Giants Cards of the Mid 1970s

Thursday, March 11, 2010

1991 Topps Giants - Part 1

This is a great card of Roger Craig (#579). The 1991 Giants were mediocre at best. They had trouble scoring runs --- the power was there but they didn't get on base enough. There also were problems in the starting rotation.

Team Record: 75-87 (4th in NL West, 19 games behind Atlanta)
Team Batting: .246 (7th in NL)
Team HR: 141 (3rd in NL)
Team ERA: 4.03 (12th in NL)
Team Fielding: .982 (1st in NL)
Attendance: 1,737,478 (10th in NL)
Gold Glove Winners: Will Clark (1B); Matt Williams (3B)
Silver Slugger Winners: Will Clark (1B)
NL All Stars: Will Clark (starting 1B)
NL Leaders: Will Clark (.536 slugging pct.); Bud Black (losses, 16); John Burkett (hit by pitch, 10)
Team Leaders:
Batting Average - Willie McGee (.312)
Home Runs - Matt Williams (34)
RBI - Will Clark (116)
Stolen Bases - Willie McGee (17)
Wins - Trevor Wilson (13)
Saves - Dave Righetti (24)

Terry Kennedy (#66) batted .234 in 171 AB
Gary Carter (#310) didn't play for the Giants in 1991. He left the Giants after the 1990 season and signed with the LA Dodgers.
Bill Bathe (#679) didn't play for the Giants in 1991. He was released by the Giants after the 1990 season and retired.
Steve Decker (#29T) batted .206 in 233 at bats.

Others who caught for the Giants in 1991 but who didn't get 1991 Topps Giants cards:

Kirt Manwaring (.225 in 178 AB)