March 29, 1984 The Oakland A’s sign Dave Kingman as a free agent, he receives a two year deal woth $1.8M After hitting .198 with 13 homeruns for the Mets in 1983, Kingman bounces back to hit .268 with 35 bombs with Oakland.  He held a record for a player in his final season broken in 2016. He also holds the record for lowest batting average among players with at least 300 home runs (.236).

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