1980 Atlanta Braves Roster

The 1980 Atlanta Braves team roster seen on this page includes every player who appeared in a game during the 1980 season. It is a comprehensive team roster and player names are sorted by the fielding position where the most number of games were played during the regular season. Every player's name links to their career statistics.

Below the main roster you will find in the Fast Facts section: a 1980 Atlanta Braves Opening Day starters list, a 1980 Atlanta Braves salary list, a 1980 Atlanta Braves uniform number breakdown and a 1980 Atlanta Braves primary starters list. These team rosters are presented only when and where the data is available.

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Complete Roster

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1950-09-04
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1955-10-25
6-01
200
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1949-12-21
6-00
198
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1952-06-10
5-10
175
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1947-11-13
6-01
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1954-09-10
5-11
185
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1949-07-21
6-01
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1953-08-05
6-00
190
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1953-11-22
6-05
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1954-02-10
6-01
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1939-04-01
6-01
190
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1955-08-18
6-02
200
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1953-08-31
6-00
190
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1951-05-12
5-10
180
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1953-07-25
5-08
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1950-01-28
6-01
215
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1948-12-26
5-09
150
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1951-08-19
6-01
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1957-08-06
5-07
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1957-09-25
6-00
185
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1958-02-18
6-00
165
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1952-10-18
170
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1951-11-01
6-01
175
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1953-09-23
6-01
200
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1951-03-07
6-03
175
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1956-12-22
6-04
195
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1955-08-19
6-00
180
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1945-10-27
6-03
190
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1950-07-05
5-09
175
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1957-06-29
6-05
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1956-03-12
6-03
220
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1951-01-23
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The 1980 Atlanta Braves played 161 games during the regular season, won 81 games, lost 80 games, and finished in fourth position. They played their home games at Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium (Park Factors: 103/104) where 1,048,411 fans witnessed their 1980 Braves finish the season with a .503 winning percentage.

Baseball Almanac is pleased to present a unique set of rosters not easily found on the Internet. Included, where data is available, is a 1980 Atlanta Braves Opening Day starters list, a 1980 Atlanta Braves salary list, a 1980 Atlanta Braves uniform number breakdown and a 1980 Atlanta Braves primary starters list:

1980 Atlanta Braves
Salaries

Phil Niekro $1,042,667.00
Doyle Alexander $150,000.00
Mike Lum $125,000.00
Larry Bradford $80,000.00
Rick Camp $40,000.00
Bob Horner $35,000.00
Bruce Benedict $30,000.00
Gary Cooper $30,000.00
Terry Harper $30,000.00
Glenn Hubbard $30,000.00
Rick Mahler $30,000.00
Rick Matula $30,000.00
Larry McWilliams $30,000.00
Rafael Ramirez $30,000.00
Chico Ruiz $30,000.00

Did you know that a 1980 Atlanta Braves Schedule is available and it includes dates of every game played, scores of every game played, a cumulative record, and many hard to find splits (Monthly Splits, Team vs Team Splits & Score Related Splits)?

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