1985 California Angels season

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1985 California Angels
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Gene Autry
Manager(s) Gene Mauch
Local television KTLA
(Joe Torre, Bob Starr)
SelecTV USA
Local radio KMPC
(Ron Fairly, Dick Enberg, Al Conin)
KLVE
(Cookie Rojas, Ulpiano Cos Villa)
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The California Angels 1985 season involved the Angels taking 2nd place in the American League West with a 90-72 record, finishing one game behind the eventual World Series champions, the Kansas City Royals.

Offseason[edit]

  • November 7, 1984: Ellis Valentine was released by the Angels.[1]
  • January 11, 1985: Rob Picciolo was released by the California Angels.[2]
  • January 30, 1985: Ruppert Jones was signed as a Free Agent with the California Angels.[3]
  • March 31, 1985: Bill Mooneyham was released by the Angels.[4]

Regular season[edit]

  • October 6, 1985: Rufino Linares hit a home run in the last at-bat of his career.[5]

Season standings[edit]

AL West Wins Losses Win % GB
Kansas City Royals   91   71 .562    --
California Angels   90   72 .556   1.0
Chicago White Sox   85   77 .525   6.0
Minnesota Twins   77   85 .475 14.0
Oakland Athletics   77   85 .475 14.0
Seattle Mariners   74   88 .457 17.0
Texas Rangers   62   99 .385 28.5

Notable transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

1985 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
RF Reggie Jackson 143 460 116 .252 27 85

Other batters[edit]

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Daryl Sconiers 44 98 28 .286 2 12
Rufino Linares 18 43 11 .256 3 11

Pitching[edit]

Starting pitchers[edit]

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Other pitchers[edit]

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Relief pitchers[edit]

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Dave Smith 4 0 0 0 7.20 3

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Edmonton Trappers Pacific Coast League Winston Llenas
AA Midland Angels Texas League Joe Maddon
A Redwood Pioneers California League Tom Kotchman
A Quad Cities Angels Midwest League Bill Lachemann
Short-Season A Salem Angels Northwest League Bruce Hines

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ellis Valentine page at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ http://www.baseball-reference.com/p/picciro01.shtml
  3. ^ http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/j/jonesru01.shtml
  4. ^ Bill Mooneyham page at Baseball Reference
  5. ^ Home Run in Last At Bat by Baseball Almanac
  6. ^ Bo Jackson page at Baseball Reference
  7. ^ Tommy John page at Baseball Reference
  8. ^ John Candelaria page at Baseball Reference
  9. ^ Don Sutton page at Baseball Reference
Preceded by
1984
California Angels seasons
1985
Succeeded by
1986