1983 Cincinnati Reds season

The Cincinnati Reds' 1983 season was a season in American baseball. It consisted of the Cincinnati Reds attempting to win the National League West. It was Johnny Bench's last season as a Red.

1983 Cincinnati Reds
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record74–88 (.457)
Divisional place6th
Other information
Owner(s)William & James Williams
General manager(s)Dick Wagner, Bob Howsam
Manager(s)Russ Nixon
Local televisionWLWT
(Ray Lane, Ken Wilson, Dick Carlson)
Local radioWLW
(Marty Brennaman, Joe Nuxhall)
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Offseason

Regular season

Season standings

NL West W L Pct. GB Home Road
Los Angeles Dodgers 91 71 0.562 48–32 43–39
Atlanta Braves 88 74 0.543 3 46–34 42–40
Houston Astros 85 77 0.525 6 46–36 39–41
San Diego Padres 81 81 0.500 10 47–34 34–47
San Francisco Giants 79 83 0.488 12 43–38 36–45
Cincinnati Reds 74 88 0.457 17 36–45 38–43

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

Roster

1983 Cincinnati Reds
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders 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
RF César Cedeño 98 332 77 .232 9 39

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
Alex Treviño 74 167 36 .216 1 13
Alan Knicely 59 98 22 .224 2 10
Tom Foley 68 98 20 .204 0 9
Wayne Krenchicki 51 77 21 .273 0 11
Jeff Jones 16 44 10 .227 0 5
Dallas Williams 18 36 2 .056 0 1
Steve Christmas 9 17 1 .059 0 1
Rafael Landestoy 7 5 0 .000 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
Bruce Berenyi 32 186.1 9 14 3.86 151
Charlie Puleo 27 143.2 6 12 4.89 71

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
Keefe Cato 4 1 0 0 2.45 3
Greg Harris 1 0 0 0 27.00 1

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Indianapolis Indians American Association Roy Hartsfield
AA Waterbury Reds Eastern League Jim Lett
A Tampa Tarpons Florida State League Jim Hoff
A Cedar Rapids Reds Midwest League Bruce Kimm
A-Short Season Eugene Emeralds Northwest League Sam Mejías
Rookie Billings Mustangs Pioneer League Marc Bombard

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Billings[11]

Notes

  1. ^ Clint Hurdle page at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ Tom Seaver page at Baseball Reference
  3. ^ Tracy Jones page at Baseball Reference
  4. ^ Danny Tartabull page at Baseball Reference
  5. ^ Alan Knicely page at Baseball Reference
  6. ^ John Franco page at Baseball Reference
  7. ^ Chris Sabo page at Baseball Reference
  8. ^ Joe Oliver page at Baseball Reference
  9. ^ Wayne Krenchicki page at Baseball Reference
  10. ^ Greg Harris page at Baseball Reference
  11. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 2007

References

AL East
AL West
NL East
NL West
Franchise
Ballparks
Culture
Lore
Rivalries
Key personnel
World Series Championships (5)
National League pennants (9)
AA pennants (1)
Division titles (10)
Minor league affiliates
Media

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