Happy 50th anniversary to the Angels

1. The team has had a number of incarnations:

  • Los Angeles Angels (308-338 W-L, 1961 – 1964)
  • California Angels (2440-2616 W-L, 1965 – 1996) – 3 Playoff Appearances
  • Anaheim Angels (664-632 W-L, 1997 – 2004) – 1 World Championship, 1 Pennant, and 2 Playoff Appearances
  • Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim (555-417 W-L, 2005 – 2010) – 4 Playoff Appearances
  • Overall (3967-4003 W-L, 1961 – 2010) – One World Championship (2002), eight West Division titles, one Pennant, and nine Playoff Appearances

2. The recently retired Garret Anderson is the franchise leader in games (2013), hits (2368), doubles (489), RBI (1292)
3. Jim Fregosi is the franchise leader in triples with 70.
4. Tim Salmon is the franchise leader in homers with 299, strikeouts (1360) and walks (970).
5. Chone Figgins is the franchise leader with 280 steals.
6. Troy Percival is the pitching leader in games with 579 and saves with 316.
7. Chuck Finley is the franchise leader with 165 wins and 140 losses.
8. Nolan Ryan is the franchise leader with 2416 strikeouts and 1302 walks.
9. Yankees pitcher Eli Grba was the first player chosen by the Angels.