1982 Cincinnati Reds season
|1982 Cincinnati Reds|
|Major League affiliations|
|Owner(s)||William & James Williams|
|General manager(s)||Dick Wagner|
|Manager(s)||John McNamara, Russ Nixon|
(Ray Lane, Bill Brown, Dick Carlson)
(Marty Brennaman, Joe Nuxhall, Lindsey Nelson)
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The Cincinnati Reds' 1982 season was a season in American baseball. It consisted of the Reds finishing in sixth place in the National League West, with a record of 61-101, 28 games behind of the Atlanta Braves. The Reds played their home games at Riverfront Stadium. John McNamara managed the club to a 34-58 start before being replaced in late-July by Russ Nixon, who compiled a 27-43 record the rest of the year. 1982 was the first time that the Reds finished in last place since 1937, as well as their first losing season since 1971, the team's first full season at Riverfront. It was also the 1st and as of 2018, the only 100 loss season in franchise history.
- November 4, 1981: Ken Griffey was traded by the Reds to the New York Yankees for a player to be named later and Brian Ryder (minors). The Yankees completed the deal by sending Freddie Toliver to the Reds on December 9.
- December 11, 1981: Scott Brown was traded by the Reds to the Kansas City Royals for Clint Hurdle.
- December 18, 1981: Ray Knight was traded by the Reds to the Houston Astros for César Cedeño.
- January 12, 1982: Randy Myers was drafted by the Reds in the 3rd round of the 1982 Major League Baseball Draft, but did not sign.
- February 9, 1982: Paul Moskau was traded by the Reds to the Baltimore Orioles for a player to be named later. The Orioles completed the deal by sending Wayne Krenchicki to the Reds on February 16.
- February 10, 1982: George Foster was traded by the Reds to the New York Mets for Alex Treviño, Jim Kern, and Greg A. Harris.
|Los Angeles Dodgers||88||74||0.543||1||43–38||45–36|
|San Francisco Giants||87||75||0.537||2||45–36||42–39|
|San Diego Padres||81||81||0.500||8||43–38||38–43|
Record vs. opponents
1982 National League Records
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- March 26, 1982: Joe Nolan was traded by the Reds to the Baltimore Orioles for Dallas Williams and Brooks Carey (minors).
|1982 Cincinnati Reds roster|
Starters by position
Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At Bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting Average; HR = Home Runs; RBI = Runs Batted In
Note: G = Games played; AB = At Bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting Average; HR = Home Runs; RBI = Runs Batted In
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