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1980 Atlanta Braves (MLB)

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W-L Record: 81-80 .503
Rank: 4th in National League West
Run Differential: 630-660 -30
Roster Continuity 59.28% 26/26
Manager(s): Bobby Cox
General Manager: John Mullen
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Ballpark: Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium
Attendance: 1,048,411 22/26
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Ken Dayley (#3) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bullpen Coach: John Sullivan
First Base Coach: Bobby Dews
Pitching Coach: Cloyd Boyer
Third Base Coach: Tommie Aaron

#1 Draft Picks

Jeff Burroughs (#1), Bob Horner (#1), Tommy Boggs (#2), Dale Murphy (#5), Preston Hanna (#11), Charlie Spikes (#11), Preston Hanna (#11)
National League West 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 Atlanta Braves season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    33Doyle AlexanderP6-3200R-R291971LAN: 1968-9-185MLB--
    30Brian AsselstineOF6-1175L-R261976ATL: 1973-1-15MLB--
    20Bruce BenedictC6-2195R-R241978ATL: 1976-5-99MLB--
    16Larvell BlanksSS-2B5-8167R-R301972ATL: 1969-3-60MLB--
    40Tommy BoggsP6-2200R-R241976TEX: 1974-1-2MLB--
    34Larry BradfordP6-1200R-L301977ATL: 1973-19-442MLB--
    7Jeff BurroughsOF6-1200R-R291970WS2: 1969-1-1MLB--
    37Rick CampP6-0198R-R271976ATL: 1974-7-149MLB--
    10Chris Chambliss1B6-1212L-R311971CLE: 1970-1-1MLB--
    22Gary CooperOF6-3175B-R231980ATL: 1975-3-66MLB--
    26Gene GarberP5-10175R-R321969PIT: 1965-20-382MLB--
    9Luis GomezSS5-9150R-R281974MIN: 1973-7-155MLB--
    49Preston HannaP6-1195R-R251975ATL: 1972-1-11MLB--
    19Terry HarperOF6-4195R-R251980ATL: 1973-16-370MLB--
    5Bob Horner3B-1B6-1190R-R221978ATL: 1978-1-1MLB--
    39Al HraboskyP5-11185R-L301970SLN: 1969-1-19MLB--
    17Glenn Hubbard2B5-7170R-R221978ATL: 1975-20-473MLB--
    28Mike LumOF-1B6-0180L-L341967Not draftedMLB--
    42Rick MahlerP6-1202R-R261979Not draftedMLB--
    36Gary MatthewsOF6-3205R-R291972SLN: 1971-5-81MLB--
    29Rick MatulaP6-0190R-R261979ATL: 1976-14-315MLB--
    27Larry McWilliamsP6-5180L-L261978ATL: 1974-1-6MLB--
    45Eddie MillerOF5-9175B-R231977TEX: 1975-2-41MLB--
    3Dale MurphyOF6-5215R-R241976ATL: 1974-1-5MLB--
    15Bill NahorodnyC6-2200R-R261976PHI: 1972-6-123MLB--
    35Phil NiekroP6-1180R-R411964Not draftedMLB--
    11Joe NolanC6-0190L-R291972NYN: 1969-2-28MLB--
    4Biff PocorobaC5-10180B-R261975ATL: 1971-17-401MLB--
    47Rafael RamirezSS5-11190R-R221980UDFAMLB--
    1Jerry Royster3B-2B6-0165R-R271973Not draftedMLB--
    14Chico Ruiz3B-2B5-11170R-R281978Not draftedMLB--
    46Charlie SpikesOF6-3220R-R291972NYA: 1969-1-11MLB--

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