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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

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
46Don AasePMLB6-3222RightRight10/8/195424Orange,California19726136BOS

22Willie Aikens1BMLB6-3220LeftRight10/14/195424Seneca,South Carolina197512CAL
14Jim AndersonSSMLB6-0170RightRight2/23/195722Los Angeles,California1975225CAL
36Mike BarlowPMLB6-6215LeftRight4/30/194831Stamford,New York1970482LAN
33Jim BarrPMLB6-3205RightRight2/10/194831Lynwood,California19706123MIN
25Don BaylorOFMLB6-1 220RightRight6/28/194930Austin,Texas1967239BAL
34Ralph BottingPMLB6-0195LeftLeft5/12/195524Houlton,Maine19747154CAL
19Bert CampanerisSSMLB5-10160RightRight3/9/194237Pueblo Nueva,Cuba1962UDFA KC1
29Rod Carew1B-2BMLB6-0182LeftRight10/1/194533Gatun,Panama1964UDFA MIN
32Bobby ClarkOFMLB6-0190RightRight6/13/195524Sacramento,California1975587CAL
38Mark ClearPMLB6-4215RightRight5/27/195623Los Angeles,California19748171PHI
24Willie DavisOFMLB6-2181LeftLeft4/15/194039Mineral Springs,Arkansas1959UDFA LAN
23Tom DonohueCMLB6-0185RightRight11/15/195226Mineola,New York197219CAL
5Brian DowningOF-CMLB5-10194RightRight10/9/195028Los Angeles,California1969UDFA CHA
41Steve EddyPMLB6-2185RightRight8/21/195721Sterling,Illinois197519433CAL
45Bob FerrisPMLB6-6225RightRight5/7/195524Arlington,Virginia1976230CAL
15Dan FordOFMLB6-1185RightRight5/19/195227Los Angeles,California1970118OAK
37Dave FrostPMLB6-6235RightRight11/17/195226Long Beach,California197418410CHA
28,48Ralph GarrOFMLB5-11197LeftRight12/12/194533Monroe,Louisiana1967352ATL
4Bobby Grich2BMLB6-2190RightRight1/15/194930Muskegon,Michigan1967119BAL
15Ike HamptonCMLB6-1185BothRight8/22/195127Camden,South Carolina1978UDFA CAL
20Larry HarlowOFMLB6-2185LeftLeft11/13/195127Colorado Springs,Colorado1971UDFA BAL
7Brian HarperCMLB6-2206RightRight10/16/195919Los Angeles,California1977485CAL
9John Harris1B-OFMLB6-3205LeftLeft9/13/195424Portland,Oregon197629638CAL
9Terry HumphreyCMLB6-3190RightRight8/4/194929Chickasha,Oklahoma196939873MON
42Chris KnappPMLB6-5195RightRight9/16/195325Cherry Point,North Carolina1975111CHA
12Carney Lansford3BMLB6-2195RightRight2/7/195722San Jose,California1975349CAL
17Dave LaRochePMLB6-2200LeftLeft5/14/194831Colorado Springs,Colorado1967586CAL
41Dyar MillerPMLB6-1195RightRight5/29/194633Batesville,Indiana1968UDFA PHI
3Rick MillerOFMLB6-0185LeftLeft4/19/194831Grand Rapids,Michigan1969237BOS
39John MontaguePMLB6-2213RightRight9/12/194731Newport News,Virginia1967350BAL
18Rance Mulliniks3B-SSMLB6-0175LeftRight1/15/195623Tulare,California1974358CAL
2Orlando RamirezSSMLB5-10175RightRight12/18/195127Cartagena,Colombia1978UDFA CAL
8Merv RettenmundOFMLB5-10195RightRight6/6/194336Flint,Michigan1964UDFA BAL
26Joe RudiOF-1BMLB6-2200RightRight9/7/194632Modesto,California1964UDFA OAK
30Nolan RyanPMLB6-2195RightRight1/31/194732Refugio,Texas196512226NYN
41Dave SchulerPMLB6-4210RightLeft10/4/195325Framingham,Massachusetts197510223CLE
40Frank TananaPMLB6-3195LeftLeft7/3/195325Detroit,Michigan1971113CAL
31Dickie ThonSSMLB5-11175RightRight6/20/195821South Bend,Indiana1975UDFA CAL
Team PersonnelPosition 
Buzzie BavasiGeneral Manager 
Bob ClearFirst Base Coach 
Don DrysdaleBroadcaster 
Dick EnbergBroadcaster 
Jim FregosiManager 
Deron JohnsonHitting Coach 
Bobby KnoopThird Base Coach 
Jimmie ReeseAssistant Coach 
Larry SherryPitching Coach 
Al WiskBroadcaster 


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