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1978 CALIFORNIA ANGELS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  
Team Record:  87-75   .537
Result:   3rd in American League - West Division
Manager(s):  Jim Fregosi, Dave Garcia
General Manager:   Buzzie Bavasi
Stadium:  Anaheim Stadium
Attendance:  1,755,386
Playoffs:  -

California Angels affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Ron Fairly (39)
Youngest Player:  Jim Anderson (21)
Longest Tenure:  Nolan Ryan (7)
Top Hitter:  Don Baylor (3)
Top Pitcher:  Nolan Ryan (10)
Top Draft Pick:  Tom Brunansky (#14)

Roster Continuity:  59.20%
American League Standings
WestWLPctGB
KC Royals9270.568--
Texas8775.5375.0
California8775.5375.0
Minnesota7389.45119.0
Chi White Sox7190.44120.5
Oakland6993.42623.0
Seattle56104.35035.0

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
46Don AasePMLB6-3222RightRight10/8/195423Orange,California19726136BOS

14Jim AndersonSSMLB6-0170RightRight2/23/195721Los Angeles,California1975225CAL
33Mike BarlowPMLB6-6215LeftRight4/30/194830Stamford,New York1970482LAD
25Don BaylorOFMLB6-1 220RightRight6/28/194929Austin,Texas1967239BAL
10Lyman BostockOFMLB6-1180LeftRight11/22/195027Birmingham,Alabama197226596MIN
34Ken BrettPMLB5-11195LeftLeft9/18/194829Brooklyn,New York196614BOS
39John CaneiraPMLB6-3180RightRight10/7/195225Waterbury,Connecticut197415MIL
7Dave Chalk3B-SSMLB5-10175RightRight8/30/195027Del Rio,Texas1972110CAL
5Brian DowningOF-CMLB5-10194RightRight10/9/195027Los Angeles,California1969UDFA CHW
6Ron Fairly1B-OFMLB5-10181LeftLeft7/12/193839Macon,Georgia1958UDFA LAD
36Al FitzmorrisPMLB6-2190BothRight3/21/194632Buffalo,New York1965UDFA CHW
37Dave FrostPMLB6-6235RightRight11/17/195225Long Beach,California197418410CHW
20Danny Goodwin1BMLB6-1195LeftRight9/2/195324St. Louis,Missouri197511CAL
4Bobby Grich2BMLB6-2190RightRight1/15/194929Muskegon,Michigan1967119BAL
38Tom GriffinPMLB6-3210RightRight2/22/194830Los Angeles,California196614HOU
15Ike HamptonCMLB6-1185BothRight8/22/195126Camden,South Carolina1978UDFA CAL
45Paul HartzellPMLB6-5200RightRight11/2/195324Bloomsburg,Pennsylvania197510217CAL
9Terry HumphreyCMLB6-3190RightRight8/4/194928Chickasha,Oklahoma196939873MTL
16Ron Jackson1B-3BMLB6-0205RightRight5/9/195325Birmingham,Alabama1971237CAL
42Chris KnappPMLB6-5195RightRight9/16/195324Cherry Point,North Carolina1975111CHW
19Ken LandreauxOFMLB5-11170LeftRight12/22/195423Los Angeles,California197616CAL
12Carney Lansford3BMLB6-2195RightRight2/7/195721San Jose,California1975349CAL
17Dave LaRochePMLB6-2200LeftLeft5/14/194830Colorado Springs,Colorado1967586CAL
35Dave Machemer2BMLB5-11180RightRight5/24/195127St. Joseph,Michigan1972482CAL
41Dyar MillerPMLB6-1195RightRight5/29/194632Batesville,Indiana1968UDFA PHI
3Rick MillerOFMLB6-0185LeftLeft4/19/194830Grand Rapids,Michigan1969237BOS
18Rance Mulliniks3B-SSMLB6-0175LeftRight1/15/195622Tulare,California1974358CAL
8Merv RettenmundOFMLB5-10195RightRight6/6/194335Flint,Michigan1964UDFA BAL
26Joe RudiOF-1BMLB6-2200RightRight9/7/194631Modesto,California1964UDFA OAK
30Nolan RyanPMLB6-2195RightRight1/31/194731Refugio,Texas196512226NYM
27Tony Solaita1BMLB6-0215LeftLeft1/15/194731Nuuuli,SamoaUDFA 
40Frank TananaPMLB6-3195LeftLeft7/3/195324Detroit,Michigan1971113CAL
Team PersonnelPosition 
Buzzie BavasiGeneral Manager 
Bob ClearFirst Base Coach 
Don DrysdaleBroadcaster 
Dick EnbergBroadcaster 
Jim FregosiManager 
Dave GarciaManager 
Marv GrissomPitching Coach 
John McNamaraThird Base Coach 
Jimmie ReeseAssistant Coach 
Bob SkinnerHitting Coach 
Al WiskBroadcaster 


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