1980 Seattle Mariners season
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|1980 Seattle Mariners|
|Major League affiliations|
|Manager(s)||Darrell Johnson and Maury Wills|
|Local television||KING-TV 5|
|Local radio||KVI 570 AM
(Dave Niehaus, Ken Wilson, Bill Freehan)
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- November 1, 1979: Ruppert Jones and Jim Lewis were traded by the Mariners to the New York Yankees for Jim Beattie, Rick Anderson, Juan Beníquez and Jerry Narron.
- December 6, 1979: Rafael Vásquez, Rob Pietroburgo (minors) and a player to be named later were traded by the Mariners to the Cleveland Indians for Ted Cox. The Mariners completed the deal by sending Larry Anderson to the Indians on March 29, 1980.
- December 20, 1979: Willie Horton was signed as a free agent by the Mariners.
- January 11, 1980: 1980 Major League Baseball Draft (Secondary Phase)
- September 30, 1980: While pitching for the Mariners against the Kansas City Royals, Rick Honeycutt taped a thumbtack to his finger to cut the ball. Royals baserunner Willie Wilson spotted the tack from second base. The umpires investigated and not only found the tack, but also a gash in Honeycutt's forehead. Honeycutt was ejected from the game, suspended for 10 games, and fined.
|Kansas City Royals||97||65||--||.599|
|Chicago White Sox||70||90||26||.438|
- April 9, 1980: Dave Heaverlo was selected off waivers by the Mariners from the Oakland Athletics.
- June 14, 1980: Paul Serna was signed by the Mariners as an amateur free agent.
- June 16, 1980: Casey Parsons was purchased by the Mariners from the San Francisco Giants.
- June 3, 1980: 1980 Major League Baseball Draft
|1980 Seattle Mariners roster|
Starters by position
Note: G = Games played; AB = At Bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting Average; HR = Home Runs; RBI = Runs Batted In
|3B||Cox, TedTed Cox||83||247||60||.243||2||23|
|LF||Meyer, DanDan Meyer||146||531||146||.275||11||71|
|CF||Beníquez, JuanJuan Beníquez||70||237||54||.228||6||21|
|DH||Horton, WillieWillie Horton||97||335||74||.221||8||36|
|Narron, JerryJerry Narron||48||107||21||.196||4||18|
|Abbott, GlennGlenn Abbott||31||215||12||12||4.10||78|
|Honeycutt, RickRick Honeycutt||30||203.1||10||17||3.94||79|
|Beattie, JimJim Beattie||33||187.1||5||15||4.85||67|
|Anderson, RickRick Anderson||5||9.2||0||0||3.72|
|Heaverlo, DaveDave Heaverlo||60||6||3||4||3.89||42|
|Roberts, DaveDave Roberts||37||2||3||3||4.37||47|
See also: Minor league baseball
|AAA||Spokane Indians||Pacific Coast League||Rene Lachemann|
|AA||Lynn Sailors||Eastern League||Bobby Floyd|
|A||San Jose Missions||California League||Bill Plummer|
|Short-Season A||Bellingham Mariners||Northwest League||Jeff Scott|
LEAGUE CO-CHAMPIONS: Bellingham
- Jim Beattie page at Baseball Reference
- Rafael Vásquez page at Baseball Reference
- Willie Horton page at Baseball Reference
- Bill Mooneyham page at Baseball Reference
- Dan Firova page at Baseball Reference
- Dave Heaverlo page at Baseball Reference
- Paul Serna page at Baseball Reference
- Casey Parsons page at Baseball Reference
- Darnell Coles page at Baseball Reference
- John Moses page at Baseball Reference
- Ernest Riles page at Baseball Reference
- Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 2nd and 3rd editions. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 1997 and 2007