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3 most legendary LA Angels shortstops of all-time

Jul 26, 2021; Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA; Minnesota Twins shortstop Andrelton Simmons (9) dives for
Jul 26, 2021; Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA; Minnesota Twins shortstop Andrelton Simmons (9) dives for / Jesse Johnson-USA TODAY Sports
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Erick Aybar
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The No. 2 most legendary LA Angels shortstop of all-time: Erick Aybar

Erick Aybar made his debut with the LA Angels in 2006. He had his best year in 2009 hitting .312/.353/.423 with five homers, 23 doubles, nine triples and 14 stolen bases in 137 games. He played at least 137 games in each of the next six seasons with the club.

Aybar was a steady presence at shortstop during one of the best eras in Angels history. He played in 17 postseason games, hitting .262 with three doubles and four runs batted in.

Aybar ranks among the top 10 in Angels history in several categories, including fourth in triples (43), sixth in stolen bases (141), seventh in games played (1,220), seventh in hits (1,223), seventh in doubles (222) and ninth in runs (572). 

He won a Gold Glove in ’11 and was an All-Star in '14. 

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