1982 Major League Baseball season

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.

1982 MLB season
LeagueMajor League Baseball
SportBaseball
DurationApril 5 – October 20, 1982
Number of games162
Number of teams26
TV partner(s)ABC, NBC, USA
Draft
Top draft pickShawon Dunston
Picked byChicago Cubs
Regular season
Season MVPAL: Robin Yount (MIL)
NL: Dale Murphy (ATL)
Postseason
AL championsMilwaukee Brewers
  AL runners-upCalifornia Angels
NL championsSt. Louis Cardinals
  NL runners-upAtlanta Braves
World Series
ChampionsSt. Louis Cardinals
  Runners-upMilwaukee Brewers
World Series MVPDarrell Porter (STL)

Awards and honors

Baseball Writers' Association of America Awards
BBWAA Award National League American League
Rookie of the Year Steve Sax (LAD) Cal Ripken Jr. (BAL)
Cy Young Award Steve Carlton (PHI) Pete Vuckovich (MIL)
Most Valuable Player Dale Murphy (ATL) Robin Yount (MIL)
Gold Glove Awards
Position National League American League
Pitcher Phil Niekro (ATL) Ron Guidry (NYY)
Catcher Gary Carter (MON) Bob Boone (CAL)
First Baseman Keith Hernandez (STL) Eddie Murray (BAL)
Second Baseman Manny Trillo (PHI) Frank White (KC)
Third Baseman Mike Schmidt (PHI) Buddy Bell (TEX)
Shortstop Ozzie Smith (STL) Robin Yount (MIL)
Outfielders Andre Dawson (MON) Dwight Evans (BOS)
Garry Maddox (PHI) Dwayne Murphy (OAK)
Dale Murphy (ATL) Dave Winfield (NYY)
Silver Slugger Awards
Pitcher/Designated Hitter Don Robinson (PIT) Hal McRae (KC)
Catcher Gary Carter (MON) Lance Parrish (DET)
First Baseman Al Oliver (MON) Cecil Cooper (MIL)
Second Baseman Joe Morgan (SF) Dámaso García (TOR)
Third Baseman Mike Schmidt (PHI) Doug DeCinces (CAL)
Shortstop Dave Concepción (CIN) Robin Yount (MIL)
Outfielders Leon Durham (CHC) Reggie Jackson (CAL)
Pedro Guerrero (LAD) Willie Wilson (KC)
Dale Murphy (ATL) Dave Winfield (NYY)

Other awards

Player of the Month

MonthAmerican LeagueNational League
April Eddie MurrayDale Murphy
May Hal McRaeTim Wallach
June George BrettAl Oliver
July Robin YountMike Schmidt
August Doug DeCincesBill Buckner
September Dave WinfieldClaudell Washington

Pitcher of the Month

MonthAmerican LeagueNational League
April Geoff ZahnSteve Rogers
May LaMarr HoytDick Ruthven
June Jim BeattieSteve Howe
July Tippy MartinezJohn Candelaria
August Jim PalmerNolan Ryan
September Rick SutcliffeJoaquín Andújar

Statistical leaders

Statistic American League National League
AVGWillie Wilson KC.332Al Oliver MTL.331
HRReggie Jackson CAL
Gorman Thomas MIL
39Dave Kingman NYM37
RBIsHal McRae KC133Dale Murphy ATL
Al Oliver MTL
109
WinsLaMarr Hoyt CHW19Steve Carlton PHI23
ERARick Sutcliffe CLE2.96Steve Rogers MTL2.40
SOFloyd Bannister SEA209Steve Carlton PHI286
SVDan Quisenberry KC35Bruce Sutter STL36
SBRickey Henderson OAK130Tim Raines MTL78

Standings

Postseason

Bracket

League Championship Series
(ALCS, NLCS)
World Series
      
East Milwaukee 3
West California 2
AL Milwaukee 3
NL St. Louis 4
East St. Louis 3
West Atlanta 0

Home Field Attendance

Team Name Wins Home attendance Per Game
Los Angeles Dodgers[1] 88 39.7% 3,608,881 51.6% 44,554
California Angels[2] 93 82.4% 2,807,360 94.7% 34,659
Philadelphia Phillies[3] 89 50.8% 2,376,394 45.0% 29,338
Montreal Expos[4] 86 43.3% 2,318,292 51.1% 28,621
Kansas City Royals[5] 90 80.0% 2,284,464 78.6% 28,203
St. Louis Cardinals[6] 92 55.9% 2,111,906 109.0% 26,073
New York Yankees[7] 79 33.9% 2,041,219 26.4% 25,200
Milwaukee Brewers[8] 95 53.2% 1,978,896 126.3% 24,133
Boston Red Sox[9] 89 50.8% 1,950,124 83.9% 24,076
Atlanta Braves[10] 89 78.0% 1,801,985 236.6% 22,247
Oakland Athletics[11] 68 6.3% 1,735,489 33.1% 21,426
Detroit Tigers[12] 83 38.3% 1,636,058 42.4% 20,198
Baltimore Orioles[13] 94 59.3% 1,613,031 57.5% 19,671
San Diego Padres[14] 81 97.6% 1,607,516 209.6% 19,846
Chicago White Sox[15] 87 61.1% 1,567,787 65.6% 19,597
Houston Astros[16] 77 26.2% 1,558,555 18.0% 19,241
Cincinnati Reds[17] 61 -7.6% 1,326,528 21.3% 16,377
New York Mets[18] 65 58.5% 1,323,036 87.9% 16,334
Toronto Blue Jays[19] 78 110.8% 1,275,978 69.0% 15,753
Chicago Cubs[20] 73 92.1% 1,249,278 120.9% 15,423
San Francisco Giants[21] 87 55.4% 1,200,948 89.9% 14,827
Texas Rangers[22] 64 12.3% 1,154,432 35.8% 14,252
Seattle Mariners[23] 76 72.7% 1,070,404 68.2% 13,215
Cleveland Indians[24] 78 50.0% 1,044,021 57.9% 12,889
Pittsburgh Pirates[25] 84 82.6% 1,024,106 89.0% 12,643
Minnesota Twins[26] 60 46.3% 921,186 96.4% 11,373

Television coverage

NetworkDay of weekAnnouncers
ABC Monday nights
Sunday afternoons
Keith Jackson, Howard Cosell, Don Drysdale, Al Michaels, Bob Uecker, Jim Palmer, Tommy Lasorda
NBC Saturday afternoons Joe Garagiola, Tony Kubek, Dick Enberg, Bob Costas, Sal Bando
USA Thursday nights Eddie Doucette, Nelson Briles, Monte Moore, Wes Parker

Events

  • 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.[27][a]

Notes

a Major League Baseball seasons since 1901 without a no-hitter pitched are 1909, 1913, 1921, 19271928, 19321933, 1936, 1939, 19421943, 1949, 1959, 1982, 1985, 1989, 2000 and 2005.

References

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  14. "San Diego Padres Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved September 8, 2020.
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  22. "Texas Rangers Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved September 8, 2020.
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  27. No-Hitters in chronological Order by Retro Sheet
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