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1980 Boston Red Sox (MLB)

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W-L Record: 83-77 .519
Rank: 4th in American League East
Run Differential: 757-767 -10
Roster Continuity 84.11% 9/26
Manager(s): Don Zimmer, Johnny Pesky
General Manager: Haywood Sullivan
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Ballpark: Fenway Park
Attendance: 1,956,092 9/26
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Mike Brown (#48) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

First Base Coach: Tommy Harper
First Base Coach: Johnny Pesky
Hitting Coach: Walt Hriniak
Pitching Coach: Johnny Podres
Third Base Coach: Eddie Yost

#1 Draft Picks

Jim Rice (#15), Dave Rader (#18), Bruce Hurst (#22)
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 Boston Red Sox season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    39Gary AllensonC5-11185R-R251979BOS: 1976-9-214MLB--
    45Luis AponteP6-0185R-R271980Not draftedMLB--
    28Jack BillinghamP6-4215R-R371968Not draftedMLB--
    29Sam BowenOF5-9170R-R271977BOS: 1974-7-164MLB--
    3Jack Brohamer2B5-10165L-R301972CLE: 1967-34-638MLB--
    16Tom BurgmeierP5-11185L-L361968Not draftedMLB--
    7Rick BurlesonSS5-10165R-R291974BOS: 1970-1-5MLB--
    22Bill CampbellP6-3190R-R311973BAL: 1968-6-94MLB--
    28Steve CrawfordP6-5225R-R221980UDFAMLB--
    41Dick DragoP6-1190R-R351969Not draftedMLB--
    1Jim DwyerOF5-10175L-L301973PIT: 1971-1-1MLB--
    43Dennis EckersleyP6-2190R-R251975CLE: 1972-3-50MLB--
    24Dwight EvansRF-OF6-2205R-R281972BOS: 1969-5-109MLB--
    27Carlton FiskC6-2220R-R321969BOS: 1967-1-4MLB--
    50Rich GedmanC6-0215L-R201980UDFAMLB--
    37Garry HancockOF-1B6-0175L-L261978CLE: 1976-1-17MLB--
    4Butch Hobson3B6-1193R-R281975BOS: 1973-8-185MLB--
    18Glenn HoffmanSS-3B6-2188R-R211980BOS: 1976-2-46MLB--
    47Bruce HurstP6-3214L-L221980BOS: 1976-1-22MLB--
    38Skip LockwoodP6-0200R-R331965Not draftedMLB--
    19Fred LynnOF6-1190L-L281974BOS: 1973-2-41MLB--
    31Keith MacWhorterP6-4190R-R241980LAN: 1976-15-355MLB--
    51Reid NicholsOF5-11172R-R211980BOS: 1976-12-286MLB--
    28Bob OjedaP6-1190L-L221980Not draftedMLB--
    5Tony Perez1B-3B6-2205R-R381964Not draftedMLB--
    15Dave RaderC5-11165L-R311971SFN: 1967-1-18MLB--
    42Chuck RaineyP5-11190R-R251979BOS: 1974-1-19MLB--
    49Win RemmerswaalP6-2160R-R261979Not draftedMLB--
    2Jerry Remy2B5-9165L-R271975CAL: 1971-8-129MLB--
    25Steve RenkoP6-5230R-R351969NYN: 1965-24-461MLB--
    14Jim RiceLF-OF6-2205R-R271974BOS: 1971-1-15MLB--
    11Ted Sizemore2B5-10165R-R351969LAN: 1966-15-299MLB--
    46Bob StanleyP6-4215R-R251977BOS: 1974-1-7MLB--
    11,26Dave Stapleton1B-2B6-1178R-R261980BOS: 1975-10-231MLB--
    21Mike TorrezP6-5210R-R331967Not draftedMLB--
    30John TudorP6-0185L-L261979BOS: 1976-3-57MLB--
    12Julio ValdezSS6-2160B-R241980Not draftedMLB--
    3Chico Walker3B-LF5-9179B-R221980BOS: 1976-22-525MLB--
    20Larry Wolfe3B-2B5-11170R-R271977MIN: 1973-9-203MLB--
    8Carl YastrzemskiOF5-11188L-R401961Not draftedMLB--

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