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Under the Halo

The Official History of Angels Baseball

Generations of Angel fans can relive their favorite team moments in Under the Halo: The Official History of Angels Baseball. From the team’s inaugural season in 1961 under the ownership of film legend Gene Autry, Under the Halo traces the memorable moments, personalities, and accomplishments of this remarkable franchise. Through first-person accounts by Angels past and present, Under the Halo brings the reader into the dugout with an all-star roster, including: Garret Anderson, Bert Blyleven, Rod Carew, Dean Chance, Doug DeCinces, Brian Downing, David Eckstein, Chuck Finley, Troy Glaus, Vladimir Guerrero, Wally Joyner, Albie Pearson, Troy Percival, Nolan Ryan, Frank Tanana, and many, many more! With more than 300 images, a vintage lineup sheet, game tickets, postcards, and a fold-out timeline of the Angels' history, Under the Halo is a grand slam for Angel fans and baseball historians alike!

Pete Donovan is a sports columnist for the Palm Springs Desert Sun. He is a former sportswriter for the Los Angeles Times and the Fullerton News-Tribune, and has covered and followed the Angels for over 40 years.