1982 Montreal Expos season

The 1982 Montreal Expos season was the 14th season in franchise history. They finished 86-76, 6 games back of the St. Louis Cardinals in the National League East.

1982 Montreal Expos
All-Star Game held in Montreal
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s)Charles Bronfman
General manager(s)John McHale
Manager(s)Jim Fanning
Local televisionCBC Television
(Dave Van Horne, Duke Snider)
Télévision de Radio-Canada
(Jean-Pierre Roy, Raymond Lebrun)
Local radioCFCF (English)
(Dave Van Horne, Duke Snider, Tommy Hutton, Ron Reusch)
CKAC (French)
(Claude Raymond, Jacques Doucet)
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Offseason

Spring training

The Expos held spring training at West Palm Beach Municipal Stadium in West Palm Beach, Florida – a facility they shared with the Atlanta Braves. It was their sixth season at the stadium; they had conducted spring training there from 1969 to 1972 and since 1981.

Regular season

Opening Day starters

Season standings

NL East W L Pct. GB Home Road
St. Louis Cardinals 92 70 0.568 46–35 46–35
Philadelphia Phillies 89 73 0.549 3 51–30 38–43
Montreal Expos 86 76 0.531 6 40–41 46–35
Pittsburgh Pirates 84 78 0.519 8 42–39 42–39
Chicago Cubs 73 89 0.451 19 38–43 35–46
New York Mets 65 97 0.401 27 33–48 32–49

Record vs. opponents

1982 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 8–4 14–4 10–8 7–11 5–7 9–3 6–6 4–8 11–7 8–10 7–5
Chicago 4–8 6–6 9–3 5–7 6–12 9–9 9–9 9–9 4–8 6–6 6–12
Cincinnati 4–14 6–6 7–11 7–11 4–8 7–5 5–7 4–8 6–12 6–12 5–7
Houston 8–10 3–9 11–7 7–11 4–8 8–4 7–5 9–3 9–9 5–13 6–6
Los Angeles 11–7 7–5 11–7 11–7 8–4 6–6 4–8 5–7 9–9 9–9 7–5
Montreal 7–5 12–6 8–4 8–4 4–8 11–7 8–10 7–11 7–5 4–8 10–8
New York 3–9 9–9 5–7 4–8 6–6 7–11 7–11 8–10 6–6 4–8 6–12
Philadelphia 6-6 9–9 7–5 5–7 8–4 10–8 11–7 9–9 7–5 10–2 7–11
Pittsburgh 8–4 9–9 8–4 3–9 7–5 11–7 10–8 9–9 6–6 6–6 7–11
San Diego 7–11 8–4 12–6 9–9 9–9 5–7 6–6 5–7 6–6 10–8 4–8
San Francisco 10–8 6–6 12–6 13–5 9–9 8–4 8–4 2–10 6–6 8–10 5–7
St. Louis 5–7 12–6 7–5 6–6 5–7 8–10 12–6 11–7 11–7 8–4 7–5

Notable transactions

All-Star game

On July 13, 1982, the All-Star Game moved across the border and was played in Montreal's Olympic Stadium. It was the first Midsummer Classic ever to be held outside of the United States. The National League won 4–1 before a crowd of 59 057. Steve Rogers was the winning pitcher and Dennis Eckersley took the loss. Dave Concepción was named MVP. Five players represented the Expos on the National League squad: Gary Carter, Andre Dawson, Tim Raines, Al Oliver and Rogers.

Roster

1982 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
1B Al Oliver 160 617 204 .331 22 109

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
Roy Johnson 17 32 7 .219 0 2
Ken Phelps 10 8 2 .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
David Palmer 13 73.2 6 4 3.18 46

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

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
Bill Lee 7 0 0 0 4.38 8
Tom Gorman 5 1 0 0 5.14 6

Award winners

1982 Major League Baseball All-Star Game

  • Gary Carter, Catcher
  • Andre Dawson, Outfield
  • Tim Raines, Outfield
  • Al Oliver, First Baseman
  • Steve Rogers, Pitcher

Farm system

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

Notes

  1. ^ Ken Phelps page at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ Al Oliver page at Baseball Reference
  3. ^ Bill Lee at the SABR Baseball Biography Project, by Jim Prime, Retrieved October 8, 2013.
  4. ^ Bobby Ramos page at Baseball Reference
  5. ^ Rowland Office page at Baseball Reference
  6. ^ a b Jerry Manuel page at Baseball Reference
  7. ^ Giants send Schatzeder to Expos
  8. ^ Joel Youngblood page at Baseball Reference
  9. ^ Casey Candaele page at Baseball Reference
  10. ^ Stolen Bases Single Season National League Leaders by Baseball Almanac

References

  • 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.

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