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1982 American League (MLB)

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  • An organized section of a full season review with standings, team totals, awards, leaderboards, player registers and more.
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  • 1982 American League Awards
    AL Comeback Player of the YearAndre Thornton
    American League Cy Young AwardPete Vuckovich
    American League Gold GloveRon Guidry Pitcher, Bob Boone Catcher, Eddie Murray First Base, Frank White Second Base, Buddy Bell Third Base, Robin Yount Shortstop, Dwight Evans Outfielder, Dwayne Murphy Outfielder, Dave Winfield Outfielder
    American League Most Valuable PlayerRobin Yount
    AL Player of the MonthEddie Murray April, Hal McRae May, George Brett June, Robin Yount July, Doug DeCinces August, Dave Winfield September
    American League Player of the WeekAndre Thornton April 12-April 18, Eddie Murray April 12-April 18, Salome Barojas April 12-April 18, Todd Cruz April 19-April 25, Gaylord Perry May 3-May 9, John Lowenstein May 10-May 16, Larry Herndon May 17-May 23, Oscar Gamble May 24-May 30, Cecil Cooper May 31-June 6, Gene Nelson June 7-June 13, Jim Clancy June 14-June 20, Cal Ripken June 21-June 27, Gary Ward June 28-July 4, Harold Baines July 5-July 11, Jim Gantner July 12-July 18, Robin Yount July 19-July 25, Tippy Martinez July 19-July 25, Andre Thornton July 26-August 1, Doug DeCinces August 2-August 8, Gorman Thomas August 9-August 15, Rick Manning August 16-August 22, Rickey Henderson August 23-August 29, Jim Palmer August 30-September 5, Gary Ward September 6-September 12, Paul Molitor September 13-September 19, Bruce Bochte September 20-September 26, Eddie Murray September 20-September 26
    AL Rolaids Relief Pitcher of the YearDan Quisenberry
    American League Rookie of the YearCal Ripken
    AL Silver Slugger AwardLance Parrish C, Cecil Cooper 1B, Damaso Garcia 2B, Doug DeCinces 3B, Robin Yount SS, Willie Wilson OF, Dave Winfield OF, Reggie Jackson OF, Hal McRae DH
    AL Pitcher of the MonthGeoff Zahn April, LaMarr Hoyt May, Jim Beattie June, Tippy Martinez July, Jim Palmer August, Rick Sutcliffe September
    1982 Batting Leaders
    1Alfredo Griffin162
    2Dwight Evans162
    3Toby Harrah162
    4Andre Thornton161
    5Harold Baines161
    6Cal Ripken160
    7Mike Hargrove160
    8Paul Molitor160
    9Steve Kemp160
    10Willie Upshaw160
    At Bats
    1Paul Molitor666
    2Cecil Cooper654
    3Jerry Remy636
    4Robin Yount635
    5Brian Downing623
    6Larry Herndon614
    7Hal McRae613
    8Dwight Evans609
    9Don Baylor608
    10Harold Baines608
    1Paul Molitor136
    2Robin Yount129
    3Dwight Evans122
    4Rickey Henderson119
    5Brian Downing109
    6Cecil Cooper104
    7George Brett101
    8Toby Harrah100
    9Gorman Thomas96
    10Doug DeCinces94
    1Robin Yount210
    2Cecil Cooper205
    3Paul Molitor201
    4Willie Wilson194
    5Hal McRae189
    6Damaso Garcia185
    7Toby Harrah183
    8Larry Herndon179
    9Dwight Evans178
    10Jerry Remy178
    1Hal McRae46
    2Robin Yount46
    3Frank White45
    4Doug DeCinces42
    5Al Cowens39
    6Cecil Cooper38
    7Fred Lynn38
    8Brian Downing37
    9Dwight Evans37
    10Greg Luzinski37
    1Willie Wilson15
    2Larry Herndon13
    3Robin Yount12
    4Jerry Mumphrey10
    5George Brett9
    6Lloyd Moseby9
    7Tony Bernazard9
    8Al Cowens8
    9Alfredo Griffin8
    10Dave Winfield8
    Home Runs
    1Gorman Thomas39
    2Reggie Jackson39
    3Dave Winfield37
    4Ben Oglivie34
    5Andre Thornton32
    6Cecil Cooper32
    7Dwight Evans32
    8Eddie Murray32
    9Lance Parrish32
    10Doug DeCinces30
    Runs Batted In (RBIs)
    1Hal McRae133
    2Cecil Cooper121
    3Andre Thornton116
    4Robin Yount114
    5Gorman Thomas112
    6Eddie Murray110
    7Dave Winfield106
    8Harold Baines105
    9Ben Oglivie102
    10Greg Luzinski102
    Stolen Bases
    1Rickey Henderson130
    2Damaso Garcia54
    3Julio Cruz46
    4Paul Molitor41
    5Willie Wilson37
    6John Wathan36
    7Rudy Law36
    8Miguel Dilone33
    9Von Hayes32
    10Bobby Brown28
    Caught Stealing
    1Rickey Henderson42
    2Damaso Garcia20
    3Rod Carew17
    4Joe Simpson14
    5Ron LeFlore14
    6Julio Cruz13
    7Tony Johnson13
    8Von Hayes13
    9Dave Lopes12
    10Willie Wilson11
    1Rickey Henderson116
    2Dwight Evans112
    3Andre Thornton109
    4Mike Hargrove101
    5Dwayne Murphy94
    6Greg Luzinski89
    7Steve Kemp89
    8Brian Downing86
    9Ken Singleton86
    10Reggie Jackson85
    1Reggie Jackson156
    2Gorman Thomas143
    3Jerry Martin138
    4Tony Armas128
    5Dwight Evans125
    6Dwayne Murphy122
    7Greg Luzinski120
    8Dave Hostetler113
    9Bobby Grich109
    10Gary Gaetti107
    Hit by Pitch
    1Chet Lemon15
    2Toby Harrah12
    3Gary Roenicke9
    4Tom Paciorek9
    5Bobby Grich8
    6Lloyd Moseby8
    7Tom Brunansky8
    8Don Baylor7
    9Jim Rice7
    10Carlton Fisk6
    Intentional Walks
    1Andre Thornton18
    2Eddie Murray18
    3George Brett14
    4Ben Oglivie13
    5Kent Hrbek12
    6Reggie Jackson12
    7Greg Luzinski11
    8Harold Baines10
    9John Lowenstein10
    10Buddy Bell8
    Sacrifice Hits
    1Tim Foli26
    2Bob Boone23
    3Jerry Remy18
    4Juan Beniquez16
    5Rod Carew16
    6Tony Bernazard16
    7Dwayne Murphy12
    8Alfredo Griffin11
    9Rich Dauer11
    10Todd Cruz11
    Sacrifice Flies
    1Gary Gaetti13
    2Robin Yount10
    3Amos Otis9
    4Doug DeCinces9
    5Harold Baines9
    6Manny Castillo9
    7Brian Downing8
    8Carney Lansford8
    9Dave Winfield8
    10Don Baylor8
    Ground into Double Plays
    1Jim Rice29
    2John Wathan26
    3Dave Stapleton24
    4Ken Singleton24
    5Mike Hargrove22
    6Andre Thornton21
    7Dave Winfield20
    8Larry Herndon20
    9Ted Simmons20
    10Greg Luzinski19
    Total Bases
    1Robin Yount367
    2Cecil Cooper345
    3Hal McRae332
    4Dwight Evans325
    5Doug DeCinces315
    6Dave Winfield302
    7Eddie Murray302
    8Brian Downing300
    9Paul Molitor300
    10Gary Ward296
    Plate Appearances
    1Paul Molitor751
    2Dwight Evans727
    3Brian Downing725
    4Jerry Remy716
    5Andre Thornton708
    6Toby Harrah708
    7Mike Hargrove705
    8Robin Yount704
    9Cecil Cooper696
    10Greg Luzinski686
    Batting Average
    1Willie Wilson.332
    2Robin Yount.331
    3Rod Carew.319
    4Eddie Murray.316
    5Cecil Cooper.313
    6Damaso Garcia.310
    7Jim Rice.309
    8Hal McRae.308
    9Toby Harrah.304
    10Paul Molitor.302
    On-Base Percentage
    1Dwight Evans.402
    2Rickey Henderson.398
    3Toby Harrah.398
    4Rod Carew.396
    5Eddie Murray.391
    6Andre Thornton.386
    7Greg Luzinski.386
    8Steve Kemp.381
    9Bruce Bochte.380
    10Robin Yount.379
    Slugging Percentage
    1Robin Yount.578
    2Dave Winfield.560
    3Eddie Murray.549
    4Doug DeCinces.548
    5Hal McRae.542
    6Dwight Evans.534
    7Reggie Jackson.532
    8Lance Parrish.529
    9Cecil Cooper.528
    10Gary Ward.519
    OPS (OBP + SLG)
    1Robin Yount957
    2Eddie Murray940
    3Dwight Evans936
    4Doug DeCinces917
    5Hal McRae911
    6Reggie Jackson907
    7Dave Winfield891
    8Fred Lynn891
    9Toby Harrah888
    10George Brett883
    1Willie Randolph2.143
    2Mike Hargrove1.741
    3Toby Harrah1.615
    4Brian Downing1.483
    5Rich Dauer1.471
    6Buddy Bell1.400
    7George Brett1.392
    8Rod Carew1.367
    9Andre Thornton1.346
    10Rickey Henderson1.234
    1982 Pitching Leaders
    1LaMarr Hoyt19
    2Geoff Zahn18
    3Larry Gura18
    4Pete Vuckovich18
    5Dave Stieb17
    6Jack Morris17
    7Mike Caldwell17
    8Charlie Hough16
    9Dennis Martinez16
    10Jim Clancy16
    1Frank Tanana18
    2Matt Keough18
    3Rick Honeycutt17
    4Jack Morris16
    5Rick Langford16
    6LaMarr Hoyt15
    7Lary Sorensen15
    8Luis Leal15
    9Richard Dotson15
    10Brad Havens14
    1Ed Vande Berg78
    2Tippy Martinez76
    3Dan Quisenberry72
    4Bill Caudill70
    5Dan Spillner65
    6George Frazier63
    7Ron Davis63
    8Salome Barojas61
    9Kevin Hickey60
    10Dale Murray56
    Games Started
    1Jim Clancy40
    2Dennis Martinez39
    3Dave Stieb38
    4Luis Leal38
    5Jack Morris37
    6Larry Gura37
    7Scott McGregor37
    8Dan Petry35
    9Floyd Bannister35
    10Ken Forsch35
    Complete Games
    1Dave Stieb19
    2Jack Morris17
    3Rick Langford15
    4LaMarr Hoyt14
    5Charlie Hough12
    6Geoff Zahn12
    7Ken Forsch12
    8Mike Caldwell12
    9Dennis Eckersley11
    10Jim Clancy11
    1Dave Stieb5
    2Geoff Zahn4
    3Ken Forsch4
    4Chuck Rainey3
    5Dennis Eckersley3
    6Floyd Bannister3
    7Jack Morris3
    8Jim Clancy3
    9Larry Gura3
    10Mike Caldwell3
    Games Finished
    1Dan Quisenberry68
    2Bill Caudill64
    3Dan Spillner54
    4Ron Davis53
    5Rollie Fingers45
    6Mark Clear44
    7Tippy Martinez44
    8Rich Gossage43
    9Salome Barojas42
    10Danny Darwin41
    1Dan Quisenberry35
    2Rich Gossage30
    3Rollie Fingers29
    4Bill Caudill26
    5Ron Davis22
    6Dan Spillner21
    7Salome Barojas21
    8Tippy Martinez16
    9Bob Stanley14
    10Mark Clear14
    Innings Pitched
    1Dave Stieb288.1
    2Jim Clancy266.2
    3Jack Morris266.1
    4Mike Caldwell258
    5Dennis Martinez252
    6Luis Leal249.2
    7Larry Gura248
    8Floyd Bannister247
    9Dan Petry246
    10Len Barker244.2
    1Dave Stieb271
    2Mike Caldwell269
    3Rick Langford265
    4Dennis Martinez262
    5Jim Clancy251
    6Larry Gura251
    7Lary Sorensen251
    8Luis Leal250
    9LaMarr Hoyt248
    10Jack Morris247
    1Matt Keough144
    2Jack Morris131
    3Lary Sorensen130
    4Scott McGregor126
    5Larry Gura124
    6Dennis Martinez123
    7Jim Clancy122
    8Rick Langford121
    9Mike Caldwell119
    10Gaylord Perry117
    Earned Runs
    1Matt Keough133
    2Jack Morris120
    3Dennis Martinez118
    4Lary Sorensen118
    5Scott McGregor116
    6Mike Caldwell112
    7Larry Gura111
    8Rick Langford111
    9Jim Clancy110
    10Luis Leal109
    Home Runs
    1Matt Keough38
    2Jack Morris37
    3Rick Langford33
    4Brad Havens32
    5Floyd Bannister32
    6Dennis Eckersley31
    7Larry Gura31
    8Scott McGregor31
    9Dennis Martinez30
    10Mike Caldwell30
    1Dave Righetti108
    2Pete Vuckovich102
    3Matt Keough101
    4Dan Petry100
    5Rick Sutcliffe98
    6Jack Morris96
    7Len Barker88
    8Dennis Martinez87
    9Bobby Castillo85
    10Milt Wilcox85
    1Floyd Bannister209
    2Len Barker187
    3Dave Righetti163
    4Ron Guidry162
    5John Tudor146
    6Rick Sutcliffe142
    7Dave Stieb141
    8Jim Beattie140
    9Jim Clancy139
    10Jack Morris135
    Wild Pitches
    1Gaylord Perry13
    2Jack Morris10
    3Len Barker10
    4Matt Keough10
    5Charlie Hough9
    6Dan Petry9
    7Dave Righetti9
    8Mike Caldwell9
    9Mike Flanagan9
    10Jim Gott8
    1Bud Black7
    2Bob McClure5
    3Dave Righetti5
    4Salome Barojas5
    5Doyle Alexander4
    6Mike Norris4
    7Chico Escarrega3
    8Lary Sorensen3
    9Matt Keough3
    10Albert Williams2
    Earned Run Average (ERA)
    1Rick Sutcliffe2.96
    2Bob Stanley3.11
    3Jim Palmer3.13
    4Dan Petry3.22
    5Dave Stieb3.25
    6Pete Vuckovich3.33
    7Jim Beattie3.35
    8Floyd Bannister3.43
    9Mike Witt3.50
    10LaMarr Hoyt3.53
    WHIP (Walks-Hits per IP)
    1Jim Palmer1.14
    2Dave Stieb1.20
    3Dennis Eckersley1.21
    4Floyd Bannister1.22
    5Len Barker1.22
    6Jerry Ujdur1.23
    7Jim Clancy1.23
    8LaMarr Hoyt1.23
    9Jim Beattie1.24
    10Ken Forsch1.24
    Hits per 9 IP
    1Rick Sutcliffe7.25
    2Jerry Ujdur7.58
    3Dave Righetti7.62
    4Jim Palmer7.73
    5Len Barker7.75
    6Jim Beattie7.80
    7Bobby Castillo7.97
    8Dan Petry8.05
    9Vida Blue8.10
    10Floyd Bannister8.20
    HR per 9 IP
    1Mike Witt0.40
    2Dennis Lamp0.43
    3Jerry Koosman0.47
    4Dave Righetti0.54
    5Dan Petry0.55
    6Shane Rawley0.55
    7Pete Vuckovich0.56
    8Bob Stanley0.59
    9Len Barker0.62
    10Britt Burns0.64
    BB per 9 IP
    1Dennis Eckersley1.73
    2LaMarr Hoyt1.80
    3Moose Haas1.82
    4Rick Langford1.86
    5Jerry Koosman1.98
    6Mike Caldwell2.02
    7Scott McGregor2.07
    8Gaylord Perry2.24
    9Ken Forsch2.25
    10Larry Gura2.32
    SO per 9 IP
    1Dave Righetti8.02
    2Floyd Bannister7.62
    3Jim Beattie7.33
    4Len Barker6.87
    5John Tudor6.70
    6Ron Guidry6.57
    7Britt Burns6.18
    8Shane Rawley6.09
    9Rick Sutcliffe5.92
    10Brad Havens5.56
    1Dennis Eckersley2.953
    2Floyd Bannister2.714
    3Moose Haas2.667
    4LaMarr Hoyt2.583
    5John Tudor2.475
    6Ron Guidry2.348
    7Jerry Koosman2.316
    8Jim Beattie2.154
    9Gaylord Perry2.148
    10Len Barker2.125

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