1984 Seattle Mariners
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record74–88 (.457)
Divisional place5th
Other information
Owner(s)George Argyros
General manager(s)Hal Keller
Manager(s)Del Crandall,
Chuck Cottier (September 1)
Local televisionKSTW-TV 11
Local radioKVI 570 AM: (Dave Niehaus,
Rick Rizzs, Nelson Briles)
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The Seattle Mariners 1984 season was their eighth since the franchise creation. They finished fifth in the American League West with a record of 74–88 (.457).

Offseason

Regular season

Season standings

AL West W L Pct. GB Home Road
Kansas City Royals 84 78 0.519 44–37 40–41
California Angels 81 81 0.500 3 37–44 44–37
Minnesota Twins 81 81 0.500 3 47–34 34–47
Oakland Athletics 77 85 0.475 7 44–37 33–48
Chicago White Sox 74 88 0.457 10 43–38 31–50
Seattle Mariners 74 88 0.457 10 42–39 32–49
Texas Rangers 69 92 0.429 14½ 34–46 35–46

Record vs. opponents


Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9]

[10] [11] [12] [13] [14]

Team BAL BOS CAL CWS CLE DET KC MIL MIN NYY OAK SEA TEX TOR
Baltimore 6–7 8–4 7–5 7–6 7–6 5–7 7–6 5–7 5–8 6–6 9–3 9–3 4–9
Boston 7–6 9–3 7–5 10–3 7–6 3–9 9–4 6–6 7–6 7–5 4–8 5–7 5–8
California 4–8 3–9 8–5 8–4 4–8 6–7 8–4 4–9 8–4 7–6 9–4 5–8 7–5
Chicago 5–7 5–7 5–8 8–4 4–8 5–8 7–5 8–5 7–5 6–7 5–8 5–8 4–8
Cleveland 6–7 3–10 4–8 4–8 4–9 6–6 9–4 7–5 2–11 7–5 8–4 9–3 6–7–1
Detroit 6–7 6–7 8–4 8–4 9–4 7–5 11–2 9–3 7–6 9–3 6–6 10–2 8–5
Kansas City 7–5 9–3 7–6 8–5 6–6 5–7 6–6 6–7 5–7 5–8 9–4 6–7 5–7
Milwaukee 6–7 4–9 4–8 5–7 4–9 2–11 6–6 5–7 6–7 4–8 6–6 5–6 10–3
Minnesota 7–5 6–6 9–4 5–8 5–7 3–9 7–6 7–5 8–4 8–5 7–6 8–5 1–11
New York 8–5 6–7 4–8 5–7 11–2 6–7 7–5 7–6 4–8 8–4 7–5 6–6 8–5
Oakland 6–6 5–7 6–7 7–6 5–7 3–9 8–5 8–4 5–8 4–8 8–5 8–5 4–8
Seattle 3–9 8–4 4–9 8–5 4–8 6–6 4–9 6–6 6–7 5–7 5–8 10–3 5–7
Texas 3–9 7–5 8–5 8–5 3–9 2–10 7–6 6–5 5–8 6–6 5–8 3–10 6–6
Toronto 9–4 8–5 5–7 8–4 7–6–1 5–8 7–5 3–10 11–1 5–8 8–4 7–5 6–6


Notable transactions

Roster

1984 Seattle Mariners
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

Manager

Coaches

Game log

Regular season

1984 regular season game log: 74–88 (Home: 42–39; Away: 32–49)
April: 12–11 (Home: 7–3; Away: 5–8)
# Date Time (PT) Opponent Score Win Loss Save Time of Game Attendance Record Box/
Streak
May: 11–16 (Home: 7–8; Away: 4–8)
# Date Time (PT) Opponent Score Win Loss Save Time of Game Attendance Record Box/
Streak
36 May 14 @ Tigers 5–7 Lopez Vande Berg 3:05 18,830 18–18 L2
37 May 15 @ Tigers 4–6 Morris Thomas Hernandez 3:32 21,782 18–19 L3
38 May 16 @ Tigers 1–10 Wilcox Young 2:52 22,001 18–20 L4
45 May 25 Tigers 7–3 Vande Berg Wilcox Mirabella 2:54 15,722 21–24 W1
46 May 26 Tigers 9–5 Moore Berenguer 2:51 41,342 22–24 W2
47 May 27 Tigers 6–1 Young Petry 2:50 12,755 23–24 W3
June: 14–15 (Home: 5–7; Away: 9–8)
# Date Time (PT) Opponent Score Win Loss Save Time of Game Attendance Record Box/
Streak
July: 12–16 (Home: 8–6; Away: 4–10)
# Date Time (PT) Opponent Score Win Loss Save Time of Game Attendance Record Box/
Streak
55th All-Star Game in San Francisco, CA
August: 10–18 (Home: 8–6; Away: 4–10)
# Date Time (PT) Opponent Score Win Loss Save Time of Game Attendance Record Box/
Streak
123 August 17 @ Tigers 2–6 Wilcox Moore 3:08 36,496 55–68 L1
124 August 18 @ Tigers 3–4 Berenguer Geisel Hernandez 2:41 36,719 55–69 L2
125 August 19 @ Tigers 4–1 Langston Petry Vande Berg 2:51 43,277 56–69 W1
132 August 28 Tigers 4–5 Hernandez Stanton 2:51 8,353 57–75 L5
133 August 29 Tigers 5–1 Langston Petry 2:11 10,863 58–75 W1
134 August 30 Tigers 2–1 Beattie Morris Nunez 2:34 9,583 59–75 W2
September: 15–12 (Home: 10–6; Away: 5–6)
# Date Time (PT) Opponent Score Win Loss Save Time of Game Attendance Record Box/
Streak
Legend:        = Win        = Loss        = Postponement
Bold = Mariners team member

Player stats

Batting

Starters by position

Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
C Bob Kearney 133 431 97 .225 7 43
1B Alvin Davis 152 567 161 .284 27 116
2B Jack Perconte 155 612 180 .294 0 31
SS Spike Owen 152 530 130 .245 3 43
3B Jim Presley 70 251 57 .227 10 36
LF Barry Bonnell 110 363 96 .264 8 48
CF Dave Henderson 112 350 98 .280 14 43
RF Al Cowens 139 524 145 .277 15 78
DH Ken Phelps 101 290 70 .241 24 51

Other batters

Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Steve Henderson 109 325 85 .262 10 35
Phil Bradley 124 322 97 .301 0 24
Larry Milbourne 79 211 56 .265 1 22
Pat Putnam 64 155 31 .200 2 16
Darnell Coles 48 143 23 .161 0 6
Gorman Thomas 35 108 17 .157 1 13
Domingo Ramos 59 81 15 .185 0 2
Orlando Mercado 30 78 17 .218 0 5
Al Chambers 22 49 11 .224 1 4
John Moses 19 35 12 .343 0 2
Dave Valle 13 27 8 .296 1 4
Bill Nahorodny 12 25 6 .240 1 3
Iván Calderón 11 24 5 .208 1 1
Danny Tartabull 10 20 6 .300 2 7
Ricky Nelson 9 15 3 .200 1 2
Harold Reynolds 10 10 3 .300 0 0

Pitching

Starting pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Mark Langston 35 225.0 17 10 3.40 204
Mike Moore 34 212.0 7 17 4.97 158
Jim Beattie 32 211.0 12 16 3.41 119
Matt Young 22 113.1 6 8 5.72 73
Salomé Barojas 19 95.1 6 5 3.97 37

Other pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Ed Vande Berg 50 130.1 8 12 4.76 71
Bob Stoddard 27 79.0 2 3 5.13 39
Dave Geisel 20 43.1 1 1 4.15 28

Relief pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Mike Stanton 54 4 4 8 3.54 55
Paul Mirabella 52 2 5 3 4.37 41
Dave Beard 43 3 2 5 5.80 40
Edwin Núñez 37 2 2 7 3.19 57
Roy Thomas 21 3 2 1 5.26 42
Karl Best 5 1 1 0 3.00 6
Lee Guetterman 3 0 0 0 4.15 2

Awards and honors

All-Star Game

Farm system

See also: Minor League Baseball

Level Team League Manager
AAA Salt Lake City Gulls Pacific Coast League Bobby Floyd
AA Chattanooga Lookouts Southern League Bill Plummer
A Salinas Spurs California League R. J. Harrison
A Wausau Timbers Midwest League Greg Mahlberg
A-Short Season Bellingham Mariners Northwest League Gary Pellant
Rookie Butte Copper Kings Pioneer League Manny Estrada

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References

  1. ^ Bill Caudill page at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ Dave Geisel page at Baseball Reference
  3. ^ Mike Blowers page at Baseball Reference
  4. ^ Rick Sweet page at Baseball Reference
  5. ^ "Mariners fire another manager". Eugene Register-Guard. (Oregon). Associated Press. September 2, 1984. p. 6B.
  6. ^ "Mariner GM Claims talent there for winner". Spokane Chronicle. (Washington). Associated Press. September 3, 1984. p. 13.
  7. ^ "M's Davis gets his shot; earns AL Rookie honors". Lewiston Morning Tribune. (Idaho). Associated Press. November 21, 1984. p. 2C.
  8. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 2nd and 3rd editions. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 1997 and 2007