1984 New York Yankees season

1984 New York Yankees
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) George Steinbrenner
General manager(s) Murray Cook
Manager(s) Yogi Berra
Local television

WPIX

(Phil Rizzuto, Frank Messer, Bill White, Bobby Murcer)
SportsChannel NY
(Mel Allen and others from WPIX)
Local radio WABC (AM)
(Frank Messer, Phil Rizzuto, Bill White, John Gordon, Bobby Murcer)
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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.

Offseason

Regular season

Season standings

AL East W L Pct. GB Home Road
Detroit Tigers 10458 0.642 53–29 51–29
Toronto Blue Jays 8973 0.549 15 49–32 40–41
New York Yankees 8775 0.537 17 51–30 36–45
Boston Red Sox 8676 0.531 18 41–40 45–36
Baltimore Orioles 8577 0.525 19 44–37 41–40
Cleveland Indians 7587 0.463 29 41–39 34–48
Milwaukee Brewers 6794 0.416 36½ 38–43 29–51

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

Notable transactions

Roster

1984 New York Yankees
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

Manager

Coaches

  • 51 Dom Scala (Bullpen)

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
1BDon Mattingly153603207.34323110
SSBobby Meacham9936091.253225
RFDave Winfield141567193.34019120

Other batters

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

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Toby Harrah8825355.217126

Pitching

Starting pitchers

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

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Dennis Rasmussen24147.2964.57110
Marty Bystrom739.1222.9724

Other pitchers

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

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Relief pitchers

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

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Mike Armstrong363213.4843
Curt Brown131102.7010

Awards and honors

All-Star Game

League leaders

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

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Columbus Clippers International League Stump Merrill
AA Nashville Sounds Southern League Jim Marshall
A Fort Lauderdale Yankees Florida State League Barry Foote
A Greensboro Hornets South Atlantic League Carlos Tosca
A-Short Season Oneonta Yankees New York–Penn League Bill Livesey
Rookie GCL Yankees Gulf Coast League Jack Gillis

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Fort Lauderdale[11]

Notes

References

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