Swings and misses

An all star in 1974, John Hiller led the American League in saves (38), games finished (60) and games (65) in 1973. He was 10-5 that season with a 1.44 ERA and finished fourth in the Cy Young and fourth in the MVP vote as well. He went 17-14 with a 2.64 ERA during his […]

Terry Humphrey

Humphrey caught for three teams from 1971-1979, posting a .211 career average with six home runs. Primarily a backup, Humphrey did appear in 123 games for the California Angels in 1977. He hit .227 that year with two home runs and a career-high 34 RBIs. In addition to the Angels, Humphrey also played for the […]

Dave Chalk

A two-time all star, Chalk spent nine years playing in the majors. He came up with the California Angels in 1973 and was an all star the very next year. Splitting time between third base and shortstop, Chalk hit .252 with five home runs and 10 stolen bases in 1974. He became California’s full-time third […]

Larry Harlow

Harlow spent parts of six seasons playing in the majors. He was the Baltimore Orioles starting center fielder in 1978. Playing in 146 games, he hit .243 with 14 stolen bases and eight home runs. The Orioles dealt him to the California Angels the following season and he played in 109 games for the Halos […]