1983 New York Mets season
|1983 New York Mets|
|Major League affiliations|
|Owner(s)||Fred Wilpon and Nelson Doubleday, Jr.|
|General manager(s)||Frank Cashen|
|Manager(s)||George Bamberger, Frank Howard|
WOR-TV/SportsChannel New York|
(Ralph Kiner, Steve Zabriskie, Tim McCarver, Bud Harrelson)
(Bob Murphy, Steve LaMar, Juan Alicea)
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The New York Mets' 1983 season was the 22nd regular season for the Mets. They went 68–94 and finished in sixth place in the National League East. They were managed by George Bamberger and Frank Howard. They played home games at Shea Stadium.
- December 10, 1982: Mike Scott was traded by the Mets to the Houston Astros for Danny Heep.
- December 16, 1982: Charlie Puleo, Lloyd McClendon, and Jason Felice (minors) were traded by the Mets to the Cincinnati Reds for Tom Seaver.
- January 13, 1983: The Mets traded a player to be named later to the Boston Red Sox for Mike Torrez. The Mets completed the deal by sending Mike Davis (minors) to the Red Sox on February 15.
- May 6, 1983: Darryl Strawberry made his major league debut.
|St. Louis Cardinals||79||83||0.488||11||44–37||35–46|
|New York Mets||68||94||0.420||22||41–41||27–53|
Record vs. opponents
1983 National League Records
Opening Day starters
- Bob Bailor
- Hubie Brooks
- George Foster
- Brian Giles
- Ron Hodges
- Mike Howard
- Dave Kingman
- Tom Seaver
- Mookie Wilson
- April 7, 1983: Clint Hurdle was signed as a free agent by the Mets.
- June 6, 1983: 1983 Major League Baseball Draft
- June 15, 1983: Neil Allen and Rick Ownbey were traded by the Mets to the St. Louis Cardinals for Keith Hernandez.
- July 22, 1983: Scott Dye (minors) was traded by the Mets to the Oakland Athletics for Kelvin Moore.
|1983 New York Mets roster|
Starters by position
Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At Bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting Average; HR = Home Runs; RBI = Runs Batted In
|RF||Strawberry, DarrylDarryl Strawberry||122||420||108||.257||26||74|
|Heep, DannyDanny Heep||115||253||64||.253||8||21|
|Rajsich, GaryGary Rajsich||11||36||12||.333||1||3|
|Seaver, TomTom Seaver||34||231||9||14||3.55||135|
|Torrez, MikeMike Torrez||39||222.1||10||17||4.37||94|
|Darling, RonRon Darling||5||35.1||1||3||2.80||23|
|Holman, ScottScott Holman||35||101||1||7||3.74||44|
|Allen, NeilNeil Allen||21||54||2||7||4.50||32|
|Gorman, TomTom Gorman||25||49.1||1||4||4.93||30|
|Ownbey, RickRick Ownbey||10||34.2||1||3||4.67||19|
|Gaff, BrentBrent Gaff||4||1||0||0||6.10||4|
Awards and honors
- Jesse Orosco, Pitcher
LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Tidewater, Lynchburg
- Danny Heep page at Baseball Reference
- Tom Seaver page at Baseball Reference
- Mike Torrez page at Baseball Reference
- Clint Hurdle page at Baseball Reference
- Stan Jefferson page at Baseball Reference
- Matt Williams page at Baseball Reference
- Keith Hernandez page at Baseball Reference
- Kelvin Moore page at Baseball Reference