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1979 CALIFORNIA ANGELS

|    Level:  MLB  

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Team Record:  88-74   .543
Result:   1st in American League - West Division
Manager(s):  Jim Fregosi
General Manager:   Buzzie Bavasi
Stadium:  Anaheim Stadium
Attendance:  2,523,575
Playoffs: Season in progress

California Angels affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Willie Davis (39)
Youngest Player:  Brian Harper (19)
Longest Tenure:  Nolan Ryan (8)
Top Hitter:  Don Baylor (2)
Top Pitcher:  Nolan Ryan (5)
Top Draft Pick:  Mickey Saatzer (#67)

Roster Continuity:  65.35%
American League Standings
WestWLPctGB
California8874.543--
KC Royals8577.5253.0
Texas8379.5125.0
Minnesota8280.5066.0
Chi White Sox7387.45614.0
Seattle6795.41421.0
Oakland54108.33334.0

BATTING STATISTICS
#PlayerPosRkAgeDraftedHiLvlGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBPAOUTRCRC/Gbabip
12Carney Lansford3b14221975-3-49MLB1576541141883051979208391153212416.287.329.4360285712506975.2.323
25Don Baylorof2301967-2-39MLB162628120186333361392212715111601210.296.371.53010003337224761407.9.271
15Dan Fordof36271970-1-18MLB142569100165265211018540863031317.290.333.4640264628442935.7.303
4Bobby Grich2b18301967-1-19MLB153534781573053010110598421012214.294.365.53710002876094051117.4.301
5Brian Downingof-c2828UDFA: 1969MLB148509871662731275337757543217.326.418.46202355963681067.8.348
3Rick Millerof-311969-2-37MLB1204276012515522854506911917.293.367.3650156488323625.2.345
29Rod Carew1b-2b9333UDFA: 1964MLB11040978130153344188734607839.318.419.3910160493307776.7.350
22Willie Aikens1b80241975-1-2MLB116379591061802181136179180610.280.376.4930187447292736.7.298
26Joe Rudiof-1b-32UDFA: 1964MLB903303580113116100246113427.242.294.3940130361263394.0.265
19Bert Campanerisss9637UDFA: 1962MLB852392756440151241932201128.234.294.285068273208202.6.268
14Jim Andersonss-221975-2-25MLB96234335813132332173110936.248.298.350082264196263.6.271
20Larry Harlowof-27UDFA: 1971MLB6215922378201413253420102.233.344.308049187128183.8.296
23Tom Donohuec-261972-1-9MLB381071324313142032920101.224.259.3550381138592.9.280
8Merv Rettenmundof-36UDFA: 1964MLB35767202011010111411113.263.360.329025906194.1.306
18Rance Mulliniks3b-ss-231974-3-58MLB226871000180041410052.147.192.191013786500.1.155
31Dickie Thonss-21UDFA: 1975MLB355661930080051000102.339.393.393022624095.8.413
24Willie Davisof-39UDFA: 1959MLB43569142102104700102.250.300.321018614563.4.286
32Bobby Clarkof-241975-5-87MLB195481622151151100103.296.356.463025604385.3.357
28,48Ralph Garrof-331967-3-52MLB624030000000300000.125.125.125032421-1-1.0.143
9Terry Humphreyc-291969-39-873MLB917210000001200100.059.111.059011917-1-1.5.067
2Orlando Ramirezss-27UDFA: 1978MLB1312100000101610100.000.143.000001513-1-2.2.000
15Ike Hamptonc-27UDFA: 1978MLB45020000000100000.400.400.400025316.7.500
9John Harris1b-of-241976-29-638MLB12000000000000000.000.000.0000022--.000
7Brian Harperc-191977-4-85MLB12000000000100000.000.000.0000022--.000
Totals: (24 players)16255508661563242431648081005358984337427956136.282.351.4297802383631143118985.6.304

PITCHING STATISTICS
#PlayerRkAgeDraftedHiLvlWLERAGGSCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBkWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9BB/SOBABIPGB/FB
37Dave Frost14261974-18-410MLB16103.57363312221239.1226108951777107501.278.500.642.904.020.72.2690.91
30Nolan Ryan5321965-12-226MLB16143.60343417500222.21691048915114223901.276.830.614.619.010.51.2750.87
33Jim Barr65311970-6-123MLB10124.2036255040197.021710092225569211.389.911.012.513.150.80.2941.13
46Don Aase-241972-6-136MLB9104.8137287142185.120010499197796501.499.710.923.744.660.80.2980.97
38Mark Clear48231974-8-171MLB1153.63520003714109.087484466898911.427.180.505.618.090.69.2760.63
42Chris Knapp-251975-1-11MLB555.512018301098.0109736083536201.4710.010.733.213.310.97.2870.71
40Frank Tanana-251971-1-13MLB753.891817210090.193443992546611.319.270.902.494.580.54.2830.79
36Mike Barlow-311970-4-82MLB115.133500015086.0106544983033601.5811.090.843.143.450.91.3301.78
17Dave LaRoche55311967-5-86MLB7115.5753100251085.21075453133259011.6211.241.373.366.200.54.3490.60
41Dyar Miller-33UDFA: 1968MLB103.31141008035.144141321316101.6111.210.513.314.080.81.3500.91
41Steve Eddy-211975-19-433MLB114.7374003032.13619171207001.7310.020.285.571.952.86.3021.18
34Ralph Botting-241974-7-154MLB208.80121005029.246302961522412.0613.961.824.556.670.68.4040.72
39John Montague58311967-3-50MLB205.091400010617.2161210396201.428.151.534.583.061.50--1.32
45Bob Ferris-241979-1-5MLB001.502000106.0521132101.337.501.504.503.001.50.2000.70
41Dave Schuler-251975-10-223MLB0010.801000101.2222100101.2010.805.400.000.00--.2001.50
Totals: (24 players)88744.34162162469116331,43614637686921645738205351.509.170.823.595.140.70.293 

FIELDING STATISTICS
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Brian DowningC12966935115.9850.00 
Tom DonohueC381361634.9810.00 
Terry HumphreyC955311.9830.00 
Jim AndersonC360001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Rod Carew1B1038045510101.9880.00 
Willie Aikens1B5546231249.9960.00 
Joe Rudi1B5332031.0000.00 
Ike Hampton1B2102001.0000.00 
Don Baylor1B150011.0000.00 
John Harris1B160001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Bobby Grich2B15334043813111.9840.00 
Dickie Thon2B243438612.9230.00 
Jim Anderson2B658021.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Carney Lansford3B157135263729.9830.00 
Jim Anderson3B1048001.0000.00 
Dickie Thon3B110001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Jim AndersonSS821261891742.9490.00 
Bert CampanerisSS821362201669.9570.00 
Rance MulliniksSS224643413.9570.00 
Orlando RamirezSS1072053.8440.00 
Dickie ThonSS83821.8460.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Dan FordOF1413321082.9770.00 
Rick MillerOF117349341.9890.00 
Don BaylorOF97198350.9760.00 
Joe RudiOF80174522.9890.00 
Larry HarlowOF58115431.9750.00 
Bobby ClarkOF1941410.9780.00 
Merv RettenmundOF960001.0000.00 
Willie DavisOF780001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Dave LaRocheP5385417001.0002.22 
Mark ClearP5210941020.8751.16 
Don AaseP3718581723.9261.22 
Jim BarrP36197641051.0002.15 
Dave FrostP3623983422.9551.58 
Mike BarlowP3586411021.0001.57 
Nolan RyanP3422282941.9021.50 
Chris KnappP209881411.9572.02 
Frank TananaP189031211.9371.50 
Dyar MillerP143522001.0001.03 
John MontagueP14171010.5000.52 
Ralph BottingP122914001.0001.54 
Steve EddyP7325720.8573.36 
Bob FerrisP2602001.0003.00 
Dave SchulerP110000.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Don BaylorDH65.0000.00 
Willie AikensDH51.0000.00 
Brian DowningDH18.0000.00 
Merv RettenmundDH17.0000.00 
Rod CarewDH6.0000.00 
Willie DavisDH6.0000.00 
Ralph GarrDH6.0000.00 
Joe RudiDH3.0000.00 
Rick MillerDH2.0000.00 
Bert CampanerisDH1.0000.00 
Brian HarperDH1.0000.00 
Orlando RamirezDH1.0000.00 
Dickie ThonDH1.0000.00 


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