On November 14, 1988 — The Angels announce Doug Rader will replace Cookie Rojas, their fired rookie manager who stunned when the improved fourth-place team (75-79) released him with eight games left in the regular season. The Halos’ new skipper compiled a 155-200 (.437) record while piloting the Rangers from 1982 to 1985.


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