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VIDEO: Don Baylor’s two-run homer in ninth inning in Game Five of 1986 ALCS

VIDEO: Don Baylor’s two-run homer in ninth inning in Game Five of 1986 ALCS
February 14, 2017 No Comments »

Most people remember Dave Henderson’s home run in the top of the ninth inning of Game Five of the 1986 American League Championship Series for the Boston Red Sox. The homer tied the game and kept the Angels from winning ... Read More »

VIDEO: Vin Scully on NBC’s Game of the Week in 1986

VIDEO: Vin Scully on NBC’s Game of the Week in 1986
September 26, 2016 No Comments »

Vin Scully, the voice of the Dodgers since before the Eisenhower administration, is retiring this year. His final game will come October 2 in San Francisco. To celebrate Scully’s indelible imprint on the history of the game, here’s a full-game ... Read More »

Magician in The Bronx: What if the Yankees had acquired Rod Carew in 1979?

Magician in The Bronx: What if the Yankees had acquired Rod Carew in 1979?
October 18, 2015 No Comments »

Anyone who saw Rod Carew swing the bat will never forget it. He was a magician with a Louisville Slugger in his hands. The multiple batting titles he won were earned largely off his knack for slicing line drives to ... 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 »