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1984 Major League Baseball season

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Sport  Baseball
AL runners-up  Kansas City Royals
NL runners-up  Chicago Cubs
Start date  1984
AL champions  Detroit Tigers
NL champions  San Diego Padres
Champion  Detroit Tigers
Finals champion  Detroit Tigers
Duration  April 2, 1984 – October 14, 1984
Season MVPs  Ryne Sandberg, Willie Hernández
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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.

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Awards and honors

  • Most Valuable Player
  • Willie Hernández, Detroit Tigers, LHP (AL)
  • Ryne Sandberg, Chicago Cubs, 2B (NL)
  • Cy Young Award
  • Willie Hernández, Detroit Tigers (AL)
  • Rick Sutcliffe, Chicago Cubs (NL)
  • Rookie of the Year
  • Alvin Davis, Seattle Mariners, 1B (AL)
  • Dwight Gooden, New York Mets, LHP (NL)
  • Manager of the Year Award
  • Sparky Anderson, Detroit Tigers (AL)
  • Jim Frey, Chicago Cubs (NL)
  • Postseason

  • World Series: Detroit Tigers over San Diego Padres (4–1); Alan Trammell, MVP
  • American League Championship Series MVP: Kirk Gibson
  • National League Championship Series MVP: Steve Garvey
  • All-Star game

  • All-Star Game, July 10 at Candlestick Park: National League, 3–1; Gary Carter, MVP
  • Events

  • 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

  • The Natural
  • Deaths

  • March 18: Charlie Lau
  • March 20: Stan Coveleski
  • August 14: Lynn McGlothen
  • August 25: Waite Hoyt
  • September 7: Joe Cronin
  • October 1: Walter Alston
  • October 26: Gus Mancuso
  • November 25: Ival Goodman
  • References

    1984 Major League Baseball season Wikipedia


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