1990 New York Mets season: Wikis


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1990 New York Mets
Major league affiliations
1990 information
Owner(s) Fred Wilpon and Nelson Doubleday, Jr.
General manager(s) Frank Cashen
Manager(s) Davey Johnson and Bud Harrelson
Local television WWOR-TV/SportsChannel New York
(Ralph Kiner, Tim McCarver, Fran Healy, Rusty Staub)
Local radio WFAN
(Bob Murphy, Gary Cohen)
WSKQ-FM (spanish)
(Juan Alicea, Billy Berroa, Renato Morffi)

The New York Mets' 1990 season was the 29th regular season for the Mets. They went 91-71 and finished 2nd in the NL East. They were managed by Davey Johnson and Bud Harrelson. They played home games at Shea Stadium.



Regular season

  • Darryl Strawberry became the first player in Mets history to have three seasons with 100 RBIs.
  • During the season, Frank Viola would be the last pitcher to win at least 20 games in one season for the Mets in the 20th Century.[6]

Opening Day Starters

  • Kevin Elster
  • Dwight Gooden
  • Gregg Jefferies
  • Howard Johnson
  • Barry Lyons
  • Mike Marshall
  • Kevin McReynolds
  • Keith Miller
  • Darryl Strawberry [7]

Season standings

NL East W L Pct. GB
Pittsburgh Pirates 95 67 .586 --
New York Mets 91 71 .562 4
Montreal Expos 85 77 .525 10
Chicago Cubs 77 85 .475 18
Philadelphia Phillies 77 85 .475 18
St. Louis Cardinals 70 92 .432 25

Notable Transactions


1990 New York Mets
Pitchers Catchers





Player stats


Starters by position

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

Other batters

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Keith Hughes 8 9 0 .000 0 0
Lou Thornton 3 0 0 .--- 0 0


Starting pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Other pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Relief pitchers

Player G W L SV ERA SO

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Tidewater Tides International League Steve Swisher
AA Jackson Mets Texas League Clint Hurdle
A St. Lucie Mets Florida State League Tim Blackwell
A Columbia Mets South Atlantic League Bill Stein
Short-Season A Pittsfield Mets New York-Penn League Jim Eschen
Rookie Kingsport Mets Appalachian League Jim Thrift
Rookie GCL Mets Gulf Coast League John Tamargo



  1. ^ Gary Carter page at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ John Mitchell page at Baseball Reference
  3. ^ Randy Myers page at Baseball Reference
  4. ^ Juan Samuel page at Baseball Reference
  5. ^ D. J. Dozier page at Baseball Reference
  6. ^ Great Baseball Feats, Facts and Figures, 2008 Edition, p.98, David Nemec and Scott Flatow, A Signet Book, Penguin Group, New York, NY, ISBN 978-0-451-22363-0
  7. ^ http://baseball-almanac.com/teamstats/roster.php?y=1990&t=NYN
  8. ^ Baseball Draft: 1st Round of the 1990 June Draft - Baseball-Reference.com
  9. ^ http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/d/diazma01.shtml
  10. ^ Pat Tabler page at Baseball Reference
  11. ^ Julio Machado page at Baseball Reference
  12. ^ Dan Schatzeder page at Baseball Reference
  13. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 2007

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