1983 Oakland Athletics season

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1983 Oakland Athletics
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Walter A. Haas, Jr.
Manager(s) Steve Boros
Local television KBHK
(Bill King, Bill Rigney, Lon Simmons)
Local radio KSFO
(Bill King, Lon Simmons, Wayne Hagin)
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The Oakland Athletics' 1983 season involved the A's finishing 4th in the American League West with a record of 74 wins and 88 losses.

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

Team Wins Losses Win % GB
Chicago White Sox 99 63 .611 0
Kansas City Royals 79 83 .488 20.0
Texas Rangers 77 85 .475 22.0
Oakland Athletics 74 88 .457 25.0
California Angels 70 92 .432 29.0
Minnesota Twins 70 92 .432 29.0
Seattle Mariners 60 102 .370 39.0

Notable transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

1983 Oakland Athletics
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 Gross, WayneWayne Gross 136 339 79 .233 12 44
LF Henderson, RickeyRickey Henderson 145 513 150 .292 9 48
RF Davis, MikeMike Davis 128 443 122 .275 8 62

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
Hancock, GarryGarry Hancock 101 256 70 .273 8 30
Peters, RickRick Peters 55 178 51 .287 0 20
Moore, KelvinKelvin Moore 41 124 26 .210 5 16
Cias, DarrylDarryl Cias 19 18 6 .333 0 1
Brant, MarshallMarshall Brant 5 14 2 .143 0 2

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
Heimueller, GormanGorman Heimueller 16 83.2 3 5 4.41 31

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
Keough, MattMatt Keough 14 44 2 3 5.52 28
Callahan, BenBen Callahan 4 9.1 1 2 12.54 2

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
Baker, SteveSteve Baker 35 3 3 5 4.33 23
Atherton, KeithKeith Atherton 29 2 5 4 2.77 40
Jones, JeffJeff Jones 13 1 1 0 5.76 14
Gross, WayneWayne Gross 1 0 0 0 0.00 0
Wortham, RichRich Wortham 1 0 0 0 0

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Tacoma Tigers Pacific Coast League Bob Didier
AA Albany-Colonie A's Eastern League Pete Whisenant and Keith Lieppman
A Modesto A's California League George Mitterwald
A Madison Muskies Midwest League Brad Fischer
Short-Season A Medford A's Northwest League Dennis Rogers
Rookie Idaho Falls A's Pioneer League Keith Lieppman and Jim Nettles

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Medford

References[edit]

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