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1980s baseball had a mix of new faces and veteran champions with Cal Ripken winning Rookie of the Year in 1982 and Orel Hershiser pitching 59 scoreless innings.

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1989 Baseball Season

Candlestick Park was shaking -- the largest earthquake in San Francisco for decades. The 1989 baseball season ended with game three of the World Series being delayed due to the disaster. Learn more about the 1989 baseball season.


1982 Baseball Season

1982 Baseball Season

The 1982 baseball season led to a World Series victory for the St. Louis Cardinals. Learn more about the 1982 baseball season. See more »

1983 Baseball Season

1983 Baseball Season

Johnny Bench, Carl Yastrzemski, and Gaylord Perry all retired after the 1983 baseball season. Learn more about the 1983 baseball season. See more »

1984 Baseball Season

1984 Baseball Season

The 1984 baseball season is marked by excellent players like Ryne Sandberg and Rick Sutcliffe. Learn more about the 1984 baseball season. See more »

1985 Baseball Season

 1985 Baseball Season

The 1985 baseball season saw many milestones, such as Nolan Ryan's 4,000th strikeout. Learn more about the 1985 baseball season. See more »

1986 Baseball Season

1986 Baseball Season

The 1986 baseball season was a dazzling one for the 'Macho Mets' of New York. See all the highlights, including a memorable 1986 World Series. See more »

1987 Baseball Season

1987 Baseball Season

In the 1987 baseball season, both novices and veterans provided record-breaking performances. See all the highlights, including the 1987 World Series. See more »

1988 Baseball Season

 1988 Baseball Season

The 1988 baseball season featured a World Series match between the underdog Dodgers and the mighty A's. Learn about the 1988 baseball season. See more »

1989 Baseball Season

1989 Baseball Season

The 1989 baseball season ended with game three of the World Series being delayed due to an earthquake. Learn more about the 1989 baseball season. See more »

1981 Baseball Season

1981 Baseball Season

The 1981 baseball season is best remembered for the ten-week players' strike that canceled 713 games. Learn more about the 1981 baseball season. See more »

1980 Baseball Season

 1980 Baseball Season

The Philadelphia Phillies won their first World Series in history during the 1980 baseball season. Learn more about the 1980 baseball season. See more »