1982 Major League Baseball season

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This article is about the 1982 Major League Baseball season only. For information on all of baseball, see 1982 in baseball.
1982 MLB season
League Major League Baseball
Sport Baseball
Duration April 5, 1982 – October 20, 1982
Regular season
Season MVP AL: Robin Yount (MIL)
NL: Dale Murphy (ATL)
League postseason
AL champions Milwaukee Brewers
  AL runners-up California Angels
NL champions St. Louis Cardinals
  NL runners-up Atlanta Braves
World Series
Champions St. Louis Cardinals
World Series MVP Darrell Porter (STL)
MLB seasons

The 1982 Major League Baseball season. Making up for their playoff miss of the year before, the St. Louis Cardinals won their ninth World Series championship, defeating the Milwaukee Brewers, four games to three.

Awards and honors[edit]

Statistical leaders[edit]

  American League National League
Type Name Stat Name Stat
AVG Willie Wilson KCR .332 Al Oliver MON .331
HR Reggie Jackson CAL
Gorman Thomas MIL
39 Dave Kingman NYM 37
RBI Hal McRae KCR 133 Dale Murphy ATL
Al Oliver MON
Wins LaMarr Hoyt CHW 19 Steve Carlton PHI 23
ERA Rick Sutcliffe CLE 2.96 Steve Rogers MON 2.40
SO Floyd Bannister SEA 209 Steve Carlton PHI 286
SV Dan Quisenberry KCR 35 Bruce Sutter STL 36
SB Rickey Henderson OAK 130 Tim Raines MON 78

Major league baseball final standings[edit]


  League Championship Series
World Series
East  Milwaukee 3  
West  California 2  
    AL  Milwaukee 3
  NL  St. Louis 4
East  St. Louis 3
West  Atlanta 0  

All-Star game[edit]



a Major League Baseball seasons since 1901 without a no-hitter pitched are 1909, 1913, 1921, 1927-1928, 1932-1933, 1936, 1939, 1942-1943, 1949, 1959, 1982, 1985, 1989, 2000 and 2005.