1982 Pittsburgh Pirates
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record84–78 (.519)
Divisional place4th
Other information
Owner(s)John W. Galbreath (majority shareholder)
Thomas P. Johnson (minority shareholder)
General manager(s)Harding "Pete" Peterson
Manager(s)Chuck Tanner
Local televisionKDKA-TV
Lanny Frattare, Jim Rooker, John Sanders
ASN
Bob Prince, Steve Blass, Dave Giusti
Local radioKDKA
Lanny Frattare, Jim Rooker
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The 1982 Pittsburgh Pirates season was the 101st season of the Pittsburgh Pirates franchise; their 96th in the National League. This was their 13th season at Three Rivers Stadium. The Pirates finished fourth in the National League East with a record of 84–78, eight games behind the eventual NL and World Series champion St. Louis Cardinals.

Regular season

Season standings

NL East W L Pct. GB Home Road
St. Louis Cardinals 92 70 0.568 46–35 46–35
Philadelphia Phillies 89 73 0.549 3 51–30 38–43
Montreal Expos 86 76 0.531 6 40–41 46–35
Pittsburgh Pirates 84 78 0.519 8 42–39 42–39
Chicago Cubs 73 89 0.451 19 38–43 35–46
New York Mets 65 97 0.401 27 33–48 32–49

Record vs. opponents


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

Game log

1982 Game Log: 84–78 (Home: 42–39; Away: 42–39)
April: 8–10 (Home: 2–5; Away: 6–5)
# Date Opponent Score Win Loss Save Attendance Record
1 April 10 @ Cardinals 11–7 Scurry (1–0) Littell Candelaria (1) 40,878 1–0
2 April 11 @ Cardinals 6–7 Kaat Romo (0–1) 14,819 1–1
3 April 12 @ Cardinals 4–5 Martin Griffin (0–1) Sutter 18,066 1–2
4 April 14 @ Expos 4–5 Sanderson Solomon (0–1) Fryman 35,941 1–3
5 April 15 @ Expos 4–3 Tekulve (1–0) Rogers Scurry (1) 18,986 2–3
6 April 16 Cubs 7–6 (12) Romo (1–1) Hernandez 28,985 3–3
7 April 17 Cubs 2–10 Noles Baumgarten (0–1) 6,436 3–4
8 April 18 Cubs 1–5 Jenkins Solomon (0–2) Martz 8,028 3–5
9 April 20 Cardinals 4–7 Martin Rhoden (0–1) Sutter 3,534 3–6
10 April 21 Cardinals 2–6 Mura Candelaria (0–1) Sutter 3,589 3–7
11 April 23 @ Cubs 12–10 Solomon (1–2) Noles Tekulve (1) 8,813 4–7
12 April 24 @ Cubs 8–5 Robinson (1–0) Martz 19,312 5–7
13 April 25 @ Cubs 3–5 Martz Rhoden (0–2) 29,832 5–8
14 April 26 @ Braves 6–4 Tekulve (2–0) McWilliams 9,557 6–8
15 April 27 @ Braves 10–4 Griffin (1–1) Walk 6,763 7–8
16 April 28 @ Braves 6–7 (10) Camp Scurry (1–1) 6,318 7–9
17 April 29 Astros 9–6 Romo (2–1) LaCoss Scurry (2) 4,716 8–9
18 April 30 Astros 3–4 Sutton Rhoden (0–3) Smith 8,768 8–10
May: 10–17 (Home: 5–8; Away: 5–9)
# Date Opponent Score Win Loss Save Attendance Record
19 May 1 Astros 3–6 Ryan Moskau (0–1) Smith 19,626 8–11
20 May 2 Astros 2–6 Niekro Griffin (1–2) Moffitt 11,116 8–12
21 May 3 Braves 4–10 Niekro Solomon (1–3) Garber 4,636 8–13
22 May 4 Braves 8–4 Robinson (2–0) Cowley 4,836 9–13
23 May 5 Braves 4–2 Rhoden (1–3) Mahler Tekulve (2) 6,595 10–13
24 May 7 @ Reds 0–5 Soto Moskau (0–2) 16,465 10–14
25 May 8 @ Reds 4–2 (15) Sarmiento (1–0) Shirley 19,626 11–14
26 May 9 @ Reds 6–3 Robinson (3–0) Seaver Tekulve (3) 21,416 12–14
27 May 10 @ Astros 3–7 Sutton Rhoden (1–4) 16,141 12–15
28 May 11 @ Astros 2–4 Ryan Griffin (1–3) Smith 17,893 12–16
29 May 13 Reds 1–2 Price Scurry (1–2) Hume 7,354 12–17
30 May 14 Reds 8–7 Romo (3–1) Kern Tekulve (4) 15,271 13–17
31 May 15 Reds 12–9 Rhoden (2–4) Pastore 11,184 14–17
32 May 16 Reds 1–3 Soto Solomon (1–4) 21,561 14–18
33 May 18 @ Giants 1–2 Laskey Candelaria (0–2) 8,925 14–19
34 May 19 @ Giants 2–1 Robinson (4–0) Chris Tekulve (5) 5,042 15–19
35 May 20 @ Giants 1–3 Lavelle Scurry (1–3) 4,085 15–20
36 May 21 @ Padres 5–7 Montefusco Solomon (1–5) Lucas 14,043 15–21
37 May 22 @ Padres 3–12 Eichelberger Moskau (0–3) 20,732 15–22
38 May 23 @ Padres 4–2 Candelaria (1–2) Curtis Scurry (3) 17,005 16–22
39 May 24 @ Dodgers 9–3 Robinson (5–0) Niedenfuer 43,274 17–22
40 May 25 @ Dodgers 2–5 Valenzuela Rhoden (2–5) 46,486 17–23
41 May 26 @ Dodgers 2–3 Reuss Solomon (1–6) Howe 41,594 17–24
42 May 28 Giants 5–10 Laskey Candelaria (1–3) 7,273 17–25
43 May 29 Giants 5–9 Barr Robinson (5–1) 8,283 17–26
44 May 30 Giants 7–6 (13) Solomon (2–6) Barr 18,279 18–26
45 May 31 Dodgers 4–5 Howe Tekulve (2–1) Forster 7,826 18–27
June: 17–9 (Home: 8–6; Away: 9–3)
# Date Opponent Score Win Loss Save Attendance Record
46 June 1 Dodgers 3–1 Candelaria (2–3) Reuss Tekulve (6) 5,189 19–27
47 June 2 Dodgers 8–7 Scurry (2–3) Romo 8,535 20–27
48 June 3 Expos 5–4 (10) Scurry (3–3) Smith 4,158 21–27
49 June 4 Padres 4–5 Curtis Rhoden (2–6) Lucas 5,584 21–28
50 June 6 Padres 2–1 Tekulve (3–1) Lollar 11,714 22–28
51 June 7 @ Mets 4–3 (12) Scurry (4–3) Allen 8,791 23–28
52 June 8 @ Mets 6–2 Robinson (6–1) Orosco Tekulve (7) 11,774 24–28
53 June 9 @ Mets 2–3 Allen Tekulve (3–2) 11,552 24–29
54 June 11 @ Phillies 1–0 Tekulve (4–2) Christenson 30,870 25–29
55 June 12 @ Phillies 9–2 Sarmiento (2–0) Krukow 28,665 26–29
56 June 14 Mets 1–2 Falcone Robinson (6–2) Allen 7,005 26–30
57 June 15 Mets 13–3 Rhoden (3–6) Puleo 6,100 27–30
58 June 17 Phillies 3–4 (11) Reed Scurry (4–4) 9,405 27–31
59 June 18 Phillies 3–8 Krukow Sarmiento (2–1) 23,320 27–32
60 June 19 Phillies 3–8 Carlton Robinson (6–3) 13,065 27–33
61 June 20 Phillies 3–1 Tekulve (5–2) Ruthven 25,791 28–33
62 June 21 Cubs 4–3 Moskau (1–3) Smith Tekulve (8) 6,136 29–33
63 June 22 Cubs 9–2 Candelaria (3–3) Martz Romo (1) 6,174 30–33
64 June 23 Cubs 5–6 (10) Campbell Niemann (0–1) 8,297 30–34
65 June 25 @ Expos 4–3 Robinson (7–3) Sanderson 31–34
66 June 25 @ Expos 9–7 Rhoden (4–6) Burris 51,360 32–34
67 June 26 @ Expos 14–5 Romo (4–1) Lea 34,293 33–34
68 June 27 @ Expos 2–5 Palmer Candelaria (3–4) 34,398 33–35
69 June 28 @ Cubs 4–6 Tidrow Romo (4–2) 6,974 33–36
70 June 29 @ Cubs 3–1 Rhoden (5–6) Jenkins 22,109 34–36
71 June 30 @ Cubs 7–3 Robinson (8–3) Smith Scurry (4) 10,058 35–36
July: 18–10 (Home: 9–5; Away: 9–5)
# Date Opponent Score Win Loss Save Attendance Record
72 July 1 @ Cubs 5–2 Romo (5–2) Campbell 10,463 36–36
73 July 2 Expos 6–3 Candelaria (4–4) Lea Tekulve (9) 37–36
74 July 2 Expos 7–2 McWilliams (1–0) Schatzeder Scurry (5) 21,665 38–36
75 July 3 Expos 4–2 Sarmiento (3–1) Palmer Tekulve (10) 20,853 39–36
76 July 4 Expos 6–16 Rogers Rhoden (5–7) 39–37
77 July 4 Expos 10–4 Robinson (9–3) Gullickson Tekulve (11) 23,031 40–37
78 July 5 Astros 4–6 Niekro Baumgarten (0–2) 10,437 40–38
79 July 6 Astros 1–0 McWilliams (2–0) Knepper 8,850 41–38
80 July 7 Reds 3–6 Hume Tekulve (5–3) Harris 20,024 41–39
81 July 8 Reds 9–8 Tekulve (6–3) Price 9,950 42–39
82 July 9 @ Braves 4–6 Diaz Rhoden (5–8) Bedrosian 28,601 42–40
83 July 10 @ Braves 6–1 Robinson (10–3) Niekro 39,444 43–40
84 July 11 @ Braves 3–1 McWilliams (3–0) Dayley Tekulve (12) 19,130 44–40
85 July 15 @ Astros 5–1 Candelaria (5–4) Sutton Scurry (6) 17,662 45–40
86 July 16 @ Astros 2–4 Ryan McWilliams (3–1) 19,037 45–41
87 July 17 @ Astros 3–4 (10) Niekro Tekulve (6–4) 28,672 45–42
88 July 18 @ Astros 2–4 Knepper Robinson (10–4) 19,218 45–43
89 July 19 @ Reds 5–4 Sarmiento (4–1) Pastore Tekulve (13) 16,395 46–43
90 July 20 @ Reds 3–1 Candelaria (6–4) Berenyi Tekulve (14) 17,395 47–43
91 July 21 @ Reds 3–2 McWilliams (4–1) Hume Tekulve (15) 16,543 48–43
92 July 23 Braves 6–0 Rhoden (6–8) Camp 22,722 49–43
93 July 24 Braves 3–4 Niekro Robinson (10–5) Garber 26,790 49–44
94 July 25 Braves 8–0 Candelaria (7–4) Mahler 22,565 50–44
95 July 27 Phillies 4–0 McWilliams (5–1) Ruthven Scurry (7) 23,609 51–44
96 July 28 Phillies 3–4 Christenson Rhoden (6–9) Reed 31,867 51–45
97 July 29 @ Mets 4–1 Robinson (11–5) Falcone 16,892 52–45
98 July 30 @ Mets 5–1 Candelaria (8–4) Swan Sarmiento (1) 18,828 53–45
99 July 31 @ Mets 4–9 Puleo Tekulve (6–5) Allen 48,358 53–46
August: 17–16 (Home: 10–9; Away: 7–7)
# Date Opponent Score Win Loss Save Attendance Record
100 August 1 @ Mets 4–3 (10) Tekulve (7–5) Leach Scurry (8) 21,871 54–46
101 August 2 @ Cardinals 4–2 (17) Romo (6–2) Kaat 19,653 55–46
102 August 3 @ Cardinals 2–4 Forsch Robinson (11–6) Sutter 20,253 55–47
103 August 4 @ Cardinals 5–2 Candelaria (9–4) LaPoint Scurry (9) 20,673 56–47
104 August 5 @ Cardinals 3–7 (5) Mura McWilliams (5–2) 17,145 56–48
105 August 6 Mets 7–3 Sarmiento (5–1) Scott 57–48
106 August 6 Mets 3–7 Jones Baumgarten (0–3) Allen 21,210 57–49
107 August 7 Mets 2–5 Zachry Rhoden (6–10) 19,938 57–50
108 August 8 Mets 4–1 Robinson (12–6) Swan Tekulve (16) 19,679 58–50
109 August 9 @ Phillies 3–4 Carlton Tekulve (7–6) 58–51
110 August 9 @ Phillies 9–6 Romo (7–2) Reed Tekulve (17) 51,568 59–51
111 August 10 @ Phillies 5–9 Bystrom Sarmiento (5–2) 36,825 59–52
112 August 11 @ Phillies 1–4 Monge Rhoden (6–11) Reed 27,202 59–53
113 August 12 Cardinals 2–3 Andujar Baumgarten (0–4) Sutter 16,430 59–54
114 August 13 Cardinals 7–4 Robinson (13–6) Forsch 25,700 60–54
115 August 14 Cardinals 1–4 Stuper Candelaria (9–5) Sutter 15,828 60–55
116 August 15 Cardinals 5–12 Mura McWilliams (5–3) 60–56
117 August 15 Cardinals 2–5 LaPoint Sarmiento (5–3) 31,755 60–57
118 August 17 Giants 4–1 Rhoden (7–11) Hammaker 11,345 61–57
119 August 18 Giants 9–16 Fowlkes Robinson (13–7) 14,205 61–58
120 August 19 Giants 6–1 Candelaria (10–5) Gale 8,015 62–58
121 August 20 Dodgers 0–1 Valenzuela McWilliams (5–4) 15,245 62–59
122 August 21 Dodgers 2–1 Tekulve (8–6) Howe 29,581 63–59
123 August 22 Dodgers 4–3 (14) Robinson (14–7) Beckwith 19,006 64–59
124 August 23 Padres 8–6 Candelaria (11–5) Hawkins Scurry (10) 65–59
125 August 23 Padres 3–5 Welsh Baumgarten (0–5) Chiffer 9,194 65–60
126 August 24 Padres 6–5 (11) Tekulve (9–6) Eichelberger 13,102 66–60
127 August 25 Padres 7–6 Tekulve (10–6) Chiffer 9,485 67–60
128 August 27 @ Giants 3–2 Rhoden (8–11) Laskey Scurry (11) 9,820 68–60
129 August 28 @ Giants 2–4 Hammaker Robinson (14–8) Minton 15,759 68–61
130 August 29 @ Giants 4–3 Candelaria (12–5) Martin Scurry (12) 22,017 69–61
131 August 30 @ Padres 1–2 (13) DeLeon Tekulve (10–7) 20,718 69–62
132 August 31 @ Padres 7–1 Sarmiento (6–3) Montefusco 7,826 70–62
September: 13–14 (Home: 7–4; Away: 6–10)
# Date Opponent Score Win Loss Save Attendance Record
133 September 1 @ Padres 1–4 Eichelberger Rhoden (8–12) 6,814 70–63
134 September 3 @ Dodgers 3–2 Robinson (15–8) Welch Scurry (13) 49,573 71–63
135 September 4 @ Dodgers 1–0 Tunnell (1–0) Valenzuela Tekulve (18) 49,541 72–63
136 September 5 @ Dodgers 1–2 (10) Niedenfuer Tekulve (10–8) 46,819 72–64
137 September 6 Mets 6–1 Rhoden (9–12) Falcone 38,052 73–64
138 September 7 Mets 9–5 Sarmiento (7–3) Scott 6,837 74–64
139 September 8 Mets 1–9 Ownbey Robinson (15–9) 7,092 74–65
140 September 10 Phillies 5–7 Ruthven Candelaria (12–6) Monge 15,596 74–66
141 September 11 Phillies 10–9 Tekulve (11–8) Reed 19,842 75–66
142 September 12 Phillies 4–2 Rhoden (10–12) Christenson Tekulve (19) 19,089 76–66
143 September 13 Cubs 3–7 Ripley Robinson (15–10) Hernandez 2,859 76–67
144 September 14 Cubs 15–5 Niemann (1–1) Noles McWilliams (1) 4,822 77–67
145 September 15 Cubs 2–7 Jenkins Candelaria (12–7) 8,678 77–68
146 September 17 @ Phillies 4–2 Rhoden (11–12) Carlton Tekulve (20) 37,262 78–68
147 September 18 @ Phillies 4–5 Monge Robinson (15–11) Reed 31,468 78–69
148 September 19 @ Phillies 8–1 Sarmiento (8–3) Krukow 37,352 79–69
149 September 20 @ Cubs 1–3 Noles McWilliams (5–5) Tidrow 3,607 79–70
150 September 21 @ Cubs 0–1 Jenkins Scurry (4–5) Campbell 5,237 79–71
151 September 22 @ Cardinals 1–2 LaPoint Rhoden (11–13) Sutter 23,587 79–72
152 September 23 @ Cardinals 5–3 (11) Romo (8–2) Martin Niemann (1) 17,399 80–72
153 September 24 @ Expos 4–6 Lerch Robinson (15–12) Fryman 27,678 80–73
154 September 25 @ Expos 4–9 Sanderson Sarmiento (8–4) 30,419 80–74
155 September 26 @ Expos 3–0 McWilliams (6–5) Lea 33,473 81–74
156 September 27 @ Mets 1–4 Holman Rhoden (11–14) 4,412 81–75
157 September 28 @ Mets 2–3 (10) Orosco Romo (8–3) 3,921 81–76
158 September 29 Cardinals 7–3 Romo (9–3) Stuper 4,930 82–76
159 September 30 Cardinals 7–2 Sarmiento (9–4) Mura Scurry (14) 4,237 83–76
October: 1–2 (Home: 1–2; Away: 0–0)
# Date Opponent Score Win Loss Save Attendance Record
160 October 1 Expos 5–8 (11) Fryman Tunnell (1–1) Reardon 4,549 83–77
161 October 2 Expos 2–1 Tekulve (12–8) Gullickson 4,496 84–77
162 October 3 Expos 1–6 Rogers Robinson (15–13) 14,948 84–78
Legend:        = Win        = Loss
Bold = Pirates team member

Roster

1982 Pittsburgh Pirates
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

Opening Day Lineup

Opening Day Starters
# Name Position
18 Omar Moreno CF
24 Mike Easler LF
39 Dave Parker RF
30 Jason Thompson 1B
5 Bill Madlock 3B
6 Tony Peña C
3 Johnny Ray 2B
4 Dale Berra SS
29 Rick Rhoden SP

Player stats

Batting
Pitching

Awards and honors

1982 Major League Baseball All-Star Game

Transactions

Farm system

See also: Minor League Baseball

Level Team League Manager
AAA Portland Beavers Pacific Coast League Tom Trebelhorn
AA Buffalo Bisons Eastern League Tommy Sandt
A Alexandria Dukes Carolina League Johnny Lipon
A Greenwood Pirates South Atlantic League Joe Frisina
Rookie GCL Pirates Gulf Coast League Woody Huyke

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Alexandria

Notes

  1. ^ From 1882–1906, the team played in Allegheny, Pennsylvania, which became annexed by Pittsburgh as the North Shore in 1907.
  2. ^ "Major League Baseball Stats | pirates.com: Stats". Pittsburgh Pirates.
  3. ^ "Major League Baseball Stats | pirates.com: Stats". Pittsburgh Pirates.
  4. ^ 1982 All-Star Game

References