1990 Texas Rangers season

1990 Texas Rangers season

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
Oakland Athletics 103 59 .636 --
Chicago White Sox 94 68 .580 9
Texas Rangers 83 79 .512 20
California Angels 80 82 .494 23
Seattle Mariners 77 85 .475 26
Kansas City Royals 75 86 .466 27½
Minnesota Twins 74 88 .457 29

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
C Geno Petralli 133 325 83 .255 0 21
1B Rafael Palmeiro 154 598 191 .319 14 89
2B Julio Franco 157 582 172 .296 11 69
3B Steve Buechele 91 251 54 .215 7 30
SS Jeff Huson 145 396 95 .240 0 28
LF Pete Incaviglia 153 529 123 .233 24 85
CF Gary Pettis 136 423 101 .239 3 31
RF Rubén Sierra 159 608 170 .280 16 96
DH Harold Baines 103 321 93 .290 13 44

Other batters

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Jack Daugherty 125 310 93 .300 6 47
Juan González 25 90 26 .289 4 12
Kevin Belcher 16 15 2 .133 0 0

Pitching

Starting pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Nolan Ryan 30 204 13 9 3.44 232

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 team page at Baseball Reference
  • 1990 Texas Rangers team page at www.baseball-almanac.com