1983 Major League Baseball season

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This article is about the 1983 Major League Baseball season only. For information on all of baseball, see 1983 in baseball.
1983 MLB season
League Major League Baseball
Sport Baseball
Duration April 4, 1983 – October 16, 1983
Regular season
Season MVP AL: Cal Ripken, Jr. (BAL)
NL: Dale Murphy (ATL)
League postseason
AL champions Baltimore Orioles
  AL runners-up Chicago White Sox
NL champions Philadelphia Phillies
  NL runners-up Los Angeles Dodgers
World Series
Champions Baltimore Orioles
Finals MVP Rick Dempsey (BAL)
MLB seasons

The 1983 Major League Baseball season ended with the Baltimore Orioles defeating the Philadelphia Phillies in the fifth game of the World Series. Rick Dempsey was named MVP of the Series. The All-Star Game was held on July 6 at Comiskey Park; the American League won by a score of 13–3, with California Angels outfielder Fred Lynn being named MVP.

Awards and honors[edit]

MLB statistical leaders[edit]

  American League National League
Type Name Stat Name Stat
AVG Wade Boggs BOS .361 Bill Madlock PIT .323
HR Jim Rice BOS 39 Mike Schmidt PHI 40
RBI Cecil Cooper MIL
Jim Rice BOS
126 Dale Murphy ATL 121
Wins LaMarr Hoyt CHW 24 John Denny PHI 19
ERA Rick Honeycutt TEX 2.42 Atlee Hammaker SFG 2.25
SO Jack Morris DET 232 Steve Carlton PHI 275
SV Dan Quisenberry KCR 45 Lee Smith CHC 29
SB Rickey Henderson OAK 108 Tim Raines MON 90

Major league baseball final standings[edit]

Postseason[edit]

  League Championship Series
NBC
World Series
ABC
                 
East  Baltimore 3  
West  Chicago White Sox 1  
    AL  Baltimore 4
  NL  Philadelphia 1
East  Philadelphia 3
West  Los Angeles 1  

All-Star game[edit]

Significant events[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Pellowski, Michael J (2007). The Little Giant Book of Baseball Facts. United States: Sterling Publishing Co. p. 352. ISBN 9781402742736.