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The Transactions for the 1983 Atlanta Braves

The Transactions for the 1983 Atlanta Braves

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January 5, 1983

Tom Hausman released.

January 11, 1983

Amateur Free-Agent Draft

7th round Chris Cron (did not sign)
8th round Tom Prince (did not sign)
1st round (19th pick) secondary phase Rob Nelson (did not sign)

January 20, 1983

Jose Cano signed as a free agent.

June 6, 1983

Amateur Free-Agent Draft

3rd round Marty Clary
4th round Ron Gant
8th round Steve Ziem
9th round Jay Buhner (did not sign)
11th round Kevin Coffman
23rd round Jim Hunter (did not sign)
27th round Mark Lemke
4th round secondary phase Tom Prince (did not sign)

June 15, 1983

Purchased Mike Jorgensen from New York Mets.

July 10, 1983

Paul Assenmacher signed as a non-drafted free agent.

August 28, 1983

Traded $150000 and 3 players to be named later to Cleveland Indians in exchange for
Len Barker; Cleveland Indians received Rick Behenna (September 2, 1983) and Brett
Butler and Brook Jacoby (October 21, 1983).

October 4, 1983

Tommy Boggs released.

October 7, 1983

Phil Niekro released.

October 20, 1983

Granted Free Agency

Joe Cowley
Ken Smith

October 26, 1983

Steve Shields signed as a free agent.

December 5, 1983

Major League Draft

Lost Tom Waddell to Cleveland Indians.
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