1996 California Angels season
|1996 California Angels|
|Major League affiliations|
|General manager(s)||Bill Bavasi|
|Manager(s)||Marcel Lachemann, John McNamara, and Joe Maddon|
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(Ken Wilson, Ken Brett)
(Bob Starr, Mario Impemba)
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The season was notable for being the final season the franchise bore the "California Angels" moniker, as the team name was changed to "Anaheim Angels" the following season.
The Angels used 29 different pitchers during the season, the most of any MLB team in 1996.
- 1 Offseason
- 2 Regular season
- 3 Player stats
- 4 Farm system
- 5 References
- November 21, 1995: Randy Velarde was signed as a Free Agent with the California Angels.
- December 6, 1995: Mike Aldrete signed as a Free Agent with the California Angels.
- December 7, 1995: Scott Sanderson was signed as a Free Agent with the California Angels.
- December 18, 1995: Todd Frohwirth was signed as a Free Agent with the California Angels.
- January 9, 1996: Jim Abbott signed as a Free Agent with the California Angels.
- February 6, 1996: Mark Eichhorn was signed as a Free Agent with the California Angels. 
- March 25, 1996: Ricky Jordan was purchased by the Seattle Mariners from the California Angels.
Record vs. opponents
1996 American League Records
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|1996 Game Log: 70–91 (Home: 43–38; Away: 27–53)|
April: 13–12 (Home: 9–2; Away: 4–10)
May: 13–14 (Home: 9–8; Away: 4–6)
June: 15–14 (Home: 8–5; Away: 7–9)
July: 10–16 (Home: 7–6; Away: 3–10)
August: 11–18 (Home: 4–11; Away: 7–7)
September: 8–17 (Home: 6–6; Away: 2–11)
|Legend: = Win = Loss|
Bold = Angels team member
- May 16, 1996: Scott Sanderson was released by the California Angels.
- May 27, 1996: Lee Smith was traded by the California Angels to the Cincinnati Reds for Chuck McElroy.
- June 30, 1996: Vince Coleman signed as a Free Agent with the California Angels.
September 6, 1996: Robert Eenhoorn was selected off waivers by the California Angels from the New York Yankees.
|1996 California Angels|
Starters by position
Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in
Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in
LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Lake Elsinore
- "1996 MLB Standard Pitching". Baseball Reference. Retrieved July 8, 2018.
- Mike Aldrete Statistics Baseball-Reference.com
- Scott Sanderson Statistics Baseball-Reference.com
- Jim Abbott Statistics Baseball-Reference.com
- "Mark Eichhorn: Career Statistics". Baseball Reference. Retrieved February 16, 2018.
- Lee Smith Statistics Baseball-Reference.com
- Vince Coleman Statistics Baseball-Reference.com
- Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 1997
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