Three Out of Four? Ain’t Bad!

“You don’t give rings to nine guys, you give rings to twenty-five guys.” Angels in the UK Editor Matt Thomas, writes on the illustrious heritage of our Angels. Born in New York, in 1968, Clay Bellinger boasts of three World Series wins, despite only playing for four years at the pinnacle of Major League Baseball.Continue reading “Three Out of Four? Ain’t Bad!”

Sal Fasano, The Man Who Refused to Walk Away

“It’s hard for me to justify what those guys did when I’ve had to work twice as hard as they did just to get a job.” Angels in the UK Editor Matt Thomas, writes on the illustrious heritage of our Angels. Sal Fasano, born in 1971 in Chicago, Illinois was aged nine when he beggedContinue reading “Sal Fasano, The Man Who Refused to Walk Away”

Fritz Brickell, the Little Rabbit

“Brickell bounds around like a little rabbit, grabbing everything in sight and getting the ball away with amazing speed.” Angels in the UK Editor Matt Thomas, writes on the illustrious heritage of our Angels. At just 5ft 5in or thereabouts, Fritz Brickell was a player who was short in height, played short stop, was onlyContinue reading “Fritz Brickell, the Little Rabbit”

Twice an Angel, ‘Stout’ Steve Bilko

Bobby Grich recalled his days as a young fan of the Pacific Coast League Angels and said that Bilko “was our Babe Ruth, Mickey Mantle, Ted Williams all rolled into one.” Angels in the UK Editor Matt Thomas, writes on the illustrious heritage of our Angels. A native of Nanticoke, Pennsylvania ‘Stout’ Steve Bilko wasContinue reading “Twice an Angel, ‘Stout’ Steve Bilko”