1989 California Angels season

1989 California Angels
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Gene Autry
General manager(s) Mike Port
Manager(s) Doug Rader
Local television KTLA
(Joe Torre, Bob Starr)
Z Channel
(Joe Torre, Joel Meyers)
Local radio KMPC
(Ken Brett, Al Conin)
XPRS
(Ruben Valentin, Ulpiano Cos Villa)
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The 1989 California Angels season saw the Angels finish third in the American League West with a record of 91 wins and 71 losses.

Offseason

Regular season

  • September 9, 1989 – Devon White became the first member of the Angels to steal 3 bases in one inning. The opponent was the Boston Red Sox.

Season standings

AL West W L Pct. GB Home Road
Oakland Athletics 9963 0.611 54–27 45–36
Kansas City Royals 9270 0.568 7 55–26 37–44
California Angels 9171 0.562 8 52–29 39–42
Texas Rangers 8379 0.512 16 45–36 38–43
Minnesota Twins 8082 0.494 19 45–36 35–46
Seattle Mariners 7389 0.451 26 40–41 33–48
Chicago White Sox 6992 0.429 29½ 35–45 34–47

Record vs. opponents

1989 American League Records

Sources:
Team BAL BOS CAL CWS CLE DET KC MIL MIN NYY OAK SEA TEX TOR
Baltimore 6–76–66–67–610–36–67–64–88–55–76–69–37–6
Boston 7–64–87–58–511–24–86–76–67–67–55–76–65–8
California 6–68–48–55–711–14–97–511–26–65–87–66–77–5
Chicago 6–65–75–87–54–86–710–25–85–65–87–63–101–11
Cleveland 6–75–87–55–75–88–43–105–79–42–106–67–55–8
Detroit 3–102–111–118–48–56–66–75–76–74–84–84–82–11
Kansas City 6–68–49–47–64–86–68–47–66–67–69–48–57–5
Milwaukee 6–77–65–72–1010–37–64–89–38–55–77–55–76–7
Minnesota 8–46–62–118–57–57–56–73–96–66–77–65–89–3
New York 5–86–76–66–54–97–66–65–86–63–98–45–77–6
Oakland 7–55–78–58–510–28–46–77–57–69–39–48–57–5
Seattle 6–67–56–76–76–68–44–95–76–74–84–96–75–7
Texas 3–96–67–610–35–78–45–87–58–57–55–87–65–7
Toronto 6–78–55–711–18–511–25–77–63–96–75–77–57–5

All-Star game

The 1989 Major League Baseball All-Star Game was the 60th playing of the midsummer classic between the all-stars of the American League (AL) and National League (NL), the two leagues comprising Major League Baseball. The game was held on July 11, 1989, at Anaheim Stadium in Anaheim, California, the home of the California Angels of the American League. The game resulted in the American League defeating the National League 5-3. The game is remembered for Bo Jackson's monstrous lead-off home run to center field.

Notable transactions

  • March 9, 1989: DeWayne Buice was traded by the Angels to the Toronto Blue Jays for Cliff Young.[4]
  • June 5, 1989: Chad Curtis was drafted by the California Angels in the 45th round of the 1989 amateur draft. Player signed June 11, 1989.[5]

Roster

1989 California Angels
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

Manager

Coaches

Player stats

= Indicates team leader

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
CLance Parrish124433103.2381750
1BWally Joyner159593167.2821679
2BJohnny Ray134530153.289562
3BJack Howell144474108.2282052
SSDick Schofield9130269.228426
LFChili Davis154560152.2712290
CFDevon White156636156.2451256
RFClaudell Washington110418114.2731342
DHBrian Downing142544154.2831459

Other batters

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI

Pitching

Starting pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Chuck Finley29199⅔1692.57156
Bert Blyleven332411752.73131
Kirk McCaskill3221215102.93107
Jim Abbott29181⅓12123.92115
Mike Witt332209154.54123

Other pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Relief pitchers

Player G W L SV ERA SO

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Edmonton Trappers Pacific Coast League Tom Kotchman
AA Midland Angels Texas League Mako Oliveras
A Palm Springs Angels California League Bill Lachemann
A Quad Cities Angels Midwest League Eddie Rodríguez
A-Short Season Bend Bucks Northwest League Don Long
Rookie AZL Angels Arizona League Nate Oliver

[6]

References

  1. Bert Blyleven at Baseball Reference
  2. Max Venable at Baseball Reference
  3. https://www.baseball-reference.com/players/b/buicede01.shtml
  4. Cliff Young at Baseball Reference
  5. https://www.baseball-reference.com/players/c/curtich01.shtml
  6. Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 1997
Preceded by
1988
California Angels seasons
1989
Succeeded by
1990
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