1984 New York Yankees season

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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[edit]

Regular season[edit]

  • Dave Winfield was the runner up to Don Mattingly for the American League batting title.

Season standings[edit]

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[edit]

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[edit]

Roster[edit]

1984 New York Yankees
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

Manager

Coaches

Player stats[edit]

Batting[edit]

Starters by position[edit]

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
C Butch Wynegar 129 442 118 .267 6 45
1B Don Mattingly 153 603 207 .343 23 110
2B Willie Randolph 142 564 162 .287 2 31
SS Bobby Meacham 99 360 91 .253 2 25
3B Toby Harrah 88 253 55 .217 1 26
LF Steve Kemp 94 313 91 .291 7 41
CF Omar Moreno 117 355 92 .259 4 38
RF Dave Winfield 141 567 193 .340 19 100
DH Don Baylor 134 493 129 .262 27 89

Other batters[edit]

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
Ken Griffey Sr. 120 399 109 .273 7 56
Roy Smalley III 67 209 50 .239 7 26
Mike Pagliarulo 67 201 48 .239 7 34
Tim Foli 61 163 41 .252 0 16
Andre Robertson 52 140 30 .214 0 6
Brian Dayett 64 127 31 .244 4 23
Oscar Gamble 54 125 23 .184 10 27
Rick Cerone 38 120 25 .208 2 13
Lou Piniella 29 86 26 .302 1 6
Victor Mata 30 70 23 .329 1 6
Mike O'Berry 13 32 8 .250 0 5
Scott Bradley 9 21 6 .286 0 2
Rex Hudler 9 7 1 .143 0 0
Stan Javier 7 7 1 .143 0 0
Keith Smith 2 4 0 .000 0 0

Pitching[edit]

Starting pitchers[edit]

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

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Phil Niekro 32 215.2 16 8 3.09 136
Ron Guidry 29 195.2 10 11 4.51 127
Ray Fontenot 35 169.1 8 9 3.61 85
Dennis Rasmussen 24 147.2 9 6 4.57 110
Joe Cowley 16 83.1 9 2 3.56 71
John Montefusco 11 55.1 5 3 3.58 23
Shane Rawley 11 42 2 3 6.21 24
Marty Bystrom 7 39.1 2 2 2.97 24
Jim Deshaies 2 7 0 1 11.57 5

Other pitchers[edit]

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

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Bob Shirley 41 114.1 3 3 3.38 48
José Rijo 24 62.1 2 8 4.76 47

Relief pitchers[edit]

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

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Dave Righetti 64 5 6 31 2.34 90
Jay Howell 61 9 4 7 2.69 109
Mike Armstrong 36 3 2 1 3.48 43
Clay Christiansen 24 2 4 2 6.05 27
Dale Murray 19 1 2 0 4.94 13
Curt Brown 13 1 1 0 2.70 10

Awards and honors[edit]

All-Star Game

League leaders[edit]

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

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Columbus Clippers International League Stump Merrill
AA Nashville Sounds Southern League Jim Marshall
A Fort Lauderdale Yankees Florida State League Barry Foote
A Greensboro Hornets South Atlantic League Carlos Tosca
A-Short Season Oneonta Yankees New York–Penn League Bill Livesey
Rookie GCL Yankees Gulf Coast League Jack Gillis

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Fort Lauderdale[10]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Rowland Office page at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ "Amalio Carreno Statistics and History". Baseball Reference. Retrieved June 21, 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. ^ Oscar Gamble page at Baseball Reference
  9. ^ Doug Drabek page at Baseball Reference
  10. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 2nd and 3rd editions. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 1997 and 2007

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