1990 Texas Rangers season

1990 Texas Rangers
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) George W. Bush
General manager(s) Tom Grieve
Manager(s) Bobby Valentine
Local television KTVT
(Jim Sundberg, Steve Busby)
HSE
(Greg Lucas, Brad Sham, Dave Barnett, Jim Sundberg)
Local radio WBAP
(Eric Nadel, Mark Holtz)
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The Texas Rangers 1990 season involved the Rangers finishing 3rd in the American League west with a record of 83 wins and 79 losses.

Offseason

Regular season

Season standings

AL West W L Pct. GB Home Road
Oakland Athletics 10359 0.636 51–30 52–29
Chicago White Sox 9468 0.580 9 49–31 45–37
Texas Rangers 8379 0.512 20 47–35 36–44
California Angels 8082 0.494 23 42–39 38–43
Seattle Mariners 7785 0.475 26 38–43 39–42
Kansas City Royals 7586 0.466 27½ 45–36 30–50
Minnesota Twins 7488 0.457 29 41–40 33–48

Record vs. opponents

1990 American League Records

Sources:
Team BAL BOS CAL CWS CLE DET KC MIL MIN NYY OAK SEA TEX TOR
Baltimore 4–97–56–66–76–78–37–66–66–74–83–98–45–8
Boston 9–47–56–69–48–54–85–84–89–44–88–45–710–3
California 5–75–75–87–55–77–67–59–46–64–95–88–57–5
Chicago 6–66–68–55–75–79–410–27–610–28–58–57–65–7
Cleveland 7–64–95–77–55–86–69–47–55–84–87–57–54–9
Detroit 7–65–87–57–58–55–73–106–67–66–67–56–65–8
Kansas City 3–88–46–74–96–67–54–88–58–44–97–65–85–7
Milwaukee 6–78–55–72–104–910–38–44–86–75–74–85–77–6
Minnesota 6–68–44–96–75–76–65–88–46–66–76–75–83–9
New York 7–64–96–62–108–56–74–87–66–60–129–33–95–8
Oakland 8–48–49–45–88–46–69–47–57–612–09–48–57–5
Seattle 9–34–88–55–85–75–76–78–47–63–94–97–66–6
Texas 4–87–55–86–75–76–68–57–58–59–35–86–77–5
Toronto 8–53–105–77–59–48–57–56–79–38–55–76–65–7

Notable transactions

Nolan Ryan's 6th No-Hitter

  • June 11, 1990: At Oakland Alameda County Coliseum, Nolan Ryan, at forty-three years, four months, and twelve days, became the oldest pitcher in major league history to throw a no-hitter. He would become the only pitcher in the history of Major League Baseball to throw a no-hitter for three different teams (the Angels, the Astros, the Rangers).[2] Ryan would also hold the distinction of holding the record for longest time between two no-hitters. Ryan who tossed his fifth no-hitter on September 26, 1981, and this one on June 11.[2]

Roster

1990 Texas Rangers
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

Player stats

Batting

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
CGeno Petralli13332583.255021
1BRafael Palmeiro154598191.3191489
2BJulio Franco157582172.2961169
3BSteve Buechele9125154.215730
SSJeff Huson14539695.240028
LFPete Incaviglia153529123.2332485
CFGary Pettis136423101.239331
RFRubén Sierra159608170.2801696
DHHarold Baines10332193.2901344

Other batters

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Jack Daugherty12531093.300647
Juan González259026.289412
Kevin Belcher16152.13300

Pitching

Starting pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Nolan Ryan302041393.44232

Other pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Relief pitchers

Player G W L SV ERA SO

Awards and honors

All-Star Game

  • Julio Franco, Second Base, Reserve

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Oklahoma City 89ers American Association Steve Smith
AA Tulsa Drillers Texas League Tommy Thompson
A Charlotte Rangers Florida State League Bobby Jones
A Gastonia Rangers South Atlantic League Orlando Gómez
Rookie GCL Rangers Gulf Coast League Chino Cadahia
Rookie Butte Copper Kings Pioneer League Bump Wills

References

  • 1990 Texas Rangers at Baseball Reference
  • 1990 Texas Rangers at Baseball Almanac
  • Johnson, Lloyd; Wolff, Miles, eds. (2007). The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball (3rd ed.). Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America. ISBN 978-1-932391-17-6. 
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