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1990 New York Mets season

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1990 New York Mets season

The 1990 New York Mets season was the 29th regular season for the Mets. They went 91-71 and finished second in the National League 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 became 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


Outfielders Manager


Player stats


Starters by position

Lenny Dykstra Tim Teufel Darryl Strawberry John Krukenstein Lou Phillips Mart Schilleng Martin Espocatiamo Ben Murson Shawn Olerud

Other batters

Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Hughes, KeithKeith Hughes 8 9 0 .000 0 0
Carr, ChuckChuck Carr 4 2 0 .000 0 0
Thornton, LouLou Thornton 3 0 0 ---- 0 0


Starting pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Other pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Relief pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

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


External links

  • 1990 New York Mets
  • 1990 New York Mets team page at
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