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1979 California AngelsAmerican League (MLB)
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Don Baylor played for the 1979 California Angels
LeagueAmerican LeagueDivisionWestLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameAngels
LocationAnaheim,California
Record88-74 (1st in American League West)League Rank5thMLB Rank9th
ManagerJim FregosiGeneral ManagerBuzzie Bavasi
CoachesBob Clear (First Base Coach), Deron Johnson (Hitting Coach), Bobby Knoop (Third Base Coach), Jimmie Reese (Assistant Coach), Larry Sherry (Pitching Coach)
PlayoffsLost ALCS (Orioles)
#1 Draft PickMickey Saatzer (#67)
Attendance2,523,575
Minor League AffiliatesSalt Lake Gulls (AAA) 80-68 ... El Paso Diablos (AA) 61-75 ... Salinas Angels (A+) 69-71 ... Idaho Falls Angels (Rk) 25-42 ...
Years Available1961-2017

Team History -- 1979 Statistics -- 1979 Roster VR -- Game Log -- Batting Lineups -- Defensive Lineups -- Starting Pitchers -- Draft Picks -- Prospects -- Organizational Roster -- Transactions
Batting Stats -- Pitching Stats -- Fielding Stats -- Team Personnel

 

1979 Batting Statistics

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UnifPlayerPosBaAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%Draft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)
12Carney Lansford3bR221576541141883051979208391153124216.287.329.436.76528554712.323.149.226.3395.516.23.02.734.428.7
1975- 3-  49-CAL
 
25Don Baylorof-dhR30162628120186333361392212715111012610.296.371.530.90133372722.271.234.363.3929.87.10.75.017.438.7
1967- 2-  39-BAL
 
15Dan FordofR27142569100165265211018540863313017.290.333.464.79726452628.303.174.250.3506.413.72.23.327.131.5
1970- 1-  18-OAK
 
4Bobby Grich2bR30153534781573053010110598421221014.294.365.537.90228765609.301.243.356.3919.713.81.44.917.841.4
1967- 1-  19-BAL
 
5Brian DowningcR28148509871662731275337757532417.326.418.462.88023542596.348.136.287.39512.99.60.72.042.425.3
1969-   UDFA-CHA
 
3Rick MillerofL311204276012515522854506919117.293.367.365.73215622488.345.072.192.33610.314.11.40.4213.517.6
1969- 2-  37-BOS
 
29Rod Carew1bL3311040978130153344188734608379.318.419.391.81016021493.350.073.276.36914.89.30.60.6136.316.2
1964-   UDFA-MIN
 
22Willie Aikens1b-dhL24116379591061802181136179106810.280.376.493.86918739447.298.213.369.37913.717.71.34.718.136.8
1975- 1-   2-CAL
 
26Joe RudiofR32903303580113116100246114237.242.294.394.68813025361.265.152.224.3046.716.92.53.130.031.3
1964-   UDFA-KC1
 
19Bert CampanerisssR37852392756440151241932211208.234.294.285.579688273.268.051.163.2687.011.71.70.00.014.3    
14Jim AndersonssR2296234335813132332173119306.248.298.350.6488217264.271.102.179.2936.411.71.81.178.029.3
1975- 2-  25-CAL
 
20Larry HarlowofL276215922378201413253421002.233.344.308.6524910187.296.075.220.30813.418.21.40.00.027.0
1970-   UDFA-BAL
 
23Tom DonohuecR26381071324313142032921001.224.259.355.614387113.280.131.178.2752.725.79.72.735.729.2
1972- 1-   9-CAL
 
8Merv Rettenmunddh-ofR3635767202011010111411113.263.360.329.68925390.306.066.224.31712.215.61.31.176.015.0
1964-   UDFA-BAL
 
18Rance MulliniksssL23226871000180041410502.147.192.191.38313178.155.044.103.1775.118.03.51.368.010.0
1974- 3-  58-CAL
 
31Dickie Thon2bR21355661930080051001002.339.393.393.78622362.413.054.143.3598.116.12.00.00.015.8
1975-   UDFA-CAL
 
24Willie Davisof-dhL3943569142102104701002.250.300.321.62118361.286.071.161.2846.611.51.80.00.021.4    
32Bobby ClarkofR24195481622151151101003.296.356.463.81925560.357.167.259.3648.318.32.21.754.031.3
1975- 5-  87-CAL
 
28,48Ralph GarrdhL33624030000000300000.125.125.125.2503024.143.000.000.1130.012.50.00.00.00.0
1967- 3-  52-ATL
 
9Terry HumphreycR29917210000001201000.059.111.059.1701019.067.000.059.0905.310.52.00.00.00.0
1969-39- 875-MON
 
2Orlando RamirezssR271312100000101611000.000.143.000.1430015.000.000.167.1046.740.06.00.00.00.0
1972-   UDFA-CAL
 
15Ike Hampton1bB2745020000000100000.400.400.400.800205.500.000.000.3630.020.00.00.00.00.0
1970-   UDFA-NYN
 
9John Harris1bL2412000000000000000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.00.00.00.00.00.0
1976-29- 638-CAL
 
7Brian HarperdhR1912000000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.050.00.00.00.00.0
1977- 4-  85-CAL
 
Batting Totals: (24 players)16255508661563242431648081005358984337795642136.282.351.429.78023834496311.304.429.262.0009.313.41.42.633.828.7 

1979 Pitching Statistics

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UnifPlayerThAgePosHiLvlWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPctFIPDraftStatusCurrent Org (Level)
37Dave FrostR26STMLB16103.573633312221239.12261089517771075051.278.500.642.904.021.394.06.6153.79
1974-18- 412-CHA
 
30Nolan RyanR32STMLB16143.603434017500222.216910489151142239061.276.830.614.619.011.964.20.5333.22
1965-12- 226-NYN
 
33Jim BarrR31S/RMLB10124.203625115040197.0217100922255692131.389.911.012.513.151.254.57.4554.37
1970- 6- 123-MIN
 
46Don AaseR24STMLB9104.81372897142185.1200104991977965011.509.710.923.744.661.255.05.4744.29
1972- 6- 136-BOS
 
38Mark ClearR23R/CLMLB1153.6352052003714109.0874844668989131.427.180.505.618.091.443.96.6883.60
1974- 8- 171-PHI
 
42Chris KnappR25STMLB555.5120182301098.01097360835362021.4710.010.733.213.311.036.70.5004.19
1975- 1-  11-CHA
 
40Frank TananaL25STMLB753.8918171210090.1934439925466121.319.270.902.494.581.844.38.5833.91
1971- 1-  13-CAL
 
36Mike BarlowR31RelMLB115.13350350015086.01065449830336041.5811.090.843.143.451.105.65.5004.36
1970- 4-  82-LAN
 
17Dave LaRocheL31R/CLMLB7115.575315200251085.210754531332590121.6311.241.373.366.201.845.67.3894.52
1967- 5-  86-CAL
 
41Dyar MillerR33RelMLB103.3114113008035.1441413213161021.6211.210.513.314.081.233.571.0003.84
1968-   UDFA-PHI
 
41Steve EddyR21S/RMLB114.73743003032.136191712070021.7410.020.285.571.950.355.29.5004.74
1975-19- 433-CAL
 
34Ralph BottingL24RelMLB208.8012111005029.2463029615224112.0913.961.824.556.671.479.101.0005.50
1974- 7- 154-CAL
 
39John MontagueR31RelMLB205.09140140010617.21612103962001.458.151.534.583.060.676.111.0005.79
1967- 3-  50-BAL
 
45Bob FerrisR24RelMLB001.5020200106.05211321001.337.501.504.503.000.673.00.0005.73
1976- 2-  30-CAL
 
41Dave SchulerL25RelMLB0010.8010100101.22221001001.6710.805.400.000.00010.80.00010.53
1975-10- 223-CLE
 
Pitching Totals: (15 players)88744.341621622094691163314361463768692131573820535331.429.170.823.595.141.434.81.543  

1979 Fielding Statistics

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PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
PDave LaRoche31MLBp53-8541700211.0000.400.25---53100.032.7Fielding by Day
PMark Clear23MLBp52-1094102016.8750.270.13---52100.032.1Fielding by Day
PDon Aase24MLBp37-1858172327.9260.680.14---37100.022.8Fielding by Day
PJim Barr31MLBp36-19764105471.0001.310.24---36100.022.2Fielding by Day
PDave Frost26MLBp36-2398342244.9551.170.18---36100.022.2Fielding by Day
PMike Barlow31MLBp35-8641102151.0000.430.17---35100.021.6Fielding by Day
PNolan Ryan32MLBp34-2228294141.9021.090.17---34100.021.0Fielding by Day
PChris Knapp25MLBp20-988141123.9571.100.22---20100.012.3Fielding by Day
PFrank Tanana25MLBp18-903121116.9380.830.17---18100.011.1Fielding by Day
PDyar Miller33MLBp14-35220041.0000.290.11---14100.08.6Fielding by Day
PJohn Montague31MLBp14-1710102.5000.070.06---14100.08.6Fielding by Day
PRalph Botting24MLBp12-29140051.0000.420.17---12100.07.4Fielding by Day
PSteve Eddy21MLBp7-32572014.8571.710.38---7100.04.3Fielding by Day
PBob Ferris24MLBp2-6020021.0001.000.33---2100.01.2Fielding by Day
PDave Schuler25MLBp1-1000000.000.00---1100.00.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
CBrian Downing28MLBof-c129--66935115715.9855.460.0010134614887.279.6Fielding by Day
CTom Donohue26MLBc38--1361634155.9814.000.002414538100.023.5Fielding by Day
CTerry Humphrey29MLBc9--5531159.9836.440.0093-9100.05.6Fielding by Day
CJim Anderson22MLBss3--600061.0002.000.004-1963.11.9Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
1BRod Carew33MLB1b-2b103--8045510101869.9888.340.00---11093.663.6Fielding by Day
1BWillie Aikens24MLB1b55--46231249495.9968.960.00---11647.434.0Fielding by Day
1BJoe Rudi32MLBof-1b5--33203351.0007.000.00---905.63.1Fielding by Day
1BIke Hampton27MLBc2--10200121.0006.000.00---450.01.2Fielding by Day
1BJohn Harris24MLB1b-of1--600061.0006.000.00---1100.00.6Fielding by Day
1BDon Baylor30MLBof1--500151.0005.000.00---1620.60.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
2BBobby Grich30MLB2b153--34043813111791.9845.080.00---153100.094.4Fielding by Day
2BDickie Thon21MLBss24--343861278.9233.000.00---3568.614.8Fielding by Day
2BJim Anderson22MLBss6--5802131.0002.170.00---966.33.7Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
3BCarney Lansford22MLB3b157--135263729405.9832.540.00---157100.096.9Fielding by Day
3BJim Anderson22MLBss10--4800121.0001.200.00---9610.46.2Fielding by Day
3BDickie Thon21MLBss1--100011.0001.000.00---352.90.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
SSJim Anderson22MLBss82--1261891742332.9493.840.00---9685.450.6Fielding by Day
SSBert Campaneris37MLBss82--1362201669372.9574.340.00---8596.550.6Fielding by Day
SSRance Mulliniks23MLB3b-ss22--464341393.9574.050.00---22100.013.6Fielding by Day
SSOrlando Ramirez27MLBss10--7205332.8442.700.00---1376.96.2Fielding by Day
SSDickie Thon21MLBss8--382113.8461.380.00---3522.94.9Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
OFDan Ford27MLBof141--3321082350.9772.430.00---14299.387.0Fielding by Day
OFRick Miller31MLBof117--349341356.9893.010.00---12097.572.2Fielding by Day
OFDon Baylor30MLBof97--198350206.9762.070.00---16259.959.9Fielding by Day
OFJoe Rudi32MLBof-1b80--174522181.9892.240.00---9088.949.4Fielding by Day
OFLarry Harlow27MLBof58--115431122.9752.050.00---6293.535.8Fielding by Day
OFBobby Clark24MLBof19--4141046.9782.370.00---19100.011.7Fielding by Day
OFMerv Rettenmund36MLBof9--600061.0000.670.00---3525.75.6Fielding by Day
OFWillie Davis39MLBof7--800081.0001.140.00---4316.34.3Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
DHDon Baylor30MLBof65--000000.000.00---16240.140.1Fielding by Day
DHWillie Aikens24MLB1b51--000000.000.00---11644.031.5Fielding by Day
DHBrian Downing28MLBof-c18--000000.000.00---14812.211.1Fielding by Day
DHMerv Rettenmund36MLBof17--000000.000.00---3548.610.5Fielding by Day
DHRod Carew33MLB1b-2b6--000000.000.00---1105.53.7Fielding by Day
DHWillie Davis39MLBof6--000000.000.00---4314.03.7Fielding by Day
DHRalph Garr33MLBof6--000000.000.00---6100.03.7Fielding by Day
DHJoe Rudi32MLBof-1b3--000000.000.00---903.31.9Fielding by Day
DHRick Miller31MLBof2--000000.000.00---1201.71.2Fielding by Day
DHBrian Harper19MLBc1--000000.000.00---1100.00.6Fielding by Day
DHBert Campaneris37MLBss1--000000.000.00---851.20.6Fielding by Day
DHDickie Thon21MLBss1--000000.000.00---352.90.6Fielding by Day
DHOrlando Ramirez27MLBss1--000000.000.00---137.70.6Fielding by Day

1979 Team Personnel

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Player NameRoleBornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationPos
Buzzie BavasiGeneral Manager1914-12-12 64New York,New York --   EXEC
Bob ClearFirst Base Coach1927-12-14 51Denver,Colorado --   IF
Don DrysdaleBroadcaster1936-07-23 42Van Nuys,California MLB1956-19691956-1969   P
Fred FerreiraScout -- --   SCOUT
Jim FregosiManager1942-04-04 37San Francisco,California MLB1961-19781961-1978   SS
Deron JohnsonHitting Coach1938-07-17 40San Diego,California MLB1956-19761960-1976   1B-3B
Bobby KnoopThird Base Coach1938-10-18 40Sioux City,Iowa MLB1964-19721964-1972   2B
Jimmie ReeseAssistant Coach1901-10-01 77New York,New York MLB1930-19321930-1932   2B
Larry SherryPitching Coach1935-07-25 43Los Angeles,California MLB1958-19681958-1968   P