1983 Montreal Expos season

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1983 Montreal Expos
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Charles Bronfman
General manager(s) John McHale
Manager(s) Bill Virdon
Local television CBC Television
(Dave Van Horne, Duke Snider)
Télévision de Radio-Canada
(Jean-Pierre Roy, Raymond Lebrun)
Local radio CFCF (English)
(Dave Van Horne, Duke Snider, Tommy Hutton, Ron Reusch)
CKAC (French)
(Claude Raymond, Jacques Doucet)
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The 1983 Montreal Expos season was the 15th in franchise history. At the end of the season, the Expos had managed the best cumulative winning percentage in the National League from 1979 to 1983.[1]

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

NL East W L Pct. GB Home Road
Philadelphia Phillies 90 72 0.556 50–31 40–41
Pittsburgh Pirates 84 78 0.519 6 41–40 43–38
Montreal Expos 82 80 0.506 8 46–35 36–45
St. Louis Cardinals 79 83 0.488 11 44–37 35–46
Chicago Cubs 71 91 0.438 19 43–38 28–53
New York Mets 68 94 0.420 22 41–41 27–53


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


Opening Day lineup[edit]

Notable transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

1983 Montreal Expos
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

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
C Carter, GaryGary Carter 145 541 146 .270 17 79
LF Raines, TimTim Raines 156 618 183 .298 11 71
CF Dawson, AndreAndre Dawson 159 633 189 .299 32 113

Other batters[edit]

Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Ramos, BobbyBobby Ramos 27 61 14 .230 0 5
Salazar, ÁngelÁngel Salazar 36 37 8 .216 0 1
Mills, BradBrad Mills 14 20 5 .250 0 1
Fuentes, MikeMike Fuentes 6 4 1 .250 0 0

Pitching[edit]

Starting pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Rogers, SteveSteve Rogers 36 273 17 12 3.23 146

Other pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Burris, RayRay Burris 40 154 4 7 3.68 100
Welsh, ChrisChris Welsh 16 44.2 0 1 5.04 17
Bargar, GregGreg Bargar 8 20 2 0 6.75 9

Relief pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Fryman, WoodieWoodie Fryman 6 0 3 0 21.00 1
Dixon, TomTom Dixon 4 0 1 0 9.82 4

Awards and honors[edit]

1983 Major League Baseball All-Star Game

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Wichita Aeros American Association Felipe Alou
AA Memphis Chicks Southern League Rick Renick
A West Palm Beach Expos Florida State League Tommy Thompson
A Gastonia Expos South Atlantic League J. R. Miner
A-Short Season Jamestown Expos New York–Penn League Moby Benedict
Rookie Calgary Expos Pioneer League Ed Creech

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Gastonia

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Kiss Em Goodbye: An ESPN Treasury of failed, forgotten, and departed teams, p.183, Dennis Purdy, Ballantine Books, New York, 2010, ISBN 978-0-345-52012-8
  2. ^ Bobby Ramos at Baseball Reference
  3. ^ Woodie Fryman at Baseball Reference
  4. ^ Jerry Manuel at Baseball Reference
  5. ^ Ken Phelps at Baseball Reference
  6. ^ a b The Nolan Ryan Express | The Strikeout King | smackbomb.com/nolanryan
  7. ^ Chris Welsh at Baseball Reference
  8. ^ Cliff Young at Baseball Reference
  9. ^ Sergio Valdez at Baseball Reference
  10. ^ Manny Trillo at Baseball Reference
  11. ^ Greg Harris at Baseball Reference
  12. ^ Stolen Bases Single Season National League Leaders by Baseball Almanac

References[edit]

  • Johnson, Lloyd; Wolff, Miles, eds. (1997). The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball (2nd ed.). Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America. ISBN 978-0-9637189-8-3. 

External links[edit]