1982 Montreal Expos season

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The 1982 Montreal Expos season, was the 14th in franchise history.

1982 Montreal Expos
All-Star Game held in Montreal
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Charles Bronfman
Manager(s) Jim Fanning
Local television CBC Television
(Dave Van Horne, Duke Snider)
Télévision de Radio-Canada
(Jean-Pierre Roy, Raymond Lebrun)
Local radio CFCF (English)
(Dave Van Horne, Duke Snider, Tommy Hutton, Ron Reusch)
CKAC (French)
(Claude Raymond, Jacques Doucet)
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Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

  • May 9, 1982: Spaceman Bill Lee was released after not showing up at a game. Lee did not show up as a sign of protest because the Expos had released second baseman Rodney Scott.[3]

Opening Day starters[edit]

Season standings[edit]

NL East W L Pct. GB
St. Louis Cardinals 92 70 .568 --
Philadelphia Phillies 89 73 .549 3
Montreal Expos 86 76 .531 6
Pittsburgh Pirates 84 78 .519 8
Chicago Cubs 73 89 .451 19
New York Mets 65 97 .401 27

Notable transactions[edit]

All-Star game[edit]

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.

Roster[edit]

1982 Montreal Expos
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

Manager

Coaches

Player stats[edit]

Batting[edit]

Starters by position[edit]

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 Oliver, AlAl Oliver 160 617 204 .331 22 109

Other batters[edit]

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
Johnson, RoyRoy Johnson 17 32 7 .219 0 2
Phelps, KenKen Phelps 10 8 2 .250 0 0

Pitching[edit]

Starting pitchers[edit]

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

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

Other pitchers[edit]

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 pitchers[edit]

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

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Lee, BillBill Lee 7 0 0 0 4.38 8
Gorman, TomTom Gorman 5 1 0 0 5.14 6

Award winners[edit]

1982 Major League Baseball All-Star Game

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

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Wichita Aeros American Association Felipe Alou
AA Memphis Chicks Southern League Rick Renick
A San Jose Expos California League Tommy Thompson
A West Palm Beach Expos Florida State League J. R. Miner
Short-Season A Jamestown Expos New York-Penn League Moby Benedict
Rookie Calgary Expos Pioneer League Bob Reece

Notes[edit]

References[edit]

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

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