BLUE JAYS FANS



1985 Season

FAN RATING
56%
Based on 27 fan votes.
DISLIKELIKE
1985 Season1985 Season
Division: AL East (– GB)
Record: 99-62-0 (.615)
Pythagorean W-L: 99-62 (.615)
Finish: 1st of 7
Manager: B.Cox (99-62)
Attendance: 2,468,925 (+17% vs. 1984)
Avg. Ticket $: $N/A
Batters Age: 27.7 – Pitchers Age: 28.9
Post-Season: Lost ALCS (4-3)
Payroll: $9,968,853 (+164% vs. 1984)
Cost($)/Win: $100,695 (+137% vs. 1984)
Total Player WAR: 50.8 (+21% vs. 1984)

1985 FlowFlow Comparison: 1985 to 1984 & 1983
1985 Flow – Team record above/below .500, W/L streak and run differentual per game.
1985 Flow – 1985 compared to 1984, 1983.
1985 Playoffs
American League Championship Series: Game 1: 1-6 W | Game 2: 5-6 W | Game 3: 5-6 L | Game 4: 3-1 W | Game 5: 0-2 L | Game 6: 5-3 L | Game 7: 6-2 L

Standings
G W L W-L% GB RF RA DIFF
1. Toronto Blue Jays 161 99 62 .615 0.0 759 588 171
2. New York Yankees 161 97 64 .602 2.0 839 660 179
3. Detroit Tigers 161 84 77 .522 15.0 729 688 41
4. Baltimore Orioles 161 83 78 .516 16.0 818 764 54
5. Boston Red Sox 162 81 81 .500 18.5 800 720 80
6. Milwaukee Brewers 161 71 90 .441 28.0 690 802 -112
7. Cleveland Indians 162 60 102 .370 39.5 729 861 -132
  UNIFORM NUMBERS
 

Oliver

Johnson

Fernandez

Lee

Mulliniks

Garcia

Leach

Bell

Whitt

Martinez

Moseby

Iorg

Gruber

Clancy

Shepherd

Key

Fielder

Webster

Aikens

Matuszek

Davis

Upshaw

Thornton

Barfield

Musselman

Acker

Alexander

Clarke

Nicosia

Caudill

Stieb

Allenson

Burroughs

Lavelle

Leal

Filer

Henke

Lamp

Hearron

Cerutti

Awards & Honours
1985 George Bell
AL Silver Slugger
1985 Damaso Garcia
MLB All-Star
1985 Jimmy Key
MLB All-Star
1985 Dave Stieb
MLB All-Star
1985 Ernie Whitt
MLB All-Star
Blue Jays Debuts
1985-07-20  Gary Allenson made his first Blue Jays appearance – vs. the Oakland Athletics.
1985-04-08  Jeff Burroughs made his first Blue Jays appearance – vs. the Kansas City Royals.
1985-04-10  Bill Caudill made his first Blue Jays appearance – vs. the Kansas City Royals.
1985-09-01  John Cerutti made his first Blue Jays appearance – vs. the Chicago White Sox.
1985-08-25  Steve Davis made his first Blue Jays appearance – vs. the Chicago White Sox.
1985-07-20  Cecil Fielder made his first Blue Jays appearance – vs. the Oakland Athletics.
1985-07-09  Tom Filer made his first Blue Jays appearance – vs. the Seattle Mariners.
1985-08-25  Jeff Hearron made his first Blue Jays appearance – vs. the Chicago White Sox.
1985-07-29  Tom Henke made his first Blue Jays appearance – vs. the Baltimore Orioles.
1985-04-08  Gary Lavelle made his first Blue Jays appearance – vs. the Kansas City Royals.
1985-04-10  Manuel Lee made his first Blue Jays appearance – vs. the Kansas City Royals.
1985-04-08  Len Matuszek made his first Blue Jays appearance – vs. the Kansas City Royals.
1985-09-01  Steve Nicosia made his first Blue Jays appearance – vs. the Chicago White Sox.
1985-07-10  Al Oliver made his first Blue Jays appearance – vs. the Seattle Mariners.
1985-04-08  Lou Thornton made his first Blue Jays appearance – vs. the Kansas City Royals.
Blue Jays Departures
1985-04-27  Willie Aikens made his final Blue Jays appearance – vs. the Texas Rangers.
1985-08-23  Gary Allenson made his final Blue Jays appearance – vs. the Chicago White Sox.
1985-10-16  Jeff Burroughs made his final Blue Jays appearance – vs. the Kansas City Royals.
1985-09-25  Tom Filer made his final Blue Jays appearance – vs. the Boston Red Sox.
1985-06-29  Luis Leal made his final Blue Jays appearance – vs. the Detroit Tigers.
1985-07-08  Len Matuszek made his final Blue Jays appearance – vs. the Seattle Mariners.
1985-08-23  Ron Musselman made his final Blue Jays appearance – vs. the Chicago White Sox.
1985-09-27  Steve Nicosia made his final Blue Jays appearance – vs. the Milwaukee Brewers.
1985-10-16  Al Oliver made his final Blue Jays appearance – vs. the Kansas City Royals.
1985-04-18  Mitch Webster made his final Blue Jays appearance – vs. the Texas Rangers.
Injuries
1985-08-30: Jim Clancy
Transferred to 21-day DL
1985-08-30: Tom Filer
Placed on 15-day DL with sore right elbow
1985-07-27: Jim Clancy
Placed on 15-day DL with right shoulder tendinitis
1985-03-25: Jim Clancy
Placed on 21-day DL with appendectomy
RESULTS
The 1985 Blue Jays went 99-62-0 (.615). Here is a summary of their game results. For every individual game and box scores, visit the 1985 Box Scores page.
 
Month By Month Results
March No Games April 13-7-0 (.650)
Best streak: 6 Wins
May 17-8-0 (.680)
Best streak: 8 Wins
June 16-13-0 (.552)
Best streak: 5 Wins
July 18-10-0 (.643)
Best streak: 9 Wins
August 17-10-0 (.630)
Best streak: 4 Wins
September 17-9-0 (.654)
Best streak: 4 Wins
October 1-5-0 (.167)
Best streak: 1 Wins
Record at Home Vs Opponents (54-26-0, .675)
Baltimore Orioles 4-1-0 (.800) Boston Red Sox 4-3-0 (.571)
California Angels 5-1-0 (.833) Chicago White Sox 5-1-0 (.833)
Cleveland Indians 4-2-0 (.667) Detroit Tigers 5-2-0 (.714)
Kansas City Royals 2-4-0 (.333) Milwaukee Brewers 5-2-0 (.714)
Minnesota Twins 5-1-0 (.833) New York Yankees 2-4-0 (.333)
Oakland Athletics 3-3-0 (.500) Seattle Mariners 6-0-0 (1.000)
Texas Rangers 4-2-0 (.667)
Record Away Vs Opponents (45-36-0, .556)
@ Baltimore Orioles 4-3-0 (.571) @ Boston Red Sox 0-6-0 (.000)
@ California Angels 2-4-0 (.333) @ Chicago White Sox 4-2-0 (.667)
@ Cleveland Indians 5-2-0 (.714) @ Detroit Tigers 2-4-0 (.333)
@ Kansas City Royals 3-3-0 (.500) @ Milwaukee Brewers 4-2-0 (.667)
@ Minnesota Twins 3-3-0 (.500) @ New York Yankees 5-2-0 (.714)
@ Oakland Athletics 4-2-0 (.667) @ Seattle Mariners 4-2-0 (.667)
@ Texas Rangers 5-1-0 (.833)

Top 10 Attended Games
 
# Date Home Away Fans
1985#159  1985-10-04 Toronto Blue Jays 3 New York Yankees 4 47,686
1985#36  1985-05-20 Toronto Blue Jays 6 Chicago White Sox 1 44,715
1985#160  1985-10-05 Toronto Blue Jays 5 New York Yankees 1 44,608
1985#53  1985-06-08 Toronto Blue Jays 1 Detroit Tigers 10 44,484
1985#161  1985-10-06 Toronto Blue Jays 0 New York Yankees 8 44,422
1985#130  1985-09-01 Toronto Blue Jays 1 Chicago White Sox 4 44,182
1985#98  1985-07-27 Toronto Blue Jays 8 California Angels 3 44,116
1985#52  1985-06-07 Toronto Blue Jays 9 Detroit Tigers 2 42,455
1985#116  1985-08-17 Toronto Blue Jays 2 Kansas City Royals 4 42,313
1985#67  1985-06-22 Toronto Blue Jays 3 Boston Red Sox 5 42,117

 

1985 Team Stats + Franchise Ranking | Go To Team Stats
TEAM BATTING R/G R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS DP
1985 4.71 759 1482 281 53 158 714 144 77 503 807 .269 .331 .425 .757 125
FRANCHISE RANK 22nd 22nd 13th 25th 4th 31st 22nd 7th 45th 26th 7th 12th 15th 21st 17th 39th
vs. 1984 27th 25th 6th 30th 1st 34th 27th 1st 42nd 40th 10th 7th 16th 23rd 22nd 38th

 

TEAM PITCHING RA/G ERA CG tSHO SV IP H R ER HR BB SO WHIP K/9 HR/9 E DP F%
1985 3.65 3.31 18 9 47 1448.0 1312 588 532 147 484 823 1.240 5.12 0.91 125 164 .980
FRANCHISE RANK 1st 1st 13th 27th 7th 18th 6th 4th 3rd 16th 13th 40th 5th 41st 12th 39th 13th 37th
vs. 1984 15th 12th 7th 24th 35th 6th 22nd 19th 18th 10th 26th 36th 19th 38th 8th 38th 10th 38th

 

 

1985 Leaders | Go To Player Stats
BATTING AVG OPS% HITS HOME RUNS RBI’s
.313 – Iorg .905 – Barfield 169 – Garcia 28 – Bell 95 – Bell
WINS WHIP ERA STRIKEOUTS SAVES
17 – Alexander .925 – Henke 2.01 – Henke 167 – Stieb 14 – Caudill
MOST APPEARANCES BY POSITION
Bell (157)
Moseby (152)
Barfield (147)
Fernandez (160)
Garcia (142)
Mulliniks (119)
Stieb (36)
Alexander (36)
Key (35)
Clancy (23)
Leal (15)
Upshaw (147)
DH) Burroughs (74)
Whitt (134)


POSITION PLAYERS / STATS
  G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB SH SF IBB HBP GDP
Bell 157 607 87 167 28 6 28 95 21 6 43 90 .275 .327 .479 .807 291 0 8 6 8 8
Garcia 146 600 70 169 25 4 8 65 28 15 15 41 .282 .302 .377 .679 226 5 3 2 4 13
Moseby 152 584 92 151 30 7 18 70 37 15 76 91 .259 .345 .426 .772 249 1 5 4 4 12
Fernandez 161 564 71 163 31 10 2 51 13 6 43 41 .289 .340 .390 .730 220 7 2 2 2 12
Barfield 155 539 94 156 34 9 27 84 22 8 66 143 .289 .369 .536 .905 289 0 3 5 4 14
Upshaw 148 501 79 138 31 5 15 65 8 8 48 71 .275 .342 .447 .789 224 1 3 7 4 6
Whitt 139 412 55 101 21 2 19 64 3 6 47 59 .245 .323 .444 .767 183 3 2 9 1 7
Mulliniks 129 366 55 108 26 1 10 57 2 0 55 54 .295 .383 .454 .836 166 1 5 2 0 10
Iorg 131 288 33 90 22 1 7 37 3 6 21 26 .313 .358 .469 .827 135 2 1 3 0 6
Burroughs 86 191 19 49 9 3 6 28 0 1 34 36 .257 .366 .429 .795 82 0 2 1 0 7
  G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB SH SF IBB HBP GDP
Oliver 61 187 20 47 6 1 5 23 0 0 7 13 .251 .282 .374 .656 70 0 0 2 1 8
Matuszek 62 151 23 32 6 2 2 15 2 1 11 24 .212 .259 .318 .577 48 0 4 0 0 5
Martinez 42 99 11 16 3 0 4 14 0 0 10 12 .162 .239 .313 .552 31 0 3 0 1 3
Fielder 30 74 6 23 4 0 4 16 0 0 6 16 .311 .358 .527 .885 39 0 1 0 0 2
Johnson 24 73 4 20 0 0 1 10 0 0 9 15 .274 .349 .315 .664 23 0 1 0 0 1
Thornton 56 72 18 17 1 1 1 8 1 0 2 24 .236 .267 .319 .586 23 0 0 0 1 2
Lee 64 40 9 8 0 0 0 0 1 4 2 9 .200 .238 .200 .438 8 1 0 0 0 2
Leach 16 35 2 7 0 1 0 1 0 0 3 9 .200 .263 .257 .520 9 0 0 1 0 0
Shepherd 38 35 7 4 2 0 0 1 3 0 2 12 .114 .162 .171 .334 6 0 0 0 0 1
Allenson 14 34 2 4 1 0 0 3 0 0 0 10 .118 .118 .147 .265 5 0 0 0 0 1
  G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB SH SF IBB HBP GDP
Aikens 12 20 2 4 1 0 1 5 0 0 3 6 .200 .292 .400 .692 8 0 1 0 0 1
Nicosia 6 15 0 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .267 .267 .267 .533 4 0 0 0 0 0
Gruber 5 13 0 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 .231 .231 .231 .462 3 0 0 0 0 0
Hearron 4 7 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .143 .143 .143 .286 1 0 0 0 0 0
Webster 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0

 

PITCHERS / STATS
W L % G GS CG SHO GF SV IP H R ER HR BB SO HBP WP BF IBB BK ERA WHIP
Stieb 14 13 .519 36 36 8 2 0 0 265.0 206 89 73 22 96 167 9 4 1087 3 1 2.48 1.140
Alexander 17 10 .630 36 36 6 1 0 0 260.2 268 105 100 28 67 142 6 9 1090 0 0 3.45 1.285
Key 14 6 .700 35 32 3 0 0 0 212.2 188 77 71 22 50 85 2 6 856 1 1 3.00 1.119
Clancy 9 6 .600 23 23 1 0 0 0 128.2 117 54 54 15 37 66 0 2 527 0 0 3.78 1.197
Lamp 11 0 1.000 53 1 0 0 11 2 105.2 96 42 39 7 27 68 0 5 426 3 0 3.32 1.164
Acker 7 2 .778 61 0 0 0 26 10 86.1 86 35 31 7 43 42 3 2 370 1 0 3.23 1.494
Lavelle 5 7 .417 69 0 0 0 19 8 72.2 54 30 25 5 36 50 0 0 298 5 1 3.10 1.239
Caudill 4 6 .400 67 0 0 0 51 14 69.1 53 26 23 9 35 46 2 0 297 6 0 2.99 1.269
Leal 3 6 .333 15 14 0 0 1 0 67.1 82 46 43 13 24 33 3 3 303 3 1 5.75 1.574
Musselman 3 0 1.000 25 4 0 0 9 0 52.1 59 28 26 2 24 29 0 3 236 2 0 4.47 1.586
W L % G GS CG SHO GF SV IP H R ER HR BB SO HBP WP BF IBB BK ERA WHIP
Filer 7 0 1.000 11 9 0 0 0 0 48.2 38 21 21 6 18 24 0 0 192 0 1 3.88 1.151
Henke 3 3 .500 28 0 0 0 22 13 40.0 29 12 9 4 8 42 0 0 153 2 0 1.99 0.925
Davis 2 1 .667 10 5 0 0 1 0 28.0 23 14 11 5 13 22 0 0 117 0 0 3.45 1.286
Cerutti 0 2 .000 4 1 0 0 1 0 6.2 10 7 4 1 4 5 1 2 36 0 0 5.40 2.100
Clarke 0 0 nan 4 0 0 0 2 0 4.0 3 2 2 1 2 2 0 0 16 0 0 3.86 1.250
Clarke 0 0 nan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.000

 

10 Most Valuable Players
  RBat Rbaser Rdp Rfield Rpos RAA WAA Rrep RAR WAR waaWL% 162WL% oWAR dWAR oRAR
Barfield 28 2 -1 23 -5 47 5 21 68 6.9 0.531 0.530 4.5 1.9 45
Bell 14 4 2 4 -6 19 2 23 41 4.1 0.512 0.512 3.7 -0.1 37
Fernandez -3 -2 2 12 10 18 2 21 39 3.9 0.512 0.512 2.8 2.3 28
Mulliniks 13 0 0 3 2 17 2 15 32 3.2 0.514 0.511 2.9 0.5 29
Moseby 5 0 0 3 2 10 1 22 32 3.1 0.507 0.506 2.9 0.5 29
Whitt 0 -2 0 4 8 9 1 16 25 2.5 0.507 0.506 2.1 1.2 21
Upshaw 4 -1 1 8 -7 4 1 19 23 2.2 0.503 0.502 1.5 0.1 15
Iorg 6 -3 0 1 2 7 1 11 18 1.7 0.505 0.504 1.6 0.4 16
Garcia -13 -1 0 3 5 -5 -1 21 16 1.5 0.496 0.497 1.2 0.9 13
Fielder 4 0 0 2 -1 5 1 3 8 0.8 0.518 0.503 0.6 0.1 6

 

10 Most Valuable Pitchers
  R RA9 RA9opp RA9def RA9role PPFp RA9Avg RAA WAA gmLI WAAadj WAR RAR waaWL% 162WL%
Stieb 89 3.02 4.56 0.42 0.15 102.0 4.37 40 4.4 0.00 -0.1 6.8 65 0.623 0.527
Key 77 3.26 4.71 0.46 0.14 101.4 4.45 28 3.1 1.01 -0.1 5.0 48 0.588 0.519
Alexander 105 3.63 4.63 0.46 0.15 102.3 4.43 24 2.5 0.00 -0.1 4.8 48 0.570 0.516
Clancy 54 3.78 4.56 0.45 0.15 100.8 4.30 8 0.8 0.00 -0.1 1.9 20 0.535 0.505
Lamp 42 3.58 4.58 0.43 -0.31 101.0 3.88 4 0.4 1.54 -0.1 1.3 14 0.507 0.502
Acker 35 3.65 4.67 0.45 -0.31 102.3 4.00 3 0.4 1.82 0.0 1.2 12 0.506 0.502
Henke 12 2.70 4.65 0.35 -0.37 102.7 4.04 6 0.6 1.62 0.1 1.1 10 0.522 0.504
Caudill 26 3.38 4.59 0.42 -0.36 101.9 3.87 4 0.4 1.47 0.0 1.0 10 0.506 0.502
Lavelle 30 3.72 4.72 0.40 -0.38 100.7 3.97 2 0.2 2.08 0.0 0.9 9 0.503 0.501
Filer 21 3.88 4.61 0.41 0.10 103.3 4.44 3 0.3 0.71 0.0 0.8 8 0.529 0.502
Top 10 SalariesSalary Index
Player Salary $ Per Game Total as Blue Jay
1. Dave Stieb 913,636 $25,379 $2,434,636
2. Doyle Alexander 875,000 $24,306 $1,475,000
3. Bill Caudill 833,333 $12,438 $833,333
4. Damaso Garcia 740,000 $5,068 $1,958,000
5. Willie Upshaw 730,000 $4,932 $781,000
6. Lloyd Moseby 587,500 $3,865 $683,500
7. Jim Clancy 580,000 $25,217 $641,000
8. Dennis Lamp 516,667 $9,748 $933,334
9. Gary Lavelle 475,000 $6,884 $475,000
10. Ernie Whitt 370,000 $2,662 $1,119,000
Amateur Draft Top 10 PicksDraft Index
Phase Rnd. # Player Signed Bonus Source School
June-Reg 1 25 Greg David (C) Yes 0.12 MM HS Barron Collier (Naples,FL)
June-Reg 2 53 Kevin Batiste (RF-LF) Yes 0.00 MM HS Ball (Galveston,TX)
June-Reg 3 79 Joe Humphries (P) Yes 0.00 MM College Western Michigan
June-Reg 4 105 Chris Jones (RF-LF) Yes 0.00 MM College Ohio State
June-Reg 5 131 Jeff Mays (P) Yes 0.00 MM College Nebraska
June-Reg 6 157 Jeff Musselman (P) Yes 0.00 MM College Harvard
June-Reg 7 183 Shawn Jeter (RF) Yes 0.00 MM HS Woodlawn (Shreveport,LA)
June-Reg 8 209 Steve Mumaw (P) Yes 0.00 MM College Tampa
June-Reg 9 235 Brian Johnson (C) No 0.00 MM HS Westfield (Houston,TX)
June-Reg 10 261 Eric Boddie (OF) No 0.00 MM HS West (Waukegan,IL)
Phase Rnd. # Player Signed Bonus Source School
June-Sec 1 3 Todd Stottlemyre (P) Yes 0.00 MM College Yakima Valley College
June-Sec 2 29 Craig Bolton (P) Yes 0.00 MM College Santa Fe CC
June-Sec 3 53 Chris Lee (P) No 0.00 MM College Florida SW
June-Sec 4 74 Tony Pickett (OF) No 0.00 MM College Contra Costa
June-Sec 5 86 Joe Hollinshed (1B) Yes 0.00 MM College Lurleen B. Wallace
June-Sec 6 96 Bruce Powers (OF) No 0.00 MM College Skyline
June-Sec 7 102 Oneri Fleita (P) Yes 0.00 MM College Miami Dade
Phase Rnd. # Player Signed Bonus Source School
Jan-Reg 1 25 Howard Farmer (P) Yes 0.00 MM College Utica College
Jan-Reg 2 51 Brian Veilleux (P) No 0.00 MM College Allen County CC
Jan-Reg 3 77 John Kohli (P) No 0.00 MM College Mira Costa College
Jan-Reg 4 103 Jim Tracy (P) Yes 0.00 MM College North Shore CC
Jan-Reg 5 129 Craig Bolton (P) No 0.00 MM College Santa Fe CC
Jan-Reg 6 154 Joe Hollinshed (1B) No 0.00 MM College Lurleen B. Wallace
Jan-Reg 7 178 Michael House (P) Yes 0.00 MM College Bellevue CC
Jan-Reg 8 202 Dennis Jones (P) Yes 0.00 MM College Gadsden State CC
Jan-Reg 9 225 Marvin McBurrows (OF) Yes 0.00 MM College Chipola
Jan-Reg 10 246 Don Stanford (P) Yes 0.00 MM College Onondaga CC
Phase Rnd. # Player Signed Bonus Source School
Jan-Sec 1 14 Oneri Fleita (P) No 0.00 MM College Miami Dade
Jan-Sec 2 40 Wendell Harris (OF) No 0.00 MM HS Pasadena (Pasadena,CA)
Jan-Sec 3 60 Keith Felden (P) Yes 0.00 MM College St. Petersburg College
Jan-Sec 4 67 James Willis (OF) No 0.00 MM College Triton College