1980 California Angels season

1980 California Angels season

The 1980 California Angels season involved the Angels finishing 6th in the American League West with a record of 65 wins and 95 losses.

Offseason

Regular season

Season standings

AL West W L GB Pct.
Kansas City Royals 97 65 -- .599
Oakland Athletics 83 79 14 .512
Minnesota Twins 77 84 19.5 .478
Texas Rangers 76 85 20.5 .472
Chicago White Sox 70 90 26 .438
California Angels 65 95 31 .406
Seattle Mariners 59 103 38 .364

Opening Day starters

Notable transactions

Roster

1980 California Angels
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

Manager

Coaches

Player stats

Batting

Starters by position

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
DH Thompson, JasonJason Thompson 102 312 99 .317 17 70

Other batters

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
Whitmer, DanDan Whitmer 48 87 21 .241 0 7
Skaggs, DaveDave Skaggs 24 66 13 .197 1 9
Cruz, ToddTodd Cruz 18 40 11 .275 1 5
Rettenmund, MervMerv Rettenmund 3 4 1 .250 0 0

Pitching

Starting pitchers

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

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Martínez, AlfredoAlfredo Martínez 30 149.1 7 9 4.52 57
Kison, BruceBruce Kison 13 73.1 3 6 4.91 28
Botting, RalphRalph Botting 6 26.1 0 3 5.81 12

Other pitchers

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

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Aase, DonDon Aase 40 175 8 13 4.06 74
Barr, JimJim Barr 24 68 1 4 5.56 22

Relief pitchers

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

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Montague, JohnJohn Montague 37 4 2 3 5.13 22

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Salt Lake City Gulls Pacific Coast League Moose Stubing
AA El Paso Diablos Texas League Jim Saul
A Salinas Packers California League Tom Zimmer
Rookie Idaho Falls Angels Pioneer League Reuben Rodriguez

Notes

References

  • 1980 California Angels team page at Baseball Reference
  • 1980 California Angels team page at www.baseball-almanac.com