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February 1962: Putting their heads together at Los Angeles Angels spring training at Palm Springs are, from left, outfielders Ken Hunt, Lee Thomas and Leon Wagner, catcher Earl Averill and first baseman Steve Bilko. This photo was published in the Feb. 23, 1962, Los Angeles Times.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ben Olender / Los Angeles Times

March 10, 1969: With 56 players in camp, the Angels dugout at Palm Springs gets jammed. This photo was published in the March 11, 1969, Los Angeles Times.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Art Rogers / Los Angeles Times

Feb. 9, 1970: Jay Johnstone, foreground, leads the Angels in some stretching at Blair Field in Long Beach. This photo was published in the Feb. 10, 1970, Los Angeles Times.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Art Rogers / Los Angeles Times

March 1972: Sheep graze in a field next to the Angels' spring training camp in Holtville, Calif., near El Centro in Imperial County. This photo was published in the March 5, 1972, Los Angeles Times.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Art Rogers / Los Angeles Times

Feb. 27, 1973: Angels pitchers Sid Monge, left, and Clyde Wright stretch their hamstrings during spring training in Holtville, Calif. This photo was published in the Feb. 28, 1973, Los Angeles Times.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Art Rogers / Los Angeles Times

Feb. 27, 1973: A new stretching exercise is employed by at Angel camp in Holtville. In foreground are Ron Perranoski, left, and Steve Barber. This photo was published in the March 4, 1973, Los Angeles Times.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Art Rogers / Los Angeles Times

March 4, 1981: Angels stars Don Baylor, from left, Fred Lynn and Rod Carew have a few laughs during the team's training camp in Palm Springs. This photo was published in the March 28, 1981, Los Angeles Times.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Joe Kennedy / Los Angeles Times

March 1983: Angels Tim Foli, left, Fred Lynn and Bobby Grich chat between batting practice sessions at spring camp in Casa Grande, Ariz. This photo was published in the March 28, 1983, Los Angeles Times.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Robert Lachman / Los Angeles Times

March 22, 1984: Bat boys for an Angels spring game against Oakland Athletics were Dominquez Jackson Jr., brother of Reggie Jackson, and Aaron Boone, son of catcher Bob Boone and a future big leaguer himself. This photo was published in the March 28, 1984, Los Angeles Times.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Christine Cotter / Los Angeles Times

March 1984: Angles owner Gene Autry takes his place in the stands with his wife, Jackie, executive vice president of the team, at Angels Stadium in Palm Springs. This photo was published in the April 9, 1984, Los Angeles Times

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Thomas Kelsey / Los Angeles Times

Feb. 27, 1987: Angels' Gary Pettis and teammates stretch during spring training camp in Mesa, Ariz. This photo was published in the Feb. 28, 1987, Los Angeles Times.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Robert Lachman / Los Angeles Times

March 25, 1987: Angel Stadium in Palm Springs from the upper press box. This photo was published in the March 26, 1987, Los Angeles Times.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Gail Fisher / Los Angeles Times

March 1983: Angels slugger Reggie Jackson shakes hand of young admirer before leaving practice field. This photo was published in the May 6, 1983 Los Angeles Times.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Robert Lachman / Los Angeles Times

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Here’s a photo gallery looking back at the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim spring training camps. The Angels team name has changed – Los Angeles Angels, California Angels and Anaheim Angels – but spring training is always the same: lots of stretching and baseball basics.

This previous From the Archives gallery covers Dodgers’ spring training in Vero Beach, Fla.

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2 Comments

  1. March 9, 2014, 10:02 am

    Angels 2nd basemen in the shot with Tim Foli and Fred Lynn is Bobby Grich (with a "G")

    By: bobslesh@att.net
  2. March 12, 2015, 7:43 pm

    Pretty sure Ken Hunt was an infielder….

    By: skinman13@aol.com

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