4 worst Hall of Fame snubs in LA Angels history

Bobby Grich, LA Angels
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Jim Edmonds, LA Angels
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No. 1 worst Hall of Fame snub in LA Angels history: Jim Edmonds

Unlike Grich, Jim Edmonds would not have gone into the Hall of Fame as a member of the LA Angels. Like Grich, he absolutely should be in Cooperstown. Debate a wall.

Edmonds was FILTHY on defense, patrolling center field better than almost anyone ever. Totaling eight Gold Gloves, Edmonds had the achievements to prove it. Hitting .284/.376/.527 (.903 OPS), he was also terrific swinging the bat.

I have no idea what the voters didn't see. This is the same guy who averaged 32 home runs and 101 runs per 162 games with top-tier defense. He had a complete skillset, yet is still looked over.

Recording a 132 OPS+, he had an on-base percentage of .410 or higher four times in his 17-year ride in the big leagues. Winning a World Series title in 2006, he was a winner too.

I sincerely can't figure out how he's not in. It's not like he was a slouch in the postseason. He hit .274/.361/.513 (.874 OPS) with 13 home runs and 42 RBIs in 64 games of October baseball.

Those are fantastic numbers.

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For whatever reasons, none of these guys have plaques in Cooperstown. This should not be the case, but it's what we're looking at. At least we know our Angels have a sure-fire three-time AL MVP who will 100% be inducted when it's his time.