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Angel Stadium

 

Facts & Figures:

Status: Home of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim

Address: 200 Gene Autry Way Anaheim, CA 92806

Cost: $24 million, Renovations $118 million (1997-1999)

Architect: N. Hertzberg, R. Stern, Populous and Walt Disney Imagineering (Renovations)

Owner: Art Moreno

Former Name: Anaheim Stadium (1964-1997) Edison International Field of Anaheim (1998-2003)

 

Field

Capacity: 45,505

Surface: Grass

Dimensions:

Left Field      330

Left Center   387

Center Field  400

Right Center 370

Right Field    330

 

Defining feature: Rock waterfall

Former Name: Anaheim Stadium (1964-1997) Edison International Field of Anaheim (1998-2003)

 

Anaheim Stadium Firsts
Game     04/19/1966    
      Result   White Sox 3, Angels 1
      Umpires     Johnny Stevens, Bob Stewart, Bill Haller, Emmett Ashford
      Managers     Bill Rigney, Angels; Eddie Stanky, White Sox
      Starting Pitchers     Marcelino Lopez, Angels; Tommy John, White Sox
      Ceremonial Pitch     Anaheim Mayor Fred Krein
      Attendance     31,660
Batting
      Batter     Tommie Agee (ground out)
      Hit     Jim Fregosi (double)
      Run     Rick Reichardt
      RBI     Rick Reichardt
      Single     Buck Rodgers
      Double     Jim Fregosi
      Triple     Paul Schaal (04/20/1966)
      Home Run     Rick Reichardt
      Grand Slam     Curt Blefary (06/06/1967)
      IPHR     Paul Schaal (08/02/1966)
      Stolen Base     Tommie Agee
      Sacrifice Hit     Marcelino Lopez
      Sacrifice Fly     Paul Schaal (04/21/1966)
      Cycle     Jim Fregosi (05/20/1968)
Pitching
      Win     Tommy John
      Loss     Marcelino Lopez
      Shutout     Fred Newman, Bob Lee (05/05/1966)
      Save     Eddie Fisher
      Hit by Pitch     Marcelino Lopez hit Floyd Robinson
      Wild Pitch     Juan Pizarro (04/21/1966)
      Balk     Dennis Higgins (04/20/1966)
      No-hitter     Clyde Wright (07/03/1970)

 

Hosted Events:

All Star Game: 1967, 1989, 2010

World Series: 2002

 

 

The 1967 All-Star game was the longest in history, ending on Tony Perez’s home run in the 15th inning.

 

The Angels won their first playoff game played here, beating the Orioles 4-3 in game three of the 1979 ALCS.

 

In 2002 the Angels and Giants made the World Series the first in which the first three hits in the series were all home runs to buy the Giants and one by the Angels. The Angels went on to win their first championship in their 42 year history. They over came in 6-0 deficit in game six to tie the series at three games each and then won game seven behind the pitching of John Lackey.

 

September 27, 1973 -- Nolan Ryan strikes out 16 Twins to set the single-season record of 383 strikeouts.

 

September 12, 1976 -- Chicago's Minnie Minoso’s, at the age of 53, becomes the oldest player to get a hit in a major-league game.

 

August 1, 1985 -- Rod Carew gets his 3000 career hit.

 

June 18, 1986 -- Don Sutton wins 300th career game

 

September 14, 1990 -- Ken Griffey Jr. and Ken Griffey Sr become the first father-son duo to hit back-to-back home runs

 

September 30, 1992 -- George Brett gets 3000th career hit Reggie Jackson hit his 500th, and final 563rd home run here. Jackson played for several teams but ironically his first home run came as an athletic in his last home run came is athletic. Catcher Bob Rogers was the only Angel player to homer in all three of the teams ball parks: Wrigely Field 1961,Chavez Ravine 1962 – 1965 and Anaheim Stadium.

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