1977 California Angels season

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1977 California Angels
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Gene Autry
Manager(s) Dave Garcia and Norm Sherry
Local television KTLA
Local radio KMPC
(Dick Enberg, Don Drysdale, Al Wisk)
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The 1977 California Angels season involved the Angels finishing fifth in the American League West with a record of 74 wins and 88 losses.

Offseason[edit]

On January 6, 1977, Angels utility infielder Mike Miley died in a one-car accident in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.[1]

Notable transactions[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

AL West W L GB Pct.
Kansas City Royals 102 60 -- .630
Texas Rangers 94 68 8 .580
Chicago White Sox 90 72 12 .556
Minnesota Twins 84 77 17.5 .522
California Angels 74 88 28 .457
Seattle Mariners 64 98 38 .395
Oakland Athletics 63 98 38.5 .391


Opening Day lineup[edit]

1 Jerry Remy 2B
2 Bobby Grich SS
3 Bobby Bonds RF
4 Don Baylor DH
5 Joe Rudi LF
6 Tony Solaita 1B
7 Bruce Bochte CF
8 Dave Chalk 3B
9 Terry Humphrey C
P Frank Tanana

Notable transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

1977 California Angels
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

Manager

Coaches

Player stats[edit]

Batting[edit]

Starters by position[edit]

Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
LF Rudi, JoeJoe Rudi 64 246 64 .264 13 53
DH Baylor, DonDon Baylor 154 561 141 .251 25 75

Other batters[edit]

Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Grich, BobbyBobby Grich 52 181 44 .243 7 23
Aikens, WillieWillie Aikens 42 91 18 .198 0 6
Jones, BobbyBobby Jones 14 17 3 .176 1 3

Pitching[edit]

Starting pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Brett, KenKen Brett 21 142 7 10 4.25 41

Other pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Kuhaulua, FredFred Kuhaulua 3 6.1 0 0 15.63 3

Relief pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Miller, DyarDyar Miller 41 4 4 4 3.02 49
Barlow, MikeMike Barlow 20 4 2 1 4.58 25
Drago, DickDick Drago 13 0 1 2 3.00 15

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Salt Lake City Gulls Pacific Coast League Jimy Williams
AA El Paso Diablos Texas League Buck Rodgers
A Salinas Packers California League Moose Stubing
A Quad Cities Angels Midwest League Chuck Cottier
Rookie Idaho Falls Angels Pioneer League Larry Himes

Notes[edit]

References[edit]

  • Johnson, Lloyd; Wolff, Miles, eds. (1997). The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball (2nd ed.). Durham, N.C.: Baseball America. ISBN 978-0-9637189-8-3. 

External links[edit]