1982 Major League Baseball season
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|1982 MLB season|
|League||Major League Baseball|
|Duration||April 5, 1982 – October 20, 1982|
|Season MVP||AL: Robin Yount (MIL)
NL: Dale Murphy (ATL)
|AL champions||Milwaukee Brewers|
|AL runners-up||California Angels|
|NL champions||St. Louis Cardinals|
|NL runners-up||Atlanta Braves|
|Champions||St. Louis Cardinals|
|World Series MVP||Darrell Porter (STL)|
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
- Most Valuable Player
- Cy Young Award
- Rookie of the Year
Major league baseball final standings
|3rd||Boston Red Sox||89||73||.549||6.0|
|5th||New York Yankees||79||83||.488||16.0|
|6th||Toronto Blue Jays||78||84||.481||17.0|
|2nd||Kansas City Royals||90||72||.556||3.0|
|3rd||Chicago White Sox||87||75||.537||6.0|
|1st||St. Louis Cardinals||92||70||.568||–|
|6th||New York Mets||65||97||.401||27.0|
|2nd||Los Angeles Dodgers||88||74||.543||1.0|
|3rd||San Francisco Giants||87||75||.537||2.0|
|4th||San Diego Padres||81||81||.500||8.0|
|League Championship Series
|NL||St. Louis Cardinals||4|
|East||St. Louis Cardinals||3|
- American League Championship Series MVP: Fred Lynn
- National League Championship Series MVP: Darrell Porter
- On May 6, 1982, Gaylord Perry of the Seattle Mariners became the fifteenth pitcher to win three hundred games when Seattle defeated the NY Yankees 7–3 at the Kingdome.
- On May 30, Cal Ripken Jr. of the Baltimore Orioles plays the first of what would become a record-breaking 2,632 consecutive games by starting at third base against the Toronto Blue Jays.
- On October 3, the San Francisco Giants eliminated the defending World Series champion Los Angeles Dodgers from playoff contention in favor of the Atlanta Braves. This was one of the few times a defending champion was eliminated on the final day of the regular season.
- For the first time since 1959, no pitcher pitched a no-hitter.[a]
- No-Hitters in chronological Order by Retro Sheet