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The 1982 Montreal Expos season was the 14th season in franchise history. They finished 86-76, 6 games back of the St. Louis Cardinals in the National League East.

1982 Montreal Expos
All-Star Game held in Montreal
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s)Charles Bronfman
General manager(s)John McHale
Manager(s)Jim Fanning
Local televisionCBC Television
(Dave Van Horne, Duke Snider)
Télévision de Radio-Canada
(Jean-Pierre Roy, Raymond Lebrun)
Local radioCFCF (English)
(Dave Van Horne, Duke Snider, Tommy Hutton, Ron Reusch)
CKAC (French)
(Claude Raymond, Jacques Doucet)
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Contents

OffseasonEdit

Spring trainingEdit

The Expos held spring training at West Palm Beach Municipal Stadium in West Palm Beach, Florida – a facility they shared with the Atlanta Braves. It was their sixth season at the stadium; they had conducted spring training there from 1969 to 1972 and since 1981.

Regular seasonEdit

Opening Day startersEdit

Season standingsEdit

NL East W L Pct. GB Home Road
St. Louis Cardinals 92 70 0.568 46–35 46–35
Philadelphia Phillies 89 73 0.549 3 51–30 38–43
Montreal Expos 86 76 0.531 6 40–41 46–35
Pittsburgh Pirates 84 78 0.519 8 42–39 42–39
Chicago Cubs 73 89 0.451 19 38–43 35–46
New York Mets 65 97 0.401 27 33–48 32–49

Record vs. opponentsEdit

1982 National League Records

Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10] [11] [12]
Team ATL CHC CIN HOU LAD MON NYM PHI PIT SD SF STL
Atlanta 8–4 14–4 10–8 7–11 5–7 9–3 6–6 4–8 11–7 8–10 7–5
Chicago 4–8 6–6 9–3 5–7 6–12 9–9 9–9 9–9 4–8 6–6 6–12
Cincinnati 4–14 6–6 7–11 7–11 4–8 7–5 5–7 4–8 6–12 6–12 5–7
Houston 8–10 3–9 11–7 7–11 4–8 8–4 7–5 9–3 9–9 5–13 6–6
Los Angeles 11–7 7–5 11–7 11–7 8–4 6–6 4–8 5–7 9–9 9–9 7–5
Montreal 7–5 12–6 8–4 8–4 4–8 11–7 8–10 7–11 7–5 4–8 10–8
New York 3–9 9–9 5–7 4–8 6–6 7–11 7–11 8–10 6–6 4–8 6–12
Philadelphia 6-6 9–9 7–5 5–7 8–4 10–8 11–7 9–9 7–5 10–2 7–11
Pittsburgh 8–4 9–9 8–4 3–9 7–5 11–7 10–8 9–9 6–6 6–6 7–11
San Diego 7–11 8–4 12–6 9–9 9–9 5–7 6–6 5–7 6–6 10–8 4–8
San Francisco 10–8 6–6 12–6 13–5 9–9 8–4 8–4 2–10 6–6 8–10 5–7
St. Louis 5–7 12–6 7–5 6–6 5–7 8–10 12–6 11–7 11–7 8–4 7–5

Notable transactionsEdit

All-Star gameEdit

On July 13, 1982, the All-Star Game moved across the border and was played in Montreal's Olympic Stadium. It was the first Midsummer Classic ever to be held outside of the United States. The National League won 4–1 before a crowd of 59 057. Steve Rogers was the winning pitcher and Dennis Eckersley took the loss. Dave Concepción was named MVP. Five players represented the Expos on the National League squad: Gary Carter, Andre Dawson, Tim Raines, Al Oliver and Rogers.

RosterEdit

1982 Montreal Expos
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

Manager

Coaches

Player statsEdit

BattingEdit

Starters by positionEdit

Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
1B Al Oliver 160 617 204 .331 22 109

Other battersEdit

Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Roy Johnson 17 32 7 .219 0 2
Ken Phelps 10 8 2 .250 0 0

PitchingEdit

Starting pitchersEdit

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
David Palmer 13 73.2 6 4 3.18 46

Other pitchersEdit

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Relief pitchersEdit

Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Bill Lee 7 0 0 0 4.38 8
Tom Gorman 5 1 0 0 5.14 6

Award winnersEdit

1982 Major League Baseball All-Star Game

  • Gary Carter, Catcher
  • Andre Dawson, Outfield
  • Tim Raines, Outfield
  • Al Oliver, First Baseman
  • Steve Rogers, Pitcher

Farm systemEdit

NotesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Johnson, Lloyd; Wolff, Miles, eds. (1997). The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball (2nd ed.). Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America. ISBN 978-0-9637189-8-3.

External linksEdit