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1979 CALIFORNIA ANGELS

+    Level: MLB
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Team Record:  88-74   .543
Result:   1st in American League - West Division
Manager(s):  Jim Fregosi
General Manager:   Buzzie Bavasi
Stadium:  Anaheim Stadium
Attendance:  2,523,575
Playoffs:  Lost ALCS (Orioles)

California Angels affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Willie Davis (39)
Youngest Player:  Brian Harper (19)
Longest Tenure:  Nolan Ryan (8)
Top Hitter:  Don Baylor (2)
Top Pitcher:  Nolan Ryan (5)
Top Draft Pick:  Mickey Saatzer (#67)

Roster Continuity:  65.35%
American League Standings
WestWLPctGB
California8874.543--
KC Royals8577.5253.0
Texas8379.5125.0
Minnesota8280.5066.0
Chi White Sox7387.45614.0
Seattle6795.41421.0
Oakland54108.33334.0

BATTING STATISTICS
BatterGameSeasonResultABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFGDPC-GC-HC-HRC-RBIC-SBFeat Description
Mark Clear1979-04-041979L  5-4 @ SEA000000000000000100001st career game
Tom Donohue1979-04-061979L  14-6 @ SEA000000000000000100001st career game
Dan Ford1979-04-081979W  7-5 @ SEA52310230001000057454960292352 home runs
Don Baylor1979-04-111979W  11-2 vs CAL5131005000000019869291324812145 RBis
Joe Rudi1979-04-111979W  11-2 vs CAL51410010000000012391242141655244 hits
Willie Aikens1979-04-121979W  7-1 vs CAL322101300000010442211111st career home run
Bobby Grich1979-04-141979W  9-3 @ OAK42300240001000099190487382872 home runs
Rod Carew1979-04-151979W  8-1 @ OAK51400140000000016442099757412734 hits
Brian Downing1979-04-151979W  8-1 @ OAK52530000100000059643234189243 Doubles, 5 hits
Rance Mulliniks1979-04-171979W  6-0 @ MIN20000020000002013910253332 sacrifice flies
Rod Carew1979-04-181979W  11-6 @ MIN43420020010000016462104757432734 hits
Bobby Grich1979-04-211979W  13-1 vs CAL52400020000000099791888386874 hits
Bobby Grich1979-04-251979L  5-2 vs CAL301010000000000100092288387871000th career game
Don Baylor1979-04-271979W  8-6 vs CAL31200020010001110009461344982161000th career game
Don Baylor1979-05-011979L  12-8 vs CAL5110011001200001004950135500217500th career RBI
Carney Lansford1979-05-081979W  10-2 @ BOS5220023000200001491691167232 home runs
Dave LaRoche1979-05-091979L  9-8 @ BOS00000000000000050015020500th career game
Dan Ford1979-05-221979L  7-1 @ MIL40410010100000060057761299354 hits
Dickie Thon1979-05-221979L  7-1 @ MIL000000000000000100001st career game
Tom Donohue1979-05-241979L  9-6 @ MIL311000000110000210001st career hit
Jim Anderson1979-05-271979W  9-1 @ CHA40100001000000060230811st career stolen base
Don Baylor1979-05-271979W  9-1 @ CHA53301240000000010279811395182232 home runs
Tom Donohue1979-05-271979W  9-1 @ CHA401000200010000420201st career RBI
Dickie Thon1979-05-271979W  9-1 @ CHA511000000020000210001st career hit
Bobby Grich1979-05-311979L  12-10 @ SEA434102500000000103194792405882 home runs, 5 RBis, 4 hits
Merv Rettenmund1979-06-041979W  4-2 vs CAL312001100010000100068066324681000th career game
Tom Donohue1979-06-061979L  5-4 vs CAL312001100000000641301st career home run
Willie Davis1979-06-081979W  6-4 vs CAL4242000000000002399254718210503944 hits
Dan Ford1979-06-081979W  6-4 vs CAL41100150001000061659564315395 RBis
Carney Lansford1979-06-091979W  9-1 vs CAL5241013000000001782071480304 hits
Willie Aikens1979-06-101979L  10-7 vs CAL4230023000100007957103912 home runs
Dickie Thon1979-06-111979W  9-4 @ CLE201100100000000520101st career RBI
Brian Downing1979-06-121979L  11-10 @ CLE53400020000000064048137211264 hits
Tom Donohue1979-06-131979W  10-2 @ TOR5010001100000011091711st career stolen base
Willie Aikens1979-06-141979W  10-2 @ TOR4220015000000118464125015 RBis
Bobby Grich1979-06-151979W  8-7 @ DET322002300100000104696798419882 home runs
Don Baylor1979-06-181979W  5-0 vs CAL401000000000000104810001435282261000th career hit
Bert Campaneris1979-06-201979W  5-4 vs CAL41200013000000020912102766026113 stolen bases
Steve Eddy1979-06-221979L  9-5 vs CAL000000000000000100001st career game
Jim Anderson1979-06-261979L  2-1 @ TEX31100110000000067251911st career home run
Ralph Botting1979-06-281979L  14-4 @ TEX000000000000000100001st career game
Bobby Grich1979-06-301979W  8-5 @ KCA411001100100000106098210042388100th career home run
Jim Anderson1979-07-011979W  14-2 @ KCA424300200000000723011113 Doubles, 4 hits
Don Baylor1979-07-011979W  14-2 @ KCA522002400000000106010091475372262 home runs
Dan Ford1979-07-011979W  14-2 @ KCA53300240000000063962168328392 home runs
Don Baylor1979-07-041979W  17-6 vs CAL322101500210010106310151505462265 RBis
Carney Lansford1979-07-041979W  17-6 vs CAL5441002001000002022421896334 runs scored, 4 hits
Don Baylor1979-07-061979W  7-3 vs CAL523002301000000106510181525492262 home runs
Bert Campaneris1979-07-071979W  10-1 vs CAL51400000100000120982107766026114 hits
Don Baylor1979-07-141979W  8-7 vs CAL532002400100000107210291545562262 home runs
Bobby Grich1979-07-151979W  5-4 vs CAL5141015000000001072994102432885 RBis, 4 hits
Rod Carew1979-07-291979W  9-3 vs CAL52400001000000016942163767592854 hits
Bobby Grich1979-07-311979W  8-1 vs CAL40200030000000010811001102438881000th career hit
Don Baylor1979-08-081979W  8-1 @ OAK514101300000000109510561575722294 hits
Dan Ford1979-08-081979W  8-1 @ OAK42400000000100067366772350414 hits
Dan Ford1979-08-101979L  8-6 vs CAL73521120001000067467273352415 hits
Bobby Grich1979-08-181979W  7-5 vs CAL32200220011000010961015106450882 home runs
Don Aase1979-08-191979W  4-2 vs CAL000000000000000100001st career game
Bobby Clark1979-08-211979L  12-7 vs CAL000000000000000100001st career game
Bobby Clark1979-08-221979L  13-3 vs CAL201000000010000210001st career hit
Bobby Clark1979-08-241979L  6-4 @ TOR311010210120000320211st career stolen base, 1st career RBI
Don Baylor1979-08-251979W  24-2 @ TOR733102800000000110910701615892312 home runs, 8 RBis
Bobby Clark1979-08-251979W  24-2 @ TOR623011300010001451511st career home run
Brian Downing1979-08-251979W  24-2 @ TOR54411010010000070254942244274 runs scored, 4 hits
Carney Lansford1979-09-011979W  7-4 @ CLE53300330000000025129525118383 home runs
Bob Ferris1979-09-121979L  11-5 @ CHA000000000000000100001st career game
Willie Aikens1979-09-141979W  8-7 @ MIL100000000400000154122208424 walks
Dave Schuler1979-09-171979L  16-4 @ KCA000000000000000100001st career game
Larry Harlow1979-09-201979W  11-6 @ KCA524010000000000288162838184 hits
Dan Ford1979-09-241979W  4-3 vs CAL20100040000002070970778388432 sacrifice flies
John Harris1979-09-261979L  4-0 vs CAL200000000000000100001st career game
Brian Harper1979-09-291979L  6-3 @ TEX200000000010000100001st career game


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