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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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479 107
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
403 83
Nolan Ryan is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Nolan Ryan Pitcher

3
268 89
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
259 60
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
216 77
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
178 58
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
166 61
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
135 65
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
144 64
Wally Joyner is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Wally Joyner First baseman

10
101 39
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
100 46
Brian Downing is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Brian Downing Designated hitter, Left fielder, Catcher

12
123 42
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
101 33
Darin Erstad is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Darin Erstad Left fielder, First baseman, Center fielder

14
122 63
Jered Weaver is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Jered Weaver Starting pitcher

The Best Los Angeles Angels Managers of All Time

15
88 22
Chuck Finley is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Chuck Finley Pitcher

16
120 50
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
145 54
Reggie Jackson is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Reggie Jackson Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

18
126 50
Troy Glaus is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Troy Glaus First baseman, Third baseman

19
151 70
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
115 44
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
83 30
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
82 30
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
92 42
Francisco Rodríguez is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time

24
63 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
62 26
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
74 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 25
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
61 28
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

The Greatest Catchers of All Time

29
45 22
Mike Witt is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Mike Witt Pitcher

30
82 35
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
42 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
60 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
40 21
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
34 9
Dave Winfield is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
tonymannara added Dave Winfield Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

35
41 20
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
52 38
Chone Figgins is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Chone Figgins Outfielder, Infielder, Second baseman

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
41 29
Erick Aybar is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
slaft added Erick Aybar Shortstop

39
41 22
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
34 20
Dean Chance is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Dean Chance Pitcher

42
44 29
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
33 24
Bartolo Colón is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
david-choinacky added Bartolo Colón Starting pitcher, 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
29 12
Dick Schofield is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Dick Schofield Shortstop

46
24 19
Devon White is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Devon White Outfielder, Center fielder

47
37 26
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
36 19
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
26 21
Gary DiSarcina is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Gary DiSarcina Shortstop

50
27 24
Jarrod Washburn is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Jarrod Washburn Starting pitcher, Pitcher