1982 Pittsburgh Pirates season

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1982 Pittsburgh Pirates
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record 84–78 (.519)
Divisional place 4th
Other information
Owner(s) John W. Galbreath (majority shareholder)
Thomas Johnson (minority shareholder)
General manager(s) Harding "Pete" Peterson
Manager(s) Chuck Tanner
Local television KDKA-TV
Lanny Frattare, Jim Rooker, John Sanders
ASN
Bob Prince, Steve Blass, Dave Giusti
Local radio KDKA
Lanny Frattare, Jim Rooker
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The 1982 Pittsburgh Pirates season was the 101st season of the Pittsburgh Pirates franchise; their 96th in the National League. The Pirates finished fourth in the National League East with a record of 84–78.

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

NL East W L Pct. GB Home Road
St. Louis Cardinals 92 70 0.568 46–35 46–35
Philadelphia Phillies 89 73 0.549 3 51–30 38–43
Montreal Expos 86 76 0.531 6 40–41 46–35
Pittsburgh Pirates 84 78 0.519 8 42–39 42–39
Chicago Cubs 73 89 0.451 19 38–43 35–46
New York Mets 65 97 0.401 27 33–48 32–49


Record vs. opponents[edit]

1982 National League Records

Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10] [11] [12]
Team ATL CHC CIN HOU LAD MON NYM PHI PIT SD SF STL
Atlanta 8–4 14–4 10–8 7–11 5–7 9–3 6–6 4–8 11–7 8–10 7–5
Chicago 4–8 6–6 9–3 5–7 6–12 9–9 9–9 9–9 4–8 6–6 6–12
Cincinnati 4–14 6–6 7–11 7–11 4–8 7–5 5–7 4–8 6–12 6–12 5–7
Houston 8–10 3–9 11–7 7–11 4–8 8–4 7–5 9–3 9–9 5–13 6–6
Los Angeles 11–7 7–5 11–7 11–7 8–4 6–6 4–8 5–7 9–9 9–9 7–5
Montreal 7–5 12–6 8–4 8–4 4–8 11–7 8–10 7–11 7–5 4–8 10–8
New York 3–9 9–9 5–7 4–8 6–6 7–11 7–11 8–10 6–6 4–8 6–12
Philadelphia 6-6 9–9 7–5 5–7 8–4 10–8 11–7 9–9 7–5 10–2 7–11
Pittsburgh 8–4 9–9 8–4 3–9 7–5 11–7 10–8 9–9 6–6 6–6 7–11
San Diego 7–11 8–4 12–6 9–9 9–9 5–7 6–6 5–7 6–6 10–8 4–8
San Francisco 10–8 6–6 12–6 13–5 9–9 8–4 8–4 2–10 6–6 8–10 5–7
St. Louis 5–7 12–6 7–5 6–6 5–7 8–10 12–6 11–7 11–7 8–4 7–5


Game Log[edit]

1982 Game Log (84–78)
Legend:           = Win           = Loss
Bold = Pirates team member

Roster[edit]

1982 Pittsburgh Pirates
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

Opening Day lineup[edit]

Opening Day Starters
Name Position
Omar Moreno CF
Mike Easler LF
Dave Parker RF
Jason Thompson 1B
Bill Madlock 3B
Tony Peña C
Johnny Ray 2B
Dale Berra SS
Rick Rhoden SP

Player stats[edit]

Batting
Pitching

Awards and honors[edit]

1982 Major League Baseball All-Star Game

Transactions[edit]

  • October 5, 1981 – Released Luis Tiant.
  • October 23, 1981 – Purchased Manny Sarmiento from the Boston Red Sox.
  • October 26, 1981 – Released Kurt Bevacqua.
  • November 6, 1981 – Signed Rubén Rodríguez as an amateur free agent.
  • December 11, 1981 – Signed Dorn Taylor as an amateur free agent.
  • December 11, 1981 – Traded Tim Foli to the California Angels. Received Brian Harper.
  • December 11, 1981 – Traded Doe Boyland to the San Francisco Giants. Received Tom Griffin.
  • December 17, 1981 – Sold Craig Cacek to the California Angels.
  • January 12, 1982 – Drafted Benny Distefano in the 2nd round of the 1982 amateur draft (January Secondary).
  • February 2, 1982 – The Chicago White Sox chose Joel Skinner as a free agent compensation pick.
  • March 10, 1982 – Sold Mark Lee to the Detroit Tigers.
  • March 21, 1982 – Traded Ernie Camacho and Vance Law to the Chicago White Sox. Received Ross Baumgarten and Butch Edge.
  • March 29, 1982 – Sold Matt Alexander to Mexico City Tigers (Mexican).
  • April 1, 1982 – Traded Victor Cruz to the Texas Rangers. Received Nelson Norman.
  • April 2, 1982 – Released Gary Alexander.
  • April 3, 1982 – Selected Paul Moskau off waivers from the Baltimore Orioles.
  • April 4, 1982 – Released Ramon Pena.
  • April 8, 1982 – Released Stew Cliburn.
  • April 9, 1982 – Purchased Reggie Walton from the Seattle Mariners.
  • May 15, 1982 – Released Tom Griffin.
  • May 16, 1982 – Signed Ken Reitz as a free agent.
  • June 5, 1982 – Released Ken Reitz.
  • June 7, 1982 – Drafted Sam Khalifa in the 1st round (7th pick) of the 1982 amateur draft.
  • June 7, 1982 – Drafted Bip Roberts in the 1st round (13th pick) of the 1982 amateur draft (June Secondary). Player signed June 11, 1982.
  • June 7, 1982 – Drafted Joe Magrane in the 3rd round of the 1982 amateur draft, but did not sign the player.
  • June 7, 1982 – Drafted Scott Bailes in the 4th round of the 1982 amateur draft (June Secondary). Player signed July 1, 1982.
  • June 7, 1982 – Drafted Ray Hayward in the 12th round of the 1982 amateur draft, but did not sign the player.
  • June 7, 1982 – Drafted Shawn Holman in the 14th round of the 1982 amateur draft. Player signed June 15, 1982.
  • June 10, 1982 – Signed Dave Johnson as an amateur free agent.
  • June 14, 1982 – Traded Eddie Solomon to the Chicago White Sox. Received Jim Morrison.
  • June 15, 1982 – Traded Bill Robinson to the Philadelphia Phillies. Received Wayne Nordhagen.
  • June 22, 1982 – Traded a player to be named later to the Toronto Blue Jays. Received Dick Davis. The Pittsburgh Pirates sent Wayne Nordhagen (June 25, 1982) to the Toronto Blue Jays to complete the trade.
  • June 30, 1982 – Traded a player to be named later and Pascual Perez to the Atlanta Braves. Received Larry McWilliams. The Pittsburgh Pirates sent Carlos Rios (minors) (September 8, 1982) to the Atlanta Braves to complete the trade.
  • July 1, 1982 – Released Willie Montañez.
  • July 29, 1982 – Signed John Milner as a free agent.
  • August 16, 1982 – Purchased Richie Hebner from the Detroit Tigers.
  • September 8, 1982 – Signed Grant Jackson as a free agent.
  • October 4, 1982 – Released Grant Jackson.
  • October 4, 1982 – Released Paul Moskau.
  • October 20, 1982 – Bob Long granted Free Agency.

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Portland Beavers Pacific Coast League Tom Trebelhorn
AA Buffalo Bisons Eastern League Tommy Sandt
A Alexandria Dukes Carolina League Johnny Lipon
A Greenwood Pirates South Atlantic League Joe Frisina
Rookie GCL Pirates Gulf Coast League Woody Huyke

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Alexandria

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ From 1882–1906, the team played in Allegheny, Pennsylvania, which became annexed by Pittsburgh as the North Shore in 1907.
  2. ^ "Major League Baseball Stats | pirates.com: Stats". Pittsburgh Pirates. 
  3. ^ "Major League Baseball Stats | pirates.com: Stats". Pittsburgh Pirates. 
  4. ^ 1982 All-Star Game

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