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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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326 70
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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2
295 57
Nolan Ryan is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Nolan Ryan Pitcher

3
201 53
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

4
172 40
Vladimir Guerrero is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Vladimir Guerrero Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

5
145 55
Tim Salmon is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Tim Salmon Right fielder

6
125 36
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

7
117 45
Jim Edmonds is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Jim Edmonds First baseman, Center fielder

8
109 40
Wally Joyner is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Wally Joyner First baseman

9
108 49
Bobby Grich is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Bobby Grich Second baseman

10
70 19
Darin Erstad is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Darin Erstad Left fielder, First baseman, Center fielder

11
77 37
Brian Downing is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Brian Downing Designated hitter, Left fielder, Catcher

12
94 43
Jered Weaver is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Jered Weaver Starting pitcher

13
75 31
Jim Fregosi is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Jim Fregosi Manager, Shortstop

14
88 31
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

15
91 36
Torii Hunter is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Torii Hunter Right fielder, Center fielder

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16
103 39
Troy Glaus is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Troy Glaus First baseman, Third baseman

17
110 40
Reggie Jackson is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Reggie Jackson Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

18
61 14
Chuck Finley is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Chuck Finley Pitcher

19
90 33
Jim Abbott is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Jim Abbott Starting pitcher, Pitcher

20
90 46
Albert Pujols is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
MobyWaller added Albert Pujols First baseman

21
62 23
Frank Tanana is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
SteveFrediani added Frank Tanana Pitcher

22
68 25
Chili Davis is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Chili Davis Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

23
72 33
Francisco Rodríguez is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time

24
48 20
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

25
40 7
Don Baylor is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Don Baylor Designated hitter, Outfielder, Left fielder

26
49 21
Doug DeCinces is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
SteveFrediani added Doug DeCinces Third baseman

27
51 24
David Eckstein is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
David Eckstein Second baseman, Shortstop

28
43 21
John Lackey is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
John Lackey Starting pitcher, Pitcher

29
35 16
Mike Witt is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Mike Witt Pitcher

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30
31 17
Mark Langston is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Mark Langston Pitcher

31
54 24
Mike Scioscia is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
SteveFrediani added Mike Scioscia Manager, Catcher

32
42 17
Howard Kendrick is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Howard Kendrick Left fielder, First baseman, Second baseman

33
52 31
Andy Messersmith is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time

34
37 29
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

35
21 5
Dave Winfield is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
tonymannara added Dave Winfield Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

36
29 12
Kole Calhoun is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
CMCSS03 added Kole Calhoun Right fielder, Outfielder

37
29 16
Bob Boone is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Bob Boone Manager, Catcher

38
28 20
Sandy Alomar, Sr. is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
SteveFrediani added Sandy Alomar, Sr. Infielder, Second baseman

39
25 17
Bengie Molina is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
CMCSS03 added Bengie Molina Catcher

40
29 24
Erick Aybar is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
slaft added Erick Aybar Shortstop

41
29 18
Mark Trumbo is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
CMCSS03 added Mark Trumbo Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

42
17 12
Gary Pettis is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
CMCSS03 added Gary Pettis Outfielder, Center fielder

43
26 17
Dean Chance is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Dean Chance Pitcher

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44
19 16
Devon White is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Devon White Outfielder, Center fielder

45
18 16
Mo Vaughn is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
CMCSS03 added Mo Vaughn First baseman

46
18 17
Gary DiSarcina is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Gary DiSarcina Shortstop

47
19 18
Bartolo Colón is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
david-choinacky added Bartolo Colón Starting pitcher, Pitcher

48
18 20
Jarrod Washburn is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Jarrod Washburn Starting pitcher, Pitcher

49
19 9
Bobby Bonds is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
tonymannara added Bobby Bonds Right fielder, Outfielder

50
25 22
Ervin Santana is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Ervin Santana Starting pitcher, Pitcher