1980 Atlanta Braves season
|1980 Atlanta Braves
|Major league affiliations|
|General manager(s)||John Mullen|
|Local television||WTBS/Superstation WTBS|
(Ernie Johnson, Pete Van Wieren, Skip Caray)
|Previous season Next season|
- December 5, 1979: Barry Bonnell, Pat Rockett, and Joey McLaughlin were traded by the Braves to the Toronto Blue Jays for Chris Chambliss and Luis Gómez.
- December 6, 1979: Adrian Devine and Pepe Frías were traded by the Braves to the Texas Rangers for Doyle Alexander, Larvell Blanks and $50,000.
Regular season 
On August 6, umpire Jerry Dale ruled that Braves shortstop Rafael Ramírez did not step on second base while turning a double play. Manager Bobby Cox argued the call and confronted Dale while tobacco juice streamed out of his mouth. Cox was accused of spitting on the umpire.
Season standings 
|Los Angeles Dodgers||92||71||1||.564|
|San Francisco Giants||75||86||17||.466|
|San Diego Padres||73||89||19.5||.451|
Notable transactions 
- June 3, 1980: Ken Dayley was drafted by the Braves in the 1st round (3rd pick) of the 1980 Major League Baseball Draft.
- July 1, 1980: Bill Haselrig (minors) was traded by the Braves to the New York Mets for Randy Johnson.
- August 8, 1980: Larvell Blanks was released by the Braves.
|1980 Atlanta Braves|
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
Other batters 
Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in
Starting pitchers 
Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts
Relief pitchers 
Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts
Farm system 
Awards and honors 
League leaders 
- Phil Niekro, National League leader, Losses
- Chris Chambliss page at Baseball Reference
- Doyle Alexander page at Baseball Reference
- Sports Illustrated, Thumbing his Way back home by Thomas Lake, July 26, 2010, p. 49, Published by Time Inc.
- Great Baseball Feats, Facts and Figures, 2008 Edition, p. 348, David Nemec and Scott Flatow, A Signet Book, Penguin Group, New York, NY, ISBN 978-0-451-22363-0
- Ken Dayley page at Baseball Reference
- Randy Johnson page at Baseball Reference
- Larvell Blanks page at Baseball-Reference
- Johnson, Lloyd; Wolff, Miles, eds. (1997). The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball (2nd ed.). Durham, N.C.: Baseball America. ISBN 978-0-9637189-8-3.
- 1980 Atlanta Braves season at Baseball Reference
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