1984 Toronto Blue Jays season

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

1984 Toronto Blue Jays
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record89–73 (.549)
Divisional place2nd
Other information
Owner(s)Labatt Breweries,
Imperial Trust,
Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce
General manager(s)Pat Gillick
Manager(s)Bobby Cox
Local televisionCFTO-TV
(Don Chevrier, Tony Kubek, Fergie Olver)
Local radioCJCL (AM)
(Jerry Howarth, Tom Cheek)
< Previous season     Next season >

The 1984 Toronto Blue Jays season was the franchise's eighth season of Major League Baseball. It resulted in the Blue Jays finishing second in the American League East with a record of 89 wins and 73 losses.

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Opening Day starters[edit]

Season standings[edit]

AL East W L Pct. GB Home Road
Detroit Tigers 104 58 0.642 53–29 51–29
Toronto Blue Jays 89 73 0.549 15 49–32 40–41
New York Yankees 87 75 0.537 17 51–30 36–45
Boston Red Sox 86 76 0.531 18 41–40 45–36
Baltimore Orioles 85 77 0.525 19 44–37 41–40
Cleveland Indians 75 87 0.463 29 41–39 34–48
Milwaukee Brewers 67 94 0.416 36½ 38–43 29–51

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


Notable transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

1984 Toronto Blue Jays
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

Manager

Coaches

Game log[edit]

1984 Game Log

Player stats[edit]

Batting[edit]

Starters by position[edit]

Note: Pos = position; G = Games played; AB = At bats; R = Runs scored; H = Hits; 2B = Doubles; 3B = Triples; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in; SB = Stolen bases

Pos Player G AB R H 2B 3B Avg. HR RBI SB
C Ernie Whitt 124 315 35 75 12 1 .238 15 46 0
1B Willie Upshaw 152 569 79 158 31 9 .278 19 84 10
2B Dámaso García 152 633 79 180 32 5 .284 5 46 46
3B Rance Mulliniks 125 343 41 111 21 5 .324 3 42 2
SS Alfredo Griffin 140 419 53 101 8 2 .241 4 30 11
LF Dave Collins 128 441 59 136 24 15 .308 2 44 60
CF Lloyd Moseby 158 592 97 166 28 15 .280 18 92 39
RF George Bell 159 606 85 177 39 4 .292 26 87 11
DH Cliff Johnson 127 359 51 109 23 1 .304 16 61 0

Other batters[edit]

Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; R = Runs scored; H = Hits; 2B = Doubles; 3B = Triples; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in; SB = Stolen bases

Player G AB R H 2B 3B Avg. HR RBI SB
Jesse Barfield 110 320 51 91 14 1 .284 14 49 8
Garth Iorg 121 247 24 56 10 3 .227 1 25 1
Willie Aikens 93 234 21 48 7 0 .205 11 26 0
Tony Fernández 88 233 29 63 5 3 .270 3 19 5
Buck Martinez 102 232 24 51 13 1 .220 5 37 0
Rick Leach 65 88 11 23 6 2 .261 0 7 0
Mitch Webster 26 22 9 5 2 1 .227 0 4 0
Kelly Gruber 15 16 1 1 0 0 .063 1 2 0
Fred Manrique 10 9 0 3 0 0 .333 0 1 0
Ron Shepherd 12 4 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0 0
Geno Petralli 3 3 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0 0
Toby Hernández 3 2 1 1 0 0 .500 0 0 0

Pitching[edit]

Starting pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; GS = Games started; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; R = Runs allowed; ER = Earned runs allowed; BB = Walks allowed; K = Strikeouts

Player G GS IP W L ERA R ER BB K
Doyle Alexander 36 35 261.2 17 6 3.13 99 91 59 139
Dave Stieb 35 35 267 16 8 2.83 87 84 88 198
Luis Leal 35 35 222.1 13 8 3.89 106 96 77 134
Jim Clancy 36 36 219.2 13 15 5.12 132 125 88 118

Other pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; GS = Games started; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; R = Runs allowed; ER = Earned runs allowed; BB = Walks allowed; K = Strikeouts

Player G GS IP W L SV ERA R ER BB K
Jim Gott 35 12 109.2 7 6 2 4.02 54 49 49 73
Bryan Clark 20 3 45.2 1 2 0 5.91 33 30 22 21

Relief pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; R = Runs allowed; ER = Earned runs allowed; BB = Walks allowed; K = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L SV ERA R ER BB K
Jimmy Key 63 62 4 5 10 4.65 37 32 32 44
Dennis Lamp 56 85 8 8 9 4.55 53 43 38 45
Roy Lee Jackson 54 86 7 8 10 3.56 40 34 31 58
Jim Acker 32 72 3 5 1 4.38 39 35 25 33
Ron Musselman 11 21.1 0 2 1 2.11 7 5 10 9
Joey McLaughlin 6 10.2 0 0 0 2.53 6 3 7 3
Rick Leach 1 1 0 0 0 27.00 3 3 2 0

Award winners[edit]

All-Star Game

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Syracuse Chiefs International League Jim Beauchamp
AA Knoxville Blue Jays Southern League John McLaren
A Kinston Blue Jays Carolina League Doug Ault
A Florence Blue Jays South Atlantic League Dennis Holmberg
Rookie GCL Blue Jays Gulf Coast League Ramón Webster
Rookie Medicine Hat Blue Jays Pioneer League Duane Larson

[10]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Sil Campusano at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ Kelly Gruber at Baseball Reference
  3. ^ Dennis Lamp at Baseball Reference
  4. ^ Great Baseball Feats, Facts and Figures, 2008 Edition, p.232, David Nemec and Scott Flatow, A Signet Book, Penguin Group, New York, ISBN 978-0-451-22363-0
  5. ^ Rick Leach at Baseball Reference
  6. ^ Geno Petralli at Baseball Reference
  7. ^ "Rob Ducey: Career Statistics". Baseball Reference. Retrieved February 16, 2018.
  8. ^ Dane Johnson at Baseball Reference
  9. ^ Blue Jays All-Stars | bluejays.com: History
  10. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 2nd and 3rd editions. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 1997 and 2007

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Preceded by
1983 Toronto Blue Jays season
1984 Toronto Blue Jays Season
1984
Succeeded by
1985 Toronto Blue Jays season