1984 Pittsburgh Pirates
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record75–87 (.463)
Divisional place6th
Other information
Owner(s)John W. Galbreath
Warner Communications
General manager(s)Harding "Pete" Peterson
Manager(s)Chuck Tanner
Local televisionKDKA-TV
(Lanny Frattare, Jim Rooker, John Sanders)
HSE
(Steve Blass, Bob Prince, Willie Stargell)
Local radioKDKA-AM
(Lanny Frattare, Jim Rooker)
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The 1984 Pittsburgh Pirates season was the 103rd season of the franchise; the 98th in the National League. This was their 15th season at Three Rivers Stadium. The Pirates finished sixth and last in the National League East with a record of 75–87.

Regular season

Season standings

NL East W L Pct. GB Home Road
Chicago Cubs 96 65 0.596 51–29 45–36
New York Mets 90 72 0.556 48–33 42–39
St. Louis Cardinals 84 78 0.519 12½ 44–37 40–41
Philadelphia Phillies 81 81 0.500 15½ 39–42 42–39
Montreal Expos 78 83 0.484 18 39–42 39–41
Pittsburgh Pirates 75 87 0.463 21½ 41–40 34–47

Record vs. opponents

1984 National League Records

Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10] [11] [12]
Team ATL CHC CIN HOU LAD MON NYM PHI PIT SD SF STL
Atlanta 3–9 13–5 12–6 6–12 5–7 4–8 7–5 8–4 7–11 10–8 5–7
Chicago 9–3 7–5 6–6 7–5 10–7 12–6 9–9 8–10 6–6 9–3 13–5
Cincinnati 5–13 5–7 8–10 7–11 7–5 3–9 5–7 7–5 7–11 12–6 4–8
Houston 6–12 6–6 10–8 9–9 7–5 4–8 6–6 6–6 6–12 12–6 8–4
Los Angeles 12–6 5–7 7–11 9–9 6–6 3–9 3–9 4–8 10–8 10–8 6–6
Montreal 7–5 7–10 5–7 5–7 6–6 7–11 11–7 7–11 7–5 7–5 9–9
New York 8–4 6–12 9–3 8–4 9–3 11–7 10–8 12–6 6–6 4–8 7–11
Philadelphia 5-7 9–9 7–5 6–6 9–3 7–11 8–10 7–11 7–5 8–4 8–10
Pittsburgh 4–8 10–8 5–7 6–6 8–4 11–7 6–12 11–7 4–8 6–6 4–14
San Diego 11–7 6–6 11–7 12–6 8–10 5–7 6–6 5–7 8–4 13–5 7–5
San Francisco 8–10 3–9 6–12 6–12 8–10 5–7 8–4 4–8 6–6 5–13 7–5
St. Louis 7–5 5–13 8–4 4–8 6–6 9–9 11–7 10–8 14–4 5–7 5–7


Game log

1984 Game Log: 75–87 (Home: 41–40; Away: 34–47)
April: 7–13 (Home: 2–4; Away: 5–9)
# Date Opponent Score Win Loss Save Attendance Record
1 April 3 @ Padres 1–5 Show Rhoden (0–1) 44,553 0–1
2 April 5 @ Padres 6–8 DeLeon Scurry (0–1) Gossage 19,361 0–2
3 April 6 @ Dodgers 3–1 Tudor (1–0) Welch Guante (1) 39,820 1–2
4 April 7 @ Dodgers 3–0 Candelaria (1–0) Pena Robinson (1) 32,403 2–2
5 April 8 @ Dodgers 5–2 Rhoden (1–1) Valenzuela Guante (2) 41,550 3–2
6 April 10 @ Giants 3–4 Krukow McWilliams (0–1) Minton 6,837 3–3
7 April 11 @ Giants 1–2 (10) Lavelle Guante (0–1) 8,773 3–4
8 April 13 @ Cardinals 1–4 LaPoint Candelaria (1–1) Sutter 45,453 3–5
9 April 14 @ Cardinals 5–7 Cox Rhoden (1–2) Sutter 23,602 3–6
10 April 15 @ Cardinals 0–1 Rucker McWilliams (0–2) Sutter 24,099 3–7
11 April 17 Phillies 1–4 Hudson Tudor (1–1) Holland 34,114 3–8
12 April 18 Phillies 6–3 Candelaria (2–1) Koosman Robinson (2) 2,752 4–8
13 April 20 @ Cubs 4–5 (10) Stoddard Tekulve (0–1) 22,049 4–9
14 April 21 @ Cubs 8–5 DeLeon (1–0) Noles Robinson (3) 21,936 5–9
15 April 24 @ Phillies 3–2 Candelaria (3–1) Koosman Tekulve (1) 14,096 6–9
16 April 25 @ Phillies 7–8 McGraw Tunnell (0–1) Holland 20,622 6–10
17 April 27 Cubs 3–2 Rhoden (2–2) Rainey Tekulve (2) 9,057 7–10
18 April 28 Cubs 1–7 Sanderson McWilliams (0–3) 17,317 7–11
19 April 29 Cubs 1–2 Trout Candelaria (3–2) Smith 13,397 7–12
20 April 30 Cardinals 3–5 Sutter Tunnell (0–2) 4,097 7–13
May: 12–13 (Home: 9–7; Away: 3–6)
# Date Opponent Score Win Loss Save Attendance Record
21 May 1 Cardinals 5–10 Andujar DeLeon (1–1) 3,762 7–14
22 May 2 Cardinals 1–3 LaPoint Rhoden (2–3) Sutter 3,649 7–15
23 May 5 Dodgers 8–7 (10) Tekulve (1–1) Hershiser 18,176 8–15
24 May 6 Dodgers 4–6 (10) Niedenfuer Tekulve (1–2) 8–16
25 May 6 Dodgers 2–1 Tudor (2–1) Valenzuela 19,246 9–16
26 May 10 Giants 4–2 Rhoden (3–3) Robinson Tekulve (3) 4,002 10–16
27 May 11 @ Braves 2–4 (10) Forster Tekulve (1–3) 24,586 10–17
28 May 12 @ Braves 3–4 Perez Guante (0–2) Dedmon 41,319 10–18
29 May 13 @ Braves 8–9 (10) Dedmon Candelaria (3–3) 23,035 10–19
30 May 14 Astros 3–2 DeLeon (2–1) Knepper Tekulve (4) 3,790 11–19
31 May 15 Astros 3–2 (10) Guante (1–2) DiPino 2,978 12–19
32 May 16 Astros 0–1 Ryan Candelaria (3–4) 4,523 12–20
33 May 18 Braves 6–0 McWilliams (1–3) Falcone 10,947 13–20
34 May 19 Braves 2–4 (7) Mahler Tudor (2–2) 11,989 13–21
35 May 20 Braves 1–5 Bedrosian Tekulve (1–4) 16,412 13–22
36 May 22 Reds 3–5 Soto Scurry (0–2) 7,959 13–23
37 May 23 Reds 7–2 Candelaria (4–4) Russell 7,072 14–23
38 May 24 Reds 5–1 McWilliams (2–3) Price 8,580 15–23
39 May 25 @ Astros 6–2 Tudor (3–2) Scott 18,430 16–23
40 May 26 @ Astros 0–2 Ryan DeLeon (2–2) 39,518 16–24
41 May 27 @ Astros 2–1 Rhoden (4–3) Niekro Scurry (1) 18,416 17–24
42 May 28 @ Astros 7–0 Candelaria (5–4) Ruhle Robinson (4) 10,952 18–24
43 May 29 @ Reds 4–5 (10) Power Tekulve (1–5) 10,411 18–25
44 May 30 @ Reds 4–6 (14) Owchinko Robinson (0–1) 11,608 18–26
45 May 31 Expos 2–1 DeLeon (3–2) Gullickson 6,049 19–26
June: 11–20 (Home: 6–7; Away: 5–13)
# Date Opponent Score Win Loss Save Attendance Record
46 June 1 Expos 0–2 Lea Rhoden (4–4) Reardon 12,691 19–27
47 June 2 Expos 2–1 Tunnell (1–2) Rogers Tekulve (5) 19,080 20–27
48 June 3 Expos 4–0 Tudor (4–2) Palmer 19,713 21–27
49 June 4 Mets 2–4 Darling Robinson (0–2) Orosco 13,306 21–28
50 June 5 Mets 0–3 Terrell DeLeon (3–3) 6,539 21–29
51 June 6 Mets 1–2 (13) Gorman Scurry (0–3) 7,493 21–30
52 June 8 @ Phillies 4–5 Koosman Candelaria (5–5) Holland 21–31
53 June 8 @ Phillies 1–2 Gross McWilliams (2–4) Holland 31,133 21–32
54 June 9 @ Phillies 5–6 Carlton Tudor (4–3) Holland 31,981 21–33
55 June 10 @ Phillies 12–6 (12) Guante (2–2) Kern 32,996 22–33
56 June 11 @ Mets 1–3 Gooden Rhoden (4–5) Orosco 19,596 22–34
57 June 12 @ Mets 6–3 McWilliams (3–4) Leary Scurry (2) 14,255 23–34
58 June 13 @ Mets 0–2 Lynch Tunnell (1–3) Sisk 12,124 23–35
59 June 14 @ Expos 3–2 Tekulve (2–5) Lucas 30,657 24–35
60 June 15 @ Expos 0–1 Schatzeder DeLeon (3–4) James 23,247 24–36
61 June 16 @ Expos 2–3 (11) Reardon Tekulve (2–6) 24,626 24–37
62 June 17 @ Expos 3–5 Lea McWilliams (3–5) Reardon 31,216 24–38
63 June 19 Cubs 3–4 Sutcliffe Tudor (4–4) Smith 9,377 24–39
64 June 20 Cubs 5–1 DeLeon (4–4) Rainey 7,767 25–39
65 June 21 Cubs 8–6 Rhoden (5–5) Eckersley Tekulve (6) 8,267 26–39
66 June 22 Phillies 10–3 McWilliams (4–5) Bystrom 27–39
67 June 22 Phillies 7–6 (13) Scurry (1–3) Campbell 20,516 28–39
68 June 23 Phillies 5–7 Koosman Candelaria (5–6) 19,014 28–40
69 June 24 Phillies 2–4 Carlton Tudor (4–5) Holland 17,749 28–41
70 June 25 @ Cubs 3–0 DeLeon (5–4) Rainey 19,036 29–41
71 June 26 @ Cubs 9–0 Rhoden (6–5) Eckersley 30–41
72 June 26 @ Cubs 8–9 Bordi McWilliams (4–6) Smith 28,369 30–42
73 June 27 @ Cubs 7–8 (11) Stoddard Scurry (1–4) 37,055 30–43
74 June 28 @ Giants 3–4 (11) Lavelle Robinson (0–3) 6,191 30–44
75 June 29 @ Giants 0–3 Robinson Tudor (4–6) 15,448 30–45
76 June 30 @ Giants 5–7 Williams Guante (2–3) Lavelle 26,990 30–46
July: 15–15 (Home: 11–8; Away: 4–7)
# Date Opponent Score Win Loss Save Attendance Record
77 July 1 @ Giants 4–7 Hammaker Rhoden (6–6) Minton 15,731 30–47
78 July 2 @ Dodgers 4–5 Pena McWilliams (4–7) Niedenfuer 28,986 30–48
79 July 3 @ Dodgers 6–0 Candelaria (6–6) Howell 37,951 31–48
80 July 4 @ Dodgers 0–9 Hershiser Tudor (4–7) 46,747 31–49
81 July 5 @ Padres 1–2 Gossage Scurry (1–5) 14,907 31–50
82 July 6 @ Padres 3–7 Whitson Rhoden (6–7) 18,368 31–51
83 July 7 @ Padres 0–1 Dravecky McWilliams (4–8) Gossage 28,995 31–52
84 July 8 @ Padres 4–3 Candelaria (7–6) Thurmond Tekulve (7) 17,950 32–52
85 July 12 Giants 6–3 DeLeon (6–4) Laskey Tekulve (8) 6,295 33–52
86 July 13 Giants 8–2 Candelaria (8–6) Krukow 34–52
87 July 13 Giants 4–3 (18) Scurry (2–5) Cornell 22,167 35–52
88 July 14 Giants 6–2 Rhoden (7–7) Davis 9,001 36–52
89 July 15 Giants 9–3 Tudor (5–7) Robinson 13,078 37–52
90 July 16 Dodgers 4–1 Walk (1–0) Honeycutt 9,044 38–52
91 July 17 Dodgers 0–5 Pena DeLeon (6–5) 10,134 38–53
92 July 18 Dodgers 5–2 McWilliams (5–8) Reuss 13,473 39–53
93 July 19 Padres 5–1 Candelaria (9–6) Lollar 10,048 40–53
94 July 20 Padres 4–3 Rhoden (8–7) Dravecky Robinson (5) 41–53
95 July 20 Padres 2–3 Hawkins Tudor (5–8) Gossage 18,007 41–54
96 July 21 Padres 4–6 Thurmond Walk (1–1) Gossage 11,593 41–55
97 July 22 Padres 1–5 Whitson DeLeon (6–6) 41–56
98 July 22 Padres 3–2 (11) Winn (1–0) Gossage 22,971 42–56
99 July 24 @ Expos 12–5 (11) Scurry (3–5) Reardon 28,087 43–56
100 July 25 @ Expos 3–1 Rhoden (9–7) Lea Robinson (6) 28,266 44–56
101 July 26 @ Expos 4–5 James Robinson (0–4) Reardon 17,685 44–57
102 July 27 Cardinals 2–3 (10) Andujar Tekulve (2–7) Sutter 9,740 44–58
103 July 28 Cardinals 1–5 Cox DeLeon (6–7) Sutter 12,945 44–59
104 July 29 Cardinals 3–4 Allen Candelaria (9–7) Sutter 12,501 44–60
105 July 30 Expos 1–3 James Rhoden (9–8) 6,212 44–61
106 July 31 Expos 5–3 Tudor (6–8) Rogers Robinson (7) 7,813 45–61
August: 13–15 (Home: 6–8; Away: 7–7)
# Date Opponent Score Win Loss Save Attendance Record
107 August 1 Expos 4–0 McWilliams (6–8) Lea 8,729 46–61
108 August 2 Mets 6–4 Robinson (1–4) Darling 8,543 47–61
109 August 3 Mets 1–4 Terrell Candelaria (9–8) 7,783 47–62
110 August 4 Mets 3–4 Gorman Scurry (3–6) Orosco 7,876 47–63
111 August 5 Mets 1–3 (10) Gardner Robinson (1–5) 10,575 47–64
112 August 6 @ Cardinals 3–2 McWilliams (7–8) Andujar Tekulve (9) 22,142 48–64
113 August 7 @ Cardinals 1–2 Cox DeLeon (6–8) Sutter 18,146 48–65
114 August 8 @ Cardinals 6–4 Candelaria (10–8) Horton Tunnell (1) 18,325 49–65
115 August 9 @ Mets 11–0 Rhoden (10–8) Berenyi 27,604 50–65
116 August 10 @ Mets 4–1 Tudor (7–8) Fernandez Tekulve (10) 28,355 51–65
117 August 11 @ Mets 1–3 Gooden McWilliams (7–9) Orosco 28,326 51–66
118 August 12 @ Mets 3–6 Darling DeLeon (6–9) Gardner 36,135 51–67
119 August 14 @ Braves 1–3 Camp Candelaria (10–9) Moore 14,243 51–68
120 August 15 @ Braves 3–7 Bedrosian Rhoden (10–9) Garber 12,957 51–69
121 August 16 @ Braves 5–2 Tudor (8–8) Mahler 16,829 52–69
122 August 17 Astros 4–7 (10) Dawley Tekulve (2–8) 10,370 52–70
123 August 18 Astros 0–5 LaCoss DeLeon (6–10) 11,691 52–71
124 August 19 Astros 3–4 Niekro Candelaria (10–10) Dawley 13,215 52–72
125 August 20 Braves 1–4 (10) Garber Tekulve (2–9) 7,613 52–73
126 August 21 Braves 5–4 Robinson (2–5) Dedmon 6,400 53–73
127 August 22 Braves 7–2 McWilliams (8–9) Payne 4,156 54–73
128 August 24 Reds 0–2 Russell DeLeon (6–11) 8,074 54–74
129 August 25 Reds 5–3 Candelaria (11–10) Tibbs McWilliams (1) 21,385 55–74
130 August 26 Reds 7–1 Rhoden (11–9) Price 10,831 56–74
131 August 28 @ Astros 2–3 Smith Tudor (8–9) 11,016 56–75
132 August 29 @ Astros 4–2 Robinson (3–5) DiPino 9,587 57–75
133 August 30 @ Reds 1–4 Tibbs DeLeon (6–12) 10,220 57–76
134 August 31 @ Reds 6–2 Candelaria (12–10) Price Robinson (8) 12,954 58–76
September: 17–11 (Home: 7–6; Away: 10–5)
# Date Opponent Score Win Loss Save Attendance Record
135 September 1 @ Reds 5–7 (11) Power Robinson (3–6) 16,733 58–77
136 September 2 @ Reds 1–7 Robinson Tudor (8–10) 13,597 58–78
137 September 3 @ Expos 3–0 McWilliams (9–9) Rogers Tekulve (11) 12,333 59–78
138 September 4 @ Expos 5–3 Scurry (4–6) James Tekulve (12) 10,184 60–78
139 September 5 Mets 2–4 Berenyi Tunnell (1–4) Sisk 3,569 60–79
140 September 6 Mets 2–0 Rhoden (12–9) Schiraldi Scurry (3) 3,529 61–79
141 September 7 Cardinals 4–1 Tudor (9–10) Horton Scurry (4) 4,077 62–79
142 September 8 Cardinals 2–9 Andujar McWilliams (9–10) 8,807 62–80
143 September 9 Cardinals 1–2 Cox DeLeon (6–13) Sutter 7,460 62–81
144 September 10 Expos 5–8 Grapenthin Tunnell (1–5) Hesketh 3,126 62–82
145 September 11 Expos 5–1 Rhoden (13–9) Bargar 2,963 63–82
146 September 12 @ Mets 0–2 Gooden Tudor (9–11) 12,876 63–83
147 September 13 @ Mets 14–4 McWilliams (10–10) Terrell 6,076 64–83
148 September 14 @ Cardinals 8–7 (12) Robinson (4–6) Sutter Tekulve (13) 16,292 65–83
149 September 15 @ Cardinals 3–8 LaPoint Candelaria (12–11) 17,356 65–84
150 September 16 @ Cardinals 7–8 (10) Hassler Tunnell (1–6) 21,918 65–85
151 September 18 @ Cubs 6–2 Tudor (10–11) Eckersley Robinson (9) 30,721 66–85
152 September 19 @ Cubs 11–6 McWilliams (11–10) Stoddard Winn (1) 31,585 67–85
153 September 20 @ Cubs 7–6 Tekulve (3–9) Smith Candelaria (1) 33,651 68–85
154 September 21 Phillies 5–1 Scurry (5–6) Koosman 4,940 69–85
155 September 22 Phillies 2–1 (12) Robinson (5–6) Andersen 6,927 70–85
156 September 23 Phillies 4–2 Tudor (11–11) Rawley Candelaria (2) 11,249 71–85
157 September 24 Cubs 1–4 Sutcliffe McWilliams (11–11) 5,472 71–86
158 September 25 Cubs 7–1 DeLeon (7–13) Patterson 4,068 72–86
159 September 26 Cubs 2–5 Ruthven Tunnell (1–7) 3,365 72–87
160 September 29 @ Phillies 4–0 Rhoden (14–9) Hudson 27,493 73–87
161 September 30 @ Phillies 2–0 Tudor (12–11) Denny Robinson (10) 74–87
162 September 30 @ Phillies 7–2 McWilliams (12–11) Rawley 17,292 75–87
Legend:        = Win        = Loss
Bold = Pirates team member

Roster

1984 Pittsburgh Pirates
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

Opening Day lineup

Opening Day Starters
Name Position
Marvell Wynne CF
Johnny Ray 2B
Bill Madlock 3B
Jason Thompson 1B
Amos Otis LF
Tony Peña C
Doug Frobel RF
Dale Berra SS
Rick Rhoden SP

Player stats

Batting
Pitching

Awards and honors

1984 Major League Baseball All-Star Game

Transactions

Farm system

See also: Minor League Baseball

Level Team League Manager
AAA Hawaii Islanders Pacific Coast League Tommy Sandt
AA Nashua Pirates Eastern League Bill Scripture
A Prince William Pirates Carolina League Johnny Lipon
A Macon Pirates South Atlantic League Joe Frisina
A-Short Season Watertown Pirates New York–Penn League Bill Bryk
Rookie GCL Pirates Gulf Coast League Woody Huyke

Notes

  1. ^ From 1882–1906, the team played in Allegheny, Pennsylvania, which became annexed by Pittsburgh as the North Shore in 1907.
  2. ^ "Major League Baseball Stats | pirates.com: Stats". Pittsburgh Pirates.
  3. ^ "Major League Baseball Stats | pirates.com: Stats". Pittsburgh Pirates.
  4. ^ http://www.baseball-almanac.com/awards/aw_hut.shtml
  5. ^ http://baseball-almanac.com/asgbox/yr1984as.shtml

References