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Thursday May 17,1984This date in baseball
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Events that happened in baseball on this date. The page was designed to be like a newspaper sports page with baseball-only. All of the basbeall events for this date have been consolidated into this page. Though historically relevant, it is also a great place to review the prior day's events.

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Games on 1984-05-17

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Boston Red Sox11Cleveland Indians10BoxSteve CrawfordErnie Camacho(none)
Texas Rangers4Milwaukee Brewers1BoxFrank TananaMoose Haas(none)
Chicago White Sox2Toronto Blue Jays3BoxRoy Lee JacksonLaMarr HoytDennis Lamp
Chicago Cubs3Cincinnati Reds5BoxMario SotoDick Ruthven(none)
Montreal Expos4San Diego Padres5BoxRich GossageAndy McGaffiganCraig Lefferts
Atlanta Braves7St. Louis Cardinals2BoxPascual PerezDanny Cox(none)

Standings as of 1984-05-17

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1984 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Detroit Tigers34295.853--20710510214-015-5W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium1287553.586
222Toronto Blue Jays362214.6118.01741373711-811-6W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1266759.532
338Baltimore Orioles372017.54110.515615516-1014-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1256560.520
4613Milwaukee Brewers341717.50012.0140118226-1011-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1275077.394
51019New York Yankees351619.45713.5130149-194-1112-8W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Clyde KingYankee Stadium I1277156.559
61120Boston Red Sox371621.43214.5147178-3111-125-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park1257055.560
71221Cleveland Indians331419.42414.5146164-185-108-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1296168.473
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1984 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1412California Angels392019.513--170169113-97-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium1236162.496
2514Minnesota Twins381919.5000.516816088-1211-7L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Billy GardnerCalvin GriffithHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1246262.500
3715Chicago White Sox371819.4861.0149161-125-913-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1255669.448
5818Seattle Mariners381820.4741.5151185-348-1410-6L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Hal KellerThe Kingdome1245668.452
4916Oakland Athletics381820.4741.516115836-1412-6L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Sandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1245965.476
61323Kansas City Royals331320.3944.0111131-205-108-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium1297158.550
71426Texas Rangers371324.3516.0127167-409-134-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe KleinArlington Stadium1245668.452
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1984 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113New York Mets331914.576--120157-3711-88-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium1297158.550
224Chicago Cubs352015.571--1751443110-1110-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dallas GreenWrigley Field1267650.603
346Philadelphia Phillies351916.5431.01791413812-87-8W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1276265.488
4711Montreal Expos371918.5142.01701531714-105-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium1245965.476
5917St. Louis Cardinals381820.4743.5143140310-98-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldBusch Stadium II1246658.532
61225Pittsburgh Pirates321220.3756.5108128-205-127-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium1306367.485
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1984 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Los Angeles Dodgers402218.550--143145-210-712-11L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1225765.467
257Cincinnati Reds372017.5410.5164171-77-913-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium1255075.400
369Atlanta Braves361917.5281.0145146-110-89-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1266165.484
4810San Diego Padres371918.5141.5163166-35-714-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium1257352.584
51022Houston Astros361521.4175.012311495-1210-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al RosenAstrodome1266561.516
61124San Francisco Giants361422.3896.0146174-284-1210-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank RobinsonTom HallerCandlestick Park1265274.413


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Jim PalmerP38.214Released by Orioles. 
Orlando SanchezC27.252Purchased by Orioles from Royals.