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1979 CALIFORNIA ANGELS

|    Level:  MLB  

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Team Record:  88-74   .543
Result:   1st in American League - West Division
Manager(s):  Jim Fregosi
General Manager:   Buzzie Bavasi
Stadium:  Anaheim Stadium
Attendance:  2,523,575
Playoffs: Season in progress

California Angels affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Willie Davis (39)
Youngest Player:  Brian Harper (19)
Longest Tenure:  Nolan Ryan (8)
Top Hitter:  Don Baylor (2)
Top Pitcher:  Nolan Ryan (5)
Top Draft Pick:  Mickey Saatzer (#67)

Roster Continuity:  65.35%
American League Standings
WestWLPctGB
California8874.543--
KC Royals8577.5253.0
Texas8379.5125.0
Minnesota8280.5066.0
Chi White Sox7387.45614.0
Seattle6795.41421.0
Oakland54108.33334.0

BATTING STATISTICS
#PlayerTrackPosRkAgeDraftedHiLvlGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBPAOUTRCRC/Gbabip
12Carney Lansford+3b14221975-3-49MLB1576541141883051979208391153212416.287.329.436764285712506975.2.323
25Don Baylor+of2301967-2-39MLB162628120186333361392212715111601210.296.371.5309013337224761407.9.271
15Dan Ford+of36271970-1-18MLB142569100165265211018540863031317.290.333.464797264628442935.7.303
4Bobby Grich+2b18301967-1-19MLB153534781573053010110598421012214.294.365.5379032876094051117.4.301
5Brian Downing+of-c2828UDFA: 1969MLB148509871662731275337757543217.326.418.4628802355963681067.8.348
3Rick Miller+of-311969-2-37MLB1204276012515522854506911917.293.367.365733156488323625.2.345
29Rod Carew+1b-2b9333UDFA: 1964MLB11040978130153344188734607839.318.419.391810160493307776.7.350
22Willie Aikens+1b80241975-1-2MLB116379591061802181136179180610.280.376.493869187447292736.7.298
26Joe Rudi+of-1b-32UDFA: 1964MLB903303580113116100246113427.242.294.394688130361263394.0.265
19Bert Campaneris+ss9637UDFA: 1962MLB852392756440151241932201128.234.294.28557868273208202.6.268
14Jim Anderson+ss-221975-2-25MLB96234335813132332173110936.248.298.35064882264196263.6.271
20Larry Harlow+of-27UDFA: 1971MLB6215922378201413253420102.233.344.30865249187128183.8.296
23Tom Donohue+c-261972-1-9MLB381071324313142032920101.224.259.355614381138592.9.280
8Merv Rettenmund+of-36UDFA: 1964MLB35767202011010111411113.263.360.32968825906194.1.306
18Rance Mulliniks+3b-ss-231974-3-58MLB226871000180041410052.147.192.19138313786500.1.155
31Dickie Thon+ss-21UDFA: 1975MLB355661930080051000102.339.393.39378622624095.8.413
24Willie Davis+of-39UDFA: 1959MLB43569142102104700102.250.300.32162118614563.4.286
32Bobby Clark+of-241975-5-87MLB195481622151151100103.296.356.46381925604385.3.357
28,48Ralph Garr+of-331967-3-52MLB624030000000300000.125.125.12525032421-1-1.0.143
9Terry Humphrey+c-291969-39-873MLB917210000001200100.059.111.05917011917-1-1.5.067
2Orlando Ramirez+ss-27UDFA: 1978MLB1312100000101610100.000.143.00014301513-1-2.2.000
15Ike Hampton+c-27UDFA: 1978MLB45020000000100000.400.400.40080025316.7.500
9John Harris+1b-of-241976-29-638MLB12000000000000000.000.000.0000022--.000
7Brian Harper+c-191977-4-85MLB12000000000100000.000.000.0000022--.000
Totals: (24 players)16255508661563242431648081005358984337427956136.282.351.4297802383631143118985.6.304

PITCHING STATISTICS
#PlayerTrackRkAgeDraftedHiLvlWLERAGGSCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBkWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9BB/SOBABIPGB/FB
37Dave Frost+14261974-18-410MLB16103.57363312221239.1226108951777107501.278.500.642.904.020.72.2690.91
30Nolan Ryan+5321965-12-226MLB16143.60343417500222.21691048915114223901.276.830.614.619.010.51.2750.87
33Jim Barr+65311970-6-123MLB10124.2036255040197.021710092225569211.389.911.012.513.150.80.2941.13
46Don Aase+-241972-6-136MLB9104.8137287142185.120010499197796501.499.710.923.744.660.80.2980.97
38Mark Clear+48231974-8-171MLB1153.63520003714109.087484466898911.427.180.505.618.090.69.2760.63
42Chris Knapp+-251975-1-11MLB555.512018301098.0109736083536201.4710.010.733.213.310.97.2870.71
40Frank Tanana+-251971-1-13MLB753.891817210090.193443992546611.319.270.902.494.580.54.2830.79
36Mike Barlow+-311970-4-82MLB115.133500015086.0106544983033601.5811.090.843.143.450.91.3301.78
17Dave LaRoche+55311967-5-86MLB7115.5753100251085.21075453133259011.6211.241.373.366.200.54.3490.60
41Dyar Miller+-33UDFA: 1968MLB103.31141008035.144141321316101.6111.210.513.314.080.81.3500.91
41Steve Eddy+-211975-19-433MLB114.7374003032.13619171207001.7310.020.285.571.952.86.3021.18
34Ralph Botting+-241974-7-154MLB208.80121005029.246302961522412.0613.961.824.556.670.68.4040.72
39John Montague+58311967-3-50MLB205.091400010617.2161210396201.428.151.534.583.061.50--1.32
45Bob Ferris+-241979-1-5MLB001.502000106.0521132101.337.501.504.503.001.50.2000.70
41Dave Schuler+-251975-10-223MLB0010.801000101.2222100101.2010.805.400.000.00--.2001.50
Totals: (24 players)88744.34162162469116331,43614637686921645738205351.509.170.823.595.140.70.293 

FIELDING STATISTICS
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Brian DowningC12966935115.9850.00 
Tom DonohueC381361634.9810.00 
Terry HumphreyC955311.9830.00 
Jim AndersonC360001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Rod Carew1B1038045510101.9880.00 
Willie Aikens1B5546231249.9960.00 
Joe Rudi1B5332031.0000.00 
Ike Hampton1B2102001.0000.00 
Don Baylor1B150011.0000.00 
John Harris1B160001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Bobby Grich2B15334043813111.9840.00 
Dickie Thon2B243438612.9230.00 
Jim Anderson2B658021.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Carney Lansford3B157135263729.9830.00 
Jim Anderson3B1048001.0000.00 
Dickie Thon3B110001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Jim AndersonSS821261891742.9490.00 
Bert CampanerisSS821362201669.9570.00 
Rance MulliniksSS224643413.9570.00 
Orlando RamirezSS1072053.8440.00 
Dickie ThonSS83821.8460.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Dan FordOF1413321082.9770.00 
Rick MillerOF117349341.9890.00 
Don BaylorOF97198350.9760.00 
Joe RudiOF80174522.9890.00 
Larry HarlowOF58115431.9750.00 
Bobby ClarkOF1941410.9780.00 
Merv RettenmundOF960001.0000.00 
Willie DavisOF780001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Dave LaRocheP5385417001.0002.22 
Mark ClearP5210941020.8751.16 
Don AaseP3718581723.9261.22 
Jim BarrP36197641051.0002.15 
Dave FrostP3623983422.9551.58 
Mike BarlowP3586411021.0001.57 
Nolan RyanP3422282941.9021.50 
Chris KnappP209881411.9572.02 
Frank TananaP189031211.9371.50 
Dyar MillerP143522001.0001.03 
John MontagueP14171010.5000.52 
Ralph BottingP122914001.0001.54 
Steve EddyP7325720.8573.36 
Bob FerrisP2602001.0003.00 
Dave SchulerP110000.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Don BaylorDH65.0000.00 
Willie AikensDH51.0000.00 
Brian DowningDH18.0000.00 
Merv RettenmundDH17.0000.00 
Rod CarewDH6.0000.00 
Willie DavisDH6.0000.00 
Ralph GarrDH6.0000.00 
Joe RudiDH3.0000.00 
Rick MillerDH2.0000.00 
Bert CampanerisDH1.0000.00 
Brian HarperDH1.0000.00 
Orlando RamirezDH1.0000.00 
Dickie ThonDH1.0000.00 


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