December 21, 1982

Steve Garvey



Career statistics | Baseball-Reference.com
In the show | Dodgers (1969-82), Padres (83-87)

How he was acquired | Garvey signed a five-year, $6.6 million contract with the Padres on Dec. 21, 1982.
How he was lost | Garvey retired on Jan. 13, 1988.

Players most similar to | Gil Hodges, Cecil Cooper
Career year (1974) 21 home runs, 111 RBIs, .312 batting average, .342 on-base percentage, .469 slugging percentage, 200 hits.

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• NL MVP award (1974)
• Top 10 in MVP voting five times (1974, 76-78, 80)
• Four Gold Glove awards (1974-77)
• 10-time All-Star (1974-81, 84-85)
• Two-time All-Star Game MVP (1974, 78)
• Two-time NLCS Game MVP (1978, 84)
• NL record for consecutive games played (1,207)

League Leader
• Hits (1978, 80)
• Games played (1977-78, 80-82, 85)