1983 Major League Baseball Season
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1983 Major League Baseball Season

1983 MLB season
LeagueMajor League Baseball
SportBaseball
DurationApril 4 - October 16, 1983
Number of games162
Number of teams26
Draft
Top draft pickTim Belcher
Picked byMinnesota Twins
Regular season
Season MVPAL: Cal Ripken, Jr. (BAL)
NL: Dale Murphy (ATL)
League postseason
AL championsBaltimore Orioles
  AL runners-upChicago White Sox
NL championsPhiladelphia Phillies
  NL runners-upLos Angeles Dodgers
World Series
ChampionsBaltimore Orioles
  Runners-upPhiladelphia Phillies
World Series MVPRick 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

MLB statistical leaders

Standings

Postseason

Bracket

  League Championship Series
(ALCS, NLCS)
World Series
                 
East Baltimore 3  
West Chi White Sox 1  
    AL Baltimore 4
  NL Philadelphia 1
East Philadelphia 3
West Los Angeles 1  

Home Field Attendance

Team Name Wins Home attendance Per Game
Los Angeles Dodgers[1] 91 3.4% 3,510,313 -2.7% 43,879
California Angels[2] 70 -24.7% 2,555,016 -9.0% 31,543
Milwaukee Brewers[3] 87 -8.4% 2,397,131 21.1% 29,594
Montreal Expos[4] 82 -4.7% 2,320,651 0.1% 28,650
St. Louis Cardinals[5] 79 -14.1% 2,317,914 9.8% 28,616
New York Yankees[6] 91 15.2% 2,257,976 10.6% 27,876
Chicago White Sox[7] 99 13.8% 2,132,821 36.0% 26,331
Philadelphia Phillies[8] 90 1.1% 2,128,339 -10.4% 25,955
Atlanta Braves[9] 88 -1.1% 2,119,935 17.6% 26,499
Baltimore Orioles[10] 98 4.3% 2,042,071 26.6% 25,211
Kansas City Royals[11] 79 -12.2% 1,963,875 -14.0% 23,950
Toronto Blue Jays[12] 89 14.1% 1,930,415 51.3% 23,832
Detroit Tigers[13] 92 10.8% 1,829,636 11.8% 22,588
Boston Red Sox[14] 78 -12.4% 1,782,285 -8.6% 22,004
San Diego Padres[15] 81 0.0% 1,539,815 -4.2% 18,778
Chicago Cubs[16] 71 -2.7% 1,479,717 18.4% 18,268
Texas Rangers[17] 77 20.3% 1,363,469 18.1% 16,833
Houston Astros[18] 85 10.4% 1,351,962 -13.3% 16,487
Oakland Athletics[19] 74 8.8% 1,294,941 -25.4% 15,987
San Francisco Giants[20] 79 -9.2% 1,251,530 4.2% 15,451
Pittsburgh Pirates[21] 84 0.0% 1,225,916 19.7% 15,135
Cincinnati Reds[22] 74 21.3% 1,190,419 -10.3% 14,697
New York Mets[23] 68 4.6% 1,112,774 -15.9% 13,570
Minnesota Twins[24] 70 16.7% 858,939 -6.8% 10,604
Seattle Mariners[25] 60 -21.1% 813,537 -24.0% 10,044
Cleveland Indians[26] 70 -10.3% 768,941 -26.3% 9,493

Television coverage

Significant events

References

  1. ^ "Los Angeles Dodgers Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  2. ^ "Los Angeles Angels Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  3. ^ "Milwaukee Brewers Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  4. ^ "Washington Nationals Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  5. ^ "St. Louis Cardinals Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  6. ^ "New York Yankees Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  7. ^ "Chicago White Sox Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  8. ^ "Oakland Athletics Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  9. ^ "Atlanta Braves Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  10. ^ "Baltimore Orioles Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  11. ^ "Kansas City Royals Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  12. ^ "Toronto Blue Jays Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  13. ^ "Detroit Tigers Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  14. ^ "Boston Red Sox Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  15. ^ "San Diego Padres Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  16. ^ "Chicago Cubs Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  17. ^ "Texas Rangers Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  18. ^ "Cleveland Indians Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  19. ^ "Oakland Athletics Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  20. ^ "San Francisco Giants Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  21. ^ "Pittsburgh Pirates Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  22. ^ "Cincinnati Reds Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  23. ^ "New York Mets Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  24. ^ "Minnesota Twins Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  25. ^ "Seattle Mariners Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  26. ^ "Cleveland Indians Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  27. ^ Pellowski, Michael J (2007). The Little Giant Book of Baseball Facts. United States: Sterling Publishing Co. pp. 352. ISBN 9781402742736.
  28. ^ 'Rangers Rout A's 16-4 in 15-Inning Marathon'; The Greenville News, July 5, 1983, p. 18
  29. ^ "Retrosheet Boxscore: Texas Rangers 16, Oakland Athletics 4". www.retrosheet.org.

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