From BR Bullpen
|1980 in baseball|
|1980 National League|
|Cuban National League|
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 Season summary
- Bold indicates league champion, Italics indicates World Series champion
|Rank||Team||G||W||L||T||WPCT||GB||RS (RS/G)||RA (RA/G)||AVG||OBP||SLG||ERA||FPCT|
|1||Philadelphia Phillies||162||91||71||0||.562||-.-||728 (4.49)||639 (3.94)||0.270||0.326||0.400||3.43||0.979|
|2||Montreal Expos||162||90||72||0||.556||1.0||694 (4.28)||629 (3.88)||0.257||0.325||0.388||3.48||0.977|
|3||Pittsburgh Pirates||162||83||79||0||.512||8.0||666 (4.11)||646 (3.99)||0.266||0.322||0.388||3.58||0.978|
|4||St. Louis Cardinals||162||74||88||0||.457||17.0||738 (4.56)||710 (4.38)||0.275||0.329||0.400||3.93||0.981|
|5||New York Mets||162||67||95||0||.414||24.0||611 (3.77)||702 (4.33)||0.257||0.319||0.345||3.85||0.975|
|6||Chicago Cubs||162||64||98||0||.395||27.0||614 (3.79)||728 (4.49)||0.251||0.309||0.365||3.89||0.974|
|1||Houston Astros||163||93||70||0||.571||-.-||637 (3.91)||589 (3.61)||0.261||0.327||0.367||3.10||0.978|
|2||Los Angeles Dodgers||163||92||71||0||.564||1.0||663 (4.07)||591 (3.63)||0.263||0.322||0.388||3.25||0.981|
|3||Cincinnati Reds||163||89||73||1||.546||3.5||707 (4.34)||670 (4.11)||0.262||0.327||0.386||3.85||0.983|
|4||Atlanta Braves||161||81||80||0||.503||11.0||630 (3.91)||660 (4.10)||0.250||0.306||0.380||3.77||0.975|
|5||San Francisco Giants||161||75||86||0||.466||17.0||573 (3.56)||634 (3.94)||0.244||0.310||0.342||3.46||0.975|
|6||San Diego Padres||163||73||89||1||.448||19.5||591 (3.63)||654 (4.01)||0.255||0.323||0.342||3.65||0.980|
 League leaders
- Bold indicates league record, Italics indicate all-time record
 All-Star Game
The National League Championship Series, featured Philadelphia Phillies, the Eastern Division winner, and the Houston Astros, the Western Division winner. The Phillies defeated the Astros, 3 games to 2.
 Award winners
The winner of the league's Most Valuable Player Award, given its Most Valuable Player, was Mike Schmidt, a third baseman with the Philadelphia Phillies. In the award's voting, he had 336 out of a possible 336 points and 24 first place votes.
The winner of the league's Cy Young Award, given its best pitcher, was Steve Carlton of the Philadelphia Phillies. In the award's voting, he had 118 out of a possible 120 points and 23 first place votes.
The winner of the league's Rookie of the Year Award, given its best rookie player, was Steve Howe, a pitcher with the Los Angeles Dodgers. In the award's voting, he had 80 out of a possible 120 points and 12 first place votes.
 Gold Gloves
The following players won the Gold Glove Award, given to the league's best fielders as voted upon by its managers and coaches, at their respective position.
 Silver Sluggers
The following players won the Silver Slugger Award, given to the league's best fielders as voted upon by its managers and coaches, at their respective position.
 Monthly Awards
- Player of the Month Award
- Pitcher of the Month Award
 Hall of Fame Game
The thirty-eighth annual Hall of Fame Game was played on August 4 at Doubleday Field in Cooperstown, NY near the National Baseball Hall of Fame. In the game, the National League's Pittsburgh Pirates defeated the Chicago White Sox of the American League by a score of 11 to 8.
 Notable events