On September 30, 1984 — In the dramatic race for the American League batting title, Don Mattingly goes 4 for 5 in the Yankees’ season-ending 4 – 2 win over the Tigers to edge teammate Dave Winfield .343 to .340. Winfield goes 1 for 4.

 


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