1980 Baltimore Orioles season


1980 Baltimore Orioles season

MLB yearly infobox alt
name = Baltimore Orioles
season = 1980
misc =

current league = American League
y1 = 1901
division = East Division
y2 = 1969| Uniform logo =
ballpark = Memorial Stadium
y4 = 1954
city = Baltimore, Maryland
y5 = 1954
owners = Edward Bennett Williams
general managers = Hank Peters
managers = Earl Weaver
television =WMAR-TV
radio = WFBR
(Chuck Thompson, Bill O'Donnell, Brooks Robinson, Tom Marr) |

The by|1980 Baltimore Orioles season was a season in American baseball. It involved the Orioles finishing 2nd in the American League East with a record of 100 wins and 62 losses.

Offseason

*December 6, 1979: John Flinn was traded by the Orioles to the Milwaukee Brewers for Lenn Sakata. [ [http://www.baseball-reference.com/f/flinnjo01.shtml John Flinn page at Baseball Reference] ]

Regular Season

During the season, Steve Stone would be the last pitcher to win at least 25 games winner for the Orioles in the 20th Century. [Great Baseball Feats, Facts and Figures, 2008 Edition, p.99, David Nemec and Scott Flatow, A Signet Book, Penguin Group, New York, NY, ISBN 978-0-451-22363-0]

eason standings

Notable transactions

*April 3, 1980: Billy Smith was released by the Orioles. [ [http://www.baseball-reference.com/s/smithbi05.shtml Billy Smith page at Baseball Reference] ]
*April 5, 1980: Steve Luebber was signed as a free agent by the Orioles. [ [http://www.baseball-reference.com/l/luebbst01.shtml Steve Luebber page at Baseball Reference] ]

Roster

Pitching

tarting pitchers

Farm system [Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., "The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball". Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 1997]

* Class AAA: Rochester Red Wings (International League; Doc Edwards, manager)
* Class AA: Charlotte O's (Southern League; Jim Williams, manager) — LEAGUE CHAMPION
* Class A: Miami Orioles (Florida State League; Lance Nichols, manager)
* Rookie: Bluefield Orioles (Appalachian League; Grady Little, manager)

References

* [http://www.baseball-reference.com/teams/BAL/1980.shtml 1980 Baltimore Orioles team page at Baseball Reference]
* [http://www.baseball-almanac.com/teamstats/roster.php?y=1980&t=BAL 1980 Baltimore Orioles season at baseball-almanac.com]


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