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No. 97: Greatest Angels of All-Time: Ken Berry

One of 8 Angels outfielders to win a Gold Glove Award

Ken Berry

Time with Angels: 1971-1973

Stats: 367 games, .269/.319/.346/.665, 11 HR, 97 RBI, 43 2B, 118 R, 98 OPS+,

Baseball Reference WAR: 6.7

FanGraphs WAR: 5.0

Combined WAR: 5.85

After spending the first nine seasons of his career with the Chicago White Sox, Ken Berry signed with the California Angels, spending three seasons with them.

During his three seasons in Anaheim, Berry appeared in 367 games. The most he appeared in one season was 137. Berry didn’t hit for power, but he was a great contact hitter, especially during his final two seasons with the club. In 1972 and 1973, Berry hit .286.

In addition to being a great contact hitter, Berry was great with the glove. He played all three outfield positions, but spent most of his time in center field. During his three years, he only committed four errors in the outfield. He won a Gold Glove Award during the 1972 season. During that season, he committed zero errors and had 13 assists.

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