Yankees manager

**Billy Martin**suspended

**Reggie Jackson**for five days on July 15. Martin resigned on July 24. Five days later, the Yankees named Martin manager for the 1980 season. On Oct. 2,

**Bucky Fucking Dent**homered, as the Yankees beat the Red Sox in a one-game playoff for the AL East title.

**Babe Ruth Award | Ron Guidry, Yankees.**25-3, 1.74 ERA, 248 strikeouts and 72 walks in 273.2 innings, 19 complete games, nine shutouts.

2. Jim Rice, Red Sox

**Walter Johnson Award | Ron Guidry, Yankees.**2. Mike Caldwell, Brewers.

**Jackie Robinson Award | Lou Whitaker, Tigers.**3 home runs, 58 RBIs, .285 batting average, .361 on-base percentage, .357 slugging percentage.

**Pee Wee Reese Award | Graig Nettles, Yankees.**27 home runs, 93 RBIs, .276 batting average, .343 on-base percentage, .460 slugging percentage.

**Connie Mack Award | George Bamberger, Brewers.**93-69 [.574]

2. Bob Lemon, Yankees

3. Ralph Houk, Tigers

**Catcher | Carlton Fisk, Red Sox.**20 home runs, 88 RBIs, .284 batting average, .366 on-base percentage, .475 slugging percentage, 39 doubles.

**Best fielder |**Jim Sundberg, Rangers.

**First base | Eddie Murray, Orioles.**27 home runs, 95 RBIs, .285 batting average, .356 on-base percentage, .480 slugging percentage.

**Best fielder |**Chris Chambliss, Yankees.

**Second base | Willie Randolph, Yankees.**3 home runs, 42 RBIs, .279 batting average, .381 on-base percentage, .357 slugging percentage, 36 stolen bases.

**Best fielder |**Bump Wills, Rangers.

**Third base | Doug DeCinces, Orioles.**28 home runs, 80 RBIs, .286 batting average, .346 on-base percentage, .526 slugging percentage, 37 doubles.

**Best fielder |**Graig Nettles, Yankees.

2. Graig Nettles, Yankees

3. Sal Bando, Brewers

**Shortstop | Roy Smalley, Twins.**19 home runs, 77 RBIs, .273 batting average, .362 on-base percentage, .433 slugging percentage.

**Best fielder |**Rick Burleson, Red Sox.

**Left field | Jim Rice, Red Sox.**46 home runs, 139 RBIs, .315 batting average, .370 on-base percentage, .600 slugging percentage, 121 runs, 213 hits, 15 triples.

**Center field | Amos Otis, Royals.**22 home runs, 96 RBIs, .298 batting average, .380 on-base percentage, .525 slugging percentage, 32 stolen bases.

**Best fielder |**Otis

2. Fred Lynn, Red Sox

**Right field | Ken Singleton, Orioles.**20 home runs, 81 RBIs, .293 batting average, .409 on-base percentage, .462 slugging percentage.

**Designated hitter | Don Baylor, Angels.**34 home runs, 99 RBIs, .255 batting average, .332 on-base percentage, .472 slugging percentage, 103 runs, 18 HBPs.

**Starting rotation |**

1. Ron Guidry, Yankees.25-3, 1.74 ERA, 248 strikeouts and 72 walks in 273.2 innings, 19 complete games, nine shutouts.

1. Ron Guidry, Yankees.

**2. Mike Caldwell, Brewers.**22-9, 2.36 ERA, 131 strikeouts and 54 walks in 293.1 innings, 23 complete games, six shutouts.

**3. Jim Palmer, Orioles.**21-12, 2.46 ERA, 138 strikeouts and 97 walks in 296 innings, 19 complete games, six shutouts.

**4. Dennis Eckersley, Red Sox.**20-8, 2.99 ERA, 162 strikeouts and 71 walks in 268.1 innings, 16 complete games.

**5. Jon Matlack, Rangers.**15-13, 2.27 ERA, 157 strikeouts and 51 walks in 270 innings, 18 complete games.

**Reliever | Rich Gossage, Yankees.**10-11, 2.01 ERA, 27 saves, 122 strikeouts and 59 walks in 134.1 innings.

2. Bob Stanley, Red Sox

*— Kevin Brewer*

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