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
615 131
Mike Trout is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Outfielder, Center fielder

2
488 98
Nolan Ryan is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Pitcher

3
346 73
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
275 83
Tim Salmon is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Right fielder

5
315 104
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
219 67
Garret Anderson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Outfielder, Left fielder

7
193 71
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
165 75
Bobby Grich is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Second baseman

9
126 46
Jim Fregosi is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Manager, Shortstop

10
120 51
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
131 38
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 71
Wally Joyner is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
First baseman

13
152 49
Troy Percival is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Relief pitcher, Pitcher

14
148 56
Torii Hunter is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Right fielder, Center fielder

15
145 71
Jered Weaver is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Starting pitcher

16
112 26
Chuck Finley is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Pitcher

17
148 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
193 86
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
140 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
172 65
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
99 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
118 46
Francisco Rodríguez is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time

23
100 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
83 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
78 31
Fred Lynn is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Outfielder, Center fielder