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1984 Knoxville Blue Jays Roster

Southern League (SL) - Class: AA
Team Record: 70-75
Finished 3rd in the SL's West Division
Manager: John McLaren (70-75)
Affiliation: Toronto Blue Jays
Location: Knoxville, Tennessee
Ballpark: Smithson Stadium
Attendance: 100,576, Avg. 1,387
1984 Knoxville Blue Jays Statistics

Playoffs - Knoxville Blue Jays 3 games, Nashville Sounds 1
Finals - Charlotte O's 3 games, Knoxville Blue Jays 0

The Knoxville Blue Jays of the Southern League ended the 1984 season with a record of 70 wins and 75 losses, finishing third in the league's West Division.

The Blue Jays scored 605 runs and yielded 605 runs. Jim Bishop drove in 57 runs. Mike Sharperson paced hitters with significant playing time by connecting at a .304 clip. Gibson Alba and Jack McKnight topped the squad with 11 wins each, while Dave Walsh recorded a 3.25 ERA, tops among pitchers with enough qualifying appearances.

Players from the 1984 Knoxville Blue Jays who spent time in the Majors during their careers included Cecil Fielder, Steve Davis, Jose Escobar, Jeff DeWillis, Don Gordon, Fred McGriff, Gibson Alba, Luis Aquino, Dave Shipanoff, Jose Segura, Mike Sharperson, Alexis Infante, Jeff Hearron, Dave Walsh and David Wells.

John McLaren served as manager.


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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Kevin AitchesonLRNovember 27, 19606'2"190
Gibson AlbaLLJanuary 18, 19606'2"160Santiago, Santiago DO
Luis AquinoRRMay 19, 19646'0"155Santurce, PR
Kash BeauchampRRJanuary 8, 19636'3"165Bartlesville, OK US
Jim BishopRRApril 11, 19636'2"215
Tommy BlackmonRFebruary 15, 19606'0"185Florence, SC US
Mike CullenRRMarch 21, 19606'2"195
Steve DavisLLAugust 4, 19606'1"195San Antonio, TX US
Jeff DeWillisRRApril 13, 19656'2"170Houston, TX US
Jose EscobarRROctober 30, 19605'10"140La Sabana, Vargas VE
Mercedes EsquerRLAugust 2, 19596'0"147Guasave, Sinaloa MX
Cecil FielderRRSeptember 21, 19636'3"230Los Angeles, CA US
Glenn GallagherROctober 21, 19596'0"180
Keith GilliamLMarch 25, 19606'2"185
Don GordonRROctober 10, 19596'1"175New York, NY US
Greg GriffinRROctober 24, 19605'10"175
Devon HarperRJuly 11, 19576'1"185
Jeff HearronRRNovember 19, 19616'1"195Long Beach, CA US
Dale HolmanLROctober 25, 19586'2"188Monroe, LA US
Alexis InfanteRRDecember 4, 19615'10"175Barquisimeto, Lara VE
Chris JohnstonRRApril 22, 19616'3"195
Ken KinnardSRFebruary 24, 19616'3"195Claremore, OK US
Fred McGriffLLOctober 31, 19636'3"200Tampa, FL US
Jack McKnightRJune 7, 19616'2"180
Colin McLaughlinRRJune 9, 19596'6"210Winchester, MA US
Derwin McNealyLLApril 25, 19606'1"160Carson, CA US
Greg MooreROctober 30, 19596'0"190
Mark PooleRRApril 15, 19596'0"185
Jeff ReynoldsRRJanuary 27, 19606'0"197
Tim RodgersRFebruary 2, 19606'0"173
Augie SchmidtRRJune 28, 19616'2"175
Jose SeguraRRJanuary 26, 19635'11"180Fundacion, Barahona DO
Mike SharpersonRROctober 4, 19616'3"190Orangeburg, SC US
Dave ShipanoffRRNovember 13, 19596'2"185Edmonton, AB CA
Hilario SorianoRR6'0"170
Rico SuttonRRAugust 23, 19596'0"175
Johnny TaylorRLJuly 19, 19585'11"195Decherd, TN US
Dave WalshLLSeptember 25, 19606'1"185Arlington, MA US
David WellsLLMay 20, 19636'3"187Torrance, CA US
Mike YearoutLAugust 15, 19616'1"185

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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