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1978 CALIFORNIA ANGELS

|    Level:  MLB  

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Team Record:  87-75   .537
Result:   3rd in American League - West Division
Manager(s):  Jim Fregosi, Dave Garcia
General Manager:   Buzzie Bavasi
Stadium:  Anaheim Stadium
Attendance:  1,755,386
Playoffs: Season in progress

California Angels affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Ron Fairly (39)
Youngest Player:  Jim Anderson (21)
Longest Tenure:  Nolan Ryan (7)
Top Hitter:  Don Baylor (3)
Top Pitcher:  Nolan Ryan (10)
Top Draft Pick:  Tom Brunansky (#14)

Roster Continuity:  59.20%
American League Standings
WestWLPctGB
KC Royals9270.568--
Texas8775.5375.0
California8775.5375.0
Minnesota7389.45119.0
Chi White Sox7190.44120.5
Oakland6993.42623.0
Seattle56104.35035.0

BATTING STATISTICS
#PlayerPosRkAgeDraftedHiLvlGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBPAOUTRCRC/Gbabip
25Don Baylorof3291967-2-39MLB1585911031512603499229567118901215.255.332.47202796774761045.9.235
10Lyman Bostockof35271972-26-596MLB1475687416824457115125936284426.296.362.3790215637446824.9.307
26Joe Rudiof-1b-31UDFA: 1964MLB133497581272711779212882243610.256.295.4160207536390654.5.272
4Bobby Grich2b34291967-1-19MLB14448768122162642437583711936.251.357.3290160591396654.5.289
3Rick Millerof-301969-2-37MLB1324756612525413731354704110414.263.341.3390161547391563.8.304
7Dave Chalk3b-ss65271972-1-10MLB13547042119120134583834701119.253.318.2850134527380463.2.271
12Carney Lansford3b95211975-3-49MLB12145363133232852209316742574.294.339.4060184500345695.4.325
5Brian Downingof-c7927UDFA: 1969MLB13341242105150746325247624214.255.345.3420141476329534.3.272
16Ron Jackson1b-3b62251971-2-37MLB1053874911518665723163191249.297.337.4210163418290615.6.308
19Ken Landreauxof-231976-1-6MLB9326037587552373202024105.223.284.346090283211293.7.226
6Ron Fairly1b-of-39UDFA: 1958MLB91235235150104001253112257.217.289.366086268199263.5.206
18Rance Mulliniks3b-ss-221974-3-58MLB5011962231162082310023.185.238.25203013010261.5.216
9Terry Humphreyc-281969-39-873MLB53114112541190161220232.219.264.2980341279792.6.231
8Merv Rettenmundof-35UDFA: 1964MLB5010816295111403301320113.269.433.36103914287216.4.295
14Jim Andersonss-211975-2-25MLB48108621700700111601715.194.267.25902812710071.8.226
27Tony Solaita1b-31-MLB609410213011400162503002.223.336.2870271107593.1.294
20Danny Goodwin1b-241975-1-1MLB24589165021000101300011.276.377.4660276944116.9.318
35Dave Machemer2b-271972-4-82MLB1022661012012100100.273.333.455010251845.5.250
15Ike Hamptonc-26UDFA: 1978MLB1914230114102700000.214.312.57110008161136.4.333
Totals: (19 players)1625472691141722628108646866953968267387256135.259.330.3707002023620643877224.4.276

PITCHING STATISTICS
#PlayerRkAgeDraftedHiLvlWLERAGGSCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBkWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9BB/SOBABIPGB/FB
40Frank Tanana11241971-1-13MLB18123.65333310400239.0239108972660137581.259.000.982.265.160.44.2790.82
30Nolan Ryan10311965-12-226MLB10133.72313114300234.218310697121482601321.417.020.465.689.970.57.3050.86
42Chris Knapp21241975-1-11MLB1484.2130296010188.117894882567126301.308.511.193.206.020.53.2730.57
46Don Aase73231972-6-136MLB1184.0329296100178.21858880148093301.489.320.714.034.680.86.2961.08
45Paul Hartzell61241975-10-217MLB6103.44541250286157.0168676084155511.339.630.462.353.150.75.2951.73
34Ken Brett-291966-1-4MLB354.9531101171100.01006055124243121.429.001.083.783.870.98.2690.91
17Dave LaRoche28301967-5-86MLB1092.8259000462595.273353074870001.266.870.664.526.590.69.2520.57
41Dyar Miller-32UDFA: 1968MLB622.664100020184.285292534134111.499.040.324.363.611.21.2880.81
37Dave Frost-251974-18-410MLB542.581110210080.171242362430301.187.950.672.693.360.80.2501.30
38Tom Griffin-301966-1-4MLB344.02244009056.063392583135201.6810.121.294.985.630.89.3011.12
36Al Fitzmorris-32UDFA: 1965MLB101.7192006031.226962148001.267.390.573.982.271.75.2402.33
39John Caneira-251974-1-5MLB007.042200007.2866230001.439.392.353.520.00--.2310.50
33Mike Barlow-301970-4-82MLB004.501000102.0311001001.5013.500.000.004.500.00.4293.00
Totals: (19 players)87753.671621624410118331,456138266659310859989236141.348.540.773.705.510.67.285 

FIELDING STATISTICS
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Brian DowningC1286818256.9930.00 
Terry HumphreyC522522165.9780.00 
Ike HamptonC1318120.9050.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Ron Fairly1B7848231147.9980.00 
Ron Jackson1B7558056450.9940.00 
Don Baylor1B17118946.9690.00 
Tony Solaita1B11857071.0000.00 
Joe Rudi1B10616081.0000.00 
Ike Hampton1B120001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Bobby Grich2B1443254191377.9830.00 
Dave Chalk2B293969312.9730.00 
Dave Machemer2B537001.0000.00 
Jim Anderson2B10000.0000.00 
Terry Humphrey2B10000.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Carney Lansford3B117931821718.9420.00 
Ron Jackson3B31253236.9500.00 
Dave Chalk3B2293314.9770.00 
Dave Machemer3B31420.7140.00 
Terry Humphrey3B101001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Dave ChalkSS971682371946.9550.00 
Jim AndersonSS477299821.9550.00 
Rance MulliniksSS476893822.9530.00 
Carney LansfordSS21410.8330.00 
Dave MachemerSS121001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Lyman BostockOF146366742.9890.00 
Rick MillerOF129353945.9890.00 
Joe RudiOF111231421.9920.00 
Ken LandreauxOF83138620.9860.00 
Don BaylorOF3976020.9740.00 
Merv RettenmundOF2230010.9680.00 
Ron JacksonOF11010.5000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Dave LaRocheP5995214001.0001.51 
Paul HartzellP541571527021.0002.41 
Dyar MillerP41846410.9091.07 
Frank TananaP33239825021.0001.24 
Ken BrettP31100122024.9412.88 
Nolan RyanP31234133383.8521.77 
Chris KnappP3018842041.8571.15 
Don AaseP29178162632.9332.12 
Tom GriffinP245631220.8822.41 
Dave FrostP118051910.9602.70 
Al FitzmorrisP9313410.8752.02 
John CaneiraP270010.0000.00 
Mike BarlowP120000.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Don BaylorDH102.0000.00 
Merv RettenmundDH18.0000.00 
Tony SolaitaDH18.0000.00 
Danny GoodwinDH15.0000.00 
Joe RudiDH11.0000.00 
Ron FairlyDH5.0000.00 
Ike HamptonDH4.0000.00 
Brian DowningDH2.0000.00 
Rance MulliniksDH2.0000.00 
Lyman BostockDH1.0000.00 
Dave ChalkDH1.0000.00 
Ron JacksonDH1.0000.00 
Ken LandreauxDH1.0000.00 
Carney LansfordDH1.0000.00 


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