sports The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time

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This is a list of the greatest Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim players .The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim (formerly the California and Anaheim Angels) have had a star-crossed history. The team has managed to attract top talent in its past, but these stars have been either a wee bit or entirely past their prime. But that doesn't mean the team hasn't had it's fair share of great players. In 2002, the Angels surprised many when they not only had a great season, but also won the franchise's only World Series title.

Many of the greatest Angels players have been homegrown, with a few exceptions along the way. Tim Salmon is one of the best Angels of all time. The rightfielder spent his entire career in Anaheim and won the 1993 American League Rookie of the Year and the 2002 Comeback Player of the Year after a subpar campaign the year before. Salmon holds the Angels record for home runs and had over 1,000 RBis in his career. 

Another homegrown player is Mike Trout. In his first season, Trout took the league by storm. He led the league in several statistical categories, including runs scored, stolen bases with 49, and a WAR (wins over replacement) with a 10.4 mark. He won the American League Rookie of the Year and finished second to Miguel Cabrera in the MVP voting. The rare five-tool player, Trout represents what should be a bright future for the team and is already in talks to be one of the best Angels ever.

The greatest players in Angels history fill out this list. There many familiar names on this list and if you notice someone is missing, feel free to add him to this list of the greatest Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of all time. Vote or rerank the list to what you think it should look like.

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Mike Trout is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Mike Trout Outfielder, Center fielder

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Nolan Ryan is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Nolan Ryan Pitcher

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Rod Carew is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Rod Carew Infielder, First baseman Second baseman

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Tim Salmon is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Tim Salmon Right fielder

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Vladimir Guerrero is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Vladimir Guerrero Designated hitter, Right fielder Outfielder

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Garret Anderson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Garret Anderson Outfielder, Left fielder

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Bobby Grich is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Bobby Grich Second baseman

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Jim Edmonds is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Jim Edmonds First baseman, Center fielder

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Wally Joyner is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Wally Joyner First baseman

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Brian Downing is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Brian Downing Designated hitter, Left fielder Catcher

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Jered Weaver is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Jered Weaver Starting pitcher

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Jim Fregosi is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Jim Fregosi Manager, Shortstop

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Darin Erstad is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Darin Erstad Left fielder, First baseman Center fielder

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Troy Percival is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Troy Percival Relief pitcher, Pitcher

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Troy Glaus is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Troy Glaus First baseman, Third baseman

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Torii Hunter is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Torii Hunter Right fielder, Center fielder

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Chili Davis is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Chili Davis Designated hitter, Right fielder Outfielder

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Frank Tanana is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Frank Tanana Pitcher

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Reggie Jackson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Reggie Jackson Designated hitter, Right fielder Outfielder

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Chuck Finley is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Chuck Finley Pitcher

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Jim Abbott is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Jim Abbott Starting pitcher, Pitcher

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Albert Pujols is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Albert Pujols First baseman

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Francisco Rodríguez is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time

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Fred Lynn is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Fred Lynn Outfielder, Center fielder

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Doug DeCinces is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Doug DeCinces Third baseman

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Mike Witt is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Mike Witt Pitcher

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Don Baylor is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Don Baylor Designated hitter, Outfielder Left fielder

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David Eckstein is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
David Eckstein Second baseman, Shortstop

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John Lackey is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
John Lackey Starting pitcher, Pitcher

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Mark Langston is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Mark Langston Pitcher

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Howard Kendrick is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Howard Kendrick Left fielder, First baseman Second baseman

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Mike Scioscia is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Mike Scioscia Manager, Catcher

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Andy Messersmith is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time

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Chone Figgins is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Chone Figgins Outfielder, Infielder Second baseman

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Sandy Alomar, Sr. is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Sandy Alomar, Sr. Infielder, Second baseman

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Bob Boone is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Bob Boone Manager, Catcher

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Mo Vaughn is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Mo Vaughn First baseman

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Bengie Molina is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Bengie Molina Catcher

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Erick Aybar is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Erick Aybar Shortstop

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Gary Pettis is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Gary Pettis Outfielder, Center fielder

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Mark Trumbo is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Mark Trumbo Designated hitter, Right fielder Outfielder

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Dean Chance is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Dean Chance Pitcher

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Jarrod Washburn is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Jarrod Washburn Starting pitcher, Pitcher

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Gary DiSarcina is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Gary DiSarcina Shortstop

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Kole Calhoun is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Kole Calhoun Right fielder, Outfielder

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Bobby Bonds is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Bobby Bonds Right fielder, Outfielder

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Devon White is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Devon White Outfielder, Center fielder

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Dave Winfield is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Dave Winfield Designated hitter, Right fielder Outfielder

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Ervin Santana is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Ervin Santana Starting pitcher, Pitcher

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Bartolo Colón is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Bartolo Colón Starting pitcher, Pitcher