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 Angels Memorabilia Sale, benefitting the Angels Baseball Foundation, took place on February 22nd at Angel Stadium. Angel fans and collectors were able to purchase game used jerseys, baseballs, helmets, broken bats, cleats, batting gloves and BP tops.
The 4th Annual Angels 5K & Family Fun Run will take place on Saturday. March 29th. Participants have the opportunity to run and walk on the new 5K course that is mapped throughout Angel Stadium, including behind home plate, where the run concludes in front of the Home Plate Gate and the 2014 Heath Fair/Expo. The first 5,500 registered runners will receive a commemorative t-shirt and ticket voucher for an upcoming Angels' game during the 2014 regular season. New to the 2014 race is a finisher medal for the first 5,500 registered runners who cross the finish line. For more information and to register please visit angels.com\5k.
The Angels will host a morning Baseball Clinic at Angel Stadium for the members of the Angels R.B.I. League. The Angels' R.B.I. League, in partnership with Major League Baseball and local Boys & Girls Clubs provide kids who would otherwise not have the chance, or 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. For more information on the Angels R.B.I. league please visit the R.B.I page on the community section at angels.com.April 15, 2014 - Jackie Robinson Night
On April 15th, the Angels will join the Oakland Athletics and the rest of Major League Baseball to recognize Jackie Robinson Day and celebrate his monumental impact on baseball and civil rights for all. All teams will wear the retired #42 jersey in honor of Jackie Robinson.April 28, 2014 - Autism Speaks Night
On April 28th the Angels will host Autism Awareness Night with the Orange County chapter of Autism Speaks. Through ticketing initiatives 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 representatives from the Orange County chapter of Autism Speaks will partake in the traditional "Take Me Out to the Ballgame" during the 7th inning stretch on the field.April 29, 2014 - 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 2013-2014 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.
CJ Wilson will be signing autographs on Saturday, May 3rd from 12-1 p.m. at the Cox Solutions store located at 6771 Quail Hill Parkway in Irvine. Get there early and join Angels radio AM830 and the Strike Force girls at 11 a.m. for cool prize giveaways. One autograph per person, no personal photographs with the player, other restrictions apply.May 10, 2014 - Project Literacy
The Angels and the Literacy Project Foundation are collaborating together for a Readers in the Outfield event at the exclusive Diamond Club at Angels' Stadium. Together the Angels and the Literacy Project Foundation will host 100 students from the LPF reading program for an afternoon with Angels' alumni, executives and other community leaders.May 13, 2014 - AVID Awards Ceremony
The Angels will honor the 2014 Angels Scholars class in the Diamond Club. 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 school.May 15, 2014 - Mother's Day and Susan G. Komen for the Cure Breast Cancer Awareness Day
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. 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 19, 2014 - 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 eighth 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 22, 2014 - Albert Pujols Celebrity Golf Classic, Pelican Hill Golf Course
The 12th Annual Albert Pujols Celebrity Golf Classic will take place at Pelican Hill Golf Course in Newport Beach. 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.
Howie Kendrick will be signing autographs on Saturday, June 7th from 12-1 p.m. at the Cox Solutions store located at 6234 Irvine Blvd. in Irvine. Get there early and join Angels radio AM830 and the Strike Force girls at 11 a.m. for cool prize giveaways. One autograph per person, no personal photographs with the player, other restrictions apply.June 7, 2014 - MLB Pitch, Hit & Run Finals at Angel Stadium
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 2014 All-Star Game at Target Field.
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 11, 2014 - Angels to Honor Eighth Class of Angels Scholars
Prior to the game, the Angels will honor the 2014 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 19, 2014 - UCI Blood Drive
UC Irvine Medical Center and Angels Baseball are partnering for a series of summer blood drives at Angel Stadium. These blood drives will help meet the needs of the patients at the UC Irvine Medical Center during the summer months when blood shortages often occur. Each donor will receive two Angels vouchers which can be exchanged at the stadium box office for two free game tickets. Blood drives will run from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Click here to make your appointment on the UCI website.June 21, 2014 - Wives Gold Ball Mystery Grab Bag, benefitting Special Olympics and the OC Animal Care
Join the Angels' Wives under the Big Red Hats as they host their Gold Ball Mystery Grab Bag event! From 5 p.m. until supplies last, the Angels Wives will sell $40 "mystery bags" 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 have the opportunity to win a select amount of "golden" baseballs. The winners of these gold balls will win four tickets to an upcoming game and the opportunity to meet the Angel who signed the ball during batting practice.
During the event, fans will also have the chance to meet many pets who are available for adoption from the OC Animal Care.
Proceeds will benefit Special Olympics, Southern California, the OC Animal Care and the Angels Baseball Foundation.
*Please note that due to the limited number of "Mystery Bags," there will be a three (3) bag limit per person, while supplies last.
Winners from the opportunity drawing:
Mike Trout autographed photo: Holloway (8665)
Garrett Richards game used jersey: Mizioko (3871)
Jered Weaver autographed jersey: Arimoto (1717)
Kole Calhoun locker name plate: Dickson (5243)
Howard Kendrick autographed bat: Gordon (7607)
C.J. Cron autographed/game used helmet: Lee (6868)
Chris Iannetta autographed/game used cleat: Leos (2259)
Thank you to all the fans that came out to support the gold ball event.June 22, 2014 - Angels Baseball Equipment Drive
Join the Angels and the Baseball Tomorrow Fund for their 7th Equipment Drive on June 22nd! 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 the Home Plate Gate. Volunteers from Central Garden Grove Little League and West Grove Girls Softball will be manning the collection bins approximately 2 hours prior to game time through the 2nd inning.
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 Central Garden Grove Little League and West Grove Girls Softball with a monetary grant to help purchase new equipment.
In addition, Chevrolet will be donating $2,000 to each league. The 2014 Equipment Drive is sponsored by Chevrolet, the Official Ride of Angels Baseball.June 23, 2014 - C.J. Wilson Event (ESPN Zone)
UC Irvine Medical Center and Angels Baseball are partnering for a series of summer blood drives at Angel Stadium. These blood drives will help meet the needs of the patients at the UC Irvine Medical Center during the summer months when blood shortages often occur. Each donor will receive two Angels vouchers which can be exchanged at the stadium box office for two free game tickets. Blood drives will run from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Click here to make your appointment on the UCI website.June 25, 2014 - "1/2 Way to" Christmas Toy and PJ Drive benefiting the Angels Baseball Foundation
Each year the Angels Baseball Foundation strives to make the season brighter for 200 underprivileged kids by hosting a Children's Holiday Party for non-profit organizations in the Southern California area. Among other special Angels items, each child receives a new toy and new pair of PJ's at the December holiday party. Join us, as we start our collection early at the Angles "1/2 Way to" Christmas Celebration on June 25 against the Minnesota Twins at 7:05 p.m.
Angels representatives will be located at Home Plate Gate, Gate 1, and Gate 4 to collect donations. For each donation of new PJ's (youth sizes M - XL or adult S - L) OR new toy valued at $10 or more, fans will receive one (1) ticket voucher good for an upcoming Angels game (restrictions apply). Please note, ticket vouchers are limited to one (1) per person per toy or per pair of PJ's donated. There is a limit of ten (10) vouchers per person.June 28, 2014 - UCI Blood Drive
UC Irvine Medical Center and Angels Baseball are partnering for a series of summer blood drives at Angel Stadium. These blood drives will help meet the needs of the patients at the UC Irvine Medical Center during the summer months when blood shortages often occur. Each donor will receive two Angels vouchers which can be exchanged at the stadium box office for two free game tickets. Blood drives will run from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Click here to make your appointment on the UCI website.June 29, 2014 - 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, Sunday, June 29 at Angels' 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 Sunday, June 29 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: firstname.lastname@example.org. The walk will benefit Orange County United Way and the Angels Baseball Foundation.
Bring the whole family out for a day of fun on Sunday, June 29, 2014 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!
Tim Salmon will be signing autographs on Saturday, July 5th from 12-1 p.m. at the Cox Solutions store located at 6771 Quail Hill Parkway in Irvine. Angels radio AM830 along with the Angels Strike Force girls will have cool giveaways beginning at 11 a.m. NOTE: No personal photographs with the player permitted. Only one autograph per person, other restrictions apply.July 7, 2014 - Angels R.B.I. League End of the Year Banquet
The Angels are proud to host the members of the Angels R.B.I. 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 R.B.I. 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 R.B.I. 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.July 10, 2014 - UCI Blood Drive
The 18th annual Angels Canned Food Drive, will be held Friday, July 18th through Saturday the 19th at Angel Stadium. During the Angels' weekend series vs. Seattle, fans will have the opportunity to donate canned or non-perishable food and receive tickets to an upcoming Angels home game. The canned food drive will benefit the Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County.
From Friday, July 18th through Saturday the 19th, volunteers from the Second Harvest Food Bank will have collection bins in front of the Home Plate Gate and inside Gates 1 and 4 starting two hours prior to game time through the second inning. Fans will also have the opportunity to "stuff" the Wells Fargo Stage Coach with canned foods at the Home Plate Gate.
Fans that donate 10 or more canned food items or $10 or more will be entered to win autographed Angels items. The first 150 donors of $10 or 10 canned food items each day will also receive two tickets to an upcoming Angels home game. Additionally, for every dollar donated by Angels fans during the weekend's drive, Wells Fargo will match their donation up to $5,000. All proceeds benefit the Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County.July 24, 2014 - UCI Blood Drive
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 4 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 in August.July 26, 2014 - Kole Calhoun Autograph Session
Kole Calhoun will be signing autographs on Saturday, July 26th from 12-1 p.m. at the Cox Solutions store located at 23704 El Toro Rd in Lake Forest. Angels radio AM830 along with the Angels Strike Force girls will have cool giveaways beginning at 11 a.m. Also come and enjoy lunch provided by Jersey Mike's Subs while supplies last. NOTE: No personal photographs with the player permitted. Only one autograph per person, other restrictions apply.