1980 Reading Phillies Roster

Eastern League (EL) - Class: AA
Team Record: 78-61
Finished 2nd in the EL's South Division
Manager: Ron Clark (78-61)
Affiliation: Philadelphia Phillies
Location: Reading, Pennsylvania
Ballpark: First Energy Stadium
Attendance: 97,235, Avg. 1,399
1980 Reading Phillies Statistics

Playoffs - Waterbury Reds 2 games, Reading Phillies 0

The Reading Phillies of the Eastern League ended the 1980 season with a record of 78 wins and 61 losses, finishing second in the league's South Division.

The Phillies led the league with 781 runs. Reading yielded 615 runs. Ozzie Virgil paced the team with 28 home runs, and Steve Curry walloped 20 or more, too. Ozzie Virgil drove in 104 runs. Steve Curry topped all regular batters by hitting .318. Mark Davis paced the squad with 19 wins and a team-best 2.47 ERA, best among pitchers with enough qualifying appearances.

Ryne Sandberg, Mark Davis, Ozzie Virgil, Dan Larson, Bob Dernier, Cliff Speck, Jerry Reed and George Bell were all players from the 1980 Reading Phillies who played in the Majors during their careers.

Ron Clark served as manager.

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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Armand AbreuLLAugust 1, 19576'0"195
George BellRROctober 21, 19596'1"190San Pedro de Macoris, San Pedro de Macoris DO
Darren BurroughsRLApril 23, 19606'2"165Oklahoma City, OK US
José CastroRRMay 5, 19585'9"155La Habana, La Habana CU
Steve CurryRRDecember 10, 19565'10"165Milwaukee, WI US
Mark DavisLLOctober 19, 19606'3"180Livermore, CA US
Pete DempseyRRDecember 14, 19566'2"190Upland, PA US
Bob DernierRRJanuary 5, 19576'0"160Kansas City, MO US
John DeVincenzoRR6'0"175
Kelly FaulkRApril 23, 19596'2"205
Don FowlerRRDecember 7, 19566'1"175Dana Point, CA US
Ernest GauseLL6'2"182
Thomas HartRR6'1"170
Mike IbarraRRMay 31, 19585'10"180, Bocas del Toro PA
Joe JonesRRDecember 15, 19566'2"193Phoenix, AZ US
Jeff KrausRRAugust 8, 19586'2"170
Dan LarsonRRJuly 4, 19546'0"175Los Angeles, CA US
Tom LombarskiLRAugust 17, 19596'2"165
Manuel McDonaldRR6'0"176
Dan PriorRR6'5"195
Jim RasmussenRJanuary 7, 19566'2"185Council Bluffs, IA US
Jerry ReedRROctober 8, 19556'1"190Bryson City, NC US
Jon ReelhornRJuly 12, 19596'5"200Stockton, CA US
Ryne SandbergRRSeptember 18, 19596'1"175Spokane, WA US
Cliff SpeckRRAugust 8, 19566'4"195Portland, OR US
Ozzie VirgilRRDecember 7, 19566'1"180Mayaguez, PR
Wayne WilliamsRR5'10"160

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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