1984 Knoxville Blue Jays Statistics

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 Roster

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. Jack McKnight and Gibson Alba 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 Fred McGriff, Jeff Hearron, Alexis Infante, José Escobar, Gibson Alba, Dave Shipanoff, Jeff DeWillis, Cecil Fielder, Dave Walsh, Mike Sharperson, Steve Davis, Luis Aquino, Don Gordon, David Wells and José Segura.

John McLaren served as manager.


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Pitching:

Player W L W% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF
Jack McKnight118.5793.8124240810151.012875641383293018
Gibson Alba119.5504.64451016003110.78969575814100428
Steve Davis96.6003.4927252410154.71237160796477409
Greg Moore76.5382.315303900870.0712818242443105
Dave Walsh58.3853.2423192410119.31115443664060038
Dave Shipanoff59.3573.58361510112130.7108605211684108343
Devon Harper42.6672.68108100040.3361412427131001
José Segura46.4004.431212010069.0754734447126018
David Wells32.6002.5988031059.0582217317034001
Tim Rodgers34.4293.82158310061.3663226720033209
Tommy Blackmon35.3752.551010000060.0572517431326005
Keith Gilliam101.0001.9629016001146.0341310110124002
Colin McLaughlin15.1676.222731010063.7634844459052219
Don Gordon270.0
Mike Yearout002.081000004.34111112000
Johnny Taylor004.2251200010.795511308001
Luis Aquino009.003020004.03441317110
Mike Cullen009.001010001.00110300001
Jeff Reynolds0013.502020002.04330202000
Glenn Gallagher01.00011.3251200010.32013133305000
Mercedes Esquer02.0003.06100300117.7169611029100
Totals6773.4793.70373144111235251185.7107559448778680287401813780

Batting:

Player GP PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB DP HBP SH SF IBB
Mike Sharperson1405965428616525744820134866.304.361.399.7602161412
Jim Bishop13150644757127185757544991.284.353.394.7471762263
Derwin McNealy1446115406312412425131225291.230.297.278.57415021166
Ken Kinnard130477422541039733718851130.244.325.320.6451350312
Chris Johnston1064013593888172836223584.245.319.370.6901335021
Kevin Aitcheson87317283348253218752727.290.356.350.705993226
José Escobar963623404080134145621456.235.267.306.5731042240
Mark Poole782672473171110225211519.287.326.356.682881041
Alexis Infante672732532867131229641626.265.309.348.656880400
Cecil Fielder642622363360122944012248.254.317.436.7531031033
Jeff Hearron81291240306090728124736.250.376.375.751902112
Jeff Reynolds702462313358112941201245.251.286.433.7191000121
Augie Schmidt53210185194862223022019.259.327.346.673640232
Fred McGriff562221892947132925022955.249.347.481.828911033
Dale Holman2396789192005201614.244.365.269.634210022
Greg Griffin4013010214183024132425.176.341.265.606272113
Rico Sutton823221500130204.227.227.364.59180100
Kash Beauchamp311103400131012.400.455.7001.15570000
Hilario Soriano716161210010003.125.125.188.31230000
Jeff DeWillis1521000000031.000.600.000.60000000
Totals1385532247446041228180417152310473481842.259.327.359.6861703022344137


Fielding:

Player Pos GP PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB SB CS CS%
Fred McGriff1B56481451050.9819.393
Chris Johnston1B5148026541.9909.922
Jeff Reynolds1B2116617518.9738.714
Cecil Fielder1B2117310416.9798.714
Mike Sharperson2B14033142321103.9735.386
Jeff Reynolds2B65712.9232.000
José Escobar2B5121113.9584.600
Jim Bishop3B118922143015.9112.593
Augie Schmidt3B20133875.8792.550
Jeff Reynolds3B1181912.9642.455
José Escobar3B61912.9091.667
Jeff HearronC7838745143.9695.53812
Mark PooleC733945235.9936.11010
Hilario SorianoC621310.9604.0001
Jeff DeWillisC122001.0004.0001
Derwin McNealyOF144366991.9772.604
Ken KinnardOF1292401194.9651.946
Kevin AitchesonOF841389011.0001.750
Greg GriffinOF3750511.9821.486
Augie SchmidtOF26342001.0001.385
Jeff ReynoldsOF1524010.9601.600
Dale HolmanOF870001.000.875
Rico SuttonOF770001.0001.000
José EscobarOF34010.8001.333
Chris JohnstonOF220001.0001.000
Kash BeauchampOF260001.0003.000
Greg MooreP53818031.000.491
Gibson AlbaP4531720.909.444
Dave ShipanoffP3661840.857.667
Keith GilliamP29213011.000.517
Colin McLaughlinP2743001.000.259
Don GordonP27.000
Steve DavisP27317011.000.741
Jack McKnightP24142552.8861.625
Dave WalshP2332722.9381.304
Tim RodgersP159410.929.867
José SeguraP12611011.0001.417
Devon HarperP1073011.0001.000
Mercedes EsquerP1005001.000.500
Tommy BlackmonP107821.8821.500
David WellsP8416011.0002.500
Johnny TaylorP501001.000.200
Glenn GallagherP513001.000.800
Luis AquinoP301001.000.333
Jeff ReynoldsP20000.000
Mike YearoutP10000.000
Mike CullenP10000.000
José EscobarSS821022551249.9674.354
Alexis InfanteSS63922041838.9434.698
Augie SchmidtSS319041.0003.333
Jeff ReynoldsSS13210.8335.000
Totals159237191617172376.9693.3522400

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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