1979 California Angels

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1979 California Angels

What was the record of the 1979 California Angels?

The California Angels finished the regular season with a 88-74 record. They went 49-32 at home and 39-42 on the road. Including the postseason, the California Angels went 89-77. Their final game was a loss in the AL Championship Series to the Baltimore Orioles.

What division did the 1979 California Angels play in?

The 1979 California Angels played in the West Division of the American League.

What was the division record of the 1979 California Angels?

During the regular season, the 1979 California Angels went 47-31 against their AL West opponents.

Who won the AL West in 1979?

The Angels won the AL West in the 1979 season with a 88-74 record. The Royals finished 3 games back with a 85-77 record. The Rangers finished 5 games back with a 83-79 record. The Twins finished 6 games back with a 82-80 record. The White Sox finished 14 games back with a 73-87 record. The Mariners finished 21 games back with a 67-95 record. The Athletics finished 34 games back with a 54-108 record.

What was the 1979 California Angels record against each of their divisional opponents?

Opponent Record Win Percentage % Run Differential
Oakland Athletics 10-3 76.9% +58
Minnesota Twins 9-4 69.2% +31
Chicago White Sox 9-4 69.2% +14
Seattle Mariners 7-6 53.8% -1
Kansas City Royals 7-6 53.8% -7
Texas Rangers 5-8 38.5% -6

What was the 1979 California Angels record by month?

The 1979 California Angels had their best month in April, when they went 15-8 and had a 65.2% win percentage. Their worst month was August, when they went 11-17 and had a 39.3% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Run Differential
April 15-8 65.2% +47
May 15-12 55.6% +4
June 14-15 48.3% +6
July 17-11 60.7% +52
August 11-17 39.3% -12
September 16-11 59.3% +1

Did the 1979 California Angels make the Postseason?

Yes, the California Angels made the Postseason in 1979. They lost their only series against the Baltimore Orioles in the AL Championship Series.

What was the run differential for the 1979 California Angels?

The California Angels finished the regular season with a run differential of +98. Based on their run differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Angels could have been expected to have about 89.9 wins, or a 90-72 record in the regular season.

How did the 1979 California Angels perform in one-run games?

In one-run games, or games that went into extra innings, the 1979 California Angels went 22-24.

How did the 1979 California Angels perform in extra inning games?

During the regular season, the 1979 California Angels went 4-4 in extra inning games.

What was the longest win streak for the 1979 California Angels?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1979 California Angels was a 10 game winning streak.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1979 California Angels?

The longest losing streak that the California Angels had during the 1979 regular season was 7 games, which happened once during the season.

1979 California Angels Schedule

= Playoff Team

Bold = Division Opponent

Date Opponent Score
Regular Season
Wed, Apr 4, 1979 @ Seattle Mariners Loss 4 - 5
Fri, Apr 6, 1979 @ Seattle Mariners Loss 6 - 14
Sat, Apr 7, 1979 @ Seattle Mariners Win 5 - 4
Sun, Apr 8, 1979 @ Seattle Mariners Win 7 - 5
Tue, Apr 10, 1979 vs Minnesota Twins Loss 1 - 8
Wed, Apr 11, 1979 vs Minnesota Twins Win 11 - 2
Thu, Apr 12, 1979 vs Minnesota Twins Win 7 - 1
Fri, Apr 13, 1979 @ Oakland Athletics Win 10 - 1
Sat, Apr 14, 1979 @ Oakland Athletics Win 9 - 3
Sun, Apr 15, 1979 @ Oakland Athletics Win 8 - 1
Tue, Apr 17, 1979 @ Minnesota Twins Win 6 - 0
Wed, Apr 18, 1979 @ Minnesota Twins Win 11 - 6
Thu, Apr 19, 1979 @ Minnesota Twins Win 6 - 4
Fri, Apr 20, 1979 vs Oakland Athletics Win 7 - 4
Sat, Apr 21, 1979 vs Oakland Athletics Win 13 - 1
Sun, Apr 22, 1979 vs Oakland Athletics Loss 6 - 7
Tue, Apr 24, 1979 vs Baltimore Orioles Loss 2 - 7
Wed, Apr 25, 1979 vs Baltimore Orioles Loss 2 - 5
Thu, Apr 26, 1979 vs Baltimore Orioles Loss 2 - 4
Fri, Apr 27, 1979 vs Boston Red Sox Win 8 - 6
Sat, Apr 28, 1979 vs Boston Red Sox Win 5 - 0
Sun, Apr 29, 1979 vs Boston Red Sox Loss 0 - 2
Mon, Apr 30, 1979 vs New York Yankees Win 2 - 1
Tue, May 1, 1979 vs New York Yankees Loss 8 - 12 (11)
Wed, May 2, 1979 vs New York Yankees Win 1 - 0
Sat, May 5, 1979 @ Baltimore Orioles Loss 1 - 9
Sun, May 6, 1979 @ Baltimore Orioles Loss 0 - 6
Mon, May 7, 1979 @ Boston Red Sox Loss 4 - 9
Tue, May 8, 1979 @ Boston Red Sox Win 10 - 2
Wed, May 9, 1979 @ Boston Red Sox Loss 8 - 9
Thu, May 10, 1979 @ Boston Red Sox Win 5 - 3
Fri, May 11, 1979 @ New York Yankees Win 4 - 1
Sat, May 12, 1979 @ New York Yankees Loss 5 - 6
Sun, May 13, 1979 @ New York Yankees Loss 10 - 12
Tue, May 15, 1979 vs Milwaukee Brewers Win 2 - 1
Wed, May 16, 1979 vs Milwaukee Brewers Win 4 - 3 (11)
Thu, May 17, 1979 vs Milwaukee Brewers Win 8 - 5
Fri, May 18, 1979 vs Chicago White Sox Win 7 - 3
Sat, May 19, 1979 vs Chicago White Sox Win 10 - 6
Sun, May 20, 1979 vs Chicago White Sox Win 4 - 0
Tue, May 22, 1979 @ Milwaukee Brewers Loss 1 - 7
Wed, May 23, 1979 @ Milwaukee Brewers Loss 0 - 1
Thu, May 24, 1979 @ Milwaukee Brewers Loss 6 - 9
Fri, May 25, 1979 @ Chicago White Sox Loss 1 - 6
Sat, May 26, 1979 @ Chicago White Sox Win 8 - 4
Sun, May 27, 1979 @ Chicago White Sox Win 4 - 2
Sun, May 27, 1979 @ Chicago White Sox Win 9 - 1
Tue, May 29, 1979 @ Seattle Mariners Win 6 - 4
Wed, May 30, 1979 @ Seattle Mariners Win 3 - 2
Thu, May 31, 1979 @ Seattle Mariners Loss 10 - 12
Fri, Jun 1, 1979 vs Cleveland Indians Loss 4 - 7
Sat, Jun 2, 1979 vs Cleveland Indians Win 5 - 2
Sun, Jun 3, 1979 vs Cleveland Indians Loss 3 - 5
Mon, Jun 4, 1979 vs Toronto Blue Jays Win 4 - 2
Tue, Jun 5, 1979 vs Toronto Blue Jays Win 3 - 0
Wed, Jun 6, 1979 vs Toronto Blue Jays Loss 4 - 5
Fri, Jun 8, 1979 vs Detroit Tigers Win 6 - 4
Sat, Jun 9, 1979 vs Detroit Tigers Win 9 - 1
Sun, Jun 10, 1979 vs Detroit Tigers Loss 7 - 10
Mon, Jun 11, 1979 @ Cleveland Indians Win 9 - 4
Tue, Jun 12, 1979 @ Cleveland Indians Loss 10 - 11
Wed, Jun 13, 1979 @ Toronto Blue Jays Loss 8 - 9
Wed, Jun 13, 1979 @ Toronto Blue Jays Win 10 - 2
Thu, Jun 14, 1979 @ Toronto Blue Jays Win 10 - 2
Fri, Jun 15, 1979 @ Detroit Tigers Win 8 - 7
Sat, Jun 16, 1979 @ Detroit Tigers Win 4 - 2
Sun, Jun 17, 1979 @ Detroit Tigers Loss 4 - 8
Mon, Jun 18, 1979 vs Texas Rangers Win 5 - 0
Tue, Jun 19, 1979 vs Texas Rangers Loss 1 - 2
Wed, Jun 20, 1979 vs Texas Rangers Win 5 - 4
Thu, Jun 21, 1979 vs Texas Rangers Loss 2 - 3 (11)
Fri, Jun 22, 1979 vs Kansas City Royals Loss 5 - 9
Sat, Jun 23, 1979 vs Kansas City Royals Loss 4 - 13
Sun, Jun 24, 1979 vs Kansas City Royals Loss 2 - 5
Tue, Jun 26, 1979 @ Texas Rangers Loss 1 - 2
Wed, Jun 27, 1979 @ Texas Rangers Loss 2 - 4
Thu, Jun 28, 1979 @ Texas Rangers Loss 4 - 14
Fri, Jun 29, 1979 @ Kansas City Royals Win 6 - 5 (11)
Sat, Jun 30, 1979 @ Kansas City Royals Win 8 - 5
Sun, Jul 1, 1979 @ Kansas City Royals Win 14 - 2
Mon, Jul 2, 1979 vs Oakland Athletics Win 8 - 3
Tue, Jul 3, 1979 vs Oakland Athletics Win 3 - 0
Wed, Jul 4, 1979 vs Oakland Athletics Win 17 - 6
Thu, Jul 5, 1979 vs Oakland Athletics Loss 0 - 3
Fri, Jul 6, 1979 vs Baltimore Orioles Win 7 - 3
Sat, Jul 7, 1979 vs Baltimore Orioles Win 10 - 1
Sun, Jul 8, 1979 vs Baltimore Orioles Loss 2 - 3
Mon, Jul 9, 1979 vs Boston Red Sox Win 6 - 0
Tue, Jul 10, 1979 vs Boston Red Sox Win 4 - 3
Wed, Jul 11, 1979 vs Boston Red Sox Loss 3 - 9
Fri, Jul 13, 1979 vs New York Yankees Win 6 - 1
Sat, Jul 14, 1979 vs New York Yankees Win 8 - 7 (12)
Sun, Jul 15, 1979 vs New York Yankees Win 5 - 4
Thu, Jul 19, 1979 @ Baltimore Orioles Win 4 - 3 (11)
Thu, Jul 19, 1979 @ Baltimore Orioles Loss 0 - 3
Fri, Jul 20, 1979 @ Baltimore Orioles Loss 1 - 2
Sat, Jul 21, 1979 @ Baltimore Orioles Loss 2 - 10
Sun, Jul 22, 1979 @ Boston Red Sox Loss 5 - 6 (10)
Mon, Jul 23, 1979 @ Boston Red Sox Win 9 - 2
Tue, Jul 24, 1979 @ New York Yankees Loss 5 - 6
Wed, Jul 25, 1979 @ New York Yankees Win 9 - 5
Thu, Jul 26, 1979 @ New York Yankees Loss 0 - 2
Fri, Jul 27, 1979 vs Minnesota Twins Loss 1 - 3
Sat, Jul 28, 1979 vs Minnesota Twins Win 5 - 0
Sun, Jul 29, 1979 vs Minnesota Twins Win 9 - 3
Mon, Jul 30, 1979 vs Seattle Mariners Loss 0 - 8
Tue, Jul 31, 1979 vs Seattle Mariners Win 8 - 1
Wed, Aug 1, 1979 vs Seattle Mariners Loss 6 - 7
Fri, Aug 3, 1979 @ Minnesota Twins Loss 1 - 4
Sat, Aug 4, 1979 @ Minnesota Twins Win 7 - 1
Sun, Aug 5, 1979 @ Minnesota Twins Win 11 - 7
Sun, Aug 5, 1979 @ Minnesota Twins Loss 1 - 7
Mon, Aug 6, 1979 @ Oakland Athletics Win 5 - 2
Tue, Aug 7, 1979 @ Oakland Athletics Loss 5 - 9
Wed, Aug 8, 1979 @ Oakland Athletics Win 8 - 1
Fri, Aug 10, 1979 vs Seattle Mariners Loss 6 - 8 (14)
Sat, Aug 11, 1979 vs Seattle Mariners Win 8 - 1
Sun, Aug 12, 1979 vs Seattle Mariners Win 4 - 3
Mon, Aug 13, 1979 vs Detroit Tigers Loss 3 - 5
Tue, Aug 14, 1979 vs Detroit Tigers Loss 3 - 6
Wed, Aug 15, 1979 vs Detroit Tigers Loss 1 - 6