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1978 California AngelsAmerican League (MLB)
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Tony Solaita played for the 1978 California Angels
LeagueAmerican LeagueDivisionWestLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameAngels
LocationAnaheim,California
Record87-75 (3rd in American League West)League Rank7thMLB Rank11th
BallparkAnaheim Stadium
ManagerJim Fregosi,Dave GarciaGeneral ManagerBuzzie Bavasi
CoachesBob Clear (First Base Coach), Marv Grissom (Pitching Coach), John McNamara (Third Base Coach), Jimmie Reese (Assistant Coach), Bob Skinner (Hitting Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickTom Brunansky (#14)
Attendance1,755,386 (Rank: 7th)
Minor League AffiliatesSalt Lake Gulls (AAA) 72-65 ... El Paso Diablos (AA) 80-55 ... Salinas Angels (A+) 84-56 ... Quad Cities Angels (A) 67-70 ... Idaho Falls Angels (Rk) 41-27 ...
Years Available1961-2018

Team History -- 1978 Statistics -- 1978 Roster VR -- Game Log -- Batting Lineups -- Defensive Lineups -- Starting Pitchers -- Draft Picks -- Prospects -- Organizational Roster -- Transactions
Batting Stats -- Pitching Stats -- Fielding Stats -- Team Personnel

 
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1978 Batting Statistics

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UnifPlayerPosBaAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%Draft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)
25Don BaylordhR291585911031512603499229567118012915.255.332.472.80427960677.235.217.333.3568.310.51.35.017.439.7
1967- 2-  39-BAL
 
10Lyman BostockofL271475687416824457115125936244826.296.362.379.74121533637.307.083.192.3369.35.70.60.8113.619.6
1972-26- 596-MIN
 
26Joe RudiofR31133497581272711779212882236410.256.295.416.71120745536.272.160.219.3165.215.32.93.229.235.4
1964-   UDFA-KC1
 
4Bobby Grich2bR2914448768122162642437583719316.251.357.329.68616024591.289.078.234.32312.714.01.11.081.219.7
1967- 1-  19-BAL
 
3Rick MillerofL301324756612525413731354704104114.263.341.339.68016130547.304.076.168.3159.912.81.30.2475.024.0
1969- 2-  37-BOS
 
7Dave ChalkssR2713547042119120134583834711109.253.318.285.60313413527.271.032.106.2847.26.50.90.2470.010.9
1972- 1-  10-CAL
 
12Carney Lansford3bR2112145363133232852209316745724.294.339.406.74518433500.325.112.205.3366.213.42.21.656.624.8
1975- 3-  49-CAL
 
5Brian DowningcR2713341242105150746325247642214.255.345.342.68714122476.272.087.216.32010.99.90.91.558.921.0
1969-   UDFA-CHA
 
16Ron Jackson1bR251053874911518665723163192419.297.337.421.75816330418.308.124.163.3413.87.41.91.464.526.1
1973- 3-  50-PHI
 
19Ken LandreauxofL239326037587552373202021045.223.284.346.6309017283.226.123.215.2837.17.11.01.852.029.3
1976- 1-   6-CAL
 
6Ron Fairly1bL3991235235150104001253112527.217.289.366.6558615268.206.149.251.2969.311.61.23.723.529.4
1958-   UDFA-LAN
 
18Rance MulliniksssL225011962231162082310203.185.238.252.490305130.216.067.151.2286.217.72.90.8119.022.7
1974- 3-  58-CAL
 
9Terry HumphreycR2853114112541190161222302.219.264.298.562346127.231.079.123.2574.79.52.00.8114.024.0
1969-39- 875-MON
 
8Merv Rettenmundof-dhR355010816295111403301321103.269.433.361.794397142.295.092.343.37721.19.20.40.7108.024.1
1964-   UDFA-BAL
 
14Jim AndersonssR2148108621700700111607115.194.267.259.526287127.226.065.167.2448.712.61.50.00.033.3
1975- 2-  25-CAL
 
27Tony Solaitadh-1bL31609410213011400162500032.223.336.287.623274110.294.064.234.28814.622.71.60.994.019.1
1965-   UDFA-NYA
 
20Danny GoodwindhL2424589165021000101300101.276.377.466.84327769.318.190.362.38014.518.81.32.929.043.8
1975- 1-   1-CAL
 
35Dave Machemer2b-3bR271022661012012101000.273.333.455.78810225.250.182.227.3568.04.00.54.022.033.3
1972- 4-  82-CAL
 
15Ike HamptoncB261914230114102700000.214.313.571.8848216.333.357.571.38612.543.83.56.314.066.7
1970-   UDFA-NYN
 
Batting Totals: (19 players)1625472691141722628108646866953968267725638135.259.330.370.70020233626206.276.370.212.0008.711.01.31.750.725.6 

1978 Pitching Statistics

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UnifPlayerThAgePosHiLvlWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPctFIPDraftStatusCurrent Org (Level)
40Frank TananaL24STMLB18123.653333010400239.02391089726601375801.259.000.982.265.162.284.07.6003.61
1971- 1-  13-CAL
 
30Nolan RyanR31STMLB10133.723131014300234.2183106971214826013201.417.020.465.689.971.764.07.4352.93
1965-12- 226-NYN
 
42Chris KnappR24STMLB1484.21302916010188.1178948825671263001.308.511.193.206.021.884.49.6364.04
1975- 1-  11-CHA
 
46Don AaseR23STMLB1184.03292906100178.218588801480933001.499.320.714.034.681.164.43.5793.91
1972- 6- 136-BOS
 
45Paul HartzellR24S/RMLB6103.4454124250286157.01686760841555101.339.630.462.353.151.343.84.3753.33
1975-10- 217-CAL
 
34Ken BrettL29S/RMLB354.953110211171100.010060551242431201.429.001.083.783.871.025.40.3754.55
1966- 1-   4-BOS
 
17Dave LaRocheL30R/CLMLB1092.825905900462595.2733530748700001.276.870.664.526.591.463.29.5263.58
1967- 5-  86-CAL
 
41Dyar MillerR32RelMLB622.66410410020184.2852925341341101.509.040.324.363.610.833.08.7503.70
1968-   UDFA-PHI
 
37Dave FrostR25STMLB542.5811101210080.1712423624303001.197.950.672.693.361.252.69.5563.71
1974-18- 412-CHA
 
38Tom GriffinR30RelMLB344.0224420009056.0633925831352001.6810.131.294.985.631.136.27.4294.85
1966- 1-   4-HOU
 
36Al FitzmorrisR32S/RMLB101.71927006031.2269621480001.287.390.573.982.270.572.561.0004.23
1965-   UDFA-CHA
 
39John CaneiraR25STMLB007.0422000007.28662300001.539.392.353.520.000.007.04.0007.15
1974- 1-   5-MIL
 
33Mike BarlowR30RelMLB004.5010100102.03110010001.5013.500.000.004.5004.50.0001.59
1970- 4-  82-LAN
 
Pitching Totals: (13 players)87753.6616216219344101183314571382666593125599892361401.368.540.773.705.511.494.11.537  

1978 Fielding Statistics

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PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
PDave LaRoche30MLBp59-9521400161.0000.270.17---59100.036.4Fielding by Day
PPaul Hartzell24MLBp54-157152702421.0000.780.27---54100.033.3Fielding by Day
PDyar Miller32MLBp41-84641011.9090.240.12---41100.025.3Fielding by Day
PFrank Tanana24MLBp33-23982502331.0001.000.14---33100.020.4Fielding by Day
PKen Brett29MLBp31-10012202434.9411.030.32---31100.019.1Fielding by Day
PNolan Ryan31MLBp31-23413338354.8521.480.20---31100.019.1Fielding by Day
PChris Knapp24MLBp30-1884204128.8570.800.13---30100.018.5Fielding by Day
PDon Aase23MLBp29-17816263245.9331.450.24---29100.017.9Fielding by Day
PTom Griffin30MLBp24-563122017.8820.630.27---24100.014.8Fielding by Day
PDave Frost25MLBp11-805191025.9602.180.30---11100.06.8Fielding by Day
PAl Fitzmorris32MLBp9-3134108.8750.780.23---9100.05.6Fielding by Day
PJohn Caneira25MLBp2-700101.0000.000.00---2100.01.2Fielding by Day
PMike Barlow30MLBp1-2000000.000.00---1100.00.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
CBrian Downing27MLBof-c128--6818256768.9935.960.0011265213396.279.0Fielding by Day
CTerry Humphrey28MLBc52--2522165279.9785.250.00381425398.132.1Fielding by Day
CIke Hampton26MLBc13--1812021.9051.460.004111968.48.0Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
1BRon Fairly39MLB1b-of78--48231147514.9986.580.00---9185.748.1Fielding by Day
1BRon Jackson25MLB1b-3b75--58056450640.9948.480.00---10571.446.3Fielding by Day
1BDon Baylor29MLBof17--118946131.9697.470.00---15810.810.5Fielding by Day
1BTony Solaita31MLB1b11--85707921.0008.360.00---6018.36.8Fielding by Day
1BJoe Rudi31MLBof-1b10--61608671.0006.700.00---1337.56.2Fielding by Day
1BIke Hampton26MLBc1--200021.0002.000.00---195.30.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
2BBobby Grich29MLB2b144--3254191377757.9835.170.00---144100.088.9Fielding by Day
2BDave Chalk27MLB3b-ss29--3969312111.9733.720.00---13521.517.9Fielding by Day
2BDave Machemer27MLB2b5--3700101.0002.000.00---1050.03.1Fielding by Day
2BJim Anderson21MLBss1--000000.000.00---482.10.6Fielding by Day
2BTerry Humphrey28MLBc1--000000.000.00---531.90.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
3BCarney Lansford21MLB3b117--931821718292.9422.350.00---12196.772.2Fielding by Day
3BRon Jackson25MLB1b-3b31--25323660.9501.840.00---10529.519.1Fielding by Day
3BDave Chalk27MLB3b-ss22--9331443.9771.910.00---13516.313.6Fielding by Day
3BDave Machemer27MLB2b3--14207.7141.670.00---1030.01.9Fielding by Day
3BTerry Humphrey28MLBc1--010011.0001.000.00---531.90.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
SSDave Chalk27MLB3b-ss97--1682371946424.9554.180.00---13571.959.9Fielding by Day
SSJim Anderson21MLBss47--7299821179.9553.640.00---4897.929.0Fielding by Day
SSRance Mulliniks22MLB3b-ss47--6893822169.9533.430.00---5094.029.0Fielding by Day
SSCarney Lansford21MLB3b2--14106.8332.500.00---1211.71.2Fielding by Day
SSDave Machemer27MLB2b1--210031.0003.000.00---1010.00.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
OFLyman Bostock27MLBof146--366742377.9892.550.00---14799.390.1Fielding by Day
OFRick Miller30MLBof129--353945366.9892.810.00---13297.779.6Fielding by Day
OFJoe Rudi31MLBof-1b111--231421237.9922.120.00---13383.568.5Fielding by Day
OFKen Landreaux23MLBof83--138620146.9861.730.00---9389.251.2Fielding by Day
OFDon Baylor29MLBof39--7602078.9741.950.00---15824.724.1Fielding by Day
OFMerv Rettenmund35MLBof22--3001031.9681.360.00---5044.013.6Fielding by Day
OFRon Jackson25MLB1b-3b1--10102.5001.000.00---1051.00.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
DHDon Baylor29MLBof102--000000.000.00---15864.663.0Fielding by Day
DHTony Solaita31MLB1b18--000000.000.00---6030.011.1Fielding by Day
DHMerv Rettenmund35MLBof18--000000.000.00---5036.011.1Fielding by Day
DHDanny Goodwin24MLB1b15--000000.000.00---2462.59.3Fielding by Day
DHJoe Rudi31MLBof-1b11--000000.000.00---1338.36.8Fielding by Day
DHRon Fairly39MLB1b-of5--000000.000.00---915.53.1Fielding by Day
DHIke Hampton26MLBc4--000000.000.00---1921.12.5Fielding by Day
DHRance Mulliniks22MLB3b-ss2--000000.000.00---504.01.2Fielding by Day
DHBrian Downing27MLBof-c2--000000.000.00---1331.51.2Fielding by Day
DHCarney Lansford21MLB3b1--000000.000.00---1210.80.6Fielding by Day
DHLyman Bostock27MLBof1--000000.000.00---1470.70.6Fielding by Day
DHDave Chalk27MLB3b-ss1--000000.000.00---1350.70.6Fielding by Day
DHRon Jackson25MLB1b-3b1--000000.000.00---1051.00.6Fielding by Day
DHKen Landreaux23MLBof1--000000.000.00---931.10.6Fielding by Day

1978 Team Personnel

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Player NameRoleBornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationPos
Buzzie BavasiGeneral Manager1914-12-12 63New York,New York --   EXEC
Bob ClearFirst Base Coach1927-12-14 50Denver,Colorado --   IF
Don DrysdaleBroadcaster1936-07-23 41Van Nuys,California MLB1956-19691956-1969   P
Jim FregosiManager1942-04-04 36San Francisco,California MLB1961-19781961-1978
1960-   UDFA-BOS
SS
Dave GarciaManager1920-09-15 57East St. Louis,Illinois --   COACH
Marv GrissomPitching Coach1918-03-31 60Los Molinos,California MLB1946-19591946-1959   P
John McNamaraThird Base Coach1932-06-04 46Sacramento,California --   C
Jimmie ReeseAssistant Coach1901-10-01 76New York,New York MLB1930-19321930-1932   2B
Bob SkinnerHitting Coach1931-10-03 46La Jolla,California MLB1954-19661954-1966   OF