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Los Angeles Angels

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The Resume

    (1961- )
    Located in Los Angeles, California (1961-65) and Anaheim, California (1966- )
    Known as the Los Angeles Angels (1961-64, 2006- ), California Angels (1965-96) and Anaheim Angels (1997-2005)
    One World Series Championship (2002)
    Former and current Angels include Robert Belinsky, Alex Johnson, Nolan Ryan, Don Baylor, Reggie Jackson, Don Sutton, Garret Anderson, Tim Salmon and Troy Percival
    Five retired numbers: Jim Fregosi's #11, Gene Autry's #26, Rod Carew's #29, Nolan Ryan's #30 and Jimmie Reese's #50

Why they might be annoying:

    In their inaugural season they played in Los Angeles' version of Wrigley Field.
    During the years of 1962-65, they played at Dodger Stadium.
    Nolan Ryan only won 17 more games than losses during his tenure with the Angels (1972-79).
    The movie 'Angels in the Outfield' is based on their team.
    Garret Anderson spent the 90's being considered the more underrated player in baseball but has since been referred to as the most overrated underrated player in baseball.
    Two words: Rally Monkey.
    They actually accredited the Rally Monkey with helping them win the World Series in 2002.
    They changed their name to the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim (2005).

Why they might not be annoying:

    Their .435 winning percentage in their inaugural year is the best of any expansion team in Major League history.
    Nolan Ryan became the fifth pitcher in Major League history to record two no-hitters in the same season (1973).
    Overall, Nolan Ryan pitched 4 no-hitters with the Angels.
    Reggie Jackson hit his 500th career home run in an Angels uniform.
    Don Sutton won his 300th win in an Angels uniform.
    They managed to upset the Yankees and Twins in the 2002 playoffs.
    They won their first World Series in a game 7 against the San Francisco Giants. (2002)

Credit: His Name is Robert

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Year In Review:

    For 2021, as of last week, Out of 1 Votes: 0% Annoying
    In 2021, Out of 970 Votes: 63.71% Annoying
    In 2020, Out of 83 Votes: 53.01% Annoying
    In 2019, Out of 32 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 3 Votes: 100% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 42 Votes: 64.29% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 114 Votes: 83.33% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 16 Votes: 37.50% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 32 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 21 Votes: 57.14% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 166 Votes: 77.11% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 17 Votes: 58.82% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 98 Votes: 61.22% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 1532 Votes: 66.97% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 992 Votes: 70.06% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 890 Votes: 77.98% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 1008 Votes: 76.39% Annoying
    In 2005, Out of 3420 Votes: 54.24% Annoying
    In 2004, Out of 1782 Votes: 70.31% Annoying
    In 2003, Out of 160 Votes: 75.00% Annoying