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1978 California Angels (MLB)

+ American League
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W-L Record: 87-75 .537
Rank: 3rd in American League West
Run Differential: 691-666 + 25
Roster Continuity 59.20% 22/26
Manager(s): Jim Fregosi, Dave Garcia
General Manager: Buzzie Bavasi
Location: Anaheim, California
Ballpark: Anaheim Stadium
Attendance: 1,755,386 7/26
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Tom Brunansky (#14) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Jimmie Reese
First Base Coach: Bob Clear
Hitting Coach: Bob Skinner
Pitching Coach: Marv Grissom
Third Base Coach: John McNamara

#1 Draft Picks

Danny Goodwin (#1), Ken Brett (#4), Ken Landreaux (#6), Dave Chalk (#10), Chris Knapp (#11), Frank Tanana (#13), Bobby Grich (#19)
American League West Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9270.568--
8775.5375.0
8775.5375.0
7389.45119.0
7190.44120.5
6993.42623.0
56104.35035.0
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeDiffGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
25Don BaylorDH29   591103151
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99229567118901215.255.332.472804.217.333.2351.2717.4279677
10Lyman BostockOF27   56874168
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4
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7115125936284426.296.362.379741.083.192.3070.61113.6215637
26Joe RudiOF31   49758127
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79212882243610.256.295.416711.161.219.2722.9329.2207536
4Bobby Grich2B29   48768122
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6
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42437583711936.251.357.329686.078.234.2891.1181.2160591
3Rick MillerOF30   47566125
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3731354704110414.263.341.339680.076.168.3041.30475.0161547
7Dave ChalkSS27   47042119
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12
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34583834701119.253.318.285603.032.106.2710.89470.0134527
12Carney Lansford3B21   45363133
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52209316742574.294.339.406745.113.205.3252.1656.6184500
5Brian DowningC27   41242105
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46325247624214.255.345.342687.087.216.2720.9058.9141476
16Ron Jackson1B25   38749115
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5723163191249.297.337.421758.124.163.3081.9464.5163418
19Ken LandreauxOF23   2603758
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2373202024105.223.284.346630.123.215.2261.0052.090283
6Ron Fairly1B39   2352351
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010
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4001253112257.217.289.366655.149.251.2061.2423.586268
18Rance MulliniksSS22   119622
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62082310023.185.238.252490.067.151.2162.88119.030130
9Terry HumphreyC28   1141125
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90161220232.219.264.298562.079.123.2312.00114.034127
14Jim AndersonSS21   108621
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00700111601715.194.267.259526.065.167.2261.45--28127
8Merv RettenmundOF-DH35   1081629
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1403301320113.269.433.361794.093.343.2950.43108.039142
27Tony SolaitaDH-1B31   941021
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1400162503002.223.336.287623.064.234.2941.5694.027110
20Danny GoodwinDH24   58916
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1000101300011.276.377.466843.190.362.3181.3029.02769
35Dave Machemer2B-3B27   2266
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2012100100.273.333.455788.182.227.2500.5022.01025
15Ike HamptonC26   1423
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4102700000.214.313.571884.357.571.3333.5014.0816
Batting Totals17065472691141722628108646866953968267387256135.259.322.370692.111.212.2761.2750.720236139
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeDiffWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
40Frank Tanana24   18123.65333310400239.02391089726601375891.259.000.982.265.162.28
30Nolan Ryan31   10133.71313114300234.2183106971214826013231.417.010.465.679.961.76
42Chris Knapp24   1484.2130296010188.1178948825671263021.308.521.203.216.031.88
46Don Aase23   1184.0229296100178.218588801480933021.489.300.704.024.681.16
45Paul Hartzell24   6103.44541250286157.01686760841555151.339.630.462.353.151.34
34Ken Brett29   354.9531101171100.010060551242431211.429.001.083.783.871.02
17Dave LaRoche30   1092.8159000462595.2733530748700021.266.840.664.506.561.46
41Dyar Miller32   622.654100020184.2852925341341151.489.000.324.343.600.83
37Dave Frost25   542.591110210080.1712423624303021.197.990.682.703.381.25
38Tom Griffin30   344.02244009056.0633925831352011.6810.131.294.985.631.13
36Al Fitzmorris32   101.6992006031.2269621480001.257.310.563.942.250.57
39John Caneira25   006.752200007.28662300001.389.002.253.380.000.00
33Mike Barlow30   004.501000102.03110010001.5013.500.000.004.50--
Batting Totals87753.67355162441011833145613826665931255998923614321.368.540.773.705.511.49
Fielding Statistics
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Brian DowningC1286818256.9930.00
Terry HumphreyC522522165.9780.00
Ike HamptonC1318120.9050.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Ron Fairly1B7848231147.9980.00
Ron Jackson1B7558056450.9940.00
Don Baylor1B17118946.9690.00
Tony Solaita1B11857071.0000.00
Joe Rudi1B10616081.0000.00
Ike Hampton1B120001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Bobby Grich2B1443254191377.9830.00
Dave Chalk2B293969312.9730.00
Dave Machemer2B537001.0000.00
Jim Anderson2B10000.0000.00
Terry Humphrey2B10000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Carney Lansford3B117931821718.9420.00
Ron Jackson3B31253236.9500.00
Dave Chalk3B2293314.9770.00
Dave Machemer3B31420.7140.00
Terry Humphrey3B101001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Dave ChalkSS971682371946.9550.00
Jim AndersonSS477299821.9550.00
Rance MulliniksSS476893822.9530.00
Carney LansfordSS21410.8330.00
Dave MachemerSS121001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Lyman BostockOF146366742.9890.00
Rick MillerOF129353945.9890.00
Joe RudiOF111231421.9920.00
Ken LandreauxOF83138620.9860.00
Don BaylorOF3976020.9740.00
Merv RettenmundOF2230010.9680.00
Ron JacksonOF11010.5000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Dave LaRocheP5995214001.0001.51
Paul HartzellP541571527021.0002.41
Dyar MillerP41846410.9091.07
Frank TananaP33239825021.0001.24
Ken BrettP31100122024.9412.88
Nolan RyanP31234133383.8521.77
Chris KnappP3018842041.8571.15
Don AaseP29178162632.9332.12
Tom GriffinP245631220.8822.41
Dave FrostP118051910.9602.70
Al FitzmorrisP9313410.8752.02
John CaneiraP270010.0000.00
Mike BarlowP120000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Don BaylorDH102.0000.00
Merv RettenmundDH18.0000.00
Tony SolaitaDH18.0000.00
Danny GoodwinDH15.0000.00
Joe RudiDH11.0000.00
Ron FairlyDH5.0000.00
Ike HamptonDH4.0000.00
Brian DowningDH2.0000.00
Rance MulliniksDH2.0000.00
Lyman BostockDH1.0000.00
Dave ChalkDH1.0000.00
Ron JacksonDH1.0000.00
Ken LandreauxDH1.0000.00
Carney LansfordDH1.0000.00


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