1977 California Angels season

1977 California Angels season

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

On January 6, 1977, Angels utility infielder Mike Miley died in a one-car accident in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.[1]

Notable transactions

Regular season

Season standings

AL West W L GB Pct.
Kansas City Royals 102 60 -- .630
Texas Rangers 94 68 8 .580
Chicago White Sox 90 72 12 .556
Minnesota Twins 84 77 17.5 .522
California Angels 74 88 28 .457
Seattle Mariners 64 98 38 .395
Oakland Athletics 63 98 38.5 .391


Opening Day lineup

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

Roster

1977 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
LF Rudi, JoeJoe Rudi 64 246 64 .264 13 53
DH Baylor, DonDon Baylor 154 561 141 .251 25 75

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
Grich, BobbyBobby Grich 52 181 44 .243 7 23
Aikens, WillieWillie Aikens 42 91 18 .198 0 6
Jones, BobbyBobby Jones 14 17 3 .176 1 3

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
Brett, KenKen Brett 21 142 7 10 4.25 41

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
Kuhaulua, FredFred Kuhaulua 3 6.1 0 0 15.63 3

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
Miller, DyarDyar Miller 41 4 4 4 3.02 49
Barlow, MikeMike Barlow 20 4 2 1 4.58 25
Drago, DickDick Drago 13 0 1 2 3.00 15

Farm system

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

References

External links

  • 1977 California Angels team page at Baseball Reference
  • 1977 California Angels team page at www.baseball-almanac.com