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1989 Atlanta Braves season

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1989 Atlanta Braves season

1989 Atlanta Braves
Major league affiliations
1989 information
Owner(s) Ted Turner
General manager(s) Bobby Cox
Manager(s) Russ Nixon
Local television WTBS
Superstation WTBS
Local radio WSB
(Ernie Johnson, Pete Van Wieren, Skip Caray, Don Sutton)
Previous season     Next season


Regular season

Season standings

NL West W L GB Pct.
San Francisco Giants 92 70 -- .568
San Diego Padres 89 73 3.0 .549
Houston Astros 86 76 6.0 .531
Los Angeles Dodgers 77 83 14.0 .481
Cincinnati Reds 75 87 17.0 .463
Atlanta Braves 63 97 28.0 .394

Opening Day starters

Notable transactions


1989 Atlanta Braves
Pitchers Catchers


Outfielders Manager


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
C Davis, JodyJody Davis 78 231 39 .169 4 19
1B Perry, GeraldGerald Perry 72 266 67 .252 4 21
2B Treadway, JeffJeff Treadway 134 473 131 .277 8 40
3B Blauser, JeffJeff Blauser 142 456 123 .270 12 46
SS Thomas, AndrésAndrés Thomas 141 554 118 .213 13 57
LF Smith, LonnieLonnie Smith 134 482 152 .315 21 79
CF Murphy, DaleDale Murphy 154 574 131 .228 20 84
RF Gregg, TommyTommy Gregg 102 276 67 .243 6 23

Other batters

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Evans, DarrellDarrell Evans 107 276 57 .207 11 39
Berroa, GerónimoGerónimo Berroa 81 136 36 .265 2 9
Justice, DavidDavid Justice 16 51 12 .235 1 3


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
Valdez, SergioSergio Valdez 19 1 2 0 6.06 26

Award winners

1989 Major League Baseball All-Star Game

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Richmond Braves International League Jim Beauchamp
AA Greenville Braves Southern League Buddy Bailey
A Durham Bulls Carolina League Grady Little
A Burlington Braves Midwest League Jim Saul
A Sumter Braves South Atlantic League Ned Yost
Rookie Pulaski Braves Appalachian League Fred Koenig
Rookie GCL Braves Gulf Coast League Jim Procopio
Rookie Idaho Falls Braves Pioneer League Cloyd Boyer


  • 1989 Atlanta Braves team page at Baseball Reference
  • Atlanta Braves on Baseball Almanac

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