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1972 California AngelsSeason Roster
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Vada Pinson played for the 1972 California Angels
LeagueAmerican LeagueDivisionWestLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameAngels
LocationAnaheim,California
Record75-80 (5th in American League West)League Rank9thMLB Rank15th
BallparkAnaheim Stadium
ManagerDel RiceGeneral ManagerHarry Dalton
CoachesPeanuts Lowrey (Third Base Coach), Tom Morgan (Pitching Coach), Johnny Roseboro (Bullpen Coach), Bobby Winkles (First Base Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickDave Chalk (#10)
Attendance744,190 (Rank: 18th)
Years Available1961-2018

Team History -- 1972 Statistics -- 1972 Roster VR -- Game Log -- Batting Lineups -- Defensive Lineups -- Starting Pitchers -- Draft Picks -- Prospects -- Organizational Roster -- Transactions

 
The players below represent ALL players who played at least 1 game for the 1972 California Angels.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1972 baseball season.

1972 California Angels Roster

TopPREV   NEXT Visual Roster Major Leaguers Active Players Drafted Players 1st Round Draft Picks Still Active on Roster
UnifPlayer NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsHigh SchoolCollege(s)Draft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)
40Lloyd AllenP6-1 185 R-R 1950-05-08 22Merced,California MLB1968-19791969-1975Selma (Selma,CA)Fresno City Col
1968- 1-  12-CAL
 
2Sandy Alomar2B5-9 155 B-R 1943-10-19 28Salinas,Puerto Rico MLB1961-19781964-1978  
1960-   UDFA-MLB
 
31Joe AzcueC6-0 200 R-R 1939-08-18 32Cienfuegos,Cuba MLB1960-19721960-1972  
1956-   UDFA-CIN
 
31Steve BarberP6-0 200 L-L 1938-02-22 34Takoma Park,Maryland MLB1957-19741960-1974Montgomery Blair (Silver Spring,MD)
1957-   UDFA-BAL
 
16Ken BerryOF5-11 180 R-R 1941-05-10 31Kansas City,Missouri MLB1961-19751962-1975Bishop Diego (Santa Barbara,CA)Wichita St, Washburn U.
1961-   UDFA-CHA
 
17Leo CardenasSS5-10 163 R-R 1938-12-17 33Matanza,Cuba MLB1956-19751960-1975  
1957-   UDFA-CIN
 
44Rickey ClarkP6-2 170 R-R 1946-03-21 26Mount Clemens,Michigan MLB1965-19721967-1972Redford Union (Redford,MI)Western Michigan U.
1965-   UDFA-DET
 
14Chris ColettaOF5-11 190 L-L 1944-08-02 27Brooklyn,New York MLB1972-19721972-1972Hicksville (Hicksville,NY)
1962-   UDFA-BOS
 
14Billy CowanOF6-0 170 R-R 1938-08-28 33Calhoun City,Mississippi MLB1963-19721963-1972East Bakersfield (Bakersfield,CA)Utah
1961-   UDFA-CHN
 
48Paul DoyleP5-11 172 L-L 1939-10-02 32Philadelphia,Pennsylvania MLB1959-19721969-1972Huron (Huron,OH)
1959-   UDFA-DET
 
15Tom DukesP6-2 185 R-R 1942-08-31 29Knoxville,Tennessee MLB1967-19721967-1972  
1962-   UDFA-NYA
 
24Eddie FisherP6-2 200 R-R 1936-07-16 35Shreveport,Louisiana MLB1958-19731959-1973Altus (Altus,OK)Oklahoma
1958-   UDFA-SFN
 
32Alan FosterP6-0 180 R-R 1946-12-08 25Pasadena,California MLB1965-19761967-1976Los Altos (Hacienda Heights,CA)
1965- 2-  28-LAN
 
8Jack HiattC6-2 190 R-R 1942-07-27 29Bakersfield,California MLB1961-19721964-1972San Fernando (San Fernando,CA)Los Angeles Pierce Col
1961-   UDFA-ANA
 
29Doug HowardOF6-3 185 R-R 1948-02-06 24Salt Lake City,Utah MLB1970-19761972-1976Highland (Salt Lake City,UT)Brigham Young U.
1970- 8- 183-CAL
 
29Andy KoscoOF6-3 207 R-R 1941-10-05 30Youngstown,Ohio MLB1959-19741965-1974Struthers (Struthers,OH)
1959-   UDFA-DET
 
39Art KusnyerC6-2 198 R-R 1945-12-19 26Akron,Ohio MLB1966-19791970-1978Buchtel (Akron,OH)Kent St
1966-37- 698-CHA
 
35Dick LangeP5-10 185 R-R 1948-09-01 23Harbor Beach,Michigan MLB1970-19771972-1975Bullock Creek (Midland,MI)Central Michigan U.
1970- 7- 158-CAL
 
12Winston Llenas3B5-10 165 R-R 1943-09-23 28Santiago,Dom Rep MLB1961-19831968-1975  
1961-   UDFA-KC1
 
34Rudy MayP6-3 207 L-L 1944-07-18 27Coffeyville,Kansas MLB1963-19831965-1983Castlemont (Oakland,CA)
1962-   UDFA-MIN
 
4Ken McMullen3B6-3 195 R-R 1942-06-01 30Oxnard,California MLB1961-19771962-1977Oxnard (Oxnard,CA)
1960-   UDFA-LAN
 
47Andy MessersmithP6-1 200 R-R 1945-08-06 26Toms River,New Jersey MLB1964-19791968-1979Western (Anaheim,CA)California
1966- 1-  12-CAL
 
6Curt MottonOF5-7 175 R-R 1940-09-24 31Darnell,Louisiana MLB1962-19741967-1974Encinal (Alameda,CA)California, Santa Rosa Junior Col
1961-   UDFA-CHN
 
41Tom MurphyP6-3 185 R-R 1945-12-30 26Cleveland,Ohio MLB1967-19791968-1979Euclid (Euclid,OH)Ohio U.
1967- 1-   6-CAL
 
8Syd O'Brien3B6-1 185 R-R 1944-12-18 27Compton,California MLB1964-19721969-1972Millikan (Long Beach,CA)Long Beach City Col
1964-   UDFA-BOS
 
33Bob Oliver1B6-2 215 R-R 1943-02-08 29Shreveport,Louisiana MLB1963-19781965-1975  
1963-   UDFA-PIT
 
18Billy Parker3B5-8 168 R-R 1947-01-14 25Hayneville,Alabama MLB1969-19731971-1973   Utah
1969-   UDFA-CAL
 
28Vada PinsonOF5-11 181 L-L 1938-08-11 33Memphis,Tennessee MLB1956-19751958-1975McClymonds (Oakland,CA)    
46Mel QueenP6-1 197 L-R 1942-03-26 30Johnson City,New York MLB1960-19721964-1972San Luis Obispo (San Luis Obispo,CA)
1960-   UDFA-CIN
 
6Roger RepozOF6-3 195 L-L 1940-08-03 31Bellingham,Washington MLB1960-19721964-1972Bellingham (Bellingham,WA)Western Washington U.
1960-   UDFA-NYA
 
5Mickey RiversOF5-10 165 L-L 1948-10-31 23Miami,Florida MLB1969-19841970-1984Northwestern (Miami,FL)Miami-Dade Col
1969- 1-   8-WS2
 
41Don RoseP6-3 195 R-R 1947-03-19 25Covina,California MLB1967-19741971-1974Covina (Covina,CA)Stanford U.
1968-11- 229-NYN
 
30Nolan RyanP6-2 195 R-R 1947-01-31 25Refugio,Texas MLB1965-19931966-1993Alvin (Alvin,TX)Alvin CC
1965-12- 226-NYN
 
46Dave SellsP5-11 175 R-R 1946-09-18 25Vacaville,California MLB1968-19751972-1975Sullivan South (Kingsport,TN)Solano CC
1967- 2-  36-PIT
 
33Tom SilverioOF5-10 170 L-L 1945-10-14 26Santiago,Dom Rep MLB1965-19721970-1972  
1965-   UDFA-CAL
 
9Jim Spencer1B-OF6-2 195 L-L 1947-07-30 24Hanover,Pennsylvania MLB1965-19821968-1982Andover (Linthicum,MD)
1969-42- 909-SE1
 
36Leroy StantonOF6-1 195 R-R 1946-04-10 26Latta,South Carolina MLB1965-19781970-1978  
1965-   UDFA-NYN
 
37John StephensonC5-11 180 L-R 1941-04-13 31South Portsmouth,Kentucky MLB1963-19731964-1973   William Carey U.
1963-   UDFA-NYN
 
10Jeff TorborgC6-0 195 R-R 1941-11-26 30Montclair,New Jersey MLB1963-19731964-1973Westfield (Westfield,NJ)Rutgers U.
1963-   UDFA-BOS
 
38Clyde WrightP6-1 185 R-L 1941-02-20 31Jefferson City,Tennessee MLB1965-19751966-1975   Carson-Newman Col
1965- 6- 107-CAL
 
40 Players