October 2, 1984

American League awards [1984]



The Tigers began the season 35-5. Jack Morris and Mike Witt threw no-hitters. Reggie Jackson hit his 500th home run. Phil Niekro reached 3,000 strikeouts. The White Sox beat the Brewers 7-6 in 25 innings, in eight hours, six minutes — the longest game in major league history.

Babe Ruth Award | Cal Ripken, Orioles. 27 home runs, 86 RBIs, .304 batting average, .374 on-base percentage, .510 slugging percentage, 103 runs, 37 doubles.

2. Eddie Murray, Orioles
3. Alan Trammell, Tigers

Walter Johnson Award | Dave Stieb, Blue Jays. 16-8, 2.83 ERA, 198 strikeouts and 88 walks in 267 innings, 11 complete games, 11 HBPs.

Jackie Robinson Award | Alvin Davis, Mariners. 27 home runs, 116 RBIs, .284 batting average, .391 on-base percentage, .497 slugging percentage.

Pee Wee Reese Award | Willie Hernandez, Tigers. 9-3, 1.92 ERA, 32 saves, 112 strikeouts and 36 walks in 140.1 innings.

Connie Mack Award | Sparky Anderson, Tigers. 104-58 [.642]

2. Bobby Cox, Blue Jays
3. Ralph Houk, Red Sox



Catcher | Lance Parrish, Tigers. 33 home runs, 98 RBIs, .237 batting average, .287 on-base percentage, .443 slugging percentage. 2. Rich Gedman, Red Sox. Best fielder | Parrish

First base | Eddie Murray, Orioles. 29 home runs, 110 RBIs, .306 batting average, .410 on-base percentage, .509 slugging percentage, 107 walks. Best fielder | Pete O’Brien, Rangers.

2. Don Mattingly, Yankees
3. Alvin Davis, Mariners
4. Kent Hrbek, Twins

Second base | Lou Whitaker, Tigers. 13 home runs, 56 RBIs, .289 batting average, .357 on-base percentage, .407 slugging percentage. Best fielder | Willie Randolph, Yankees.

Third base | Wade Boggs, Red Sox. 6 home runs, 55 RBIs, .325 batting average, .407 on-base percentage, .416 slugging percentage, 109 runs, 203 hits. 2. Buddy Bell, Rangers. Best fielder | Boggs

Shortstop | Cal Ripken, Orioles. 27 home runs, 86 RBIs, .304 batting average, .374 on-base percentage, .510 slugging percentage, 103 runs, 37 doubles. Best fielder | Ripken

2. Alan Trammell, Tigers
3. Robin Yount, Brewers

Left field | Rickey Henderson, Athletics. 16 home runs, 58 RBIs, .293 batting average, .399 on-base percentage, .458 slugging percentage, 113 runs, 66 stolen bases.

Center field | Lloyd Moseby, Blue Jays. 18 home runs, 92 RBIs, .280 batting average, .368 on-base percentage, .470 slugging percentage, 15 triples, 39 stolen bases. 2. Chet Lemon, Tigers. Best fielder | Kirby Puckett, Twins.

Right field | Dwight Evans, Red Sox. 32 home runs, 104 RBIs, .295 batting average, .388 on-base percentage, .532 slugging percentage, 121 runs, 37 doubles.

2. Kirk Gibson, Tigers
3. Dave Winfield, Yankees

Designated hitter | Mike Easler, Red Sox. 27 home runs, 91 RBIs, .313 batting average, .376 on-base percentage, .516 slugging percentage. 2. Andre Thornton, Cleveland.



Starting rotation |

1. Dave Stieb, Blue Jays.
16-8, 2.83 ERA, 198 strikeouts and 88 walks in 267 innings, 11 complete games, 11 HBPs.

2. Bert Blyleven, Cleveland. 19-7, 2.87 ERA, 170 strikeouts and 74 walks in 245 innings, 12 complete games.

3. Doyle Alexander, Blue Jays. 17-6, 3.13 ERA, 139 strikeouts and 59 walks in 261.2 innings, 12 complete games.

4. Mike Boddicker, Orioles. 20-11, 2.79 ERA, 128 strikeouts and 81 walks in 261.1 innings, 16 complete games.

5. Frank Viola, Twins. 18-12, 3.21 ERA, 149 strikeouts and 73 walks in 257.2 innings, 10 complete games.

Reliever | Willie Hernandez, Tigers. 9-3, 1.92 ERA, 32 saves, 112 strikeouts and 36 walks in 140.1 innings. 2. Dan Quisenberry, Royals.
— Kevin Brewer

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