1983 Season
1982 / 1984
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Top HitterCal
Ripken
Top PitcherJohn
Denny

1983 National League Silver Sluggers

Catcher
Winner
Player
Tm
Pos
Terry Kennedy
SDN
C
27.1
3.9
18.1
8.8
by Offensive Wins Above Replacement
  Player
Tm
Pos
1 Gary Carter
MON
C
29.2
4.0
13.9
4.7
2 Terry Kennedy
SDN
C
27.1
3.9
18.1
8.8
3 Tony Pena
PIT
C
26.1
3.7
12.4
3.6
4 Jody Davis
CHN
C
26.6
3.3
11.2
2.9
5 Darrell Porter
SLN
C
31.5
3.3
13.0
5.1
First Base
Winner
Player
Tm
Pos
George Hendrick
SLN
1B
33.7
3.4
19.1
10.2
by Offensive Wins Above Replacement
  Player
Tm
Pos
1 Darrell Evans
SFN
1B
36.1
4.6
24.8
15.5
2 Keith Hernandez
MULT
1B
29.7
3.7
20.7
11.1
3 George Hendrick
SLN
1B
33.7
3.4
19.1
10.2
4 Dan Driessen
CIN
1B
31.9
2.3
14.0
6.9
5 Ray Knight
HOU
1B
30.5
2.2
16.5
7.9
Second Base
Winner
Player
Tm
Pos
Johnny Ray
PIT
2B
26.3
2.7
11.1
1.6
by Offensive Wins Above Replacement
  Player
Tm
Pos
1 Bill Doran*
HOU
2B
25.1
3.6
15.9
6.3
2 Joel Youngblood
SFN
2B
31.8
3.3
14.5
8.2
3 Joe Morgan
PHI
2B
39.8
3.2
14.6
7.0
4 Johnny Ray
PIT
2B
26.3
2.7
11.1
1.6
5 Steve Sax
LAN
2B
23.4
2.6
13.4
2.9
Third Base
Winner
Player
Tm
Pos
Mike Schmidt
PHI
3B
33.8
6.2
28.0
17.8
by Offensive Wins Above Replacement
  Player
Tm
Pos
1 Pedro Guerrero
LAN
3B
27.0
6.8
28.1
18.1
2 Mike Schmidt
PHI
3B
33.8
6.2
28.0
17.8
3 Bob Horner
ATL
3B
25.9
4.3
14.7
8.1
4 Tim Wallach
MON
3B
25.8
3.7
14.7
4.9
5 Bill Madlock
PIT
3B
32.5
3.6
14.7
6.7
Shortstop
Winner
Player
Tm
Pos
Dickie Thon
HOU
SS
25.0
5.2
21.1
10.7
by Offensive Wins Above Replacement
  Player
Tm
Pos
1 Dickie Thon
HOU
SS
25.0
5.2
21.1
10.7
2 Ozzie Smith
SLN
SS
28.5
2.4
8.8
-0.7
3 Larry Bowa
CHN
SS
37.6
2.3
6.8
-1.5
4 Rafael Ramirez
ATL
SS
25.4
2.2
11.2
1.1
5 Johnnie LeMaster
SFN
SS
29.0
1.8
8.3
-0.9
Outfield
Winner
Player
Tm
Pos
Jose Cruz
HOU
LF
35.9
5.1
26.2
16.1
Andre Dawson
MON
CF
29.0
5.7
22.4
11.8
Dale Murphy
ATL
CF
27.3
6.9
26.3
15.9
by Offensive Wins Above Replacement
  Player
Tm
Pos
1 Dale Murphy
ATL
CF
27.3
6.9
26.3
15.9
2 Tim Raines
MON
LF
23.8
5.8
24.8
13.9
3 Andre Dawson
MON
CF
29.0
5.7
22.4
11.8
4 Jose Cruz
HOU
LF
35.9
5.1
26.2
16.1
5 Jack Clark
SFN
RF
27.6
3.5
17.4
8.7
6 Keith Moreland
CHN
RF
29.2
3.5
16.2
6.9
7 Lonnie Smith
SLN
LF
27.5
3.4
17.0
8.7
8 Gary Redus*
CIN
LF
26.7
3.1
15.7
7.7
9 Ken Landreaux
LAN
CF
28.5
3.1
14.9
6.9
10 Jeffrey Leonard
SFN
LF
27.8
2.9
16.6
8.2
11 Mel Hall*
CHN
CF
22.8
2.8
12.5
5.5
12 Darryl Strawberry*
NYN
RF
21.3
2.8
15.6
8.4
13 Eddie Milner
CIN
CF
28.1
2.7
13.8
5.0
14 Terry Puhl
HOU
RF
27.0
2.7
15.4
7.6
15 Alan Wiggins
SDN
LF
25.4
2.5
16.1
7.3
Pitcher
Winner
Player
Tm
Pos
Fernando Valenzuela
LAN
SP
22.7
0.2
0.0
-0.1
by Offensive Wins Above Replacement
  Player
Tm
Pos
1 Tim Lollar
SDN
SP
27.3
0.8
1.1
1.0
2 Jerry Reuss
LAN
SP
34.0
0.7
0.6
0.5
3 Mike Krukow
SFN
SP
31.4
0.6
0.5
0.4
4 Renie Martin
SFN
SW
27.8
0.6
1.3
1.3
5 Greg Minton
SFN
RP
31.9
0.6
1.6
1.6
WAR data courtesy of Baseball-Reference.com
*Rookie

1983 American League Silver Sluggers

Catcher
Winner
Player
Tm
Pos
Lance Parrish
DET
C
27.0
3.4
14.9
5.5
by Offensive Wins Above Replacement
  Player
Tm
Pos
1 Carlton Fisk
CHA
C
35.5
4.8
19.4
11.7
2 Ted Simmons
ML4
C
33.9
4.1
17.5
8.3
3 Lance Parrish
DET
C
27.0
3.4
14.9
5.5
4 Butch Wynegar
NYA
C
27.3
3.2
11.8
6.8
5 Ernie Whitt
TOR
C
31.1
2.4
8.9
3.2
First Base
Winner
Player
Tm
Pos
Eddie Murray
BAL
1B
27.4
5.7
28.3
18.8
by Offensive Wins Above Replacement
  Player
Tm
Pos
1 Eddie Murray
BAL
1B
27.4
5.7
28.3
18.8
2 Cecil Cooper
ML4
1B
33.5
4.8
23.4
13.4
3 Willie Upshaw
TOR
1B
26.2
4.2
21.0
11.8
4 Kent Hrbek
MIN
1B
23.1
3.5
17.4
9.2
5 Willie Aikens
KCA
1B
28.7
3.0
16.5
10.1
Second Base
Winner
Player
Tm
Pos
Lou Whitaker
DET
2B
26.1
6.3
23.6
13.4
by Offensive Wins Above Replacement
  Player
Tm
Pos
1 Lou Whitaker
DET
2B
26.1
6.3
23.6
13.4
2 Bobby Grich
CAL
2B
34.5
4.7
15.9
9.1
3 Jim Gantner
ML4
2B
30.5
3.7
13.6
4.3
4 Davey Lopes
OAK
2B
38.2
3.6
15.9
8.0
5 John Castino
MIN
2B
28.7
3.6
13.3
4.3
Third Base
Winner
Player
Tm
Pos
Wade Boggs
BOS
3B
25.0
7.1
27.5
17.8
by Offensive Wins Above Replacement
  Player
Tm
Pos
1 Wade Boggs
BOS
3B
25.0
7.1
27.5
17.8
2 George Brett
KCA
3B
30.1
5.5
22.4
15.0
3 Paul Molitor
ML4
3B
26.9
3.7
16.7
7.1
4 Graig Nettles
NYA
3B
38.9
3.1
13.8
6.5
5 Buddy Bell
TEX
3B
31.8
3.0
11.0
1.4
Shortstop
Winner
Player
Tm
Pos
Cal Ripken
BAL
SS
22.9
7.0
25.4
15.2
by Offensive Wins Above Replacement
  Player
Tm
Pos
1 Robin Yount
ML4
SS
27.8
7.5
25.8
16.4
2 Cal Ripken
BAL
SS
22.9
7.0
25.4
15.2
3 Alan Trammell
DET
SS
25.4
6.1
20.2
12.0
4 Roy Smalley
NYA
SS
30.7
3.8
15.0
7.7
5 Tony Phillips*
OAK
SS
24.2
2.2
7.4
0.6
Outfield
Winner
Player
Tm
Pos
Lloyd Moseby
TOR
CF
23.7
5.0
19.5
11.0
Jim Rice
BOS
LF
30.3
4.4
21.0
11.3
Dave Winfield
NYA
LF
31.7
4.3
19.8
10.4
by Offensive Wins Above Replacement
  Player
Tm
Pos
1 Rickey Henderson
OAK
LF
24.5
5.9
27.3
18.5
2 Lloyd Moseby
TOR
CF
23.7
5.0
19.5
11.0
3 Jim Rice
BOS
LF
30.3
4.4
21.0
11.3
4 Dave Winfield
NYA
LF
31.7
4.3
19.8
10.4
5 Chet Lemon
DET
CF
28.4
4.0
14.6
6.6
6 Larry Herndon
DET
LF
29.7
3.8
18.8
9.6
7 Bill Sample
TEX
LF
28.2
3.2
12.8
4.2
8 Rudy Law
CHA
CF
26.7
3.1
14.8
7.1
9 Fred Lynn
CAL
CF
31.4
3.1
14.6
7.6
10 Larry Parrish
TEX
RF
29.6
2.7
13.1
4.4
11 George Wright
TEX
CF
24.5
2.6
12.7
3.1
12 John Lowenstein
BAL
LF
36.4
2.5
13.1
7.9
13 Ron Kittle*
CHA
LF
25.5
2.5
15.8
7.8
14 Gary Ward
MIN
LF
29.6
2.4
13.2
3.7
15 Willie Wilson
KCA
CF
28.0
2.3
11.8
3.2
Designated Hitter
Winner
Player
Tm
Pos
Don Baylor
NYA
DH
34.0
3.5
20.8
12.4
by Offensive Wins Above Replacement
  Player
Tm
Pos
1 Don Baylor
NYA
DH
34.0
3.5
20.8
12.4
2 Greg Luzinski
CHA
DH
32.6
2.3
19.4
11.0
3 Hal McRae
KCA
DH
38.0
2.1
19.6
10.4
4 Cliff Johnson
TOR
DH
35.9
1.9
13.6
6.7
5 Andre Thornton
CLE
DH
33.9
1.9
17.8
9.3
WAR data courtesy of Baseball-Reference.com
*Rookie

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Win Shares are calculated using the formula in the book Win Shares by Bill James