1996 California Angels season
|1996 California Angels|
|Major League affiliations|
|General manager(s)||Bill Bavasi|
|Manager(s)||Marcel Lachemann, John McNamara, and Joe Maddon|
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(Ken Wilson, Ken Brett)
(Bob Starr, Mario Impemba)
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The season was notable for being the final season the franchise bore the "California Angels" moniker, as the team name was changed to "Anaheim Angels" the following season.
- 1 Offseason
- 2 Regular season
- 3 Player stats
- 4 Farm system
- 5 References
- November 21, 1995: Randy Velarde was signed as a Free Agent with the California Angels.
- December 6, 1995: Mike Aldrete signed as a Free Agent with the California Angels.
- December 7, 1995: Scott Sanderson was signed as a Free Agent with the California Angels.
- December 18, 1995: Todd Frohwirth was signed as a Free Agent with the California Angels.
- January 9, 1996: Jim Abbott signed as a Free Agent with the California Angels.
- March 25, 1996: Ricky Jordan was purchased by the Seattle Mariners from the California Angels.
Record vs. opponents
1996 American League Records
|1996 Game Log: 70–91 (Home: 43–38; Away: 27–53)|
April: 13–12 (Home: 9–2; Away: 4–10)
May: 13–14 (Home: 9–8; Away: 4–6)
June: 15–14 (Home: 8–5; Away: 7–9)
July: 10–16 (Home: 7–6; Away: 3–10)
August: 11–18 (Home: 4–11; Away: 7–7)
September: 8–17 (Home: 6–6; Away: 2–11)
= Win = Loss|
Bold = Angels team member
- May 16, 1996: Scott Sanderson was released by the California Angels.
- May 27, 1996: Lee Smith was traded by the California Angels to the Cincinnati Reds for Chuck McElroy.
- June 30, 1996: Vince Coleman signed as a Free Agent with the California Angels.
September 6, 1996: Robert Eenhoorn was selected off waivers by the California Angels from the New York Yankees.
|1996 California Angels|
Starters by position
Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in
Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in
LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Lake Elsinore
- Mike Aldrete Statistics Baseball-Reference.com
- Scott Sanderson Statistics Baseball-Reference.com
- Jim Abbott Statistics Baseball-Reference.com
- Lee Smith Statistics Baseball-Reference.com
- Vince Coleman Statistics Baseball-Reference.com
- Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 1997
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