1984 Fort Lauderdale Yankees Roster

Florida State League (FSL) - Class: A
Team Record: 74-68
3rd in the FSL's South Division
Manager: Barry Foote (74-68)
Affiliation: New York Yankees
Location: Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Ballpark: Fort Lauderdale Stadium
Attendance: 50,201, Avg. 707
1984 Fort Lauderdale Yankees Statistics

Playoffs - Fort Lauderdale Yankees 2 games, Fort Myers Royals 0
Finals - Fort Lauderdale Yankees 3 games, Tampa Tarpons 2

The Fort Lauderdale Yankees of the Florida State League ended the 1984 season with a record of 74 wins and 68 losses, third in the league's South Division.

The Yankees plated 626 runs and allowed 591 runs. Orestes Destrade paced Fort Lauderdale with 12 home runs Phil Lombardi drove in 70 runs and topped hitters with significant playing time with a .293 average. Eric Plunk led the squad with 12 wins and a team-best 2.86 ERA, tops among qualifying pitchers.

Members of the 1984 Fort Lauderdale Yankees who played in Major League Baseball during their careers were Tim Birtsas, Scott Nielsen, Dick Scott, Logan Easley, Phil Lombardi, Mike Armstrong, Steve Frey, Bill Lindsey, Eric Plunk, Orestes Destrade and Stefan Wever.

Barry Foote served as manager.


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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Dave WoodworthLOctober 30, 19596'3"190
Bob RafticeLJuly 20, 19626'5"208
Eric PlunkRRSeptember 3, 19636'5"210Wilmington, CA US
Steve PerusoRROctober 1, 19616'1"195
Felix PerdomoSRSeptember 11, 19635'9"155
Scott NielsenRRDecember 18, 19586'1"190Salt Lake City, UT US
Stacy MorganRDecember 2, 19596'4"190
Tony MerullaLRSeptember 16, 19596'0"195
Pedro MedinaSRJune 30, 19646'0"160
Steve RayLSeptember 15, 19616'4"210
Jim RiggsLRNovember 4, 19606'1"180
Tony RussellRRAugust 8, 19615'11"165
Brad WinklerLRJune 22, 19605'11"185
Gary WexRMarch 7, 19586'3"190
Stefan WeverRRApril 22, 19586'8"245Marburg, DE
Van StarnesRRNovember 7, 19605'10"170
Dave SmalleyLAugust 16, 19616'1"180
Mitch SeoaneRRFebruary 9, 19615'9"160
John SeitzRRMarch 10, 19606'1"185York, PA US
Dick ScottRRJuly 19, 19626'1"170Ellsworth, ME US
Chuck MathisonRJuly 3, 19626'1"180
Joe MackayRRJanuary 6, 19646'0"185
Phil LombardiRRFebruary 20, 19636'2"200Abilene, TX US
Logan EasleyRRNovember 4, 19616'1"185Salt Lake City, UT US
Orestes DestradeSRMay 8, 19626'4"210Santiago de Cuba, Santiago de Cuba CU
Darin CloningerROctober 1, 19625'11"185
Ronnie ChapmanSRJanuary 14, 19615'10"170
Tim ByronRRJune 3, 19606'3"205Newark, NJ US
Mark BlaserRROctober 19, 19606'0"185
Tim BirtsasLLSeptember 5, 19606'7"240Pontiac, MI US
Scot BeahanRMarch 15, 19626'3"195
Mike FennellLRMarch 14, 19606'3"205Saratoga Springs, NY US
Winston FicklinRRNovember 13, 19615'9"165Richmond, CA US
Ray FortalezaRRDecember 26, 19606'0"185
Bill LindseyRRApril 12, 19606'3"195Staten Island, NY US
Mark JohnstonLRFebruary 10, 19576'0"175Detroit, MI US
Jeff HorneRNovember 4, 19616'1"175
Johnny HawkinsSROctober 25, 19605'10"180
Rich GumbertRSeptember 13, 19636'3"200
Randy GrahamRMay 21, 19616'2"190Sebastopol, CA US
Brent GjesdalRRMay 5, 19616'0"193Portland, OR US
Steve FreyRLJuly 29, 19635'9"170Meadowbrook, PA US
Mike ArmstrongRRMarch 7, 19546'3"193Glen Cove, NY US

Average attendance is based upon the number of actual home dates where known (most leagues from 1992 and later). Where the number of home dates is not known, the average is calculated using half the team's total games.




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