1984 New York Yankees Season
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1984 New York Yankees Season

1984 New York Yankees
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s)George Steinbrenner
General manager(s)Murray Cook
Manager(s)Yogi Berra
Local televisionWPIX
(Phil Rizzuto, Frank Messer, Bill White, Bobby Murcer)
SportsChannel NY
(Mel Allen and others from WPIX)
Local radioWABC (AM)
(Frank Messer, Phil Rizzuto, Bill White, John Gordon, Bobby Murcer)
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The New York Yankees' 1984 season was the 82nd season for the Yankees. The team finished in third place in the American League Eastern Division with a record of 87-75, finishing 17 games behind the Detroit Tigers. New York was managed by Yogi Berra. The Yankees played at Yankee Stadium.

Offseason

Regular season

Season standings

AL East W L Pct. GB Home Road
Detroit Tigers 104 58 0.642 -- 53-29 51-29
Toronto Blue Jays 89 73 0.549 15 49-32 40-41
New York Yankees 87 75 0.537 17 51-30 36-45
Boston Red Sox 86 76 0.531 18 41-40 45-36
Baltimore Orioles 85 77 0.525 19 44-37 41-40
Cleveland Indians 75 87 0.463 29 41-39 34-48
Milwaukee Brewers 67 94 0.416 36½ 38-43 29-51

Record vs. opponents

1984 American League Records

Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9]

[10] [11] [12] [13] [14]

Team BAL BOS CAL CWS CLE DET KC MIL MIN NYY OAK SEA TEX TOR
Baltimore -- 6-7 8-4 7-5 7-6 7-6 5-7 7-6 5-7 5-8 6-6 9-3 9-3 4-9
Boston 7-6 -- 9-3 7-5 10-3 7-6 3-9 9-4 6-6 7-6 7-5 4-8 5-7 5-8
California 4-8 3-9 -- 8-5 8-4 4-8 6-7 8-4 4-9 8-4 7-6 9-4 5-8 7-5
Chicago 5-7 5-7 5-8 -- 8-4 4-8 5-8 7-5 8-5 7-5 6-7 5-8 5-8 4-8
Cleveland 6-7 3-10 4-8 4-8 -- 4-9 6-6 9-4 7-5 2-11 7-5 8-4 9-3 6-7-1
Detroit 6-7 6-7 8-4 8-4 9-4 -- 7-5 11-2 9-3 7-6 9-3 6-6 10-2 8-5
Kansas City 7-5 9-3 7-6 8-5 6-6 5-7 -- 6-6 6-7 5-7 5-8 9-4 6-7 5-7
Milwaukee 6-7 4-9 4-8 5-7 4-9 2-11 6-6 -- 5-7 6-7 4-8 6-6 5-6 10-3
Minnesota 7-5 6-6 9-4 5-8 5-7 3-9 7-6 7-5 -- 8-4 8-5 7-6 8-5 1-11
New York 8-5 6-7 4-8 5-7 11-2 6-7 7-5 7-6 4-8 -- 8-4 7-5 6-6 8-5
Oakland 6-6 5-7 6-7 7-6 5-7 3-9 8-5 8-4 5-8 4-8 -- 8-5 8-5 4-8
Seattle 3-9 8-4 4-9 8-5 4-8 6-6 4-9 6-6 6-7 5-7 5-8 -- 10-3 5-7
Texas 3-9 7-5 8-5 8-5 3-9 2-10 7-6 6-5 5-8 6-6 5-8 3-10 -- 6-6
Toronto 9-4 8-5 5-7 8-4 7-6-1 5-8 7-5 3-10 11-1 5-8 8-4 7-5 6-6 --


Notable transactions

Roster

Player stats

Batting

Starters by position

Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
1B Don Mattingly 153 603 207 .343 23 110
SS Bobby Meacham 99 360 91 .253 2 25
RF Dave Winfield 141 567 193 .340 19 120

Other batters

Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Toby Harrah 88 253 55 .217 1 26

Pitching

Starting pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Dennis Rasmussen 24 147.2 9 6 4.57 110
Marty Bystrom 7 39.1 2 2 2.97 24

Other pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Relief pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Mike Armstrong 36 3 2 1 3.48 43
Curt Brown 13 1 1 0 2.70 10

Awards and honors

All-Star Game

League leaders

  • Don Mattingly - American League batting champion (.343)
  • Don Mattingly - American League leader, hits (207)

Farm system

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Fort Lauderdale[11]

Notes

  1. ^ Rowland Office page at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ "Amalio Carreno Statistics and History". Baseball Reference. Retrieved 2010.
  3. ^ Steve Balboni page at Baseball Reference
  4. ^ Curt Brown page at Baseball Reference
  5. ^ a b Tim Belcher page at Baseball Reference
  6. ^ Otis Nixon page at Baseball Reference
  7. ^ Graig Nettles page at Baseball Reference
  8. ^ "In return, Bobby Meacham safe at home". Daily News. New York. February 24, 2008.
  9. ^ Oscar Gamble page at Baseball Reference
  10. ^ Doug Drabek page at Baseball Reference
  11. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 2nd and 3rd editions. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 1997 and 2007

References


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