Back in 1992, the Angels weren’t running away from their connection to Anaheim. Granted, they weren’t CALLING themselves the Anaheim Angels yet. They were still only the California Angels.
But they weren’t pretending they were in Los Angeles either.
In 1992, the Rams also played there and the stadium was enclosed awkwardly. It was kind of like Candlestick Park without the wind or any character.
It is nicer now than it was then. But there was no questioning where you were.
The Angels play in the second oldest stadium in the American League, surrounded by apartments and businesses. At what point can we start praising The Big A as being a great old time traditional ballpark?
Opening up the definition of Nostalgia on this episode of Sully Baseball.
While we are at it, enjoy the In Memoriam video.
In the front of Angel Stadium there are concrete baseballs designed to keep people from driving onto the concourse.
They proudly display the Angels logo, which would make a nice imprint in the grill of any care.