Jim Edmonds was a really good all-around player for the Angels

Blogged under Blast from the Past,Bloglockers,Front Page,General by joelapinski on Sunday 21 April 2013 at 4:32 pm

Lefty swinging CF Jim Edmonds started his career playing for the California Angels and he also played for the Los Angeles Angels in his 7 years with the franchise.  He played in 709 games in his 7 years with the Angels and he was 768 for 2,644 (.290 avg, .856 OPS) with 464 runs scored, 121 homers, 408 RBIs and 26 stolen bases.  His best year with the Angels and his only All-Star appearance for the Angels came back in 1995.  He played in 141 games in 1995 for the California Angels and he was 162 of 558 (.290 avg, .888 OPS) with 120 runs scored, 33 homers, 107 RBIs and 1 stolen base.  Edmonds also had another solid year in 1998 for the Angels.  He played in 154 games in 1998 for the Angels and he was 184 of 599 (.307 avg, .874 OPS) with 115 runs scored, 25 homers, 91 RBIs and 7 stolen bases.  Edmonds was also one of the best defensive outfielders in Angels’ history as he won 2 Gold Gloves for them.  Edmonds is still #9 in Angels’ history in batting average (.290) and he is also #3 in OPS (.856).

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