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1980 New York YankeesSeason Roster
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Dennis Werth played for the 1980 New York Yankees
LeagueAmerican LeagueDivisionEastLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameYankees
LocationBronx,New York
Record103-59 (1st in American League East)League Rank1stMLB Rank1st
BallparkYankee Stadium I
ManagerDick HowserGeneral ManagerGene Michael
CoachesYogi Berra (Bench Coach), Mike Ferraro (Third Base Coach), Jim Hegan (Bullpen Coach), Charlie Lau (Hitting Coach), Dom Scala (Bullpen Coach), Jeff Torborg (First Base Coach), Stan Williams (Pitching Coach)
PlayoffsLost ALCS (Royals)
#1 Draft PickBilly Cannon (#74)
Attendance2,627,417 (Rank: 3rd)
Minor League AffiliatesColumbus Clippers (AAA) 83-57 ... Nashville Sounds (AA) 97-46 ... Fort Lauderdale Yankees (A+) 83-54 ... Greensboro Hornets (A) 82-57 ... Oneonta Yankees (A-) 49-25 ... Gulf Coast Yankees (Rk) 27-35 ... Paintsville Yankees (Rk) 46-24 ...
Years Available1901-2018

Team History -- 1980 Statistics -- 1980 Roster VR -- Game Log -- Batting Lineups -- Defensive Lineups -- Starting Pitchers -- Draft Picks -- Prospects -- Organizational Roster -- Transactions

 
The players below represent ALL players who played at least 1 game for the 1980 New York Yankees.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1980 baseball season.

1980 New York Yankees Roster

TopPREV   NEXT Visual Roster Major Leaguers Active Players Drafted Players 1st Round Draft Picks Still Active on Roster
UnifPlayer NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsHigh SchoolCollege(s)Draft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)
43Doug BirdP6-4 180 R-R 1950-03-05 30Corona,California MLB1969-19831973-1983Pomona (Pomona,CA)Mount San Antonio Col
1969- 8- 152-SE1
 
27Paul BlairOF6-0 171 R-R 1944-02-01 36Cushing,Oklahoma MLB1962-19801964-1980Manual Arts (Los Angeles,CA)
1961-   UDFA-NYN
 
61Marshall Brant1B6-5 185 R-R 1955-09-17 24Garberville,California MLB1975-19831980-1983Rancho Cotate (Rohnert Park,CA)Sonoma St, Santa Rosa Junior Col
1975- 4-  73-NYN
 
13Bobby BrownOF6-1 205 B-R 1954-05-24 26Norfolk,Virginia MLB1972-19851979-1985Northampton (Eastville,VA)
1972-11- 264-BAL
 
10Rick CeroneC5-11 185 R-R 1954-05-19 26Newark,New Jersey MLB1974-19921975-1992Essex Catholic (East Orange,NJ)Seton Hall U.
1975- 1-   7-CLE
 
39Ron DavisP6-4 207 R-R 1955-08-06 24Houston,Texas MLB1975-19901978-1988Milby (Houston,TX)Blinn Col
1976- 3-  56-CHN
 
20Bucky DentSS5-11 181 R-R 1951-11-25 28Savannah,Georgia MLB1970-19841973-1984Hialeah (Hialeah,FL)Miami-Dade Col
1970- 1-   6-SLN
 
18Brian Doyle2B-SS5-10 160 L-R 1955-01-26 25Louisville,Kentucky MLB1972-19821978-1981Caverna (Cave City,KY)
1972- 4-  76-TEX
 
31Ed FigueroaP6-1 190 R-R 1948-10-14 31Ciales,Puerto Rico MLB1966-19821974-1981  
1966-   UDFA-NYN
 
17Oscar GambleOF5-11 165 L-R 1949-12-20 30Ramer,Alabama MLB1968-19851969-1985Carver (Montgomery,AL)
1968-16- 363-CHN
 
54Rich GossageP6-3 217 R-R 1951-07-05 28Colorado Springs,Colorado MLB1970-19941972-1994Roy J. Wasson (Colorado Springs,CO)Colorado St-Pueblo
1970- 9- 204-CHA
 
52Mike GriffinP6-5 197 R-R 1957-06-26 23Colusa,California MLB1977-19891979-1989Woodland (Woodland,CA)
1976- 3-  60-TEX
 
49Ron GuidryP5-11 160 L-L 1950-08-28 29Lafayette,Louisiana MLB1969-19891975-1988Carencro (Lafayette,LA)UL Lafayette
1971- 3-  67-NYA
 
19Brad GuldenC5-11 180 L-R 1956-06-10 24New Ulm,Minnesota MLB1975-19861978-1986Chaska (Chaska,MN)
1975-17- 408-LAN
 
55Roger Holt2B5-11 165 B-R 1956-04-08 24Daytona Beach,Florida MLB1975-19821980-1980Leesburg (Leesburg,FL)Florida
1977- 4- 101-NYA
 
44Reggie JacksonOF6-0 200 L-L 1946-05-18 34Wynecote,Pennsylvania MLB1966-19871967-1987Cheltenham (Cheltenham,PA)Arizona St
1966- 1-   2-KC1
 
25Tommy JohnP6-3 185 R-L 1943-05-22 37Terre Haute,Indiana MLB1961-19891963-1989Gerstmeyer (Terre Haute,IN)Indiana St
1961-   UDFA-CLE
 
22Ruppert JonesOF5-10 170 L-L 1955-03-12 25Dallas,Texas MLB1973-19891976-1987Berkeley (Berkeley,CA)
1973- 3-  57-KCA
 
36Jim KaatP6-4 217 L-L 1938-11-07 41Zeeland,Michigan MLB1957-19831959-1983Zeeland (Zeeland,MI)Hope Col
1957-   UDFA-WS1
 
46Joe LefebvreOF5-10 175 L-R 1956-02-22 24Concord,New Hampshire MLB1976-19861980-1986Concord (Concord,NH)Eckerd Col
1977- 3-  75-NYA
 
53Tim LollarP6-3 200 L-L 1956-03-17 24Poplar Bluff,Missouri MLB1978-19871980-1986Farmington (Farmington,MO)Arkansas, Mineral Area Col
1978- 4- 104-NYA
 
45Rudy MayP6-3 207 L-L 1944-07-18 35Coffeyville,Kansas MLB1963-19831965-1983Castlemont (Oakland,CA)
1962-   UDFA-MIN
 
2Bobby MurcerOF-DH5-11 180 L-R 1946-05-20 34Oklahoma City,Oklahoma MLB1964-19851965-1983Southeast (Oklahoma City,OK)
1964-   UDFA-NYA
 
9Graig Nettles3B6-0 185 L-R 1944-08-20 35San Diego,California MLB1966-19881967-1988San Diego (San Diego,CA)San Diego St
1965- 4-  74-MIN
 
26Johnny OatesC5-11 185 L-R 1946-01-21 34Sylva,North Carolina MLB1967-19811970-1981Prince George (Prince George,VA)Virginia Tech
1967- 1-  10-BAL
 
36Gaylord PerryP6-4 215 R-R 1938-09-15 41Williamston,North Carolina MLB1958-19831962-1983Williamston (Williamston,NC)
1958-   UDFA-SFN
 
14Lou PiniellaOF6-2 199 R-R 1943-08-28 36Tampa,Florida MLB1963-19841964-1984Jesuit (Tampa,FL)Tampa
1962-   UDFA-CLE
 
30Willie Randolph2B5-11 171 R-R 1954-07-06 25Holly Hill,South Carolina MLB1972-19921975-1992Tilden (Brooklyn,NY)
1972- 7- 167-PIT
 
47Bruce RobinsonC6-1 185 L-R 1954-04-16 26La Jolla,California MLB1973-19841978-1980La Jolla (La Jolla,CA)Stanford U.
1975- 1-  21-OAK
 
27Aurelio Rodriguez3B5-10 180 R-R 1947-12-28 32Cananea,Mexico MLB1965-19831967-1983  
1966-   UDFA-CAL
 
57Dennis SherrillSS6-0 165 R-R 1956-03-03 24Miami,Florida MLB1974-19801978-1980South Miami (Miami,FL)
1974- 1-  12-NYA
 
21Eric SoderholmDH-3B5-11 187 R-R 1948-09-24 31Cortland,New York MLB1968-19801971-1980Coral Park (Miami,FL)South Georgia St
1968- 1-   1-MIN
 
12Jim Spencer1B6-2 195 L-L 1947-07-30 32Hanover,Pennsylvania MLB1965-19821968-1982Andover (Linthicum,MD)
1969-42- 909-SE1
 
11Fred StanleySS-2B5-10 167 R-R 1947-08-13 32Farnhamville,Iowa MLB1966-19821969-1982Monte Vista (Spring Valley,CA)
1966- 8- 143-HOU
 
23Luis TiantP5-11 190 R-R 1940-11-23 39Mariano,Cuba MLB1959-19821964-1982  
1962-   UDFA-CLE
 
38Tom UnderwoodP5-11 170 R-L 1953-12-22 26Kokomo,Indiana MLB1973-19851974-1984Kokomo (Kokomo,IN)
1972- 2-  27-PHI
 
28Bob Watson1B6-2 205 R-R 1946-04-10 34Los Angeles,California MLB1965-19841966-1984Fremont (Los Angeles,CA)
1970-15- 362-CHN
 
24Dennis Werth1B-OF6-1 200 R-R 1952-12-29 27Lincoln,Illinois MLB1974-19841979-1982Mount Pulaski (Mount Pulaski,IL)So.Illinois U.-Edwardsville
1974-19- 437-NYA
 
56,59Ted WilbornOF6-0 165 B-R 1958-12-16 21Waco,Texas MLB1976-19871979-1980McClatchy (Sacramento,CA)
1976- 4-  88-NYA
 
39 Players