Los Angeles Angels
The Los Angeles Angels was established in 1961. The Angels compete in MLB as a member club of the American League.
The team played its home games at Angel Stadium in Anaheim, California since 1966. The franchise was founded by Gene Autry. Currently, Arte Moreno is the owner of the Los Angeles Angels.
The Angels have grabbed the national attention since 2012 with the emergence of three-time AL Most Valuable Player, Mike Trout, and have an international following after the Japanese player Shohei Ohtani signed with the Angels in 2018.
The franchise drew more than 3 million fans to the stadium from 2003 to 2019. Despite not making it to the playoffs for four years, they drew 40K fans at each game. As per the fan polls by ESPN, the Angels was ranked third among the best MLB teams.
The team has won a word series title, an AL Pennants, nine AL West Division titles, and a wild card berth.
The Angels have had ten different logos and three different color combinations throughout their history. The current logo has a big A featuring a red circle encircling the words of Angels Baseball.
|First MLB Season||1961|
|Star Player||Shohei Ohtani|
Owner Arte Moreno Announced The Club Is Not For Sale
Arte Moreno surprised many people when he announced he would not sell the club after exploring a possible sale since August.
Morena was expected to sell the club and MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred confirmed that even the process was going well and was hopeful for the sale before the beginning of the season.
But, Moreno announced that he wanted to remain the owner of the Angels and declared that the club is not on sale on January 24, 2023, as per the news of MLB.
They also tweeted from the official account of the Los Angeles Angels that he will continue the ownership throughout the 2023 season and beyond.
Angels Star Shohei Ohtani Signs Endorsement Deal With New Balance
Shohei Ohtani becomes the face of New Balance after signing a deal for footwear and apparel with his own limited edition cleat, according to Dailymail.
Ohtani would work for a variety of campaigns across the brand starting with a limited edition cleat that will launch for 120 USD. Also, he prepares to represent Japan in the World Baseball Classic.
Ohtani agreed to a 30 million USD deal for the upcoming 2023 season with the Angels in October.