1990 San Francisco Giants season

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1990 San Francisco Giants
Major League affiliations
Other information
Owner(s) Bob Lurie
General manager(s) Al Rosen
Manager(s) Roger Craig
Local television KTVU
(Duane Kuiper, Ron Fairly, Hank Greenwald)
SportsChannel America
(Joe Morgan, Duane Kuiper)
Local radio KNBR
(Ron Fairly, Hank Greenwald, Mike Krukow)
(Tito Fuentes, Julio Gonzalez)
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The 1990 San Francisco Giants season was the Giants' 108th season in Major League Baseball, their 33rd season in San Francisco since their move from New York following the 1957 season, and their 31st at Candlestick Park. The team finished in third place in the National League West with an 85-77 record, 6 games behind the Cincinnati Reds.


  • December 3, 1990: Willie McGee was signed as a free agent by the Giants.[1]
  • January 19, 1990: Gary Carter was signed as a free agent by the Giants.[2]

Regular season[edit]

  • In a game against the San Diego Padres, Gary Carter broke the National League record set by Al Lopez for most games caught by a catcher. It was Carter’s 1,862nd game as a catcher.

Opening Day starters[edit]

Season standings[edit]

NL West W L GB Pct.
Cincinnati Reds 91 71 -- .562
Los Angeles Dodgers 86 76 5.0 .531
San Francisco Giants 85 77 6.0 .525
Houston Astros 75 87 16.0 .463
San Diego Padres 75 87 16.0 .463
Atlanta Braves 65 97 26.0 .401

Notable transactions[edit]

Draft picks[edit]

  • June 4, 1990: Rikkert Faneyte was drafted by the San Francisco Giants in the 16th round of the 1990 amateur draft. Player signed March 19, 1991.[9]

Major League debuts[edit]

  • Batters:
    • Steve Decker (Sep 18)
    • Mark Leonard (Jul 21)
    • Rick Parker (May 4)
    • Andres Santana (Sep 16)
  • Pitchers:
    • Mark Dewey (Aug 24)
    • Eric Gunderson (Apr 11)
    • Paul McClellan (Sep 2)
    • Rafael Novoa (Jul 31) [10]


1990 San Francisco Giants
Pitchers Catchers


Outfielders Manager


Player stats[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
1B Will Clark 154 600 177 .295 19 95

Other batters[edit]

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Gary Carter 92 244 62 .254 9 27


Starting pitchers[edit]

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Other pitchers[edit]

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Relief pitchers[edit]

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Rick Rodriguez 3 0 0 0 8.10 2
Greg Booker 2 0 0 0 13.50 0

Award winners[edit]

All-Star Game

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Phoenix Firebirds Pacific Coast League Duane Espy
AA Shreveport Captains Texas League Bill Evers
A San Jose Giants California League Tom Spencer
A Clinton Giants Midwest League Jack Mull
Short-Season A Everett Giants Northwest League Deron McCue

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Shreveport[11]


External links[edit]