1991 Seattle Mariners season

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1991 Seattle Mariners
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Jeff Smulyan
Manager(s) Jim Lefebvre
Local television KSTW-TV 11
(Dave Niehaus, Rick Rizzs, Joe Simpson)
KIRO-TV 7
(Greg Gumbel, Joe Simpson)
Local radio KIRO 710 AM
(Dave Niehaus, Rick Rizzs, Joe Simpson)
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The Seattle Mariners 1991 season was their 15th since the franchise creation, and ended the season finishing 5th in the American League West, finishing with a record of 83-79. It was the first above-.500 season in franchise history.

Offseason[edit]

  • November 25, 1990: Rich Amaral was signed as a free agent by the Mariners.[1]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

AL West W L Pct. GB Home Away
Minnesota Twins 95 67 .586 -- 51-30 44-37
Chicago White Sox 87 75 .537 8 46-35 41-40
Texas Rangers 85 77 .525 10 46-35 39-42
Oakland Athletics 84 78 .519 11 47-34 37-44
Seattle Mariners 83 79 .512 12 45-36 38-43
Kansas City Royals 82 80 .506 13 40-41 42-39
California Angels 81 81 .500 14 40-41 41-40

Notable transactions[edit]

  • May 17, 1991: The Seattle Mariners traded cash and a player to be named later to the New York Yankees for Mike Blowers. The Mariners completed the deal by sending Jim Blueberg (minors) to the Yankees on June 22.[3]
  • June 22, 1991: Randy Kramer was signed as a free agent by the Mariners.[4]

Roster[edit]

1991 Seattle Mariners
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

Player stats[edit]

= Indicates team leader

Batting[edit]

Starters by position[edit]

Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At Bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting Average; HR = Home Runs; RBI = Runs Batted In

Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
C Dave Valle 132 324 63 .194 8 32
1B Pete O'Brien 152 560 139 .248 17 88
2B Harold Reynolds 161 631 160 .254 3 57
3B Edgar Martínez 150 544 167 .307 14 52
SS Omar Vizquel 142 426 98 .230 1 41
LF Greg Briley 139 381 99 .260 2 26
CF Ken Griffey, Jr. 154 548 179 .327 22 100
RF Jay Buhner 137 406 99 .244 27 77
DH Alvin Davis 145 462 102 .221 12 69

Other batters[edit]

Note: G = Games played; AB = At Bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting Average; HR = Home Runs; RBI = Runs Batted In

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Jeff Schaefer 84 164 41 .250 1 11
Rich Amaral 14 16 1 .063 0 0

Pitching[edit]

Starting pitchers[edit]

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Randy Johnson 33 201⅓ 13 10 3.98 228
Rich DeLucia 32 182 12 13 5.09 98
Brian Holman 30 195⅓ 13 14 3.69 108
Erik Hanson 27 174⅔ 8 8 3.81 143
Bill Krueger 35 175 11 8 3.60 91
Scott Bankhead 17 60⅔ 3 6 4.90 28

Other pitchers[edit]

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Relief pitchers[edit]

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Bill Swift 71 1 2 17 1.99 48
Mike Jackson 72 7 7 14 3.25 74
Russ Swan 63 6 2 2 3.43 33
Rob Murphy 57 0 1 4 3.00 34
Mike Schooler 34 3 3 7 3.67 31

Awards and honors[edit]

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Calgary Cannons Pacific Coast League Keith Bodie
AA Jacksonville Suns Southern League Jim Nettles
A San Bernardino Spirit California League Tommy Jones
A Peninsula Pilots Carolina League Steve Smith
Short-Season A Bellingham Mariners Northwest League Dave Myers
Rookie AZL Mariners Arizona League Myron Pines

[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rich Amaral page at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ The Nolan Ryan Express | The Strikeout King | smackbomb.com/nolanryan
  3. ^ Mike Blowers page at Baseball Reference
  4. ^ Randy Kramer page at Baseball Reference
  5. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 2nd and 3rd editions. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 1997 and 2007

External links[edit]