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Halo Headlines: Percival and Erstad fall off Hall of Fame ballot, has the Angels name change helped?

The January 7th, 2015 edition of Los Angeles Angels news including Percival and Erstad fall off Hall of Fame ballot, has the Angels name change helped and much more… The Story: Troy Percival and Darin Erstad received four and one votes for the Hall of Fame, respectively.The Monkey Says: They were both well short of staying on the ballot for a second year. Erstad though is being...
Via Monkey with a Halo
January 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Darin Erstad is shocked he got a Hall of Fame vote

There’s always a section of players that gets a courtesy vote or two during the Hall of Fame voting each year that boggles everyone’s mind. This year, long-time Angels outfielder Darin Erstad was the recipient of a vote. The vote for Erstad was so ludicrous that even he can’t believe it. “@KenTremendous: Darin Erstad got a Hall of Fame vote. To be fair, he was one of the...
Via The Outside Corner
January 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Darin Erstad has funny response to Hall of Fame vote

We learned three things from the Hall of Fame voting today. First, someone actually gave Darin Erstad a vote, which is perplexing. The second thing we learned is that it is perplexing to Darin Erstad himself. @FauxPelini I wonder what that one person was thinking? — Darin Erstad (@Dstad17) January 6, 2015   The third thing? Turns out Darin Erstad actually has a sense...
Via Monkey with a Halo
January 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Halo Headlines: Erstad and Percival on Hall of Fame ballot, Calhoun the surprise we should have seen coming

The November 25th, 2014 edition of daily news for the Los Angeles Angels including Erstad and Percival on Hall of Fame ballot, Calhoun the surprise we should have seen coming and much more… The Story: Darin Erstad and Troy Percival are on the ballot for the 2015 Hall of Fame class.The Monkey Says: Interestingly, Jarrod Washburn did not make the cut to give the 2002 Angels more...
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November 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Two Angels on 2015 Hall of Fame Ballot

MLB announced the ballot for the 2015 Hall of Fame, where it included former Angels, Darin Erstad and Troy Percival.Darin Erstad was the No. 1 overall pick in 1995, and finished sixth in AL Rookie of the Year Award voting that same year. He tallied a league-leading 240 hits with 25 home runs and 100 RBIs in the year 2000, to earn his second and final All-Star selection, along with...
Via In The Neutral Zone
November 24, 2014  |  Discuss

A Eulogy For the 2014 Oakland Athletics

By Toby Hunt, Staff Writer - As another September sun sets over the beautiful and luxurious Acorn Projects, we must bid our lastfarewells to a cherished friend. A Friend we all know and love. A friend with more passion and grit than Darin Erstad’s resume. A friend that fought hard to the very end, but just couldn’t hold on any longer. A friend that faced and overcame...
Via Angelswin
October 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Nebraska Wide Receiver Signee Monte Harrison Will Skip College, Agrees To $1.8 Million Deal With Milwaukee Brewers

The suspense didn’t last long. Monte Harrison, a Nebraska wide receiver signee, has agreed to terms of a contract with the Milwaukee Brewers. Harrison, a dual-sport athlete, was selected by the Brewers in the second round of the 2014 MLB Draft. His decision to play for the Huskers or begin a professional baseball career came quickly.  Well that drama ended fast: according to...
Via College Spun
June 07, 2014  |  Discuss

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