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1978 California Angels (MLB)

+ American League
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W-L Record: 87-75 .537
Rank: 3rd in American League West
Run Differential: 691-666 + 25
Manager(s): Jim Fregosi, Dave Garcia
General Manager: Buzzie Bavasi
Location: Anaheim, California
Ballpark: Anaheim Stadium
Attendance: 1,755,386 7/26
Playoffs:
Top Draft Pick: Tom Brunansky (#14) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Jimmie Reese
First Base Coach: Bob Clear
Hitting Coach: Bob Skinner
Pitching Coach: Marv Grissom
Third Base Coach: John McNamara

#1 Draft Picks

Danny Goodwin (#1), Ken Brett (#4), Ken Landreaux (#6), Dave Chalk (#10), Chris Knapp (#11), Frank Tanana (#13), Bobby Grich (#19)
American League West Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9270.568--
8775.5375.0
8775.5375.0
7389.45119.0
7190.44120.5
6993.42623.0
56104.35035.0
Full League Standings
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
14Jim AndersonSS21108621
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7
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00700111601715.194.267.259526.065.167.2261.45--28127
25Don BaylorDH29591103151
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26
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034
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99229567118901215.255.314.472786.217.333.2351.2717.4279659
10Lyman BostockOF2756874168
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24
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4
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5
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7115125936284426.296.360.379739.083.192.3070.61113.6215635
7Dave ChalkSS2747042119
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12
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01
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34583834701119.253.308.285593.032.106.2710.89470.0134520
5Brian DowningC2741242105
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15
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07
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46325247624214.255.337.342679.087.216.2720.9058.9141470
6Ron Fairly1B392352351
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5
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010
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4001253112257.217.287.366653.149.251.2061.2423.586267
20Danny GoodwinDH2458916
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5
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02
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1000101300011.276.377.466843.190.362.3181.3029.02769
4Bobby Grich2B2948768122
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6
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42437583711936.251.349.329678.078.234.2891.1181.2160584
15Ike HamptonC261423
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01
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4102700000.214.313.571884.357.571.3333.5014.0816
9Terry HumphreyC281141125
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4
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1
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90161220232.219.252.298550.079.123.2312.00114.034125
16Ron Jackson1B2538749115
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6
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5723163191249.297.322.421743.124.163.3081.9464.5163409
19Ken LandreauxOF232603758
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5
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2373202024105.223.279.346625.123.215.2261.0052.090281
12Carney Lansford3B2145363133
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52209316742574.294.334.406740.113.205.3252.1656.6184496
35Dave Machemer2B-3B272266
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2012100100.273.333.455788.182.227.2500.5022.01025
3Rick MillerOF3047566125
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3731354704110414.263.336.339675.076.168.3041.30475.0161543
18Rance MulliniksSS22119622
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62082310023.185.233.252485.067.151.2162.88119.030129
8Merv RettenmundOF-DH351081629
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1403301320113.269.424.361785.093.343.2950.43108.039140
26Joe RudiOF3149758127
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79212882243610.256.292.416708.161.219.2722.9329.2207534
27Tony SolaitaDH-1B31941021
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1400162503002.223.336.287623.064.234.2941.5694.027110
Batting Totals17065472691141722628108646866953968267387256135.259.322.370692.111.212.2761.2750.720236139
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
46Don Aase231184.022929610017818588801480933021.489.300.704.024.681.16
30Nolan Ryan3110133.71313114300234183106971214826013231.417.010.465.679.961.76
41Dyar Miller32622.654100020184852925341341151.489.000.324.343.600.83
17Dave LaRoche301092.8159000462595733530748700021.266.840.664.506.561.46
42Chris Knapp241484.2130296010188178948825671263021.308.521.203.216.031.88
45Paul Hartzell246103.445412502861571686760841555151.339.630.462.353.151.34
38Tom Griffin30344.02244009056633925831352011.6810.131.294.985.631.13
37Dave Frost25542.591110210080712423624303021.197.990.682.703.381.25
36Al Fitzmorris32101.6992006031269621480001.257.310.563.942.250.57
39John Caneira25006.7522000078662300001.389.002.253.380.000.00
34Ken Brett29354.953110117110010060551242431211.429.001.083.783.871.02
33Mike Barlow30004.5010001023110010001.5013.500.000.004.50--
40Frank Tanana2418123.653333104002392391089726601375891.259.000.982.265.162.28
Pitching Totals87753.67355162441011833145613826665931255998923614321.368.540.773.705.511.49
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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