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The 1979 Angels

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The 1979 Angels game quiz
"A quiz about the first Angels post season participant, the 1979 A.L. West Champions."

15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit  



1. Which Angel was the 1979 American League MVP?
    Don Baylor
    Rod Carew
    Brian Downing
    Bobby Grich


2. The Angels had 3 players with 100 or more RBIs in 1979. Which of the following did not have 100 RBIs that season?
    Don Baylor
    Dan Ford
    Bobby Grich
    Brian Downing


3. The 1979 Angels were known for their excellent hitting lineup, but they could run a little too as they had four players reach double digits in stolen bases. Who led the team in steals?
    Rod Carew
    Bert Campaneris
    Carney Lansford
    Don Baylor


4. Don Baylor led the team with 36 home runs. Who was second on the squad with 30?
    Willie Aikens
    Bobby Grich
    Dan Ford
    Brian Downing


5. Despite missing a couple weeks with an elbow injury, Nolan Ryan tied for the team lead in wins with 16. With whom did he share the team lead in wins?
    Don Aase
    Frank Tanana
    Dave Frost
    Chris Knapp


6. Who was the Angel pitcher that returned from a serious arm injury in the second half of the season and gave them a big lift, winning 7 games down the stretch?
    Don Aase
    Chris Knapp
    Jim Barr
    Frank Tanana


7. Who was the rookie pitcher that became the Angels' closer, and won 11 games while saving 14?
    Bryan Harvey
    Dave LaRoche
    Mark Clear
    Dyar Miller


8. How many Angels made the 1979 American League All-Star team?
    5
    3
    6
    4


9. In February of 1979, the Angels traded 4 players to the Twins for Rod Carew. Who was not among those traded for Carew?
    Ken Landreaux
    Ron Jackson
    Paul Hartzell
    Dave Engle


10. Who did the Angels lose to in the 1979 American League Championship Series?
    Milwaukee Brewers
    New York Yankees
    Baltimore Orioles
    Boston Red Sox


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