1984 Major League Baseball season

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1984 MLB season
League Major League Baseball
Sport Baseball
Duration April 2 – October 14, 1984
Draft
Top draft pick Shawn Abner
Picked by New York Mets
Regular season
Season MVP NL: Ryne Sandberg (CHC)
AL: Willie Hernández (DET)
League postseason
AL champions Detroit Tigers
  AL runners-up Kansas City Royals
NL champions San Diego Padres
  NL runners-up Chicago Cubs
World Series
Champions Detroit Tigers
  Runners-up San Diego Padres
Finals MVP Alan Trammell (DET)
MLB seasons

The 1984 Major League Baseball season started with a 9-game winning streak by eventual World Series champions Detroit Tigers who started the season 35 wins and 5 losses and never relinquished the first place lead.

Awards and honors[edit]

Statistical leaders[edit]

Statistic American League National League
AVG Don Mattingly NYY .343 Tony Gwynn SD .351
HR Tony Armas BOS 43 Dale Murphy ATL
Mike Schmidt PHI
36
RBI Tony Armas BOS 123 Gary Carter MTL
Mike Schmidt PHI
106
Wins Mike Boddicker BAL 20 Joaquín Andújar STL 20
ERA Mike Boddicker BAL 2.79 Alejandro Peña LA 2.48
SO Mark Langston SEA 204 Dwight Gooden NYM 276
SV Dan Quisenberry KC 44 Bruce Sutter STL 45
SB Rickey Henderson OAK 66 Tim Raines MTL 75

Major league baseball final standings[edit]

Postseason[edit]

  League Championship Series
ABC
World Series
NBC
                 
East Detroit 3  
West Kansas City 0  
    AL Detroit 4
  NL San Diego 1
East Chicago (N.L.) 2
West San Diego 3  

All-Star game[edit]

Events[edit]

  • September 30: Mike Witt of the California Angels threw a perfect game against the Texas Rangers. He finished with 94 pitches and ten strikeouts.

Movies[edit]

Deaths[edit]

External links[edit]