Friday, December 24, 2010

Flashback to 1989

The 1989 campaign will always be remembered for the Bay Area Earthquake World Series versus the Oakland A's, but 1989 also had some interesting factoids ...

Record:                     92-70 (1st place NL West)
Attendance:               2,059,701
Avg. Attendance:      25,248
Payroll:                      $15,040,834 (that's the freakin' team total!)
Highest Paid Player:  Rich Reuschel at $1,175,000. Will Clark was second at $1,125,000 ... in the words of The Who, "I'd call that a bargain."

"Big Daddy"

"The Thrill"

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