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Wild Card Teams who got to the World Series

Wild Card Teams who got to the World Series
September 9, 2016 No Comments »

The wild card format was introduced in Major League Baseball in 1994 when the league also split into three divisions. Each league had four playoff teams (the three division winners and one wild card) until 2012. In 2012 a second ... Read More »

Five biggest disappointments of the 2012 baseball season

Five biggest disappointments of the 2012 baseball season
September 16, 2012 1 Comment »

Another regular season is winding down, and with only about three weeks left, it’s not too early to select the big disappointments of the 2012 major league season. Jose Reyes and the Marlins What costs $124 million and doesn’t make ... Read More »

Anaheim Angels All-Time Team

Anaheim Angels All-Time Team
August 28, 2012 No Comments »

LA, California, Anaheim, and LA again: whichever name they went by the Halos have some heavenly players. The rotation is stacked, led by flamethrowers Ryan, Tanana, Langston, and Finley. Young Mike Trout keys the offense. Read More »

When Angels’ pitching playboy Bo Belinsky owned Los Angeles

When Angels’ pitching playboy Bo Belinsky owned Los Angeles
August 24, 2012 No Comments »

After throwing a no-hitter in just his fourth big league start, Bo Belinsky crooned, “If music be the food of love, by all means let the band play on.” If tossing a gem would bring him attention and affection, Bo ... Read More »

All-Star center fielder Mick the Quick was one of a kind

All-Star center fielder Mick the Quick was one of a kind
August 23, 2012 No Comments »

Sitting in his office at The Big A in Anaheim in 1974, Angels’ manager Bobby Winkles was asked to describe his star center fielder Mickey Rivers. Reporters surrounding his desk watched in amusement as Winkles stared at his wall, scrunched ... Read More »

Only World Series champions without Hall of Famers

Only World Series champions without Hall of Famers
November 1, 2010 4 Comments »

From 1903-1989, every World Series winning team except two have boasted at least one future Hall of Famer on their roster. In most of the cases, the winning team has had more than one player who have gone on to ... Read More »