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The 1984 season of the National League was the one hundred ninth season of the league.

Contents

[edit] Season summary

[edit] Standings

Bold indicates league champion, Italics indicates World Series champion
Rank Team G W L T WPCT GB RS (RS/G) RA (RA/G) AVG OBP SLG ERA FPCT
Eastern Division
1 Chicago Cubs 161 96 65 0 .596 -.- 762 (4.73) 658 (4.09) 0.260 0.330 0.397 3.75 0.981
2 New York Mets 162 90 72 0 .556 6.5 652 (4.02) 676 (4.17) 0.257 0.320 0.369 3.60 0.979
3 St. Louis Cardinals 162 84 78 0 .519 12.5 652 (4.02) 645 (3.98) 0.252 0.317 0.351 3.58 0.982
4 Philadelphia Phillies 162 81 81 0 .500 15.5 720 (4.44) 690 (4.26) 0.266 0.332 0.407 3.62 0.975
5 Montreal Expos 161 78 83 0 .484 18.0 593 (3.68) 585 (3.63) 0.251 0.311 0.362 3.31 0.978
6 Pittsburgh Pirates 162 75 87 0 .463 21.5 615 (3.80) 567 (3.50) 0.255 0.310 0.363 3.11 0.980
Western Division
1 San Diego Padres 162 92 70 0 .568 -.- 686 (4.23) 634 (3.91) 0.259 0.317 0.371 3.48 0.977
2 Houston Astros 162 80 82 0 .494 12.0 693 (4.28) 630 (3.89) 0.264 0.324 0.371 3.32 0.979
3 Atlanta Braves 162 80 82 0 .494 12.0 632 (3.90) 655 (4.04) 0.247 0.317 0.361 3.57 0.978
4 Los Angeles Dodgers 162 79 83 0 .488 13.0 580 (3.58) 600 (3.70) 0.244 0.306 0.348 3.17 0.975
5 Cincinnati Reds 162 70 92 0 .432 22.0 627 (3.87) 747 (4.61) 0.244 0.315 0.356 4.16 0.977
6 San Francisco Giants 162 66 96 0 .407 26.0 682 (4.21) 807 (4.98) 0.265 0.328 0.375 4.39 0.973

[edit] League leaders

Bold indicates league record, Italics indicate all-time record

[edit] Batting

Statistic Leader Team Number
Games Played Dale Murphy Atlanta Braves 162
At Bats Juan Samuel Philadelphia Phillies 701
Runs Scored Ryne Sandberg Chicago Cubs 114
Hits Tony Gwynn San Diego Padres 213
Doubles Tim Raines
Johnny Ray
Montreal Expos
Pittsburgh Pirates
38
Triples Juan Samuel
Ryne Sandberg
Philadelphia Phillies
Chicago Cubs
19
Home Runs Dale Murphy
Mike Schmidt
Atlanta Braves
Philadelphia Phillies
36
Total Bases Dale Murphy Atlanta Braves 332
Runs Batted In Gary Carter
Mike Schmidt
Montreal Expos
Philadelphia Phillies
106
Stolen Bases Tim Raines Montreal Expos 75
Caught Stealing Alan Wiggins San Diego Padres 21
Walks Gary Matthews Chicago Cubs 103
Intentional Base-on-Balls Garry Templeton San Diego Padres 23
Hit by Pitch Lonnie Smith St. Louis Cardinals 9
Strikeouts Juan Samuel Philadelphia Phillies 168
Sacrifice Hits Craig Reynolds Houston Astros 16
Sacrifice Flies Jose Cruz
Steve Garvey
Carmelo Martinez
Gary Matthews
Houston Astros
San Diego Padres
San Diego Padres
Chicago Cubs
10
Grounded into Double Plays Steve Garvey San Diego Padres 25
Batting Average Tony Gwynn San Diego Padres 0.351
On-Base Percentage Gary Matthews Chicago Cubs 0.410
Slugging Percentage Dale Murphy Atlanta Braves 0.547
On-Base plus Slugging Mike Schmidt Philadelphia Phillies 0.919
On-Base plus Slugging Plus Mike Schmidt Philadelphia Phillies 155

[edit] Pitching

Statistic Leader Team Number
Wins Joaquin Andujar St. Louis Cardinals 20
Losses Jeff Russell Cincinnati Reds 18
Win-Loss Percentage Rick Sutcliffe Chicago Cubs 0.941
Appearances Ted Power Cincinnati Reds 78
Games Started Joe Niekro Houston Astros 38
Complete Games Mario Soto Cincinnati Reds 13
Shutouts Joaquin Andujar
Orel Hershiser
Alejandro Pena
St. Louis Cardinals
Los Angeles Dodgers
Los Angeles Dodgers
4
Games Finished Bruce Sutter St. Louis Cardinals 63
Saves Bruce Sutter St. Louis Cardinals 45
Innings Pitched Joaquin Andujar St. Louis Cardinals 261.1
Batters Faced Fernando Valenzuela Los Angeles Dodgers 1078
Hits Allowed Mike Krukow San Francisco Giants 234
Home Runs Allowed Bill Gullickson Montreal Expos 27
Base-on-Balls Allowed Fernando Valenzuela Los Angeles Dodgers 106
Intentional Base-on-Balls Greg Minton San Francisco Giants 20
Hit Batsmen Joaquin Andujar
Danny Cox
Jeff Robinson
St. Louis Cardinals
St. Louis Cardinals
San Francisco Giants
7
Strikeouts Dwight Gooden New York Mets 276
Wild Pitches Dave LaPoint St. Louis Cardinals 15
Balks Steve Carlton
Dwight Gooden
Philadelphia Phillies
New York Mets
7
Runs Allowed Mike Krukow San Francisco Giants 117
Earned Runs Allowed Mark Davis San Francisco Giants 104
Earned Run Average Alejandro Pena Los Angeles Dodgers 2.48
Walks plus Hits
per Inning Pitched
Dwight Gooden New York Mets 1.073

[edit] All-Star Game

The National League won the fifty-fifth midsummer classic at Candlestick Park in San Francisco, CA on Tuesday, July 10, 1984 by a score of 3 to 1. The league's manager was Paul Owens.

[edit] Postseason

The National League Championship Series, featured Chicago Cubs, the Eastern Division winner, and the San Diego Padres, the Western Division winner. The Padres defeated the Cubs, 3 games to 2.

In the World Series, the National League champion San Diego Padres were defeated by the American League's Detroit Tigers, 4 games to 1.

[edit] Award winners

The winner of the league's Most Valuable Player Award, given its Most Valuable Player, was Ryne Sandberg, a second baseman with the Chicago Cubs. In the award's voting, he had 326 out of a possible 336 points and 22 first place votes.

The winner of the league's Cy Young Award, given its best pitcher, was Rick Sutcliffe of the Chicago Cubs. Sutcliffe had spent the beginning of the season with American League's Cleveland Indians. In the award's voting, he had 120 out of a possible 120 points and 24 first place votes.

The winner of the league's Rookie of the Year Award, given its best rookie player, was Dwight Gooden, a pitcher with the New York Mets. In the award's voting, he had 118 out of a possible 120 points and 23 first place votes.

[edit] Gold Gloves

The following players won the Gold Glove Award, given to the league's best fielders as voted upon by its managers and coaches, at their respective position.

Position Player Team
P Joaquin Andujar St. Louis Cardinals
C Tony Peña Pittsburgh Pirates
1B Keith Hernandez New York Mets
2B Ryne Sandberg Chicago Cubs
3B Ozzie Smith St. Louis Cardinals
SS Mike Schmidt Philadelphia Phillies
OF Dale Murphy Atlanta Braves
Bob Dernier Chicago Cubs
Andre Dawson Montréal Expos

[edit] Silver Sluggers

The following players won the Silver Slugger Award, given to the league's best fielders as voted upon by its managers and coaches, at their respective position.

Position Player Team
C Gary Carter Montreal Expos
1B Keith Hernandez New York Mets
2B Ryne Sandberg Chicago Cubs
3B Mike Schmidt Philadelphia Phillies
SS Garry Templeton San Diego Padres
OF Jose Cruz Sr. Houston Astros
Tony Gwynn San Diego Padres
Dale Murphy Atlanta Braves
P Rick Rhoden Pittsburgh Pirates

[edit] Hall of Fame Game

The forty-first annual Hall of Fame Game was played on August 13 at Doubleday Field in Cooperstown, NY near the National Baseball Hall of Fame. In the game, the National League's Atlanta Braves lost to the Detroit Tigers of the American League by a score of 7 to 5.

[edit] Notable events

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