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1980 New York Yankees (MLB)

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W-L Record: 103-59 .636
Rank: 1st in American League East
Run Differential: 820-662 + 158
Roster Continuity 63.81% 24/26
Manager(s): Dick Howser
General Manager: Gene Michael
Location: Bronx, New York
Ballpark: Yankee Stadium I
Attendance: 2,627,417 3/26
Playoffs: Lost ALCS (Royals)
Top Draft Pick: Billy Cannon (#74) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bench Coach: Yogi Berra
Bullpen Coach: Dom Scala
Bullpen Coach: Jim Hegan
First Base Coach: Jeff Torborg
Hitting Coach: Charlie Lau
Pitching Coach: Stan Williams
Third Base Coach: Mike Ferraro

#1 Draft Picks

Reggie Jackson (#2), Rick Cerone (#7), Dennis Sherrill (#12), Bruce Robinson (#21)
American League East Standings
  • A roster of all players who participated in at least one game for this team for this season.
  • The roster is sortable but defaults to an alphabetical listing.
  • Uniform numbers may not be complete for non-MLB teams. It is difficult to come by this information historically. See Data coverage
  • For MLB and Minor league teams, this roster was never an actual roster at any given point during the season.
  • Colleges may be missing players who were either red-shirted or who did not get into game action
  • Full Team Roster for 1980 New York Yankees season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    43Doug BirdP6-4180R-R301973SE1: 1969-8-152MLB--
    27Paul BlairOF6-0171R-R361964Not draftedMLB--
    61Marshall Brant1B6-5185R-R241980NYN: 1975-4-73MLB--
    13Bobby BrownOF6-1205B-R261979BAL: 1972-11-264MLB--
    10Rick CeroneC5-11185R-R261975CLE: 1975-1-7MLB--
    39Ron DavisP6-4207R-R241978CHN: 1976-3-56MLB--
    20Bucky DentSS5-11181R-R281973SLN: 1970-1-6MLB--
    18Brian Doyle2B-SS5-10160L-R251978TEX: 1972-4-76MLB--
    31Ed FigueroaP6-1190R-R311974Not draftedMLB--
    17Oscar GambleOF5-11165L-R301969CHN: 1968-16-363MLB--
    54Rich GossageP6-3217R-R281972CHA: 1970-9-204MLB--
    52Mike GriffinP6-5197R-R231979TEX: 1976-3-60MLB--
    49Ron GuidryP5-11160L-L291975NYA: 1971-3-67MLB--
    19Brad GuldenC5-11180L-R241978LAN: 1975-17-408MLB--
    55Roger Holt2B5-11165B-R241980NYA: 1977-4-101MLB--
    44Reggie JacksonOF6-0200L-L341967KC1: 1966-1-2MLB--
    25Tommy JohnP6-3185R-L371963Not draftedMLB--
    22Ruppert JonesOF5-10170L-L251976KCA: 1973-3-57MLB--
    36Jim KaatP6-4217L-L411959Not draftedMLB--
    46Joe LefebvreOF5-10175L-R241980NYA: 1977-3-75MLB--
    53Tim LollarP6-3200L-L241980NYA: 1978-4-104MLB--
    45Rudy MayP6-3207L-L351965Not draftedMLB--
    2Bobby MurcerOF5-11180L-R341965Not draftedMLB--
    9Graig Nettles3B6-0185L-R351967MIN: 1965-4-74MLB--
    26Johnny OatesC5-11185L-R341970BAL: 1967-1-10MLB--
    36Gaylord PerryP6-4215R-R411962Not draftedMLB--
    14Lou PiniellaOF6-2199R-R361964Not draftedMLB--
    30Willie Randolph2B5-11171R-R251975PIT: 1972-7-167MLB--
    47Bruce RobinsonC6-1185L-R261978OAK: 1975-1-21MLB--
    27Aurelio Rodriguez3B5-10180R-R321967Not draftedMLB--
    57Dennis SherrillSS-3B6-0165R-R241978NYA: 1974-1-12MLB--
    21Eric Soderholm3B5-11187R-R311971MIN: 1968-1-1MLB--
    12Jim Spencer1B6-2195L-L321968SE1: 1969-42-909MLB--
    11Fred StanleySS-2B5-10167R-R321969HOU: 1966-8-143MLB--
    23Luis TiantP5-11190R-R391964Not draftedMLB--
    38Tom UnderwoodP5-11170R-L261974PHI: 1972-2-27MLB--
    28Bob Watson1B-OF6-2205R-R341966CHN: 1970-15-362MLB--
    24Dennis Werth1B-OF6-1200R-R271979NYA: 1974-19-437MLB--
    56,59Ted WilbornOF6-0165B-R211979NYA: 1976-4-88MLB--

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