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1983 New York Mets season

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1983 New York Mets season

1983 New York Mets
Major league affiliations
1983 information
Owner(s) Fred Wilpon and Nelson Doubleday, Jr.
General manager(s) Frank Cashen
Manager(s) George Bamberger and Frank Howard
Local television WOR-TV/SportsChannel New York
(Ralph Kiner, Steve Zabriskie, Tim McCarver, Bud Harrelson)
Local radio WHN
(Bob Murphy, Steve LaMar, Juan Alicea)
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The New York Mets' 1983 season was the 22nd regular season for the Mets. They went 68-94 and finished 6th in the National League East. They were managed by George Bamberger and Frank Howard. They played home games at Shea Stadium.


Regular season

Season standings

NL East W L Pct. GB
Philadelphia Phillies 90 72 .556 --
Pittsburgh Pirates 84 78 .519 6
Montreal Expos 82 80 .506 8
St. Louis Cardinals 79 83 .488 11
Chicago Cubs 71 91 .438 19
New York Mets 68 94 .420 22

Opening Day starters

Notable transactions


1983 New York Mets roster
Pitchers Catchers



Other batters



Player stats


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 Strawberry, DarrylDarryl Strawberry 122 420 108 .257 26 74

Other batters

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Heep, DannyDanny Heep 115 253 64 .253 8 21
Rajsich, GaryGary Rajsich 11 36 12 .333 1 3


Starting pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Seaver, TomTom Seaver 34 231 9 14 3.55 135
Torrez, MikeMike Torrez 39 222.1 10 17 4.37 94
Darling, RonRon Darling 5 35.1 1 3 2.80 23

Other pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Holman, ScottScott Holman 35 101 1 7 3.74 44
Allen, NeilNeil Allen 21 54 2 7 4.50 32
Gorman, TomTom Gorman 25 49.1 1 4 4.93 30
Ownbey, RickRick Ownbey 10 34.2 1 3 4.67 19

Relief pitchers

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Gaff, BrentBrent Gaff 4 1 0 0 6.10 4

Awards and honors

All-Star Game

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Tidewater Tides International League Davey Johnson
AA Jackson Mets Texas League Bob Schaefer
A Lynchburg Mets Carolina League Sam Perlozzo
A Columbia Mets South Atlantic League John Tamargo
Short-Season A Little Falls Mets New York-Penn League Mike Cubbage
Rookie GCL Mets Gulf Coast League Vern Hoscheit

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Tidewater, Lynchburg



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