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Friday August 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 1984-08-17

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
California Angels5Baltimore Orioles6BoxScott McGregorJim SlatonSammy Stewart
Minnesota Twins6Boston Red Sox5BoxFrank ViolaBruce HurstRon Davis
Toronto Blue Jays4Chicago White Sox3BoxJim ClancyLaMarr Hoyt(none)
Milwaukee Brewers3Cleveland Indians5BoxBert BlylevenJaime CocanowerErnie Camacho
Seattle Mariners2Detroit Tigers6BoxMilt WilcoxMike Moore(none)
Oakland Athletics7New York Yankees3BoxBill KruegerRay Fontenot(none)
Kansas City Royals6Texas Rangers8BoxDave J. SchmidtDan Quisenberry(none)
Chicago Cubs4Cincinnati Reds6BoxMario SotoDick Ruthven(none)
Philadelphia Phillies1Los Angeles Dodgers2BoxRick HoneycuttSteve CarltonKen Howell
Houston Astros7Pittsburgh Pirates4BoxBill DawleyKent Tekulve(none)
Montreal Expos8San Diego Padres4BoxSteve RogersMark ThurmondJeff Reardon
New York Mets2San Francisco Giants0BoxDwight GoodenMike KrukowJesse Orosco
Atlanta Braves1St. Louis Cardinals3BoxJoaquin AndujarPascual PerezBruce Sutter

Standings as of 1984-08-17

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1984 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Detroit Tigers1238043.650--62450711739-1941-24W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium392415.615
225Toronto Blue Jays1226953.56610.55674957230-3339-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium402020.500
349Baltimore Orioles1216358.52116.0478481-330-2933-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium412219.537
458Boston Red Sox1216358.52116.05885612732-3031-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park412318.561
5610New York Yankees1216259.51217.05465103623-3539-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Clyde KingYankee Stadium I412516.610
61221Cleveland Indians1245470.43526.5551587-3624-3629-35W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium382117.553
71425Milwaukee Brewers1225270.42627.5467535-6824-3928-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium391524.385
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1984 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Minnesota Twins1206357.525--5244814326-3337-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Billy GardnerCalvin GriffithHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome421824.429
2712California Angels1216160.5042.55245032136-2625-34L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium412021.488
3817Oakland Athletics1236063.4884.5561564-326-3734-26W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Sandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum391722.436
4918Kansas City Royals1215962.4884.5502532-3029-3130-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium412516.610
51019Chicago White Sox1205862.4835.0498536-3823-3535-27L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park421626.381
61120Seattle Mariners1235568.4479.5518596-7825-4030-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hal KellerThe Kingdome391920.487
71322Texas Rangers1225369.43411.0481541-6027-3526-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe KleinArlington Stadium391623.410
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1984 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Chicago Cubs1217051.579--5725036932-3038-21L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dallas GreenWrigley Field402614.650
234New York Mets1186751.5681.5450482-3236-2631-25W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium442321.523
346Philadelphia Phillies1196356.5296.05184803836-2727-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium431825.419
5815St. Louis Cardinals1206060.5009.5452461-928-2932-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldBusch Stadium II422418.571
4613Montreal Expos1206060.5009.5445437832-3228-28W4T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium411823.439
61024Pittsburgh Pirates1225270.42618.54494301922-4030-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium402317.575
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1984 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112San Diego Padres1217150.587--5264626430-2541-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium412120.512
2511Atlanta Braves1226260.5089.5494492232-2730-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium401822.450
3714Los Angeles Dodgers1226161.50010.5423442-1929-3032-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium401822.450
4916Houston Astros1236162.49611.05214665527-3434-28W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Al RosenAstrodome391920.487
51123Cincinnati Reds1225270.42619.5456568-11223-4029-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Riverfront Stadium401822.450
61226San Francisco Giants1184573.38124.5496579-8321-3624-37L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Danny OzarkTom HallerCandlestick Park442123.477