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1983 San Diego Padres season

The 1983 San Diego Padres season was the 15th season in franchise history. The team finished with an 81–81 record, excluding a tied game that was not included in the standings. They scored 653 runs and allowed 653 runs for a run differential of zero.[1]

1983 San Diego Padres
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s)Ray Kroc
General manager(s)Jack McKeon
Manager(s)Dick Williams
Local televisionKFMB-TV
Local radioKFMB (AM)
(Dave Campbell, Jerry Coleman, Ted Leitner, Bob Chandler)
XEXX
(Gustavo Lopez, Mario Thomas Zapiain)
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OffseasonEdit

Regular seasonEdit

Opening Day startersEdit

  • Juan Bonilla
  • Dave Dravecky
  • Steve Garvey
  • Ruppert Jones
  • Terry Kennedy
  • Sixto Lezcano
  • Gene Richards
  • Luis Salazar
  • Garry Templeton[5]

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 San Diego Padres
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
1B Steve Garvey 100 388 114 .294 14 59
SS Garry Templeton 126 460 121 .263 3 40
LF Bobby Brown 57 225 60 .267 5 22
RF Sixto Lezcano 97 317 74 .233 8 49

Other battersEdit

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Tony Gwynn 86 304 94 .309 1 37
Kevin McReynolds 39 140 31 .221 4 14
Mario Ramírez 55 107 21 .196 0 12
Doug Gwosdz 39 55 6 .109 1 4
Joe Lefebvre 18 20 5 .250 0 1
Gerry Davis 5 15 5 .333 0 1

PitchingEdit

Starting pitchersEdit

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Eric Show 35 201 15 12 4.17 120
Andy Hawkins 21 120 5 7 2.93 59

Other pitchersEdit

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Ed Whitson 31 144.1 5 7 4.30 81
Greg Booker 6 11.2 0 1 7.71 5

Relief pitchersEdit

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Luis DeLeón 63 6 6 13 2.68 90
Marty Decker 4 0 0 0 2.08 9
Steve Fireovid 3 0 0 0 1.80 1

Award winnersEdit

Farm systemEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1983 Baseball Standings". MLB.com. Retrieved September 21, 2018.
  2. ^ Dave Edwards at Baseball-Reference
  3. ^ Broderick Perkins at Baseball-Reference
  4. ^ Steve Garvey at Baseball-Reference
  5. ^ http://baseball-almanac.com/teamstats/roster.php?y=1983&t=SDN
  6. ^ https://www.baseball-reference.com/players/b/brownbo04.shtml
  7. ^ Chris Welsh at Baseball-Reference
  8. ^ Joe Lefebvre at Baseball-Reference
  9. ^ Steve Fireovid at Baseball-Reference
  10. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 2nd and 3rd editions. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 1997 and 2007

External linksEdit