October 11, 1982

American League awards [1982]



Rickey Henderson had 130 stolen bases, breaking Lou Brock’s single-season record. Rollie Fingers saved his 300th game. Gaylord Perry won his 300th game. He was also ejected for throwing a spitball for the first time in his career. Earl Weaver retired.

Babe Ruth Award | Robin Yount, Brewers. 29 home runs, 114 RBIs, .331 batting average, .379 on-base percentage, .578 slugging percentage, 129 runs, 210 hits, 46 doubles, 12 triples. | This Robin Is a Rare Bird

2. Doug DeCinces, Angels
3. Dwight Evans, Red Sox

Walter Johnson Award | Dave Stieb, Blue Jays. 17-14, 3.25 ERA, 141 strikeouts and 75 walks in 288.1 innings, 19 complete games, five shutouts.

Jackie Robinson Award | Cal Ripken, Orioles. 28 home runs, 93 RBIs, .264 batting average, .317 on-base percentage, .475 slugging percentage. Orioles manager Earl Weaver moved Ripken from third base to shortstop on July 1. | Let’s Play Ball, Dad

2. Kent Hrbek, Twins
3. Wade Boggs, Red Sox

Pee Wee Reese Award | Doug DeCinces, Angels. 30 home runs, 97 RBIs, .301 batting average, .369 on-base percentage, .548 slugging percentage, 42 doubles. | Angels in Full Flight

Connie Mack Award | Gene Mauch, Angels. 93-69 [.574] Mauch won his first division title in his 22nd season with a lineup of all 30-and-older players, including four former MVPs. | Heavenly Days for the Angels

2. Harvey Kuenn, Brewers
3. Tony LaRussa, White Sox



Catcher | Lance Parish, Tigers. 32 home runs, 87 RBIs, .284 batting average, .338 on-base percentage, .529 slugging percentage. Best fielder | Bob Boone, Angels.

First base | Cecil Cooper, Brewers. 32 home runs, 121 RBIs, .313 batting average, .342 on-base percentage, .528 slugging percentage, 104 runs, 205 hits, 38 doubles. 2. Eddie Murray, Orioles. Best fielder | Murray

Second base | Lou Whitaker, Tigers. 15 home runs, 65 RBIs, .286 batting average, .341 on-base percentage, .434 slugging percentage. Best fielder | Julio Cruz, Mariners.

Third base | Doug DeCinces, Angels. 30 home runs, 97 RBIs, .301 batting average, .369 on-base percentage, .548 slugging percentage, 42 doubles. Best fielder | Buddy Bell, Rangers.

2. Paul Molitor, Brewers
3. Toby Harrah, Cleveland
4. George Brett, Royals
5. Buddy Bell, Rangers

Shortstop | Robin Yount, Brewers. 29 home runs, 114 RBIs, .331 batting average, .379 on-base percentage, .578 slugging percentage, 129 runs, 210 hits, 46 doubles, 12 triples. Best fielder | Alfredo Griffin, Blue Jays.

Left field | Rickey Henderson, Athletics. 10 home runs, 51 RBIs, .267 batting average, .398 on-base percentage, .382 slugging percentage, 119 runs, 116 walks, 130 stolen bases. Best fielder | Willie Wilson, Royals. | He Finally Bagged It | Bill James

2. Willie Wilson, Royals
3. Brian Downing, Angels

Center field | Dwayne Murphy, Athletics. 27 home runs, 94 RBIs, .238 batting average, .349 on-base percentage, .418 slugging percentage. 2. Gorman Thomas, Brewers. Best fielder | Lloyd Moseby, Blue Jays. | A Well Matched Set

Right field | Dwight Evans, Red Sox. 32 home runs, 98 RBIs, .292 batting average, .402 on-base percentage, .534 slugging percentage, 122 runs, 112 walks, 37 doubles.

Designated hitter | Hal McRae, Royals. 27 home runs, 133 RBIs, .308 batting average, .369 on-base percentage, .542 slugging percentage, 46 doubles.



Starting rotation |

1. Dave Stieb, Blue Jays.
17-14, 3.25 ERA, 141 strikeouts and 75 walks in 288.1 innings, 19 complete games, five shutouts.

2. Rick Sutcliffe, Cleveland. 14-8, 2.96 ERA, 142 strikeouts and 98 walks in 216 innings.

3. Jim Clancy, Blue Jays. 16-14, 3.71 ERA, 139 strikeouts and 77 walks in 266.2 innings, 11 complete games.

4. Jim Palmer, Orioles. 15-5, 3.13 ERA, 103 strikeouts and 63 walks in 227 innings.

5. Luis Leal, Blue Jays. 12-15, 3.93 ERA, 111 strikeouts and 79 walks in 249.2 innings, 10 complete games.

Reliever | Bob Stanley, Red Sox. 12-7, 3.10 ERA, 14 saves, 83 strikeouts and 50 walks in 168.1 innings.

Closer | Dan Spillner, Cleveland. 12-10, 2.49 ERA, 21 saves, 90 strikeouts and 45 walks in 133.2 innings.

2. Bill Caudill, Mariners
3. Dan Quisenberry, Royals
4. Rich Gossage, Yankees
— Kevin Brewer

October 7, 1982

National League awards [1982]



Atlanta won a record 13 straight games to start the season. Ferguson Jenkins reached 3,000 strikeouts. Joel Youngblood singled for the Mets and Expos in the same day, after he was traded between games. Dave Kingman hit .204 with a league-leading 37 home runs.

Babe Ruth Award | Mike Schmidt, Phillies. 35 home runs, 87 RBIs, .280 batting average, .403 on-base percentage, .547 slugging percentage, 108 runs, 107 walks.

2. Gary Carter, Expos
3. Dale Murphy, Atlanta
4. Pedro Guerrero, Dodgers
5. Andre Dawson, Expos

Walter Johnson Award | Steve Rogers, Expos. 19-8, 2.40 ERA, 179 strikeouts and 65 walks in 277 innings, 14 complete games.

2. Joe Niekro, Astros
3. Mario Soto, Reds

Jackie Robinson Award | Johnny Ray, Pirates. 7 home runs, 63 RBIs, .281 batting average, .318 on-base percentage, .382 slugging percentage.

2. Steve Sax, Dodgers
3. Ryne Sandberg, Cubs

Pee Wee Reese Award | Joe Morgan, Giants. 14 home runs, 61 RBIs, .289 batting average, .400 on-base percentage, .438 slugging percentage.

Connie Mack Award | Joe Torre, Atlanta. 89-73 [.549]

2. Frank Robinson, Giants
3. Whitey Herzog, Cardinals



Catcher | Gary Carter, Expos. 29 home runs, 97 RBIs, .293 batting average, .381 on-base percentage, .510 slugging percentage. 2. Terry Kennedy, Padres. Best fielder | Carter

First base | Al Oliver, Expos. 22 home runs, 109 RBIs, .331 batting average, .392 on-base percentage, .514 slugging percentage, 204 hits, 43 doubles. 2. Jason Thompson, Pirates. Best fielder | Steve Garvey, Dodgers.

Second base | Joe Morgan, Giants. 14 home runs, 61 RBIs, .289 batting average, .400 on-base percentage, .438 slugging percentage. Best fielder | Manny Trillo, Phillies.

Third base | Mike Schmidt, Phillies. 35 home runs, 87 RBIs, .280 batting average, .403 on-base percentage, .547 slugging percentage, 108 runs, 107 walks. 2. Bill Madlock, Pirates. Best fielder | Tim Wallach, Expos.

Shortstop | Dickie Thon, Astros. 3 home runs, 36 RBIs, .276 batting average, .327 on-base percentage, .397 slugging percentage, 10 triples, 37 stolen bases. Best fielder | Ozzie Smith, Cardinals.

Left field | Lonnie Smith, Cardinals. 8 home runs, 69 RBIs, .307 batting average, .381 on-base percentage, .434 slugging percentage, 120 runs, 35 doubles, 68 stolen bases.

Center field | Dale Murphy, Atlanta. 36 home runs, 109 RBIs, .281 batting average, .378 on-base percentage, .507 slugging percentage, 113 runs. Best fielder | Dawson

2. Andre Dawson, Expos

Right field | Pedro Guerrero, Dodgers. 32 home runs, 100 RBIs, .304 batting average, .378 on-base percentage, .536 slugging percentage. 2. Sixto Lezcano, Padres.



Starting rotation |

1. Steve Rogers, Expos.
19-8, 2.40 ERA, 179 strikeouts and 65 walks in 277 innings, 14 complete games.

2. Joe Niekro, Astros. 17-12, 2.47 ERA, 130 strikeouts and 64 walks in 270 innings, 16 complete games, five shutouts, 19 wild pitches.

3. Mario Soto, Reds. 14-13, 2.79 ERA, 274 strikeouts and 71 walks in 257.2 innings, 13 complete games.

4. Steve Carlton, Phillies. 23-11, 3.10 ERA, 286 strikeouts and 86 walks in 295.2 innings, 19 complete games, six shutouts.

5. Joaquin Andujar, Cardinals. 15-10, 2.47 ERA, 137 strikeouts and 50 walks in 265.2 innings, five shutouts.

Reliever | Greg Minton, Giants. 10-4, 1.83 ERA, 30 saves, 58 strikeouts and 42 walks in 123 innings.
— Kevin Brewer

October 1, 1982

Battle of the Network Stars XIII



Winner | ABC

2. NBC
3. CBS

Swimming relay | ABC (by a stroke)

John James
Heather Thomas
William Shatner
Helen Hunt
Stephen Collins

2. CBS
3. NBC

Kayak relay | ABC

Heather Locklear
Stephen Collins
Heather Thomas
William Shatner

2. CBS
3. NBC

3-on-3 football | NBC

Quarterback | Michael Warren

2. CBS
3. ABC

Baseball dunk | NBC

2. ABC
3. CBS

Leading scorer (men) | Ricky Schroder, NBC
Leading scorer (men) | Stephen Collins, ABC





Obstacle course | ABC

2. NBC
3. CBS

Best time (men) | John James, ABC, 22.00 (penalty)
Best time (women) | Kathy Maisnik, ABC, 24.12

Tandem bike relay | NBC

Daniel J. Travanti / Leigh Taylor-Young
Michael Warren / Tina Gayle
Dean Butler / Betty Thomas

2. ABC
3. CBS

Running relay | CBS

Kevin Dobson
Delta Burke
Jameson Parker
Joan Van Ark
Penny Peyser
Byron Cherry

2. ABC
3. NBC

Tug of War | ABC beats NBC

John James
Helen Hunt
Stephen Collins
Heather Thomas
William Shatner

All-Battle team | Stephen Collins, ABC

John James, ABC
William Shatner, ABC
Michael Warren, NBC
Heather Thomas, ABC
Helen Hunt, ABC
Kathy Maisnik, ABC
Tina Gayle, NBC