1983 Houston Astros season

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1983 Houston Astros
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record85–77 (.525)
Divisional place3rd
Other information
Owner(s)John McMullen
General manager(s)Al Rosen
Manager(s)Bob Lillis
Local televisionKTXH
HSE
Local radioKRBE
(Gene Elston, Dewayne Staats, Larry Dierker)
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The Houston Astros' 1983 season was a season in American baseball. It involved the Houston Astros attempting to win the National League West.

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

NL West W L Pct. GB Home Road
Los Angeles Dodgers 91 71 0.562 48–32 43–39
Atlanta Braves 88 74 0.543 3 46–34 42–40
Houston Astros 85 77 0.525 6 46–36 39–41
San Diego Padres 81 81 0.500 10 47–34 34–47
San Francisco Giants 79 83 0.488 12 43–38 36–45
Cincinnati Reds 74 88 0.457 17 36–45 38–43

Record vs. opponents[edit]

1983 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 5–7 12–6 11–7 7–11 7–5 8–4 7–5 6–6 9–9 9–9 7–5
Chicago 7–5 4–8 5–7 6–6 7–11 9–9 5–13 9–9 5–7 4–8 10–8
Cincinnati 6–12 8–4 5–13 7–11 4–8 7–5 6–6 6–6 9–9 10–8 6–6
Houston 7–11 7–5 13–5 6–12 8–4 9–3 4–8 6–6 11–7 12–6 2–10
Los Angeles 11–7 6–6 11–7 12–6 7–5 7–5 11–1 6–6 6–12–1 5–13 9–3
Montreal 5–7 11–7 8–4 4–8 5–7 8–10 8–10–1 8–10 8–4 8–4 9–9
New York 4–8 9–9 5–7 3–9 5–7 10–8 6–12 9–9 6–6 5–7 6–12
Philadelphia 5-7 13–5 6–6 8–4 1–11 10–8–1 12–6 11–7 5–7 5–7 14–4
Pittsburgh 6–6 9–9 6–6 6–6 6–6 10–8 9–9 7–11 9–3 6–6 10–8
San Diego 9–9 7–5 9–9 7–11 12–6–1 4–8 6–6 7–5 3–9 11–7 6–6
San Francisco 9–9 8–4 8–10 6–12 13–5 4–8 7–5 7–5 6–6 7–11 4–8
St. Louis 5–7 8–10 6–6 10–2 3–9 9–9 12–6 4–14 8–10 6–6 8–4


Notable transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

1983 Houston Astros
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders 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

Other batters[edit]

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Denny Walling 100 135 40 .296 3 19
Scott Loucks 7 14 3 .214 0 0

Pitching[edit]

Starting pitchers[edit]

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Nolan Ryan 29 196.1 14 9 2.98 183
Mike Scott 24 145 10 6 3.72 73

Other pitchers[edit]

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Relief pitchers[edit]

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Bill Dawley 48 6 6 14 2.82 60

Awards and honors[edit]

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Tucson Toros Pacific Coast League Matt Galante
AA Columbus Astros Southern League Jack Hiatt
A Daytona Beach Astros Florida State League Dave Cripe
A Asheville Tourists South Atlantic League Tom Spencer
A-Short Season Auburn Astros New York–Penn League Bob Hartsfield
Rookie GCL Astros Gulf Coast League José Tartabull

References[edit]

  1. ^ Danny Heep at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ Troy Afenir at Baseball Reference
  3. ^ Alan Knicely at Baseball Reference
  4. ^ a b "The Nolan Ryan Express | The Strikeout King". smackbomb.com/nolanryan. Archived from the original on July 16, 2011. Retrieved July 28, 2008.
  5. ^ Robbie Wine at Baseball Reference
  6. ^ Danny Boone at Baseball Reference
  7. ^ http://www.baseball-almanac.com/awards/aw_hut.shtml

External links[edit]