1983 Season- The Baseball Gauge @ Seamheads.com

1983 Season


1982 / 1984

Top Hitter


Cal
Ripken

Top Pitcher


John
Denny

1983 World Series








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(As of March 1, 1983)





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Glossary
# Pos Tm
1
DH SEA 20
68.3
78.1
1.9
0.0
-11.6
0.3
2
SP KCR 20
62.5
0.6
0.1
61.7
0.2
-0.1
0.8
3
SP KCR 18
59.2
-0.2
0.0
59.1
0.3
1.5
7.3
2.0
8.0
4
SP LAD 24
56.8
4.8
0.1
51.7
0.1
-0.1
4.6
6.3
2.9
7.4
5
SP TOR 19
53.6
-0.3
0.0
53.5
0.5
0.4
6
SP NYM 18
53.2
4.7
0.2
48.2
0.1
5.7
13.3
4.2
4.1
7
1B TOR 19
52.4
70.5
-3.1
0.0
-15.0
-0.1
1.4
8
SP TEX 18
51.4
-0.3
0.0
51.1
0.6
9
CF MIN 22
50.9
52.0
-1.5
0.0
0.5
3.3
2.9
5.7
4.2
10
LF OAK 23
50.8
45.3
4.0
0.0
1.5
1.4
1.9
1.8
4.4
1.9
11
SP SEA 22
50.7
0.1
0.0
50.3
0.3
4.6
-0.3
2.1
5.9
12
CF BOS 18
49.6
56.9
-3.8
0.0
-3.5
2.9
13
SP TOR 21
49.6
-0.2
0.0
49.4
0.4
-0.9
5.0
5.0
7.4
14
CF CAL 20
47.0
30.9
13.5
0.0
2.7
0.1
0.5
5.6
15
SS TOR 20
45.1
30.9
3.4
0.0
10.8
0.1
1.2
3.9
4.9
5.1
16
2B CLE 24
43.4
46.9
-4.5
0.0
1.0
0.9
2.5
1.7
2.9
3.5
17
RF OAK 18
42.2
56.8
-3.0
-0.1
-11.5
0.4
3.0
1.6
18
CF NYM 20
42.2
35.6
5.9
0.0
0.8
1.9
4.7
3.8
19
1B NYY 21
42.2
49.0
3.1
0.0
-9.9
0.5
6.3
6.4
7.2
5.1
20
RF NYM 20
42.0
49.7
0.5
0.0
-8.2
2.6
2.8
4.8
3.4
6.4
21
SP MIL 25
41.5
-1.2
0.1
42.5
0.2
1.0
-0.1
4.9
0.9
22
CF STL 22
41.2
38.8
4.1
0.0
-1.7
1.8
1.7
3.5
3.3
5.5
23
RF CIN 20
38.7
45.4
1.9
-0.1
-8.5
0.0
-0.0
0.5
24
SP KCR 20
38.0
-0.1
0.0
37.7
0.3
1.7
2.3
3.4
5.0
25
SP NYY 17
36.7
1.5
0.1
35.0
0.1
-0.5
1.1
-0.7
-1.3
26
CF CIN 20
35.9
45.4
-6.4
0.0
-3.1
1.5
1.2
5.3
7.9
27
SP LAD 20
32.8
1.2
0.1
31.4
0.1
0.0
1.0
3.9
2.9
1.5
28
2B HOU 24
32.6
29.2
0.2
0.0
3.2
4.8
4.0
5.3
3.5
4.7
29
SS CHW 24
32.0
14.1
10.2
0.0
7.7
3.6
3.4
0.9
4.7
3.1
30
SP BAL 25
31.8
-0.1
0.0
31.6
0.3
4.2
5.2
1.9
1.2
3.4
31
1B MON 21
31.5
47.0
-1.7
0.0
-13.8
0.2
0.1
2.2
32
3B PIT 20
30.0
46.2
-11.3
-0.1
-4.9
0.1
2.9
33
LF SDP 23
29.9
33.7
1.7
0.0
-5.4
0.4
5.4
2.4
4.2
2.6
34
C OAK 22
29.3
33.3
-5.3
0.0
1.2
0.5
0.8
1.4
0.0
35
LF NYM 21
29.0
37.4
-4.1
0.0
-4.3
-0.2
2.5
3.9
36
3B STL 22
28.2
15.2
12.2
0.0
0.8
2.0
2.2
1.2
2.9
37
SP PHI 21
28.1
1.8
0.2
26.0
0.2
1.0
0.1
3.6
3.4
2.2
38
C SDP 17
27.2
12.5
4.2
0.0
10.5
-0.1
3.4
39
SS MIN 21
26.3
7.5
8.0
0.0
10.7
-0.8
-0.0
0.7
0.8
3.9
40
LF BOS 19
25.7
28.8
1.8
0.0
-4.9
0.4
0.3
3.6
41
CF NYY 19
25.5
24.7
3.9
0.0
-3.0
-0.1
0.6
-0.5
42
1B SDP 22
25.0
32.5
-0.2
0.0
-7.3
1.7
3.8
43
SP MIL 19
24.8
-0.1
0.0
24.6
0.3
-0.4
1.5
44
RP LAD 22
24.2
0.3
0.0
23.7
0.3
2.0
3.3
1.7
2.5
45
RP TEX 25
23.5
-0.1
0.0
23.1
0.5
0.2
-0.6
1.2
1.5
3.4
46
RF SEA 20
23.2
42.1
-12.0
0.0
-6.9
0.4
0.7
1.1
2.2
47
C PHI 21
22.9
20.5
-2.2
0.0
4.6
0.1
0.5
1.1
-0.5
48
CF CAL 24
22.1
12.4
8.2
0.0
1.5
1.2
2.0
3.8
5.1
1.2
49
RP MIL 25
21.8
-0.1
0.0
21.3
0.6
0.7
1.3
50
SP NYY 22
21.2
-0.5
0.1
21.5
0.1
2.3
-0.8
51
SP ATL 22
21.0
-0.1
0.1
20.9
0.1
0.8
1.5
1.7
2.9
52
SS SDP 19
20.9
-1.7
10.9
0.0
11.6
2.3
1.6
3.9
53
SP CIN 22
20.5
0.6
0.1
19.7
0.1
1.1
4.3
2.2
0.7
54
LF PIT 19
20.4
20.9
0.4
0.0
-0.9
-0.4
55
CF NYY 18
20.4
23.9
-3.2
0.0
-0.3
0.5
56
SP NYM 22
20.2
0.9
0.1
19.0
0.1
1.0
1.8
4.6
4.4
1.0
57
1B SEA 22
19.8
29.9
-2.3
0.0
-7.7
5.9
2.9
1.0
2.1
58
RP TOR 22
19.6
-0.1
0.0
19.3
0.4
7.4
2.8
59
1B HOU 21
19.5
26.1
0.7
0.0
-7.3
0.0
1.8
4.5
1.7
60
2B CAL 18
19.4
13.8
3.5
0.0
2.1
0.1
0.1
61
C KCR 24
19.4
14.8
-2.4
0.0
6.9
1.2
1.3
2.0
0.2
-0.1
62
RF CHC 22
19.3
35.8
-8.2
0.0
-8.3
-0.6
0.9
1.3
5.7
1.5
63
CF CHC 18
19.2
20.0
3.2
-0.0
-4.1
-1.2
2.1
64
1B TEX 25
19.1
20.8
7.0
0.0
-8.7
1.3
3.1
2.6
4.5
3.3
65
SS CAL 20
18.8
5.5
4.7
0.0
8.5
-0.2
-0.1
0.4
4.2
2.0
66
CF ATL 24
18.7
15.0
6.3
0.0
-2.6
0.7
0.6
0.8
4.0
67
LF SEA 23
18.5
26.8
-4.7
0.0
-3.6
-0.0
1.5
4.8
3.2
3.4
68
SP MIN 20
18.2
2.0
0.1
16.0
0.1
-0.0
1.9
-1.0
69
SP MIL 20
18.1
-0.1
0.0
17.9
0.2
0.5
1.8
4.8
70
SP BOS 23
17.7
-0.7
0.0
18.1
0.2
2.1
1.6
6.2
3.5
-0.5
71
SP KCR 21
17.3
-0.8
0.1
18.0
0.1
-0.1
0.1
3.6
3.3
3.7
72
2B OAK 22
17.1
5.1
7.1
0.0
5.0
0.8
0.5
0.6
73
1B TOR 19
17.1
29.6
-2.8
0.0
-9.7
0.8
-0.6
0.4
74
LF CIN 19
16.8
23.4
-3.4
0.0
-3.2
2.2
4.2
75
2B PHI 22
16.8
26.2
-11.1
0.0
1.7
-0.2
2.9
3.1
3.0
3.7
76
CF NYY 24
16.7
15.8
0.8
0.0
0.1
-0.2
-0.7
-0.2
0.5
-0.4
77
RF TEX 17
16.6
33.1
-6.3
0.0
-10.2
1.4
1.0
78
3B TEX 21
16.5
11.4
3.3
0.0
1.7
0.1
1.8
0.5
79
3B CLE 21
16.4
13.4
1.6
0.0
1.4
-0.1
-0.1
-1.0
1.0
80
2B SEA 22
15.8
9.1
2.5
0.0
4.2
-0.3
0.1
-0.3
-1.2
2.3
81
RP NYM 20
15.7
0.1
0.0
15.2
0.5
0.1
0.1
0.3
82
LF SFG 25
15.3
16.5
1.8
0.0
-3.0
0.1
3.2
1.2
3.4
1.2
83
2B MIN 24
15.3
14.3
-0.7
0.0
1.8
0.8
3.8
0.9
0.5
3.5
84
RP CIN 21
15.2
-0.1
0.0
14.9
0.5
1.0
1.2
-1.3
0.6
0.5
85
SP PIT 22
15.2
-2.6
0.1
17.5
0.2
2.9
1.3
-0.4
0.9
1.9
86
3B ATL 23
14.9
15.5
-1.6
0.0
1.0
-0.2
-0.5
1.5
3.1
4.2
87
RF HOU 23
14.8
20.3
0.4
0.0
-5.9
-0.2
0.3
2.1
5.3
2.8
88
C CHW 19
14.7
3.3
6.3
0.0
5.2
0.8
-0.5
89
SP CAL 21
14.6
-0.1
0.0
14.3
0.3
0.6
4.4
-0.4
90
CF TOR 23
14.4
15.0
2.2
0.0
-2.9
-0.3
-0.1
1.6
4.0
3.2
91
C PHI 22
13.9
4.1
5.3
0.0
4.6
0.1
0.1
1.5
2.9
92
RP NYY 19
13.8
-0.1
0.0
13.4
0.5
-0.8
0.5
93
RF SFG 22
13.7
19.3
-1.0
0.0
-4.6
0.3
-0.0
1.0
2.0
94
1B NYM 21
13.5
16.9
0.2
0.0
-3.7
0.0
95
2B NYM 19
13.4
3.6
6.9
-0.3
3.2
-1.0
-0.3
0.5
1.3
96
RF MIN 23
13.4
17.9
0.4
0.0
-4.9
-0.2
-0.4
0.0
97
SP TEX 19
13.2
-0.6
0.0
13.6
0.1
0.8
0.9
2.5
98
SS SEA 21
12.5
7.4
-3.4
0.0
8.5
-1.5
2.4
2.2
-0.1
0.5
99
RP NYY 24
12.4
-0.3
0.0
12.4
0.3
2.9
1.9
4.2
100
C PIT 23
12.3
10.6
-1.6
0.0
3.3
-0.1
0.2
-0.0
-0.5
-0.2
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