1982 Major League Baseball season

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1982 MLB season
League Major League Baseball
Sport Baseball
Duration April 5 – October 20, 1982
Top draft pick Shawon Dunston
Picked by Chicago Cubs
Regular season
Season MVP AL: Robin Yount (MIL)
NL: Dale Murphy (ATL)
League postseason
AL champions Milwaukee Brewers
  AL runners-up California Angels
NL champions St. Louis Cardinals
  NL runners-up Atlanta Braves
World Series
Champions St. Louis Cardinals
  Runners-up Milwaukee Brewers
Finals MVP Darrell Porter (STL)
MLB seasons

The 1982 Major League Baseball season. Making up for their playoff miss of the year before, the St. Louis Cardinals won their ninth World Series championship, defeating the Milwaukee Brewers, four games to three.

Awards and honors

Statistical leaders

Statistic American League National League
AVG Willie Wilson KC .332 Al Oliver MTL .331
HR Reggie Jackson CAL
Gorman Thomas MIL
39 Dave Kingman NYM 37
RBI Hal McRae KC 133 Dale Murphy ATL
Al Oliver MTL
Wins LaMarr Hoyt CHW 19 Steve Carlton PHI 23
ERA Rick Sutcliffe CLE 2.96 Steve Rogers MTL 2.40
SO Floyd Bannister SEA 209 Steve Carlton PHI 286
SV Dan Quisenberry KC 35 Bruce Sutter STL 36
SB Rickey Henderson OAK 130 Tim Raines MTL 78

Major league baseball final standings


  League Championship Series
World Series
East Milwaukee 3  
West California 2  
    AL Milwaukee 3
  NL St. Louis 4
East St. Louis 3
West Atlanta 0  

All-Star game

Television coverage

Network Day of week Announcers
ABC Monday nights
Sunday afternoons
Keith Jackson, Howard Cosell, Don Drysdale, Al Michaels, Bob Uecker, Jim Palmer, Tommy Lasorda
NBC Saturday afternoons Joe Garagiola, Tony Kubek, Dick Enberg, Bob Costas, Sal Bando
USA Thursday nights Eddie Doucette, Nelson Briles, Monte Moore, Wes Parker


External links

  • 1982 Major League Baseball season at ESPN
  • 1982 Major League Baseball season schedule at Baseball Reference


a Major League Baseball seasons since 1901 without a no-hitter pitched are 1909, 1913, 1921, 19271928, 19321933, 1936, 1939, 19421943, 1949, 1959, 1982, 1985, 1989, 2000 and 2005.


  1. ^ No-Hitters in chronological Order by Retro Sheet
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