1980 Amarillo Gold Sox Roster

Texas League (TL) - Class: AA
Team Record: 77-59
1st in the TL's West Division
Manager: Eddie Watt (77-59)
Affiliation: San Diego Padres
Location: Amarillo, Texas
Ballpark: Amarillo Dilla Villa
Attendance: 70,097, Avg. 1,031
1980 Amarillo Gold Sox Statistics

Playoffs - San Antonio Dodgers 2 games, Amarillo Gold Sox 0

The Amarillo Gold Sox of the Texas League ended the 1980 season with a record of 77 wins and 59 losses, first in the league's West Division. The team scored 686 runs, while allowing 692 runs. Eddie Watt served as manager.


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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
John AlvarezRR6'0"158
Gary AshbyLL6'2"183
Danny BooneLLJanuary 14, 19545'8"150Long Beach, CA US
Floyd ChifferRRApril 20, 19566'2"185Glen Cove, NY US
Sydney ChurchLL6'0"175
Jerry DeSimoneSRSeptember 3, 19576'0"175
Troy DixonRR6'3"177
Steve FireovidSRJune 6, 19576'2"195Bryan, OH US
John FlanneryRRJanuary 25, 19576'3"173Long Beach, CA US
Frankie GeorgeRRJune 16, 19536'0"195San Diego, CA US
Brian GreerRRMay 14, 19596'3"210Lynwood, CA US
Doug GwosdzRRJune 20, 19605'11"185Houston, TX US
Joseph HicksRR6'3"170
Fran HirschyRR6'3"195
David JannuschRR6'4"185
Jerry JohnsonRRJune 3, 19585'8"180
Rick LancellottiLLJuly 5, 19566'3"195Providence, RI US
Randal MillerRR6'1"200
Gregory PastorsRR6'0"180
Gary PickertLLJune 12, 19556'4"190Overland Park, KS US
Curt ReedLRDecember 22, 19586'1"165
Albert RichmondRR5'11"180
Martin RonnenberghRRApril 4, 19576'4"194Amsterdam, NL
Eric ShowRRMay 19, 19566'1"185Riverside, CA US
Mark ThurmondLLSeptember 12, 19566'0"180Houston, TX US
Thomas VesseyRR5'11"178

Average attendance is based upon the number of actual home dates where known (most leagues from 1992 and later). Where the number of home dates is not known, the average is calculated using half the team's total games.




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