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1980 Cincinnati RedsSeason Roster
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Ron Oester played for the 1980 Cincinnati Reds
LeagueNational LeagueDivisionWestLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameReds
LocationCincinnati,Ohio
Record89-73 (3rd in National League West)League Rank5thMLB Rank8th
BallparkRiverfront Stadium
ManagerJohn McNamaraGeneral ManagerDick Wagner
CoachesHarry Dunlop (Bullpen Coach), Bill Fischer (Pitching Coach), Russ Nixon (First Base Coach), Ron Plaza (Assistant Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickRon Robinson (#19)
Attendance2,022,450 (Rank: 8th)
Minor League AffiliatesIndianapolis Indians (AAA) 58-77 ... Waterbury Reds (AA) 75-64 ... Tampa Tarpons (A+) 64-67 ... Cedar Rapids Reds (A) 59-81 ... Eugene Emeralds (A-) 37-33 ... Billings Mustangs (Rk) 44-26 ...
Years Available1876-2018

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 Cincinnati Reds.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1980 baseball season.

1980 Cincinnati Reds 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)
23Rick AuerbachSS-3B6-0 165 R-R 1950-02-15 30Woodland Hills,California MLB1969-19811971-1981Taft (Woodland Hills,CA)Los Angeles Pierce Col
1969- 7- 145-SE1
 
40Doug BairP6-0 180 R-R 1949-08-22 30Defiance,Ohio MLB1971-19921976-1990Oakwood (Oakwood,OH)Bowling Green St
1971- 2-  46-PIT
 
5Johnny BenchC6-1 208 R-R 1947-12-07 32Oklahoma City,Oklahoma MLB1965-19831967-1983Binger-Oney (Binger,OK)
1965- 2-  36-CIN
 
38Bruce BerenyiP6-3 215 R-R 1954-08-21 25Bryan,Ohio MLB1974-19861980-1986Fairview (Sherwood,OH)Truman St
1976- 1-   3-CIN
 
42Bill BonhamP6-3 195 R-R 1948-10-01 31Glendale,California MLB1970-19821971-1980Francis Poly (Sun Valley,CA)Los Angeles Valley Col, UCLA
1968-31- 695-BAL
 
34Sheldon BurnsideP6-5 200 R-L 1954-12-22 25South Bend,Indiana MLB1975-19801978-1980  
1974-   UDFA-DET
 
29Dave CollinsOF5-11 175 B-L 1952-10-20 27Rapid City,South Dakota MLB1972-19901975-1990Stevens (Rapid City,SD)Mesa CC
1972- 1-   9-KCA
 
48Geoff CombeP6-2 185 R-R 1956-02-01 24Melrose,Massachusetts MLB1975-19821980-1981Newbury Park (Newbury Park,CA)
1974-   UDFA-CIN
 
13Dave ConcepcionSS6-1 180 R-R 1948-06-17 32Aragua,Venezuela MLB1968-19881970-1988  
1967-   UDFA-CIN
 
9Vic CorrellC5-10 185 R-R 1946-02-05 34Washington,DC MLB1967-19801972-1980McCleneghan (Florence,SC)Georgia So.U.
1967- 9- 171-CLE
 
7Hector CruzOF5-11 170 R-R 1953-04-02 27Arroyo,Puerto Rico MLB1970-19821973-1982  
1970-   UDFA-SLN
 
22Dan Driessen1B5-11 190 L-R 1951-07-29 28Hilton Head Island,South Carolina MLB1970-19871973-1987Hardeeville (Hardeeville,SC)
1969-   UDFA-CIN
 
15George FosterOF6-1 185 R-R 1948-12-01 31Tuscaloosa,Alabama MLB1968-19861969-1986Leuzinger (Lawndale,CA)El Camino Col
1968- 3-  55-SFN
 
20Cesar GeronimoOF6-2 170 L-L 1948-03-11 32El Seybo,Dom Rep MLB1967-19831969-1983  
1967-   UDFA-NYA
 
30Ken GriffeyOF6-0 210 L-L 1950-04-10 30Donora,Pennsylvania MLB1969-19911973-1991Donora (Donora,PA)
1969-29- 682-CIN
 
56Paul HouseholderOF6-0 180 B-R 1958-09-04 21Columbus,Ohio MLB1976-19871980-1987North Haven (North Haven,CT)
1976- 2-  47-CIN
 
43Jay HowellP6-3 220 R-R 1955-11-26 24Miami,Florida MLB1976-19941980-1994Fairview (Boulder,CO)Colorado
1976-31- 668-CIN
 
47Tom HumeP6-1 185 R-R 1953-03-29 27Cincinnati,Ohio MLB1972-19871977-1987Northeast (St. Petersburg,FL)State Col Florida Manatee-Sarasota
1972- 1-  16-CIN
 
26Junior Kennedy2B6-0 185 R-R 1950-08-09 29Fort Gibson,Oklahoma MLB1968-19831974-1983Arvin (Arvin,CA)
1968- 1-  10-BAL
 
25Ray Knight3B6-2 185 R-R 1952-12-28 27Albany,Georgia MLB1971-19881974-1988Dougherty Comprehensive (Albany,GA)
1970-10- 238-CIN
 
51Mike LaCossP6-4 200 R-R 1956-05-30 24Glendale,California MLB1974-19921978-1991Mount Whitney (Visalia,CA)
1974- 3-  71-CIN
 
44Charlie LeibrandtP6-3 200 R-L 1956-10-04 23Chicago,Illinois MLB1977-19931979-1993Loyola Academy (Chicago,IL)Miami U.
1978- 9- 225-CIN
 
28Sam MejiasOF6-0 170 R-R 1952-05-09 28Santiago,Dom Rep MLB1971-19811976-1981  
1970-   UDFA-MIL
 
57Eddie MilnerOF5-11 173 L-L 1955-05-21 25Columbus,Ohio MLB1976-19881980-1988Marion-Franklin (Columbus,OH)Central St
1976-21- 503-CIN
 
31Paul MoskauP6-2 210 R-R 1953-12-20 26St. Joseph,Missouri MLB1975-19831977-1983Rincon (Tucson,AZ)Azusa Pacific U.
1975- 3-  70-CIN
 
17Joe NolanC6-0 190 L-R 1951-05-12 29St. Louis,Missouri MLB1969-19851972-1985Southwest (St. Louis,MO)
1969- 2-  28-NYN
 
16Ron Oester2B6-2 195 B-R 1956-05-05 24Cincinnati,Ohio MLB1974-19901978-1990Withrow (Cincinnati,OH)
1974- 9- 215-CIN
 
35Frank PastoreP6-2 205 R-R 1957-08-21 22Alhambra,California MLB1975-19871979-1986Damien (La Verne,CA)
1975- 2-  46-CIN
 
49Joe PriceP6-4 210 R-L 1956-11-29 23Inglewood,California MLB1977-19911980-1990Santana (Santee,CA)Oklahoma, Oklahoma St
1977- 4- 102-CIN
 
41Tom SeaverP6-1 206 R-R 1944-11-17 35Fresno,California MLB1966-19861967-1986Fresno (Fresno,CA)USC
1966- 1-  19-ATL
 
36Mario SotoP6-0 185 R-R 1956-07-12 23Bani,Dom Rep MLB1975-19881977-1988  
1973-   UDFA-CIN
 
12Harry Spilman1B6-1 190 L-R 1954-07-18 25Albany,Georgia MLB1974-19901978-1989  
1974-   UDFA-CIN
 
37Dave TomlinP6-3 185 L-L 1949-06-22 31Maysville,Kentucky MLB1967-19871972-1986West Union (West Union,OH)
1967-29- 554-CIN
 
19Donald WernerC6-1 185 R-R 1953-03-08 27Appleton,Wisconsin MLB1971-19971975-1982Appleton East (Appleton,WI)
1971- 5- 122-CIN
 
34 Players