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L.A. Angels Hitting Their Stride, Tie 75-Year-Old Record With Nine .300 Batters


This was the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim's lineup on Aug. 18 against the Cleveland Indians.

1. Chone Figgins, 3B .308

2. Bobby Abreu, RF .310

3. Juan Rivera, LF .310

4. Vladimir Guerrero, DH .313

5. Kendry Morales, 1B .303

6. Torii Hunter, CF .307

7. Maicer Izturis, 2B .300

8. Mike Napoli, C .300

9. Erick Aybar, SS .313

Why is this lineup so significant?

Our friends at the Elias Sports Bureau tell us it's the first time since 1934 that any major league team has finished a game—at least 100 games into a season—with each player in its starting batting order hitting .300 or better.

The last team to accomplish this feat was the 1934 Detroit T...

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