1984 California Angels season

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1984 California Angels
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Gene Autry
General manager(s) Buzzie Bavasi, Mike Port
Manager(s) John McNamara
Local television KTLA
(Geoff Witcher, Joe Buttitta)
ONTV
Local radio KMPC
(Ron Fairly, Bob Starr, Al Conin)
KLVE
(Cookie Rojas, Ulpiano Cos Villa)
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The California Angels 1984 season involved the Angels finishing 2nd in the American League west with a record of 81 wins and 81 losses.

Offseason[edit]

  • November 22, 1983: Rod Carew was signed as a Free Agent with the California Angels.[1]
  • December 19, 1983: Curt Brown was traded by the Angels to the New York Yankees for Mike Browning (minors).[2]
  • February 6, 1984: Rob Picciolo was signed as a Free Agent with the California Angels.[3]

Regular season[edit]

  • September 17, 1984: In a game against the Kansas City Royals, Reggie Jackson hit the 500th home run of his career.[4] It was the 17th anniversary of the day he hit his first home run. Jackson hit his 500th, at Anaheim Stadium off Bud Black of the Royals.
  • September 30, 1984: Mike Witt throws a perfect game against the Texas Rangers, recording the only perfect game in franchise history.

Season standings[edit]

AL West W L Pct. GB Home Road
Kansas City Royals 84 78 0.519 44–37 40–41
California Angels 81 81 0.500 3 37–44 44–37
Minnesota Twins 81 81 0.500 3 47–34 34–47
Oakland Athletics 77 85 0.475 7 44–37 33–48
Chicago White Sox 74 88 0.457 10 43–38 31–50
Seattle Mariners 74 88 0.457 10 42–39 32–49
Texas Rangers 69 92 0.429 14½ 34–46 35–46


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


Transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

1984 California Angels
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
DH Reggie Jackson 143 525 117 .223 25 81

Other batters[edit]

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Juan Beníquez 110 354 119 .336 8 39
Daryl Sconiers 57 160 39 .244 4 17

Pitching[edit]

Starting pitchers[edit]

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Steve Brown 3 11 0 1 9.00 5

Other pitchers[edit]

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Relief pitchers[edit]

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Luis Sánchez 49 9 7 11 3.33 62
Dave Smith 1 0 0 0 18.00 0

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Edmonton Trappers Pacific Coast League Moose Stubing
AA Waterbury Angels Eastern League Winston Llenas
A Redwood Pioneers California League Tom Kotchman
A Peoria Suns Midwest League Joe Maddon
A-Short Season Salem Angels Northwest League Larry Patterson

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Edmonton

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. 

External links[edit]

Preceded by
1983
California Angels seasons
1983
Succeeded by
1985