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Thursday August 16,1984This 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.

1984 Calendar -- Boxscores Main -- Review Data Topics -- Inclusion Rules -- About Boxscore Data
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Games on 1984-08-16

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Oakland Athletics8Baltimore Orioles1BoxLary SorensenStorm Davis(none)
Minnesota Twins5Boston Red Sox7BoxSteve CrawfordRon DavisMark Clear
Toronto Blue Jays5Cleveland Indians6BoxTom WaddellDennis Lamp(none)
California Angels7Detroit Tigers8BoxGuillermo HernandezJohn Curtis(none)
Seattle Mariners5New York Yankees4BoxSalome BarojasPhil NiekroEd Nunez
Kansas City Royals6Texas Rangers3BoxCharlie LeibrandtMike MasonDan Quisenberry
Pittsburgh Pirates5Atlanta Braves2BoxJohn TudorRick Mahler(none)
Philadelphia Phillies8San Diego Padres3BoxJohn DennyAndy Hawkins(none)
Montreal Expos11San Francisco Giants3BoxCharlie LeaBob Lacey(none)

Standings as of 1984-08-16

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1984 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Detroit Tigers1227943.648--61850511339-1940-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill LajoieTiger Stadium402515.625
225Toronto Blue Jays1216853.56210.55634927129-3339-20L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium412120.512
337Boston Red Sox1206357.52515.05835552832-3031-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanFenway Park422319.548
4610Baltimore Orioles1206258.51716.0472476-430-2932-29L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium422319.548
559New York Yankees1206258.51716.05435034023-3539-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clyde KingYankee Stadium I422517.595
61221Cleveland Indians1235370.43126.5546584-3824-3628-35W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium392217.564
71323Milwaukee Brewers1215269.43026.5464530-6624-3828-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium401525.375
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1984 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148Minnesota Twins1196257.521--5184764225-3337-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Billy GardnerCalvin GriffithHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome431924.442
2712California Angels1206159.5081.55194972236-2525-34L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium422022.476
3817Kansas City Royals1205961.4923.5496524-2829-3030-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium422517.595
4918Chicago White Sox1195861.4874.0495532-3723-3535-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park431627.372
51019Oakland Athletics1225963.4844.5554561-725-3734-26W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Sandy AldersonOakland-Alameda County Coliseum401822.450
61120Seattle Mariners1225567.4518.5516590-7425-3930-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hal KellerThe Kingdome401921.475
71422Texas Rangers1215269.43011.0473535-6227-3525-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe KleinArlington Stadium401723.425
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1984 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Chicago Cubs1207050.583--5684977132-2938-21L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dallas GreenWrigley Field412615.634
234New York Mets1176651.5642.5448482-3435-2631-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium452421.533
346Philadelphia Phillies1186355.5346.05174783936-2627-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium441826.409
5815St. Louis Cardinals1195960.49610.5449460-1128-2931-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldBusch Stadium II432518.581
4714Montreal Expos1195960.49610.5437433431-3228-28W3T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium421923.452
61024Pittsburgh Pirates1215269.43018.54454232222-4030-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium412318.561
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1984 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112San Diego Padres1207149.592--5224546830-2541-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium422121.500
2511Atlanta Braves1216259.5129.5493489432-2630-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium411823.439
3613Los Angeles Dodgers1216061.49611.5421441-2029-3031-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium411922.463
4916Houston Astros1226062.49212.05144625226-3434-28W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Al RosenAstrodome402020.500
51125Cincinnati Reds1215170.42120.5450564-11423-4028-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Riverfront Stadium411922.463
61226San Francisco Giants1174572.38524.5496577-8121-3624-36L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Danny OzarkTom HallerCandlestick Park452124.467

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Bucky DentSS32.265Signed as Free Agent by Royals. 
Tom Lawless2B-3B27.240Traded by Reds to Expos for Pete Rose. 
Pete RoseOF-1B43.124Traded by Expos to Reds for Tom Lawless.