Gettysburg Times - August 5, 1980

National League Honors Three


NEW YORK (AP) – Bob Horner of the Atlanta Braves was named National League Player of the Month for July. Horner hit .327 in 29 games, with 34 hits in 104 times at bat. He added 32 runs batted in and scored 27 more. His total of 14 homers for the month was one shy of the major league record for July.


Pat Zachry of the New York Mets was voted NL Pitcher of the Month for July. Zachry was 4-0 in July, with three shutouts and an earned run average of 1.40. He allowed just seven runs in 45 innings, striking out 26 batters, walking 14 and allowing 35 hits.


Bake McBride of the Philadelphia Phillies was named Player of the Week in the National League. McBride hit .600 for the week on 12 hits in 20 times at bat. He had one double, scored three runs and drove in four more as the Phillies won four of six games.