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1983 Houston Astros season

The Houston Astros' 1983 season was a season in American baseball. It involved the Houston Astros attempting to win the National League West.

1983 Houston Astros
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record85–77 (.525)
Divisional place3rd
Other information
Owner(s)John McMullen
General manager(s)Al Rosen
Manager(s)Bob Lillis
Local televisionKTXH
HSE
Local radioKRBE
(Gene Elston, Dewayne Staats, Larry Dierker)
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OffseasonEdit

Regular seasonEdit

Season standingsEdit

NL West W L Pct. GB Home Road
Los Angeles Dodgers 91 71 0.562 48–32 43–39
Atlanta Braves 88 74 0.543 3 46–34 42–40
Houston Astros 85 77 0.525 6 46–36 39–41
San Diego Padres 81 81 0.500 10 47–34 34–47
San Francisco Giants 79 83 0.488 12 43–38 36–45
Cincinnati Reds 74 88 0.457 17 36–45 38–43

Record vs. opponentsEdit

1983 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 5–7 12–6 11–7 7–11 7–5 8–4 7–5 6–6 9–9 9–9 7–5
Chicago 7–5 4–8 5–7 6–6 7–11 9–9 5–13 9–9 5–7 4–8 10–8
Cincinnati 6–12 8–4 5–13 7–11 4–8 7–5 6–6 6–6 9–9 10–8 6–6
Houston 7–11 7–5 13–5 6–12 8–4 9–3 4–8 6–6 11–7 12–6 2–10
Los Angeles 11–7 6–6 11–7 12–6 7–5 7–5 11–1 6–6 6–12–1 5–13 9–3
Montreal 5–7 11–7 8–4 4–8 5–7 8–10 8–10–1 8–10 8–4 8–4 9–9
New York 4–8 9–9 5–7 3–9 5–7 10–8 6–12 9–9 6–6 5–7 6–12
Philadelphia 5-7 13–5 6–6 8–4 1–11 10–8–1 12–6 11–7 5–7 5–7 14–4
Pittsburgh 6–6 9–9 6–6 6–6 6–6 10–8 9–9 7–11 9–3 6–6 10–8
San Diego 9–9 7–5 9–9 7–11 12–6–1 4–8 6–6 7–5 3–9 11–7 6–6
San Francisco 9–9 8–4 8–10 6–12 13–5 4–8 7–5 7–5 6–6 7–11 4–8
St. Louis 5–7 8–10 6–6 10–2 3–9 9–9 12–6 4–14 8–10 6–6 8–4


Notable transactionsEdit

RosterEdit

1983 Houston Astros
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders 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

Other battersEdit

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Denny Walling 100 135 40 .296 3 19
Scott Loucks 7 14 3 .214 0 0

PitchingEdit

Starting pitchersEdit

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Nolan Ryan 29 196.1 14 9 2.98 183
Mike Scott 24 145 10 6 3.72 73

Other pitchersEdit

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Relief pitchersEdit

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Bill Dawley 48 6 6 14 2.82 60

Awards and honorsEdit

Farm systemEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Danny Heep at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ Troy Afenir at Baseball Reference
  3. ^ Alan Knicely at Baseball Reference
  4. ^ a b "The Nolan Ryan Express | The Strikeout King". smackbomb.com/nolanryan. Archived from the original on July 16, 2011. Retrieved July 28, 2008.
  5. ^ Robbie Wine at Baseball Reference
  6. ^ Danny Boone at Baseball Reference
  7. ^ http://www.baseball-almanac.com/awards/aw_hut.shtml

External linksEdit