The Los Angeles Angels is a professional baseball team that was established in 1961 by Gene Autry. They won their first World Series Championship and American League Championship Series in 2002. Notable players include Mike Trout, Nolan Ryan, Rod Carew and Vlad Guerrero. Rivals of the Los Angeles Angels are the Los Angeles Dodgers, Texas Rangers and New York Yankees.
Where can I buy Los Angeles Angels tickets?
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What can I expect from an Angels game?
Los Angeles Angels games begin with a video of the team's historical moments with the song "Calling All Angels" by Train. For the starting lineup announcement, "Spirit in the Sky" by Norman Greenbaum plays. At home games at the Angel Stadium of Anaheim, there is an artificial formation of rocks in the center field and a running waterfall. When the Los Angeles Angels hit a home run or win the game, fireworks shoot from the rocks. Common phrases that fans say when the Angels win a game are "light that baby up," "light up the halo" and "just another Halo victory." "Light up the halo" refers to the 230-feet-tall Big A sign that has a halo at the top. It lights up when the Angels win a game.
What's the story behind their rivalries?
Their rivalry with the Los Angeles Dodgers is from the two teams being from the same region, with their home fields connected via the freeway system. Another rival, the Texas Rangers have had former players switch to the other team, which has played a role in their rivalry. More notably, Adam Kennedy of the Texas Rangers and Gerald Laird of the Los Angeles Angels also got into a fistfight. The Los Angeles Angels rivalry with the New York Yankees has led to heated games, especially during the playoffs.
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