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1980 San Francisco Giants season

1980 San Francisco Giants
Major League affiliations
Location
  • San Francisco, California (since 1958)
  • Other 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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    The 1980 San Francisco Giants season was the Giants' 98th season in Major League Baseball, their 23rd season in San Francisco since their move from New York following the 1957 season, and their 21st at Candlestick Park. The team finished in fifth place in the National League West with an 75-86 record, 17 games behind the Houston Astros.

    Offseason

    • 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]

    Roster

    1980 San Francisco Giants roster
    Roster
    Pitchers Catchers

    Infielders

    Outfielders Manager

    Coaches

    Player stats

    Batting

    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

    Pitching

    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

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