Los Angeles Angels

The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim are a professional baseball team based in Anaheim, California. The Angels are a member of the Western Division of Major League Baseball's American League. The "Angels" name originates from the city that was their original home, Los Angeles. The Angels have been based in Angel Stadium of Anaheim since 1966. An expansion franchise, the club was founded in Los Angeles in 1961. Then the Los Angeles Angels, the team was based at Los Angeles' Wrigley Field (not to be confused with Chicago's stadium of the same name). The team has gone through several name changes in their history, first changing to the California Angels in 1965 to emphasize their status as the only AL team in California. When The Walt Disney Company took control in 1997, it extensively renovated Angel Stadium on the condition that both the stadium's name and the team's name contain the word "Anaheim." Disney was hoping to capitalize on the proximity of nearby Disneyland to enhance the tourism in the area, and thus the team became the Anaheim Angels. In 2005, new owner Arte Moreno wanted to include "Los Angeles" in the team's name, in order to better tap into the Los Angeles media market,


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    The Associated Press 6 hours ago
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    The Associated Press 6 hours ago
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  • Tigers lose finale 2-1, drop 3 of 4 to LA Angels

    The Associated Press 1 day ago
    Miguel Cabrera
    ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Detroit Tigers traveled to Angel Stadium to find out how they stack up against another AL power. They headed home realizing they can't beat anybody if their high-priced lineup doesn't score more runs. David ...
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    David Freese's late HR puts Angels past Tigers 2-1

    The Associated Press 1 day ago
    David Freese
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  • The Associated Press

    Ausmus ejected, Tigers lose to Angels 4-0

    The Associated Press 2 days ago
    Justin Verlander
    ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Detroit manager Brad Ausmus was ejected in the third inning Saturday night. He didn't miss much offense from the Tigers. Michigan native Matt Shoemaker combined with two relievers on a four-hitter, and the Los Angeles Angels ...
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    Navarro hits 1st homer, Angels beat Verlander 4-0

    The Associated Press 2 days ago
    Justin Verlander, Efren Navarro
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