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1980 Atlanta BravesSeason Roster
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Bruce Benedict played for the 1980 Atlanta Braves
LeagueNational LeagueDivisionWestLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameBraves
LocationAtlanta,Georgia
Record81-80 (4th in National League West)League Rank7thMLB Rank14th
BallparkAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium
ManagerBobby CoxGeneral ManagerJohn Mullen
CoachesTommie Aaron (Third Base Coach), Cloyd Boyer (Pitching Coach), Bobby Dews (First Base Coach), John Sullivan (Bullpen Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickKen Dayley (#3)
Attendance1,048,411 (Rank: 22nd)
Minor League AffiliatesRichmond Braves (AAA) 69-71 ... Savannah Braves (AA) 77-67 ... Durham Bulls (A+) 84-56 ... Anderson Braves (A) 64-76 ... Gulf Coast Braves (Rk) 37-25 ...
Years Available1876-2019

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 Atlanta Braves.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1980 baseball season.

1980 Atlanta Braves 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)
33Doyle AlexanderP6-3 200 R-R 1950-09-04 29Cordova,Alabama MLB1968-19891971-1989Woodlawn (Birmingham,AL)Jefferson Col
1968- 9- 185-LAN
 
30Brian AsselstineOF6-1 175 L-R 1953-09-23 26Santa Barbara,California MLB1973-19831976-1981Santa Ynez (Santa Ynez,CA)Allan Hancock Col
1973- 1-  15-ATL
 
20Bruce BenedictC6-2 195 R-R 1955-08-18 24Birmingham,Alabama MLB1975-19891978-1989   Nebraska-Omaha
1976- 5-  99-ATL
 
16Larvell BlanksSS-3B5-8 167 R-R 1950-01-28 30Del Rio,Texas MLB1969-19801972-1980San Felipe (Del Rio,TX)
1969- 3-  60-ATL
 
40Tommy BoggsP6-2 200 R-R 1955-10-25 24Poughkeepsie,New York MLB1974-19851976-1985Lanier (Austin,TX)
1974- 1-   2-TEX
 
34Larry BradfordP6-1 200 R-L 1949-12-21 30Chicago,Illinois MLB1973-19851977-1981Michele Clark (Chicago,IL)
1973-19- 442-ATL
 
7Jeff BurroughsOF6-1 200 R-R 1951-03-07 29Long Beach,California MLB1969-19851970-1985Wilson (Long Beach,CA)
1969- 1-   1-WS2
 
37Rick CampP6-0 198 R-R 1953-06-10 27Trion,Georgia MLB1974-19851976-1985Trion (Trion,GA)West Georgia
1974- 7- 149-ATL
 
10Chris Chambliss1B6-1 212 L-R 1948-12-26 31Dayton,Ohio MLB1970-19881971-1988Oceanside (Oceanside,CA)UCLA, Mira Costa Col, Montclair St
1970- 1-   1-CLE
 
22Gary CooperOF6-3 175 B-R 1956-12-22 23Savannah,Georgia MLB1975-19811980-1980Groves (Garden City,GA)
1975- 3-  66-ATL
 
26Gene GarberP5-10 175 R-R 1947-11-13 32Lancaster,Pennsylvania MLB1965-19881969-1988Elizabethtown Area (Elizabethtown,PA)Elizabethtown Col
1965-20- 382-PIT
 
9Luis GomezSS5-9 150 R-R 1951-08-19 28Guadalajara,Mexico MLB1973-19811974-1981Belmont (Los Angeles,CA)UCLA
1973- 7- 155-MIN
 
49Preston HannaP6-1 195 R-R 1954-09-10 25Pensacola,Florida MLB1972-19831975-1982Escambia (Pensacola,FL)
1972- 1-  11-ATL
 
19Terry HarperOF6-4 195 R-R 1955-04-19 25Douglasville,Georgia MLB1973-19871980-1987Douglas County (Douglasville,GA)
1973-16- 370-ATL
 
5Bob Horner3B6-1 190 R-R 1957-08-06 22Junction City,Kansas MLB1977-19881978-1988Apollo (Glendale,AZ)Arizona St
1978- 1-   1-ATL
 
39Al HraboskyP5-11 185 R-L 1949-07-21 30Oakland,California MLB1969-19831970-1982Savanna (Anaheim,CA)Fullerton Col
1969- 1-  19-SLN
 
17Glenn Hubbard2B5-7 170 R-R 1957-09-25 22Hann AFB,Germany MLB1975-19891978-1989Ben Lomond (Ogden,UT)
1975-20- 473-ATL
 
28Mike LumOF-1B6-0 180 L-L 1945-10-27 34Honolulu,Hawaii MLB1963-19811967-1981Roosevelt (Honolulu,HI)Brigham Young U.
1963-   UDFA-MLB
 
42Rick MahlerP6-1 202 R-R 1953-08-05 26Austin,Texas MLB1975-19911979-1991John Jay (San Antonio,TX)Trinity U.
1975-   UDFA-ATL
 
36Gary MatthewsOF6-3 205 R-R 1950-07-05 29San Fernando,California MLB1969-19871972-1987San Fernando (San Fernando,CA)Columbia St CC
1971- 5-  81-SLN
 
29Rick MatulaP6-0 190 R-R 1953-11-22 26Wharton,Texas MLB1976-19821979-1981Wharton (Wharton,TX)Sam Houston St
1976-14- 315-ATL
 
27Larry McWilliamsP6-5 180 L-L 1954-02-10 26Wichita,Kansas MLB1974-19901978-1990L.D. Bell (Hurst,TX)Paris Junior Col
1974- 1-   6-ATL
 
45Eddie MillerOF5-9 175 B-R 1957-06-29 23San Pablo,California MLB1975-19851977-1984Ells (Richmond,CA)
1975- 2-  41-TEX
 
3Dale MurphyOF6-5 215 R-R 1956-03-12 24Portland,Oregon MLB1974-19931976-1993Wilson (Portland,OR)Brigham Young U., Portland CC
1974- 1-   5-ATL
 
15Bill NahorodnyC6-2 200 R-R 1953-08-31 26Hamtramck,Michigan MLB1972-19851976-1984Hamtramck (Hamtramck,MI)St. Clair County CC
1972- 6- 123-PHI
 
35Phil NiekroP6-1 180 R-R 1939-04-01 41Blaine,Ohio MLB1959-19871964-1987Bridgeport (Bridgeport,OH)
1958-   UDFA-MLB
 
11Joe NolanC6-0 190 L-R 1951-05-12 29St. Louis,Missouri MLB1969-19851972-1985Southwest (St. Louis,MO)
1969- 2-  28-NYN
 
4Biff PocorobaC5-10 180 B-R 1953-07-25 26Burbank,California MLB1971-19841975-1984Canoga Park (Canoga Park,CA)
1971-17- 401-ATL
 
47Rafael RamirezSS5-11 190 R-R 1958-02-18 22San Pedro de Mac,Dom Rep MLB1977-19921980-1992  
1973-   UDFA-ATL
 
1Jerry Royster2B-3B6-0 165 R-R 1952-10-18 27Sacramento,California MLB1971-19881973-1988Sacramento Charter (Sacramento,CA)
1970-   UDFA-LAN
 
14Chico Ruiz3B5-11 170 R-R 1951-11-01 28Santurce,Puerto Rico MLB1970-19841978-1980  
1969-   UDFA-ATL
 
46Charlie SpikesOF6-3 220 R-R 1951-01-23 29Bogalusa,Louisiana MLB1969-19801972-1980Central Memorial (Bogalusa,LA)
1969- 1-  11-NYA
 
32 Players