1985 California Angels season

1985 California Angels
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Gene Autry
General manager(s) Mike Port
Manager(s) Gene Mauch
Local television KTLA
(Joe Torre, Bob Starr)
SelecTV USA
Local radio KMPC
(Ron Fairly, Dick Enberg, Al Conin)
KLVE
(Cookie Rojas, Ulpiano Cos Villa)
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The California Angels 1985 season involved the Angels taking 2nd place in the American League West with a 90-72 record, finishing one game behind the eventual World Series champions, the Kansas City Royals.

Offseason

  • November 7, 1984: Ellis Valentine was released by the Angels.[1]
  • January 11, 1985: Rob Picciolo was released by the California Angels.[2]
  • January 30, 1985: Ruppert Jones was signed as a Free Agent with the California Angels.[3]
  • March 31, 1985: Bill Mooneyham was released by the Angels.[4]

Regular season

Season standings

AL West W L Pct. GB Home Road
Kansas City Royals 9171 0.562 50–32 41–39
California Angels 9072 0.556 1 49–30 41–42
Chicago White Sox 8577 0.525 6 45–36 40–41
Minnesota Twins 7785 0.475 14 49–35 28–50
Oakland Athletics 7785 0.475 14 43–36 34–49
Seattle Mariners 7488 0.457 17 42–41 32–47
Texas Rangers 6299 0.385 28½ 37–43 25–56

Record vs. opponents

1985 American League Records

Sources:
Team BAL BOS CAL CWS CLE DET KC MIL MIN NYY OAK SEA TEX TOR
Baltimore 5–87–58–48–56–76–69–46–61–127–56–610–24–8
Boston 8–55–74–8–18–56–75–75–87–55–88–46–65–79–4
California 5–77–58–58–48–44–99–39–43–96–79–49–45–7
Chicago 4–88–4–15–810–26–65–85–76–76–68–59–410–33–9
Cleveland 5–85–84–82–105–82–107–64–86–73–96–67–54–9
Detroit 7–67–64–86–68–55–79–43–99–38–45–77–56–7
Kansas City 6–67–59–48–510–27–58–47–65–78–53–106–77–5
Milwaukee 4–98–53–97–56–74–94–89–37–63–94–88–34–9
Minnesota 6–65–74–97–68–49–36–73–93–98–56–78–54–8
New York 12–18–59–36–67–63–97–56–79–37–59–38–46–7
Oakland 5–74–87–65–89–34–85–89–35–85–78–56–75–7
Seattle 6–66–64–94–96–67–510–38–47–63–95–86–72–10
Texas 2–107–54–93–105–75–77–63–85–84–87–67–63–9
Toronto 8–44–97–59–39–47–65–79–48–47–67–510–29–3

Notable transactions

Roster

1985 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
CBob Boone150460114.248555
1BRod Carew127443124.280239
2BBobby Grich144479116.2421353
SSDick Schofield14743896.219841
3BDoug DeCinces120427104.2442078
LFBrian Downing150520137.2632085
CFGary Pettis125443114.257132
RFReggie Jackson143460116.2522785
DHRuppert Jones12538990.2312167

Other batters

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Daryl Sconiers449828.286212
Rufino Linares184311.256311

Pitching

Starting pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Other pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Relief pitchers

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Dave Smith40007.203

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Edmonton Trappers Pacific Coast League Winston Llenas
AA Midland Angels Texas League Joe Maddon
A Redwood Pioneers California League Tom Kotchman
A Quad Cities Angels Midwest League Bill Lachemann
A-Short Season Salem Angels Northwest League Bruce Hines

References

  • 1985 California Angels at Baseball Reference
  • 1985 California Angels at Baseball Almanac
  • Johnson, Lloyd; Wolff, Miles, eds. (1997). The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball (2nd ed.). Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America. ISBN 978-0-9637189-8-3. 
Preceded by
1984
California Angels seasons
1985
Succeeded by
1986
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