Season Record: 79-83 Standing: 4th
Attendance: 2,317,147 Manager: Whitey Herzog
Opening day Lineup: (Pittsburgh: 7, St.Louis: 1, Home, April 5th)
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: (All-Star game summary)
Willie McGee George Hendrick
Gold Glove Winners:
MVP George Hendrick (11th) Lonnie Smith (tied for 21st)
Ozzie Smith (tied for 21st)
Games I attended this season:
Date Game # Opponent Score Seat Price 4/5 1 Pirates 7-1 L General admission
A new, state-of-the-art scoreboard system is in place for the start of the season. There is a 22x30 foot color video screen and a 22x44 matrix board.
The metric distances are removed from the outfield walls.
Bob Forsch pitches his second no-hitter of his career, a 3-0 win over Montreal. (9/26)
Willie McGee won his first gold glove and Ozzie Smith won his fourth.
On the April 5th home-opener, 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
The April 17th game is postponed due to snow!
The Cards steal 9 bases against the Giants on 7/27.
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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)
- The St. Louis Post Dispatch, April 2, 2007
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