One of several Puerto Rican spray hitters developed by the Pirates in the 1960s,
Mangual was a fourth outfielder and pinch hitter for Oakland's championship clubs
of 1971-75. Angel's brother Pepe was a NL outfielder.
FROM THE BASEBALL CHRONOLOGY
»September 26, 1973: The Twins Bert Blyleven posts his 2nd one-hitter of the season, beating the A's 4–1. Angel Mangual's single in the 5th is the only hit.