1990 National League
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The 1990 season of the National League was the one hundred fifteenth season of the league.
- Bold indicates league champion, Italics indicates World Series champion
|Rank||Team||G||W||L||T||WPCT||GB||RS (RS/G)||RA (RA/G)||AVG||OBP||SLG||ERA||FPCT|
|1||Pittsburgh Pirates||162||95||67||0||.586||-.-||733 (4.52)||619 (3.82)||0.259||0.331||0.405||3.40||0.979|
|2||New York Mets||162||91||71||0||.562||4.0||775 (4.78)||613 (3.78)||0.256||0.322||0.408||3.42||0.978|
|3||Montreal Expos||162||85||77||0||.525||10.0||662 (4.09)||598 (3.69)||0.250||0.322||0.370||3.37||0.982|
|4||Philadelphia Phillies||162||77||85||0||.475||18.0||646 (3.99)||729 (4.50)||0.255||0.326||0.363||4.07||0.981|
|5||Chicago Cubs||162||77||85||0||.475||18.0||690 (4.26)||774 (4.78)||0.263||0.313||0.392||4.34||0.980|
|6||St. Louis Cardinals||162||70||92||0||.432||25.0||599 (3.70)||698 (4.31)||0.256||0.320||0.358||3.87||0.979|
|1||Cincinnati Reds||162||91||71||0||.562||-.-||693 (4.28)||597 (3.69)||0.265||0.322||0.399||3.39||0.983|
|2||Los Angeles Dodgers||162||86||76||0||.531||5.0||728 (4.49)||685 (4.23)||0.262||0.327||0.382||3.72||0.979|
|3||San Francisco Giants||162||85||77||0||.525||6.0||719 (4.44)||710 (4.38)||0.262||0.321||0.396||4.08||0.983|
|4||San Diego Padres||162||75||87||0||.463||16.0||673 (4.15)||673 (4.15)||0.257||0.320||0.380||3.68||0.977|
|5||Houston Astros||162||75||87||0||.463||16.0||573 (3.54)||656 (4.05)||0.242||0.312||0.345||3.61||0.978|
|6||Atlanta Braves||162||65||97||0||.401||26.0||682 (4.21)||821 (5.07)||0.250||0.309||0.396||4.58||0.974|
- Bold indicates league record, Italics indicate all-time record
The National League lost the sixty-first midsummer classic at Wrigley Field in Chicago, IL on Tuesday, July 10, 1990 by a score of 2 to 0. The league's manager was Roger Craig.
The National League Championship Series, featured Pittsburgh Pirates, the Eastern Division winner, and the Cincinnati Reds, the Western Division winner. The Reds defeated the Pirates, 4 games to 2.
In the World Series, the National League champion Cincinnati Reds defeated the American League's Oakland Athletics, 4 games to 0.
The winner of the league's Most Valuable Player Award, given its Most Valuable Player, was Barry Bonds, an outfielder with the Pittsburgh Pirates. In the award's voting, he had 331 out of a possible 336 points and 23 first place votes.
The winner of the league's Cy Young Award, given its best pitcher, was Doug Drabek of the Pittsburgh Pirates. In the award's voting, he had 118 out of a possible 120 points and 23 first place votes.
The winner of the league's Rookie of the Year Award, given its best rookie player, was David Justice, an outfielder with the Atlanta Braves. In the award's voting, he had 118 out of a possible 120 points and 23 first place votes.
The following players won the Gold Glove Award, given to the league's best fielders as voted upon by its managers and coaches, at their respective position.
The following players won the Silver Slugger Award, given to the league's best fielders as voted upon by its managers and coaches, at their respective position.
- Player of the Month Award
- April: Bobby Bonilla, Pittsburgh Pirates
- May: Andre Dawson, Chicago Cubs
- June: Ryne Sandberg, Chicago Cubs
- July: Barry Bonds, Pittsburgh Pirates
- August: David Justice, Atlanta Braves
- September: Kal Daniels, Los Angeles Dodgers
- Pitcher of the Month Award
- April: John Tudor, St. Louis Cardinals
- May: Jack Armstrong, Cincinnati Reds
- June: Ramon Martinez, Los Angeles Dodgers
- July: Danny Darwin, Houston Astros and Doug Drabek, Pittsburgh Pirates
- August: Doug Drabek, Pittsburgh Pirates
- September: Dwight Gooden, New York Mets
Hall of Fame Game
The 1990 Hall of Fame Game was scheduled to be played on August 6 at Doubleday Field in Cooperstown, NY near the National Baseball Hall of Fame. The game between the Montreal Expos and the Baltimore Orioles was rained out.
- Ron Barnes
- Greg Bonin
- Fred Brocklander
- Jerry Crawford
- Gary Darling
- Bob Davidson
- Gerry Davis
- Dana DeMuth
- Bob Engel
- Bruce Froemming
- Eric Gregg
- Tom Hallion
- Doug Harvey
- Mark Hirschbeck
- Bill Hohn
- Jerry Layne
- Randy Marsh
- John McSherry
- Ed Montague
- Larry Poncino
- Frank Pulli
- Jim Quick
- Ed Rapuano
- Charlie Reliford
- Dutch Rennert
- Steve Rippley
- Paul Runge
- Terry Tata
- Harry Wendelstedt
- Joe West
- Dan Wickham
- Charlie Williams
- Mike Winters
- Zander Hollander, ed.: The Complete Handbook of Baseball: 20th Anniversary Edition 1990, Signet Books, New American Library, New York, NY, 1990. ISBN 0-451-16449-0
- Will Leitch: "1990: The Oakland A's and the dynasty that wasn't", mlb.com, May 22, 2020. 
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