1990 Baltimore Orioles season
|1990 Baltimore Orioles|
|Major League affiliations|
|General manager(s)||Roland Hemond|
(Jim Palmer, Brooks Robinson)
Home Team Sports
(Rex Barney, Mel Proctor, John Lowenstein)
(Jon Miller, Joe Angel, Charlie Slowes)
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- October 3, 1989: Mark Huismann was released by the Orioles.
- November 2, 1989: Jamie Quirk was released by the Orioles.
- December 5, 1989: Keith Hughes and Cesar Mejia (minors) were traded by the Orioles to the New York Mets for John Mitchell and Joaquin Contreras (minors).
- February 20, 1990: Sam Horn was signed as a free agent by the Orioles.
- February 22, 1990: Danny Boone was signed as a free agent by the Orioles.
On May 25, 1990, the Orioles announced that the team would move their spring training home games from Miami Stadium where they had played since 1959 to Bradenton and Sarasota in 1991. When Cleveland announced that they would leave Hi Corbett Field for Florida, Tucson tried to attract the Orioles to move to Arizona.
Ben McDonald became the first Oriole to win his first six major league decisions.
|Boston Red Sox||88||74||0.543||—||51–30||37–44|
|Toronto Blue Jays||86||76||0.531||2||44–37||42–39|
|New York Yankees||67||95||0.414||21||37–44||30–51|
Record vs. opponents
1990 American League Records
Opening Day starters
- Phil Bradley
- Steve Finley
- Sam Horn
- Dave Johnson
- Randy Milligan
- Joe Orsulak
- Billy Ripken
- Cal Ripken, Jr.
- Mickey Tettleton
- Craig Worthington
- June 4, 1990: 1990 Major League Baseball draft
- June 5, 1990: Jay Tibbs was traded by the Orioles to the Pittsburgh Pirates for a player to be named later. The Pirates completed the deal by sending Dorn Taylor to the Orioles on September 5.
- July 30, 1990: Phil Bradley was traded by the Orioles to the Chicago White Sox for Ron Kittle.
|1990 Baltimore Orioles|
Starters by position
Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs Batted In
|SS||Cal Ripken, Jr.||161||600||150||.250||21||84|
|AAA||Rochester Red Wings||International League||Greg Biagini|
|AA||Hagerstown Suns||Eastern League||Jerry Narron|
|A||Frederick Keys||Carolina League||Wally Moon|
|A||Wausau Timbers||Midwest League||Mike Young|
|Rookie||Bluefield Orioles||Appalachian League||Gus Gil|
- Mark Huismann at Baseball-Reference
- Jamie Quirk at Baseball-Reference
- John Mitchell at Baseball-Reference
- Sam Horn at Baseball-Reference
- Danny Boone at Baseball-Reference
- Associated Press (May 27, 1990). "BASEBALL; Orioles to Switch Spring Training Sites". New York Times. Retrieved June 9, 2009.
- "Tucson Trying to Attract Orioles". Los Angeles Times. December 13, 1990. Retrieved June 9, 2009.
- 1990 Baltimore Orioles Roster by Baseball Almanac
- Baseball Draft: 1st Round of the 1990 June Draft Baseball-Reference.com
- Scott McClain at Baseball-Reference
- Dorn Taylor at Baseball-Reference
- Phil Bradley at Baseball-Reference
- Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 2007
- 1990 Baltimore Orioles team at Baseball-Reference
- 1990 Baltimore Orioles season at baseball-almanac.com