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1981 California AngelsSeason Roster
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Freddie Patek played for the 1981 California Angels
LeagueAmerican LeagueDivisionWestLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameAngels
LocationAnaheim,California
Record51-59 (5th in American League West)League Rank11thMLB Rank19th
BallparkAnaheim Stadium
ManagerJim Fregosi,Gene MauchGeneral ManagerBuzzie Bavasi
CoachesBob Clear (Bullpen Coach), Preston Gomez (Third Base Coach), Bobby Knoop (First Base Coach), Tom Morgan (Pitching Coach), Jimmie Reese (Assistant Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickDick Schofield (#3)
Attendance1,441,545 (Rank: 5th)
Minor League AffiliatesSalt Lake Gulls (AAA) 63-71 ... Holyoke Millers (AA) 68-70 ... Redwood Pioneers (A+) 66-74 ... Salem Senators (A-) 36-34 ... Idaho Falls Angels (Rk) 27-43 ...
Years Available1961-2019

Team History -- 1981 Statistics -- 1981 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 1981 California Angels.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1981 baseball season.

1981 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 26Orange,California MLB1972-19901977-1990Millikan (Long Beach,CA)Cal St Fullerton
1972- 6- 136-BOS
 
25Don BaylorDH6-1 220 R-R 1949-06-28 32Austin,Texas MLB1967-19881970-1988Austin (Austin,TX)Blinn Col
1967- 2-  39-BAL
 
12Juan BeniquezOF5-11 165 R-R 1950-05-13 31San Sebastian,Puerto Rico MLB1969-19881971-1988  
1968-   UDFA-BOS
 
3,30Tom BrunanskyOF6-4 216 R-R 1960-08-20 20Covina,California MLB1978-19941981-1994West Covina (West Covina,CA)
1978- 1-  14-CAL
 
7Rick BurlesonSS5-10 165 R-R 1951-04-29 30Lynwood,California MLB1970-19871974-1987Warren (Downey,CA)Cerritos Col
1970- 1-   5-BOS
 
19Bert Campaneris3B5-10 160 R-R 1942-03-09 39Pueblo Nueva,Cuba MLB1962-19831964-1983  
1961-   UDFA-KC1
 
29Rod Carew1B6-0 182 L-R 1945-10-01 35Gatun,Panama MLB1964-19851967-1985George Washington (New York,NY)
1964-   UDFA-MIN
 
32Bobby ClarkOF6-0 190 R-R 1955-06-13 26Sacramento,California MLB1975-19871979-1985Perris (Perris,CA)Riverside CC
1975- 5-  87-CAL
 
28John D'AcquistoP6-2 205 R-R 1951-12-24 29San Diego,California MLB1970-19831973-1982St. Augustine (San Diego,CA)
1970- 1-  17-SFN
 
16Bob DavisC6-0 180 R-R 1952-03-01 29Pryor,Oklahoma MLB1970-19811973-1981Locust Grove (Locust Grove,OK)
1970- 6- 124-SDN
 
9Brian DowningOF-C5-10 194 R-R 1950-10-09 30Los Angeles,California MLB1970-19921973-1992Magnolia (Anaheim,CA)Cypress Col
1969-   UDFA-CHA
 
11Joe FergusonC6-2 200 R-R 1946-09-19 34San Francisco,California MLB1968-19831970-1983Camden (San Jose,CA)Pacific
1968- 8- 161-LAN
 
15Dan FordOF6-1 185 R-R 1952-05-19 29Los Angeles,California MLB1971-19851975-1985Fremont (Los Angeles,CA)
1970- 1-  18-OAK
 
43Ken ForschP6-4 210 R-R 1946-09-08 34Sacramento,California MLB1968-19861970-1986Hiram W. Johnson (Sacramento,CA)Oregon St
1968-18- 399-HOU
 
37Dave FrostP6-6 235 R-R 1952-11-17 28Long Beach,California MLB1971-19831977-1982Millikan (Long Beach,CA)Stanford U., Long Beach City Col
1974-18- 412-CHA
 
4Bobby Grich2B6-2 190 R-R 1949-01-15 32Muskegon,Michigan MLB1967-19861970-1986Wilson (Long Beach,CA)
1967- 1-  19-BAL
 
20Larry HarlowOF6-2 185 L-L 1951-11-13 29Colorado Springs,Colorado MLB1971-19841975-1981Aztec (Aztec,NM)Mesa CC
1970-   UDFA-BAL
 
9Brian HarperOF6-2 206 R-R 1959-10-16 21Los Angeles,California MLB1977-20001979-1995San Pedro (San Pedro,CA)
1977- 4-  85-CAL
 
13John Harris1B-OF6-3 205 L-L 1954-09-13 26Portland,Oregon MLB1977-19851979-1981Jackson (Miami,FL)Lubbock Christian U.
1976-29- 638-CAL
 
41Andy HasslerP6-5 220 L-L 1951-10-18 29Texas City,Texas MLB1970-19851971-1985Palo Verde (Tucson,AZ)
1969-25- 581-CAL
 
10Butch Hobson3B6-1 193 R-R 1951-08-17 29Tuscaloosa,Alabama MLB1973-20161975-1982Bessemer Academy (Bessemer,AL)Alabama
1973- 8- 185-BOS
 
34Jesse JeffersonP6-3 195 R-R 1949-03-03 32Midlothian,Virginia MLB1968-19831973-1981Carver (Midlothian,VA)
1968- 4-  70-BAL
 
24Bruce KisonP6-4 178 R-R 1950-02-18 31Pasco,Washington MLB1968-19851971-1985Pasco (Pasco,WA)State Col Florida Manatee-Sarasota, Central Washington U.
1968-14- 309-PIT
 
23Steve Lubratich3B6-0 170 R-R 1955-05-01 26Oakland,California MLB1977-19861981-1983San Leandro (San Leandro,CA)California-Riverside
1977-   UDFA-CAL
 
8Fred LynnOF6-1 190 L-L 1952-02-03 29Chicago,Illinois MLB1971-19901974-1990El Monte (El Monte,CA)USC
1973- 2-  41-BOS
 
22Mickey MahlerP6-3 189 B-L 1952-07-30 28Montgomery,Alabama MLB1974-19871977-1986John Jay (San Antonio,TX)Trinity U.
1974-10- 221-ATL
 
27Alfredo MartinezP6-3 185 R-R 1957-03-15 24Los Angeles,California MLB1977-19861980-1981Lincoln (Los Angeles,CA)Cal St Los Angeles
1977- 5- 120-NYN
 
21Angel MorenoP5-9 165 L-L 1955-06-06 26LaMendosa Soledad,Mexico MLB1975-20061981-1982  
1981-   UDFA-CAL
 
14Ed OttC5-10 198 L-R 1951-07-11 29Muncy,Pennsylvania MLB1970-19841974-1981Muncy (Muncy,PA)
1970-23- 548-PIT
 
2Freddie Patek2B5-5 148 R-R 1944-10-09 36Seguin,Texas MLB1966-19811968-1981Seguin (Seguin,TX)
1965-22- 421-PIT
 
31Doug RauP6-2 175 L-L 1948-12-15 32Columbus,Texas MLB1970-19811972-1981Columbus (Columbus,TX)Texas A&M U.
1970- 1-   7-LAN
 
45Steve RenkoP6-5 230 R-R 1944-12-10 36Kansas City,Kansas MLB1965-19901969-1983Wyandotte (Kansas City,KS)Kansas
1965-24- 461-NYN
 
40Luis SanchezP6-2 210 R-R 1953-08-24 27Cariaco,Venezuela MLB1972-19851981-1985  
1971-   UDFA-HOU
 
6Daryl Sconiers1B6-2 195 L-L 1958-10-03 22San Bernardino,California MLB1977-19911981-1985Fontana (Fontana,CA)Orange Coast Col
1977- 3-  59-CAL
 
26Bill TraversP6-6 200 L-L 1952-10-27 28Norwood,Massachusetts MLB1970-19831974-1983Norwood (Norwood,MA)
1970- 6- 127-MIL
 
39Mike WittP6-7 192 R-R 1960-07-20 20Fullerton,California MLB1978-19931981-1993Servite (Anaheim,CA)Cypress Col
1978- 4-  92-CAL
 
38Geoff ZahnP6-1 180 L-L 1945-12-19 35Baltimore,Maryland MLB1968-19851973-1985DeVilbiss (Toledo,OH)Michigan
1968- 5-  86-LAN
 
37 Players