Special Sub-Topic: Angels 2002
|Which two Angel players won a Gold Glove Award in the 2002 season?|
Darin Erstad and Bengie Molina. Darin Erstad won the Gold Glove Award for AL center fielder and Bengie Molina won the award for AL catcher.
|What was the Angels win/loss record for the first 20 games in the 2002 season?|
6 wins, 14 losses. The Angels 6-14 record was the worst start in club history at that point.
|Which player hit 3 grandslams for the Angels in 2002?|
David Eckstein. David hit his first 2 grandslams in back-to-back games on April 27th/28th. His 3rd grandslam was hit on June 9th.
|Who did the Angels win against with a score of 21-2?|
The Cleveland Indians. This game was the worst Cleveland defeat in the history of Jacob's field in 2002.
|Who is the Angels' furry mascot who helped them with many comeback victories?|
Rally Monkey. The Rally Monkey was put up on the Jumbotron in center field in hopes of a rally. The fans go wild and the players love him.
|Who hit their 1,000th hit on June 15, 2002, at Dodger Stadium?|
Darin Erstad. Darin was the 6th Angel to hit 1,000 hits, and the 3rd active player to do so. The other two active Angels with over 1,000 hits were Garret Anderson and Tim Salmon.
|Which 20 year old phenom did the Angels bring up in September 2002?|
Francisco Rodriguez. He set a record for 28 strikeouts by a relief pitcher in one post-season.
|Who made the final catch of the 2002 World Series?|
Darin Erstad. Darin offered the ball to Troy Percival, the Angels ace relief pitcher who was pitching, but Troy let Darin keep the ball.
|Who was the 2002 World Series MVP?|
Troy Glaus. Troy hit .385 in the post season. His 2 run double in the 8th inning of Game 6 of the World Series, enabled the Angels to take the lead.
|Who was the winning pitcher on October 27, 2002?|
John Lackey. John Lackey became the first rookie pitcher to win a Game 7 of the World Series, since Babe Adams of the Pittsburgh Pirates in 1909.
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