1980s Baseball Season Recaps

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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Several major milestones arrived in 1985, such as Nolan Ryan's 4000th strikeout, Rod Carew's 300th hit, and Tom Seaver and Phil Niekro both earning their 300th win. Learn more about the 1985 baseball season.

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Much to the dismay of baseball fans, the 1981 baseball season is best remembered for the ten-week players' strike that canceled 713 games and ushered in the unpopular split-season format. Learn more about the 1981 baseball season.

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The Philadelphia Phillies, with the help of superstar Mike Schmidt and dominating pitcher Steve Carlton, won their first World Series in history during the 1980 baseball season. Read more about the 1980 baseball season.

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