BLUE JAYS FANS



1983 Season

FAN RATING
50%
Based on 20 fan votes.
DISLIKELIKE
1983 Season1983 Season
Division: AL East (9.0 GB)
Record: 89-73-0 (.549)
Pythagorean W-L: 88-74 (.541)
Finish: 4th of 7
Manager: B.Cox (89-73)
Attendance: 1,930,415 (+51% vs. 1982)
Avg. Ticket $: $N/A
Batters Age: 27.7 – Pitchers Age: 26.5
Payroll: $1,705,000 (-11% vs. 1982)
Cost($)/Win: $19,157 (-27% vs. 1982)
Total Player WAR: 40.9 (+39% vs. 1982)

1983 FlowFlow Comparison: 1983 to 1982 & 1981
1983 Flow – Team record above/below .500, W/L streak and run differentual per game.
1983 Flow – 1983 compared to 1982, 1981.
Standings
AL East G W L W-L% GB RF RA DIFF
1. Baltimore Orioles 162 98 64 .605 0.0 799 652 147
2. Detroit Tigers 162 92 70 .568 6.0 789 679 110
3. New York Yankees 162 91 71 .562 7.0 770 703 67
4. Toronto Blue Jays 162 89 73 .549 9.0 795 726 69
5. Milwaukee Brewers 162 87 75 .537 11.0 764 708 56
6. Boston Red Sox 162 78 84 .481 20.0 724 775 -51
7. Cleveland Indians 162 70 92 .432 28.0 704 785 -81
  UNIFORM NUMBERS
 

Fernandez

Griffin

Mulliniks

Garcia

Bonnell

Collins

Bell

Whitt

Martinez

Petralli

Moseby

Iorg

Moffitt

Clancy

Powell

Webster

Jackson

Upshaw

Klutts

Barfield

Morgan

Acker

Orta

Clarke

Geisel

Cooper

Stieb

Gott

Johnson

Williams

Alexander

Leal

McLaughlin

Awards & Honours
1983 Lloyd Moseby
AL Silver Slugger
1983 Dave Stieb
MLB All-Star
Blue Jays Debuts
1983-04-07  Jim Acker made his first Blue Jays appearance – vs. the Boston Red Sox.
1983-07-02  Doyle Alexander made his first Blue Jays appearance – vs. the Seattle Mariners.
1983-06-07  Stan Clarke made his first Blue Jays appearance – vs. the Oakland Athletics.
1983-04-05  Dave Collins made his first Blue Jays appearance – vs. the Boston Red Sox.
1983-09-03  Don Cooper made his first Blue Jays appearance – vs. the Detroit Tigers.
1983-09-02  Tony Fernandez made his first Blue Jays appearance – vs. the Detroit Tigers.
1983-04-05  Cliff Johnson made his first Blue Jays appearance – vs. the Boston Red Sox.
1983-04-07  Mickey Klutts made his first Blue Jays appearance – vs. the Boston Red Sox.
1983-04-17  Randy Moffitt made his first Blue Jays appearance – vs. the New York Yankees.
1983-04-07  Mike Morgan made his first Blue Jays appearance – vs. the Boston Red Sox.
1983-04-13  Jorge Orta made his first Blue Jays appearance – vs. the Milwaukee Brewers.
1983-09-02  Mitch Webster made his first Blue Jays appearance – vs. the Detroit Tigers.
1983-08-02  Matt Williams made his first Blue Jays appearance – vs. the New York Yankees.
Blue Jays Departures
1983-09-30  Barry Bonnell made his final Blue Jays appearance – vs. the Minnesota Twins.
1983-10-02  Don Cooper made his final Blue Jays appearance – vs. the Minnesota Twins.
1983-09-19  Dave Geisel made his final Blue Jays appearance – vs. the Seattle Mariners.
1983-07-26  Mickey Klutts made his final Blue Jays appearance – vs. the Chicago White Sox.
1983-09-19  Randy Moffitt made his final Blue Jays appearance – vs. the Seattle Mariners.
1983-09-16  Mike Morgan made his final Blue Jays appearance – vs. the Minnesota Twins.
1983-10-02  Jorge Orta made his final Blue Jays appearance – vs. the Minnesota Twins.
1983-07-01  Hosken Powell made his final Blue Jays appearance – vs. the Seattle Mariners.
1983-08-16  Matt Williams made his final Blue Jays appearance – vs. the Cleveland Indians.
Injuries
1983-07-01: Mike Morgan
Placed on 21-day IL
1983-06-06: Dave Collins
Placed on 15-day DL with hamstring injury
RESULTS
The 1983 Blue Jays went 89-73-0 (.549). Here is a summary of their game results. For every individual game and box scores, visit the 1983 Box Scores page.
 
Month By Month Results
March No Games April 8-10-0 (.444)
Best streak: 2 Wins
May 18-9-0 (.667)
Best streak: 5 Wins
June 16-12-0 (.571)
Best streak: 3 Wins
July 15-12-0 (.556)
Best streak: 5 Wins
August 15-19-0 (.441)
Best streak: 4 Wins
September 16-10-0 (.615)
Best streak: 4 Wins
October 1-1-0 (.500)
Best streak: 3 Wins
Record at Home Vs Opponents (48-33-0, .593)
Baltimore Orioles 4-2-0 (.667) Boston Red Sox 3-4-0 (.429)
California Angels 4-2-0 (.667) Chicago White Sox 2-4-0 (.333)
Cleveland Indians 4-2-0 (.667) Detroit Tigers 4-3-0 (.571)
Kansas City Royals 3-3-0 (.500) Milwaukee Brewers 4-3-0 (.571)
Minnesota Twins 4-2-0 (.667) New York Yankees 4-2-0 (.667)
Oakland Athletics 4-2-0 (.667) Seattle Mariners 3-3-0 (.500)
Texas Rangers 5-1-0 (.833)
Record Away Vs Opponents (41-40-0, .506)
@ Baltimore Orioles 2-5-0 (.286) @ Boston Red Sox 3-3-0 (.500)
@ California Angels 4-2-0 (.667) @ Chicago White Sox 5-1-0 (.833)
@ Cleveland Indians 5-2-0 (.714) @ Detroit Tigers 3-3-0 (.500)
@ Kansas City Royals 3-3-0 (.500) @ Milwaukee Brewers 1-5-0 (.167)
@ Minnesota Twins 3-3-0 (.500) @ New York Yankees 2-5-0 (.286)
@ Oakland Athletics 2-4-0 (.333) @ Seattle Mariners 5-1-0 (.833)
@ Texas Rangers 3-3-0 (.500)

Top 10 Attended Games
 
# Date Home Away Fans
1983#103  1983-08-02 Toronto Blue Jays 13 New York Yankees 6 45,102
1983#139  1983-09-04 Toronto Blue Jays 6 Detroit Tigers 3 43,158
1983#116  1983-08-14 Toronto Blue Jays 4 Milwaukee Brewers 3 42,240
1983#137  1983-09-02 Toronto Blue Jays 8 Detroit Tigers 7 41,667
1983#162  1983-10-02 Toronto Blue Jays 3 Minnesota Twins 9 40,692
1983#62  1983-06-18 Toronto Blue Jays 6 California Angels 7 40,150
1983#145  1983-09-11 Toronto Blue Jays 16 Oakland Athletics 6 38,439
1983#132  1983-08-29 Toronto Blue Jays 7 Boston Red Sox 8 38,338
1983#134  1983-08-31 Toronto Blue Jays 2 Baltimore Orioles 10 37,127
1983#105  1983-08-04 Toronto Blue Jays 1 New York Yankees 3 36,684

 

1983 Team Stats + Franchise Ranking | Go To Team Stats
TEAM BATTING R/G R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS DP
1983 4.91 795 1546 268 58 167 748 131 72 510 810 .277 .338 .436 .774 115
FRANCHISE RANK 15th 13th 7th 35th 2nd 25th 14th 9th 44th 24th 8th 5th 8th 13th 10th 36th
vs. 1982 42nd 39th 25th 39th 8th 42nd 40th 15th 47th 44th 6th 23rd 37th 42nd 42nd 45th

 

TEAM PITCHING RA/G ERA CG tSHO SV IP H R ER HR BB SO WHIP K/9 HR/9 E DP F%
1983 4.48 4.12 43 8 32 1445.1 1434 726 662 145 517 835 1.350 5.20 0.90 115 148 .981
FRANCHISE RANK 21st 22nd 2nd 31st 36th 22nd 24th 23rd 23rd 13th 23rd 38th 22nd 40th 11th 36th 24th 35th
vs. 1982 18th 17th 3rd 9th 39th 24th 20th 21st 19th 15th 19th 41st 17th 43rd 13th 45th 26th 44th

 

 

1983 Leaders | Go To Player Stats
BATTING AVG OPS% HITS HOME RUNS RBI’s
.318 – Bonnell .887 – Upshaw 177 – Upshaw 27 – Upshaw 104 – Upshaw
WINS WHIP ERA STRIKEOUTS SAVES
17 – Stieb 1.137 – Stieb 3.04 – Stieb 187 – Stieb 10 – Moffitt
MOST APPEARANCES BY POSITION
Collins (111)
Moseby (147)
Barfield (118)
Griffin (157)
Garcia (130)
Mulliniks (117)
Stieb (36)
Leal (35)
Clancy (34)
Gott (34)
Alexander (17)
Upshaw (159)
DH) Johnson (130)
Whitt (119)


POSITION PLAYERS / STATS
  G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB SH SF IBB HBP GDP
Upshaw 160 579 99 177 26 7 27 104 10 7 61 98 .306 .373 .515 .887 298 3 7 8 5 8
Moseby 151 539 104 170 31 7 18 81 27 8 51 85 .315 .376 .499 .875 269 3 6 4 5 10
Griffin 162 528 62 132 22 9 4 47 8 11 27 44 .250 .289 .348 .637 184 11 3 0 3 5
Garcia 131 525 84 161 23 6 3 38 31 17 24 34 .307 .336 .390 .727 205 5 5 3 2 10
Johnson 142 407 59 108 23 1 22 76 0 1 67 69 .265 .373 .489 .862 199 1 4 8 5 10
Collins 118 402 55 109 12 4 1 34 31 7 43 67 .271 .343 .328 .671 132 2 2 1 2 7
Barfield 128 388 58 98 13 3 27 68 2 5 22 110 .253 .296 .510 .806 198 1 5 0 4 8
Bonnell 121 377 49 120 21 3 10 54 10 7 33 52 .318 .369 .469 .838 177 2 5 5 0 8
Iorg 122 375 40 103 22 5 2 39 7 0 13 45 .275 .298 .376 .674 141 2 3 3 1 10
Mulliniks 129 364 54 100 34 3 10 49 0 2 57 43 .275 .373 .467 .840 170 3 2 5 1 13
  G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB SH SF IBB HBP GDP
Whitt 123 344 53 88 15 2 17 56 1 1 50 55 .256 .346 .459 .805 158 1 5 5 0 9
Orta 103 245 30 58 6 3 10 38 1 2 19 29 .237 .287 .408 .695 100 0 4 0 0 6
Martinez 88 221 27 56 14 0 10 33 0 1 29 39 .253 .337 .452 .790 100 1 2 0 0 7
Bell 39 112 5 30 5 4 2 17 1 1 4 17 .268 .305 .438 .743 49 0 0 1 2 4
Powell 40 83 6 14 0 0 1 7 2 0 5 8 .169 .213 .205 .418 17 0 1 0 0 1
Klutts 22 43 3 11 0 0 3 5 0 1 1 11 .256 .289 .465 .754 20 0 0 1 1 0
Fernandez 15 34 5 9 1 1 0 2 0 1 2 2 .265 .324 .353 .677 12 1 0 0 1 1
Webster 11 11 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .182 .250 .182 .432 2 0 0 0 0 0
Petralli 6 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .200 .000 .200 0 0 0 0 0 0

 

PITCHERS / STATS
W L % G GS CG SHO GF SV IP H R ER HR BB SO HBP WP BF IBB BK ERA WHIP
Stieb 17 12 .586 36 36 14 4 0 0 278.0 223 105 94 21 93 187 14 5 1141 6 1 3.04 1.137
Clancy 15 11 .577 34 34 11 1 0 0 223.0 238 115 97 23 61 99 1 3 955 0 0 3.91 1.341
Leal 13 12 .520 35 35 7 1 0 0 217.1 216 113 104 23 65 116 6 2 918 5 2 4.31 1.293
Gott 9 14 .391 34 30 6 1 2 0 176.2 195 103 93 15 68 121 5 2 776 5 0 4.74 1.489
Alexander 7 6 .538 17 15 5 0 1 0 116.2 126 55 51 14 26 46 1 4 482 1 0 3.93 1.303
Acker 5 1 .833 38 5 0 0 8 1 97.2 103 52 47 7 38 44 8 1 426 1 0 4.33 1.444
Jackson 8 3 .727 49 0 0 0 19 7 92.0 92 48 46 6 41 48 3 0 402 2 0 4.47 1.446
McLaughlin 7 4 .636 50 0 0 0 31 9 64.2 63 33 32 11 37 47 0 3 285 7 0 4.45 1.546
Moffitt 6 2 .750 45 0 0 0 33 10 57.1 52 27 24 5 24 38 1 0 247 6 0 3.77 1.326
Geisel 0 3 .000 47 0 0 0 16 5 52.1 47 28 27 4 31 50 2 2 230 5 1 4.64 1.490
W L % G GS CG SHO GF SV IP H R ER HR BB SO HBP WP BF IBB BK ERA WHIP
Morgan 0 3 .000 16 4 0 0 2 0 45.1 48 26 26 6 21 22 0 3 198 0 0 5.16 1.522
Clarke 1 1 .500 10 0 0 0 5 0 11.0 10 4 4 2 5 7 0 0 46 0 1 3.18 1.364
Williams 1 1 .500 4 3 0 0 1 0 8.0 13 13 13 5 7 5 1 0 45 0 0 14.04 2.500
Cooper 0 0 nan 4 0 0 0 1 0 5.1 8 4 4 3 0 5 0 0 23 0 0 6.75 1.500

 

10 Most Valuable Players
  RBat Rbaser Rdp Rfield Rpos RAA WAA Rrep RAR WAR waaWL% 162WL% oWAR dWAR oRAR
Moseby 24 3 1 9 1 38 4 21 59 6.0 0.526 0.524 5.0 1.2 50
Upshaw 26 0 2 4 -8 24 3 22 46 4.7 0.515 0.515 4.3 -0.4 42
Whitt 6 -1 -1 9 6 19 2 14 33 3.4 0.516 0.512 2.4 1.7 24
Barfield 9 -3 0 11 -4 13 1 14 27 2.8 0.510 0.508 1.6 0.8 16
Mulliniks 13 0 -2 -1 3 13 1 15 27 2.8 0.510 0.508 2.9 0.2 28
Bonnell 12 -2 0 3 -4 8 1 14 23 2.3 0.507 0.505 2.0 -0.1 20
Johnson 17 -1 -1 0 -12 2 0 17 19 1.9 0.502 0.501 1.9 -1.3 19
Martinez 4 -2 -2 2 4 7 1 9 15 1.6 0.508 0.504 1.4 0.7 13
Collins -6 0 0 11 -4 1 0 15 16 1.6 0.501 0.500 0.5 0.8 5
Iorg -11 2 0 7 3 1 0 13 14 1.4 0.501 0.500 0.7 1.1 7

 

10 Most Valuable Pitchers
  R RA9 RA9opp RA9def RA9role PPFp RA9Avg RAA WAA gmLI WAAadj WAR RAR waaWL% 162WL%
Stieb 105 3.40 4.56 0.25 0.14 105.9 4.71 40 4.5 0.00 -0.1 7.0 67 0.626 0.528
Clancy 115 4.64 4.52 0.29 0.14 104.6 4.57 -2 -0.2 0.00 -0.1 1.8 19 0.494 0.499
Leal 113 4.68 4.56 0.27 0.14 104.7 4.64 -1 -0.1 0.00 -0.1 1.8 19 0.496 0.499
Alexander 55 4.24 4.38 0.28 0.11 106.3 4.48 3 0.3 1.15 -0.1 1.3 14 0.518 0.502
Gott 103 5.25 4.54 0.27 0.12 105.8 4.65 -12 -1.2 1.03 -0.1 0.4 5 0.464 0.493
Acker 52 4.79 4.45 0.29 -0.19 107.0 4.25 -6 -0.6 0.85 -0.1 0.2 3 0.484 0.496
McLaughlin 33 4.59 4.70 0.24 -0.38 105.3 4.29 -2 -0.2 2.03 -0.2 0.2 4 0.495 0.499
Moffitt 27 4.24 4.41 0.26 -0.36 104.8 3.97 -2 -0.2 1.85 -0.2 0.2 4 0.496 0.499
Clarke 4 3.27 4.19 0.24 -0.34 107.0 3.86 1 0.1 0.97 0.0 0.2 2 0.507 0.500
Geisel 28 4.82 4.75 0.23 -0.39 107.1 4.43 -2 -0.2 1.61 -0.2 0.1 3 0.495 0.499
Top 10 SalariesSalary Index
Player Salary $ Per Game Total as Blue Jay
1. Dave Stieb 450,000 $12,500 $871,000
2. Damaso Garcia 400,000 $3,053 $618,000
3. Alfredo Griffin 325,000 $2,006 $630,300
4. Ernie Whitt 145,000 $1,179 $379,000
5. Tony Fernandez 35,000 $2,333 $35,000
6. Don Cooper 35,000 $8,750 $35,000
7. Stan Clarke 35,000 $3,500 $35,000
8. George Bell 35,000 $897 $67,500
9. Jesse Barfield 35,000 $273 $101,000
10. Matt Williams 35,000 $8,750 $35,000
Amateur Draft Top 10 PicksDraft Index
Phase Rnd. # Player Signed Bonus Source School
June-Reg 1 9 Matt Stark (C) Yes 0.00 MM HS Los Altos (Hacienda Heights,CA)
June-Reg 2 37 Webster Garrison (2B-1B) Yes 0.00 MM HS John Ehret (Marrero,LA)
June-Reg 3 63 Jeff DeWillis (C) Yes 0.00 MM HS Pearland (Pearland,TX)
June-Reg 4 89 Jeff Hearron (C) Yes 0.00 MM College Texas
June-Reg 5 115 Alan McKay (P) Yes 0.00 MM College Baylor
June-Reg 6 141 Tom Linkmeyer (SS) Yes 0.00 MM College Marian IN
June-Reg 7 167 Drex Roberts (DH) Yes 0.00 MM College North Carolina
June-Reg 8 193 Ken Whitfield (SS-OF) Yes 0.00 MM HS Minden (Minden,LA)
June-Reg 9 219 Glenallen Hill (RF-LF) Yes 0.00 MM HS Santa Cruz (Santa Cruz,CA)
June-Reg 10 245 Durrell Schoenly (P) No 0.00 MM HS Boyertown Area (Boyertown,PA)
Phase Rnd. # Player Signed Bonus Source School
June-Sec 1 5 Otis Green (P) Yes 0.00 MM College Miami Dade
June-Sec 2 31 Mike Clarkin (P) Yes 0.00 MM College Normandale CC
June-Sec 3 53 Mike Trapasso (P) No 0.00 MM College Jefferson College
June-Sec 4 71 Charlie Baumann (P) Yes 0.00 MM College Skyline
June-Sec 5 82 Rollen Hoskison (C) Yes 0.00 MM College St. Louis CC-Meramec
Phase Rnd. # Player Signed Bonus Source School
Jan-Reg 1 10 Howard Akers (OF) Yes 0.00 MM College Gulf Coast CC
Jan-Reg 2 36 Scott Hamilton (P) No 0.00 MM College Seminole Florida
Jan-Reg 3 61 Scott Sempier (SS-3B) No 0.00 MM College County College of Morris
Jan-Reg 4 87 John Baumgartner (P) Yes 0.00 MM College County College of Morris
Jan-Reg 5 113 William Cunningham (C) Yes 0.00 MM College Chipola
Jan-Reg 6 139 Mark White (OF) Yes 0.00 MM College Laney College
Jan-Reg 7 164 Eric Tutt (1B) No 0.00 MM College East Mississippi CC
Jan-Reg 8 187 John Hegwood (P) Yes 0.00 MM College San Francisco
Jan-Reg 9 209 Duane Miller (P) Yes 0.00 MM College North Dakota
Jan-Reg 10 231 Rollen Hoskison (C) No 0.00 MM College St. Louis CC-Meramec
Phase Rnd. # Player Signed Bonus Source School
Jan-Sec 1 14 Mike Young (P) No 0.00 MM College Los Angeles Harbor College
Jan-Sec 2 39 Rob Holbrook (P) Yes 0.00 MM College Oregon State