1976 California Angels season


1976 California Angels season

MLB yearly infobox
name = California Angels
season = 1976
misc =

current league = American League
y1 = 1961
division = West Division
y2 = 1969
Uniform logo =
ballpark = Anaheim Stadium
y4 = 1966
city = Anaheim, California
y5 = 1966
owners = Gene Autry
managers = Dick Williams and Norm Sherry
television =KTLA
radio = KMPC
(Dick Enberg, Don Drysdale, Dave Niehaus)|

The California Angels 1976 season involved the Angels finishing 4th in the American League west with a record of 76 wins and 86 losses.

Offseason

*January 7, 1976: Ernie Camacho was drafted by the Angels in the 4th round of the 1976 amateur draft (January Secondary Phase), but did not sign. [ [http://www.baseball-reference.com/c/camacer01.shtml Ernie Camacho page at Baseball Reference] ]
*March 3, 1976: John Balaz, Dick Sharon, and Dave Machemer were traded by the Angels to the Boston Red Sox for Dick Drago. [ [http://www.baseball-reference.com/d/dragodi01.shtml Dick Drago page at Baseball Reference] ]

Regular Season

* July 20, 1976 – Hank Aaron of the Milwaukee Brewers hit the 755th and final Home Run of his career off Angels pitcher Dick Drago. [ [http://www.time.com/time/specials/2007/article/0,28804,1650858_1650857_1650841,00.html Hank Aaron's 755th Home Run - Historic Home Runs - TIME ] ]
*On August 31, 1976, Nolan Ryan struck out Ron LeFlore for the 2000th strikeout of his career. [ [http://www.smackbomb.com/nolanryan/strikeouts.html The Nolan Ryan Express | The Strikeout King | smackbomb.com/nolanryan ] ]
* September 10, 1976 - Nolan Ryan had 18 strikeouts in one game.

eason standings

Transactions

* May 17, 1976: Bob Jones was selected off waivers by the Angels from the Texas Rangers. [ [http://www.baseball-reference.com/j/jonesbo02.shtml Bob Jones page at Baseball Reference] ]
*June 8, 1976: Danny Boone was drafted by the Angels in the 2nd round of the 1976 amateur draft (Secondary Phase), but did not sign. [ [http://www.baseball-reference.com/b/booneda02.shtml Danny Boone page at Baseball Reference] ]

Roster

Pitching

Starting pitchers

Farm system [Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., "The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball". Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 1997]

* Class AAA: Salt Lake City Gulls (Pacific Coast League; Jimy Williams, manager)
* Class AA: El Paso Diablos (Texas League; Bobby Knoop, manager)
* Class A: Salinas Packers (California League; Del Crandall, manager)
* Class A: Quad Cities Angels (Midwest League; Moose Stubing, manager)
* Rookie: Idaho Falls Angels (Pioneer League; Larry Himes, manager)

References

* [http://www.baseball-reference.com/teams/CAL/1976.shtml 1976 California Angels team page at Baseball Reference]
* [http://baseball-almanac.com/teamstats/roster.php?y=1976&t=CAL 1976 California Angels team page at www.baseball-almanac.com]


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