1980 National League
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The 1980 season of the National League was the one hundred fifth season of the league.
- 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|
- Bold indicates league record, Italics indicate all-time record
The National League won the fifty-first midsummer classic at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, CA on Tuesday, July 8, 1980 by a score of 4 to 2. The league's manager was Chuck Tanner.
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.
In the World Series, the National League champion Philadelphia Phillies defeated the American League's Kansas City Royals, 4 games to 2.
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.
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.
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.
- Player of the Month Award
- April: Dave Kingman, Chicago Cubs
- May: Mike Schmidt, Philadelphia Phillies
- June: Dusty Baker, Los Angeles Dodgers
- July: Bob Horner, Atlanta Braves
- August: Dale Murphy, Atlanta Braves
- September: Gary Carter, Montréal Expos
- Pitcher of the Month Award
- April: J.R. Richard, Houston Astros
- May: Steve Carlton, Philadelphia Phillies
- June: Jerry Reuss, Los Angeles Dodgers
- July: Pat Zachry, New York Mets
- August: Rick Reuschel, Chicago Cubs
- September: Marty Bystrom, Philadelphia Phillies
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.
- Fred Brocklander
- Nick Colosi
- Jerry Crawford
- Jerry Dale
- Satch Davidson
- Bob Engel
- Steve Fields
- Bruce Froemming
- Eric Gregg
- Lanny Harris
- Doug Harvey
- John Kibler
- John McSherry
- Ed Montague
- Andy Olsen
- Dave Pallone
- Paul Pryor
- Frank Pulli
- Jim Quick
- Dutch Rennert
- Paul Runge
- Dick Stello
- Terry Tata
- Ed Vargo
- Harry Wendelstedt
- Joe West
- Lee Weyer
- Bill Williams
- Charlie Williams
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