October 7, 1980

National League awards [1980]



The Astros beat the Dodgers in a one-game playoff to win the NL West. Nolan Ryan, the first player to make $1 million a year, reached 3,000 strikeouts on July 4. Padres broadcaster Jerry Coleman [73-89] was named the team’s manager. Jerry Reuss threw a no-hitter.

Babe Ruth Award | Mike Schmidt, Phillies. 48 home runs, 121 RBIs, .286 batting average, .380 on-base percentage, .624 slugging percentage, 104 runs.

2. Steve Carlton, Phillies
3. Gary Carter, Expos
4. Andre Dawson, Expos

Walter Johnson Award | Steve Carlton, Phillies. 24-9, 2.34 ERA, 286 strikeouts and 90 walks in 304 innings, 13 complete games, 17 wild pitches.

Jackie Robinson Award | Dave Smith, Astros. 7-5, 1.93 ERA, 10 saves, 85 strikeouts and 32 walks in 102.2 innings.

2. Lonnie Smith, Phillies
3. Al Holland, Giants

Pee Wee Reese Award | Joe Morgan, Astros. 11 home runs, 49 RBIs, .243 batting average, .367 on-base percentage, .373 slugging percentage, 93 walks, 24 stolen bases.

Connie Mack Award | Bill Virdon, Astros. 93-70 [.571] When All-Star starter J.R. Richard [10-4, 1.90] had a stroke on July 30, Virdon put Vern Ruhle [12-4, 2.37] in the rotation, and the Astros made their first playoff appearance.

2. Bobby Cox, Atlanta
3. Tommy Lasorda, Dodgers



Catcher | Gary Carter, Expos. 29 home runs, 101 RBIs, .264 batting average, .331 on-base percentage, .486 slugging percentage. 2. Ted Simmons, Cardinals. Best fielder | Carter

First base | Keith Hernandez, Cardinals. 16 home runs, 99 RBIs, .321 batting average, .408 on-base percentage, .494 slugging percentage, 111 runs, 39 doubles. Best fielder | Pete Rose, Phillies.

Second base | Joe Morgan, Astros. 11 home runs, 49 RBIs, .243 batting average, .367 on-base percentage, .373 slugging percentage, 93 walks, 24 stolen bases. 2. Manny Trillo, Phillies. Best fielder | Trillo

Third base | Mike Schmidt, Phillies. 48 home runs, 121 RBIs, .286 batting average, .380 on-base percentage, .624 slugging percentage, 104 runs. Best fielder | Schmidt

2. Darrell Evans, Giants
3. Ron Cey, Dodgers

Shortstop | Ozzie Smith, Padres. 0 home runs, 35 RBIs, .230 batting average, .313 on-base percentage, .276 slugging percentage, 57 stolen bases. 2. Garry Templeton, Cardinals. Best fielder | Ozzie

Left field | Jose Cruz, Astros. 11 home runs, 91 RBIs, .302 batting average, .360 on-base percentage, .426 slugging percentage, 36 stolen bases. 2. Dusty Baker, Dodgers.

Center field | Andre Dawson, Expos. 17 home runs, 87 RBIs, .308 batting average, .358 on-base percentage, .492 slugging percentage, 41 doubles, 34 stolen bases. Best fielder | Omar Moreno, Pirates.

2. Dale Murphy, Atlanta
3. Cesar Cedeno, Astros

Right field | Terry Puhl, Astros. 13 home runs, 55 RBIs, .282 batting average, .357 on-base percentage, .419 slugging percentage, 27 stolen bases. 2. Jack Clark, Giants.



Starting rotation |

1. Steve Carlton, Phillies.
24-9, 2.34 ERA, 286 strikeouts and 90 walks in 304 innings, 13 complete games, 17 wild pitches.

2. Don Sutton, Dodgers. 13-5, 2.20 ERA, 128 strikeouts and 47 walks in 212.1 innings.

3. Steve Rogers, Expos. 16-11, 2.98 ERA, 147 strikeouts and 85 walks in 281 innings, 14 complete games.

4. Jerry Reuss, Dodgers. 18-6, 2.51 ERA, 111 strikeouts and 40 walks in 229.1 innings, 10 complete games, six shutouts.

5. Rick Reuschel, Cubs. 11-13, 3.40 ERA, 140 strikeouts and 76 walks in 257 innings.

Left-handed reliever | Tug McGraw, Phillies. 5-4, 1.46 ERA, 20 saves, 75 strikeouts and 23 walks in 92.1 innings.

Right-handed reliever | Rick Camp, Atlanta. 6-4, 1.91 ERA, 22 saves, 33 strikeouts and 29 walks in 108.1 innings.
— Kevin Brewer

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