1983 New York Mets season
| 1983 New York Mets |
|Major league affiliations|
|Owner(s)||Fred Wilpon and Nelson Doubleday, Jr.|
|General manager(s)||Frank Cashen|
|Manager(s)||George Bamberger and Frank Howard|
|Local television|| WOR-TV/SportsChannel New York|
(Ralph Kiner, Steve Zabriskie, Tim McCarver, Bud Harrelson)
|Local radio|| WHN|
(Bob Murphy, Steve LaMar, Juan Alicea)
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The New York Mets' 1983 season was the 22nd regular season for the Mets. They went 68-94 and finished 6th in the National League East. They were managed by George Bamberger and Frank Howard. They played home games at Shea Stadium.
- 1 Offseason
- 2 Regular season
- 3 Player stats
- 4 Awards and honors
- 5 Farm system
- 6 Notes
- 7 References
- December 10, 1982: Mike Scott was traded by the Mets to the Houston Astros for Danny Heep.
- December 16, 1982: Charlie Puleo, Lloyd McClendon, and Jason Felice (minors) were traded by the Mets to the Cincinnati Reds for Tom Seaver.
- January 13, 1983: The Mets traded a player to be named later to the Boston Red Sox for Mike Torrez. The Mets completed the deal by sending Mike Davis (minors) to the Red Sox on February 15.
|St. Louis Cardinals||79||83||.488||11|
|New York Mets||68||94||.420||22|
Opening Day starters
- Bob Bailor
- Hubie Brooks
- George Foster
- Brian Giles
- Ron Hodges
- Mike Howard
- Dave Kingman
- Tom Seaver
- Mookie Wilson
- April 7, 1983: Clint Hurdle was signed as a free agent by the Mets.
- June 6, 1983: 1983 Major League Baseball Draft
- June 15, 1983: Neil Allen and Rick Ownbey were traded by the Mets to the St. Louis Cardinals for Keith Hernandez.
- July 22, 1983: Scott Dye (minors) was traded by the Mets to the Oakland Athletics for Kelvin Moore.
|1983 New York Mets roster|
Starters by position
Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At Bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting Average; HR = Home Runs; RBI = Runs Batted In
|RF||Strawberry, DarrylDarryl Strawberry||122||420||108||.257||26||74|
|Heep, DannyDanny Heep||115||253||64||.253||8||21|
|Rajsich, GaryGary Rajsich||11||36||12||.333||1||3|
|Seaver, TomTom Seaver||34||231||9||14||3.55||135|
|Torrez, MikeMike Torrez||39||222.1||10||17||4.37||94|
|Darling, RonRon Darling||5||35.1||1||3||2.80||23|
|Holman, ScottScott Holman||35||101||1||7||3.74||44|
|Allen, NeilNeil Allen||21||54||2||7||4.50||32|
|Gorman, TomTom Gorman||25||49.1||1||4||4.93||30|
|Ownbey, RickRick Ownbey||10||34.2||1||3||4.67||19|
|Gaff, BrentBrent Gaff||4||1||0||0||6.10||4|
Awards and honors
- Jesse Orosco, Pitcher
LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Tidewater, Lynchburg
- 1983 New York Mets
- 1983 New York Mets team page at www.baseball-almanac.com