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1978 California Angels (MLB)

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W-L Record: 87-75 .537
Rank: 3rd in American League West
Run Differential: 691-666 + 25
Manager(s): Jim Fregosi, Dave Garcia
General Manager: Buzzie Bavasi
Location: Anaheim, California
Ballpark: Anaheim Stadium
Attendance: 1,755,386 7/26
Playoffs:
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
Full League Standings
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
14Jim AndersonSS21108621
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00700111601715.194.267.259526.065.167.2261.45--28127
25Don BaylorDH29591103151
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034
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99229567118901215.255.314.472786.217.333.2351.2717.4279659
10Lyman BostockOF2756874168
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4
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7115125936284426.296.360.379739.083.192.3070.61113.6215635
7Dave ChalkSS2747042119
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12
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01
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34583834701119.253.308.285593.032.106.2710.89470.0134520
5Brian DowningC2741242105
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15
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07
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46325247624214.255.337.342679.087.216.2720.9058.9141470
6Ron Fairly1B392352351
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5
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010
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4001253112257.217.287.366653.149.251.2061.2423.586267
20Danny GoodwinDH2458916
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02
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1000101300011.276.377.466843.190.362.3181.3029.02769
4Bobby Grich2B2948768122
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42437583711936.251.349.329678.078.234.2891.1181.2160584
15Ike HamptonC261423
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4102700000.214.313.571884.357.571.3333.5014.0816
9Terry HumphreyC281141125
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90161220232.219.252.298550.079.123.2312.00114.034125
16Ron Jackson1B2538749115
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5723163191249.297.322.421743.124.163.3081.9464.5163409
19Ken LandreauxOF232603758
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2373202024105.223.279.346625.123.215.2261.0052.090281
12Carney Lansford3B2145363133
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52209316742574.294.334.406740.113.205.3252.1656.6184496
35Dave Machemer2B-3B272266
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2012100100.273.333.455788.182.227.2500.5022.01025
3Rick MillerOF3047566125
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3731354704110414.263.336.339675.076.168.3041.30475.0161543
18Rance MulliniksSS22119622
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62082310023.185.233.252485.067.151.2162.88119.030129
8Merv RettenmundOF-DH351081629
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1403301320113.269.424.361785.093.343.2950.43108.039140
26Joe RudiOF3149758127
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79212882243610.256.292.416708.161.219.2722.9329.2207534
27Tony SolaitaDH-1B31941021
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1400162503002.223.336.287623.064.234.2941.5694.027110
Batting Totals17065472691141722628108646866953968267387256135.259.322.370692.111.212.2761.2750.720236139
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
46Don Aase231184.022929610017818588801480933021.489.300.704.024.681.16
30Nolan Ryan3110133.71313114300234183106971214826013231.417.010.465.679.961.76
41Dyar Miller32622.654100020184852925341341151.489.000.324.343.600.83
17Dave LaRoche301092.8159000462595733530748700021.266.840.664.506.561.46
42Chris Knapp241484.2130296010188178948825671263021.308.521.203.216.031.88
45Paul Hartzell246103.445412502861571686760841555151.339.630.462.353.151.34
38Tom Griffin30344.02244009056633925831352011.6810.131.294.985.631.13
37Dave Frost25542.591110210080712423624303021.197.990.682.703.381.25
36Al Fitzmorris32101.6992006031269621480001.257.310.563.942.250.57
39John Caneira25006.7522000078662300001.389.002.253.380.000.00
34Ken Brett29354.953110117110010060551242431211.429.001.083.783.871.02
33Mike Barlow30004.5010001023110010001.5013.500.000.004.50--
40Frank Tanana2418123.653333104002392391089726601375891.259.000.982.265.162.28
Pitching Totals87753.67355162441011833145613826665931255998923614321.368.540.773.705.511.49


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