LA Angels: 4 Halos legends fans want to see in MLB The Show 21
By Brad Senecal
Jered Weaver – 2011 All-Star
Along with the aforementioned Fregosi, adding a Dean Chance Cy Young card would be a nice piece of baseball history. Similarly everybody would be happy to see a Cy Young card mark the return of Bartolo Colon to The Show series as everybody could use more Big Sexy in their lives. However when looking at just how dominant Jered Weaver was back in 2011, his finest season was one of the best in franchise history.
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Few Angels pitchers have been as dominant as Jered Weaver in 2011.
While the former Angels ace was no one-hit wonder, as his 2012 was arguable better (20-wins and a no-hitter), 2011 was when Weaver proved himself as one of the best hurlers in the game. Winning 18-games to go along with a 2.41 ERA, the obvious would be for this All-Star card to be presented as Weaver did in fact get the star for the American League in that season’s Mid-Summer Classic.
While most fans know about his decline due to the drop in velocity, Weaver was still slinging low-90s fastballs even at his most dominant. It would likely be a hard card to get comfortable with, being successful online by throwing low-90s junk would likely get a lot of ‘rage quits’ against players online.