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1979 CALIFORNIA ANGELS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  
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


PITCHING STATISTICS
PitcherGameSeasonResultDecisionIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBTBFPitchesStrBalStr%Career GCareer W-LFeat Description
Mark Clear1979-04-041979L  5-4 @ SEA  2.110003200011000--10-01st career game
Mark Clear1979-04-071979W  5-4 @ SEAW 2.220001100011000--21-01st career win
Nolan Ryan1979-04-111979W  11-2 vs MINWCG9322051000137000--364152-14610 Strikeouts, 3-hitter
Nolan Ryan1979-04-171979W  6-0 @ MINW 9400031000032000--365153-14610 Strikeouts
Mark Clear1979-04-181979W  11-6 @ MINSv 451102100019000--41-01st career save
Dave Frost1979-04-201979W  7-4 vs OAKSv 362200300014000--187-51st career save
Nolan Ryan1979-04-211979W  13-1 vs OAKW 7.2111091200032000--366154-14612 Strikeouts
Dave Frost1979-04-281979W  5-0 vs BOSWSHO960004400036000--198-5Complete game/Shutout
Nolan Ryan1979-05-021979W  1-0 vs NYAWSHO960002700035000--368155-146Complete game/Shutout
Nolan Ryan1979-05-201979W  4-0 vs CHAWSHO9200011100028000--371156-14711 Strikeouts, Complete game/Shutout, 2-hitter
Nolan Ryan1979-05-301979W  3-2 @ SEAW 9322231200033000--373157-14812 Strikeouts
Frank Tanana1979-06-051979W  3-0 vs TORWSHO940002310033000--18689-64Complete game/Shutout
Nolan Ryan1979-06-091979W  9-1 vs DETWCG9411021600133000--374158-14816 Strikeouts
Steve Eddy1979-06-131979L  9-8 @ TOR  688703100130000--10-01st career game
Nolan Ryan1979-06-181979W  5-0 vs TEXWSHO9200021000030000--376160-14810 Strikeouts, Complete game/Shutout, 2-hitter
Ralph Botting1979-06-281979L  14-4 @ TEX  0.277600000010000--10-01st career game
Nolan Ryan1979-07-011979W  14-2 @ KCAW 9422031000034000--379161-15010 Strikeouts
Dave Frost1979-07-031979W  3-0 vs OAKWSHO940000200030000--3212-9Complete game/Shutout
Nolan Ryan1979-07-091979W  6-0 vs BOSWSHO9600021200034000--381162-15112 Strikeouts, Complete game/Shutout
Nolan Ryan1979-07-131979W  6-1 vs NYAWCG911005900033000--382163-1511-hitter
Ralph Botting1979-07-251979W  9-5 @ NYAW 5.131113610021000--41-01st career win
Don Aase1979-07-281979W  5-0 vs MINWSHO950001200031000--6525-17Complete game/Shutout
Steve Eddy1979-07-291979W  9-3 vs MINW 662213000026000--61-01st career win
Bob Ferris1979-09-121979L  11-5 @ CHA  12111011005000--10-01st career game
Don Aase1979-09-141979W  8-7 @ MILSv 0.20000000002000--7626-201st career save
Nolan Ryan1979-09-151979L  3-2 @ MILL 8633231000133000--393166-15710 Strikeouts
Dave Schuler1979-09-171979L  16-4 @ KCA  1.22221001007000--10-01st career game


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