1982 Detroit Tigers season


1982 Detroit Tigers season

MLB yearly infobox
name = Detroit Tigers
season = 1982
misc =

current league = American League
y1 = 1901
division = East Division
y2 = 1969
Uniform
ballpark = Tiger Stadium
y4 = 1912
city = Detroit, Michigan
y5 = 1901
owners = John Fetzer
managers = Sparky Anderson
television = WDIV-TV
(George Kell, Al Kaline)
ON-TV
(Norm Cash, Larry Adderley)
radio = WJR
(Ernie Harwell, Paul Carey)|

The 1982 Detroit Tigers finished in fourth place in the American League Eastern Division with a record of 83-79 (.512), 12 games behind the Brewers. The Tigers outscored their opponents 729 to 685. The Tigers drew 1,636,058 fans to Tiger Stadium in 1982, ranking 7th of the 14 teams in the American League.

Offseason

*October 5, 1981: Mark Fidrych was released by the Tigers. [ [http://www.baseball-reference.com/f/fidryma01.shtml Mark Fidrych page at Baseball Reference] ]
*December 9, 1981: Dan Schatzeder and Mike Chris were traded by the Tigers with to the San Francisco Giants for Larry Herndon. [ [http://www.baseball-reference.com/s/schatda01.shtml Dan Schatzeder page at Baseball Reference] ]
*December 14, 1981: Dennis Kinney was released by the Tigers. [ [http://www.baseball-reference.com/k/kinnede01.shtml Dennis Kinney page at Baseball Reference] ]
*March 4, 1982: Champ Summers was traded by the Tigers to the San Francisco Giants for Enos Cabell and cash. [ [http://www.baseball-reference.com/s/summech01.shtml Champ Summers page at Baseball Reference] ]

Regular season

eason standings

Roster

Relief pitchers

"Note: G = Games pitched; W= Wins; L= Losses; SV = Saves; GF = Games Finished; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts"

Players ranking among top 100 all time at position

The following members of the 1982 Detroit Tigers are among the Top 100 of all time at their position, as ranked by The Bill James Historical Baseball Abstract:
* Lance Parrish: 19th best catcher of all time
* Lou Whitaker: 13th best second baseman of all time
* Alan Trammell: 9th best shortstop of all time
* Kirk Gibson: 36th best left fielder of all time

Award winners and league leaders

Larry Herndon
* #2 in MLB in triples (13)
* #5 in AL in outs (470)
* #8 in MLB in times grounded into double plays (20)

Chet Lemon
* MLB leader in times hit by pitch (15)

Jack Morris
* #2 in AL in complete games (17)
* #2 in MLB in home runs allowed (37)
* #2 in MLB in earned runs allowed (120)
* #2 in AL in wild pitches (10)
* #2 in AL in batters faced (1107)
* #3 in AL in innings pitched (266-1/3)
* #4 in AL in shutouts (3)
* #4 in AL in losses (16)
* #5 in AL in wins (17)
* #5 in AL in games started (37)
* #8 in MLB in bases on balls allowed (96)

Lance Parrish
* AL Silver Slugger Award"', catcher
* AL All Star Team, catcher
* Tiger of the Year Award, by Detroit baseball writers
* #4 in AL in at bats per home run (15.2)
* #5 in AL in home runs (32)
* #10 in MLB in slugging percentage (.529)

Dan Petry
* #4 in AL in ERA (3.22)
* #4 in AL in bases on balls allowed (100)
* #5 in AL in wild pitches (9)

Jerry Ujdur
* #2 in AL in hits allowed per 9 innings pitched (7.58)

Milt Wilcox
* #3 in AL in hit batsmen (7)

ee also

* 1982 in baseball

References

External links

* [http://www.baseball-reference.com/teams/DET/1982.shtml 1982 Detroit Tigers Regular Season Statistics]


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