1983 Montreal Expos season

1983 Montreal Expos season

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

Regular season

  • April 17, 1983: Andre Dawson became Nolan Ryan’s 3500th strikeout.[6]
  • April 27, 1983: Nolan Ryan of the Astros struck out Brad Mills to break Walter Johnson's all time mark for strikeouts in a career. Mills was the 3,509th strikeout of Ryan’s career.[6]

Season standings

NL East W L Pct. GB
Philadelphia Phillies 90 72 .556 --
Pittsburgh Pirates 84 78 .519 6
Montreal Expos 82 80 .506 8
St. Louis Cardinals 79 83 .488 11
Chicago Cubs 71 91 .438 19
New York Mets 68 94 .420 22

Opening Day lineup

Notable transactions

Roster

1983 Montreal Expos
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

Manager

Coaches

Player stats

Batting

Starters by position

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

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

Starting pitchers

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

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

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

1983 Major League Baseball All-Star Game

Farm system

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
Short-Season A Jamestown Expos New York-Penn League Moby Benedict
Rookie Calgary Expos Pioneer League Ed Creech

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Gastonia

Notes

References

External links

  • 1983 Montreal Expos team page at Baseball Reference
  • 1983 Montreal Expos team page at www.baseball-almanac.com