Angels Opening Day Roster in Debut Order

Current 25 Man Roster, in the order in which they debuted. Rarely discussed among the fans, seniority in the bigs and on the team is a big deal to big leaguers.

Scot Shields (May 26, 2001, debut with Angels)

Robb Quinlan (July 28, 2003)

Maicer Izturis (April 5, 2005)

Juan Rivera (April 6, 2005)

Ervin Santana (May 17, 2005)

Jeff Mathis (Aug. 12, 2005)

Joe Saunders (Aug. 16, 2005)

13 out of 25 are homegrown talent.

Howie Kendrick (April 26, 2006)

Mike Napoli (May 4, 2006)

Erick Aybar (May 16, 2006)

Jason Bulger (May 20, 2006)

Kendry Morales (May 23, 2006)

Jered Weaver (May 27, 2006)

 

Brandon Wood (April 6, 2007)

Terry Evans (June 17, 2007)

 

Torii Hunter (March 31, 2008)

Bobby Wilson (April 28, 2008)

Kevin Jepsen (September 8, 2008)

 

Bobby Abreu (April 6, 2009)

Brian Fuentes (April 6, 2009)

Matt Palmer (April 23, 2009)

Hideki Matsui, Joel Piñeiro, Fernando Rodney and Brian Stokes are slated to debut in 2010

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