1977 California Angels season

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1977 California Angels
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s)Gene Autry
General manager(s)Harry Dalton
Manager(s)Norm Sherry, Dave Garcia
Local televisionKTLA
Local radioKMPC
(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 Pct. GB Home Road
Kansas City Royals 102 60 0.630 55–26 47–34
Texas Rangers 94 68 0.580 8 44–37 50–31
Chicago White Sox 90 72 0.556 12 48–33 42–39
Minnesota Twins 84 77 0.522 17½ 48–32 36–45
California Angels 74 88 0.457 28 39–42 35–46
Seattle Mariners 64 98 0.395 38 29–52 35–46
Oakland Athletics 63 98 0.391 38½ 35–46 28–52

Record vs. opponents[edit]

1977 American League Records

Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10] [11] [12] [13] [14]
Team BAL BOS CAL CWS CLE DET KC MIL MIN NYY OAK SEA TEX TOR
Baltimore 6–8 5–6 5–5 11–4 12–3 4–7 11–4 6–4 8–7 8–2 7–3 4–6 10–5
Boston 8–6 7–3 3–7 8–7 9–6 5–5 9–6 4–6 8–7 8–3 10–1 6–4 12–3
California 6–5 3–7 8–7 6–4 4–6 6–9 5–5 7–8 4–7 5–10 9–6 5–10 6–4
Chicago 5–5 7–3 7–8 6–4 4–6 8–7 6–5 10–5 3–7 10–5 10–5 6–9 8–3
Cleveland 4–11 7–8 4–6 4–6 8–7 3–7 11–4 2–9 3–12 7–3 7–3 2–9 9–5
Detroit 3–12 6–9 6–4 6–4 7–8 3–8 10–5 5–5 6–9 5–5 5–6 2–8 10–5
Kansas City 7–4 5–5 9–6 7–8 7–3 8–3 8–2 10–5 5–5 9–6 11–4 8–7 8–2
Milwaukee 4–11 6–9 5–5 5–6 4–11 5–10 2–8 3–8 8–7 5–5 7–3 5–5 8–7
Minnesota 4–6 6–4 8–7 5–10 9–2 5–5 5–10 8–3 2–8 8–6 7–8 8–7 9–1
New York 7–8 7–8 7–4 7–3 12–3 9–6 5–5 7–8 8–2 9–2 6–4 7–3 9–6
Oakland 2–8 3–8 10–5 5–10 3–7 5–5 6–9 5–5 6–8 2–9 7–8 2–13 7–3
Seattle 3–7 1–10 6–9 5–10 3–7 6–5 4–11 3–7 8–7 4–6 8–7 9–6 4–6
Texas 6–4 4–6 10–5 9–6 9–2 8–2 7–8 5–5 7–8 3–7 13–2 6–9 7–4
Toronto 5–10 3–12 4–6 3–8 5–9 5–10 2–8 7–8 1–9 6–9 3–7 6–4 4–7


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 Joe Rudi 64 246 64 .264 13 53
DH Don 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
Bobby Grich 52 181 44 .243 7 23
Willie Aikens 42 91 18 .198 0 6
Bobby 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
Ken 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
Fred 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
Dyar Miller 41 4 4 4 3.02 49
Mike Barlow 20 4 2 1 4.58 25
Dick 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]

  1. ^ Mike Miley's death
  2. ^ Don Baylor at Baseball-Reference
  3. ^ Joe Rudi at Baseball-Reference
  4. ^ Bobby Grich at Baseball-Reference
  5. ^ Daryl Sconiers at Baseball-Reference
  6. ^ Richard Dotson at Baseball-Reference
  7. ^ Brian Harper at Baseball-Reference
  8. ^ Dick Drago at Baseball-Reference
  9. ^ Gary Nolan at Baseball-Reference
  10. ^ Carlos May at Baseball-Reference

References[edit]

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

External links[edit]