1980 San Francisco Giants
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s)Bob Lurie
General manager(s)Spec Richardson
Manager(s)Dave Bristol
Local televisionKTVU
(Lindsey Nelson, Gary Park)
Local radioKNBR
(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 a 75–86 record, 17 games behind the Houston Astros.

Offseason

Regular season

Season standings

NL West W L Pct. GB Home Road
Houston Astros 93 70 0.571 55–26 38–44
Los Angeles Dodgers 92 71 0.564 1 55–27 37–44
Cincinnati Reds 89 73 0.549 44–37 45–36
Atlanta Braves 81 80 0.503 11 50–30 31–50
San Francisco Giants 75 86 0.466 17 44–37 31–49
San Diego Padres 73 89 0.451 19½ 45–36 28–53

Record vs. opponents


Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10] [11] [12]
Team ATL CHC CIN HOU LAD MON NYM PHI PIT SD SF STL
Atlanta 8–4 2–16 7–11 11–7 5–7 3–9 5–7 11–1 12–6 11–6 6–6
Chicago 4–8 7–5 1–11 5–7 6–12 10–8 5–13 8–10 4–8 5–7 9–9
Cincinnati 16–2 5–7 8–10 9–9 3–9 8–4 7–5 6–6 15–3–1 7–11 5–7
Houston 11–7 11–1 10–8 9–10 5–7 8–4 3–9 7–5 11–7 11–7 7–5
Los Angeles 7–11 7–5 9–9 10–9 11–1 7–5 6–6 6–6 9–9 13–5 7–5
Montreal 7–5 12–6 9–3 7–5 1–11 10–8 9–9 6–12 10–2 7–5 12–6
New York 9–3 8–10 4–8 4–8 5–7 8–10 6–12 10–8 1–11 3–9 9–9
Philadelphia 7-5 13–5 5–7 9–3 6–6 9–9 12–6 7–11 8–4 6–6 9–9
Pittsburgh 1–11 10–8 6–6 5–7 6–6 12–6 8–10 11–7 6–6 8–4 10–8
San Diego 6–12 8–4 3–15–1 7–11 9–9 2–10 11–1 4–8 6–6 10–8 7–5
San Francisco 6–11 7–5 11–7 7–11 5–13 5–7 9–3 6–6 4–8 8–10 7–5
St. Louis 6–6 9–9 7–5 5–7 5–7 6–12 9–9 9–9 8–10 5–7 5–7


Opening Day lineup

Notable transactions

Major League debuts

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
C Milt May 111 358 93 .260 6 50
1B Mike Ivie 79 286 69 .241 4 25
2B Rennie Stennett 120 397 97 .244 2 37
SS Johnny LeMaster 135 405 87 .215 3 31
3B Darrell Evans 154 556 147 .264 20 78
LF Terry Whitfield 118 321 95 .296 4 26
CF Bill North 128 415 104 .251 1 19
RF Jack 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
Larry Herndon 139 493 127 .258 8 49
Rich Murray 53 194 42 .216 4 24
Jim Wohlford 91 193 54 .280 1 24
Joe Pettini 63 190 44 .232 1 9
Joe Strain 77 189 54 .286 0 16
Mike Sadek 64 151 38 .252 1 16
Max Venable 64 138 37 .268 0 10
Willie McCovey 48 113 23 .204 1 16
Guy Sularz 25 65 16 .246 0 3
Marc Hill 17 41 7 .171 0 0
Dennis Littlejohn 13 29 7 .241 0 2
Roger Metzger 28 27 2 .074 0 0
Chris Bourjos 13 22 5 .227 1 2

Pitching

Starting pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Vida Blue 31 224.0 14 10 2.97 129
Bob Knepper 35 215.1 9 16 4.10 103
Ed Whitson 34 211.2 11 13 3.10 90
John Montefusco 22 113.1 4 8 4.37 85
Allen Ripley 23 112.2 9 10 4.15 65
Alan Hargesheimer 15 75.0 4 6 4.32 40
Jeff Stember 1 3.0 0 0 3.00 0

Other pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Bill Bordley 8 30.2 2 3 4.70 11
Ed Halicki 11 25.0 0 0 5.40 14

Relief pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Greg Minton 68 4 6 19 2.46 42
Gary Lavelle 62 6 8 9 3.42 66
Al Holland 54 5 3 7 1.75 65
Tom Griffin 43 5 1 0 2.76 79
Mike Rowland 19 1 1 0 2.33 8
Randy Moffitt 13 1 1 0 4.86 10
Phil Nastu 6 0 0 0 6.00 1
Fred Breining 5 0 0 0 5.40 3

Awards and honors

All-Star Game

Farm system

See also: Minor League Baseball

Level Team League Manager
AAA Phoenix Giants Pacific Coast League Rocky Bridges
AA Shreveport Captains Texas League Andy Gilbert
A Fresno Giants California League Jack Mull
A Clinton Giants Midwest League Wayne Cato
Rookie Great Falls Giants Pioneer League Ernie Rodriguez

References

  1. ^ a b "Guy Sularz Stats".
  2. ^ Rob Andrews at Baseball Reference
  3. ^ a b Rudy Meoli at Baseball Reference
  4. ^ "Joe Pettini Stats".
  5. ^ Jeff Little at Baseball Reference
  6. ^ Pedro Borbón at Baseball Reference
  7. ^ "Jessie Reid Stats".
  8. ^ Randy Gomez at Baseball Reference
  9. ^ Casey Parsons at Baseball Reference
  10. ^ "The Baseball Cube - Research Site for Pro + College Stats + draft".