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 televisionKTLA
Local radioKMPC
(Dick Enberg, Don Wells, Steve Bailey, Dave Niehaus)
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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 Division with a record of 71 wins and 91 losses.

Offseason

Regular season

Season standings

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


Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10] [11] [12]
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

Roster

1969 California Angels
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders 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
C Joe Azcue 80 248 54 .218 1 19
1B Jim Spencer 113 386 98 .254 10 31
2B Sandy Alomar Sr. 134 559 140 .250 1 30
3B Aurelio Rodríguez 159 561 130 .232 7 49
SS Jim Fregosi 161 580 151 .260 12 47
LF Rick Reichardt 137 493 125 .254 13 68
CF Jay Johnstone 148 540 146 .270 10 59
RF Bill Voss 133 349 91 .261 2 40

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
Roger Repoz 103 219 36 .164 8 19
Bubba Morton 87 172 42 .244 7 32
Lou Johnson 67 133 27 .203 0 9
Tom Egan 46 120 17 .142 5 16
Tom Satriano 41 108 28 .259 1 16
Vic Davalillo 33 71 11 .155 0 1
Bobby Knoop 27 71 14 .197 1 6
Billy Cowan 28 56 17 .304 4 10
Dick Stuart 22 51 8 .157 1 4
Jim Hicks 37 48 4 .083 3 8
Winston Llenas 34 47 8 .170 0 0
Buck Rodgers 18 46 9 .196 0 2
Rubén Amaro Sr. 41 27 6 .222 0 1
Randy Brown 13 25 4 .160 0 0
Jarvis Tatum 10 22 7 .318 0 0
Marty Perez 13 13 3 .231 0 0
Bob Chance 5 7 1 .143 0 1
Chuck Cottier 2 2 0 .000 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
Andy Messersmith 40 250.0 16 11 2.52 211
Tom Murphy 36 215.2 10 16 4.21 100
Jim McGlothlin 37 201.0 8 16 3.18 96
George Brunet 23 100.2 6 7 3.84 56

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
Rudy May 43 180.1 10 13 3.44 133
Clyde Wright 37 63.2 1 8 4.10 31
Steve Kealey 15 36.2 2 0 3.93 17
Vern Geishert 11 31.0 1 1 4.65 18
Greg Washburn 8 11.1 0 2 7.94 4
Lloyd Allen 4 10.0 0 1 5.40 5
Rickey Clark 6 9.2 0 0 5.59 6

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
Eddie Fisher 52 3 2 2 3.63 47
Ken Tatum 45 7 2 22 1.36 65
Hoyt Wilhelm 44 5 7 10 2.47 53
Pedro Borbón 22 2 3 0 6.15 20
Bob Priddy 15 0 1 0 4.78 15
Phil Ortega 5 0 0 0 10.13 4
Wally Wolf 2 0 0 0 11.57 2
Tom Bradley 3 0 1 0 27.00 2

Farm system

See also: Minor League Baseball

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

  1. ^ "Eddie Fisher Stats".
  2. ^ Paul Schaal at Baseball Reference
  3. ^ Steve Hovley at Baseball Reference
  4. ^ Rubén Amaro, Sr. at Baseball Reference
  5. ^ Pedro Borbón at Baseball Reference
  6. ^ a b Hoyt Wilhelm at Baseball Reference
  7. ^ a b Bo Belinsky at Baseball Reference
  8. ^ Sandy Alomar at Baseball Reference
  9. ^ Rudy Meoli at Baseball Reference
  10. ^ Joe Azcue page at Baseball-Reference
  11. ^ Billy Cowan page at Baseball-Reference

References