1984 New York Yankees season

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1984 New York Yankees
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) George Steinbrenner
Manager(s) Yogi Berra
Local television

WPIX

(Phil Rizzuto, Frank Messer, Bill White, Bobby Murcer)
SportsChannel NY
(Mel Allen and others from WPIX)
Local radio WABC (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]

Season standings[edit]

Team Wins Losses Win % GB
Detroit Tigers 104 58 .642 0
Toronto Blue Jays 89 73 .549 15.0
New York Yankees 87 75 .537 17.0
Boston Red Sox 86 76 .531 18.0
Baltimore Orioles 85 77 .525 19.0
Cleveland Indians 75 87 .463 29.0
Milwaukee Brewers 67 94 .416 36.5


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
1B Mattingly, DonDon Mattingly 153 603 207 .343 23 110
SS Meacham, BobbyBobby Meacham 99 360 91 .253 2 25
RF Winfield, DaveDave Winfield 141 567 193 .340 19 120

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
Harrah, TobyToby Harrah 88 253 55 .217 1 26

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
Rasmussen, DennisDennis Rasmussen 24 147.2 9 6 4.57 110
Bystrom, MartyMarty Bystrom 7 39.1 2 2 2.97 24

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

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
Armstrong, MikeMike Armstrong 36 3 2 1 3.48 43
Brown, CurtCurt 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
Short-Season A Oneonta Yankees New York-Penn League Bill Livesey
Rookie GCL Yankees Gulf Coast League Jack Gillis

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Fort Lauderdale[11]

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. ^ "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, N.C.: Baseball America, 1997 and 2007

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