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1980 Pittsburgh Pirates

Roster (40-man)

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1979 / 1981

83-79, Finished 3rd in NL East (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Chuck Tanner (83-79)
GM: Harding Peterson, Scouting Dir: Murray Cook
Scored 666 runs, Allowed 646 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 83-79

Ballparks: Three Rivers Stadium · Attendance: 1,646,757 (6th of 12)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 103, Pitching - 102 · one-year: Batting - 102, Pitching - 102

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1979 / 1981 Roster (40-man)

Team Roster & Games By Position

Age B T Ht Wt DoB Yrs G GS Batting Defense P C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF OF PH PR WAR Salary
Matt Alexander 33 B R 5' 11" 168 Jan 30, 1947 8 37 1 37 5 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 2 0 4 0 34 0.3
Bob Beall 32 B L 5' 11" 180 Apr 24, 1948 4 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 -0.1
Dale Berra 23 R R 6' 0" 180 Dec 13, 1956 4 93 63 93 92 0 0 0 4 48 45 0 0 0 0 4 3 0.0
Kurt Bevacqua 33 R R 6' 0" 180 Jan 23, 1947 10 22 9 22 11 0 0 2 0 9 0 0 0 0 0 11 0 -0.1
Jim Bibby 35 R R 6' 5" 235 Oct 29, 1944 9 35 34 35 35 35 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.7 All-Star
Bert Blyleven HOF 29 R R 6' 3" 200 Apr 6, 1951 11 37 32 37 34 34 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.8 $300,000
John Candelaria 26 L L 6' 7" 205 Nov 6, 1953 6 35 34 35 35 35 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.4
Bernie Carbo 32 L R 5' 11" 173 Aug 5, 1947 12 7 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 0.1
Mike Easler 29 L R 6' 0" 190 Nov 29, 1950 7 132 110 132 119 0 0 0 0 0 0 91 0 42 133 15 1 4.1
Tim Foli 29 R R 6' 0" 179 Dec 6, 1950 11 127 122 127 125 0 0 0 0 0 125 0 0 0 0 2 0 1.5
Phil Garner 31 R R 5' 10" 175 Apr 30, 1949 8 151 151 151 151 0 0 0 151 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.8 All-Star
Andy Hassler 28 L L 6' 5" 220 Oct 18, 1951 9 6 0 6 6 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.1 $104,166
Grant Jackson 37 B L 6' 0" 180 Sep 28, 1942 16 61 0 61 61 61 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.2
Jesse Jefferson 31 R R 6' 3" 188 Mar 3, 1949 8 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.2
Lee Lacy 32 R R 6' 1" 175 Apr 10, 1948 9 109 64 109 91 0 0 0 0 3 0 86 3 0 89 21 5 4.0 $151,667
Vance Law 23 R R 6' 2" 185 Oct 1, 1956 1st 25 17 25 20 0 0 0 11 1 8 0 0 0 0 4 3 0.1
Mark Lee 27 R R 6' 4" 225 Jun 14, 1953 3 4 0 4 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.0
Bill Madlock 29 R R 5' 11" 180 Jan 2, 1951 8 137 133 137 134 0 0 12 0 127 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 1.4 $260,000
Mickey Mahler 27 B L 6' 3" 189 Jul 30, 1952 4 2 0 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.4
John Milner 30 L L 6' 0" 185 Dec 28, 1949 10 114 60 114 78 0 0 70 0 0 0 10 0 1 11 40 3 0.1
Omar Moreno 27 L L 6' 2" 180 Oct 24, 1952 6 162 160 162 162 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 162 0 162 0 0 1.4
Steve Nicosia 24 R R 5' 10" 185 Aug 6, 1955 3 60 52 60 58 0 58 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 -0.3
Ed Ott 28 L R 5' 10" 190 Jul 11, 1951 7 120 105 120 118 0 117 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 8 0 1.8
Dave Parker 29 L R 6' 5" 230 Jun 9, 1951 8 139 129 139 130 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 130 130 9 0 1.5 $775,000 All-Star
Tony Pena 23 R R 6' 0" 175 Jun 4, 1957 1st 8 5 8 6 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0.1
Pascual Perez 23 R R 6' 2" 162 May 17, 1957 1st 2 2 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Rick Rhoden 27 R R 6' 3" 195 May 16, 1953 7 20 19 20 20 20 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.0
Dave Roberts 35 L L 6' 3" 195 Sep 11, 1944 12 2 0 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Bill Robinson 37 R R 6' 2" 189 Jun 26, 1943 13 100 59 100 85 0 0 49 0 0 0 28 0 14 42 19 1 0.1
Don Robinson 23 R R 6' 4" 225 Jun 8, 1957 3 30 24 30 29 29 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2.2
Enrique Romo 32 R R 5' 11" 185 Jul 15, 1947 4 75 0 75 74 74 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1.0
Jim Rooker 37 R L 6' 0" 195 Sep 23, 1942 13 4 4 4 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.5
Manny Sanguillen 36 R R 6' 0" 193 Mar 21, 1944 13 47 4 47 5 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 42 0 -0.1
Rod Scurry 24 L L 6' 2" 180 Mar 17, 1956 1st 20 0 20 20 20 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.7
Eddie Solomon 29 R R 6' 2" 185 Feb 9, 1951 8 27 12 27 26 26 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1.1
Willie Stargell HOF 40 L L 6' 2" 188 Mar 6, 1940 19 67 52 67 54 0 0 54 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 15 0 1.2
Kent Tekulve 33 R R 6' 4" 180 Mar 5, 1947 7 78 0 78 78 78 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.4 All-Star
Age B T Ht Wt DoB Yrs G GS Batting Defense P C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF OF 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)