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The following are the baseball events of the year 1982 throughout the world.   This article is about the sport. ... Year 1982 (MCMLXXXII) was a common year starting on Friday (link displays the 1982 Gregorian calendar). ...

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2000s

2009 • 2008 • 2007 • 2006 • 2005
2004 • 2003 • 2002 • 2001 • 2000 The following are the baseball events of the year 2007 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 2006 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 2005 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 2004 throughout the world. ... The following are the events of the year 2003 that happened world-wide throughout the sport of baseball. ... This year in baseball: 1999 - 2000 - 2001 - 2002 - 2003 - 2004 - 2005 Events January-March January 8 - Ozzie Smith is elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in his first year of eligibility. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 2001 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 2000 throughout the world. ...

1990s

1999 • 1998 • 1997 • 1996 • 1995
1994 • 1993 • 1992 • 1991 • 1990 The following are the baseball events of the year 1999 throughout the world. ... This year in baseball 1995 - 1996 - 1997 - 1998 - 1999 - 2000 - 2001 - 2002 - 2003 - 2004 - 2005 Events January-March January 5 - Don Sutton, a 324-game winner is elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame on his fifth try. ... The following are the events of the year 1997 that happened world-wide throughout the sport of baseball. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1996 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1995 throughout the world. ... The following are the events of the year 1994 that happened world-wide throughout the sport of baseball. ... // This year in baseball Events January - Reggie Jackson is elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame by the Baseball Writers Association of America, receiving 94% of the vote. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1992 throughout the world. ... This article is currently under construction // This year in baseball Events January 8 - Rod Carew, Gaylord Perry and Ferguson Jenkins are elected to the Hall of Fame by the Baseball Writers Association of America, with Carew becoming the 22nd player to be named in his first year of eligibility. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1990 throughout the world. ...

1980s

1989 • 1988 • 1987 • 1986 • 1985
1984 • 1983 • 1982 • 1981 • 1980 1989 in baseball - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... This article is currently under construction // This year in baseball Events January 12 - Former Pittsburgh Pirates slugger Willie Stargell is the only player elected this year to the Hall of Fame by the Baseball Writers Association of America. ... This article is currently under construction // This year in baseball Events January 14 - Catfish Hunter and Billy Williams are elected to the Hall of Fame by the Baseball Writers Association of America. ... This article is currently under construction // This year in baseball Events January 8 - Willie McCovey is the only player elected this year to the Hall of Fame by the Baseball Writers Association of America, and becomes the 16th player elected in his first year of eligibility. ... This article is currently under construction // This year in baseball Events January 7 - Outfielder Lou Brock and knuckleballer Hoyt Wilhelm are elected to the Hall of Fame by the Baseball Writers Association of America. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1984 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1983 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1981 throughout the world. ... This article is currently under construction // This year in baseball Events January 9 - Al Kaline and Duke Snider are elected to the Hall of Fame by the Baseball Writers Association of America. ...

1970s

1979 • 1978 • 1977 • 1976 • 1975
1974 • 1973 • 1972 • 1971 • 1970 The following are the baseball events of the year 1979 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1978 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1977 throughout the world. ... This article is currently under construction // This year in baseball Events January 14 - Ted Turner completes the purchase of 100 percent of the Atlanta Braves. ... This article is currently under construction // This year in baseball Events January-June January 23 - Ralph Kiner is elected to the Hall of Fame by the Baseball Writers Association of America. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1974 throughout the world. ... This article is currently under construction // This year in baseball Events January-March January 3 - A group of investors, headed by shipbuilder George Steinbrenner, purchases the New York Yankees from CBS for $10 million. ... The following are the events of the year 1972 that happened world-wide throughout the sport of baseball. ... This article is currently under construction // This year in baseball Events January 31 - The new Special Veterans Committee selects seven men for enshrinement to the Hall of Fame: former players Dave Bancroft, Jake Beckley, Chick Hafey, Harry Hooper, Joe Kelley, Rube Marquard, and executive George Weiss. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1970 throughout the world. ...

1960s

1969 • 1968 • 1967 • 1966 • 1965
1964 • 1963 • 1962 • 1961 • 1960 The following are the baseball events of the year 1969 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1968 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1967 throughout the world. ... This article is currently under construction // This year in baseball Events January 20 - The Baseball Writers Association of America voters elect Ted Williams to the Hall of Fame. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1965 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1964 throughout the world. ... The following are the events of the year 1963 that happened world-wide throughout the sport of baseball. ... The following are the events of the year 1962 that happened world-wide throughout the sport of baseball. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1961 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1960 throughout the world. ...

1950s

1959 • 1958 • 1957 • 1956 • 1955
1954 • 1953 • 1952 • 1951 • 1950 The following are the baseball events of the year 1959 throughout the world. ... The following are the events of the year 1958 that happened world-wide throughout the sport of baseball. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1957 throughout the world. ... September 30 Chicago White Sox pitcher Jim Derrington becomes the youngest pitcher in modern history to start a game. ... The following are the events of the year 1955 that happened world-wide throughout the sport of baseball. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1954 throughout the world. ... The following are the events of the year 1953 that happened world-wide throughout the sport of baseball. ... The following are the events of the year 1952 that happened world-wide throughout the sport of baseball. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1951 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1950 throughout the world. ...

1940s

1949 • 1948 • 1947 • 1946 • 1945
1944 • 1943 • 1942 • 1941 • 1940 The following are the baseball events of the year 1949 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1948 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1947 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1946 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1945 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1944 throughout the world. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1942 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1941 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1940 throughout the world. ...

1930s

1939 • 1938 • 1937 • 1936 • 1935
1934 • 1933 • 1932 • 1931 • 1930 == July == July 4 = Lou Gehrig day was held at Yankee Stadium,Lou said in his speech that he is the luckiest man on the face of the earth. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1938 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1937 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1936 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1935 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1934 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1933 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1932 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1931 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1930 throughout the world. ...

1920s

1929 • 1928 • 1927 • 1926 • 1925
1924 • 1923 • 1922 • 1921 • 1920 The following are the baseball events of the year 1929 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1928 throughout the world. ... April 12 - President Calvin Coolidge throws out the first ball in Washington D.C. as the Washington Senators lost to the Boston Red Sox 6-2. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1926 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1925 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1924 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1923 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1922 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1921 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1920 throughout the world. ...

1910s

1919 • 1918 • 1917 • 1916 • 1915
1914 • 1913 • 1912 • 1911 • 1910 The following are the baseball events of the year 1919 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1918 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1917 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1916 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1915 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1914 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1913 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1912 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1911 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1910 throughout the world. ...

1900s

1909 • 1908 • 1907 • 1906 • 1905
1904 • 1903 • 1902 • 1901 • 1900 The following are the baseball events of the year 1909 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1908 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1907 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1906 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1905 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1904 throughout the world. ... Births June 19 - Lou Gehrig - Hall of Fame First baseman ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1902 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1901 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1900 throughout the world. ...

1890s

1899 • 1898 • 1897 • 1896 • 1895
1894 • 1893 • 1892 • 1891 • 1890 The following are the baseball events of the year 1899 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1898 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1897 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1896 throughout the world. ... Births February 6 - Babe Ruth all-time legendary home run hitter ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1894 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1893 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1892 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1891 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1890 throughout the world. ...

1880s

1889 • 1888 • 1887 • 1886 • 1885
1884 • 1883 • 1882 • 1881 • 1880 The following are the baseball events of the year 1889 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1888 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1887 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1886 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1885 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1884 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1883 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1882 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1881 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1880 throughout the world. ...

1870s

1879 • 1878 • 1877 • 1876 • 1875
1874 • 1873 • 1872 • 1871 • 1870 The following are the baseball events of the year 1879 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1878 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1877 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1876 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1875 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1874 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1873 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1872 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1871 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1870 throughout the world. ...

Early Years

1845-1868 • 1869 The following are the baseball events of the years 1845 through 1868 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1869 throughout the world. ...

See also
Sources

Contents

This article is about the sport. ... MLB and Major Leagues redirect here. ... For the organization which many minor leagues belong to, see Minor League Baseball Part of the History of baseball series. ... Bud Fowler, the first professional black baseball player with one of his teams, Western of Keokuk, Iowa The Negro Leagues were American professional baseball leagues comprising predominantly African-American teams. ... Part of the History of baseball series. ...

Champions

Major League Baseball

  League Championship Series World Series
                 
East  Milwaukee Brewers 3  
West  California Angels 2  
    AL  Milwaukee Brewers 3
  NL  St. Louis Cardinals 4
East  St. Louis Cardinals 3
West  Atlanta Braves 0  

Major league affiliations National League (1892–present) Central Division (1994–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 1, 2, 6, 9, 14, 17, 20, 42, 42, 45, 85 Name St. ... The League Championship Series is the official name for a round of playoffs in Major League Baseball. ... For other events named World Series, see World Series (disambiguation). ... Major league affiliations National League (1998–present) Central Division (1998–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 4, 19, 34, 42, 44 Name Milwaukee Brewers (1970–present) Seattle Pilots (1969) Other nicknames True Blue Brew Crew, The Brew Crew, The Crew, Beermakers Ballpark Miller Park (2001–present) County Stadium (1970–2000) Sick... Major league affiliations American League (1961–present) West Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 11, 26, 29, 30, 42, 50 Name Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim (2005–present) Anaheim Angels (1997-2004) California Angels (1965-1996) Los Angeles Angels (1961-1965) Other nicknames The Halos, The Wings, The Seraphs... Major league affiliations National League (1998–present) Central Division (1998–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 4, 19, 34, 42, 44 Name Milwaukee Brewers (1970–present) Seattle Pilots (1969) Other nicknames True Blue Brew Crew, The Brew Crew, The Crew, Beermakers Ballpark Miller Park (2001–present) County Stadium (1970–2000) Sick... Major league affiliations National League (1892–present) Central Division (1994–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 1, 2, 6, 9, 14, 17, 20, 42, 42, 45, 85 Name St. ... Major league affiliations National League (1892–present) Central Division (1994–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 1, 2, 6, 9, 14, 17, 20, 42, 42, 45, 85 Name St. ... Major league affiliations National League (1876–present) East Division (1994–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 3, 21, 35, 41, 42, 44 Name Atlanta Braves (1966–present) Milwaukee Braves (1953-1965) Boston Braves (1941-1952) Boston Bees (1936-1940) Boston Braves (1912-1935) Boston Rustlers (1911) Boston Doves (1907-1910) Boston... The 1982 World Series matched the St. ... Darrell Ray Porter (January 17, 1952 – August 5, 2002) was an American catcher in Major League Baseball, and one of the first American professional athletes to publicly admit he had a problem with substance abuse. ... The 1982 American League Championship Series was played between the Milwaukee Brewers and the California Angels from October 5 to October 10, 1982. ... Frederic Michael Fred Lynn (born February 3, 1952 in Chicago, Illinois) is a former Major League Baseball outfielder who played for the Boston Red Sox (1974-80), California Angels (1981-84), Baltimore Orioles (1985-88), Detroit Tigers (1988-89) and San Diego Padres (1990). ... The 1982 National League Championship Series was played between the St. ... Darrell Ray Porter (January 17, 1952 – August 5, 2002) was an American catcher in Major League Baseball, and one of the first American professional athletes to publicly admit he had a problem with substance abuse. ... The Major League Baseball All-Star Game, also popularly known as the Midsummer Classic, is an annual baseball game between players from the National League and the American League, currently selected by fan vote for the starting position players and by the respective managers (from the previous years World... is the 194th day of the year (195th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Le Stade Olympique (The Olympic Stadium) is a stadium in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. ... David Ismael Concepción Benitez (born June 17, 1948) is a former star shortstop in Major League Baseball. ...

Other champions

Caribbean World Series logo The Caribbean World Series of Professional Baseball — or Serie del Caribe del Béisbol Profesional in Spanish — is an annual baseball tournament, usually played during the month of February, before the MLB trainings season in Dominican Republic, Mexico, Puerto Rico or Venezuela. ... The Leones del Caracas (English: Caracas Lions) are a Venezuelan baseball team that plays in the Venezuelan Professional Baseball League. ... The College World Series is the tournament which determines the NCAA Division I collegiate baseball champion. ... This article is about the university in Coral Gables, Florida. ... Vegueros, from Pinar del Río Province, won its second straight Cuban National Series title, nipping Citricultores, from Matanzas Province, for the second straight year. ... The Yomiuri Giants have won twenty Japan Series, more than any other team. ... The Seibu Lions ) are a professional baseball team in Japans Pacific League and are owned by Seibu Railway. ... The Chunichi Dragons have won the Central League pennant seven times (including 2006), and won the Japan Series in 1954. ... A Little League World Series game at Howard J. Lamade Stadium in South Williamsport. ... Nickname: The Little City That Could Location of Kirkland within King County, Washington, and King County within Washington. ...

Awards and honors

In the game of baseball, both amateur and professional, it is tradition to annually recognize the one player in the league who has contributed the most to the success of the players team. ... Robin Rachel Yount (born September 16, 1955 in Danville, Illinois) is a former Major League Baseball player who spent his entire career with the Milwaukee Brewers (1974-1994). ... Major league affiliations National League (1998–present) Central Division (1998–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 4, 19, 34, 42, 44 Name Milwaukee Brewers (1970–present) Seattle Pilots (1969) Other nicknames True Blue Brew Crew, The Brew Crew, The Crew, Beermakers Ballpark Miller Park (2001–present) County Stadium (1970–2000) Sick... Dale Bryan Murphy (born March 12, 1956) is a former outfielder and catcher in Major League Baseball, born in Portland, Oregon. ... Major league affiliations National League (1876–present) East Division (1994–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 3, 21, 35, 41, 42, 44 Name Atlanta Braves (1966–present) Milwaukee Braves (1953-1965) Boston Braves (1941-1952) Boston Bees (1936-1940) Boston Braves (1912-1935) Boston Rustlers (1911) Boston Doves (1907-1910) Boston... In baseball, the Cy Young Award is an honor given annually to the best pitchers in the Major Leagues. ... Peter Dennis Vuckovich (vooch-koh-vich) (born October 27, 1952 in Johnstown, Pennsylvania) is a former starting pitcher in Major League Baseball who came across as an intimidating presence on the mound with his 64 220 lb (100 kg) frame and Fu Manchu moustache. ... Major league affiliations National League (1998–present) Central Division (1998–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 4, 19, 34, 42, 44 Name Milwaukee Brewers (1970–present) Seattle Pilots (1969) Other nicknames True Blue Brew Crew, The Brew Crew, The Crew, Beermakers Ballpark Miller Park (2001–present) County Stadium (1970–2000) Sick... Steven Norman Carlton (born December 22, 1944 in Miami, Florida) is a former left-handed pitcher in Major League Baseball, from 1965 to 1988, who retired as one of the most successful pitchers to ever play the game. ... Major league affiliations National League (1883–present) East Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 1, 14, 20, 32, 36, 42 Name Philadelphia Phillies (1884–present) Philadelphia Quakers (1883-1889) (Also referred to as Blue Jays 1943-1945 despite formal name remaining Phillies) Other nicknames The Phils, The Phightin Phils... In Major League Baseball, the Rookie of the Year Award is given to the best first-year players in the American and National Leagues. ... Cal Ripken redirects here. ... Major league affiliations American League (1901–present) East Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 4, 5, 8, 20, 22, 33, 42 Name Baltimore Orioles (1954–present) St. ... Stephen Louis Sax (born January 29, 1960 in Sacramento, California) is a former second baseman in Major League Baseball. ... Major league affiliations National League (1890–present) West Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 1, 2, 4, 19, 20, 24, 32, 39, 42, 53 Name Los Angeles Dodgers (1958–present) Brooklyn Dodgers (1932-1957) Brooklyn Robins (1914-1931) Brooklyn Dodgers (1911-1912) Brooklyn Superbas (1899-1910), (1913) Brooklyn Grooms...

MLB Statistical Leaders

  American League National League
Type Name Stat Name Stat
AVG Willie Wilson KCR .332 Al Oliver MON .331
HR Reggie Jackson CAL
Gorman Thomas MIL
39 Dave Kingman NYM 37
RBI Hal McRae KCR 133 Dale Murphy ATL 109
Wins La Marr Hoyt CHW 22 Steve Carlton PHI 23
ERA Rick Sutcliffe CLE 2.96 Steve Rogers MON 2.40

American League The American League (or formally the American League of Professional Baseball Clubs) is one of two leagues that make up Major League Baseball in the United States of America and Canada. ... The National League of Professional Baseball Clubs, or simply the National League, is the older of two leagues constituting Major League Baseball in the United States and Canada and the worlds oldest extant professional team sports league. ... Batting average is a statistic in both cricket and baseball measuring the performance of cricket batsmen and baseball hitters, respectively. ... Willie James Wilson (born July 9, 1955 in Montgomery, Alabama) is a former Major League Baseball player for the Kansas City Royals, Oakland Athletics, and Chicago Cubs. ... Albert Oliver, Jr. ... Mark McGwire swinging for the fences. ... Reginald Martinez Reggie Jackson (born May 18, 1946), nicknamed Mr. ... James Gorman Thomas III (born December 12, 1950 in Charleston, South Carolina) is a former Major League Baseball center fielder and right-handed slugger who played in the American League with the Milwaukee Brewers (1973-76, 1978-83, 1986), Cleveland Indians (1983) and Seattle Mariners (1984-86). ... David Arthur Kingman (born December 21, 1948 in Pendleton, Oregon), nicknamed Kong and Sky King, is a former Major League Baseball slugger who played for the San Francisco Giants (1971-1974), New York Mets (1975-1977, 1981-1983), San Diego Padres (1977), California Angels (1977), New York Yankees (1977), Chicago... RBI is a three-letter abbreviation with multiple meanings, including Reserve Bank of India Run batted in, in baseball Radio Berlin International This page concerning a three-letter acronym or abbreviation is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... Harold Abraham McRae (born July 10, 1945 in Avon Park, Florida) is a former outfielder in Major League Baseball who played for the Cincinnati Reds (1968, 1970-72) and Kansas City Royals (1973-87). ... Dale Bryan Murphy (born March 12, 1956) is a former outfielder and catcher in Major League Baseball, born in Portland, Oregon. ... In Major League Baseball, a win (denoted W) is generally credited to the pitcher for the winning team who was in the game when they last took the lead. ... Dewey LaMarr Hoyt (born January 1, 1955 in Columbia, South Carolina) is a former right-handed pitcher in Major League Baseball who led the American League in wins in 1982 and again in 1983 while with the Chicago White Sox. ... Steven Norman Carlton (born December 22, 1944 in Miami, Florida) is a former left-handed pitcher in Major League Baseball, from 1965 to 1988, who retired as one of the most successful pitchers to ever play the game. ... In baseball statistics, earned run average (ERA) is the mean of earned runs given up by a pitcher per nine innings pitched. ... Richard Lee Sutcliffe (born June 21, 1956 in Independence, Missouri) is a former Major League Baseball starting pitcher and current television sportscaster. ... Stephen Douglas (Steve) Rogers (born October 26, 1949) is a former starting pitcher in Major League Baseball who played his entire career for the Montréal Expos. ...

Major League Baseball final standings

American League
Rank Club Wins Losses Win %   GB
East Division
1st Milwaukee Brewers 95   67 .586    --
2nd Baltimore Orioles 94   68 .580   1.0
3rd Boston Red Sox 89   73 .549   6.0
4th Detroit Tigers 83   79 .512 12.0
5th New York Yankees 79   83 .488 16.0
6th Cleveland Indians 78   84 .481 17.0
6th Toronto Blue Jays 78   84 .481 17.0
West Division
1st California Angels 93   69 .574    --
2nd Kansas City Royals 90   72 .556   3.0
3rd Chicago White Sox 87   75 .537   6.0
4th Seattle Mariners 76   86 .469 17.0
5th Oakland Athletics 68   94 .420 25,0
6th Texas Rangers 64   98 .395 29.0
7th Minnesota Twins 60 102 .370 33.0
National League
Rank Club Wins Losses Win %   GB
East Division
1st St. Louis Cardinals 92   70 .568    --
2nd Philadelphia Phillies 89   73 .549   3.0
3rd Montreal Expos 86   76 .531   6.0
4th Pittsburgh Pirates 84   78 .519   8.0
5th Chicago Cubs 73   89 .451 19.0
6th New York Mets 65   97 .401 27.0
West Division
1st Atlanta Braves 89   73 .549    --
2nd Los Angeles Dodgers 88   74 .543   1.0
3rd San Francisco Giants 87   75 .537   2.0
4th San Diego Padres 81   81 .500   8.0
5th Houston Astros 77   85 .475 12.0
6th Cincinnati Reds 61 101 .377 28.0

American League The American League (or formally the American League of Professional Baseball Clubs) is one of two leagues that make up Major League Baseball in the United States of America and Canada. ... Major league affiliations National League (1998–present) Central Division (1998–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 4, 19, 34, 42, 44 Name Milwaukee Brewers (1970–present) Seattle Pilots (1969) Other nicknames True Blue Brew Crew, The Brew Crew, The Crew, Beermakers Ballpark Miller Park (2001–present) County Stadium (1970–2000) Sick... Major league affiliations American League (1901–present) East Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 4, 5, 8, 20, 22, 33, 42 Name Baltimore Orioles (1954–present) St. ... Major league affiliations American League (1901–present) East Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 1, 4, 8, 9, 27, 42 Name Boston Red Sox (1908–present) Boston Americans (1901-1907) Other nicknames The BoSox, The Olde Towne Team, The Sox Ballpark Fenway Park (1912–present) Huntington Avenue Baseball Grounds... Major league affiliations American League (1901–present) Central Division (1998–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 2, 5, 6, 16, 23, 42 Name Detroit Tigers (1901–present) Other nicknames The Bless You Boys Ballpark Comerica Park (2000–present) Tiger Stadium (1912-1999) Briggs Stadium (1938-1960) Navin Field (1912-1938) Bennett... Major league affiliations American League (1901–present) East Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 1, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 8, 9, 10, 15, 16, 23, 32, 37, 44, 49 Name New York Yankees (1913–present) New York Highlanders (1903-1912) Baltimore Orioles (1901-1902) (Also referred to as... Major league affiliations American League (1901–present) Central Division (1994–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 3, 5, 14, 18, 19, 21, 42, 455 Name Cleveland Indians (1915–present) Cleveland Naps (1905-1914) Cleveland Bronchos (1902-1904) Cleveland Blues (1901) Other nicknames The Tribe, The Redskins, The Wahoos Ballpark Jacobs Field... Major league affiliations American League (1977–present) East Division (1977–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 42 Name Toronto Blue Jays (1977–present) Other nicknames The Jays Ballpark Rogers Centre (1989–present) a. ... Major league affiliations American League (1961–present) West Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 11, 26, 29, 30, 42, 50 Name Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim (2005–present) Anaheim Angels (1997-2004) California Angels (1965-1996) Los Angeles Angels (1961-1965) Other nicknames The Halos, The Wings, The Seraphs... Major league affiliations American League (1969–present) Central Division (1994–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 5, 10, 20, 42 Name Kansas City Royals (1969–present) Other nicknames The Boys in Blue Ballpark Kauffman Stadium (1973–present) a. ... Major league affiliations American League (1901–present) Central Division (1994–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 2, 3, 4, 9, 11, 16, 19, 42, 72, Name Chicago White Sox (1904–present) Other nicknames The Sox, The South Siders, The ChiSox, The Pale Hose, The Good Guys, The Go-Go Sox, The... Major league affiliations American League (1977–present) West Division (1977–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 42 Name Seattle Mariners (1977–present) Other nicknames The Ms Ballpark Safeco Field (1999–present) King County Domed Stadium (Kingdome) (1977-1999) Major league titles World Series titles (0) none AL Pennants (0) None... Major league affiliations American League (1901–present) West Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 9, 27, 34, 42, 43, (As) Name Oakland Athletics (1968–present) Kansas City Athletics (1955-1967) Philadelphia Athletics (1901-1954) (Referred to as As) Other nicknames The As, The White Elephants, The... Major league affiliations American League (1961–present) West Division (1972–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 26, 34, 42 Name Texas Rangers (1972–present) Washington Senators (1961-1971) Other nicknames None in common use Ballpark Rangers Ballpark in Arlington (1994–present) a. ... Major league affiliations American League (1901–present) Central Division (1994–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 3, 6, 14, 29, 34, 42 Name Minnesota Twins (1961–present) Washington Nationals/Senators (1901-1960) Other nicknames The Twinkies Ballpark Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome 1982-present Metropolitan Stadium (1961-1981) Griffith Stadium (1903-1960... The National League of Professional Baseball Clubs, or simply the National League, is the older of two leagues constituting Major League Baseball in the United States and Canada and the worlds oldest extant professional team sports league. ... Major league affiliations National League (1892–present) Central Division (1994–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 1, 2, 6, 9, 14, 17, 20, 42, 42, 45, 85 Name St. ... Major league affiliations National League (1883–present) East Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 1, 14, 20, 32, 36, 42 Name Philadelphia Phillies (1884–present) Philadelphia Quakers (1883-1889) (Also referred to as Blue Jays 1943-1945 despite formal name remaining Phillies) Other nicknames The Phils, The Phightin Phils... The Montreal Expos (French: Les Expos de Montréal) were a Major League Baseball team located in Montreal, Quebec, Canada from 1969 until 2004. ... Major league affiliations National League (1887–present) Central Division (1994–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 1, 4, 8, 9, 20, 21, 33, 40, 42 Name Pittsburgh Pirates (1891–present) Pittsburgh Innocents (1890) Pittsburg Alleghenies (1882–1889) (Also referred to as Infants in 1890) Ballpark PNC Park (2001–present) Three Rivers... Major league affiliations National League (1876–present) Central Division (1994–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 10, 14, 23, 26, 42 Name Chicago Cubs (1902–present) Chicago Orphans (1898-1901) Chicago Colts (1890-1897) Chicago White Stockings (1870-1871, 1874-1889) (a. ... Major league affiliations National League (1962–present) East Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 14, 37, 41, 42 Name New York Mets (1962–present) Other nicknames The Amazin Mets, The Amazins, The Metropolitans, The Kings of Queens Ballpark Shea Stadium (1964–present) Polo Grounds (1962–1963) Major league... Major league affiliations National League (1876–present) East Division (1994–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 3, 21, 35, 41, 42, 44 Name Atlanta Braves (1966–present) Milwaukee Braves (1953-1965) Boston Braves (1941-1952) Boston Bees (1936-1940) Boston Braves (1912-1935) Boston Rustlers (1911) Boston Doves (1907-1910) Boston... Major league affiliations National League (1890–present) West Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 1, 2, 4, 19, 20, 24, 32, 39, 42, 53 Name Los Angeles Dodgers (1958–present) Brooklyn Dodgers (1932-1957) Brooklyn Robins (1914-1931) Brooklyn Dodgers (1911-1912) Brooklyn Superbas (1899-1910), (1913) Brooklyn Grooms... Major league affiliations National League (1883–present) West Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers NY, NY, 3, 4, 11, 24, 27, 30, 36, 42, 44 Name San Francisco Giants (1958–present) New York Giants (1885–1957) New York Gothams (1883–1885) Other nicknames Jints, Gigantes, G-Men Ballpark AT... Major league affiliations National League (1969–present) West Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 6, 19, 31, 35, 42 Name San Diego Padres (1969–present) Other nicknames Pads, Friars Ballpark PETCO Park (2004–present) Qualcomm Stadium (1969-2003) a. ... Major league affiliations National League (1962–present) Central Division (1994–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 5, 24, 25, 32, 33, 34, 40, 42, 49 Name Houston Astros (1965–present) Houston Colt . ... Major league affiliations National League (1890–present) Central Division (1994–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 1, 5, 8, 10, 13, 18, 20, 24, 42 Name Cincinnati Reds (1958–present) Cincinnati Redlegs (1953-1958) Cincinnati Reds (1882-1953) Cincinnati Red Stockings (1876-1882) Other nicknames The Redlegs, The Big Red Machine...

Events

  • March 10 - Former N.Y. Giants shortstop Travis Jackson and former baseball commissioner Happy Chandler are elected to the Hall of Fame by the Special Veterans Committee. Jackson hit .291 in 15 seasons between the 1920s and '30s, while Chandler was the second commissioner and oversaw – and encouraged – the dismantling of the color barrier in 1947.
  • April 20 - Before a crowd of 37,268 the largest crowd to see a game at Fulton County Stadium this season, the Atlanta Braves beat the Cincinnati Reds 4-2 to go 12-0, the best start ever by any Major League team ever. Steve Bedrosian was the winning pitcher.
  • June 6 - While crossing a street in Arlington, Texas, umpire Lou DiMuro is struck by a car; he dies early the next day. Major League Baseball later retires his uniform number 16.
  • June 20 - Pete Rose becomes only the fifth player in history to play in 3,000 Major League baseball games.
  • July 13 - At Montreal's Olympic Stadium, in the first All-Star Game held outside the United States, Cincinnati Reds shortstop Dave Concepción hits a two-run home run in the second inning to spark the National League to a 4-1 win over the American League. It's the NL's 11th straight victory and 19th in the last 20 contests. Concepción wins the MVP honors.
  • August 27 - Rickey Henderson steals four bases, breaking the record he had shared with Lou Brock at 118 stolen bases for the season. He will steal eight more to end the season with a record of 130.

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David Earl Lopes (born May 3, 1945 in Cancun, Mexico) is a former second baseman and manager in Major League Baseball. ... Major league affiliations American League (1901–present) West Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 9, 27, 34, 42, 43, (As) Name Oakland Athletics (1968–present) Kansas City Athletics (1955-1967) Philadelphia Athletics (1901-1954) (Referred to as As) Other nicknames The As, The White Elephants, The... Ronald Charles (Ron) Cey (born February 15, 1948 in Tacoma, Washington, a graduate of Mount Tahoma High School) is a former third baseman in Major League Baseball who played for the Los Angeles Dodgers (1971-82), Chicago Cubs (1983-86) and Oakland Athletics (1987). ... William Felton Bill Russell (born February 12, 1934) is a retired American professional basketball player who played center for the Boston Celtics of the NBA. A five-time winner of the NBA Most Valuable Player Award and a twelve-time All-Star, the 6 ft 9 in Russell was the... 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Rickey Henley Henderson (born December 25, 1958) is a former Major League Baseball outfielder who is baseballs all-time leader in stolen bases[1] and runs scored. ... Louis Clark Lou Brock (born June 18, 1939, El Dorado, Arkansas) is an American former player in Major League Baseball. ... is the 248th day of the year (249th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Roy Frederick Smalley III (born October 25, 1952 in Los Angeles, California) is a former shortstop in Major League Baseball. ... Major league affiliations American League (1901–present) East Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 1, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 8, 9, 10, 15, 16, 23, 32, 37, 44, 49 Name New York Yankees (1913–present) New York Highlanders (1903-1912) Baltimore Orioles (1901-1902) (Also referred to as... 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Major league affiliations National League (1887–present) Central Division (1994–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 1, 4, 8, 9, 20, 21, 33, 40, 42 Name Pittsburgh Pirates (1891–present) Pittsburgh Innocents (1890) Pittsburg Alleghenies (1882–1889) (Also referred to as Infants in 1890) Ballpark PNC Park (2001–present) Three Rivers... Major league affiliations National League (1962–present) East Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 14, 37, 41, 42 Name New York Mets (1962–present) Other nicknames The Amazin Mets, The Amazins, The Metropolitans, The Kings of Queens Ballpark Shea Stadium (1964–present) Polo Grounds (1962–1963) Major league... is the 283rd day of the year (284th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 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Frederic Michael Fred Lynn (born February 3, 1952 in Chicago, Illinois) is a former Major League Baseball outfielder who played for the Boston Red Sox (1974-80), California Angels (1981-84), Baltimore Orioles (1985-88), Detroit Tigers (1988-89) and San Diego Padres (1990). ... RBI is a three-letter abbreviation with multiple meanings, including Reserve Bank of India Run batted in, in baseball Radio Berlin International This page concerning a three-letter acronym or abbreviation is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... is the 285th day of the year (286th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... The 1982 World Series matched the St. ... Reverse side of a Paul Molitor baseball card Paul Leo Molitor (born August 22, 1956 in St. ... 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Births

January-March

is the 6th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Scott Robert Thorman (born January 6, 1982 in Cambridge, Ontario) is, as of 2007, a baseball player for the Atlanta Braves. ... is the 7th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Brayan E. Pena (born January 7, 1982 in Havana, Cuba) is a catcher for the Atlanta Braves AAA affiliate Richmond Braves. ... is the 7th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Francisco Frankie José Rodríguez (born January 7, 1982 in Caracas, Venezuela), nicknamed K-Rod, is a Major League Baseball player. ... is the 9th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Ramon Antonio Peña, otherwise known as Tony Peña (born 9th January 1982 in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic), is a baseball pitcher for the Arizona Diamondbacks franchise. ... is the 12th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Christopher T. Ray (born January 12, 1982 in Tampa, Florida, United States) is a current Major League closer for the Baltimore Orioles. ... is the 12th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Dontrelle Wayne D-Train Willis (born January 12, 1982 in Oakland, California) is a Major League Baseball starting pitcher for the Florida Marlins who made his debut in 2003 and went on to win the 2003 World Series. ... is the 15th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Melvin A. Dorta (born January 15, 1982 in Valencia, Venezuela) is an utility who plays for the Washington Nationals organization. ... January 19 is the 19th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Terry Evans is a professional baseball player in the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim organization of Major League Baseball. ... is the 23rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Wilfredo Modesto Wily Mo Peña (b. ... is the 30th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Jorge Cantú [HOR-hey can-TOO] (born Jorge Luís Cantú Guzmán on January 30, 1982) is an infielder in Major League Baseball who plays for the Tampa Bay Devil Rays. ... is the 31st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Yuniesky Betancourt is a Major League Baseball shortstop for the Seattle Mariners. ... is the 31st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... -1... is the 33rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Gustavo Eduardo Molina (born February 2, 1982 in La Guaira, Venezuela) is a catcher in Major League Baseball who plays for the Chicago White Sox. ... is the 41st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... James J. (Jamie) Vermilyea (born February 10, 1982, in Tucson, Arizona) is an American pitcher the Toronto Blue Jays organization. ... February 16 is the 47th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Manuel (Manny) Delcarmen (born February 16, 1982 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States) is a relief pitcher in Major League Baseball who plays for the Boston Red Sox. ... is the 48th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Brian Anthony Bruney (born on February 17, 1982 in Astoria, Oregon) is a Major League Baseball relief pitcher for the New York Yankees. ... [[Media:Italic text]]{| style=float:right; |- | |- | |} is the 50th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... There have been several well-known people named Chris Stewart, including: Chris Stewart (author) Chris Stewart (television presenter) Christopher Tricky Stewart (music producer), a rapper/producer credited with helping to discover Blu Cantrell. ... is the 51st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Jason Michael Hirsh, born February 20, 1982, in Santa Monica, CA, is a starting pitcher for the Colorado Rockies in Major League Baseball. ... is the 52nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Edwin Daniel Bellorín (born February 21, 1982 in San Felix, Venezuela) is a Major League Baseball catcher for the Colorado Rockies. ... is the 53rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Kelly Andrew Johnson (born February 22, 1982 in Austin, Texas) is a Major League Baseball second baseman with the Atlanta Braves. ... is the 55th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Joseph Adam Durbin (born February 24, 1982 in Portland, Oregon) is a Major League Baseball pitcher, currently on the 40-man roster for the Minnesota Twins. ... is the 70th day of the year (71st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Brian Nikola Anderson was born on March 11, 1982. ... is the 71st day of the year (72nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Zachary Charles Miner (born March 12, 1982, in St. ... is the 74th day of the year (75th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Rafael Pérez was born on May 15, 1982 in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. ... March 16 is the 75th day of the year (76th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Brian Wilson (born March 16, 1982, in Londonderry, New Hampshire) is a Major League Baseball pitcher. ... is the 77th day of the year (78th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Chad Cordero (born March 18, 1982 in Upland, California) is a current right-handed pitcher in Major League Baseball who plays for the Washington Nationals. ... is the 80th day of the year (81st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Aaron Walter Hill (born on March 21, 1982 in Visalia, California) is a Major League Baseball player for theToronto Blue Jays. ... is the 81st day of the year (82nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Mike Morse is a Major League Baseball pitcher for the Seattle Mariners. ... is the 83rd day of the year (84th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... For other persons named Corey Hart, see Corey Hart (disambiguation). ... is the 83rd day of the year (84th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Dustin Michael McGowan (Born on March 24, 1982 in Savannah, Georgia, United States) is a baseball player, currently a pitcher for Toronto Blue Jays. ... is the 83rd day of the year (84th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Robinson Garcia Tejeda, born March 24, 1982 in Baní, Dominican Republic, is a starting pitcher for the Texas Rangers. ... March 26 is the 85th day of the year (86th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... For other persons named Brendan Ryan, see Brendan Ryan (disambiguation). ...

April-June

April 8 is the 98th day of the year (99th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Kason Ronald Gabbard[1] (born April 8, 1982 in Oxford, Ohio) is a starting pitcher who plays for the Boston Red Sox. ... is the 100th day of the year (101st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Andre Everett Ethier (born April 10, 1982 in Phoenix, Arizona) is a Major League Baseball outfielder who plays for the Los Angeles Dodgers. ... is the 116th day of the year (117th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Alejandro José Machado (born April 4, 1982 in Caracas, Venezuela) is an infielder in Major League Baseball who plays for the Boston Red Sox. ... is the 127th day of the year (128th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Conor Sevin Jackson (nicknamed Co-Jack) was born May 7, 1982 in Austin, Texas. ... is the 128th day of the year (129th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Adrian Gonzales (born May 8, 1982 in San Diego) is a Major League Baseball outfielder and first baseman for the San Diego Padres. ... is the 137th day of the year (138th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Nicholas Allen Masset (born May 17, 1982 in St. ... is the 144th day of the year (145th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Kevin Vincent Frandsen was born on May 24, 1982 in Los Gatos, California. ... is the 145th day of the year (146th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Jason James Kubel (born May 25, 1982 in Belle Fourche, South Dakota) is a professional baseball player who plays in the outfield for the Minnesota Twins. ... is the 146th day of the year (147th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Carlos M. Martínez (born May 26, 1982 in the Dominican Republic) is a relief pitcher in Major League Baseball who plays for the Florida Marlins. ... May 28 is the 148th day of the year (149th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Jhonny Antonio Peralta (b. ... is the 153rd day of the year (154th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Tim Stauffer (born June 2, 1982 in Portland, Maine) is a Major League Baseball pitcher for the San Diego Padres. ... June 9 is the 160th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (161st in leap years), with 205 days remaining. ... Buck Coats (born June 9, 1982 in Fort Benning, Georgia) is a current infielder in Major League Baseball who plays for the Chicago Cubs. ... is the 173rd day of the year (174th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Ian Michael Kinsler (born June 22, 1982 in Tucson, Arizona) is a Major League Baseball second baseman for the Texas Rangers. ... is the 176th day of the year (177th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Paul Gurner Maholm (born on June 25, 1982 in Greenwood, Mississippi) is a lefthanded pitcher for the Pittsburgh Pirates. ... is the 181st day of the year (182nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Delwyn Rudy Young (born June 30, 1982 in Los Angeles, California) is an infielder in Major League Baseball who plays in the Los Angeles Dodgers minor league system. ...

July-September

is the 182nd day of the year (183rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Justin Patrick Huber (born July 1, 1982 in Melbourne, Australia) is an Australian baseball player, who is presently a first baseman in Major League Baseball for the Kansas City Royals. ... is the 184th day of the year (185th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Logan French Kensing (born July 3, 1982, in San Antonio, Texas) is a Major League Baseball right-handed pitcher, presently with the Florida Marlins. ... is the 189th day of the year (190th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Renyel Eligio Pinto (born July 8, 1982 in Cúpira, Venezuela) is a left handed starting pitcher who plays for the Florida Marlins organization. ... is the 193rd day of the year (194th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Thomas Stephen Gorzelanny (born July 12, 1982 in Evergreen Park, Illinois) is a Major League Baseball pitcher for the Pittsburgh Pirates. ... is the 194th day of the year (195th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Shin-Soo Choo (born July 13, 1982 in Busan, South Korea) is a professional baseball outfielder currently playing for the Cleveland Indians of the American League. ... is the 194th day of the year (195th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Yadier B. Molina (b. ... is the 195th day of the year (196th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Enrique César González (born 14th July 1982 in Bolívar, Venezuela) is a starting pitcher in Major League Baseball who plays for the Arizona Diamondbacks. ... is the 196th day of the year (197th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... a baseball player for the astros ... is the 196th day of the year (197th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Ryan Scott Wagner (born July 15, 1982 in Yoakum, Texas) is a Major League/Minor League baseball player. ... is the 197th day of the year (198th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Jason D. Windsor (born July 16, 1982 in San Bernardino, California) is a right-handed major-league pitcher for the Oakland Athletics. ... is the 214th day of the year (215th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Grady Sizemore III (born August 2, 1982, in Seattle, Washington) is a Major League Baseball center fielder who currently plays for the Cleveland Indians. ... is the 218th day of the year (219th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Justin Germano was dealt, along with Travis Chick, from the San Diego Padres farm organization to the Cincinnati Reds on July 23, 2005 in a trade for Joe Randa. ... is the 220th day of the year (221st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Matthew Brown is an Australian politician, elected as a member of the New South Wales Legislative Assembly. ... is the 229th day of the year (230th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Travis Metcalf (born August 17, 1982 in Manhattan, Kansas) is a Major League Baseball third baseman for the Texas Rangers. ... is the 230th day of the year (231st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Josh Rupe (born August 18, 1982 in Portsmouth, Virginia) is a Major League Baseball pitcher for the Texas Rangers. ... is the 231st day of the year (232nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... James Jerry J.J. Hardy (born August 19, 1982 in Tucson, AZ) is a starting shortstop in Major League Baseball, who plays for the Milwaukee Brewers. ... is the 240th day of the year (241st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Carlos Quentin (born August 28, 1982 in Chula Vista, California, is an outfielder who plays for the Arizona Diamondbacks. ... is the 242nd day of the year (243rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Sean Marshall is a Major League Baseball player for the Chicago Cubs. ... is the 245th day of the year (246th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... For the drummer Jason Hammel, see Mates of State Jason Aaron Hammel (born September 2, 1982 in Greenville, South Carolina) is a Major League Baseball pitcher who plays on the Tampa Bay Devil Rays. ... is the 245th day of the year (246th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Wes Avi Littleton (born September 2, 1982 in Hayward, California) is a Major League Baseball pitcher for the Texas Rangers. ... is the 246th day of the year (247th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Robert James Livingston (born September 3, 1982 in St Louis, Missouri) is a left-handed pitching prospect for the Cincinnati Reds. ... is the 256th day of the year (257th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Rickie Weeks (born 13 September 1982 in Daytona Beach, Florida) is a professional baseball player for the Milwaukee Brewers. ... is the 260th day of the year (261st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Sean Burnett was a pitcher from Wellington High School in Wellington Florida. ... is the 260th day of the year (261st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Daniel Christopher Putnam (born September 17, 1982 in Scott Air Force Base, Illinois) is an outfielder for Major League Baseballs Oakland Athletics. ... is the 261st day of the year (262nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Joseph R. Bisenius (born September 18, 1982 in Sioux City, IA ) is an American baseball pitcher in the Philadelphia Phillies organization. ... is the 267th day of the year (268th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Jeffrey Wayne Karstens (born September 24, 1982 in San Diego, California) is a right-handed starting pitcher for the New York Yankees baseball team. ... is the 271st day of the year (272nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Héctor C. Giménez [Ec-tor he-MEH-nes] (born September 28, 1982 in San Felipe, Venezuela) is a catcher in Major League Baseball who plays for the Houston Astros. ... is the 271st day of the year (272nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Micah Owings (born September 28, 1982 in Gainesville, Georgia) is a professional right-handed pitcher for the Arizona Diamondbacks baseball team. ...

October-December

is the 276th day of the year (277th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Brett Carroll (born October 3, 1982 in Knoxville, Tennessee) is a Major League Baseball outfielder for the Florida Marlins. ... is the 277th day of the year (278th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Tony Gwynn Jr. ... is the 277th day of the year (278th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Jered David Weaver (born October 4, 1982 in Northridge, California), is a Major League Baseball starting pitcher with the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. ... is the 287th day of the year (288th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Carlos Marmol (born October 14, 1982 in Bonao, Dominican Republic) is a current pitcher in Major League Baseball who plays for the Chicago Cubs. ... is the 290th day of the year (291st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Abraham (Abe)Sanderson Alvarez, (born October 17, 1982 in Los Angeles, California), is a pitcher in Major League Baseball who currently plays for the Boston Red Sox organization. ... is the 292nd day of the year (293rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... J. A. Happ is a starting pitcher in the Philadelphia Phillies organization. ... is the 297th day of the year (298th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Joseph Macay McBride (born October 24, 1982 in Augusta, Georgia) is a Major League baseball pitcher for the Atlanta Braves. ... is the 295th day of the year (296th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Robinson José Canó (IPA: ; born October 22, 1982, in San Pedro de Macoris, Dominican Republic) is a second baseman in Major League Baseball, who currently plays for the New York Yankees. ... is the 301st day of the year (302nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Jeremy Allen Bonderman (born October 28, 1982, in Kennewick, Washington) is a Major League Baseball starting pitcher for the Detroit Tigers. ... is the 301st day of the year (302nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Anthony Allen Lerew (October 28, 1982 in Carlisle, Pennsylvania) is a professional baseball pitcher for the Atlanta Braves. ... is the 303rd day of the year (304th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Anderson Hernández (born October 30, 1982 in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic) is a middle infielder in Major League Baseball playing for the New York Mets. ... is the 306th day of the year (307th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Yunel Escobar (born November 2, 1982 in Havana, Cuba) is a current infielder in Major League Baseball who plays for the Atlanta Braves. ... is the 308th day of the year (309th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Austrailian by birth, Blackley was signed in 2000 by the Seattle Mariners. ... is the 308th day of the year (309th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Christopher Paul Resop (born November 4, 1982, in Naples, Florida) is a Major League Baseball pitcher. ... 17 November is also the name of a Marxist group in Greece, coinciding with the anniversary of the Athens Polytechnic uprising. ... Ty Andrew Taubenheim (born November 17th, 1982 in Bellingham, WA) is a MLB pitcher for the Toronto Blue Jays. ... is the 323rd day of the year (324th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Jonathan O. Sánchez (born November 19, 1982, in Mayagüez, Puerto Rico) is a Major League Baseball pitcher for the San Francisco Giants. ... is the 333rd day of the year (334th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Tony Giarratano was born on November 30th 1982 and Queens, New York. ... is the 337th day of the year (338th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Manuel Manny Corpas (born December 3, 1982 in Panama City, Panama) is a baseball pitcher for the Colorado Rockies. ... is the 346th day of the year (347th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Ervin Ramon Santana (born January 10, 1983 in La Romana, Dominican Republic) is a rookie right-handed pitcher for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. ... is the 347th day of the year (348th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Carlos Enrique Nolasco (born December 13, 1982 in Corona, California), better known as Ricky Nolasco, is a right-handed pitcher in Major League Baseball who plays for the Florida Marlins (2006-present). ... is the 348th day of the year (349th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Josh Fields is a backup third baseman for the Chicago White Sox. ... is the 350th day of the year (351st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Christopher Daniel Britton (born December 16, 1982 in Hollywood, Florida) is a right-handed Major League Baseball relief pitcher, currently playing for the New York Yankees. ... December 17 is the 351st day of the year (352nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Joshua LaRoy Barfield, more commonly known as Josh Barfield (born December 17, 1982 in Barquisimeto, Lara State, Venezuela) is a second baseman in Major League Baseball who plays for the San Diego Padres. ... December 17 is the 351st day of the year (352nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Juan Manuel Mateo (born December 17, 1982 in Bani, Dominican Republic) is a Major League/Minor League baseball player with the Chicago Cubs organization. ... is the 354th day of the year (355th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... David Allen Wright, born December 20, 1982 in Norfolk, Virginia, is an All-Star Third Baseman in Major League Baseball for the New York Mets. ... is the 355th day of the year (356th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Philip Humber Philip Gregory Humber (born December 21, 1982 in Nacogdoches, Texas) is a minor-league baseball pitcher in the New York Mets organization. ... is the 359th day of the year (360th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Ruben A. Gotay (born December 25, 1982 in Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico) is a Major League Baseball infielder who currently plays with the New York Mets. ... December 27 is the 361st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (362nd in leap years). ... Michael R. Bourn (born December 27, 1982 in Houston, Texas), is a switch hitting Major League Baseball player for the Philadelphia Phillies. ... is the 364th day of the year (365th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... James Urban Hoey, V (born December 30, 1982 in Trenton, New Jersey) is a relief pitcher for the Baltimore Orioles. ...

Deaths

  • January 6 - Wally Post, 52, right fielder, most notably with the Cincinnati Reds, known for his home run power
  • January 15 - Red Smith, 76, sportswriter who won a Pulitzer Prize and was described by Ernest Hemingway as "the most important force in American sportswriting"
  • January 18 - Bob Addie, 71, sportswriter for Washington, D.C. newspapers for nearly 40 years who covered both Senators franchises
  • February 17 - Nestor Chylak, 59, American League umpire from 1954 to 1978 who worked in five World Series and six All-Star games
  • May 11 - Dave Malarcher, 87, infielder and manager in the Negro Leagues who led the Chicago American Giants to World Series titles in 1926-27 and the Indianapolis ABC's to a 1933 pennant
  • May 17 - Dixie Walker, 71, five-time All-Star outfielder who batted .306 lifetime and gained his greatest popularity with the Dodgers; NL batting champion in 1944
  • June 7 - Lou DiMuro, 51, AL umpire since 1963 who worked two World Series, three ALCS and four All-Star Games
  • June 8 - Satchel Paige, 75, Hall of Fame pitcher in the Negro Leagues, mainly with the Kansas City Monarchs, who was black baseball's biggest star for much of his career; won 28 major league games after debuting at age 42; in 1971 became first Negro Leaguer elected to Hall of Fame
  • June 27 - Eddie Morgan, 77, outfielder/first baseman for the St. Louis Cardinals and Brooklyn Dodgers, who hit a pinch-hit home run in his first major league at-bat
  • July 6 - Indian Bob Johnson, 76, 8-time All-Star left fielder with the Philadelphia Athletics who had eight 100-RBI seasons and scored 100 runs six times
  • July 14 - Jackie Jensen, 55, All-Star right fielder who starred for the Boston Red Sox, winning the AL's 1958 MVP award and leading the league in RBI three times, but retired at 32 due to an intense fear of flying
  • July 22 - Lloyd Waner, 76, Hall of Fame center fielder who played in the Pittsburgh Pirates outfield next to his brother Paul; a career .316 hitter who led the NL in hits, runs and triples once each, his 1967 Hall election made them the first brothers to be inducted
  • September 7 - Ken Boyer, 51, 7-time All-Star third baseman with the St. Louis Cardinals who won the NL's 1964 MVP award and five Gold Gloves; batted .300 five times and had eight 90-RBI seasons
  • September 29 - Monty Stratton, 70, All-Star pitcher for the Chicago White Sox who attempted to make a baseball comeback after a hunting accident cost him a leg, inspiring an Oscar-winning movie
  • November 3 - Ray Fisher, 95, pitcher for the Yankees and Reds who started Game 3 of the 1919 World Series; coached at Michigan for 38 years, winning the 1953 College World Series
  • November 6 - Al Baker, 76, pitcher for the Boston Red Sox in the 1930s

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