1980 Chicago White Sox season

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The 1980 Chicago White Sox season was the team's 80th season in Major League Baseball, and its 81st season overall.wikipedia
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Bill Veeck

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In 1979 and 1980, Bill Veeck made overtures to Denver interests.
Unable to compete in the new era of salary escalation ignited by arbitration and free agency, Veeck sold his ownership interests after the 1980 Chicago White Sox season.

WSNS-TV

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WSNS carried White Sox games through the 1980 season, after which the telecasts began airing exclusively on WGN-TV for the 1981 season, before it lost the Sox television rights to WFLD.

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The 1980 Chicago White Sox season was the team's 80th season in Major League Baseball, and its 81st season overall.

Major League Baseball

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The 1980 Chicago White Sox season was the team's 80th season in Major League Baseball, and its 81st season overall.

American League West

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They finished with a record of 70-90, good enough for 5th place in the American League West, 26 games behind the first-place Kansas City Royals.

1980 Kansas City Royals season

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They finished with a record of 70-90, good enough for 5th place in the American League West, 26 games behind the first-place Kansas City Royals.

Edward J. DeBartolo Sr.

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An agreement was reached to sell to Edward J. DeBartolo, Sr., who pledged to keep the club in Chicago.

Glenn Borgmann

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* January 29, 1980: Glenn Borgmann was signed as a free agent by the White Sox.

Minnie Miñoso

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On October 4, 54-year-old Minnie Miñoso entered a game against the California Angels as a pinch hitter for third baseman Greg Pryor.

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On October 4, 54-year-old Minnie Miñoso entered a game against the California Angels as a pinch hitter for third baseman Greg Pryor.

Pinch hitter

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On October 4, 54-year-old Minnie Miñoso entered a game against the California Angels as a pinch hitter for third baseman Greg Pryor.

Third baseman

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On October 4, 54-year-old Minnie Miñoso entered a game against the California Angels as a pinch hitter for third baseman Greg Pryor.

Greg Pryor

On October 4, 54-year-old Minnie Miñoso entered a game against the California Angels as a pinch hitter for third baseman Greg Pryor.

Nick Altrock

In doing so, he became the first major leaguer since Nick Altrock to play in five different decades.