On January 5, 1984, the New York Yankees sign future Hall of Famer Phil Niekro to a two-year contract. Niekro, who went 11-10 with a 3.97 ERA for the Atlanta Braves in 1983, will fill a void in the Yankee rotation and allow the team to move Dave Righetti to the bullpen. Niekro will win 16 games for the Yankees in 1984.
Joel Youngblood becomes the first player to collect hits for two different teams in two cities on the same day
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