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The best baseball players born on Jan. 15

@oapostrophesd
January 15, 2023

Who are the best players born on each day of the year? We have a list for every day on the calendar. Here’s a subjective ranking of the top five for Jan. 15:

10 moments that defined Lee Smith's career

@zachsilver
December 4, 2022

When Lee Smith called it a career after the 1997 season, there was no closer more fruitful in baseball history. He held the record in career saves, with 478. He acquired at least 30 saves 10 times and 40 saves three times, leading the NL four times (and the Majors

The best baseball players born on Oct. 4

October 4, 2022

Who are the best players born on each day of the year? We have a list for every day on the calendar. Here’s a subjective ranking of the top five for Oct. 4.

10 moments that defined Dave Winfield's career

@oapostrophesd
October 2, 2022

Dave Winfield never spent a day in the Minor Leagues. Seems about right. He was a Major presence in every way. In the batter’s box, Winfield would coil his 6-foot-6 frame, ready to whip his bat through the zone to unleash screaming line drives that tested the resolve of pitchers

The best baseball players born on Oct. 1

October 1, 2022

Who are the best players born on each day of the year? We have a list for every day on the calendar. Here’s a subjective ranking of the top five for Oct. 1.

The 600 Home Run Club

Only nine players reside on one of baseball's most exclusive lists
@mattkellyMLB
September 17, 2022

Nearly 20,000 players have appeared in a big league game, but only nine of them can claim the honor of clubbing 600 home runs. The 600 Home Run Club is one of Major League Baseball’s most exclusive lists, one that demands both massive yearly production and remarkable longevity in order

The top Angels Draft pick from every season

July 28, 2022

ANAHEIM -- The Angels had the No. 13 overall pick in the 2022 Draft. Here’s a look at the Halos' first pick, dating back to 1965, when the MLB Draft was instituted:

Out of Ohtani's 1st 100 home runs, these 10 stand out

@_dadler
May 14, 2022

Shohei Ohtani just reached one of the first big career home run milestones: No. 100. The Angels' two-way superstar has had plenty of memorable big flies on his way to 100 homers in the big leagues. Let's revisit the best of them. Here are the top 10 home runs from

Angels no-hitters

May 11, 2022

Angels no-hitter history

MLB.com looks back at every no-hitter in Halos franchise history
May 11, 2022

The Angels that perform miracles don’t only congregate in the outfield -- they're occasionally on the mound. Since their incarnation as a franchise in 1961, the Halos have 12 no-hitters, including one perfect game, with Hall of Famer Nolan Ryan accounting for four of them. MLB.com takes a look back

The best baseball players born on Oct. 9

January 11, 2022

Who are the best players born on each day of the year? We have a list for every day on the calendar. Here’s a subjective ranking of the top five for Oct. 9: 1) Joe Sewell (1898) Sewell, the first of two Hall of Famers on this list, found his

The best baseball players born on Feb. 3

@oapostrophesd
December 20, 2021

Who are the best players born on each day of the year? We have a list for every day on the calendar. Here’s a subjective ranking of the top five for Feb. 3:

10 biggest trades in Angels history

December 8, 2021

ANAHEIM -- The Angels have consummated a fair number of high-profile trades over the course of their history. While their track record is far from perfect, the Halos have not shied away from taking big gambles that have occasionally brought foundational pieces to the organization -- most notably, Hall of

The 5 greatest seasons for Angels pitchers

December 1, 2021

The Angels have had two Cy Young Award winners in their history and have seen pitchers break some memorable records. Here’s the Top 5 individual seasons by a pitcher in club history, according to MLB.com’s Rhett Bollinger.

  1. Dean Chance, 1964 Chance had a breakout season as a 23-year-old in

10 players you forgot played for Angels

December 1, 2021

ANAHEIM -- In an age where it's so rare for a player to spend an entire career with one team, there's bound to be memorable players known for playing with one team, only to have a short stint with another. The Angels have had several such players over the years,

Angels' all-time retired numbers

December 1, 2021

It's been 20 years since the Angels retired a number, a testament to the rarefied nature of that honor within the franchise. Only six numbers have been retired in the club's 58-year history, and just half of those honor players who wore an Angels uniform. While the Angels have expanded

Here's how the Angels got their name

December 1, 2021

The Angels recently celebrated the 60th anniversary of their inception, as the club officially joined the American League as the Los Angeles Angels in 1960. Here’s a look at why the club is called the Angels: ANAHEIM -- Considering that "the Angels" is a direct translation of Los Angeles from

Top 5 moments in Angel Stadium history

December 1, 2021

ANAHEIM -- The Angels have been playing at Angel Stadium since 1966, and there have been many unforgettable moments at the Big A over the years. Here’s a look at the five best moments in Angel Stadium history. 1. Angels clinch World Series title Oct. 27, 2002 After an epic

The Angels' best of all time, by uni number

December 1, 2021

ANAHEIM -- MLB.com is ranking the top players to wear each uniform number for all 30 clubs. The Angels have had 77 different numbers issued in their history, while they have retired No. 11 for Jim Fregosi, No. 26 for former owner Gene Autry, No. 29 for Rod Carew, No.

Angels' all-time roster by best season

December 1, 2021

ANAHEIM -- The Angels have seen their fair share of incredible individual seasons by players throughout their history, so MLB.com is taking a look at the best single season by a player at each position. Here’s who cracks the Angels' list.

Angels' best players not in Cooperstown

December 1, 2021

One of the fun things about the Baseball Hall of Fame is the arguments it elicits about who is deserving of enshrinement and who is not.

Angels' all-time best seasons by hitters

November 30, 2021

MLB.com is ranking the top five individual seasons by a position player for each club, but the Angels are a unique case due to the sheer dominance of superstar Mike Trout. Trout has won three American League MVP Awards and owns the top five seasons in wins above replacement by

5 Angels teams with best records

February 22, 2021

The Angels have won at least 90 games 11 times and have made the postseason 10 times in their 60-year history, including winning 99 games and the 2002 World Series title. But which seasons are the best? Not factoring in the postseason, here is a look at the Top 5

Here are Angels' top homegrown Draft picks

February 15, 2021

There’s always something special about a homegrown talent being drafted by a club and eventually reaching superstar status. Every team has examples of just that and the Angels are no different. They’ve always prided themselves on being an organization that develops talent from within, especially during their run of success

A brief history of Angel Stadium's music

February 11, 2021

ANAHEIM -- One of the unique things about a live baseball game is the music that soundtracks the experience, from the signing of the national anthem before the game, the crowd blaring “Take Me Out To The Ball Game” at the seventh-inning stretch and even the organ music that some