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FROM THE BASEBALL CHRONOLOGY
»September 8, 1981:
Citing his "lack of communication" with the players, the Expos fire manager Dick Williams and replace him with Jim Fanning, who has been an executive with the club since it joined the National League in 1969.
»October 3, 1982:
Expos manager Jim Fanning resigns following the club's season-ending 6–1 win over the Pirates and will return to the club's front office. His 102-87 record as manager is the best in club history.