1951 Los Angeles Angels Roster

Pacific Coast League (PCL) - Class: AAA
Team Record: 86-81
Finished 3rd in the PCL
Manager: Stan Hack (86-81)
Affiliation: Chicago Cubs
Location: Los Angeles, California
Ballpark: Wrigley Field
Attendance: 328,294, Avg. 3,932
1951 Los Angeles Angels Statistics

Playoffs - Seattle Rainiers 2 games, Los Angeles Angels 1

The Los Angeles Angels of the Pacific Coast League ended the 1951 season with a record of 86 wins and 81 losses, finishing third in the PCL.

The Angels topped the circuit with 849 runs, sparked by 167 home runs. Los Angeles surrendered 773 runs. Max West walloped 35 home runs for the team, while Chuck Connors, Leon Brinkopf and Les Layton each added 20 or more, too. Max West recorded 110 runs batted in. Les Layton led all regular batters by connecting at a .305 clip. Bob Spicer paced the team with 17 wins and a team-best 3.7 ERA, leading pitchers with enough qualifying appearances.

Players from the 1951 Los Angeles Angels who spent time in Major League Baseball during their careers included Tommy Neill, Bill Moisan, Les Peden, Bob Spicer, Max West, Bobby Sturgeon, Bob Talbot, Chuck Connors, Tod Davis, Cecil Garriott, Vern Fear, Dee Fondy, Jess Dobernic, Leon Brinkopf, Nelson Burbrink, Gene Baker, Fred Baczewski, Ed Chandler, Dewey Adkins, Herman Besse, Ralph Hamner, Warren Hacker, Les Layton and Doyle Lade.

Stan Hack served as manager.


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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Dewey AdkinsRRMay 11, 19186'2"195Norcatur, KS US
Fred BaczewskiLLMay 15, 19266'2"185St. Paul, MN US
Gene BakerRRJune 15, 19256'1"170Davenport, IA US
Herman BesseLLAugust 16, 19116'2"190St. Louis, MO US
Leon BrinkopfRROctober 20, 19265'11"185Cape Girardeau, MO US
Nelson BurbrinkRRDecember 28, 19215'10"195Cincinnati, OH US
Ray CashRRJune 28, 19256'2"198Richmond, VA US
Ed ChandlerRRFebruary 17, 19176'2"190Pinson, AL US
Chuck ConnorsLLApril 10, 19216'5"190Brooklyn, NY US
Bob DantRRJuly 10, 19235'11"165Madison, IL US
Tod DavisRRJuly 24, 19246'2"190Los Angeles, CA US
Jess DobernicRRNovember 20, 19175'10"170Mount Olive, IL US
Vern FearSRAugust 21, 19256'0"170Everly, IA US
Dee FondyLLOctober 31, 19246'3"195Slaton, TX US
Cecil GarriottLRAugust 15, 19165'8"165Harristown, IL US
Warren HackerRRNovember 21, 19246'1"185Marissa, IL US
Ralph HamnerRRSeptember 12, 19166'3"165Gibsland, LA US
Jack HollisRRJanuary 28, 19285'10"175Charlotte, NC US
Doyle LadeRRFebruary 17, 19215'10"183Fairbury, NE US
Les LaytonRRNovember 18, 19216'0"165Nardin, OK US
Frank MarinoRRJune 20, 19215'9"180Chicago, IL US
Paul MenkingRRFebruary 26, 19295'10"190Arlington, NE US
Bill MoisanLRJuly 30, 19256'1"170Bradford, MA US
Tommy NeillLRNovember 7, 19196'2"200Hartselle, AL US
Les PedenRRSeptember 17, 19236'1"212Azle, TX US
Billy RaimondiRRDecember 1, 19125'10"165San Francisco, CA US
Bob SpicerLRApril 11, 19255'10"173Richmond, VA US
Ted StergerRJune 26, 19296'3"175San Francisco, CA US
Bobby SturgeonRRAugust 6, 19196'0"175Clinton, IN US
Bob TalbotRRJune 6, 19286'0"170Visalia, CA US
Max WestLRNovember 28, 19166'1"182Dexter, MO US
Bob ZuberRNovember 3, 19285'10"175Stockton, CA US

Average attendance is based upon the number of actual home dates where known (most leagues from 1992 and later). Where the number of home dates is not known, the average is calculated using half the team's total games.




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