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1979 California AngelsSeason Roster
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John Montague played for the 1979 California Angels
LeagueAmerican LeagueDivisionWestLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameAngels
LocationAnaheim,California
Record88-74 (1st in American League West)League Rank5thMLB Rank9th
BallparkAnaheim Stadium
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 (Rank: 4th)
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 Available1961-2019

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

 

The players below represent ALL players who played at least 1 game for the 1979 California Angels.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1979 baseball season.

1979 California Angels Roster

TopPREV   NEXT Visual Roster Major Leaguers Active Players Drafted Players 1st Round Draft Picks Still Active on Roster
UnifPlayer NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsHigh SchoolCollege(s)Draft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)
46Don AaseP6-3 222 R-R 1954-10-08 24Orange,California MLB1972-19901977-1990Millikan (Long Beach,CA)Cal St Fullerton
1972- 6- 136-BOS
 
22Willie Aikens1B-DH6-3 220 L-R 1954-10-14 24Seneca,South Carolina MLB1974-19861977-1985Seneca (Seneca,SC)South Carolina St
1975- 1-   2-CAL
 
14Jim AndersonSS6-0 170 R-R 1957-02-23 22Los Angeles,California MLB1975-19861978-1984Kennedy (Granada Hills,CA)
1975- 2-  25-CAL
 
36Mike BarlowP6-6 215 L-R 1948-04-30 31Stamford,New York MLB1971-19821975-1981Milford Central (Milford,NY)Syracuse U.
1970- 4-  82-LAN
 
33Jim BarrP6-3 205 R-R 1948-02-10 31Lynwood,California MLB1971-19841971-1983Lynwood (Lynwood,CA)USC
1970- 6- 123-MIN
 
25Don BaylorOF-DH6-1 220 R-R 1949-06-28 30Austin,Texas MLB1967-19881970-1988Austin (Austin,TX)Blinn Col
1967- 2-  39-BAL
 
34Ralph BottingP6-0 195 L-L 1955-05-12 24Houlton,Maine MLB1974-19821979-1980Burbank (Burbank,CA)
1974- 7- 154-CAL
 
19Bert CampanerisSS5-10 160 R-R 1942-03-09 37Pueblo Nueva,Cuba MLB1962-19831964-1983  
1961-   UDFA-KC1
 
29Rod Carew1B6-0 182 L-R 1945-10-01 33Gatun,Panama MLB1964-19851967-1985George Washington (New York,NY)
1964-   UDFA-MIN
 
32Bobby ClarkOF6-0 190 R-R 1955-06-13 24Sacramento,California MLB1975-19871979-1985Perris (Perris,CA)Riverside CC
1975- 5-  87-CAL
 
38Mark ClearP6-4 215 R-R 1956-05-27 23Los Angeles,California MLB1974-19901979-1990Northview (Covina,CA)Mount San Antonio Col
1974- 8- 171-PHI
 
24Willie DavisOF-DH6-2 181 L-L 1940-04-15 39Mineral Springs,Arkansas MLB1959-19791960-1979Roosevelt (Los Angeles,CA)
1958-   UDFA-LAN
 
23Tom DonohueC6-0 185 R-R 1952-11-15 26Mineola,New York MLB1972-19801979-1980Westbury (Westbury,NY)Nassau CC
1972- 1-   9-CAL
 
5Brian DowningC5-10 194 R-R 1950-10-09 28Los Angeles,California MLB1970-19921973-1992Magnolia (Anaheim,CA)Cypress Col
1969-   UDFA-CHA
 
41Steve EddyP6-2 185 R-R 1957-08-21 21Sterling,Illinois MLB1977-19801979-1979United Township (East Moline,IL)
1975-19- 433-CAL
 
45Bob FerrisP6-6 225 R-R 1955-05-07 24Arlington,Virginia MLB1974-19811979-1980   Maryland
1976- 2-  30-CAL
 
15Dan FordOF6-1 185 R-R 1952-05-19 27Los Angeles,California MLB1971-19851975-1985Fremont (Los Angeles,CA)
1970- 1-  18-OAK
 
37Dave FrostP6-6 235 R-R 1952-11-17 26Long Beach,California MLB1971-19831977-1982Millikan (Long Beach,CA)Stanford U., Long Beach City Col
1974-18- 412-CHA
 
28,48Ralph GarrDH5-11 197 L-R 1945-12-12 33Monroe,Louisiana MLB1967-19801968-1980Lincoln (Ruston,LA)Grambling St
1967- 3-  52-ATL
 
4Bobby Grich2B6-2 190 R-R 1949-01-15 30Muskegon,Michigan MLB1967-19861970-1986Wilson (Long Beach,CA)
1967- 1-  19-BAL
 
15Ike Hampton1B6-1 185 B-R 1951-08-22 27Camden,South Carolina MLB1974-19801974-1979  
1970-   UDFA-NYN
 
20Larry HarlowOF6-2 185 L-L 1951-11-13 27Colorado Springs,Colorado MLB1971-19841975-1981Aztec (Aztec,NM)Mesa CC
1970-   UDFA-BAL
 
7Brian HarperDH6-2 206 R-R 1959-10-16 19Los Angeles,California MLB1977-20001979-1995San Pedro (San Pedro,CA)
1977- 4-  85-CAL
 
9John Harris1B6-3 205 L-L 1954-09-13 24Portland,Oregon MLB1977-19851979-1981Jackson (Miami,FL)Lubbock Christian U.
1976-29- 638-CAL
 
9Terry HumphreyC6-3 190 R-R 1949-08-04 29Chickasha,Oklahoma MLB1969-19791971-1979Carson (Carson,CA)Los Angeles CC
1969-39- 875-MON
 
42Chris KnappP6-5 195 R-R 1953-09-16 25Cherry Point,North Carolina MLB1975-19831975-1980Lake Shore (St. Clair Shore,MI)Central Michigan U.
1975- 1-  11-CHA
 
12Carney Lansford3B6-2 195 R-R 1957-02-07 22San Jose,California MLB1975-19921978-1992Wilcox (Santa Clara,CA)
1975- 3-  49-CAL
 
17Dave LaRocheP6-2 200 L-L 1948-05-14 31Colorado Springs,Colorado MLB1968-19831970-1983West Torrance (Torrance,CA)
1967- 5-  86-CAL
 
41Dyar MillerP6-1 195 R-R 1946-05-29 33Batesville,Indiana MLB1968-19841975-1981New Point (New Point,IN)Utah St
1968-   UDFA-PHI
 
3Rick MillerOF6-0 185 L-L 1948-04-19 31Grand Rapids,Michigan MLB1969-19851971-1985Union (Grand Rapids,MI)Michigan St
1969- 2-  37-BOS
 
39John MontagueP6-2 213 R-R 1947-09-12 31Newport News,Virginia MLB1969-19801973-1980Newport News (Newport News,VA)
1967- 3-  50-BAL
 
18Rance MulliniksSS6-0 175 L-R 1956-01-15 23Tulare,California MLB1974-19921977-1992Monache (Porterville,CA)
1974- 3-  58-CAL
 
2Orlando RamirezSS5-10 175 R-R 1951-12-18 27Cartagena,Colombia MLB1974-19791974-1979  
1972-   UDFA-CAL
 
8Merv RettenmundDH-OF5-10 195 R-R 1943-06-06 36Flint,Michigan MLB1968-19801968-1980Southwestern (Detroit,MI)Ball St
1964-   UDFA-BAL
 
26Joe RudiOF6-2 200 R-R 1946-09-07 32Modesto,California MLB1964-19821967-1982Downey (Modesto,CA)
1964-   UDFA-KC1
 
30Nolan RyanP6-2 195 R-R 1947-01-31 32Refugio,Texas MLB1965-19931966-1993Alvin (Alvin,TX)Alvin CC
1965-12- 226-NYN
 
41Dave SchulerP6-4 210 R-L 1953-10-04 25Framingham,Massachusetts MLB1973-19871979-1985Marian (Framingham,MA)New Haven
1975-10- 223-CLE
 
40Frank TananaP6-3 195 L-L 1953-07-03 25Detroit,Michigan MLB1972-19931973-1993Detroit Catholic Central (Novi,MI)Cal St Fullerton
1971- 1-  13-CAL
 
31Dickie Thon2B5-11 175 R-R 1958-06-20 21South Bend,Indiana MLB1976-19931979-1993  
1975-   UDFA-CAL
 
39 Players