1982 Major League Baseball season

1982 MLB season
League Major League Baseball
Sport Baseball
Duration April 5 – October 20, 1982
Top draft pick Shawon Dunston
Picked by Chicago Cubs
Regular season
Season MVP AL: Robin Yount (MIL)
NL: Dale Murphy (ATL)
League postseason
AL champions Milwaukee Brewers
  AL runners-up California Angels
NL champions St. Louis Cardinals
  NL runners-up Atlanta Braves
World Series
Champions St. Louis Cardinals
  Runners-up Milwaukee Brewers
Finals MVP Darrell Porter (STL)

The 1982 Major League Baseball season. Making up for their playoff miss of the year before, the St. Louis Cardinals won their ninth World Series championship, defeating the Milwaukee Brewers, four games to three.

Awards and honors

Statistical leaders

Statistic American League National League
AVGWillie Wilson KC.332Al Oliver MTL.331
HRReggie Jackson CAL
Gorman Thomas MIL
39Dave Kingman NYM37
RBIHal McRae KC133Dale Murphy ATL
Al Oliver MTL
WinsLaMarr Hoyt CHW19Steve Carlton PHI23
ERARick Sutcliffe CLE2.96Steve Rogers MTL2.40
SOFloyd Bannister SEA209Steve Carlton PHI286
SVDan Quisenberry KC35Bruce Sutter STL36
SBRickey Henderson OAK130Tim Raines MTL78

Major league baseball final standings


  League Championship Series
World Series
East Milwaukee 3  
West California 2  
    AL Milwaukee 3
  NL St. Louis 4
East St. Louis 3
West Atlanta 0  

All-Star game



a Major League Baseball seasons since 1901 without a no-hitter pitched are 1909, 1913, 1921, 19271928, 19321933, 1936, 1939, 19421943, 1949, 1959, 1982, 1985, 1989, 2000 and 2005.


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