1984 Montreal Expos season
|1984 Montreal Expos|
|Pete Rose's only season in Montreal|
|Major League affiliations|
|Manager(s)||Bill Virdon and Jim Fanning|
|Local television||CBC Television
(Dave Van Horne, Duke Snider)
Télévision de Radio-Canada
(Jean-Pierre Roy, Raymond Lebrun)
|Local radio||CFCF (English)
(Dave Van Horne, Duke Snider, Tommy Hutton, Ron Reusch)
(Jacques Doucet, Rodger Brulotte)
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The Expos recorded 78 wins during the 1984 season and finished in fifth place in the National League East. A managerial change occurred as Bill Virdon was replaced by Jim Fanning. The highlight of the Expos season was the acquisition of Pete Rose. After being benched in the 1983 World Series, Rose left the Phillies and signed a one-year contract with the Montreal Expos.
- 1 Offseason
- 2 Regular season
- 3 Player stats
- 4 Award winners
- 5 Farm system
- 6 Notes
- 7 References
- 8 External links
- October 7, 1983: Woodie Fryman was released by the Expos.
- October 31, 1983: Tim Barrett was signed as an amateur free agent by the Expos.
- December 7, 1983: Scott Sanderson was traded by the Expos to the Chicago Cubs, and Al Newman was traded by the Expos to the San Diego Padres as part of a 3-team trade. The Padres sent Gary Lucas to the Montreal Expos. The Cubs sent Carmelo Martínez, Craig Lefferts, and Fritzie Connally to the Padres.
- December 7, 1983: Ray Burris was traded by the Expos to the Oakland Athletics for Rusty McNealy and cash.
- December 19, 1983: Dan Schatzeder was signed as a free agent by the Expos.
- December 23, 1983: Sal Butera was signed as a free agent by the Expos.
- January 20, 1984: Pete Rose was signed as a free agent by the Expos.
- February 27, 1984: Al Oliver was traded by the Expos to the San Francisco Giants for Max Venable, Fred Breining, and a player to be named later. The Giants completed the trade by sending Andy McGaffigan to the Expos on March 31.
- April 13, 1984: Pete Rose doubled off of his former teammate, Phillies pitcher Jerry Koosman, for his 4,000th career hit. Rose would join Ty Cobb as only the second player to enter the 4000 hit club. The hit came 21 years to the day after Rose's first career hit. Rose was eventually traded to the Reds for infielder Tom Lawless on August 15. While with the Expos, Rose had 72 hits and batted .259.
Opening Day starters
- Gary Carter
- Andre Dawson
- Charlie Lea
- Bryan Little
- Tim Raines
- Bobby Ramos
- Pete Rose
- Ángel Salazar
- Tim Wallach
|New York Mets||90||72||.556||6.5|
|St. Louis Cardinals||84||78||.519||12.5|
- June 4, 1984: Anthony Young was drafted by the Expos in the 10th round of the 1984 Major League Baseball Draft, but did not sign.
- July 20, 1984: Al Newman was traded by the San Diego Padres to the Montreal Expos for Greg Harris.
- August 16, 1984: Pete Rose was traded by the Expos to the Cincinnati Reds for Tom Lawless.
|1984 Montreal Expos|
Starters by position
Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in
|C||Carter, GaryGary Carter||159||596||175||.294||27||106|
|1B||Francona, TerryTerry Francona||58||214||74||.346||1||18|
|3B||Wallach, TimTim Wallach||160||582||143||.246||18||72|
|CF||Raines, TimTim Raines||160||622||192||.309||8||60|
Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in
|Rose, PetePete Rose||95||278||72||.259||0||23|
|Little, BryanBryan Little||85||266||65||.244||0||9|
|Venable, MaxMax Venable||38||71||17||.239||2||7|
|Johnson, RoyRoy Johnson||16||33||5||.152||1||2|
|Fuentes, MikeMike Fuentes||3||4||1||.250||0||0|
|Butera, SalSal Butera||3||3||0||.000||0||0|
Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts
|Palmer, DavidDavid Palmer||20||105.1||7||3||3.84||66|
|Schatzeder, DanDan Schatzeder||36||136||7||7||2.71||89|
Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts
|Lucas, GaryGary Lucas||55||0||3||8||2.72||42|
|Breining, FredFred Breining||4||0||0||0||1.35||5|
- Andre Dawson, Gold Glove Award, Outfield
- Tim Raines, National League Leader, 38 Doubles
- Tim Raines, National League Leader, 75 Stolen Bases
- Gary Carter, Catcher, Starter
- Charlie Lea, Pitcher, Starter
- Tim Raines, Outfield, Reserve
- Tim Wallach, Third Baseman, Reserve
- Woodie Fryman page at Baseball Reference
- Tim Barrett page at Baseball Reference
- Scott Sanderson page at Baseball Reference
- Ray Burris page at Baseball Reference
- Dan Schatzeder page at Baseball Reference
- Sal Butera page at Baseball Reference
- Pete Rose page at Baseball Reference
- Max Venable page at Baseball Reference
- Anthony Young page at Baseball Reference
- Stolen Bases Single Season National League Leaders by Baseball Almanac
- Johnson, Lloyd; Wolff, Miles, eds. (1997). The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball (2nd ed.). Durham, N.C.: Baseball America. ISBN 978-0-9637189-8-3.
- 1984 Montreal Expos team page at Baseball Reference
- 1984 Montreal Expos team page at www.baseball-almanac.com