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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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391 88
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
346 68
Nolan Ryan is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Nolan Ryan Pitcher

3
228 68
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
209 50
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
174 65
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
148 42
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
134 52
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
120 48
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
116 56
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
88 34
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
79 22
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
84 41
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
102 36
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
103 50
Jered Weaver is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Jered Weaver Starting pitcher

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15
114 41
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
104 41
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
73 17
Chuck Finley is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Chuck Finley Pitcher

18
124 47
Reggie Jackson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Reggie Jackson Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

19
100 36
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
110 58
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
72 27
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

The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time

22
74 28
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
81 37
Francisco Rodríguez is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time

24
51 7
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
56 22
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
53 23
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
50 23
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
57 26
David Eckstein is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
David Eckstein Second baseman, Shortstop

The Greatest Pitchers of All Time

29
39 19
Mike Witt is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Mike Witt Pitcher

30
64 27
Mike Scioscia is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
SteveFrediani added Mike Scioscia Manager, Catcher

31
35 19
Mark Langston is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Mark Langston Pitcher

32
47 21
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
42 31
Chone Figgins is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Chone Figgins Outfielder, Infielder, Second baseman

34
35 13
Kole Calhoun is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
CMCSS03 added Kole Calhoun Right fielder, Outfielder

35
34 17
Bob Boone is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Bob Boone Manager, Catcher

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36
29 18
Bengie Molina is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
CMCSS03 added Bengie Molina Catcher

37
25 7
Dave Winfield is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
tonymannara added Dave Winfield Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

38
54 34
Andy Messersmith is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time

39
30 21
Sandy Alomar, Sr. is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
SteveFrediani added Sandy Alomar, Sr. Infielder, Second baseman

40
35 22
Mark Trumbo is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
CMCSS03 added Mark Trumbo Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

41
29 18
Dean Chance is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Dean Chance Pitcher

42
22 16
Devon White is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Devon White Outfielder, Center fielder

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43
20 14
Gary Pettis is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
CMCSS03 added Gary Pettis Outfielder, Center fielder

44
30 26
Erick Aybar is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
slaft added Erick Aybar Shortstop

45
22 21
Jarrod Washburn is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Jarrod Washburn Starting pitcher, Pitcher

46
22 19
Bartolo Colón is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
david-choinacky added Bartolo Colón Starting pitcher, Pitcher

47
29 23
Ervin Santana is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Ervin Santana Starting pitcher, Pitcher

48
26 15
Mike Napoli is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
CMCSS03 added Mike Napoli Catcher, First baseman

49
19 19
Gary DiSarcina is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Gary DiSarcina Shortstop

50
22 12
Dick Schofield is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Dick Schofield Shortstop