1983 Chicago Cubs season

The 1983 Chicago Cubs season was the 112th season of the Chicago Cubs franchise, the 108th in the National League and the 68th at Wrigley Field. The Cubs finished fifth in the National League East with a record of 71–91.

1983 Chicago Cubs
Chicago Cubs logo
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s)Tribune Company
General manager(s)Dallas Green
Manager(s)Lee Elia, Charlie Fox
Local televisionWGN-TV
(Harry Caray, Steve Stone, Milo Hamilton)
Local radioWGN
(Milo Hamilton, Vince Lloyd, Lou Boudreau, Harry Caray)
StatsESPN.com
BB-reference
< Previous season     Next season >

Offseason

Regular season

Season standings

NL East W L Pct. GB Home Road
Philadelphia Phillies 90 72 0.556 50–31 40–41
Pittsburgh Pirates 84 78 0.519 6 41–40 43–38
Montreal Expos 82 80 0.506 8 46–35 36–45
St. Louis Cardinals 79 83 0.488 11 44–37 35–46
Chicago Cubs 71 91 0.438 19 43–38 28–53
New York Mets 68 94 0.420 22 41–41 27–53

Record vs. opponents

1983 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 5–7 12–6 11–7 7–11 7–5 8–4 7–5 6–6 9–9 9–9 7–5
Chicago 7–5 4–8 5–7 6–6 7–11 9–9 5–13 9–9 5–7 4–8 10–8
Cincinnati 6–12 8–4 5–13 7–11 4–8 7–5 6–6 6–6 9–9 10–8 6–6
Houston 7–11 7–5 13–5 6–12 8–4 9–3 4–8 6–6 11–7 12–6 2–10
Los Angeles 11–7 6–6 11–7 12–6 7–5 7–5 11–1 6–6 6–12–1 5–13 9–3
Montreal 5–7 11–7 8–4 4–8 5–7 8–10 8–10–1 8–10 8–4 8–4 9–9
New York 4–8 9–9 5–7 3–9 5–7 10–8 6–12 9–9 6–6 5–7 6–12
Philadelphia 5-7 13–5 6–6 8–4 1–11 10–8–1 12–6 11–7 5–7 5–7 14–4
Pittsburgh 6–6 9–9 6–6 6–6 6–6 10–8 9–9 7–11 9–3 6–6 10–8
San Diego 9–9 7–5 9–9 7–11 12–6–1 4–8 6–6 7–5 3–9 11–7 6–6
San Francisco 9–9 8–4 8–10 6–12 13–5 4–8 7–5 7–5 6–6 7–11 4–8
St. Louis 5–7 8–10 6–6 10–2 3–9 9–9 12–6 4–14 8–10 6–6 8–4

Notable transactions

Draft picks

Roster

1983 Chicago Cubs
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 Jody Davis 151 510 138 .271 24 84

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
Steve Lake 38 85 22 .259 1 7
Wayne Nordhagen 21 35 5 .143 0 4
Mike Diaz 6 7 2 .286 0 1

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
Chuck Rainey 34 191 14 13 4.48 84
Steve Trout 34 180 10 14 4.65 80
Ferguson Jenkins 33 167.1 6 9 4.30 96
Dick Ruthven 25 149.1 12 9 4.10 73
Rick Reuschel 4 20.2 1 1 3.92 9

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
Don Schulze 4 14 0 1 7.07 8

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 Campbell 82 6 8 8 4.49 97
Warren Brusstar 59 3 1 1 2.35 46
Rich Bordi 11 0 2 1 4.97 20
Willie Hernández 11 1 0 1 3.20 18
Bill Johnson 10 1 0 0 4.38 4
Alan Hargesheimer 5 0 0 0 9.00 5

Awards and honors

Records

  • Bill Buckner, National League record (since broken), Most Assists in One Season (161)[11]

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Iowa Cubs American Association Jim Napier
AA Midland Cubs Texas League Tom Harmon
A Salinas Spurs California League George Enright
A Quad Cities Cubs Midwest League Larry Cox
A-Short Season Geneva Cubs New York–Penn League Tony Franklin
Rookie Pikeville Cubs Appalachian League Jim Fairey

Notes

  1. ^ Alan Hargesheimer at Baseball-Reference
  2. ^ Rich Bordi at Baseball-Reference
  3. ^ a b c Wayne Nordhagen at Baseball-Reference
  4. ^ Steve Trout at Baseball-Reference
  5. ^ Jerry Manuel at Baseball-Reference
  6. ^ Steve Lake at Baseball-Reference
  7. ^ Willie Hernández at Baseball-Reference
  8. ^ Rick Reuschel at Baseball-Reference
  9. ^ Rich Amaral at Baseball-Reference
  10. ^ Jacob Brumfield at Baseball-Reference
  11. ^ Great Baseball Feats, Facts and Figures, 2008 Edition, p.47, David Nemec and Scott Flatow, A Signet Book, Penguin Group, New York, ISBN 978-0-451-22363-0

References

AL East
AL West
NL East
NL West
Franchise
Ballparks
Culture
Lore
Rivalries
Key personnel
World Series
championships (3)
National League
championships (17)
Division
championships
Minor league
affiliates
Broadcasting

This page is based on a Wikipedia article written by authors (here).
Text is available under the CC BY-SA 3.0 license; additional terms may apply.
Images, videos and audio are available under their respective licenses.