1983 Los Angeles Dodgers season: Wikis

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1983 Los Angeles Dodgers
1983 NL West Champions
Major league affiliations
Location
1983 information
Owner(s) Peter O'Malley
General manager(s) Al Campanis
Manager(s) Tommy Lasorda
Local television KTTV (11)
Local radio KABC
Vin Scully, Jerry Doggett, Ross Porter
KTNQ
Jaime Jarrin, Rene Cardenas

The 1983 Los Angeles Dodgers won the National League Western Division but lost in the National League Championship Series to the Philadelphia Phillies 3 games to 1.

Contents

Offseason

Round 13: Wayne Kirby [1]
Secondary phase
Round 2: Rodney McCray (did not sign)[2]

Regular season

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Season standings

NL West W L GB Pct.
Los Angeles Dodgers 91 71 -- .562
Atlanta Braves 88 74 3.0 .543
Houston Astros 85 77 6.0 .525
San Diego Padres 81 81 10.0 .500
San Francisco Giants 79 83 12.0 .488
Cincinnati Reds 74 88 17.0 .457

Opening Day lineup

Opening Day Starters
Name Position
Steve Sax Second baseman
Ken Landreaux Center fielder
Dusty Baker Left fielder
Pedro Guerrero Third baseman
Greg Brock First baseman
Mike Marshall Right fielder
Bill Russell Shortstop
Steve Yeager Catcher
Fernando Valenzuela Starting pitcher

Roster

1983 Los Angeles Dodgers
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

Notable transactions

Round 2: Luis Lopez
Round 6: Scott May
Round 21: Shawn Gilbert (did not sign)
Round 22: Mike Fetters (did not sign)[4]

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

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

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

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
Zachry, PatPat Zachry 40 6 1 0 2.49 36

1983 National League Championship Series

The National League West champion Dodgers faced the National League East champion Philadelphia Phillies in the 1983 NLCS and lost the series 3 games to 1. Noteworthy was that the Dodger had won 11 of 12 games against the Phillies during the regular season.

Game 1

October 4, Dodger Stadium

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Philadelphia 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 1
Los Angeles 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 0
W: Steve Carlton (1-0)  L: Jerry Reuss (0-1)  SV: Al Holland (1)
HRs: PHIMike Schmidt (1)

Game 2

October 5, Dodger Stadium

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Philadelphia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 7 2
Los Angeles 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 X 4 6 1
W: Fernando Valenzuela (1-0)  L: John Denny (0-1)  SV: Tom Niedenfuer (1)
HRs: PHIGary Matthews (1)

Game 3

October 7, Veterans Stadium

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Los Angeles 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 4 0
Philadelphia 0 2 1 1 2 0 1 0 X 7 9 1
W: Charles Hudson (1-0)  L: Bob Welch (0-1)  
HRs: LADMike Marshall (1); PHIGary Matthews (2)

Game 4

October 8, Veterans Stadium

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Los Angeles 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 10 0
Philadelphia 3 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 X 7 13 1
W: Steve Carlton (2-0)  L: Jerry Reuss (0-2)  
HRs: LADDusty Baker (1); PHIGary Matthews (3), Sixto Lezcano (1)

Awards and honors

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Albuquerque Dukes Pacific Coast League Del Crandall
Terry Collins
AA San Antonio Dodgers Texas League Terry Collins
Rick Ollar
Dave Wallace
High A Lodi Dodgers California League Don LeJohn
High A Vero Beach Dodgers Florida State League Stan Wasiak
Rookie Lethbridge Dodgers Pioneer League Gail Henley
Rookie Gulf Coast Dodgers Gulf Coast League Gary LaRocque


Teams in BOLD won League Championships

Notes

References

External links

Preceded by
Atlanta Braves
1982
NL West Championship Season
1983
Succeeded by
San Diego Padres
1984

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