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1980 Boston Red Sox

Roster (40-man)

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1979 / 1981

83-77, Finished 5th in AL East (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Don Zimmer (82-73) and Johnny Pesky (1-4)
GM: Haywood Sullivan, Scouting Dir: Eddie Kasko
Scored 757 runs, Allowed 767 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 79-81

Ballparks: Fenway Park · Attendance: 1,956,092 (4th of 14)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 106, Pitching - 105 · one-year: Batting - 102, Pitching - 102

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1979 / 1981 Roster (40-man)

Team Roster & Games By Position

Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Yrs G GS Batting Defense P C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF OF DH PH PR WAR Salary
Gary Allenson 25 R R 5' 11" 185 Feb 4, 1955 2 36 24 36 28 0 24 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 6 4 0 0.9
Luis Aponte 27 R R 6' 0" 185 Jun 14, 1953 1st 4 0 0 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.2
Jack Billingham 37 R R 6' 4" 195 Feb 21, 1943 13 7 4 0 7 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -1.2
Sam Bowen 27 R R 5' 9" 170 Sep 18, 1952 3 7 4 7 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 1 6 0 0 2 0.0
Jack Brohamer 30 L R 5' 10" 165 Feb 26, 1950 9 21 12 21 17 0 0 0 4 13 0 0 0 0 0 3 7 0 0.4
Tom Burgmeier 36 L L 5' 11" 185 Aug 2, 1943 13 62 0 3 62 62 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 4.1 All-Star
Rick Burleson 29 R R 5' 10" 165 Apr 29, 1951 7 155 155 155 155 0 0 0 0 0 155 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.4
Bill Campbell 31 R R 6' 3" 185 Aug 9, 1948 8 23 0 0 23 23 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.2 $200,000
Steve Crawford 22 R R 6' 5" 225 Apr 29, 1958 1st 6 4 0 6 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.5
Dick Drago 35 R R 6' 1" 190 Jun 25, 1945 12 43 7 3 43 43 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.9
Jim Dwyer 30 L L 5' 10" 165 Jun 3, 1950 8 93 68 93 71 0 0 9 0 0 0 11 29 27 67 12 14 5 0.6
Dennis Eckersley HOF 25 R R 6' 2" 190 Oct 3, 1954 6 30 30 0 30 30 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.2
Dwight Evans 28 R R 6' 2" 180 Nov 3, 1951 9 148 133 148 144 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 144 145 2 7 2 3.0
Carlton Fisk HOF 32 R R 6' 3" 200 Dec 26, 1947 11 131 124 131 122 0 115 3 0 3 0 5 0 0 5 5 7 0 3.8 All-Star
Rich Gedman 20 L R 6' 0" 210 Sep 26, 1959 1st 9 4 9 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 5 0 -0.3
Garry Hancock 26 L L 6' 0" 175 Jan 23, 1954 2 46 25 46 27 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 20 1 27 12 12 5 0.0
Butch Hobson 28 R R 6' 1" 193 Aug 17, 1951 6 93 90 93 57 0 0 0 0 57 0 0 0 0 0 36 3 0 -1.1
Glenn Hoffman 21 R R 6' 1" 175 Jul 7, 1958 1st 114 92 114 113 0 0 0 3 109 5 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1.1
Bruce Hurst 22 L L 6' 4" 200 Mar 24, 1958 1st 12 7 0 12 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -1.3
Skip Lockwood 33 R R 6' 1" 175 Aug 17, 1946 13 24 1 1 24 24 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.6 $325,000
Fred Lynn 28 L L 6' 1" 185 Feb 3, 1952 7 110 108 110 110 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 110 0 110 0 0 0 4.7 All-Star
Keith MacWhorter 24 R R 6' 4" 190 Dec 30, 1955 1st 14 2 0 14 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.2
Reid Nichols 21 R R 5' 11" 165 Aug 5, 1958 1st 12 9 12 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 0 9 1 0 3 -0.2
Bob Ojeda 22 L L 6' 1" 185 Dec 17, 1957 1st 7 7 1 7 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.3
Stan Papi 29 R R 6' 0" 170 Feb 4, 1951 5 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Tony Perez HOF 38 R R 6' 2" 175 May 14, 1942 17 151 149 151 138 0 0 138 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 2 0 0.6 $391,666
Dave Rader 31 L R 5' 11" 165 Dec 26, 1948 10 50 36 50 34 0 34 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 10 0 1.1
Chuck Rainey 25 R R 5' 11" 190 Jul 14, 1954 2 16 13 0 16 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.6
Win Remmerswaal 26 R R 6' 2" 160 Mar 8, 1954 2 14 0 0 14 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.3
Jerry Remy 27 L R 5' 9" 165 Nov 8, 1952 6 63 54 63 60 0 0 0 60 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 7 1 0.9
Steve Renko 35 R R 6' 5" 230 Dec 10, 1944 12 32 23 0 32 32 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.6
Jim Rice HOF 27 R R 6' 2" 200 Mar 8, 1953 7 124 124 124 109 0 0 0 0 0 0 108 0 1 109 15 0 0 2.0 $639,227 All-Star
Ted Sizemore 35 R R 5' 10" 165 Apr 15, 1945 12 9 8 9 8 0 0 0 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 -0.2
Bob Stanley 25 R R 6' 4" 210 Nov 10, 1954 4 52 17 1 52 52 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.9
Dave Stapleton 26 R R 6' 1" 178 Jan 16, 1954 1st 106 101 106 103 0 0 8 93 3 0 4 0 2 6 3 4 1 3.0
Mike Torrez 33 R R 6' 5" 220 Aug 28, 1946 14 36 32 1 36 36 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.4 $240,000
John Tudor 26 L L 6' 0" 185 Feb 2, 1954 2 16 13 0 16 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.4
Julio Valdez 24 B R 6' 2" 160 Jun 3, 1956 1st 8 5 8 8 0 0 0 0 0 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.4
Chico Walker 21 B R 5' 9" 170 Nov 25, 1958 1st 19 14 19 11 0 0 0 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 1 2 -0.3
Larry Wolfe 27 R R 5' 11" 170 Mar 2, 1953 4 18 5 18 14 0 0 0 0 14 0 0 0 0 0 4 3 0 -0.3
Carl Yastrzemski HOF 40 L R 5' 11" 175 Aug 22, 1939 20 105 96 105 54 0 0 15 0 0 0 34 1 4 39 50 8 0 0.8
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Yrs G GS Batting Defense P C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF OF DH PH PR WAR Salary
Primary salary Data (about) courtesy Doug Pappas, and the Society for American Baseball Research.
Additional 1915-1969 salaries researched via Baseball Hall of Fame contract archives by Dr. Michael Haupert of UW-LaCrosse.
Salaries for mid-season call-ups or traded players may not be shown.
Salaries converted to alternate years using Consumer Price Index (CPI) data courtesy of the Minneapolis Federal Reserve Board.

1979 / 1981 Roster (40-man)