1980 San Diego Padres season
|1980 San Diego Padres|
|Major League affiliations|
|General manager(s)||Bob Fontaine, Jack McKeon|
(Ed Doucette, Dave Campbell, Bob Chandler, Ted Leitner)
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- October 3, 1979: Mickey Lolich was released by the Padres.
- December 3, 1979: Von Joshua was selected off waivers by the Padres from the Los Angeles Dodgers.
- February 15, 1980: Gaylord Perry, Tucker Ashford and Joe Carroll (minors) were traded by the Padres to the Texas Rangers for Willie Montañez.
- February 15, 1980: Bob Owchinko was traded by the San Diego Padres with Jim Wilhelm to the Cleveland Indians for Jerry Mumphrey.
- Ozzie Smith set a major league record for most assists by a shortstop in 1980 with 621.
|Los Angeles Dodgers||92||71||0.564||1||55–27||37–44|
|San Francisco Giants||75||86||0.466||17||44–37||31–49|
|San Diego Padres||73||89||0.451||19½||45–36||28–53|
Record vs. opponents
1980 National League Records
Opening Day starters
- Dave Cash
- Bill Fahey
- Randy Jones
- Jerry Mumphrey
- Gene Richards
- Aurelio Rodríguez
- Ozzie Smith
- Gene Tenace
- Dave Winfield
- April 2, 1980: Danny Boone was signed as a free agent by the Padres.
- June 3, 1980: Ron Romanick was drafted by the San Diego Padres in the 1st round (7th pick) of the 1980 amateur draft (Secondary Phase), but did not sign.
- June 3, 1980: Gerry Davis was drafted by the Padres in the 6th round of the 1980 Major League Baseball Draft.
- August 5, 1980: Kurt Bevacqua and a player to be named later were traded by the Padres to the Pittsburgh Pirates for Luis Salazar and Rick Lancellotti. The Padres completed the deal by sending Mark Lee to the Pirates on August 12.
- August 11, 1980: Von Joshua was released by the Padres.
- August 31, 1980: Willie Montañez was traded by the Padres to the Montreal Expos for Tony Phillips and cash.
|1980 San Diego Padres|
Starters by position
Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At Bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting Average; HR = Home Runs; RBI = Runs Batted In
|1B||Montañez, WillieWillie Montañez||128||481||132||.274||6||63|
|2B||Cash, DaveDave Cash||130||397||90||.227||1||23|
|3B||Rodríguez, AurelioAurelio Rodríguez||89||175||35||.200||2||13|
|SS||Smith, OzzieOzzie Smith||158||609||140||.230||0||35|
|LF||Richards, GeneGene Richards||158||642||193||.301||4||41|
|CF||Mumphrey, JerryJerry Mumphrey||160||564||168||.298||4||59|
|RF||Winfield, DaveDave Winfield||162||558||154||.276||20||87|
|Fahey, BillBill Fahey||93||241||62||.257||1||22|
|Salazar, LuisLuis Salazar||44||169||57||.337||1||25|
|Evans, BarryBarry Evans||73||125||29||.232||1||14|
|Perkins, BroderickBroderick Perkins||43||100||37||.370||2||14|
|Bevacqua, KurtKurt Bevacqua||62||71||19||.268||0||12|
|Joshua, VonVon Joshua||53||63||15||.238||2||7|
|Stimac, CraigCraig Stimac||20||50||11||.220||0||7|
|Jones, RandyRandy Jones||24||154.1||5||13||3.91||53|
|Rasmussen, EricEric Rasmussen||40||111.1||4||11||4.37||50|
|Kinney, DennisDennis Kinney||50||4||6||1||4.25||40|
|Armstrong, MikeMike Armstrong||11||0||0||0||5.65||14|
Awards and honors
See also: Minor League Baseball
|AAA||Hawaii Islanders||Pacific Coast League||Doug Rader|
|AA||Amarillo Gold Sox||Texas League||Eddie Watt|
|A||Reno Silver Sox||California League||Jack Maloof|
|A-Short Season||Walla Walla Padres||Northwest League||Curt Daniels|
- Mickey Lolich page at Baseball Reference
- Von Joshua page at Baseball Reference
- Gaylord Perry page at Baseball Reference
- Danny Boone page at Baseball Reference
- Gerry Davis page at Baseball Reference
- Mark Lee page at Baseball Reference
- Tony Phillips page at Baseball Reference
- Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 2nd and 3rd editions. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 1997 and 2007
- 1980 San Diego Padres team page at Baseball Reference
- 1980 San Diego Padres team page at Baseball Almanac