21 Facts About Los Angeles Angels


Los Angeles Angels are an American professional baseball team based in the Los Angeles metropolitan area.

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The Angels compete in Major League Baseball as a member club of the American League West division.

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Los Angeles Angels won the World Series in 2002, their first and only championship appearance to date.

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The Los Angeles Angels were one of two expansion teams established as a result of the 1961 Major League Baseball expansion, along with the second incarnation of the Washington Senators.

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Under Disney's ownership and the leadership of manager Mike Scioscia, the Los Angeles Angels won their first pennant and World Series championship in 2002.

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The California Spectacular has a running waterfall, and shoots fireworks from the rocks before every game; anytime the Los Angeles Angels hit a home run or win a home game the fireworks shoot from the rocks as well.

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Los Angeles Angels organization was the first North American team to employ the use of thundersticks.

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Rally Monkey is a mascot for the Angels which appears if the Angels are losing a game or if the game is tied from the 7th inning on, but sometimes earlier depending on the situation.

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Amid fervid rally-monkey themed fan support, the Los Angeles Angels proceeded to score six unanswered runs over the next two innings, winning the game and turning the momentum of the series for good.

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From 2004 to 2009, the Los Angeles Angels reached the postseason five times, sparking a renewal of the Rally Monkey's popularity.

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Los Angeles Angels have developed many rivalries in and outside of their division.

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In 2019, the Los Angeles Angels were fifth in MLB in attendance, with a total of 3,019,012 people.

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In 2009, the Los Angeles Angels were voted as the number one franchise in professional sports in Fan Value by ESPN magazine.

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Los Angeles Angels have used ten different logos and three different color combinations throughout their history.

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Directly after this from 1971 to 1985, the Los Angeles Angels adopted a logo that had the word "Los Angeles Angels" written on an outline of the State of California.

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In 1986, the Los Angeles Angels adopted the "big A" on top of a baseball as their new logo, with the shadow of California in the background.

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The Los Angeles Angels used this logo from 1993 to 1996, during that time, the "CA" was either on top of a blue circle or with nothing else.

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The Los Angeles Angels had announced in November 2009 that Markas and Mark Gubicza would broadcast Los Angeles Angels' televised games, with Terry Smith and Jose Mota handling the radio side.

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Three months into the 2021 season, Sutton and the Los Angeles Angels parted ways, and former Miami Marlins announcer Rich Waltz took over as a substitute.

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Waltz only lasted until the end of the 2021 season, after which the Los Angeles Angels tapped studio host Patrick O'Neal to serve as Vasgersian's substitute.

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Los Angeles Angels have one member in the Hall of Fame, Vladimir Guerrero, who was inducted in 2018.

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