1969 California Angels season

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1969 California Angels
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Gene Autry
General manager(s) Dick Walsh
Manager(s) Bill Rigney, Lefty Phillips
Local television KTLA
Local radio KMPC
(Dick Enberg, Don Wells, Steve Bailey)
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The 1969 California Angels season was a season in American baseball. In the first season following the split of the American League into two divisions, the Angels finished third in the newly established American League West with a record of 71 wins and 91 losses.

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

AL West W L Pct. GB Home Road
Minnesota Twins 97 65 0.599 57–24 40–41
Oakland Athletics 88 74 0.543 9 49–32 39–42
California Angels 71 91 0.438 26 43–38 28–53
Kansas City Royals 69 93 0.426 28 36–45 33–48
Chicago White Sox 68 94 0.420 29 41–40 27–54
Seattle Pilots 64 98 0.395 33 34–47 30–51


Record vs. opponents[edit]

1969 American League Records

Sources:

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Team BAL BOS CAL CWS CLE DET KC MIN NYY OAK SEA WSH
Baltimore 10–8 6–6 9–3 13–5 11–7 11–1 8–4 11–7 8–4 9–3 13–5
Boston 8–10 8–4 5–7 12–6 10–8 10–2 7–5 11–7 4–8 6–6 6–12
California 6–6 4–8 9–9 8–4 5–7 9–9 7–11 3–9 6–12 9–9–1 5–7
Chicago 3–9 7–5 9–9 8–4 3–9 8–10 5–13 3–9 8–10 10–8 4–8
Cleveland 5–13 6–12 4–8 4–8 7–11 7–5 5–7 9–8 5–7 7–5 3–15
Detroit 7–11 8–10 7–5 9–3 11–7 8–4 6–6 10–8 7–5 10–2 7–11
Kansas City 1–11 2–10 9–9 10–8 5–7 4–8 8–10 5–7–1 8–10 10–8 7–5
Minnesota 4–8 5–7 11–7 13–5 7–5 6–6 10–8 10–2 13–5 12–6 6–6
New York 7–11 7–11 9–3 9–3 8–9 8–10 7–5–1 2–10 6–6 7–5 10–8
Oakland 4–8 8–4 12–6 10–8 7–5 5–7 10–8 5–13 6–6 13–5 8–4
Seattle 3–9 6–6 9–9–1 8–10 5–7 2–10 8–10 6–12 5–7 5–13 7–5
Washington 5–13 12–6 7–5 8–4 15–3 11–7 5–7 6–6 8–10 4–8 5–7


Notable transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

1969 California Angels
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders 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
2B Alomar, SandySandy Alomar 134 559 140 .250 1 30
3B Rodríguez, AurelioAurelio Rodríguez 159 561 130 .232 7 49
SS Fregosi, JimJim Fregosi 161 580 151 .260 12 47
LF Reichardt, RickRick Reichardt 137 493 125 .254 13 68
CF Johnstone, JayJay Johnstone 148 540 146 .270 10 59
RF Voss, BillBill Voss 133 349 91 .261 2 40

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
Satriano, TomTom Satriano 41 108 28 .259 1 16
Knoop, BobbyBobby Knoop 27 71 14 .197 1 6
Amaro, RubénRubén Amaro 41 27 6 .222 0 1
Brown, RandyRandy Brown 13 25 4 .160 0 0

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
Messersmith, AndyAndy Messersmith 40 250 16 11 2.52 211
Murphy, TomTom Murphy 36 215.2 10 16 4.21 100
McGlothlin, JimJim McGlothlin 37 201 8 16 3.18 96
Brunet, GeorgeGeorge Brunet 23 100.2 6 7 3.84 56

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
May, RudyRudy May 43 180.1 10 13 3.44 133
Allen, LloydLloyd Allen 4 10 0 1 5.40 5

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
Fisher, EddieEddie Fisher 52 3 2 2 3.63 47
Tatum, KenKen Tatum 45 7 2 22 1.36 65
Wilhelm, HoytHoyt Wilhelm 44 5 7 10 2.47 53
Borbón, PedroPedro Borbón 22 2 3 0 6.15 20
Priddy, BobBob Priddy 15 0 1 0 4.78 15
Clark, RickeyRickey Clark 6 0 0 0 5.59 6
Wolf, WallyWally Wolf 2 0 0 0 11.57 2
Bradley, TomTom Bradley 3 0 1 0 27.00 2

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Hawaii Islanders Pacific Coast League Chuck Tanner
AA El Paso Sun Kings Texas League Del Rice
A San Jose Bees California League Tom Morgan and Eddie Bressoud
A Quad Cities Angels Midwest League Fred Koenig
Rookie Idaho Falls Angels Pioneer League Norm Sherry

Notes[edit]

References[edit]