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No. 86: Greatest seasons in Angels history: Rick Reichardt

He spent 7 years with the Angels

Rick Reichardt, 1968

Stats: .255/.328/.421/.749, 21 HR, 73 RBI, 136 H, 20 2B, 131 OPS+

Baseball Reference WAR: 4.7

FanGraphs WAR: 3.8

Combined WAR: 4.25

Rick Reichardt spent the first seven seasons of his career with the Angels. His best came in 1968.

Reichardt played in 151 games that season for the Angels, the most he’d play in any season while with the club. In addition to playing in the most games, he’d also finish with some of his best stats while with the Angels. He had 136 hits, 20 doubles, 21 homers, 73 RBI and scored 62 runs, all the most he’d have in a season while in Anaheim.

His best month of the season came in August, where he had a slash of .289/.354/.474/.828. He had 33 hits, which were the most of any month that season. Reichardt also drove in 22, nearly double the next closest was for a month.

Reichardt was also significantly better at home, as most players are. At Angel Stadium, he hit .286 with an OPS of .883 compared to hitting .224 with a .617 OPS.

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