Kalpana Kalpana

1984 New York Yankees season

Updated on
Share on FacebookTweet on TwitterShare on LinkedIn
Start date  1984
General manager  Murray Cook
Local televisions  WPIX, MSG Plus
Manager  Yogi Berra
Owner  George Steinbrenner
1984 New York Yankees season wwwtradingcarddbcomImagesCardsBaseball98344
Local radio  WABC (AM) (Frank Messer, Phil Rizzuto, Bill White, John Gordon, Bobby Murcer)
Similar  1983 New York Yankees, 1982 New York Yankees, 1975 New York Yankees, 1972 New York Yankees, 1922 New York Yankees

The New York Yankees' 1984 season was the 82nd season for the Yankees. The team finished in third place in the American League Eastern Division with a record of 87-75, finishing 17 games behind the Detroit Tigers. New York was managed by Yogi Berra. The Yankees played at Yankee Stadium.

Contents

Offseason

  • November 9, 1983: Rowland Office was released by the Yankees.
  • November 22, 1983: Amalio Carreno was signed by the New York Yankees as an amateur free agent.
  • December 8, 1983: Steve Balboni and Roger Erickson were traded by the Yankees to the Kansas City Royals for Mike Armstrong and Duane Dewey (minors).
  • December 19, 1983: Mike Browning (minors) was traded by the Yankees to the California Angels for Curt Brown.
  • January 17, 1984: Tim Belcher was drafted by the Yankees in the 1st round (1st pick) of the 1984 Major League Baseball Draft (Secondary Phase). Player signed February 2, 1984.
  • February 5, 1984: Otis Nixon, George Frazier and a player to be named later were traded by the Yankees to the Cleveland Indians for Toby Harrah and a player to be named later. On February 8, the deal was completed, as the Indians sent Rick Browne (minors) to the Yankees, and the Yankees sent Guy Elston (minors) to the Indians.
  • February 8, 1984: Tim Belcher was chosen from the Yankees by the Oakland Athletics from the Yankees as a free agent compensation pick.
  • March 30, 1984: Graig Nettles was traded by the Yankees to the San Diego Padres for Dennis Rasmussen and a player to be named later. The Padres completed the deal by sending Darin Cloninger (minors) to the Yankees on April 26.
  • Regular season

  • August 2, 1985: Bobby Meacham and Dale Berra of the Yankees were both tagged out at home on the same play by Chicago White Sox catcher Carlton Fisk.
  • Dave Winfield was the runner up to Don Mattingly for the American League batting title.
  • Notable transactions

  • April 17, 1984: Oscar Gamble was signed as a free agent by the Yankees.
  • July 18, 1984: Roy Smalley was traded by the Yankees to the Chicago White Sox for players to be named later. The White Sox completed the deal by sending Doug Drabek and Kevin Hickey to the Yankees on August 13.
  • Starters by position

    Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

    Other batters

    Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

    Starting pitchers

    Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

    Other pitchers

    Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

    Relief pitchers

    Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

    Awards and honors

  • Ron Guidry, Pitcher, Gold Glove
  • Ron Guidry, Roberto Clemente Award
  • Dave Winfield, Outfield, Silver Slugger Award
  • Dave Winfield, Outfield, Gold Glove
  • All-Star Game

  • Don Mattingly
  • Dave Winfield
  • Phil Niekro
  • League leaders

  • Don Mattingly – American League batting champion (.343)
  • Don Mattingly – American League leader, hits (207)
  • Farm system

    LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Fort Lauderdale

    References

    1984 New York Yankees season Wikipedia


    Similar Topics
    Adrian Bakalli
    Sterling Marlin
    Derrick Etienne
    Topics