Carney Ray Lansford (February 7, 1957) is a former Major League third baseman who played for three different teams during his 15-year career. The California Angels selected Lansford in the third round of the 1975 amateur draft, and upon his 1978 big league debut, became one of the team’s best rookie players. After just a few seasons with the Angeles (1978-1980), the team traded him to the Boston Red Sox (1981-1982), with Lansford taking the American League batting title in the strike-shortened 1981 season, as well as earning a Silver Slugger Award. The emergence of Wade Boggs in the BoSox organization led to Lansford being sent to the Oakland Athletics (1983-1992), and established himself as their star third baseman during late-1980s and early-1990s reign, including his sole All-Star Game selection (1988). He retired with one World Series ring (1989) in three appearances, a career .290 average, 151 home runs, 224 stolen bases, and 874 RBI.