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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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455 100
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

2
389 79
Nolan Ryan is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Nolan Ryan Pitcher

3
258 84
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
249 55
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
201 72
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
168 54
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
156 57
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
137 59
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
128 61
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
94 36
Jim Fregosi is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Jim Fregosi Manager, Shortstop

11
93 27
Darin Erstad is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Darin Erstad Left fielder, First baseman, Center fielder

12
92 43
Brian Downing is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Brian Downing Designated hitter, Left fielder, Catcher

13
115 39
Troy Percival is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Troy Percival Relief pitcher, Pitcher

14
142 51
Reggie Jackson is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Reggie Jackson Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

The Best Los Angeles Angels Managers of All Time

15
117 47
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

16
115 60
Jered Weaver is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Jered Weaver Starting pitcher

17
121 46
Troy Glaus is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Troy Glaus First baseman, Third baseman

18
82 20
Chuck Finley is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Chuck Finley Pitcher

19
142 66
Albert Pujols is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
MobyWaller added Albert Pujols First baseman

20
109 41
Jim Abbott is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Jim Abbott Starting pitcher, Pitcher

21
78 29
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

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22
80 29
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
87 41
Francisco Rodríguez is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time

24
57 9
Don Baylor is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Don Baylor Designated hitter, Outfielder, Left fielder

25
60 25
Fred Lynn is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Fred Lynn Outfielder, Center fielder

26
68 28
David Eckstein is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
David Eckstein Second baseman, Shortstop

27
58 28
John Lackey is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
John Lackey Starting pitcher, Pitcher

28
55 25
Doug DeCinces is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
SteveFrediani added Doug DeCinces Third baseman

The Greatest Catchers of All Time

29
78 33
Mike Scioscia is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
SteveFrediani added Mike Scioscia Manager, Catcher

30
43 22
Mike Witt is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Mike Witt Pitcher

31
40 21
Mark Langston is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Mark Langston Pitcher

32
56 26
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
33 9
Dave Winfield is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
tonymannara added Dave Winfield Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

34
51 37
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
35 20
Bengie Molina is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
CMCSS03 added Bengie Molina Catcher

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36
41 28
Erick Aybar is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
slaft added Erick Aybar Shortstop

37
34 21
Sandy Alomar, Sr. is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
SteveFrediani added Sandy Alomar, Sr. Infielder, Second baseman

38
38 20
Bob Boone is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Bob Boone Manager, Catcher

39
40 21
Kole Calhoun is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
CMCSS03 added Kole Calhoun Right fielder, Outfielder

40
54 36
Andy Messersmith is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time

41
32 23
Bartolo Colón is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
david-choinacky added Bartolo Colón Starting pitcher, Pitcher

42
42 28
Mark Trumbo is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
CMCSS03 added Mark Trumbo Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

The Best Hitters in Baseball History

43
32 20
Dean Chance is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Dean Chance Pitcher

44
24 17
Gary Pettis is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
CMCSS03 added Gary Pettis Outfielder, Center fielder

45
36 18
Mike Napoli is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
CMCSS03 added Mike Napoli Catcher, First baseman

46
36 25
Ervin Santana is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Ervin Santana Starting pitcher, Pitcher

47
24 19
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

48
26 23
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
27 12
Dick Schofield is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Dick Schofield Shortstop

50
25 21
Gary DiSarcina is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Gary DiSarcina Shortstop