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1980 San Francisco Giants season

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1980 San Francisco Giants season

1980 San Francisco Giants
Major league affiliations
1980 information
Owner(s) Bob Lurie
General manager(s) Spec Richardson
Manager(s) Dave Bristol
Local television KTVU
(Lindsey Nelson, Gary Park)
Local radio KNBR
(Lindsey Nelson, Hank Greenwald)
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  • December 3, 1979: Guy Sularz was drafted by the Minnesota Twins from the San Francisco Giants in the 1979 rule 5 draft.[1]
  • December 19, 1979: Rob Andrews was released by the Giants.[2]
  • March 13, 1980: Rudy Meoli was signed as a free agent by the Giants.[3]
  • March 15, 1980: Joe Pettini was sent by the Montreal Expos to the San Francisco Giants to complete an earlier deal made on June 13, 1979.[4]

Regular season

Season standings

NL West W L GB Pct.
Houston Astros 93 70 -- .571
Los Angeles Dodgers 92 71 1 .564
Cincinnati Reds 89 73 3.5 .549
Atlanta Braves 81 80 11 .503
San Francisco Giants 75 86 17 .466
San Diego Padres 73 89 19.5 .451

Opening Day lineup

Notable transactions

Major League debuts

  • Batters:
    • Chris Bourjos (Aug 31)
    • Rich Murray (Jun 7)
    • Joe Pettini (Jul 10)
    • Guy Sularz (Sep 2)
  • Pitchers:
    • Bill Bordley (Jun 30)
    • Fred Breining (Sep 4)
    • Al Hargesheimer (Jul 14)
    • Mike Rowland (Jul 25)
    • Jeff Stember (Aug 5) [10]


1980 San Francisco Giants roster
Pitchers Catchers


Outfielders Manager


Player stats


Starters by position

Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At Bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting Average; HR = Home Runs; RBI = Runs Batted In

Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
3B Evans, DarrellDarrell Evans 154 556 147 .264 20 78
RF Clark, JackJack Clark 127 437 124 .284 22 82

Other batters

Note: G = Games played; AB = At Bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting Average; HR = Home Runs; RBI = Runs Batted In

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Murray, RichRich Murray 53 194 42 .216 4 24
Sadek, MikeMike Sadek 64 151 38 .252 1 16
McCovey, WillieWillie McCovey 48 113 23 .204 1 16


Starting pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Blue, VidaVida Blue 31 224 14 10 2.97 129
Hargesheimer, AlanAlan Hargesheimer 15 75 4 6 4.32 40

Other pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Halicki, EdEd Halicki 11 25 0 0 5.40 14

Relief pitchers

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Griffin, TomTom Griffin 43 5 1 0 2.76 79

Awards and honors

All-Star Game

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Phoenix Giants Pacific Coast League Rocky Bridges
AA Shreveport Captains Texas League Andy Gilbert
A Fresno Giants California League Jack Mull
A Clinton Giants Midwest League Wayne Cato
Rookie Great Falls Giants Pioneer League Ernie Rodriguez


External links

  • 1980 San Francisco Giants team page at Baseball Reference
  • 1980 San Francisco Giants team page at Baseball Almanac

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