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  • All time Angels 25 man roster

    C: Bob Boone, Mike Napoli
    1B: Wally Joyner, Rod Carew
    2B: Bobby Grich, Howie Kendrick
    3B: Troy Glaus, Chone Figgins
    SS: Jim Fregosi, Erick Aybar
    LF: Garret Anderson, Brian Downing
    CF: Mike Trout, Darren Erstad
    RF: Tim Salmon
    SP: Chuck Finley, Nolan Ryan, Jered Weaver, Frank Tanana, Mark Langston
    RP: Troy Percival, Francisco Rodriguez, Scot Shields, Bob Lee, Bryan Harvey

    How many games would this team win against 2016 competition if all of these Angels players were together in their Angels prime?

    The way I see it is the starting pitching would be the best is baseball as would the bullpen. The hitting would be at or near the best with easily the strongest bench. All that said 110 wins would be possible.
    My dream ballpark dimensions
    LF: 388 Feet...Height 37 Feet...LCF: 455 Feet...CF: 542 Feet...Height 35 Feet
    RCF: 471 Feet...RF: 400 Feet...Height 60 Feet
    Location....San Diego

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    Surprised to not see Vlad Guerrero in RF with (or instead of Tim Salmon) given what he did in his six years with the Halos. I think an argument could also be made for Lance Parrish over Napoli behind the plate...especially if comparing them past just their time in an Angels uni, but also what they did with other teams.

    But I've always been a Nap fan ever since we watched him play in A ball for a couple seasons in Rancho. Scioscia really hurt him IMO when he insisted on platooning Mike with Jeff Mathis for what like the longest waste of time experiment...before letting Mike get away to TX, and letting the team continue to struggle with the misadventures of Mathis.
    In memory of "Catchingcoach" - Dave Weaver: February 28, 1955 - June 17, 2011

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    • #3
      Originally posted by mudvnine View Post
      Surprised to not see Vlad Guerrero in RF with (or instead of Tim Salmon) given what he did in his six years with the Halos. I think an argument could also be made for Lance Parrish over Napoli behind the plate...especially if comparing them past just their time in an Angels uni, but also what they did with other teams.

      But I've always been a Nap fan ever since we watched him play in A ball for a couple seasons in Rancho. Scioscia really hurt him IMO when he insisted on platooning Mike with Jeff Mathis for what like the longest waste of time experiment...before letting Mike get away to TX, and letting the team continue to struggle with the misadventures of Mathis.
      I looked at Angels career only. Parrish wouldn't be far behind Napoli. The trade of Napoli to Toronto for Wells was the worst in Angels history IMO. Erstad over Guerrero for the last OF spot was a tough one. Tremendous MVP caliber 2000 season and fantastic all around player. Not as good as Vlad but did play a key role in our 2002 World series title!
      My dream ballpark dimensions
      LF: 388 Feet...Height 37 Feet...LCF: 455 Feet...CF: 542 Feet...Height 35 Feet
      RCF: 471 Feet...RF: 400 Feet...Height 60 Feet
      Location....San Diego

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      • #4
        Andrelton Simmons hasn't been with the Angels long enough, but recently was ranked as one of the ten best shortstops playing today. He gets in because of his fielding. He may very well be the best I've ever seen and is considered by many as the finest fielding shortstop in the game. He's been robbed twice for the Gold Glove IMHO. Anyway Bill Ripkin, Cal's brother who works for MLB Now, said a few days ago that he wasn't impressed with his fielding. Wow!

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        • #5
          Originally posted by Sockeye View Post
          C: Bob Boone, Mike Napoli
          1B: Wally Joyner, Rod Carew
          2B: Bobby Grich, Howie Kendrick
          3B: Troy Glaus, Chone Figgins
          SS: Jim Fregosi, Erick Aybar
          LF: Garret Anderson, Brian Downing
          CF: Mike Trout, Darren Erstad
          RF: Tim Salmon
          SP: Chuck Finley, Nolan Ryan, Jered Weaver, Frank Tanana, Mark Langston
          RP: Troy Percival, Francisco Rodriguez, Scot Shields, Bob Lee, Bryan Harvey

          How many games would this team win against 2016 competition if all of these Angels players were together in their Angels prime?

          The way I see it is the starting pitching would be the best is baseball as would the bullpen. The hitting would be at or near the best with easily the strongest bench. All that said 110 wins would be possible.
          With that rotation I might add 5-10 wins.
          27 World Championships
          22 retired numbers
          Isn't it great to be a Yankee fan?
          Baseball was, is, and always will be to me the best sport-Babe Ruth

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          • #6
            Originally posted by SABR Steve View Post
            Andrelton Simmons hasn't been with the Angels long enough, but recently was ranked as one of the ten best shortstops playing today. He gets in because of his fielding. He may very well be the best I've ever seen and is considered by many as the finest fielding shortstop in the game. He's been robbed twice for the Gold Glove IMHO. Anyway Bill Ripkin, Cal's brother who works for MLB Now, said a few days ago that he wasn't impressed with his fielding. Wow!
            Wow indeed. Simmons is the best defensive short stop in the game -yes Billy, he is better your brother at this point in time comparing both players six years into their careers. As for Billy, he doesn't hold a candle to Simmons offensively or defensively.

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            • #7
              No Vlad the Impaler Sockeye? How dare you...
              "I am not too serious about anything. I believe you have to enjoy yourself to get the most out of your ability."-
              George Brett

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