1990 Major League Baseball season

1990 MLB season
League Major League Baseball
Sport Baseball
Duration April 9 – October 20, 1990
Draft
Top draft pick Chipper Jones
Picked by Atlanta Braves
Regular Season
Season MVP AL: Rickey Henderson (OAK)
NL: Barry Bonds (PIT)
AL champions Oakland Athletics
  AL runners-up Boston Red Sox
NL champions Cincinnati Reds
  NL runners-up Pittsburgh Pirates
World Series
Champions Cincinnati Reds
  Runners-up Oakland Athletics
Finals MVP José Rijo (CIN)

The 1990 Major League Baseball season saw the Cincinnati Reds upset the heavily favored Oakland Athletics in the World Series, for their first title since 1976.

Awards and honors

Statistical leaders

Statistic American League National League
AVGGeorge Brett KC.329Willie McGee STL.335
HRCecil Fielder DET51Ryne Sandberg CHC40
RBICecil Fielder DET132Matt Williams SF122
WinsBob Welch OAK27Doug Drabek PIT22
ERARoger Clemens BOS1.93Danny Darwin HOU2.21
SONolan Ryan TEX232David Cone NYM233
SVBobby Thigpen CHW57John Franco NYM33
SBRickey Henderson OAK65Vince Coleman STL77

Major league baseball final standings

Postseason

  League Championship Series
CBS
World Series
CBS
                 
East Boston 0  
West Oakland 4  
    AL Oakland 0
  NL Cincinnati 4
East Pittsburgh 2
West Cincinnati 4  

List of Managers

American League

TeamManagerNotes
Baltimore Orioles Frank Robinson
Boston Red Sox Joe Morgan
California Angels Doug Rader
Chicago White Sox Jeff Torborg
Cleveland Indians John McNamara
Detroit Tigers Sparky Anderson
Kansas City Royals John Wathan
Milwaukee Brewers Tom Trebelhorn
Minnesota Twins Tom Kelly
New York Yankees Bucky Dent, Stump Merrill
Oakland Athletics Tony La Russa Won American League Pennant
Seattle Mariners Jim Lefebvre
Texas Rangers Bobby Valentine
Toronto Blue Jays Cito Gaston

National League

TeamManagerNotes
Atlanta Braves Russ Nixon, Bobby Cox
Chicago Cubs Don Zimmer
Cincinnati Reds Lou Piniella Won World Series
Houston Astros Art Howe
Los Angeles Dodgers Tommy Lasorda
Montreal Expos Buck Rodgers
New York Mets Davey Johnson, Bud Harrelson
Philadelphia Phillies Nick Leyva
Pittsburgh Pirates Jim Leyland
St. Louis Cardinals Whitey Herzog, Red Schoendienst, Joe Torre
San Diego Padres Jack McKeon, Greg Riddoch
San Francisco Giants Roger Craig

Events

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