1980 Pittsburgh Pirates season

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1980 Pittsburgh Pirates
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) John W. Galbreath
General manager(s) Pete Peterson
Manager(s) Chuck Tanner
Local television KDKA-TV
Lanny Frattare, Dave Martin, Nellie Briles
Local radio KDKA
Lanny Frattare, Dave Martin
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The 1980 Pittsburgh Pirates season was the 99th season of the Pittsburgh Pirates franchise; the 94th in Major League Baseball (MLB). The Pirates finished third in the National League East with a record of 83–79.

Offseason[edit]

  • November 24, 1979: Cecilio Guante was signed as an amateur free agent by the Pirates.[1]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

NL East W L GB Pct.
Philadelphia Phillies 91 71 -- .562
Montreal Expos 90 72 1 .556
Pittsburgh Pirates 83 79 8 .512
St. Louis Cardinals 74 88 17 .457
New York Mets 67 95 24 .414
Chicago Cubs 64 98 27 .395


Opening Day lineup[edit]

Notable transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

1980 Pittsburgh Pirates
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

Player stats[edit]

Batting[edit]

Starters by position[edit]

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
RF Parker, DaveDave Parker 139 518 153 .295 17 79

Other batters[edit]

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
Bevacqua, KurtKurt Bevacqua 22 43 7 .163 0 4

Pitching[edit]

Starting pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Bibby, JimJim Bibby 35 238.1 19 6 3.32 144
Blyleven, BertBert Blyleven 34 216.2 8 13 3.82 168

Other pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Relief pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Lee, MarkMark Lee 4 0 1 0 4.76 2
Roberts, DaveDave Roberts 2 0 1 0 3.86 1

Awards and honors[edit]

All-Stars[edit]

1980 Major League Baseball All-Star Game

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Portland Beavers Pacific Coast League Jim Mahoney
AA Buffalo Bisons Eastern League Steve Demeter
A Salem Pirates Carolina League Johnny Lipon
A Shelby Pirates South Atlantic League Joe Frisina
Rookie GCL Pirates Gulf Coast League Woody Huyke

Notes[edit]

References[edit]