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Ranking the Best Angel Teams

In honor of the 83 Win World Champions, here is my ranking of the 15 Angels teams with more than 83 wins in a regular season.

  1. 2002 - Mike Scioscia
    99 - 63 AL Wild Card, Won ALDS 3-1, Won ALCS 4-1, Won WS 4-3
  2. 2005 - Mike Scioscia
    95 - 67 AL West Champs, Won ALDS 3-2, Lost ALCS 1-4
  3. 1982 - Gene Mauch
    93 - 69 AL West Champs, Lost ALCS 2-3
  4. 1986 - Gene Mauch
    92 - 70 AL West Champs, Lost ALCS 3-4
  5. 2004 - Mike Scioscia
    92 - 70 AL West Champs, Lost ALDS 0-3
  6. 1979 - Jim Fregosi
    88 - 74 AL West Champs, Lost ALCS 1-3
  7. 1985 - Gene Mauch
    90 - 72 Second Place, 1 Game back
  8. 2006 - Mike Scioscia
    89 - 73 Second Place, 4 Games back
  9. 1962 - Bill Rigney
    86 - 76 Third Place, 10 Games back
  10. 1989 - Doug Rader
    91 - 71 Third Place, 8 Games back
  11. 1978 - Dave Garcia and Jim Fregosi
    87 - 75 Tied for Second Place, 5 Games back
  12. 1998 - Terry Collins
    85 - 77 Second Place, 3 Games back
  13. 1967 - Bill Rigney
    84 - 77 Fifth Place, 7.5 Games back
  14. 1997 - Terry Collins
    84 - 78 Second Place, 6 Games back
  15. 1970 - Lefty Phillips
    86 - 76 Third Place, 12 Games back
Note:

1995 - Marcel Lachemann - Season shortened from Spring labor stoppage.
78 - 67 Second Place, 1 Game back after losing 1-Game playoff.
The .538 Winning% is the 10th best by an Angels team.