1984 Major League Baseball season

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1984 MLB season
LeagueMajor League Baseball
DurationApril 2 – October 14, 1984
Top draft pickShawn Abner
Picked byNew York Mets
Regular season
Season MVPNL: Ryne Sandberg (CHC)
AL: Willie Hernández (DET)
League postseason
AL championsDetroit Tigers
  AL runners-upKansas City Royals
NL championsSan Diego Padres
  NL runners-upChicago Cubs
World Series
ChampionsDetroit Tigers
  Runners-upSan Diego Padres
Finals MVPAlan 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
RBI Tony Armas BOS 123 Gary Carter MTL
Mike Schmidt PHI
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]


  League Championship Series
World Series
East Detroit 3  
West Kansas City 0  
    AL Detroit 4
  NL San Diego 1
East Chicago Cubs 2
West San Diego 3  

All-Star game[edit]

Television coverage[edit]

Network Day of week Announcers
ABC Monday nights
Sunday afternoons
Al Michaels, Jim Palmer, Howard Cosell, Don Drysdale, Tim McCarver, Earl Weaver, Reggie Jackson
NBC Saturday afternoons Vin Scully, Joe Garagiola, Bob Costas, Tony Kubek


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



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