1983 San Francisco Giants
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s)Bob Lurie
General manager(s)Tom Haller
Manager(s)Frank Robinson
Local televisionKTVU
(Hank Greenwald, Gary Park)
Local radioKNBR
(Hank Greenwald, David Glass)
SP Radio
(Tito Fuentes, Ramón Martínez)
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The 1983 San Francisco Giants season was the Giants' 101st season in Major League Baseball, their 26th season in San Francisco since their move from New York following the 1957 season, and their 24th at Candlestick Park. The team finished in fifth place in the National League West with a 79–83 record, 12 games behind the Los Angeles Dodgers.

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


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


Opening Day starters

Notable transactions

Roster

1983 San Francisco Giants
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

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
C Bob Brenly 104 281 63 .224 7 34
1B Darrell Evans 142 523 145 .277 30 82
2B Brad Wellman 82 182 39 .214 1 16
SS Johnny LeMaster 141 534 128 .240 6 30
3B Tom O'Malley 135 410 106 .259 5 45
LF Jeffrey Leonard 139 516 144 .279 21 87
CF Chili Davis 137 486 113 .233 11 59
RF Jack Clark 135 492 132 .268 20 66

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
Joel Youngblood 124 373 109 .292 17 53
Max Venable 94 228 50 .219 6 27
Milt May 66 186 47 .247 6 20
Duane Kuiper 72 176 44 .250 0 14
Dave Bergman 90 140 40 .286 6 24
John Rabb 40 104 24 .231 1 14
Joe Pettini 61 86 16 .186 0 7
Chris Smith 22 67 22 .328 1 11
Dan Gladden 18 63 14 .222 1 9
Steve Nicosia 15 33 11 .333 0 6
Mike Vail 18 26 4 .154 0 3
Champ Summers 29 22 3 .136 0 3
Jeff Ransom 6 20 4 .200 1 3
Guy Sularz 10 20 2 .100 0 0
Rich Murray 4 10 2 .200 0 1
Wallace Johnson 7 8 1 .125 0 1
Ron Pruitt 1 1 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
Fred Breining 32 202.2 11 12 3.82 117
Mike Krukow 31 184.1 11 11 3.95 136
Atlee Hammaker 23 172.1 10 9 2.25 127
Bill Laskey 25 148.1 13 10 4.19 81
Mark Davis 20 111.0 6 4 3.49 83
Scott Garrelts 5 35.2 2 2 2.52 16

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
Andy McGaffigan 43 134.1 3 9 4.29 93
Renie Martin 37 94.1 2 4 4.20 43
Mark Calvert 18 37.1 1 4 6.27 14

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
Greg Minton 73 7 11 22 3.54 38
Gary Lavelle 56 7 4 20 2.59 68
Jim Barr 53 5 3 2 3.98 47
Mike Chris 7 0 0 0 8.10 5
Randy Lerch 7 1 0 0 3.38 6
Pat Larkin 5 0 0 0 4.35 6
Brian Kingman 3 0 0 0 7.71 1

Awards and honors

All-Star Game

Farm system

See also: Minor League Baseball

Level Team League Manager
AAA Phoenix Giants Pacific Coast League Jack Mull
AA Shreveport Captains Texas League Duane Espy
A Fresno Giants California League Wendell Kim
A Clinton Giants Midwest League Bill Lachemann
Rookie Great Falls Giants Pioneer League Terry Christman

References

  1. ^ Bill Bordley at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ Alan Hargesheimer at Baseball Reference
  3. ^ Mark Davis at Baseball Reference
  4. ^ Joel Youngblood at Baseball Reference
  5. ^ "1983 San Francisco Giants Roster". Baseball Almanac, Inc. Retrieved November 25, 2019.
  6. ^ Brian Kingman at Baseball Reference
  7. ^ Charlie Hayes at Baseball Reference
  8. ^ Mike Aldrete at Baseball Reference