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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.

1
539 119
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
442 88
Nolan Ryan is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Nolan Ryan Pitcher

3
298 66
Vladimir Guerrero is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Vladimir Guerrero Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

4
289 97
Rod Carew is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Rod Carew Infielder, First baseman, Second baseman

5
241 78
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
200 60
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
179 66
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
148 71
Bobby Grich is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Bobby Grich Second baseman

9
112 44
Jim Fregosi is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Jim Fregosi Manager, Shortstop

10
151 69
Wally Joyner is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Wally Joyner First baseman

11
113 36
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
135 47
Troy Percival is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Troy Percival Relief pitcher, Pitcher

13
104 50
Brian Downing is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Brian Downing Designated hitter, Left fielder, Catcher

14
131 67
Jered Weaver is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Jered Weaver Starting pitcher

15
137 53
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

16
130 53
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

17
97 25
Chuck Finley is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Chuck Finley Pitcher

18
174 79
Albert Pujols is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
MobyWaller added Albert Pujols First baseman

19
156 59
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

20
126 46
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
90 32
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
91 33
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
106 45
Francisco Rodríguez is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time

24
68 11
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
69 28
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
80 33
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
62 27
Doug DeCinces is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
SteveFrediani added Doug DeCinces Third baseman

28
64 32
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
50 24
Mike Witt is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Mike Witt Pitcher

30
47 24
Mark Langston is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Mark Langston Pitcher

31
90 41
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
67 30
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
46 25
Bengie Molina is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
CMCSS03 added Bengie Molina Catcher

34
47 22
Bob Boone is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Bob Boone Manager, Catcher

35
57 41
Chone Figgins is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Chone Figgins Outfielder, Infielder, Second baseman

36
37 12
Dave Winfield is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
tonymannara added Dave Winfield Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

37
36 24
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
30 18
Gary Pettis is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
CMCSS03 added Gary Pettis Outfielder, Center fielder

39
40 22
Dean Chance is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Dean Chance Pitcher

40
44 33
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
47 25
Kole Calhoun is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
CMCSS03 added Kole Calhoun Right fielder, Outfielder

42
57 38
Andy Messersmith is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time

43
50 32
Mark Trumbo is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
CMCSS03 added Mark Trumbo Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

44
37 26
Bartolo Colón is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
david-choinacky added Bartolo Colón Starting pitcher, Pitcher

45
28 20
Devon White is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Devon White Outfielder, Center fielder

46
29 22
Gary DiSarcina is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Gary DiSarcina Shortstop

47
32 14
Dick Schofield is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Dick Schofield Shortstop

48
30 12
Bobby Bonds is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
tonymannara added Bobby Bonds Right fielder, Outfielder

49
38 21
Mike Napoli is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
CMCSS03 added Mike Napoli Catcher, First baseman

50
29 26
Mo Vaughn is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
CMCSS03 added Mo Vaughn First baseman