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trivia tuesday 5/31/2016 The california angels

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Note the name in blog post I shall focus on the period of time the team went by the  California  Angels so no coverage of tonight’s Angels game.

The team changed it name from the Los Angeles  Angels to California Angles late in 1965 season (according to Wikipedia)  to signify what?

Ans The move to Anaheim stadium in 1966.

https://www.google.com/maps/dir/Rogers+Centre,+1+Blue+Jays+Way,+Toronto,+ON+M5V+1J1,+Canada/Angel+Stadium+of+Anaheim,+East+Gene+Autry+Way,+Anaheim,+CA/@37.3481884,-116.706522,4z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m13!4m12!1m5!1m1!1s0x882b34d7b66a4a51:0xe210b2f6fe0b1405!2m2!1d-79.3893532!2d43.6414378!1m5!1m1!1s0x80dcd79c883eb01d:0x2d8fe2eb50c3667a!2m2!1d-117.8827321!2d33.800308 remodeled and  currently named angels stadium

the Angels stopped using California in their name because

a. The Gene Autry estates sale of control to  Disney in 1996

b. Anaheim protesting not being in the name

c. Disney sale to Artie marreno

Ans A.  Disney dreamed of connecting their nhl team with the angels and Disneyland by monorail

Which players achieved milestones as California angels?

a rod carew 3000th hit

b.reggie jackson’s 500th hr

c. don sutton’s 300th win

d all the above

ans all the above  thanks mlb youtube channel

 

 

 

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