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1979 California Angels (MLB)

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W-L Record: 88-74 .543
Rank: 1st in American League West
Run Differential: 866-768 + 98
Manager(s): Jim Fregosi
General Manager: Buzzie Bavasi
Location: Anaheim, California
Ballpark: Anaheim Stadium
Attendance: 2,523,575 4/26
Playoffs: Lost ALCS (Orioles)
Top Draft Pick: Mickey Saatzer (#67) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Jimmie Reese
First Base Coach: Bob Clear
Hitting Coach: Deron Johnson
Pitching Coach: Larry Sherry
Third Base Coach: Bobby Knoop

#1 Draft Picks

Chris Knapp (#11), Frank Tanana (#13), Dan Ford (#18), Bobby Grich (#19)
American League West Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
8874.543--
8577.5253.0
8379.5125.0
8280.5066.0
7387.45614.0
6795.41421.0
54108.33334.0
Full League Standings
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
22Willie Aikens1B-DH2437959106
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18
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021
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81136179180610.280.374.493867.214.369.2981.3018.0187446
14Jim AndersonSS222343358
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13
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1
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3
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2332173110936.248.295.350645.103.179.2711.8278.082263
25Don BaylorOF-DH30628120186
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33
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3
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36
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1392212715111601210.296.361.530891.234.363.2710.7217.4333711
19Bert CampanerisSS372392756
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4
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4
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0151241932201128.234.288.285573.050.163.2681.68--68271
29Rod Carew1B3340978130
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3
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3
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44188734607839.318.419.391810.073.276.3500.63136.3160493
32Bobby ClarkOF2454816
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2
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51151100103.296.356.463819.167.259.3572.2054.02560
24Willie DavisOF-DH3956914
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02104700102.250.300.321621.071.161.2861.75--1861
23Tom DonohueC261071324
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142032920101.224.245.355600.131.178.2809.6735.738111
5Brian DowningC2850987166
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3
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12
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75337757543217.326.413.462875.136.287.3480.7442.4235591
15Dan FordOF27569100165
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5
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21
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1018540863031317.290.330.464794.174.250.3032.1527.1264625
28,48Ralph GarrDH332403
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0000000300000.125.125.125250.000.000.143----324
4Bobby Grich2B3053478157
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30
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5
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10110598421012214.294.363.537900.243.356.3011.4217.8287607
15Ike Hampton1B27502
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0000000100000.400.400.400800.000.000.500----25
20Larry HarlowOF271592237
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01413253420102.233.337.308645.075.220.2961.36--49185
7Brian HarperDH192000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----02
9John Harris1B242000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----02
9Terry HumphreyC291721
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0000001200100.059.111.059170.000.059.0672.00--119
12Carney Lansford3B22654114188
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5
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19
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79208391153212416.287.326.436762.148.226.3232.9534.4285709
3Rick MillerOF3142760125
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2854506911917.293.366.365731.073.192.3451.38213.5156487
18Rance MulliniksSS2368710
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80041410052.147.182.191373.044.103.1553.5068.01377
2Orlando RamirezSS2712100000101610100.000.077.00077.000.167.0006.00--014
8Merv RettenmundDH-OF3676720
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1010111411113.263.352.329681.066.224.3061.2776.02589
26Joe RudiOF323303580
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6100246113427.242.292.394686.152.224.2652.5430.0130360
31Dickie Thon2B2156619
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0080051000102.339.393.393786.054.143.4132.00--2262
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BBBABIP
46Don Aase9104.8237287142185200104991977965011.509.730.923.754.671.25-1.574
41Dave Schuler009.0010001012221001001.009.004.500.000.00---1.000
30Nolan Ryan16143.5934341750022216910489151142239061.276.820.614.609.001.96-.647
39John Montague205.0014000106171612103962001.398.001.504.503.000.67--
41Dyar Miller103.34141008035441413213161021.6311.310.513.344.111.23-2.333
17Dave LaRoche7115.555310025108510754531332590121.6211.201.363.356.171.84-1.306
42Chris Knapp555.5120183010981097360835362021.4710.010.733.213.311.03-2.295
37Dave Frost16103.583633122212392261089517771075051.278.510.642.904.031.39-1.685
45Bob Ferris001.5020001065211321001.337.501.504.503.000.67-1.333
41Steve Eddy114.787400303236191712070021.7510.120.285.631.970.35-4.375
38Mark Clear1153.63520003714109874844668989131.427.180.505.618.091.44-.779
34Ralph Botting208.70121005029463029615224112.0313.801.804.506.601.47-1.429
33Jim Barr10124.2036255040197217100922255692131.389.911.012.513.151.25-2.143
36Mike Barlow115.1335000150861065449830336041.5811.090.843.143.451.10-2.390
40Frank Tanana753.901817210090934439925466121.319.300.902.504.601.84-1.527


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