1984 Kansas City Royals season

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1984 Kansas City Royals
1984 AL West Champions
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Ewing Kauffman
Manager(s) Dick Howser
Local television WDAF-TV
(Denny Matthews, Denny Trease, Fred White)
Sports Time
(Phil Stone, Dwayne Mosley)
Local radio WIBW (AM)
(Denny Matthews, Fred White)
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The 1984 Kansas City Royals season was a season in American baseball. It involved the Royals finishing 1st in the American League West with a record of 84 wins and 78 losses.

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

Team Wins Losses Win % GB
Kansas City Royals   84 78 .519    --
California Angels   81 81 .500   3.0
Minnesota Twins   81 81 .500   3.0
Oakland Athletics   77 85 .475   7.0
Chicago White Sox   74 88 .457 10.0
Seattle Mariners   74 88 .457 10.0
Texas Rangers   69 92 .429 14.5

Notable transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

1984 Kansas City Royals roster
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
1B Steve Balboni 126 438 107 .244 28 77

Other batters[edit]

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Dave Leeper 4 6 0 .000 0 0

Pitching[edit]

Starting pitchers[edit]

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Bud Black 35 257 17 12 3.12 140

Other pitchers[edit]

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Relief pitchers[edit]

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Mark Huismann 13 2 1 0 5.58 20

ALCS[edit]

Game 1[edit]

October 2, Royals Stadium

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Detroit 2 0 0 1 1 0 1 2 1 8 14 0
Kansas City 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 5 1
W: Jack Morris (1-0)  L: Bud Black (0-1)  
HRs: DETLarry Herndon (1)  Alan Trammell (1)  Lance Parrish (1)

Game 2[edit]

October 3, Royals Stadium

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 R H E
Detroit 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 5 8 1
Kansas City 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 3 10 3
W: Aurelio López (1-0)  L: Dan Quisenberry (0-1)  
HRs: DETKirk Gibson (1)

Game 3[edit]

October 5, Tiger Stadium

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Kansas City 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3
Detroit 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 X 1 3 0
W: Milt Wilcox (1-0)  L: Charlie Leibrandt (0-1)  S:Willie Hernández (1)
HRs: None

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Omaha Royals American Association Gene Lamont
AA Memphis Chicks Southern League Rick Mathews
A Fort Myers Royals Florida State League Tommy Jones
A Charleston Royals South Atlantic League Duane Gustavson
Short-Season A Eugene Emeralds Northwest League Dave Roberts

Notes[edit]

References[edit]

  • Johnson, Lloyd; Wolff, Miles, eds. (1997). The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball (2nd ed.). Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America. ISBN 978-0-9637189-8-3. 

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