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1969 California Angels

Trades and Transactions

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1968 / 1970

71-91, Finished 3rd in AL West (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Bill Rigney (11-28) and Lefty Phillips (60-63)
GM: Dick Walsh (Hired 9/23/1968), Scouting Dir: Roland Hemond
Scored 528 runs, Allowed 652 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 66-96

Ballparks: Anaheim Stadium · Attendance: 758,388 (9th of 12)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 94, Pitching - 95 · one-year: Batting - 98, Pitching - 100

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1968 / 1970 Trades and Transactions

Transactions listed are from November 1 of previous year to April 1 of the following year.

October 8, 1968

Traded Jack Hamilton to the Cleveland Indians. Received Eddie Fisher.

October 15, 1968

Don Mincher selected by the Seattle Pilots as the 2nd pick in the 1968 expansion draft.

Marty Pattin selected by the Seattle Pilots as the 18th pick in the 1968 expansion draft.

Paul Schaal selected by the Kansas City Royals as the 27th pick in the 1968 expansion draft.

Steve Hovley selected by the Seattle Pilots as the 35th pick in the 1968 expansion draft.

Tom Burgmeier selected by the Kansas City Royals as the 47th pick in the 1968 expansion draft.

November 6, 1968

Purchased Ruben Amaro from the New York Yankees.

December 2, 1968

Drafted Pedro Borbon from the St. Louis Cardinals in the 1968 rule 5 draft.

Drafted Bob Chance from the Washington Senators in the 1968 rule 5 draft.

Hawk Taylor drafted by the Kansas City Royals in the 1968 rule 5 draft.

Drafted Greg Garrett from the San Francisco Giants in the 1968 minor league draft.

Drafted Dave Sells from the San Francisco Giants in the 1968 minor league draft.

December 12, 1968

Traded Ed Kirkpatrick and Dennis Paepke to the Kansas City Royals. Received Hoyt Wilhelm.

1969

Signed Chuck Hockenbery as an amateur free agent.

Signed Billy Parker as an amateur free agent.

January 20, 1969

Traded Sammy Ellis to the Chicago White Sox. Received Rube Rubilotta (minors) and Bill Voss.

February 1, 1969

Drafted John Andrews in the 5th round of the 1969 amateur draft (January), but did not sign the player.

April 3, 1969 (Standings)

Purchased Bo Belinsky from the St. Louis Cardinals.

April 4, 1969 (Standings)

Traded Chuck Hinton to the Cleveland Indians. Received Lou Johnson.

April 5, 1969 (Standings)

Purchased Phil Ortega from the Washington Senators.

April 7, 1969 (Standings)

Signed Dick Stuart as a free agent.

April 30, 1969 (Standings)

Traded Bob Chance to the Atlanta Braves. Received Dave Adlesh.

May 14, 1969 (Standings)

Traded Bobby Knoop to the Chicago White Sox. Received Sandy Alomar and Bob Priddy.

May 30, 1969 (Standings)

Traded Vic Davalillo to the St. Louis Cardinals. Received Jim Hicks.

June 3, 1969 (Standings)

Released Dick Stuart.

June 5, 1969 (Standings)

Drafted Alan Bannister in the 1st round (5th pick) of the 1969 amateur draft, but did not sign the player.

Drafted Rudy Meoli in the 4th round of the 1969 amateur draft. Player signed June 13, 1969.

Drafted Jim Wohlford in the 11th round of the 1969 amateur draft, but did not sign the player.

Drafted Andy Hassler in the 25th round of the 1969 amateur draft.

June 15, 1969 (Standings)

Traded Tom Satriano to the Boston Red Sox. Received Joe Azcue.

July 26, 1969 (Standings)

Purchased Billy Cowan from the New York Yankees.

July 30, 1969 (Standings)

Sold Bo Belinsky to the Pittsburgh Pirates.

July 31, 1969 (Standings)

Sold George Brunet to the Seattle Pilots.

September 8, 1969 (Standings)

Traded Bob Priddy and Hoyt Wilhelm to the Atlanta Braves. Received Clint Compton and Mickey Rivers.

October 22, 1969

Released Ruben Amaro.

Released Buck Rodgers.

October 24, 1969

Purchased Mel Queen from the Cincinnati Reds.

November 25, 1969

Traded Pedro Borbon, Vern Geishert and Jim McGlothlin to the Cincinnati Reds. Received Alex Johnson and Chico Ruiz.

November 26, 1969

Purchased Paul Doyle from the Atlanta Braves.

1970

Bobby Trevino sent to Mexico City Reds (Mexican) in an unknown transaction.

January 14, 1970

Traded Daniel Loomer (minors) and Bill Harrelson to the Cincinnati Reds. Received Jack Fisher.

January 17, 1970

Drafted John Doherty in the 1st round (7th pick) of the 1970 amateur draft (January Secondary).

Drafted Morris Nettles in the 2nd round of the 1970 amateur draft (January).

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1968 / 1970 Trades and Transactions