1983 Chicago Cubs Roster

The 1983 Chicago Cubs team roster seen on this page includes every player who appeared in a game during the 1983 season. It is a comprehensive team roster and player names are sorted by the fielding position where the most number of games were played during the regular season. Every player's name links to their career statistics.

Below the main roster you will find in the Fast Facts section: a 1983 Chicago Cubs Opening Day starters list, a 1983 Chicago Cubs salary list, a 1983 Chicago Cubs uniform number breakdown and a 1983 Chicago Cubs primary starters list. These team rosters are presented only when and where the data is available.

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Complete Roster

6-07
220
Right
Right
1959-04-18
6-03
200
Right
Right
1952-02-02
6-03
190
Right
Right
1948-08-09
6-03
195
Right
Right
1954-11-21
6-03
180
Left
Left
1954-11-14
6-05
210
Right
Right
1943-12-13
6-05
205
Right
Right
1960-10-06
6-01
210
Left
Left
1957-09-29
6-02
210
Right
Right
1953-12-20
6-02
190
Right
Right
1956-11-19
6-04
180
Right
Right
1958-11-07
6-00
185
Right
Right
1950-12-15
5-11
190
Right
Right
1954-07-14
6-03
235
Right
Right
1949-05-16
6-03
190
Right
Right
1951-03-27
6-03
225
Right
Right
1962-09-27
6-06
225
Right
Right
1957-12-04
6-04
195
Left
Left
1957-07-30
6-03
210
Right
Right
1956-11-12
6-02
195
Right
Right
1960-04-15
6-01
190
Right
Right
1957-03-14
5-10
155
Right
Both
1945-12-06
6-00
185
Left
Left
1949-12-14
5-10
185
Right
Right
1948-02-15
6-03
210
Right
Right
1958-05-19
6-00
185
Right
Right
1950-08-09
6-02
220
Right
Right
1960-07-28
6-02
170
Right
Both
1958-04-25
5-07
165
Right
Left
1956-01-10
6-02
180
Right
Right
1959-09-18
6-01
185
Right
Right
1953-02-11
6-03
175
Left
Left
1956-09-17
6-03
215
Right
Right
1960-03-07
6-02
210
Left
Left
1957-07-31
6-02
190
Right
Left
1957-05-28
6-01
205
Left
Left
1960-09-16
6-01
175
Right
Left
1945-11-20
5-10
175
Right
Right
1949-02-18
6-00
200
Right
Right
1954-05-02
6-02
205
Right
Right
1948-07-04
6-03
195
Left
Left
1955-12-07
6-02
190
Right
Right
1953-07-20
5-09
160
Right
Right
1956-05-30
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The 1983 Chicago Cubs played 162 games during the regular season, won 71 games, lost 91 games, and finished in fifth position. They played their home games at Wrigley Field (Park Factors: 105/105) where 1,479,717 fans witnessed their 1983 Cubs finish the season with a .438 winning percentage.

Baseball Almanac is pleased to present a unique set of rosters not easily found on the Internet. Included, where data is available, is a 1983 Chicago Cubs Opening Day starters list, a 1983 Chicago Cubs salary list, a 1983 Chicago Cubs uniform number breakdown and a 1983 Chicago Cubs primary starters list:

1983 Chicago Cubs
Salaries

Ron Cey $1,450,000.00
Larry Bowa $500,000.00
Bill Campbell $325,000.00
Leon Durham $300,000.00
Rick Reuschel $250,000.00
Willie Hernandez $225,000.00
Ryne Sandberg $125,000.00
Joe Carter $35,000.00
Fritzie Connally $35,000.00
Jody Davis $35,000.00
Mike Diaz $35,000.00
Tom Grant $35,000.00
Mel Hall $35,000.00
Bill Johnson $35,000.00
Steve Lake $35,000.00
Craig Lefferts $35,000.00
Carmelo Martinez $35,000.00
Dave Owen $35,000.00
Reggie Patterson $35,000.00
Dan Rohn $35,000.00
Don Schulze $35,000.00

Did you know that a 1983 Chicago Cubs Schedule is available and it includes dates of every game played, scores of every game played, a cumulative record, and many hard to find splits (Monthly Splits, Team vs Team Splits & Score Related Splits)?

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