Los Angeles Angels Mount Rushmore

HOUSTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 24: (L-R) Andrelton Simmons
HOUSTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 24: (L-R) Andrelton Simmons /
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Mike Trout (2011-present)

It really did not take long for Mike Trout to establish himself as the greatest player in Los Angeles Angels history.

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Arguably the best player in the game today, Trout has already had an impressive career. He has yet to finish worse than second in the MVP vote in any of his first five full seasons, although that streak may be in jeopardy this year. Nonetheless, his six All Star Games, five Silver Sluggers, and 2012 AL Rookie of the Year award are quite an impressive start to his resume.

Trout has already placed himself atop the Angels leaderboard in several categories. Overall, he has posted a stellar .306/.410/.566 batting line, with 201 homers and 160 steals. His defense in center has been excellent, even though he has been overshadowed by the likes of Kevin Kiermaier and Kevin Pillar. Yet, his 57 runs saved ranks seventh amongst active outfielders.

At just 26 years old, there is no telling what Trout’s statistics will look like when his career comes to an end. As he is signed through the 2020 season, he still has plenty of time to add to his Angels legacy. Considering what he has done thus far, the sky is the limit.

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Mike Trout has established himself as the best player in the history of the Los Angeles Angels. By the time his career comes to an end, it may not be even close.