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Getting it Right in the 5th decade

October 3, 2005
The Angels prepare for the postseason, most likely unaware of the misery they bury with every victory.

October 3, 1995
The day after the Angels are eliminated by the Kingdome Mariners in a one game playoff, OJ Simpson is pronounced "Not Guilty" by a jury of his peers.

October 3, 1985
Danny Jackson and the Kansas City Royals take over possession of first place from the Angels for good when they defeat California 4 to 1. Pitcher Bud Black had beat the Angels the night before to move into a tie with them.

October 3, 1975
The Angels season had ended earlier that week when they were no-hit by four Oakland A's pitchers, the first 4-pitcher combined no-hitter in baseball history.

October 3, 1965
The Angels, playing under the "California" monicker for the first season, finish the campaign last in the American league, losing to Minneosta 3 to 2 on a Sunday afternoon in Minnesota.