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Wednesday May 23,1984This 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 1984-05-23

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Cleveland Indians5Boston Red Sox4BoxTom WaddellBob StanleyErnie Camacho
Detroit Tigers4California Angels2BoxDan PetryFrank LaCorteGuillermo Hernandez
Chicago White Sox0Kansas City Royals1BoxBuddy BlackBritt Burns(none)
Baltimore Orioles9Oakland Athletics5BoxBill SwaggertyMike WarrenTippy Martinez
New York Yankees3Seattle Mariners0BoxDennis RasmussenJim BeattieDave Righetti
Milwaukee Brewers1Texas Rangers6BoxFrank TananaMoose Haas(none)
Minnesota Twins1Toronto Blue Jays4BoxJim ClancyFrank ViolaDennis Lamp
Atlanta Braves1Chicago Cubs3BoxSteve TroutCraig McMurtryLee Smith
San Diego Padres2Montreal Expos1BoxDave DraveckyAndy McGaffigan(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers1Philadelphia Phillies0BoxFernando ValenzuelaSteve Carlton(none)
Cincinnati Reds2Pittsburgh Pirates7BoxJohn CandelariaJeff Russell(none)
Houston Astros4St. Louis Cardinals0BoxBob KnepperJoaquin Andujar(none)

Standings as of 1984-05-23

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1984 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Detroit Tigers39345.872--23111911216-018-5W8T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium1237053.569
222Toronto Blue Jays422715.6438.51891484111-816-7W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1206258.517
336Baltimore Orioles422319.54812.518317497-1116-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1206258.517
4513Milwaukee Brewers391920.48715.0157136217-1112-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1224874.393
5918Boston Red Sox431924.44217.0172206-3412-147-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park1196752.563
61120Cleveland Indians391722.43617.0166190-248-138-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1235865.472
71222New York Yankees401723.42517.5139165-265-1212-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clyde KingYankee Stadium I1227052.574
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1984 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1410California Angels442321.523--184179516-97-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium1185860.492
2614Minnesota Twins442123.4772.0192178148-1513-8L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Billy GardnerCalvin GriffithHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1186058.508
3716Chicago White Sox432023.4652.5169178-97-1313-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1195465.454
4817Seattle Mariners432023.4652.5164205-419-1611-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hal KellerThe Kingdome1195465.454
51019Oakland Athletics431924.4423.5183188-56-1713-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1195861.487
61323Kansas City Royals391623.4104.5132152-205-1011-13W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium1236855.553
71424Texas Rangers421626.3816.0141184-4311-145-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe KleinArlington Stadium1195366.445
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1984 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Chicago Cubs392415.615--2001584210-1114-4W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dallas GreenWrigley Field1227250.590
224Philadelphia Phillies402317.5751.51961494715-88-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1225864.475
347New York Mets372017.5413.0135177-4212-108-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium1257055.560
4711Montreal Expos422121.5004.51821691315-126-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium1195762.479
5915St. Louis Cardinals442123.4775.5165157810-911-14L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldBusch Stadium II1186355.534
61125Pittsburgh Pirates371423.3789.0127144-175-129-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium1256164.488
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1984 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Los Angeles Dodgers452520.556--157156111-814-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1175463.462
258Atlanta Braves402119.5251.5155158-312-109-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1225963.484
369San Diego Padres422220.5241.518218116-816-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium1207050.583
4812Cincinnati Reds422121.5002.5177198-218-1313-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium1204971.408
51021Houston Astros421824.4295.514714168-1510-9W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Al RosenAstrodome1206258.517
61226San Francisco Giants401525.3757.5157192-355-1210-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank RobinsonTom HallerCandlestick Park1225171.418


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Joey McLaughlinP27.316Signed as Free Agent by Rangers. 
Jamie QuirkC-3B29.213Signed as Free Agent by White Sox. 
Craig SwanP33.174Signed as Free Agent by Angels.