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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,

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

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

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

The 600 Home Run Club

Only nine players reside on one of baseball's most exclusive lists
September 7, 2021

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 14, 2021

ANAHEIM -- The Angels had the No. 9 overall pick in the 2021 Draft, which took place from July 11-13 in Denver. Here’s a look at the Halos' first pick, dating back to 1965, when the MLB Draft was instituted:

Pujols' 10 most memorable moments

May 6, 2021

When you play 21 Major League seasons, appear in three World Series and make 10 All-Star teams, you're going to accumulate some memorable moments. When you sprinkle 3,000 hits and more than 600 home runs over the course of a career like that, there will be even more. With Pujols

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

Top 5 Opening Day moments in Halos history

February 8, 2021

There’s nothing quite like Opening Day, signifying a fresh start for all 30 clubs and the beginning of the grind of a 162-game season. Every club has had its share of memorable moments on Opening Day, so MLB.com is compiling the Top 5 Opening Day memories for each team. Here’s

Angel Stadium has seen its share of action

February 4, 2021

The Angels have called Angel Stadium home since 1966, but they aren’t the only ones who have utilized the ballpark: several major events have been held there over the years. The club was also a co-tenant with the NFL’s Los Angeles Rams from 1980-94 and served as the home stadium

Here are the top 5 Angels debut seasons

February 1, 2021

There’s nothing quite like a debut season to make a positive first impression for the fans. There have been so many memorable debut seasons for players, whether it’s as a rookie, after a trade or after a signing with a new team. MLB.com is compiling the Top 5 debut seasons

Unique touches define history of Big A

January 28, 2021

ANAHEIM -- When it comes to older stadiums, most fans think of Chicago’s Wrigley Field, Boston’s Fenway Park or even Los Angeles’ Dodger Stadium. But Angel Stadium is the fourth-oldest ballpark in the Majors, as it debuted in 1966 after the club moved from Los Angeles and became the then-California

Why did the Angels move to Anaheim?

January 21, 2021

ANAHEIM -- The Angels have called Anaheim home since 1966 after playing one season at Los Angeles' Wrigley Field in their inaugural season in '61 and four seasons at Dodger Stadium, which the organization referred to as Chavez Ravine for home games. But why did the Angels choose Anaheim as

Top 5 Angels pitching games of all time

January 18, 2021

ANAHEIM – With a perfect game and 10 no-hitters since their inception in 1961, the Angels have had several incredible pitching performances over the years. MLB.com is ranking the Top 5 pitching performances for all 30 clubs, so here’s a look at the Angels’ Top 5 individual pitching performances in

Angels' retired numbers, club Hall of Fame

January 14, 2021

ANAHEIM -- Beyond the right-field fence at Angel Stadium the club displays its six retired numbers, while the organization also created its own Angels Hall of Fame in 1988. But what is the criteria to receive both honors? It’s a question a committee of Angels executives and former players ponder

Angels' best single-game hitting displays

January 11, 2021

Every now and then a player surprises with an incredible individual performance in a game, setting team records along the way. The Angels have had those kinds of games from superstars but also from unheralded players as well. Here’s a look at the Top 5 individual performances in a game

Big A still standing proud, 55 years later

January 8, 2021

ANAHEIM -- The Angels have called Angel Stadium home since 1966 and fans often affectionately refer to it as the “Big A.” It was a term coined by longtime sports columnist and radio host Bud Furillo, who was then the sports editor at the now-defunct Herald Examiner. It was a