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1968 California Angels season

1968 California Angels
Major League affiliations
Location
  • Anaheim Stadium (since 1966)
  • Anaheim, California (since 1966)
  • Other information
    Owner(s) Gene Autry
    Manager(s) Bill Rigney
    Local television KTLA
    Local radio KMPC
    (Buddy Blattner, Don Wells, Steve Bailey)
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    The 1968 California Angels season involved the Angels finishing 8th in the American League with a record of 67 wins and 95 losses.

    Offseason

    Regular season

    Season standings

    American League W L Pct. GB
    Detroit Tigers 103 59 .636
    Baltimore Orioles 91 71 .562 12
    Cleveland Indians 86 75 .534 16½
    Boston Red Sox 86 76 .531 17
    New York Yankees 83 79 .512 20
    Oakland Athletics 82 80 .506 21
    Minnesota Twins 79 83 .488 24
    California Angels 67 95 .414 36
    Chicago White Sox 67 95 .414 36
    Washington Senators 65 96 .404 37½

    Opening Day lineup

    Notable transactions

    Roster

    1968 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
    1B Mincher, DonDon Mincher 120 399 94 .236 13 48
    2B Knoop, BobbyBobby Knoop 152 494 123 .249 3 39
    3B Rodríguez, AurelioAurelio Rodríguez 76 223 54 .299 1 16
    SS Fregosi, JimJim Fregosi 159 614 150 .244 9 49
    LF Reichardt, RickRick Reichardt 151 534 136 .255 21 73
    CF Davalillo, VicVic Davalillo 93 339 101 .298 1 18
    RF Repoz, RogerRoger Repoz 133 375 90 .240 13 54

    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
    Held, WoodieWoodie Held 33 45 5 .111 0 0
    Treviño, BobbyBobby Treviño 17 40 9 .225 0 1
    McFarlane, OrlandoOrlando McFarlane 18 31 9 .290 0 2
    Causey, WayneWayne Causey 4 11 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
    Brunet, GeorgeGeorge Brunet 39 245.1 13 17 2.86 132
    McGlothlin, JimJim McGlothlin 40 208.1 10 15 3.54 135
    Clark, RickeyRickey Clark 21 94.1 1 11 3.53 60

    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
    Ellis, SammySammy Ellis 42 164 9 10 3.95 93
    Wright, ClydeClyde Wright 41 125.2 10 6 3.94 71
    Messersmith, AndyAndy Messersmith 28 81.1 4 2 2.21 74
    Bennett, DennisDennis Bennett 16 48.1 0 5 3.54 36
    Harrelson, BillBill Harrelson 10 33.2 1 6 5.08 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
    Rojas, MinnieMinnie Rojas 38 4 3 6 4.25 33
    Burgmeier, TomTom Burgmeier 56 1 4 5 4.33 33
    Locke, BobbyBobby Locke 29 2 3 2 6.44 33
    Hamilton, JackJack Hamilton 21 3 1 2 3.32 18
    Weaver, JimJim Weaver 14 0 1 0 2.38 8
    Cimino, PetePete Cimino 4 0 0 0 2.57 2

    Awards and honors

    1968 All-Star Game

    Farm system

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    LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: El Paso, Quad Cities

    Notes

    References