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Stats:

Season Record:  79-83            Standing:  4th

Attendance: 2,317,147            Manager:   Whitey Herzog

 Opening day Lineup: (Pittsburgh: 7, St.Louis: 1,  Home, April 5th) (Summary)

LF       Lonnie Smith

SS -     Ozzie Smith

1B -      Keith Hernandez

RF -      George Hendrick

1B -      David Green

C -        Darrell Porter

3B -      Ken Oberkfell

2B       Mike Ramsey

P         Bob Forsch

 All Stars:                                                

Ozzie Smith

Willie McGee
George Hendrick

 Gold Glove Winners:                                      

Ozzie Smith

Keith Hernandez

  
Willie McGee

Award voting:                                              

MVP  
George Hendrick (11th)   
Lonnie Smith (tied for 21st)

Ozzie Smith (tied for 21st)

 

        

Monthly W-L  

April

10-6

May  

15-12

June  

12-19

July  

16-13

August  

12-15

September/Oct. 

14-18

 

Games I attended this season:

Date Game # Opponent Score Seat Price
4/5 1 Pirates 7-1 L General admission  

 

 

Highlights:

 

Bob Forsch pitches his second no-hitter of his career, a 3-0 win over Montreal.

Willie McGee won his first gold glove and Ozzie Smith won his fourth.

On April 5th, after the Cardinals had won their ninth title the year before, Bob Forsch surrendered three Pirate home runs.  The Pirates battered the Cardinals 7-1

 

1983 St. Louis Cardinals Official Scorebook    1983 St. Louis Cardinals Official Scorebook

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St. Louis Cardinals - 1983 Schedule front cover

 

St. Louis Cardinals - 1983 Pocket Schedule

 

St. Louis Cardinals - 1983 Ticket Stub Opening Day

 

 

1983 Team Info.(from Baseball-Reference.com)    1983 League Stats (from Baseball-Reference.com) 

 

(Tell me your highlights from 1983!)

 

NL Championship: Phillies over Dodgers (3-1)          World Series: Orioles over Phillies (4-1)

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Sources:

    -  The St. Louis Post Dispatch, April 2, 2007

 

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