1980 Chicago White Sox Roster

American League (AL)
Team Record: 70-90
Finished 5th in the AL's West Division
Attendance: 1,212,873, Avg. 16,172
Ballpark: Comiskey Park
Manager: Tony LaRussa (70-90)
Location: Chicago, Illinois
1980 Chicago White Sox Statistics
1980 Chicago White Sox Results

The Chicago White Sox of the American League ended the 1980 season with a record of 70 wins and 90 losses, finishing fifth in the AL's West Division.

The White Sox plated 587 runs, worst in the circuit, and allowed 722 runs. Wayne Nordhagen and Jim Morrison paced Chicago with 15 home runs apiece. Lamar Johnson drove in 81 runs. Chet Lemon led all qualifying hitters on the roster by hitting .292. Britt Burns topped the team with 15 wins and a team-best 2.84 ERA, tops among regularly-used pitchers.

Tony LaRussa coached the team.

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Player Pos. Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Harold BainesRFLLMarch 15, 19596'2"175Easton, MD USA
Alan BannisterLFRRSeptember 3, 19515'11"170Montebello, CA USA
Francisco BarriosPRRJune 10, 19535'11"155Hermosillo, So Mexico
Ross BaumgartenPLLMay 27, 19556'1"180Highland Park, IL USA
Kevin Bell3BRRJuly 13, 19556'0"195Los Angeles, CA USA
Glenn BorgmannCRRMay 25, 19506'4"210Paterson, NJ USA
Thad BosleyLFLLSeptember 17, 19566'3"175Oceanside, CA USA
Britt BurnsPLLJune 8, 19596'5"215Houston, TX USA
Harry ChappasSSBROctober 26, 19575'7"150Mount Rainier, MD USA
Nardi ContrerasPBRSeptember 19, 19516'2"193Tampa, FL USA
Todd CruzSSRRNovember 23, 19556'0"175Highland Park, MI USA
Richard DotsonPRRJanuary 10, 19596'1"190Cincinnati, OH USA
Ed FarmerPRROctober 18, 19496'5"200Evergreen Park, IL USA
Marv FoleyCLRAugust 29, 19536'0"195Stanford, KY USA
Guy HoffmanPLLJuly 9, 19565'9"175Ottawa, IL USA
LaMarr HoytPRRJanuary 1, 19556'3"195Columbia, SC USA
Lamar Johnson1BRRSeptember 2, 19506'2"215Bessemer, AL USA
Randy Johnson1BLLAugust 15, 19586'2"195Miami, FL USA
Bruce KimmCRRJune 29, 19515'11"175Cedar Rapids, IA USA
Ken KravecPLLJuly 29, 19516'2"185Cleveland, OH USA
Rusty KuntzLFRRFebruary 4, 19556'3"190Orange, CA USA
Chet LemonCFRRFebruary 12, 19556'0"190Jackson, MS USA
Minnie MinosoPRRNovember 29, 19255'10"175La Habana, La Cuba
Bob MolinaroLFLRMay 21, 19506'0"190Newark, NJ USA
Junior Moore3BRRJanuary 25, 19535'11"185Waskom, TX USA
Jim Morrison2BRRSeptember 23, 19525'11"175Pensacola, FL USA
Fran Mullins3BRRMay 14, 19576'0"180Oakland, CA USA
Wayne NordhagenLFRRJuly 4, 19486'2"205Thief River Falls, MN USA
Mike ProlyPRRDecember 15, 19506'0"185Jamaica, NY USA
Ron PruittLFRROctober 21, 19516'0"185Flint, MI USA
Greg PryorSSRROctober 2, 19496'0"180Marietta, OH USA
Dewey RobinsonPRRApril 28, 19556'0"180Evanston, IL USA
Randy ScarberyPBRJune 22, 19526'1"185Fresno, CA USA
Ricky SeilheimerCLRAugust 30, 19605'11"185Brenham, TX USA
Mike Squires1BLLMarch 5, 19525'11"185Kalamazoo, MI USA
Leo SutherlandLFLLApril 6, 19585'10"165Santiago de Cuba, Sa Cuba
Steve TroutPLLJuly 30, 19576'4"195Detroit, MI USA
Claudell WashingtonLFLLAugust 31, 19546'0"190Los Angeles, CA USA
Rich WorthamPRLOctober 22, 19536'0"185Odessa, TX USA


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