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1983 Atlanta Braves (MLB)

+ Defensive Lineups
Nickname:
W-L Record: 88-74 .543
Rank: 2nd in National League West
Run Differential: 746-640 + 106
Roster Continuity 84.29% 6/26
Manager(s): Joe Torre
General Manager: John Mullen
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Ballpark: Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium
Attendance: 2,119,935 9/26
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Marty Clary (#74) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Rube Walker
Assistant Coach: Dal Maxvill
Bullpen Coach: Joe Pignatano
First Base Coach: Sonny Jackson
Pitching Coach: Bob Gibson
Third Base Coach: Tommie Aaron

#1 Draft Picks

Bob Horner (#1), Tommy Boggs (#2), Ken Dayley (#3), Brad Komminsk (#4), Dale Murphy (#5)
National League West Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9171.562--
8874.5433.0
8577.5256.0
8181.50010.0
7983.48812.0
7488.45717.0
  • These are starting defensive lineups by date for the 1983 season.
  • The # next to each player indicates the # of times at that position for this team/season. Bold indicates a player's first start at that position.
  • Total starts by position are at the bottom of this page.
  • Filter on a selection of players to see a team's win-loss record for that combinaton.
  • #AprilGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    11983-04-04L 4-5 @CIN
    21983-04-06W 5-1 @CIN
    31983-04-08W 4-2 SDN
    41983-04-09W 6-5 SDN
    51983-04-10W 4-3 SDN
    61983-04-11W 4-0 SDN
    71983-04-12W 4-1 CIN
    81983-04-13W 6-1 CIN
    91983-04-16L 4-8 @PHI
    101983-04-17W 3-1 @PHI
    111983-04-18L 3-10 @SDN
    121983-04-19W 9-2 @SDN
    131983-04-22W 5-4 NYN
    141983-04-24W 6-3 NYN
    151983-04-24W 5-3 NYN
    161983-04-26W 10-4 PHI
    171983-04-27L 2-6 PHI
    181983-04-29L 5-6 @NYN
    191983-04-30W 6-1 @NYN
    #MayGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    201983-05-01W 2-1 @NYN
    211983-05-03W 5-2 @MON
    221983-05-04L 1-4 @MON
    231983-05-05W 6-3 HOU
    241983-05-06L 0-6 HOU
    251983-05-07W 10-1 HOU
    261983-05-08W 4-3 HOU
    271983-05-09L 3-5 MON
    281983-05-10W 4-2 MON
    291983-05-11L 5-8 MON
    301983-05-12L 3-4 @HOU
    311983-05-13L 2-5 @HOU
    321983-05-14W 4-3 @HOU
    331983-05-15W 9-4 @HOU
    341983-05-17L 3-4 @CHN
    351983-05-18L 3-5 @CHN
    361983-05-20W 2-1 @SLN
    371983-05-21W 4-1 @SLN
    381983-05-22W 7-5 @SLN
    391983-05-23W 6-3 PIT
    401983-05-24L 5-6 PIT
    411983-05-25W 6-0 PIT
    421983-05-26L 1-5 CHN
    431983-05-27L 6-8 CHN
    441983-05-28W 6-4 CHN
    451983-05-29W 6-2 CHN
    461983-05-30L 6-8 @PIT
    471983-05-31W 10-2 @PIT
    #JuneGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    481983-06-01W 6-3 @PIT
    491983-06-02W 8-1 SLN
    501983-06-03W 5-3 SLN
    511983-06-04W 6-4 SLN
    521983-06-05L 3-8 SLN
    531983-06-07W 4-1 LAN
    541983-06-08L 5-11 LAN
    551983-06-09L 2-4 LAN
    561983-06-10L 4-6 SFN
    571983-06-10W 7-3 SFN
    581983-06-11L 6-7 SFN
    591983-06-12W 3-2 SFN
    601983-06-14L 3-4 @LAN
    611983-06-15W 3-2 @LAN
    621983-06-16L 1-6 @LAN
    631983-06-17L 1-2 @SFN
    641983-06-18L 4-5 @SFN
    651983-06-19L 6-9 @SFN
    661983-06-20W 7-1 @HOU
    671983-06-21L 0-5 @HOU
    681983-06-22L 3-4 @HOU
    691983-06-24W 3-0 @CIN
    701983-06-24W 10-5 @CIN
    711983-06-25W 8-2 @CIN
    721983-06-26W 5-1 @CIN
    731983-06-27W 2-1 @CIN
    741983-06-28L 3-4 HOU
    751983-06-29W 11-1 HOU
    761983-06-30W 6-4 HOU
    #JulyGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    771983-07-01W 5-2 CIN
    781983-07-02W 4-2 CIN
    791983-07-03L 1-2 CIN
    801983-07-04W 9-5 CIN
    811983-07-08W 6-5 @MON
    821983-07-09W 8-5 @MON
    831983-07-10L 6-7 @MON
    841983-07-11W 6-4 @MON
    851983-07-12L 1-4 @PHI
    861983-07-12L 6-7 @PHI
    871983-07-13W 5-2 @PHI
    881983-07-14W 5-2 @PHI
    891983-07-15W 9-3 MON
    901983-07-16W 6-3 MON
    911983-07-17L 1-3 MON
    921983-07-18W 7-4 NYN
    931983-07-19W 11-7 NYN
    941983-07-20L 2-3 NYN
    951983-07-21L 6-10 PHI
    961983-07-22W 6-1 PHI
    971983-07-23W 6-5 PHI
    981983-07-24W 12-4 PHI
    991983-07-25L 4-5 @NYN
    1001983-07-26L 1-2 @NYN
    1011983-07-27W 6-3 @NYN
    1021983-07-29W 2-1 @SDN
    1031983-07-29L 5-6 @SDN
    1041983-07-30W 5-2 @SDN
    1051983-07-31L 2-5 @SDN
    #AugustGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    1061983-08-01W 8-3 @SFN
    1071983-08-02L 3-7 @SFN
    1081983-08-03W 6-4 @SFN
    1091983-08-04W 8-1 @SFN
    1101983-08-05L 1-2 @LAN
    1111983-08-06L 2-4 @LAN
    1121983-08-07W 5-2 @LAN
    1131983-08-09W 7-2 SFN
    1141983-08-10L 4-7 SFN
    1151983-08-11W 6-4 SFN
    1161983-08-12L 3-5 LAN
    1171983-08-13W 8-7 LAN
    1181983-08-14L 4-5 LAN
    1191983-08-15L 0-4 SDN
    1201983-08-16L 2-3 SDN
    1211983-08-18L 0-3 @CHN
    1221983-08-19W 5-3 @CHN
    1231983-08-20W 9-2 @CHN
    1241983-08-21W 11-9 @CHN
    1251983-08-23L 0-7 @SLN
    1261983-08-24W 11-3 @SLN
    1271983-08-25L 1-2 @SLN
    1281983-08-26L 1-9 @PIT
    1291983-08-27L 0-2 @PIT
    1301983-08-28W 2-1 @PIT
    1311983-08-29L 5-7 CHN
    1321983-08-30L 6-9 CHN
    1331983-08-31L 3-6 SLN
    #SeptemberGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    1341983-09-01L 3-8 SLN
    1351983-09-02L 1-4 PIT
    1361983-09-03L 2-6 PIT
    1371983-09-04W 6-5 PIT
    1381983-09-05W 7-5 HOU
    1391983-09-07L 1-2 @SFN
    1401983-09-08W 12-9 @SFN
    1411983-09-09L 2-3 @LAN
    1421983-09-10W 6-3 @LAN
    1431983-09-11L 6-7 @LAN
    1441983-09-13L 0-6 @CIN
    1451983-09-14L 4-6 @CIN
    1461983-09-16W 6-0 SDN
    1471983-09-17L 1-2 SDN
    1481983-09-18L 2-4 SDN
    1491983-09-21W 9-1 CIN
    1501983-09-21L 3-4 CIN
    1511983-09-22L 4-6 CIN
    1521983-09-23L 2-11 LAN
    1531983-09-24W 3-2 LAN
    1541983-09-25W 7-1 LAN
    1551983-09-26W 6-2 SFN
    1561983-09-27L 2-6 SFN
    1571983-09-28W 3-1 @HOU
    1581983-09-28L 1-5 @HOU
    1591983-09-29W 5-4 @HOU
    1601983-09-30L 2-3 @SDN
    #OctoberGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    1611983-10-01L 3-4 @SDN
    1621983-10-02W 4-3 @SDN
    Total Starts by PositionCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    Win-Loss Record with lineups above:

    88-74
    Bruce Benedict 128
    Biff Pocoroba 29
    Matt Sinatro 3
    Larry Owen 2
    Chris Chambliss 122
    Bob Watson 34
    Gerald Perry 6
    Glenn Hubbard 144
    Jerry Royster 15
    Paul Runge 2
    Randy Johnson 1
    Bob Horner 104
    Randy Johnson 29
    Jerry Royster 27
    Brook Jacoby 2
    Rafael Ramirez 151
    Jerry Royster 10
    Paul Zuvella 1
    Brett Butler 97
    Dale Murphy 25
    Terry Harper 18
    Jerry Royster 16
    Mike Jorgensen 4
    Albert Hall 2
    Dale Murphy 131
    Brett Butler 31
    Claudell Washington 121
    Terry Harper 28
    Brad Komminsk 9
    Dale Murphy 2
    Brett Butler 2


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