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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
575 126
Mike Trout is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Outfielder, Center fielder

2
465 94
Nolan Ryan is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Pitcher

3
322 68
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
256 79
Tim Salmon is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Right fielder

5
304 101
Rod Carew is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Infielder, First baseman, Second baseman

6
207 65
Garret Anderson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Outfielder, Left fielder

7
186 69
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
155 73
Bobby Grich is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Second baseman

9
123 36
Darin Erstad is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Left fielder, First baseman, Center fielder

10
118 46
Jim Fregosi is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Manager, Shortstop

11
144 48
Troy Percival is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Relief pitcher, Pitcher

12
156 71
Wally Joyner is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
First baseman

13
110 51
Brian Downing is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Designated hitter, Left fielder, Catcher

14
139 68
Jered Weaver is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Starting pitcher

15
106 25
Chuck Finley is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Pitcher

16
138 54
Torii Hunter is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Right fielder, Center fielder

17
143 54
Troy Glaus is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
First baseman, Third baseman

18
184 82
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
133 47
Jim Abbott is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Starting pitcher, Pitcher

20
162 64
Reggie Jackson is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

21
93 33
Frank Tanana is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
SteveFrediani added Pitcher

22
114 45
Francisco Rodríguez is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time

23
94 36
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
75 11
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
73 30
Fred Lynn is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Outfielder, Center fielder

26
85 33
David Eckstein is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Second baseman, Shortstop

27
72 32
John Lackey is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Starting pitcher, Pitcher

28
66 28
Doug DeCinces is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
SteveFrediani added Third baseman

29
54 25
Mike Witt is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Pitcher

30
50 24
Mark Langston is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Pitcher

31
95 45
Mike Scioscia is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
SteveFrediani added Manager, Catcher

32
71 31
Howard Kendrick is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Left fielder, First baseman, Second baseman

33
45 12
Dave Winfield is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
tonymannara added Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

34
50 26
Bengie Molina is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
CMCSS03 added Catcher

35
63 41
Chone Figgins is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Outfielder, Infielder, Second baseman

36
49 24
Bob Boone is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Manager, Catcher

37
51 25
Kole Calhoun is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
CMCSS03 added Right fielder, Outfielder

38
43 27
Bartolo Colón is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
david-choinacky added Starting pitcher, Pitcher

39
32 19
Gary Pettis is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
CMCSS03 added Outfielder, Center fielder

40
42 23
Dean Chance is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Pitcher

41
47 35
Erick Aybar is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
slaft added Shortstop

42
38 26
Sandy Alomar, Sr. is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
SteveFrediani added Infielder, Second baseman

43
58 38
Andy Messersmith is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time

44
53 33
Mark Trumbo is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
CMCSS03 added Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

45
31 21
Devon White is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Outfielder, Center fielder

46
31 22
Gary DiSarcina is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Shortstop

47
34 13
Bobby Bonds is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
tonymannara added Right fielder, Outfielder

48
34 16
Dick Schofield is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Shortstop

49
40 22
Mike Napoli is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
CMCSS03 added Catcher, First baseman

50
40 30
Ervin Santana is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Starting pitcher, Pitcher