1990 Atlanta Braves season
| 1990 Atlanta Braves |
|Major league affiliations|
|General manager(s)||Bobby Cox, John Schuerholz|
|Manager(s)||Russ Nixon, Bobby Cox|
|Local television|| WTBS|
|Local radio|| WSB|
(Pete Van Wieren, Skip Caray, Don Sutton)
|Previous season Next season|
The Atlanta Braves season of 1990 was the team's 25th in Atlanta, and the 115th in franchise history as a member of the National League. The Braves won 65 and lost 97, en route to their sixth place finish in the NL West, 26 games behind the World Champion Cincinnati Reds. On June 23, Bobby Cox replaced Russ Nixon as the team's manager, a job Cox would hold for the next two decades.
- 1 Offseason
- 2 Regular season
- 3 Player stats
- 4 Award winners
- 5 Farm system
- 6 References
- December 15, 1989: Gerald Perry and Jim LeMasters (minors) were traded by the Braves to the Kansas City Royals for Charlie Leibrandt and Rick Luecken.
- December 17, 1989: Ricky Trlicek was traded by the Braves to the Toronto Blue Jays for Ernie Whitt and Kevin Batiste.
Opening Day starters
|Los Angeles Dodgers||86||76||5.0||.531|
|San Francisco Giants||85||77||6.0||.525|
|San Diego Padres||75||87||16.0||.463|
- April 30, 1990: Sergio Valdez was selected off waivers from the Braves by the Cleveland Indians.
- May 2, 1990: Greg Tubbs was traded by the Braves to the Pittsburgh Pirates for Rico Rossy.
- July 12, 1990: Derek Lilliquist was traded by the Braves to the San Diego Padres for Mark Grant.
- July 23, 1990: Marvin Freeman was traded by the Philadelphia Phillies to the Braves for Joe Boever.
- August 3, 1990: Dale Murphy was traded by the Braves with a player to be named later to the Philadelphia Phillies for players to be named later and Jeff Parrett. The Braves sent Tommy Greene (August 9, 1990) to the Phillies to complete the trade. The Phillies sent Jim Vatcher (August 9, 1990) and Víctor Rosario (September 4, 1990) to the Braves to complete the trade.
- August 16, 1990: Billy Taylor was signed as a Free Agent by the Braves.
- June 4, 1990: 1990 Major League Baseball Draft
|1990 Atlanta Braves|
Starters by position
Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At Bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting Average; HR = Home Runs; RBI = Runs Batted In
|C||Olson, GregGreg Olson||100||298||78||.262||7||36|
|1B||Justice, DavidDavid Justice||127||439||124||.282||28||78|
|CF||Gant, RonRon Gant||152||575||174||.303||32||84|
|RF||Murphy, DaleDale Murphy||97||349||81||.232||17||55|
|Whitt, ErnieErnie Whitt||67||180||31||.172||2||10|
|Vatcher, JimJim Vatcher||21||27||7||.259||0||3|
|Rosario, VíctorVíctor Rosario||9||7||1||.143||0||0|
|Leibrandt, CharlieCharlie Leibrandt||24||162||9||11||3.16||76|
|Luecken, RickRick Luecken||36||1||4||1||5.77||35|
|Valdez, SergioSergio Valdez||6||0||0||0||6.75||3|
- Greg Olson, Catcher
|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||Randy Ingle|
|Rookie||GCL Braves||Gulf Coast League||Jim Procopio|
|Rookie||Idaho Falls Braves||Pioneer League||Steve Curry|
- 1990 Atlanta Braves team page at Baseball Reference
- Atlanta Braves on Baseball Almanac