Giants Cards of the Mid 1970s

Friday, August 7, 2009

1990 Topps Giants Part 1

1990 San Francisco Giants
  • Team record: 85-77 (3rd in NL West - 6 games behind Cincinnati Reds)
  • Attendance: 1,975,528 (8th of 12)
  • Team batting: .262 - 3rd in NL
  • Team home runs: 152 - 3rd in NL
  • Team ERA: 4.08 - 9th in NL
  • Team fielding: .983 - 1st in NL
  • Gold Gloves: none
  • Silver Sluggers: Don Robinson (P), Matt Williams (3B)
  • All Stars: Will Clark (starting 1B), Kevin Mitchell (starting LF), Jeff Brantley (P), Matt Williams (3B)

Roger Craig (#351) managed the Giants from the end of the 1985 season through the 1992 season. His record with the Giants was 586-566 (.509). He won two NL West titles (1987 and 1989) and one NL pennant (1989).



Gary Carter (#19T) batted .254 with nine home runs in 92 games. He was released by the New York Mets and signed by the Giants before the 1990 season. He left the Giants after the season as a free agent.

Kirt Manwaring (#678) batted .154 in 13 at bats for the Giants in 1990. He had two short stints with the Giants and spent the rest of the season with AAA Phoenix.



Terry Kennedy (#372) was the starting catcher. He batted .277 with 22 doubles and two home runs in 303 at bats.
The following players saw action behind the plate for the Giants in 1990 but didn't get Topps cards:
  • Steve Decker (.296 in 54 at bats)
  • Bill Bathe (.229 in 48 at bats)
  • Mark Bailey (.143 in 7 at bats)

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