New York Mets - 1984 World Series ChampionFalling behind 3 games to 1, the New York Mets won the last 3 games, beating the Seattle Mariners 4 games to 3 to win the 1984 World Series.
Byron McLaughlin held the Mets to 3 runs on 6 hits getting the Game 1 victory. The Mariners scored 4 runs in the 2nd inning, 3 unearned to take the game 4-3.
Kevin Kobel got the Mets in the win column shutting out the Mariners allowing only 4 hits. The Mets offense exploded, scoring 10 runs in the first four innings in route to a 15-0 Game 2 victory. Dick Dietz, Hubie Brooks and Series MVP Steve Henderson each hit homers, with Brooks leading the way with 4 RBI.
Steve Henderson hit .364 with a 1.591 OPS, 2 doubles, 3 Home Runs and 7 RBI.
Bob Stoddard got the complete game win for the Mariners in Game 3, allowing 3 runs on 7 hits. Bill Stein opened the scoring for the Mariners with a Solo home Run in the 4th, and extended the lead in the 6th with solo homers by Ted Cox and Greg Pryor. The Mets tied the game in the top of 7th, and the Mariners responded in the bottom half on a RBI double by Rod Craig and RBI single by Bob Stein to get the victory 5-3.
The Mariners pitching continued to roll in Game 4. Kip Young pitched a complete game allowing 2 runs on 6 hits and the Mariners took a commanding 3 games to 1 Series lead. Stein started the scoring in the 1st with a RBI single, and Craig Robinson hit a 2 run homer in the 2nd to extend the Mariner lead. The Mets narrowed the lead 3-2, and the Mariners responded with 3 runs in the bottom of the 5th to take the game 7-2.
Game 5 was phenomenal. The pitching was on fire, with the game going 12 scoreless innings. McLaughlin pitched 8 scoreless innings, allowing 2 hits, and Doc Gooden pitched 9 scoreless innings striking out 9. In the top of 13th inning, the Mets scored on Gary Rajsich’s solo homer and Dietz followed with a 2 run shot to give the Mets the lead 3-0. Dave Henderson responded for the Mariners with a 2 run homer in the bottom of the 13th, but the Mets closed out the win 3-2.
The Mets took the early lead in Game 6 with back to back doubles in the 1st by Rajsich, Lee Mazzilli and Dietz. The Mariners responded taking the lead 5-3. The Mets responded scoring on a 2 run double by Steve Henderson in the 6th and and RBI single by Dietz in the 7th to send the Series to game 7 with a 8-5 victory.
Don Wilson gave the Mets the World Championship holding the Mariners to 1 run. The Mariners got 10 hits in the game, but Wilson kept them from crossing the plate. The Mets scored all 5 of their runs in the 1st inning, capping it off with a 2 run homer by Steve Henderson, taking the victory 5-1.
Rod Craig led the Mariners offense with a .379 Avg, 1.276 OPS, and 6 doubles.