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The 1980 Chicago Cubs season was the 109th season of the Chicago Cubs franchise, the 105th in the National League and the 65th at Wrigley Field. The Cubs finished sixth and last in the National League East with a record of 64–98.

1980 Chicago Cubs
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Owner(s)William Wrigley III
General manager(s)Bob Kennedy
Manager(s)Preston Gómez, Joey Amalfitano
Local televisionWGN-TV
(Jack Brickhouse, Lou Boudreau, Milo Hamilton)
Local radioWGN
(Vince Lloyd, Lou Boudreau)
StatsESPN.com
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Contents

OffseasonEdit

Regular seasonEdit

Season standingsEdit

NL East W L Pct. GB Home Road
Philadelphia Phillies 91 71 0.562 49–32 42–39
Montreal Expos 90 72 0.556 1 51–29 39–43
Pittsburgh Pirates 83 79 0.512 8 47–34 36–45
St. Louis Cardinals 74 88 0.457 17 41–40 33–48
New York Mets 67 95 0.414 24 38–44 29–51
Chicago Cubs 64 98 0.395 27 37–44 27–54

Record vs. opponentsEdit

1980 National League Records

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


Notable transactionsEdit

RosterEdit

1980 Chicago Cubs
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

Player statsEdit

BattingEdit

Starters by positionEdit

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
2B Mike Tyson 123 341 81 .238 3 23
SS Iván DeJesús 157 618 160 .259 3 33

Other battersEdit

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
Jesús Figueroa 115 198 50 .253 1 11

PitchingEdit

Starting pitchersEdit

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

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Other pitchersEdit

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

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Doug Capilla 39 89.2 2 8 4.12 51
Dick Tidrow 84 116.0 6 5 2.79 97

Relief pitchersEdit

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

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Bill Caudill 72 4 6 1 2.19 112
Willie Hernández 53 1 9 0 4.40 75
George Riley 22 0 4 0 5.75 18

Farm systemEdit

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Ken Holtzman at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ Mike Tyson at Baseball Reference
  3. ^ Jim Eppard at Baseball Reference
  4. ^ Tom Henke at Baseball Reference
  5. ^ Derek Botelho at Baseball-Reference
  6. ^ Don Schulze at Baseball Reference
  7. ^ Henry Cotto at Baseball Reference
  8. ^ Rolando Roomes at Baseball-Reference

ReferencesEdit

  • Johnson, Lloyd; Wolff, Miles, eds. (1997). The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball (2nd ed.). Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America. ISBN 978-0-9637189-8-3.
  • 1980 Chicago Cubs season at Baseball Reference