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BALL PARK FIGURES
Henry Hecht
August 13, 1984
What a difference a year makes. Last season at this time, only the Tigers among the four current division leaders were above .500. Here are the records and standings for those four teams on Aug. 5, 1983 and exactly one year later:
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August 13, 1984

Ball Park Figures

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What a difference a year makes. Last season at this time, only the Tigers among the four current division leaders were above .500. Here are the records and standings for those four teams on Aug. 5, 1983 and exactly one year later:

AL East: Detroit
61-45, 2nd,—2; 72-38, +8

AL West: Minnesota
45-65, 6th,—13; 56-52, +1�

NL East: Chicago
50-58, 5th,—6�; 64-45, +�

NL West: San Diego
53-55, 4th,—13; 66-43, +9�

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