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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
552 121
Mike Trout is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Outfielder, Center fielder

2
449 91
Nolan Ryan is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Pitcher

3
297 97
Rod Carew is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Infielder, First baseman, Second baseman

4
306 68
Vladimir Guerrero is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

5
247 78
Tim Salmon is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Right fielder

6
203 62
Garret Anderson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Outfielder, Left fielder

7
183 67
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
151 71
Bobby Grich is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Second baseman

9
114 45
Jim Fregosi is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Manager, Shortstop

10
116 36
Darin Erstad is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Left fielder, First baseman, Center fielder

11
152 70
Wally Joyner is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
First baseman

12
107 50
Brian Downing is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Designated hitter, Left fielder, Catcher

13
139 48
Troy Percival is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Relief pitcher, Pitcher

14
134 68
Jered Weaver is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Starting pitcher

15
134 53
Torii Hunter is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Right fielder, Center fielder

16
139 53
Troy Glaus is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
First baseman, Third baseman

17
178 79
Albert Pujols is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
MobyWaller added First baseman

18
98 25
Chuck Finley is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Pitcher

19
159 60
Reggie Jackson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

20
128 46
Jim Abbott is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Starting pitcher, Pitcher

21
91 32
Frank Tanana is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
SteveFrediani added Pitcher

22
109 45
Francisco Rodríguez is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time

23
92 34
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
69 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
69 29
Fred Lynn is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Outfielder, Center fielder

26
82 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
63 27
Doug DeCinces is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
SteveFrediani added Third baseman

28
67 32
John Lackey is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Starting pitcher, Pitcher

29
51 24
Mike Witt is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Pitcher

30
48 24
Mark Langston is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Pitcher

31
91 42
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
69 30
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
48 25
Bengie Molina is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
CMCSS03 added Catcher

34
59 41
Chone Figgins is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Outfielder, Infielder, Second baseman

35
41 12
Dave Winfield is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
tonymannara added Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

36
47 23
Bob Boone is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Manager, Catcher

37
41 22
Dean Chance is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Pitcher

38
48 25
Kole Calhoun is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
CMCSS03 added Right fielder, Outfielder

39
45 34
Erick Aybar is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
slaft added Shortstop

40
58 38
Andy Messersmith is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time

41
36 25
Sandy Alomar, Sr. is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
SteveFrediani added Infielder, Second baseman

42
30 19
Gary Pettis is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
CMCSS03 added Outfielder, Center fielder

43
39 27
Bartolo Colón is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
david-choinacky added Starting pitcher, Pitcher

44
50 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
29 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
30 22
Gary DiSarcina is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Shortstop

47
32 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
32 15
Dick Schofield is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
Shortstop

49
30 27
Mo Vaughn is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
CMCSS03 added First baseman

50
39 22
Mike Napoli is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of All Time
CMCSS03 added Catcher, First baseman