Tag Archives: American League

In the Declining AL West, Angels Still By Far the Best

A year ago on the eve of the 2014 major league baseball season, the American League West was baseball’s strongest division. By the end of the season, the Angels had baseball’s best record, and the Oakland A’s had gone through … Continue reading

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Angels’ Hit Milestone – Can They Keep it Going?

On April 11, 1961, the Los Angeles Angels played their first-ever major league game, with opening day starter Eli Grba pitching a complete game, as the club defeated the Baltimore Orioles and Milt Pappas by a score of 7-2. They … Continue reading

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Amazing Similarity Between AL and NL Standings

As the baseball season races towards the half-way point, an amazing similarity in the standings between the National League and the American League exists: In each league, the three top teams are the division leaders in the Central, in the … Continue reading

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