1992 California Angels season

1992 California Angels
Major League affiliations
Other information
Owner(s) Gene Autry
General manager(s) Dan O'Brien, Sr.
Manager(s) Buck Rodgers and John Wathan
Local television KTLA
SportsChannel Los Angeles
(Ken Wilson, Ken Brett)
Local radio KMPC
(Bob Jamison, Al Conin, Ernie Harwell)
(Ruben Valentin, Ulpiano Cos Villa)
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The California Angels 1992 season involved the Angels finishing 5th in the American League West with a record of 72 wins and 90 losses.


  • December 8, 1991: Rubén Amaro, Jr. was traded by the California Angels with Kyle Abbott to the Philadelphia Phillies for Von Hayes.[1]
  • December 10, 1991: Hubie Brooks was traded by the New York Mets to the California Angels for Dave Gallagher.[2]
  • January 17, 1992: Dick Schofield was signed as a free agent with the California Angels.[3]
  • January 22, 1992: Bert Blyleven signed as a free agent with the California Angels.[4]
  • January 27, 1992: Terry McGriff was signed as a free agent with the California Angels.[5]
  • March 25, 1992: Shawn Abner was released by the California Angels.[6]

Regular season

  • On May 19, 1992, Bobby Rose hit a home run in the last at-bat of his career.[7]

Season standings

AL West W L Pct. GB Home Road
Oakland Athletics 9666 0.593 51–30 45–36
Minnesota Twins 9072 0.556 6 48–33 42–39
Chicago White Sox 8676 0.531 10 50–32 36–44
Texas Rangers 7785 0.475 19 36–45 41–40
California Angels 7290 0.444 24 41–40 31–50
Kansas City Royals 7290 0.444 24 44–37 28–53
Seattle Mariners 6498 0.395 32 38–43 26–55

Record vs. opponents

1992 American League Records

Baltimore 8–58–46–67–610–38–46–76–65–86–67–57–55–8
Boston 5–88–46–66–74–97–55–83–97–65–76–64–87–6
California 4–84–83–106–67–58–55–72–117–55–87–69–45–7
Chicago 6–66–610–37–510–27–65–78–58–45–84–95–85–7
Cleveland 6–77–66–65–75–85–75–86–67–66–67–55–76–7
Detroit 3–109–45–72–108–57–55–83–95–86–69–38–45–8
Kansas City 4–85–75–86–77–55–77–56–75–74–97–66–75–7
Milwaukee 7–68–57–57–58–58–55–76–66–77–58–47–58–5
Minnesota 6–69–311–25–86–69–37–66–67–55–88–56–75–7
New York 8–56–75–74–86–78–57–57–65–76–66–66–62–11
Oakland 6–67–58–58–56–66–69–45–78–56–612–19–46–6
Seattle 5–76–66–79–45–73–96–74–85–86–61–124–94–8
Texas 5–78–44–98–57–54–87–65–77–66–64–99–43–9
Toronto 8–56–77–57–57–68–57–55–87–511–26–68–49–3


1992 California Angels
Pitchers Catchers


Outfielders Manager



  • April 3, 1992: Terry McGriff was released by the California Angels.[5]
  • April 12, 1992: Dick Schofield was traded by the California Angels with a player to be named later to the New York Mets for Julio Valera. The California Angels sent Julian Vasquez (minors) (October 6, 1992) to the New York Mets to complete the trade.[3]
  • July 30, 1992: Mark Eichhorn was traded by the California Angels to the Toronto Blue Jays for Rob Ducey and Greg Myers. [8]
  • August 21, 1992: Von Hayes was released by the California Angels.[9]

Player stats


Starters by position

Note: 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
CMike Fitzgerald9518940.212617
1BLee Stevens10631269.221737
2BLuis Sojo106368100.272743
3BGary Gaetti130456103.2261248
SSGary DiSarcina157518128.247342
LFLuis Polonia149577165.286035
CFJunior Félix139509125.246972
RFVon Hayes9430769.225429
DHHubie Brooks8230666.216836

Other batters

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI

Starting pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Other pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA
Relief pitchers
Player G W L SV ERA SO

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Edmonton Trappers Pacific Coast League Mako Oliveras
AA Midland Angels Texas League Don Long
A Palm Springs Angels California League Mario Mendoza
A Quad Cities River Bandits Midwest League Mitch Seoane
A-Short Season Boise Hawks Northwest League Tom Kotchman
Rookie AZL Angels Arizona League Bill Lachemann



  1. Ruben Amaro Statistics Baseball-Reference.com
  2. Hubie Brooks Statistics Baseball-Reference.com
  3. 1 2 Dick Schofield Statistics Baseball-Reference.com
  4. Bert Blyleven Statistics Baseball-Reference.com
  5. 1 2 https://www.baseball-reference.com/players/m/mcgrite01.shtml
  6. https://www.baseball-reference.com/a/abnersh01.shtml
  7. Home Run in Last At Bat by Baseball Almanac
  8. "Mark Eichhorn: Career Statistics". Baseball Reference. Retrieved 16 February 2018.
  9. Von Hayes Statistics Baseball-Reference.com
  10. Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 1997
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