1980 Chicago White Sox

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Record: 70-90, Finished 5th in AL Western Division (1980 AL)

Managed by Tony LaRussa

Coaches: Loren Babe, Orlando Cepeda, Art Kusnyer, Minnie Minoso, Ron Schueler and Bobby Winkles

Ballpark: Comiskey Park

History, Comments, Contributions[edit]

On April 17th, Harold Baines got his first major league hit, and Britt Burns won his first big league game for the 1980 Chicago White Sox. They went 22-16 to start the season but the hot start did not last, as they finished the year in fifth place, 20 games below .500.

Awards and Honors[edit]

1980 Opening Day Lineup[edit]

Bob Molinaro, dh

Alan Bannister, 3b

Claudell Washington, lf

Lamar Johnson, 1b

Chet Lemon, cf

Harold Baines, rf

Jim Morrison, 2b

Marv Foley, c

Greg Pryor, ss

Steve Trout, p