1984 California Angels season

1984 California Angels
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Gene Autry
General manager(s) Buzzie Bavasi, Mike Port
Manager(s) John McNamara
Local television KTLA
(Geoff Witcher, Joe Buttitta)
ONTV
Local radio KMPC
(Ron Fairly, Bob Starr, Al Conin)
KLVE
(Cookie Rojas, Ulpiano Cos Villa)
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The California Angels 1984 season involved the Angels finishing 2nd in the American League west with a record of 81 wins and 81 losses.

Offseason

  • November 22, 1983: Rod Carew was signed as a Free Agent with the California Angels.[1]
  • December 19, 1983: Curt Brown was traded by the Angels to the New York Yankees for Mike Browning (minors).[2]
  • February 6, 1984: Rob Picciolo was signed as a Free Agent with the California Angels.[3]

Regular season

  • September 17, 1984: In a game against the Kansas City Royals, Reggie Jackson hit the 500th home run of his career.[4] It was the 17th anniversary of the day he hit his first home run. Jackson hit his 500th, at Anaheim Stadium off Bud Black of the Royals.
  • September 30, 1984: Mike Witt throws a perfect game against the Texas Rangers, recording the only perfect game in franchise history.

Season standings

AL West W L Pct. GB Home Road
Kansas City Royals 8478 0.519 44–37 40–41
California Angels 8181 0.500 3 37–44 44–37
Minnesota Twins 8181 0.500 3 47–34 34–47
Oakland Athletics 7785 0.475 7 44–37 33–48
Chicago White Sox 7488 0.457 10 43–38 31–50
Seattle Mariners 7488 0.457 10 42–39 32–49
Texas Rangers 6992 0.429 14½ 34–46 35–46

Record vs. opponents

1984 American League Records

Sources:

Team BAL BOS CAL CWS CLE DET KC MIL MIN NYY OAK SEA TEX TOR
Baltimore 6–78–47–57–67–65–77–65–75–86–69–39–34–9
Boston 7–69–37–510–37–63–99–46–67–67–54–85–75–8
California 4–83–98–58–44–86–78–44–98–47–69–45–87–5
Chicago 5–75–75–88–44–85–87–58–57–56–75–85–84–8
Cleveland 6–73–104–84–84–96–69–47–52–117–58–49–36–7–1
Detroit 6–76–78–48–49–47–511–29–37–69–36–610–28–5
Kansas City 7–59–37–68–56–65–76–66–75–75–89–46–75–7
Milwaukee 6–74–94–85–74–92–116–65–76–74–86–65–610–3
Minnesota 7–56–69–45–85–73–97–67–58–48–57–68–51–11
New York 8–56–74–85–711–26–77–57–64–88–47–56–68–5
Oakland 6–65–76–77–65–73–98–58–45–84–88–58–54–8
Seattle 3–98–44–98–54–86–64–96–66–75–75–810–35–7
Texas 3–97–58–58–53–92–107–66–55–86–65–83–106–6
Toronto 9–48–55–78–47–6–15–87–53–1011–15–88–47–56–6

Transactions

Roster

1984 California Angels
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

Manager

Coaches

Player stats

Batting

Starters by position

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

Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
DHReggie Jackson143525117.2232581

Other batters

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Juan Beníquez110354119.336839
Daryl Sconiers5716039.244417

Pitching

Starting pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Steve Brown311019.005

Other pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Relief pitchers

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Luis Sánchez4997113.3362
Dave Smith100018.000

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Edmonton Trappers Pacific Coast League Moose Stubing
AA Waterbury Angels Eastern League Winston Llenas
A Redwood Pioneers California League Tom Kotchman
A Peoria Suns Midwest League Joe Maddon
A-Short Season Salem Angels Northwest League Larry Patterson

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Edmonton

Notes

References

  • Johnson, Lloyd; Wolff, Miles, eds. (1997). The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball (2nd ed.). Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America. ISBN 978-0-9637189-8-3. 
Preceded by
1983
California Angels seasons
1983
Succeeded by
1985
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