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Friday August 31,1984This 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 1984-08-31

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees3California Angels4BoxJohn CurtisMike ArmstrongDon Aase
Kansas City Royals3Chicago White Sox1BoxCharlie LeibrandtRichard DotsonDan Quisenberry
Boston Red Sox8Cleveland Indians7BoxBob StanleyErnie Camacho(none)
Detroit Tigers6Oakland Athletics7BoxKeith AthertonDave Rozema(none)
Baltimore Orioles11Seattle Mariners7BoxSammy StewartPaul MirabellaTippy Martinez
Milwaukee Brewers6Texas Rangers7BoxJoey McLaughlinPete Ladd(none)
Minnesota Twins0Toronto Blue Jays7BoxDave StiebBobby Castillo(none)
Chicago Cubs2Atlanta Braves3BoxDonnie MooreLee Smith(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates6Cincinnati Reds2BoxJohn CandelariaJoe PriceDon Robinson
Los Angeles Dodgers2Montreal Expos5BoxDan SchatzederOrel HershiserJeff Reardon
San Diego Padres5New York Mets1BoxEd WhitsonSid FernandezCraig Lefferts
San Diego Padres0New York Mets4BoxBruce BerenyiDave Dravecky(none)
San Francisco Giants6Philadelphia Phillies5BoxBill LaskeyJerry KoosmanMike Krukow
Houston Astros5St. Louis Cardinals7BoxNeil AllenNolan RyanBruce Sutter

Standings as of 1984-08-31

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1984 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Detroit Tigers1358748.644--69955514442-2345-25L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium271710.630
224Toronto Blue Jays1357758.57010.06305508035-3542-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium271215.444
336Baltimore Orioles1337261.54114.05475272035-3137-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium291316.448
448Boston Red Sox1347163.53015.56606154535-3136-32W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park281513.536
559New York Yankees1337063.52616.06255477828-3743-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clyde KingYankee Stadium I291712.586
61221Cleveland Indians1376176.44527.0625649-2429-4131-36L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium251411.560
71425Milwaukee Brewers1355679.41531.0521608-8724-4232-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium261115.423
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1984 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1610Minnesota Twins1346965.515--5635392430-3639-29L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Billy GardnerCalvin GriffithHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome281216.429
2713Kansas City Royals1346767.5002.0554586-3233-3334-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium281711.607
3814California Angels1336667.4962.5569568137-3029-37W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium291514.517
4917Oakland Athletics1356372.4676.5607660-5326-4236-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum271413.519
51019Chicago White Sox1336271.4666.5552598-4626-4136-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park291217.414
61120Texas Rangers1346074.4489.0540590-5030-3830-36W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe KleinArlington Stadium27918.333
71322Seattle Mariners1355976.43710.5558658-10027-4332-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hal KellerThe Kingdome271512.556
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1984 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Chicago Cubs1348054.597--65154910235-3145-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dallas GreenWrigley Field271611.593
235New York Mets1337459.5565.5519542-2338-3036-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium291613.552
347Philadelphia Phillies1337261.5417.56095525740-2832-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium29920.310
4511St. Louis Cardinals1326765.50812.0514525-1133-3334-32W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldBusch Stadium II301713.567
5715Montreal Expos1336667.49613.54904731735-3331-34W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium281216.429
61023Pittsburgh Pirates1345876.43322.04904662424-4234-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium281711.607
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1984 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123San Diego Padres1347856.582--5665125435-2943-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium281414.500
2612Houston Astros1356867.50410.55775156230-3738-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al RosenAstrodome271215.444
3816Atlanta Braves1346668.49312.0535551-1635-3231-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium281414.500
4918Los Angeles Dodgers1356372.46715.5467508-4130-3733-35L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium271611.593
51124San Francisco Giants1345678.41822.0580668-8829-3827-40W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Danny OzarkTom HallerCandlestick Park281018.357
61226Cincinnati Reds1355580.40723.5505642-13724-4531-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Riverfront Stadium271512.556


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Juan EichelbergerP30.314Released by Brewers. 
Manuel LeeSS-2B19.075Traded by Mets with Mitch Cook and Gerald Young to Astros for Ray Knight. 
Dave Lopes2B39.120Traded by Athletics to Cubs for Damon Farmar and Chuck Rainey. 
Tom O'Malley3B23.249Traded by Giants to White Sox for Pat Adams and Mike Trujillo. 
Gerald YoungCF19.313Traded by Mets with Mitch Cook and Manuel Lee to Astros for Ray Knight.