1983 Season

World Series Champion

Baltimore Orioles

The Orioles defeat the Phillies (4-1)
World Series MVP: Rick Dempsey (BAL)

Playoffs

ALCS: Orioles defeat the WhiteSox 3-1
NLCS: Phillies defeat the Dodgers 3-1

Highlights

1. January 12th: Brooks Robinson and Juan Marichal are elected to the Hall of Fame.
2. April 27th: Nolan Ryan records his 3,509th strikeout breaking Walter Johnson record.
3. June 24th: Don Sutton records his 3000th career strikeout.
4. July 6th: The American League wins the All-Star Game 13–3.
5. September 23rd: Steve Carlton records his 300th win.

No-Hitters

July 4th: Dave Righetti, Yankees 4 – Red Sox 0
September 26th: Bob Forsch, Cardinals 3 – Expos 0
September 29th: Mike Warren, Athletics 3 – White Sox 0

National League

EAST W L W-L% GB
Philadelphia Phillies 90 72 .556
Pittsburgh Pirates 84 78 .519 6.0
Montreal Expos 82 80 .506 8.0
St. Louis Cardinals 79 83 .488 11.0
Chicago Cubs 71 91 .438 19.0
New York Mets 68 94 .420 22.0
WEST W L W-L% GB
Los Angeles Dodgers 91 71 .562
Atlanta Braves 88 74 .543 3.0
Houston Astros 85 77 .525 6.0
San Diego Padres 81 81 .500 10.0
San Francisco Giants 79 83 .488 12.0
Cincinnati Reds 74 88 .457 17.0

NL Leaders

WAR: John Denny (PHI), 7.6
Most Valuable Player: Dale Murphy (ATL)
Cy Young Award: John Denny (PHI)
Rookie of the Year: Darryl Strawberry (NYM)
Batting Title: Bill Madlock (PIT), .323
Home Runs: Mike Schmidt (PHI), 40
RBIs: Dale Murphy (ATL), 121
Wins: John Denny (PHI), 19
ERA: Atlee Hammaker (SFG), 2.25
Strikeouts: Steve Carlton (PHI), 275

American League

EAST W L W-L% GB
Baltimore Orioles 98 64 .605
Detroit Tigers 92 70 .568 6.0
New York Yankees 91 71 .562 7.0
Toronto Blue Jays 89 73 .549 9.0
Milwaukee Brewers 87 75 .537 11.0
Boston Red Sox 78 84 .481 20.0
Cleveland Indians 70 92 .432 28.0
WEST W L W-L% GB
Chicago White Sox 99 63 .611
Kansas City Royals 79 83 .488 20.0
Texas Rangers 77 85 .475 22.0
Oakland Athletics 74 88 .457 25.0
California Angels 70 92 .432 29.0
Minnesota Twins 70 92 .432 29.0
Seattle Mariners 60 102 .370 39.0

AL Leaders

WAR: Cal Ripken Jr. (BAL), 8.2
Most Valuable Player:
 Cal Ripken Jr. (BAL)
Cy Young Award: LaMarr Hoyt (CHW)
Rookie of the Year: Ron Kittle (CHW)
Batting Title: Wade Boggs (BOS), .361
Home Runs: Jim Rice (BOS), 39
RBIs: Rice (BOS) | Cooper (MIL), 126
Wins: LaMarr Hoyt (CHW), 24
ERA: Rick  Honeycutt (TEX), 2.42
Strikeouts: Jack Morris (DET), 232