The Angels Fan Cruise is back! If you're an Angels fan, be prepared to have a great time as you head south of the border aboard the Carnival Cruise Line's "Fun Ship"® Carnival Inspiration. Select players, including Angels alumni Tim Salmon (King Fish) and current Angel Tyler Skaggs, and Angels coaches Dino Ebel and Steve Soliz will be onboard to make your vacation memorable and in addition, you'll enjoy a cocktail reception with the Angels onboard, superb dining with Angels players and alumni, group amenities and exclusive activities. Space is limited, so make your reservations on this AAA Exclusive sailing by calling 888/874-7AAA or visiting your local AAA branch today! To register for the Angels Fan Cruise, go to aaa.com/fancruise.
The 3rd Annual Angels 5K & Fun Run took place on Saturday. March 30th. Participants had the opportunity to run and walk the course which went throughout Angel Stadium, including behind home plate, and concluded in front of the Home Plate Gate and the 2013 Heath Fair/Expo. All participants received a commemorative t-shirt and ticket voucher for the Angels vs. Dodgers game on March 30th!
The Angels will host a morning Baseball Clinic at Angel Stadium for the members of the Angels RBI League. The Angels RBI League, in partnership with Major League Baseball, Angels Baseball and local Boys & Girls Clubs, provides kids who would otherwise not have the chance, the opportunity to play baseball and softball in an organized league. During the clinic, members of the league, ages 12 to 18, practice their fielding, batting, sliding, and pitching skills in the Angels outfield with Boys & Girls Club staff, local coaches, and Angels players and coaches.April 14, 2013 - Jackie Robinson Night
On April 14th, Angels will join the New York Yankees, MLB, its clubs, players and fans to recognize Jackie Robinson Day and celebrate his monumental impact on baseball and civil rights for all. All Angels' players will wear the retired #42 jersey in honor of Jackie Robinson.April 23, 2013 - Autism Speaks Night
On April 23rd the Angels will host the Orange County chapter of Autism Speaks. Major League Baseball is partnering with Autism Speaks to recognize April as National Autism Awareness Month in a joint partnership. Autism Speaks will be recognized during a pregame ceremony and a youngster from the organization will be given the opportunity to announce "Play Ball!"April 24, 2013 - CIF Awards Night
The Angels are proud to annually honor the winners of the annual CIF Southern Section Academic Awards program during an on-field pre-game ceremony. These awards are given to local high school athletic teams who achieve at least a 3.0 grade point average during the first semester of the 2012-2013 school year. Each of the CIF-SS schools also selects a male and female individual Student-Athlete of the Year. After being recognized on the field, the group is invited to enjoy a great night of Angels Baseball with friends and family.April 27, 2013 - Angels Memorabilia Sale
The Angels Memorabilia Sale, benefitting the Angels Baseball Foundation, will take place at Angel Stadium by Gate 3. There will game used jerseys, baseballs, helmets, broken bats, cleats, batting gloves, BP tops etc. Autographed Past Players; jerseys, hats, helmets, baseballs, bats and photos. As well as miscellaneous items. NO BASES AND NO PROMO ITEMS. The memorabilia sale will start promptly at 9 a.m. The line will start outside of Gate 3. Limits on quantity of items will apply.
The Angels are proud to partner with Major League Baseball and the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Foundation in their fight against breast cancer. During the game, the Angels join teams across MLB supporting the cause by wearing pink wristbands and pink ribbons on their uniforms. Players have the opportunity to use pink bats, which will later be auctioned to raise money for this important cause.
Prior to the game, the Angels and representatives from the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Foundation will honor breast cancer survivors during a pre-game ceremony. The Angels will also recognize an Honorary Bat Girl Winner, chosen by fans through a League-wide contest.May 14, 2013 - Special Olympics Torch Run
The Angels are proud to welcome representatives from Special Olympics Orange County and local Law Enforcement agencies as they run the Special Olympics torch around the warning track prior to the game. Each year, Special Olympics athletes, in conjunction with Law Enforcement agencies, participate in the Law Enforcement Torch Run to kick off the Special Olympics Southern California Summer Games at Cal State University Long Beach. In the coming days, over 4,000 officers will carry the torch through more than 250 communities in an effort to raise money for local Special Olympics programs throughout Southern California while increasing community awareness of both Special Olympics and its 2013 Summer Games.May 15, 2013 - Water Awareness Night
The Anaheim City Council has proclaimed May as Water Awareness Month. For many years, Anaheim Public Utilities has sponsored a Water Conservation Poster Contest for all Anaheim students in first through sixth grade as part of its Water Awareness Month campaign. The Angels will honor the first-, second- and third place winners of the Water Conservation Poster Contest during a pre-game ceremony. Participating in this contest helps raise the awareness of the importance of water conservation in Anaheim children and their artwork spreads the message throughout the community. After the ceremony the winners are able to enjoy a night of baseball with their families and friends.May 20, 2013 - Albert Pujols Celebrity Golf Classic, Trump National Golf Course
The 11th Annual Albert Pujols Celebrity Golf Classic will take place at Trump National Golf Course in Palos Verdes. The event will feature athletes, sports personalities and entertainers along with an awards ceremony, dinner and auction. The tournament provides an entertaining event to raise funds and awareness for the Pujols Family Foundation.
May 22, 2013 - Relay for Life Event
The MLB Pitch, Hit and Run is the official youth skills competition of Major League Baseball. Boys and girls, ages 7 to 14, are given the opportunity to showcase their abilities in three fundamental skills: pitching, hitting and running. The Angels will honor the local winners of the MLB Pitch, Hit and Run competition during tonight's pre-game ceremonies. The group will compete earlier in the day at Angel Stadium of Anaheim for a morning skills contest. Participants advance through four levels of competition: Local, Sectional, Team and National with the National Finals to be held at the 2013 All-Star Game at Metlife Stadium.
Intended to encourage youth participation and emphasize the fun of baseball, MLB Pitch, Hit and Run gives kids nationwide the opportunity to compete free of charge. For more information, please visit mlb.com/phr.June 1, 2013 - Gold Ball Mystery Grab Bag, benefitting Special Olympics
On Saturday, June 1st, the Angels and Special Olympics, Southern California will host the third "Gold Ball Mystery Grab Bag" event at the Big "A." The Angels' Wives and Special Olympics athletes will sell $40 "mystery bags" from 5 p.m. until supplies last, containing baseballs autographed by current Angels players and coaches*. Additionally, raffle tickets will be sold for an opportunity to win other autographed and game used Angels items.
Fans will also have the chance to win one of the 12 baseballs wrapped in gold paper hidden in the mystery bags. The winners of these gold balls will win four tickets to an upcoming game and the chance to meet the Angel who signed the ball during batting practice.
Proceeds will benefit Special Olympics, Southern California and the Angels Baseball Foundation.
*Please note that due to the limited number of "Mystery Bags," there will be a two (2) bag limit per person, while supplies last.June 3, 2013 - Angels to Honor Eighth Class of Angels Scholars
Prior to tonight's game, the Angels will honor the 2013 Angels Scholars class in a pregame on-field ceremony. The Angels Baseball Foundation and the Orange County Department of Education identify outstanding eighth graders based on their academic achievement, financial need and enrollment in the college preparatory program, AVID. The Angels Baseball Foundation will award each Angels Scholar a partial scholarship upon their acceptance into a four-year college.
The fourth class of Angels Scholars will graduate from High School this year and will receive their scholarships once accepted into college along with a new laptop generously donated by Toshiba.June 8, 2013 - Angels Baseball Foundation/United Way WALK UNITED
The Angels Baseball Foundation and Orange County United Way invite you to take the first step to overcome poverty in Orange County by signing up for WALK UNITED, Saturday, June 8 at Angel Stadium. These are tough times for many families and by teaming up with Orange County United Way and the Angels Baseball Foundation we can improve lives. So join us on Saturday, June 8 and WALK UNITED. WALK UNITED will feature a unique course that will take you around the Angels' field and will feature live entertainment along the course, free activities in the kid-at-heart zone, and gourmet food trucks. For more information on how you can WALK UNITED email: email@example.com. The walk will benefit Orange County United Way and the Angels Baseball Foundation.
Bring the whole family out for a day of fun on Saturday, June 8, 2013 and take part in something big! The Angels Baseball Foundation and Orange County United Way invite everyone to WALK UNITED to improve lives and strengthen our communities. This family-friendly event and resource fair will raise funds to benefit individuals and families living in Orange County by helping them meet their most basic needs and become self sufficient. Together we are better - team up and WALK UNITED!June 16, 2013 - MLB Prostate Cancer Awareness
The Angels are proud to host the members of the Angels RBI League at an end of season banquet prior to tonight's game. Over 600 members of the league will be treated to dinner and special guest speakers in Angel Stadium's Music Garden. After the banquet, the group will be recognized during an on-field pre-game ceremony and will then be attending the night's game.
The Angels RBI League, as a partnership of Major League Baseball, Angels Baseball and Boys & Girls Clubs Orange County Alliance, uses the games of baseball and softball to make a positive impact on the youth of Orange County. The Angels RBI League provides kids ages 12-18, who would otherwise not have the chance, the opportunity to play baseball and softball. The league has served over 8,500 boys and girls in its ten seasons of play, with almost 500 playing in just the last season. A structured league format is provided for every participant, including a 10-game regular season; an on-field instructional clinic at Angel Stadium of Anaheim with professional coaches, players and trainers; an end-of-season play-off tournament and all-star team opportunity.
On July 6, 2013, the Angels will host a special Youth Baseball Day Camp at Angel Stadium, and features instruction and insight from Angels players and coaches. During the clinic, members of the league, ages 12 to 18, practice their fielding, batting, sliding, and pitching skills in the Angels outfield with Boys & Girls Club staff, local coaches, and Angels players and coaches.July 9, 2013 - Rally Readers on the Green
Angels Baseball and Denny's are joining forces to promote reading as a fun summer activity! Join us at the ballpark for "Reading on the Green" from 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Kids along with one chaperone will be encouraged to read in the outfield at Angel Stadium. Must sign up at angels.com/rallyreaders as the field reading session will be limited to 150 kids plus one adult. Reading logs are available starting May 15th at local Denny's restaurants and at angels.com/rallyreaders.July 20, 2013 - Angels Wives and Anaheim Fire Fighters to "Fill the Boot"
Join the Angels Wives and members of the Anaheim Firefighter's Association as they host their "Fill the Boot" fundraiser benefitting the Muscular Dystrophy Association of Orange County. They will be collecting cash and coin from 5 p.m. through the 2nd inning outside the gates of Angel Stadium. The Angels Wives and Anaheim Fire Department will present the funds raised to MDA during a pregame ceremony on July 23rd - the Angels 4ALS night.July 21, 2013 - Angels Baseball Equipment Drive
Join the Angels and the Baseball Tomorrow Fund for their 6th Equipment Drive on July 21st! Fans are encouraged to bring new or used gloves, bats, balls, etc. to the ballpark and drop them off at any of the bins located at Gates 1, 4 and the Home Plate Gate. Volunteers from local Little Leagues will be manning the collection bins from 11 a.m. through the 2nd inning. Monetary donations will also be accepted.
Prior to today's game, the Angels and the Baseball Tomorrow Fund will recognize the Equipment Drive recipients during an on-field ceremony. The Baseball Tomorrow Fund will be presenting two local Little Leagues or Softball Leagues with a monetary grant to help purchase new equipment.
2013 Equipment drive Sponsored by Chevrolet, the Official Ride of Angels Baseball.July 23, 2013 - 4ALS - Angels Join Muscular Dystrophy Association to Raise Awareness for ALS
The Angels and MLB proudly support 4ALS, an initiative that raises awareness and support for the fight against ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis), otherwise known as "Lou Gehrig's Disease."
Tonight, in continuing with baseball's longstanding commitment to ALS awareness, the Angels will recognize the courage and strength of all those battling the disease. In support of the fight against ALS, the Angels have donated tickets to tonight's game to the Muscular Dystrophy Association for ALS patients and their families.
Prior to the game, the Angels Wives and the Anaheim Fire Department will present a check to representatives from the Muscular Dystrophy Association of Orange County from their Fill the Boot fundraiser.
Join the Angels and Wells Fargo for the annual canned food drive at the Big A! From Friday August 2nd through Sunday the 4th, the Second Harvest Food Bank will have collection bins in front of the stadium from Gates Opening through the 2nd inning.
On Saturday the 3rd, the Angels Wives will be collecting cans at the Home Plate Gate and fans will also have the opportunity to "stuff" the Wells Fargo Stage Coach with canned foods.
All donors receive a special Angels team photo. Fans that donate 10 canned food items or $10 or more will receive two tickets to an upcoming Angels game (while supplies lasts). Donors will also be entered to win autographed Angels items.
All proceeds benefit the Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County.August 5, 2013 - Kindervision Night at the Ballpark
8 a.m.-12 p.m. Join Discovery Science Center at Angel Stadium and take the Eco Challenge Triple Play! The first 300 cars to bring 3 bags of gently used clothing, working and non-working electronics, or documents to shred to Angel Stadium will receive two tickets to a 2013 Angels Baseball game, a free child coupon to Discovery Science Center, and a tax-deductible receipt from Goodwill.August 16, 2013 - Recycling Event at Angel Stadium
Angels Baseball, Goodwill of Orange County and Discovery Science Center are teaming up on The 2013 Eco-Challenge Triple Play. If you're heading to the Angels' matchup against the Astros on August 16th (or, against the Rays on September 5th), don't forget to pack three bags of reusable clothing and donate right at the Big A. The first 250 donations will receive Two General Admission tickets to Discovery Science Center, an Angels Baseball Coozie plus your tax-deductible receipt from Goodwill.
The Angels and Denny's are joining forces to promote reading as a fun summer activity. The winners from the summer reading contest, held from May 15th to August 15th, will have the opportunity to announce "Play Ball" at the start of the game on September 3rd. For more information please visit angels.com/rallyreaders.September 5, 2013 - Recycling Event at Angel Stadium
Angels Baseball, Goodwill of Orange County and Discovery Science Center are teaming up on The 2013 Eco-Challenge Triple Play. If you're heading to the Angels' matchup against the Rays on September 5th (or, against the Astros on August 16th), don't forget to pack three bags of reusable clothing and donate right at the Big A. The first 250 donations will receive Two General Admission tickets to Discovery Science Center, an Angels Baseball Coozie plus your tax-deductible receipt from Goodwill.September 6, 2013 - CJ Wilson's Children's Charities Check Presentation
In their continued efforts to serve the local community the Angels Baseball Foundation and the Angels wives and girlfriends are proud to hold their annual 'Favorite Things Baskets' online auction. From September 16th - 29th visit the Auctions section of angels.com to bid on Mike Trout's favorite things basket or on Mike Scioscia's basket filled with an autographed baseball from every Major League manager. The wives and girlfriends worked hard filling these baskets with everything from guitars and fishing poles to favorite movies and candy to autographed cleats, jerseys and Fatheads. Don't miss the chance to bid on your favorite Angels' favorite things basket! The auction will close on September 29th.September 19, 2013 - CJ Wilson's Children's Charities
Join Angels starting pitcher CJ Wilson for the fifth annual CJ Wilson's Children's Charities "Throw Strikes" bowling tournament on Thursday, September 19th at 300 Anaheim from 6 p.m.-10 p.m. The event will benefit the patients of the Hematology and Oncology Clinic at Children's Hospital of Orange County and The Hemostasis and Thrombosis Center at Children's Hospital Los Angeles. For more information or buy tickets for the event, please call (817) 461-9919.September 23, 2013 - Roberto Clemente Day
Prior to tonight's game, the Angels will honor their recipient of the 2013 Roberto Clemente Award. He is one of 30 Major League Club nominees for the national 2013 Roberto Clemente Award, which is given annually to the Major League Baseball player who combines outstanding skills on the baseball field with devoted work in the community. The winner of the 2013 Roberto Clemente Award will be announced during the 2013 World Series.September 28, 2013 - Light the Night Walk at Angel Stadium
Join Angels Chairman Dennis Kuhl as the Angels host The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's annual Light the Night Walk here at the ballpark. The walk is an annual celebration and commemoration of lives touched by cancer. Walkers carry illuminated balloons to raise awareness and funds for blood cancers.
The Angels and Bank of America are proud to host over 30 Challenger Division Little League® teams from Orange County on the morning of November 2nd for the Bank of America Challenger Classic. The teams will each play two-inning, one-hour games in the Angel Stadium outfield. After the games, all teams will participate in a medal ceremony at Home Plate.November 3-4, 2013 - Angels Baseball Foundation 65 Roses Golf Classic - Los Coyotes Country Club
The Angels' Groundskeepers will host their 13th annual Thanksgiving Holiday Canned Food Drive from Friday, November 22nd thru Sunday, November 24th at Angel Stadium of Anaheim (weather permitting). All proceeds will benefit the Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County in the fight against hunger during the holiday season.
Donations of three cans of non-perishable food or $2 will be good for one swing against a pitching machine with a maximum of 20 pitches per participant. A donation of two canned food items or $1 per pitch will allow fans to test their pitching skills in the bullpen. Fans will also have the opportunity to shag fly balls in the outfield for a donation of $25 for 15 minutes. The Angels will provide bats, balls and helmets. The Angels Clubhouse Attendants will also provide a tour of the Clubhouse for a donation. Hours for the food drive will be 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. Participants can enter Angel Stadium through Gate #1. All proceeds will benefit the Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County in the fight against hunger during the holiday season.
Those who are unable to attend, but would still like to make a monetary donation, may send checks to: Second Harvest Food Bank, 8014 Marine Way, Irvine, CA 92618 or visit their website at www.feedoc.orgNovember 19, 2013 - Angels Baseball Foundation Golf Classic
Golf with current and former Angels greats! Join the Angels Baseball Foundation for their annual Angels Baseball Foundation Golf Classic at Pelican Hill Golf Club on Tuesday, November 19th. Since 2004, this tournament has given Angel fans the opportunity to golf with current and former Angels greats. Past participants include Jim Abbott, Rod Carew, Chuck Finley, Bobby Grich, Dave Winfield, Manager Mike Scioscia, and many others. The tournament will feature a 10:00am shotgun start and will be followed by a reception at Pelican Hill. All proceeds benefit the Angels Baseball Foundation.
On Sunday, December 1st and Monday, December 2nd, the Angels will host the annual "Holiday Photo on the Field". For a donation of a new, unwrapped toy (suggested retail value of at least $10), Angels fans are welcome to come onto the field, take pictures, and meet Santa. Toys collected from the event will benefit children invited to the Angels Baseball Foundation Children's Holiday Party at the ESPN Zone of Anaheim.
The event will be open from 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. on Sunday, and 1:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. on Monday. All guests in attendance who donate a toy will receive a coupon for a discount for the Team Store and a magnetic photo frame.December 2013 - Angels Baseball Foundation Children's Holiday Party
Every December, the Angels Baseball Foundation proudly hosts children from local non-profit organizations at its annual Children's Holiday Party at ESPN Zone in Downtown Disney. Angels players, coaches and broadcasters help spread the holiday cheer by reading holiday stories to the group and signing autographs. The children also enjoy dinner, free play on the arcade games and a special visit from Santa. As they leave, each child receives a special gift, pair of pajamas and a gift to pass on to a loved one.