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1983 Major League Baseball season

The 1983 Major League Baseball season ended with the Baltimore Orioles defeating the Philadelphia Phillies in the fifth game of the World Series. Rick Dempsey was named MVP of the Series. The All-Star Game was held on July 6 at Comiskey Park; the American League won by a score of 13–3, with California Angels outfielder Fred Lynn being named MVP.

1983 MLB season
LeagueMajor League Baseball
DurationApril 4 – October 16, 1983
Top draft pickTim Belcher
Picked byMinnesota Twins
Regular season
Season MVPAL: Cal Ripken, Jr. (BAL)
NL: Dale Murphy (ATL)
League postseason
AL championsBaltimore Orioles
  AL runners-upChicago White Sox
NL championsPhiladelphia Phillies
  NL runners-upLos Angeles Dodgers
World Series
ChampionsBaltimore Orioles
  Runners-upPhiladelphia Phillies
Finals MVPRick Dempsey (BAL)
MLB seasons

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All-Star gameEdit

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  1. ^ Pellowski, Michael J (2007). The Little Giant Book of Baseball Facts. United States: Sterling Publishing Co. p. 352. ISBN 9781402742736.
  2. ^ 'Rangers Rout A's 16–4 in 15-Inning Marathon'; The Greenville News, July 5, 1983, p. 18
  3. ^ "Retrosheet Boxscore: Texas Rangers 16, Oakland Athletics 4".