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1989 South Atlantic League

1989 > Class A > League History
Overall: 839 games, 12 teams, approx. 139 games in season
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1988 / 1990
League Index / Batting Leaders / Pitching Leaders / Map of Teams / Other Years: 1988 / 1990

League Index / Batting Leaders / Pitching Leaders / Map of Teams / Other Years: 1988 / 1990

League Standings

Regular Season

North Division

Tm Aff W L Ties W-L% GB
Gastonia Rangers TEX 92 48 0 .657 --
Greensboro Hornets CIN 78 60 1 .565 13
Fayetteville Generals DET 70 69 0 .504 21.5
Asheville Tourists HOU 68 70 0 .493 23
Spartanburg Phillies PHI 62 79 0 .440 30.5
Charleston Wheelers CHC 58 76 1 .433 31

South Division

Tm Aff W L Ties W-L% GB
Augusta Pirates PIT 77 67 0 .535 --
Columbia Mets NYM 73 67 0 .521 2
Charleston Rainbows SDP 72 68 0 .514 3
Savannah Cardinals STL 69 70 0 .496 5.5
Sumter Braves ATL 60 81 0 .426 15.5
Myrtle Beach Blue Jays TOR 59 83 0 .415 17

League Batting

Tm Aff BatAge R/G G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
Augusta Pirates PIT 21.3 4.92 144 5471 4646 709 1145 218 32 59 606 193 96 694 1125 .246 .347 .345 .692 1604 42 51 38 13
Asheville Tourists HOU 21.4 4.88 138 5099 4343 673 1051 175 13 71 527 303 122 635 1060 .242 .342 .337 .679 1465 42 41 38 5
Greensboro Hornets CIN 21.6 4.83 139 5229 4522 672 1139 188 35 58 579 134 65 595 911 .252 .344 .347 .692 1571 58 23 31 17
Gastonia Rangers TEX 21.0 4.59 140 5252 4572 642 1146 205 29 91 565 118 84 534 918 .251 .331 .368 .699 1682 40 57 49 33
Columbia Mets NYM 21.2 4.54 140 5159 4556 636 1169 196 31 62 536 150 63 458 871 .257 .332 .354 .686 1613 72 34 39 19
Myrtle Beach Blue Jays TOR 21.3 4.49 142 5342 4646 638 1131 176 18 80 549 108 73 611 1043 .243 .333 .341 .674 1583 29 23 33 11
Fayetteville Generals DET 22.0 4.42 139 5268 4504 614 1107 164 24 52 522 150 76 609 878 .246 .341 .327 .668 1475 55 67 33 18
Sumter Braves ATL 21.2 4.16 141 5238 4570 587 1080 197 31 45 479 172 83 512 983 .236 .317 .323 .639 1474 53 47 56 14
Charleston Rainbows SDP 21.2 4.09 140 5265 4583 573 1077 187 16 61 491 153 72 545 953 .235 .322 .323 .645 1479 59 45 33 17
Savannah Cardinals STL 22.2 4.00 139 5040 4326 556 976 153 15 60 462 171 81 563 846 .226 .323 .310 .633 1339 75 44 32 18
Spartanburg Phillies PHI 21.4 3.74 141 5135 4488 527 1064 171 26 46 463 95 57 522 942 .237 .319 .318 .637 1425 41 42 42 8
Charleston Wheelers CHC 20.8 3.33 135 4939 4313 450 962 147 15 38 383 84 65 493 859 .223 .307 .291 .597 1253 39 66 28 13
League Totals 21.4 4.34 1678 62437 54069 7277 13047 2177 285 723 6162 1831 937 6771 11389 .241 .330 .332 .662 17963 605 540 452 186

League Pitching

Tm Aff PAge R/G W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
Gastonia Rangers TEX 20.6 3.69 92 48 .657 2.88 140 140 133 7 17 49 1226.2 927 517 392 50 576 21 1078 70 38 97 1.225 6.8 0.4 4.2 7.9 1.87
Savannah Cardinals STL 22.4 3.77 69 70 .496 2.86 139 139 123 16 20 32 1172.1 1007 524 372 47 475 6 1013 48 17 79 1.264 7.7 0.4 3.6 7.8 2.13
Spartanburg Phillies PHI 21.4 3.96 62 79 .440 3.24 141 141 128 13 10 29 1192.0 1019 559 429 55 555 4 971 62 25 85 1.320 7.7 0.4 4.2 7.3 1.75
Columbia Mets NYM 21.0 4.03 73 67 .521 3.35 140 140 117 23 10 31 1191.2 1054 564 443 62 546 18 1012 44 18 57 1.343 8.0 0.5 4.1 7.6 1.85
Charleston Wheelers CHC 20.8 4.24 58 76 .433 3.42 135 135 119 16 11 31 1158.0 1072 573 440 45 551 12 730 44 25 85 1.402 8.3 0.3 4.3 5.7 1.32
Augusta Pirates PIT 22.5 4.30 77 67 .535 3.46 144 144 109 35 13 25 1239.1 1155 619 477 36 569 27 946 50 26 97 1.391 8.4 0.3 4.1 6.9 1.66
Charleston Rainbows SDP 22.2 4.36 72 68 .514 3.41 140 140 124 16 12 34 1219.2 1149 611 462 61 505 23 919 42 18 62 1.356 8.5 0.5 3.7 6.8 1.82
Greensboro Hornets CIN 21.2 4.39 78 60 .565 3.61 139 139 126 13 11 41 1178.0 1014 610 473 64 604 2 993 44 22 101 1.374 7.7 0.5 4.6 7.6 1.64
Fayetteville Generals DET 21.2 4.63 70 69 .504 3.80 139 139 132 7 12 36 1207.0 1166 643 509 67 538 15 914 62 35 76 1.412 8.7 0.5 4.0 6.8 1.70
Sumter Braves ATL 20.6 4.82 60 81 .426 4.14 141 141 134 7 7 37 1220.2 1191 680 562 90 600 15 912 45 19 67 1.467 8.8 0.7 4.4 6.7 1.52
Asheville Tourists HOU 21.5 4.83 68 70 .493 4.03 138 138 118 20 5 31 1162.1 1131 666 521 68 577 19 875 37 34 100 1.469 8.8 0.5 4.5 6.8 1.52
Myrtle Beach Blue Jays TOR 20.6 5.01 59 83 .415 4.07 142 142 136 6 5 36 1213.2 1162 711 549 78 675 24 1026 57 36 89 1.514 8.6 0.6 5.0 7.6 1.52
League Totals 21.3 4.34 838 838 .500 3.52 1678 1678 1499 179 133 412 14381.1 13047 7277 5629 723 6771 186 11389 605 313 995 1.378 8.2 0.5 4.2 7.1 1.68

League Fielding

Tm Aff G CG PO A E DP Fld% PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Attendance Managers
Columbia Mets NYM 140 3575 1412 193 118 .963 20 Bill Stein
Gastonia Rangers TEX 140 3680 1564 199 140 .963 53 Orlando Gomez
Fayetteville Generals DET 139 3621 1513 199 133 .963 26 Gene Roof
Savannah Cardinals STL 139 3517 1353 191 87 .962 10 Keith Champion
Charleston Wheelers CHC 135 3474 1538 206 137 .961 18 Greg Mahlberg
Spartanburg Phillies PHI 141 3576 1560 208 108 .961 31 Mel Roberts
Sumter Braves ATL 141 3662 1610 212 145 .961 20 Ned Yost
Augusta Pirates PIT 144 3718 1454 229 104 .958 22 Stan Cliburn
Myrtle Beach Blue Jays TOR 142 3641 1416 230 108 .956 47 Mike Fischlin
Asheville Tourists HOU 138 3487 1561 242 124 .954 24 n/a
Greensboro Hornets CIN 139 3534 1247 232 87 .954 39 n/a
Charleston Rainbows SDP 140 3659 1472 296 121 .945 29 Jack Krol
League Totals 1678 43144 17700 2637 1412 .958 339