BLUE JAYS FANS



1990 Season

FAN RATING
44%
Based on 27 fan votes.
DISLIKELIKE
1990 Season1990 Season
Division: AL East (2.0 GB)
Record: 86-76-0 (.531)
Pythagorean W-L: 92-70 (.568)
Finish: 2nd of 7
Manager: C.Gaston (86-76)
Attendance: 3,885,284 (+15% vs. 1989)
Avg. Ticket $: $N/A
Batters Age: 26.9 – Pitchers Age: 29.0
Payroll: $18,681,834 (+17% vs. 1989)
Cost($)/Win: $217,231 (+21% vs. 1989)
Total Player WAR: 45.8 (+8% vs. 1989)

1990 FlowFlow Comparison: 1990 to 1989 & 1988
1990 Flow – Team record above/below .500, W/L streak and run differentual per game.
1990 Flow – 1990 compared to 1989, 1988.
Standings
AL East G W L W-L% GB RF RA DIFF
1. Boston Red Sox 162 88 74 .543 0.0 699 664 35
2. Toronto Blue Jays 162 86 76 .531 2.0 767 661 106
3. Detroit Tigers 162 79 83 .488 9.0 750 754 -4
4. Cleveland Indians 162 77 85 .475 11.0 732 737 -5
5. Baltimore Orioles 161 76 85 .472 11.5 669 698 -29
6. Milwaukee Brewers 162 74 88 .457 14.0 732 760 -28
7. New York Yankees 162 67 95 .414 21.0 603 749 -146
  UNIFORM NUMBERS
 

Fernandez

Liriano

Wilson

Lee

Mulliniks

Sojo

Olerud

Borders

Bell

Williams

Quinlan

Gruber

Lawless

McGriff

Ducey

Myers

Key

Hill

Eppard

Virgil

Blair

Leiter

Stottlemyre

Ward

Cummings

Acker

Black

Wells

Stieb

Luecken

Kilgus

Whiten

Wills

MacDonald

Flanagan

Gilles

Felix

Candelaria

Henke

Cerutti

Diaz

Awards & Honours
1990 George Bell
MLB All-Star
1990 Kelly Gruber
MLB All-Star
1990 Kelly Gruber
AL Gold Glove
1990 Kelly Gruber
AL Silver Slugger
1990 Dave Stieb
MLB All-Star
Blue Jays Debuts
1990-09-18  Bud Black made his first Blue Jays appearance – vs. the New York Yankees.
1990-04-11  Willie Blair made his first Blue Jays appearance – vs. the Texas Rangers.
1990-07-28  John Candelaria made his first Blue Jays appearance – vs. the Texas Rangers.
1990-05-08  Carlos Diaz made his first Blue Jays appearance – vs. the Chicago White Sox.
1990-09-15  Jim Eppard made his first Blue Jays appearance – vs. the Baltimore Orioles.
1990-06-07  Tom Gilles made his first Blue Jays appearance – vs. the Minnesota Twins.
1990-04-11  Paul Kilgus made his first Blue Jays appearance – vs. the Texas Rangers.
1990-09-29  Rick Luecken made his first Blue Jays appearance – vs. the Boston Red Sox.
1990-09-04  Tom Quinlan made his first Blue Jays appearance – vs. the Detroit Tigers.
1990-07-14  Luis Sojo made his first Blue Jays appearance – vs. the California Angels.
1990-07-12  Mark Whiten made his first Blue Jays appearance – vs. the California Angels.
1990-06-20  Ken Williams made his first Blue Jays appearance – vs. the Boston Red Sox.
Blue Jays Departures
1990-10-03  George Bell made his final Blue Jays appearance – vs. the Baltimore Orioles.
1990-10-02  Bud Black made his final Blue Jays appearance – vs. the Baltimore Orioles.
1990-09-22  Willie Blair made his final Blue Jays appearance – vs. the Cleveland Indians.
1990-09-25  John Candelaria made his final Blue Jays appearance – vs. the Milwaukee Brewers.
1990-09-26  John Cerutti made his final Blue Jays appearance – vs. the Milwaukee Brewers.
1990-05-30  Steve Cummings made his final Blue Jays appearance – vs. the Oakland Athletics.
1990-09-28  Carlos Diaz made his final Blue Jays appearance – vs. the Boston Red Sox.
1990-10-01  Jim Eppard made his final Blue Jays appearance – vs. the Baltimore Orioles.
1990-10-03  Junior Felix made his final Blue Jays appearance – vs. the Baltimore Orioles.
1990-05-04  Mike Flanagan made his final Blue Jays appearance – vs. the Detroit Tigers.
1990-06-08  Tom Gilles made his final Blue Jays appearance – vs. the Milwaukee Brewers.
1990-06-11  Paul Kilgus made his final Blue Jays appearance – vs. the Milwaukee Brewers.
1990-07-04  Tom Lawless made his final Blue Jays appearance – vs. the California Angels.
1990-07-24  Nelson Liriano made his final Blue Jays appearance – vs. the Kansas City Royals.
1990-09-29  Rick Luecken made his final Blue Jays appearance – vs. the Boston Red Sox.
1990-10-03  Fred McGriff made his final Blue Jays appearance – vs. the Baltimore Orioles.
1990-04-24  Ozzie Virgil made his final Blue Jays appearance – vs. the Cleveland Indians.
Rare Feats / Notable Performances
1990-09-02  Dave Stieb threw a no-hitter – vs. the Cleveland Indians.
Injuries
1990-07-13: Glenallen Hill
Placed on 15-day DL
RESULTS
The 1990 Blue Jays went 86-76-0 (.531). Here is a summary of their game results. For every individual game and box scores, visit the 1990 Box Scores page.
 
Month By Month Results
March No Games April 12-9-0 (.571)
Best streak: 3 Wins
May 14-14-0 (.500)
Best streak: 5 Wins
June 15-13-0 (.536)
Best streak: 6 Wins
July 14-12-0 (.538)
Best streak: 5 Wins
August 13-16-0 (.448)
Best streak: 3 Wins
September 17-10-0 (.630)
Best streak: 6 Wins
October 1-2-0 (.333)
Best streak: 1 Wins
Record at Home Vs Opponents (44-37-0, .543)
Baltimore Orioles 5-2-0 (.714) Boston Red Sox 2-4-0 (.333)
California Angels 4-2-0 (.667) Chicago White Sox 5-1-0 (.833)
Cleveland Indians 4-3-0 (.571) Detroit Tigers 4-2-0 (.667)
Kansas City Royals 3-3-0 (.500) Milwaukee Brewers 2-4-0 (.333)
Minnesota Twins 3-3-0 (.500) New York Yankees 5-2-0 (.714)
Oakland Athletics 1-5-0 (.167) Seattle Mariners 2-4-0 (.333)
Texas Rangers 4-2-0 (.667)
Record Away Vs Opponents (42-39-0, .519)
@ Baltimore Orioles 3-3-0 (.500) @ Boston Red Sox 1-6-0 (.143)
@ California Angels 1-5-0 (.167) @ Chicago White Sox 2-4-0 (.333)
@ Cleveland Indians 5-1-0 (.833) @ Detroit Tigers 4-3-0 (.571)
@ Kansas City Royals 4-2-0 (.667) @ Milwaukee Brewers 4-3-0 (.571)
@ Minnesota Twins 6-0-0 (1.000) @ New York Yankees 3-3-0 (.500)
@ Oakland Athletics 4-2-0 (.667) @ Seattle Mariners 4-2-0 (.667)
@ Texas Rangers 1-5-0 (.167)

Top 10 Attended Games
 
# Date Home Away Fans
1990#125  1990-08-23 Toronto Blue Jays 4 Boston Red Sox 3 49,918
1990#126  1990-08-24 Toronto Blue Jays 0 Boston Red Sox 2 49,914
1990#112  1990-08-09 Toronto Blue Jays 4 Detroit Tigers 5 49,911
1990#131  1990-08-29 Toronto Blue Jays 7 Milwaukee Brewers 3 49,909
1990#69  1990-06-22 Toronto Blue Jays 7 New York Yankees 8 49,908
1990#66  1990-06-19 Toronto Blue Jays 2 Boston Red Sox 4 49,907
1990#148  1990-09-17 Toronto Blue Jays 6 New York Yankees 4 49,902
1990#153  1990-09-23 Toronto Blue Jays 5 Cleveland Indians 4 49,901
1990#139  1990-09-08 Toronto Blue Jays 3 Chicago White Sox 0 49,898
1990#128  1990-08-26 Toronto Blue Jays 0 Boston Red Sox 1 49,897

 

1990 Team Stats + Franchise Ranking | Go To Team Stats
TEAM BATTING R/G R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS DP
1990 4.73 767 1479 263 50 167 729 111 52 526 970 .265 .328 .419 .747 86
FRANCHISE RANK 19th 17th 17th 38th 5th 26th 18th 18th 32nd 14th 22nd 17th 26th 26th 25th 7th
vs. 1989 30th 28th 24th 36th 13th 35th 30th 6th 40th 18th 16th 27th 31st 40th 39th 42nd

 

TEAM PITCHING RA/G ERA CG tSHO SV IP H R ER HR BB SO WHIP K/9 HR/9 E DP F%
1990 4.08 3.84 6 9 48 1454.0 1434 661 620 143 445 892 1.292 5.52 0.89 86 144 .986
FRANCHISE RANK 6th 11th 32nd 26th 5th 11th 23rd 9th 14th 12th 6th 35th 11th 37th 9th 7th 32nd 4th
vs. 1989 4th 4th 22nd 11th 24th 2nd 19th 7th 7th 3rd 10th 37th 10th 39th 1st 42nd 12th 39th

 

 

1990 Leaders | Go To Player Stats
BATTING AVG OPS% HITS HOME RUNS RBI’s
.300 – McGriff .930 – McGriff 175 – Fernandez 35 – McGriff 118 – Gruber
WINS WHIP ERA STRIKEOUTS SAVES
18 – Stieb 1.031 – Henke 2.17 – Henke 125 – Stieb 32 – Henke
MOST APPEARANCES BY POSITION
Bell (106)
Wilson (133)
Felix (99)
Fernandez (161)
Lee (112)
Gruber (145)
Stieb (33)
Stottlemyre (33)
Key (27)
Wells (43)
Cerutti (30)
MacDonald (147)
DH) Olerud (90)
Borders (115)


POSITION PLAYERS / STATS
  G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB SH SF IBB HBP GDP
Fernandez 161 635 84 175 27 17 4 66 26 13 71 70 .276 .352 .391 .742 248 2 6 4 7 17
Gruber 150 592 92 162 36 6 31 118 14 2 48 94 .274 .330 .512 .842 303 1 13 2 8 14
Wilson 147 588 81 156 36 4 3 51 23 4 31 102 .265 .300 .355 .656 209 6 4 0 0 10
Bell 142 562 67 149 25 0 21 86 3 2 32 80 .265 .303 .422 .724 237 0 11 7 3 14
McGriff 153 557 91 167 21 1 35 88 5 3 94 108 .300 .400 .530 .930 295 1 4 12 2 7
Felix 127 463 73 122 23 7 15 65 13 8 45 99 .263 .328 .441 .769 204 2 5 0 2 4
Lee 117 391 45 95 12 4 6 41 3 1 26 90 .243 .288 .340 .628 133 1 3 0 0 9
Olerud 111 358 43 95 15 1 14 48 0 2 57 75 .265 .364 .430 .794 154 1 4 6 1 5
Borders 125 346 36 99 24 2 15 49 0 1 18 57 .286 .319 .497 .816 172 1 3 2 0 17
Hill 84 260 47 60 11 3 12 32 8 3 18 62 .231 .281 .435 .715 113 0 0 0 0 5
  G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB SH SF IBB HBP GDP
Myers 87 250 33 59 7 1 5 22 0 1 22 33 .236 .293 .332 .625 83 1 4 0 0 12
Liriano 50 170 16 36 7 2 1 15 3 5 16 20 .212 .282 .294 .576 50 1 1 0 1 5
Mulliniks 57 97 11 28 4 0 2 16 2 1 22 19 .289 .417 .392 .808 38 0 1 2 0 2
Whiten 33 88 12 24 1 1 2 7 2 0 7 14 .273 .323 .375 .698 33 0 1 0 0 2
Sojo 33 80 14 18 3 0 1 9 1 1 5 5 .225 .271 .300 .571 24 0 0 0 0 1
Williams 49 72 13 14 6 1 0 8 7 2 7 18 .194 .272 .306 .577 22 0 1 0 1 1
Ducey 19 53 7 16 5 0 0 7 1 1 7 15 .302 .387 .396 .783 21 0 1 0 1 0
Lawless 15 12 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 1 .083 .083 .083 .167 1 0 0 0 0 0
Eppard 6 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .200 .333 .200 .533 1 0 0 0 1 0
Virgil 3 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
  G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB SH SF IBB HBP GDP
Diaz 9 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .333 .333 .333 .667 1 1 0 0 0 0
Quinlan 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .500 .667 .500 1.167 1 0 0 0 1 0

 

PITCHERS / STATS
W L % G GS CG SHO GF SV IP H R ER HR BB SO HBP WP BF IBB BK ERA WHIP
Stieb 18 6 .750 33 33 2 2 0 0 208.2 179 73 68 11 64 125 10 5 861 0 0 2.93 1.165
Stottlemyre 13 17 .433 33 33 4 0 0 0 203.0 214 101 98 18 69 115 8 6 866 4 1 4.33 1.394
Wells 11 6 .647 43 25 0 0 8 3 189.0 165 72 66 14 45 115 2 7 759 3 1 3.13 1.111
Key 13 7 .650 27 27 0 0 0 0 154.2 169 79 73 20 22 88 1 0 636 2 1 4.25 1.235
Cerutti 9 9 .500 30 23 0 0 1 0 140.0 162 77 74 23 49 49 4 4 609 3 1 4.73 1.507
Ward 2 8 .200 73 0 0 0 39 11 127.2 101 51 49 9 42 112 1 5 508 10 0 3.45 1.120
Wills 6 4 .600 44 4 0 0 6 0 99.0 101 54 52 13 38 72 1 1 422 7 0 4.70 1.404
Acker 4 4 .500 59 0 0 0 19 1 91.2 103 49 39 9 30 54 3 4 403 5 1 3.83 1.451
Henke 2 4 .333 61 0 0 0 58 32 74.2 58 18 18 8 19 75 1 6 297 2 0 2.17 1.031
Blair 3 5 .375 27 6 0 0 8 0 68.2 66 33 31 4 28 43 1 3 297 4 0 4.06 1.369
W L % G GS CG SHO GF SV IP H R ER HR BB SO HBP WP BF IBB BK ERA WHIP
Candelaria 0 3 .000 13 2 0 0 5 1 21.1 32 13 13 2 11 19 2 2 106 3 0 5.48 2.016
Flanagan 2 2 .500 5 5 0 0 0 0 20.1 28 14 12 3 8 5 0 0 94 0 0 5.31 1.770
Kilgus 0 0 nan 11 0 0 0 4 0 16.1 19 11 11 2 7 7 1 0 74 1 0 6.06 1.592
Black 2 1 .667 3 2 0 0 1 0 15.2 10 7 7 2 3 3 1 0 61 0 0 4.02 0.830
Cummings 0 0 nan 6 2 0 0 2 0 12.1 22 7 7 4 5 4 1 0 58 0 0 5.11 2.189
Leiter 0 0 nan 4 0 0 0 2 0 6.1 1 0 0 0 2 5 0 0 22 0 0 0.00 0.474
MacDonald 0 0 nan 4 0 0 0 1 0 2.1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 8 0 0 0.00 0.857
Gilles 1 0 1.000 2 0 0 0 1 0 1.1 2 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 6 0 0 6.75 1.500
Luecken 0 0 nan 1 0 0 0 1 0 1.0 2 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 5 0 0 6.75 3.000

 

10 Most Valuable Players
  RBat Rbaser Rdp Rfield Rpos RAA WAA Rrep RAR WAR waaWL% 162WL% oWAR dWAR oRAR
McGriff 38 0 0 -2 -8 29 3 23 52 5.2 0.520 0.519 5.5 -1.1 53
Fernandez 1 1 -1 9 10 20 2 24 45 4.5 0.513 0.513 3.8 2.0 36
Gruber 19 6 -1 -7 2 19 2 23 42 4.2 0.513 0.512 5.1 -0.5 48
Borders 7 -1 -3 7 6 16 2 13 29 3.0 0.514 0.511 2.3 1.3 22
Felix 5 1 2 -3 -3 1 0 19 20 1.9 0.501 0.501 2.4 -0.8 23
Wilson -18 4 3 7 2 -3 0 22 20 1.9 0.498 0.498 1.2 0.9 12
Olerud 8 0 2 2 -9 2 0 15 18 1.7 0.502 0.502 1.6 -0.8 15
Lee -13 2 0 5 4 -2 0 15 13 1.2 0.498 0.498 0.7 0.9 7
Bell -5 0 -1 3 -7 -9 -1 22 12 1.1 0.493 0.494 0.9 -0.5 9
Mulliniks 3 0 0 0 -1 3 0 4 7 0.7 0.506 0.502 0.7 -0.1 7

 

10 Most Valuable Pitchers
  R RA9 RA9opp RA9def RA9role PPFp RA9Avg RAA WAA gmLI WAAadj WAR RAR waaWL% 162WL%
Stieb 73 3.15 4.39 0.17 0.15 104.3 4.57 34 4.0 0.00 -0.1 5.9 53 0.620 0.525
Wells 72 3.43 4.35 0.17 0.10 104.0 4.45 23 2.5 1.21 -0.1 4.3 39 0.559 0.516
Henke 18 2.17 4.35 0.14 -0.34 104.8 4.05 16 1.8 1.68 0.4 3.0 23 0.529 0.511
Stottlemyre 101 4.48 4.29 0.18 0.15 105.5 4.50 2 0.2 0.00 -0.1 2.1 20 0.506 0.501
Ward 51 3.60 4.35 0.15 -0.34 105.2 4.07 8 0.8 1.23 -0.2 1.9 19 0.511 0.505
Key 79 4.60 4.35 0.18 0.15 106.3 4.59 1 0.1 0.00 -0.1 1.5 15 0.504 0.501
Cerutti 77 4.95 4.35 0.19 0.13 104.5 4.47 -6 -0.7 0.69 -0.1 0.6 6 0.477 0.496
Blair 33 4.33 4.25 0.17 -0.08 104.4 4.17 -1 -0.1 0.72 -0.1 0.5 5 0.497 0.500
Leiter 0 0.00 4.42 0.13 -0.34 109.1 4.30 3 0.3 0.12 -0.2 0.3 4 0.587 0.502
Black 7 4.02 4.34 0.18 0.09 97.7 4.14 0 0.0 2.16 0.0 0.2 2 0.512 0.500
Top 10 SalariesSalary Index
Player Salary $ Per Game Total as Blue Jay
1. George Bell 2,000,000 $14,085 $8,154,500
2. Dave Stieb 1,600,000 $48,485 $8,601,302
3. Tony Fernandez 1,500,000 $9,317 $4,652,500
4. Jimmy Key 1,466,667 $54,321 $4,951,699
5. Fred McGriff 1,450,000 $9,477 $2,000,000
6. Tom Henke 1,166,667 $19,126 $3,448,667
7. Kelly Gruber 1,150,000 $7,667 $2,026,500
8. Mookie Wilson 1,125,000 $7,653 $1,125,000
9. Mike Flanagan 1,037,500 $207,500 $2,475,000
10. John Cerutti 762,500 $25,417 $1,674,500
Amateur Draft Top 10 PicksDraft Index
Phase Rnd. # Player Signed Bonus Source School
June-Reg 1 22 Steve Karsay (P) Yes 0.18 MM HS Christ the King (Flushing,NY)
June-Reg 2 62 Chris Weinke (3B) Yes 0.00 MM HS Cretin-Derham Hall (St. Paul,MN)
June-Reg 2 71 Tim Hyers (1B-OF) Yes 0.00 MM HS Newton (Covington,GA)
June-Reg 3 95 Felipe Crespo (LF-RF) Yes 0.00 MM HS Colegio Catolico Notre Dame (Caguas,PR)
June-Reg 4 123 Howard Battle (3B) Yes 0.00 MM HS Mercy Cross (Biloxi,MS)
June-Reg 5 150 Scott Burrell (P) Yes 0.00 MM College Connecticut
June-Reg 6 177 David Tollison (2B) Yes 0.00 MM College Texas
June-Reg 7 204 Scott Brow (P) Yes 0.00 MM College Washington
June-Reg 8 231 Paul Menhart (P) Yes 0.00 MM College Western Carolina
June-Reg 9 258 Huck Flener (P) Yes 0.00 MM College Cal State Fullerton