October 4, 1989

National League awards [1989]



Commissioner Bart Giamatti banned Reds manager Pete Rose from baseball for betting on games. Giamanti died of a heart attack eight days later. Mike Schmidt retired in May. The next month, he was voted to the All-Star Game. Vince Coleman stole a record 50 consecutive bases without being caught.

Babe Ruth Award | Will Clark, Giants. 23 home runs, 111 RBIs, .333 batting average, .407 on-base percentage, .546 slugging percentage, 111 runs, 38 doubles.

2. Kevin Mitchell, Giants
3. Howard Johnson, Mets
4. Lonnie Smith, Atlanta

Walter Johnson Award | Orel Hershiser, Dodgers. 15-15, 2.31 ERA, 178 strikeouts and 77 walks in 256.2 innings. Hershiser threw 169 pitches on the last day of the season, giving up one run on 10 hits and three walks, to avoid a losing record.

Jackie Robinson Award | Greg Harris, Padres. 8-9, 2.60 ERA, 106 strikeouts and 52 walks in 135 innings.

2. Dwight Smith, Cubs
3. Jerome Walton, Cubs

Connie Mack Award | Don Zimmer, Cubs. 93-69 [.574]

2. Roger Craig, Giants
3. Jack McKeon, Padres



Catcher | Craig Biggio, Astros. 13 home runs, 60 RBIs, .257 batting average, .336 on-base percentage, .402 slugging percentage. 2. Mike Scioscia, Dodgers. Best fielder | Scioscia

First base | Will Clark, Giants. 23 home runs, 111 RBIs, .333 batting average, .407 on-base percentage, .546 slugging percentage, 111 runs, 38 doubles. Best fielder | Eddie Murray, Dodgers.

2. Glenn Davis, Astros
3. Jack Clark, Padres

Second base | Ryne Sandberg, Cubs. 30 home runs, 76 RBIs, .290 batting average, .356 on-base percentage, .497 slugging percentage, 104 runs. Best fielder | Jose Oquendo, Cardinals.

Third base | Howard Johnson, Mets. 36 home runs, 101 RBIs, .287 batting average, .369 on-base percentage, .559 slugging percentage, 104 runs, 41 doubles, 41 stolen bases. 2. Bobby Bonilla, Pirates. Best fielder | Ken Caminiti, Astros.

Shortstop | Ozzie Smith, Cardinals. 2 home runs, 50 RBIs, .273 batting average, .335 on-base percentage, .361 slugging percentage, 29 stolen bases. Best fielder | Ozzie

Left field | Kevin Mitchell, Giants. 47 home runs, 125 RBIs, .291 batting average, .388 on-base percentage, .635 slugging percentage, 100 runs.

2. Lonnie Smith, Atlanta
3. Barry Bonds, Pirates

Center field | Eric Davis, Reds. 34 home runs, 101 RBIs, .281 batting average, .367 on-base percentage, .541 slugging percentage. Best fielder | Gerald Young, Astros.

Right field | Von Hayes, Phillies. 26 home runs, 78 RBIs, .259 batting average, .376 on-base percentage, .461 slugging percentage, 101 walks, 28 stolen bases.

Outfield | Tony Gwynn, Padres. 4 home runs, 62 RBIs, .336 batting average, .389 on-base percentage, .424 slugging percentage, 203 hits, 40 stolen bases.



Starting rotation |

1. Orel Hershiser, Dodgers.
15-15, 2.31 ERA, 178 strikeouts and 77 walks in 256.2 innings.

2. Bruce Hurst, Padres. 15-11, 2.69 ERA, 179 strikeouts and 66 walks in 244.2 innings, 10 complete games.

3. Ed Whitson, Padres. 16-11, 2.66 ERA, 117 strikeouts and 48 walks in 227 innings.

4. Greg Maddux, Cubs. 19-12, 2.95 ERA, 135 strikeouts and 82 walks in 238.1 innings.

5. Dennis Martinez, Expos. 16-7, 3.18 ERA, 142 strikeouts and 49 walks in 232 innings. 6. Bryn Smith, Expos. 7. Mark Langston, Expos. 8. Mike Bielecki, Cubs.

Reliever | Mark Davis, Padres. 4-3, 1.85 ERA, 44 saves, 92 strikeouts and 31 walks in 92.2 innings.
— Kevin Brewer

July 5, 1989

1989 NL All-Star voting

CATCHER | 1. Benito Santiago, San Diego, 1,307,368.

2. Tony Pena, St. Louis, 741,696. 3. Mike Scioscia, Los Angeles, 621,436. 4, Damon Berryhill, Chicago, 497,961. 5, Gary Carter, New York, 493,448. 6, Nelson Santovenia, Montreal, 262,866. 7. Kurt Manwaring, San Francisco, 253,018. 8, Alan Ashby, Houston, 188,306. 9, Bo Diaz, Cincinnati, 179,322. 10, Mike LaValliere, Pittsburgh, 158,369. 11. Jody Davis, Atlanta, 120,606. 12, Darren Daulton, Philadelphia, 112, 621. #13, Terry Kennedy, San Francisco, 19,325.

FIRST BASE | 1. Will Clark, San Francisco, 1,833,329.

2. Pedro Guerrero, St. Louis, 516,842. 3. Eddie Murray, Los Angeles, 411,801. 4, Andres Galarraga, Montreal, 394,181. 5, Glenn Davis, Houston, 386,786. 6, Keith Hernandez, New York, 381,640. 7, Mark Grace, Chicago, 372,478. 8, Jack Clark, San Diego, 345,916. 9, Todd Benzinger, Cincinnati, 194,886. 10, Ricky Jordan, Philadelphia, 148,726. 11. Sid Bream, Pittsburgh, 115,408. 12, Gerald Perry, Atlanta, 74,130. #13, Mickey Hatcher, Los Angeles, 13,492.

SECOND BASE | 1. Ryne Sandberg, Chicago, 1,150,064.

2. Robby Thompson, San Francisco, 608,641. 3. Willie Randolph, Los Angeles, 598,542. 4, Gregg Jefferies, New York, 487,504. 5, Jose Oquendo, St. Louis, 453,866. 6, Bill Doran, Houston, 425,072. 7, Tommy Herr, Philadelphia, 382,766. 8, Roberto Alomar, San Diego, 335,768. 9, Tom Foley, Montreal, 283,288. 10, Jose Lind, Pittsburgh, 186,761. 11. Ron Oester, Cincinnati, 146,864. 12, Jeff Blauser, Atlanta, 59,683. #13, Jeff Treadway, Atlanta, 12,743.

THIRD BASE | 1. Mike Schmidt, Philadelphia, 729,249.

2. Chris Sabo, Cincinnati, 713,113. 3. Bobby Bonilla, Pittsburgh, 649,659. 4, Howard Johnson, New York, 647,415. 5, Terry Pendleton, St. Louis, 572,986. 6, Tim Wallach, Montreal, 462,789. 7. Ken Caminiti, Houston, 297,699. 8, Vance Law, Chicago, 245,941. 9, Jeff Hamilton, Los Angeles, 211,164. 10, Tim Flannery, San Diego, 181,762. 11, Matt Williams, San Francisco, 179,646. 12, Ron Gant, Atlanta, 130,698. #13, Ernest Riles, San Francisco, 4,206.

SHORTSTOP | 1. Ozzie Smith, St. Louis, 1,756,038.

2. Barry Larkin, Cincinnati, 798,496. 3. Jose Uribe, San Francisco, 493,784. 4, Kevin Elster, New York, 346,761. 5, Alfredo Griffin, Los Angeles, 327,480. 6, Spike Owen, Montreal, 301,858. 7, Shawon Dunston, Chicago, 252,289. 8, Garry Templeton, San Diego, 245,330. 9, Rafael Ramirez, Houston, 229,466. 10, Dickie Thon, Philadelphia, 112,312. 11. Rafael Belliard, Pittsburgh, 103,283. 12, Andres Thomas, Atlanta, 102,702. 13, Rey Quinones, Pittsburgh, 84,718. #14, Steve Jeltz, Philadelphia, 4,640.

OUTFIELD | 1. Kevin Mitchell, San Francisco, 1,814,118. 2. Darryl Strawberry, New York, 1,464,605. 3. Tony Gwynn, San Diego, 977,574.

4. Eric Davis, Cincinnati, 810,744. 5. Vince Coleman, St. Louis, 770,397. 6, Kirk Gibson, Los Angeles, 755,756. 7, Andre Dawson, Chicago, 691,693. 8, Andy Van Slyke, Pittsburgh, 632,379. 9, Brett Butler, San Francisco, 588,564. 10, Tom Brunansky, St. Louis, 574,560. 11, Tim Raines, Montreal, 563,450. 12, Willie McGee, St. Louis, 487,019. 13, Von Hayes, Philadelphia, 419,130. 14, Kevin McReynolds, New York, 351,232. 15, Barry Bonds, Pittsburgh, 323,382. 16, Dale Murphy, Atlanta, 314,554. 17, Hubie Brooks, Montreal, 266,533. 1., Kevin Bass, Houston, 258,684. 19, Paul O'Neill, Cincinnati, 236,324. 20, Candy Maldonado, San Francisco, 235,431. 21, Dave Martinez, Montreal, 228,086. 22, Gerald Young, Houston, 226,904. 23, Billy Hatcher, Houston, 217,833. 24, Mike Marshall, Los Angeles, 199,432. 25, John Shelby, Los Angeles, 179,181. 26, Kal Daniels, Cincinnati, 166,724. 27. Lonnie Smith, Atlanta, 166,208. 28, Glenn Wilson, Pittsburgh, 145,116. 29, John Kruk, Philadelphia, 133,387. 30, Mitch Webster, Chicago, 128,416. 31, Jerome Walton, Chicago, 125,373. 32. Mookie Wilson, New York, 121,156. 33, Carmelo Martinez, San Diego, 109,026. 34, Juan Samuel, New York, 90,083. 35, Chris James, San Diego, 76,173. #36, Milt Thompson, St. Louis, 22,459.

# | highest write-in candidate at position

1989 AL All-Star voting

CATCHER | 1. Terry Steinbach, Oakland, 1,078,902.

2. Bob Boone, Kansas City, 591,604. 3, Mickey Tettleton, Baltimore, 570,607. 4, Lance Parrish, California, 517,939. 5, Carlton Fisk, Chicago, 382,930. 6, Matt Nokes, Detroit, 338,904. 7, Don Slaught, New York, 252,345. 8, B.J. Surhoff, Milwaukee, 210,048. 9, Tim Laudner, Minnesota, 209,208. 10, Chad Kreuter, Texas, 208,641. 11, Ernie Whitt, Toronto, 191,534. 12, Dave Valle, Seattle, 134,196. 13, Andy Allanson, Cleveland, 133,767. 14, Rich Gedman, Boston, 124,709. 15. Jim Sundberg, Texas, 7,705.

FIRST BASE | 1. Mark McGwire, Oakland, 1,263,476.

2. Don Mattingly, New York, 808,502. 3, Rafael Palmeiro, Texas, 666,375. 4, George Brett, Kansas City, 546,921. 4, 5, Fred McGriff, Toronto, 355,722. 6, Wally Joyner, California, 334,491. 7, Kent Hrbek, Minnesota, 325,757. 8, Alvin Davis, Seattle, 183,208. 9, Pete O'Brien, Cleveland, 166,946. 10, Nick Esasky, Boston, 150,086. 11, Greg Brock, Milwaukee, 110,712. 12, Randy Milligan, Baltimore, 85,319. 13, Greg Walker, Chicago, 56,714. 14, Tory Lovullo, Detroit, 39,682. 15. Bill Buckner, Kansas City, 4,292.

SECOND BASE | 1. Julio Franco, Texas, 974,373.

2. Steve Sax, New York, 847,511. 3, Glenn Hubbard, Oakland, 463,394. 4, Lou Whitaker, Detroit, 443,817. 5, Bill Ripken, Baltimore, 394,608. 6, Wally Backman, Minnesota, 372,512. 7, Frank White, Kansas City, 365,171. 8, Johnny Ray, California, 292,334. 9, Harold Reynolds, Seattle, 204,054. 10, Marty Barrett, Boston, 171,621. 11, Jim Gantner, Milwaukee, 142,227. 12, Manny Lee, Toronto, 131,431. 13, Jerry Browne, Cleveland, 114,449. 14, Steve Lyons, Chicago, 90,892. 15, Mike Gallego, Oakland, 6,821.

THIRD BASE | 1. Wade Boggs, Boston, 1,295,355.

2. Carney Lansford, Oakland, 907,124. 3, Gary Gaetti, Minnesota, 546,927. 4, Kevin Seitzer, Kansas City, 466,013. 5, Paul Molitor, Milwaukee, 358,349. 6, Steve Buechele, Texas, 324,820. 7, Kelly Gruber, Toronto, 208,143. 8, Mike Pagliarulo, New York, 196,032. 9, Jack Howell, California, 195,996. 10, Brook Jacoby, Cleveland, 166,316. 11, Jim Presley, Seattle, 101,288. 12, Craig Worthington, Baltimore, 98,224. 13, Chris Brown, Detroit, 58,672. 14, Eddie Williams, Chicago, 52,219. 15, Tom Brookens, New York, 3,439.



SHORTSTOP | 1. Cal Ripken, Baltimore, 1,172,506.

2. Walt Weiss, Oakland, 674,235. 3, Kurt Stillwell, Kansas City, 414,013. 4, Alan Trammell, Detroit, 398,533. 5, Gary Sheffield, Milwaukee, 380,994. 6, Scott Fletcher, Texas, 368,237. 7, Tony Fernandez, Toronto, 341,463. 8, Greg Gagne, Minnesota, 298,746. 9, Dick Schofield, California, 276,095. 10, Alvaro Espinoza, New York, 201,509. 11. Ozzie Guillen, Chicago, 159,762. 12, Felix Fermin, Cleveland, 126,085. 13, Jody Reed, Boston, 91,328. 14. Al Newman, Minnesota, 778.

OUTFIELD | 1. Bo Jackson, Kansas City, 1,748,696. 2. Kirby Puckett, Minnesota, 1,555,881. 3. Jose Canseco, Oakland, 932,329.

4. Mike Greenwell, Boston, 826,577. 5, Rickey Henderson, Oakland, 784,890. 6, Ruben Sierra, Texas, 729,775. 7, Dave Henderson, Oakland, 576,467. 8, Dave Parker, Oakland, 429,719. 9. Devon White, California, 363,052. 10, Cecil Espy, Texas, 361,962. 11, Danny Tartabull, Kansas City, 344,184. 12, Joe Carter, Cleveland, 321,064. 13, Dan Gladden, Minnesota, 317,353. 14, Pete Incaviglia, Texas, 310,268. 15, George Bell, Toronto, 308,789. 16, Jeffrey Leonard, Seattle, 292,503. 17, Ellis Burks, Boston, 271,756. 18, Chili Davis, California, 271,147. 19, Dwight Evans, Boston, 256,671. 20, Harold Baines, Chicago, 253,114. 21, Robin Yount, Milwaukee, 252,701. 22, Rob Deer, Milwaukee, 244,064. 23. Jesse Barfield, New York, 242,900. 24, Brian Downing, California, 242,373. 25, Cory Snyder, Cleveland, 238,940. 26, Willie Wilson, Kansas City, 224,523. 27, Randy Bush, Minnesota, 176,500. 28, Roberto Kelly, New York, 153,300. 29, Phil Bradley, Baltimore, 149,072. 30, Fred Lynn, Detroit, 138,939. 31, Glenn Braggs, Milwaukee, 137,001. 32, Oddibe McDowell, Cleveland, 116,925. 33, Lloyd Moseby, Toronto, 115,400. 34, Brady Anderson, Baltimore, 114,960. 35, Chet Lemon, Detroit, 108,733. 36, Mel Hall, New York, 106,967. 37, Dion James, Cleveland, 89,895. 38, Steve Finley, Baltimore, 85,641. 39, Darnell Coles, Seattle, 81,217. 40, Ken Griffey Jr., Seattle, 79,051, 41, Ivan Calderon, Chicago, 76,472. 42. Dan Pasqua, Chicago, 68,696. 43. Mickey Brantley, Seattle, 58,130. 44. Kenny Williams, Detroit, 47,747.

June 14, 1989

NBA awards [1988-89]



The Charlotte Hornets and Miami Heat played their first season. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar played his last. The Jazz fired coach Frank Layden and hired Jerry Sloan. TNT began televising NBA games.

Player of the Year | Michael Jordan [Bulls] 32.5 points, 8.0 rebounds, 8.0 assists, 55.3 2-point shooting, 85.0 free throw shooting, 2.9 steals. Jordan moved to point guard near the end of the season and had 10 triple-doubles in 11 games.

2. Magic Johnson [Lakers]
3. Charles Barkley [76ers]
4. Karl Malone [Jazz]
5. John Stockton [Jazz]

Rookie of the Year | Mitch Richmond [Warriors] 22.0 points, 5.9 rebounds, 4.2 assists, 47.5 2-point shooting, 81.0 free throw shooting.

Defensive Player of Year | Akeem Olajuwon [Rockets] 3.4 blocks, 2.6 steals. First player with 200 blocks and 200 steals in a season.

Sixth Man of the Year | Eddie Johnson [Suns] 21.5 points, 4.4 rebounds, 2.3 assists, 51.0 2-point shooting, 51.3 3-point shooting, 86.8 free throw shooting.

Coach of the Year | Chuck Daly [Pistons] 63-19



FIRST TEAM

Forward | Charles Barkley [76ers] 25.8 points, 12.5 rebounds, 4.1 assists, 63.6 2-point shooting, 75.3 free throw shooting. Age [25]

Forward | Karl Malone [Jazz] 29.1 points, 10.7 rebounds, 2.7 assists, 52.1 2-point shooting, 76.6 free throw shooting. Age [25]

Center | Akeem Olajuwon [Rockets] 24.8 points, 13.5 rebounds, 1.8 assists, 51.1 2-point shooting, 69.6 free throw shooting, 2.6 steals, 3.4 blocks. Age [26]

Guard | Michael Jordan [Bulls] 32.5 points, 8.0 rebounds, 8.0 assists, 55.3 2-point shooting, 85.0 free throw shooting, 2.9 steals. Age [25]

Point guard | Magic Johnson [Lakers] 22.5 points, 7.9 rebounds, 12.8 assists, 54.8 2-point shooting, 91.1 free throw shooting. Age [29]



SECOND TEAM

Forward | Dominique Wilkins [Hawks] 26.2 points, 6.9 rebounds, 2.6 assists, 47.5 2-point shooting, 84.4 free throw shooting. Age [29]

Forward | Chris Mullin [Warriors] 26.5 points, 5.9 rebounds, 5.1 assists, 52.7 2-point shooting, 89.2 free throw shooting, 2.1 steals. Age [25]

Center | Patrick Ewing [Knicks] 22.7 points, 9.3 rebounds, 2.4 assists, 57.0 2-point shooting, 74.6 free throw shooting, 3.5 blocks. Age [26]

Point guard | John Stockton [Jazz] 17.1 points, 3.0 rebounds, 13.6 assists, 56.1 2-point shooting, 86.3 free throw shooting, 3.2 steals. Age [26]

Guard | Clyde Drexler [Trail Blazers] 27.2 points, 7.9 rebounds, 5.8 assists, 51.1 2-point shooting, 79.9 free throw shooting, 2.7 steals. Age [26]



THIRD TEAM

Forward | Larry Nance [Cavaliers] 17.2 points, 8.0 rebounds, 2.2 assists, 54.1 2-point percentage, 79.9 free throw percentage, 2.8 blocks. Age [29]

Forward | Kevin McHale [Celtics] 22.5 points, 8.2 rebounds, 2.2 assists, 54.8 2-point percentage, 81.8 free throw percentage. Age [31]

Center | Moses Malone [Hawks] 20.2 points, 11.8 rebounds, 1.4 assists, 49.6 2-point percentage, 78.9 free throw percentage. Age [33]

Point guard | Kevin Johnson [Suns] 20.4 points, 4.2 rebounds, 12.2 assists, 51.4 2-point shooting, 88.2 free throw shooting. Age [22]

Point guard | Mark Price [Cavaliers] 18.9 points, 3.0 rebounds, 8.4 assists, 54.8 2-point percentage, 44.1 3-point percentage, 90.1 free throw percentage. Age [24]



HONORABLE MENTION

Center | Robert Parish [Celtics] 18.6 points, 12.5 rebounds, 2.2 assists, 57.0 2-point shooting, 71.9 free throw shooting. Age [35]

Guard | Ron Harper [Cavaliers] 18.6 points, 5.0 rebounds, 5.3 assists, 54.0 2-point shooting, 75.1 free throw shooting, 2.3 steals. Age [25]

Forward | Tom Chambers [Suns] 25.7 points, 8.4 rebounds, 2.9 assists, 47.9 2-point shooting, 85.1 free throw shooting. Age [29]

Forward | James Worthy [Lakers] 20.5 points, 6.0 rebounds, 3.6 assists, 55.6 2-point shooting, 78.2 free throw shooting. Age [27]

Center | Brad Daugherty [Cavaliers] 18.9 points, 9.2 rebounds, 3.7 assists, 53.8 2-point shooting, 73.7 free throw shooting. Age [23]

Guard | Dale Ellis [SuperSonics] 27.5 points, 4.2 rebounds, 2.0 assists, 50.7 2-point shooting, 47.8 3-point shooting, 81.6 free throw shooting. Age [28]

Point guard | Fat Lever [Nuggets] 19.8 points, 9.3 rebounds, 7.9 assists, 46.3 2-point percentage, 78.5 free throw percentage, 2.7 steals.
— Kevin Brewer