New York Yankees vs. Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim
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The last date listed for New York Yankees vs. Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim was Wednesday May 30, 2012 / 7:05pm.
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I'm not really a baseball fan, but bought the tickets because it for Memorial Day, with festivities and fireworks that did not disappoint. Also, we went with friends and the men are fans, so once in a blue moon, Imy friend and I decided we could tolerate a game. The game ended up being very close and exciting throughout. It was a pleasure watching the kids having so much fun and we all had a good time and got in the spirit, singing along to the old baseball standards and laughting at the Rally Monkey on the screen. The only drawback were the seats: right field and very hot and sunny for the first hour and a half of the game, directly facing the sun. They weren't that cheap either, so next time (yes, maybe there will be one in this lifetime) I'll try and get better, covered seats in center of left field, and skip Goldstar for this.
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This was a great ball game, starting with the unfurling of a US flag across the field and fighter jets overhead. A close game ending with a home run in the bottom of the 9th inning and then a spectacular fireworks show to finish off the evening. ...continued
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The Angels were founded by former actor Gene Autry in 1961 and played their first five seasons in Los Angeles. After the 1965 season the club moved to Anaheim and began playing in their new stadium.
In 1972 the Angels acquired right-handed pitcher Nolan Ryan from the New York Mets. In his eight seasons with the team, Ryan led the league in strikeouts seven times and in shutouts twice; he also threw four of his all-time-record seven no-hitters.
California won its first division title in 1979 under manager Jim Fregosi, a former Angels shortstop. Don Baylor, who led the league in runs batted in (RBIs) and runs scored that year, became the first designated hitter to be named the AL most valuable player (MVP).
Superstar outfielder and designated hitter Reggie Jackson joined the Angels in 1982 and led the league in home runs to power California to its second division championship.
Manager Gene Mauch guided the team to a 93-69 win-loss record before the Milwaukee Brewers defeated the Angels in the AL Championship Series.
Mauch retired in 1983 but returned as manager two years later. In 1986 he directed the Angels to their third division crown with a team that featured veterans Jackson, third baseman Doug DeCinces, pitcher Don Sutton, and rookie first baseman Wally Joyner. The Angels again lost the AL Championship Series, this time to the Boston Red Sox.
The Angels came close to a division title in 1995, ending the season in a first-place tie with the Seattle Mariners, but they lost in a one-game playoff.
Their four decade long quest was finally realized when the Angels won the World Series in 2002, with a team led by former Dodgers catcher Mike Scioscia.