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1979 California Angels (MLB)

+ American League
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W-L Record: 88-74 .543
Rank: 1st in American League West
Run Differential: 866-768 + 98
Roster Continuity 65.35% 25/26
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
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeDiffGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
12Carney Lansford3B22   654114188
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5
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19
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79208391153212416.287.329.436765.148.226.3232.9534.4285712
25Don BaylorOF-DH30   628120186
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33
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3
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36
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1392212715111601210.296.371.530901.234.363.2710.7217.4333722
15Dan FordOF27   569100165
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21
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1018540863031317.290.333.464797.174.250.3032.1527.1264628
4Bobby Grich2B30   53478157
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10110598421012214.294.365.537902.243.356.3011.4217.8287609
5Brian DowningC28   50987166
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3
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12
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75337757543217.326.418.462880.136.287.3480.7442.4235596
3Rick MillerOF31   42760125
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2854506911917.293.367.365732.073.192.3451.38213.5156488
29Rod Carew1B33   40978130
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44188734607839.318.419.391810.073.276.3500.63136.3160493
22Willie Aikens1B-DH24   37959106
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81136179180610.280.376.493869.214.369.2981.3018.0187447
26Joe RudiOF32   3303580
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6100246113427.242.294.394688.152.224.2652.5430.0130361
19Bert CampanerisSS37   2392756
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0151241932201128.234.294.285579.050.163.2681.68--68273
14Jim AndersonSS22   2343358
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2332173110936.248.298.350648.103.179.2711.8278.082264
20Larry HarlowOF27   1592237
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01413253420102.233.344.308652.075.220.2961.36--49187
23Tom DonohueC26   1071324
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142032920101.224.259.355614.131.178.2809.6735.738113
8Merv RettenmundDH-OF36   76720
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1010111411113.263.360.329689.066.224.3061.2776.02590
18Rance MulliniksSS23   68710
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80041410052.147.192.191383.044.103.1553.5068.01378
24Willie DavisOF-DH39   56914
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02104700102.250.300.321621.071.161.2861.75--1861
31Dickie Thon2B21   56619
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0080051000102.339.393.393786.054.143.4132.00--2262
32Bobby ClarkOF24   54816
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51151100103.296.356.463819.167.259.3572.2054.02560
28,48Ralph GarrDH33   2403
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0000000300000.125.125.125250.000.000.143----324
9Terry HumphreyC29   1721
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0000001200100.059.111.059170.000.059.0672.00--119
2Orlando RamirezSS27   12100000101610100.000.143.000143.000.167.0006.00--015
15Ike Hampton1B27   502
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0000000100000.400.400.400800.000.000.500----25
7Brian HarperDH19   2000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----02
9John Harris1B24   2000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----02
Batting Totals166755508661563242431648081005358984337427956136.282.347.429776.148.262.3041.4333.823836274
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeDiffWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
37Dave Frost26   16103.58363312221239.12261089517771075051.278.510.642.904.031.39
30Nolan Ryan32   16143.59343417500222.216910489151142239061.276.820.614.609.001.96
33Jim Barr31   10124.2036255040197.0217100922255692131.389.911.012.513.151.25
46Don Aase24   9104.8237287142185.1200104991977965011.509.730.923.754.671.25
38Mark Clear23   1153.63520003714109.0874844668989131.427.180.505.618.091.44
42Chris Knapp25   555.512018301098.01097360835362021.4710.010.733.213.311.03
40Frank Tanana25   753.901817210090.1934439925466121.319.300.902.504.601.84
36Mike Barlow31   115.133500015086.01065449830336041.5811.090.843.143.451.10
17Dave LaRoche31   7115.5553100251085.210754531332590121.6211.201.363.356.171.84
41Dyar Miller33   103.34141008035.1441413213161021.6311.310.513.344.111.23
41Steve Eddy21   114.7874003032.136191712070021.7510.130.285.631.970.35
34Ralph Botting24   208.70121005029.2463029615224112.0313.801.804.506.601.47
39John Montague31   205.001400010617.21612103962001.398.001.504.503.000.67
45Bob Ferris24   001.502000106.05211321001.337.501.504.503.000.67
41Dave Schuler25   009.001000101.22221001001.009.004.500.000.00--
Batting Totals88744.343711624691163314361463768692131573820535331.429.170.823.595.141.43


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