Baseball 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.
list ordered by

1
666 136
Mike Trout is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Outfielder

2
523 108
Nolan Ryan is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Pitcher

3
385 80
Vladimir Guerrero is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

4
346 112
Rod Carew is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Infielder, First baseman, Second baseman

5
296 90
Tim Salmon is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Right fielder

6
234 71
Garret Anderson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Outfielder, Left fielder

7
204 74
Jim Edmonds is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
First baseman, Center fielder

8
172 78
Bobby Grich is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Second baseman

9
136 49
Jim Fregosi is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Manager, Shortstop

10
128 53
Brian Downing is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Designated hitter, Left fielder, Catcher

11
142 40
Darin Erstad is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Left fielder, First baseman, Center fielder

12
165 50
Troy Percival is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Relief pitcher, Pitcher

13
172 73
Wally Joyner is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
First baseman

14
155 74
Jered Weaver is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Starting pitcher

15
157 55
Troy Glaus is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
First baseman, Third baseman

16
119 26
Chuck Finley is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Pitcher

17
159 60
Torii Hunter is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Right fielder, Center fielder

18
203 90
Albert Pujols is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
MobyWaller added First baseman

19
185 68
Reggie Jackson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

20
145 51
Jim Abbott is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Starting pitcher, Pitcher

21
106 34
Frank Tanana is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
SteveFrediani added Pitcher

22
126 48
Francisco Rodríguez is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time

23
106 37
Chili Davis is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

24
89 13
Don Baylor is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Designated hitter, Outfielder, Left fielder

25
84 33
Fred Lynn is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Outfielder, Center fielder