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Tim Salmon played with the Angels from 1992 thru 1996


One of the leading players in California/Anaheim/Los Angeles Angels baseball history, Tim Salmon played with Angels from 1992-2006. When he retired he held team’s record for most home runs with 299, runs scored with 983, walks with 965 and in slugging percentage with .499. His 1016 RBI are second most in Angels history, behind Garret Anderson.


Tim Salmon was selected in the 3rd round of the MLB draft after starring at Grand Canyon University in Phoenix. He hit .177 for California Angels in 23 games in 1992. The next season he had a .283 batting average, a career-high 35 doubles, 31 homers, 93 Runs and had 95 RBI and was voted the 1993 AL Rookie of the Year.

From 1995-97outfielder Tim Salmon hit 34, 30 and 33 homers. In 1995 he hit a career-high .330 which was 3rd highest in American League, and was 7th in AL in MVP voting, plus he won a Silver Slugger Award. In ’97 Tim Salmon drove in a career-high 129 runs (129 RBI).


Prior to the 2001 season, Tim Salmon inked a 4 year $40 million contract to stay with Angels.


In 2004 Tim Salmon helped the Angels win the AL Playoffs and in the Angels win of the 2004 World Series over the San Francisco Giants he lined 2 homers in Game 2.


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