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.
|1983 San Diego Padres|
|Major League affiliations|
|General manager(s)||Jack McKeon|
|Local radio||KFMB (AM)|
(Dave Campbell, Jerry Coleman, Ted Leitner, Bob Chandler)
(Gustavo Lopez, Mario Thomas Zapiain)
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- In 1983, Steve Garvey set a National League record with 1207 consecutive games played. The streak lasted from September 3, 1975, to July 29, 1983. The streak ended when he broke his thumb in a collision at home plate against the Atlanta Braves.
Opening Day startersEdit
- Juan Bonilla
- Dave Dravecky
- Steve Garvey
- Ruppert Jones
- Terry Kennedy
- Sixto Lezcano
- Gene Richards
- Luis Salazar
- Garry Templeton
|Los Angeles Dodgers||91||71||0.562||—||48–32||43–39|
|San Diego Padres||81||81||0.500||10||47–34||34–47|
|San Francisco Giants||79||83||0.488||12||43–38||36–45|
Record vs. opponentsEdit
1983 National League Records
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- April 19, 1983: Bobby Brown was signed as a Free Agent with the San Diego Padres.
- May 4, 1983: Chris Welsh was purchased from the Padres by the Montreal Expos.
- May 22, 1983: Joe Lefebvre was traded by the Padres to the Philadelphia Phillies for Sid Monge.
- August 31, 1983: Sixto Lezcano and a player to be named later were traded by the Padres to the Philadelphia Phillies for players to be named later. The Phillies completed their part of the deal by sending Marty Decker, Ed Wojna, Lance McCullers, and Darren Burroughs (minors) to the Padres on September 20. The Padres completed their part of the deal by sending Steve Fireovid to the Phillies on October 11.
|1983 San Diego Padres|
Starters by positionEdit
Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in
LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Beaumont
- "1983 Baseball Standings". MLB.com. Retrieved September 21, 2018.
- Dave Edwards at Baseball-Reference
- Broderick Perkins at Baseball-Reference
- Steve Garvey at Baseball-Reference
- Chris Welsh at Baseball-Reference
- Joe Lefebvre at Baseball-Reference
- Steve Fireovid at Baseball-Reference
- Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 2nd and 3rd editions. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 1997 and 2007