1980 Charleston Charlies Roster

International League (IL) - Class: AAA
Team Record: 67-71
Finished 5th in the IL
Manager: Tom Burgess (67-71)
Affiliation: Texas Rangers
Location: Charleston, West Virginia
Ballpark: Watt Powell Stadium
Attendance: 118,881, Avg. 1,723
1980 Charleston Charlies Statistics

The Charleston Charlies of the International League ended the 1980 season with a record of 67 wins and 71 losses, finishing fifth in the IL.

The Charlies plated 537 runs and yielded 606 runs, most in the league. Danny Walton paced Charleston with 15 home runs Dan Duran recorded 71 runs batted in. Mike Richardt led all qualifying hitters on the roster by connecting at a .279 clip. John Butcher topped the squad with 10 wins, while Don Kainer recorded a 2.87 ERA, leading regularly-used pitchers.

Players from the 1980 Charleston Charlies who spent time in Major League Baseball during their careers included Dave Rajsich, Mike Richardt, Dan Duran, Odie Davis, Jim Farr, Danny Walton, Len Whitehouse, Jim Umbarger, Gary Holle, John Henry Johnson, Bob Johnson, Don Kainer, Mike Hart, John Butcher, Tucker Ashford, Dave Augustine, Bob Babcock, Terry Bogener, Brian Allard, Mike Bruhert, Nelson Norman, Greg Mahlberg, Mark Mercer and Rick Lisi.

Tom Burgess served as manager.


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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Brian AllardRRJanuary 3, 19586'1"175Spring Valley, IL US
Tucker AshfordRRDecember 4, 19546'1"195Memphis, TN US
Dave AugustineRRNovember 28, 19496'2"174Follansbee, WV US
Bob BabcockRRAugust 25, 19496'5"210New Castle, PA US
Terry BogenerLLSeptember 28, 19556'0"193Hannibal, MO US
Mike BruhertRRJune 24, 19516'6"220Jamaica, NY US
John ButcherRRMarch 8, 19576'4"185Glendale, CA US
Joe CarrollRRJanuary 15, 19556'1"180Drumright, OK US
Tracy CowgerRRJuly 22, 19565'10"175
David CrutcherRROctober 21, 19576'2"185
Odie DavisRRAugust 13, 19556'1"178San Antonio, TX US
Dan DuranLLMarch 16, 19545'11"190Palo Alto, CA US
Jim FarrRRMay 18, 19566'1"195Waverly, NY US
Steve FinchRRMarch 9, 19586'3"160Escondido, CA US
Ron GoochRRApril 16, 19575'11"165
Mike HartSRDecember 20, 19516'3"185Kalamazoo, MI US
Gary HolleRLAugust 11, 19546'6"210Albany, NY US
Stan JakubowskiRRJune 3, 19545'11"170
Bob JohnsonRRJuly 31, 19596'3"195Dallas, TX US
John Henry JohnsonLLAugust 21, 19566'2"190Houston, TX US
Don KainerRRSeptember 3, 19556'3"205Houston, TX US
Rick LisiRRMarch 17, 19566'0"175Halifax, NS CA
Greg MahlbergRRAugust 8, 19525'10"180Milwaukee, WI US
Mark MercerLLMay 22, 19546'5"220Fort Bragg, NC US
Nelson NormanSRMay 23, 19586'2"160San Pedro de Macoris, San Pedro de Macoris DO
Wayne PinkertonSRSeptember 16, 19536'1"175
Dave RajsichLLSeptember 28, 19516'5"175Youngstown, OH US
Mike RichardtRRMay 24, 19586'0"170North Hollywood, CA US
Joseph RussellRRAugust 28, 19565'11"170Miami, FL US
Marty ScottRRAugust 15, 19556'0"190
Cecil StrawnRRJuly 30, 19566'1"180
Jim UmbargerLLFebruary 17, 19536'6"200Burbank, CA US
Danny WaltonRRJuly 14, 19476'0"195Los Angeles, CA US
Len WhitehouseLLSeptember 10, 19575'11"175Burlington, VT US

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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