The mantra “Win One for the Cowboy” is a staple that is deeply rooted in Angels history for fans mlb caps cheap. The saying refers to the Angels’ founder and previous owner, Gene Autry, who never saw his Angels win a World Series in his 38 years as owner. Years went by as the team experienced many losses just strikes away from American League pennants. By the Angels’ first World Series Championship in 2002, Gene Autry had died, but after winning the World Series, Angels player Tim Salmon ran into the home dugout and brought out one of Autry’s signature white Stetson hats in honor of the “singing cowboy”. Autry’s #26 was retired as the 26th man on the field for the Angels.
Angel Stadium of Anaheim is nicknamed “The Big A.” It has a section in center field nicknamed the “California Spectacular”, a formation of artificial rocks made to look like a desert mountain in California baseball caps online. The California Spectacular has a running waterfall, geysers that shoot in the air, and also shoot fireworks from the rocks before every game; anytime the Angels hit a home run or win a game the fireworks shoot from the rocks as well. Each game begins with the song “Calling All Angels” by Train being played on the P.A., with Norman Greenbaum’s “Spirit in the Sky” being played during the team’s starting lineup announcement. During the seventh inning stretch of every home game, the fans sing along to “Build Me Up Buttercup” by The Foundations.
Anytime the Angels win a game, the saying “Light Up the Halo!”, or “Light That Baby Up!” is used in reference to the giant landmark which is a big 230 foot tall A with a halo surrounding the top which lights up every time the Angels win a game. Fans also use the saying, “Just another Halo victory”, as the late Angels broadcaster Rory Markas, who would say the catch phrase after each win.
The Angels organization was the first North American team to employ the use of thundersticks.
The Rally Monkey is a mascot for the Angels which appears if the Angels are losing a game or if the game is tied from the 7th inning on, but sometimes earlier depending on the situation. The Rally Monkey appears on the scoreboard in various movies or pop culture references that have been edited to include him. The Rally Monkey was born in 2000 when the scoreboard showed a clip from Ace Ventura: Pet Detective, after which the Angels rallied to win the game. The clip proved to be so popular that the team hired Katie, a white-haired capuchin monkey, to star in original clips for later games with baseball caps AU. When seen, she jumps up and down to the House of Pain song “Jump Around” and holds a sign that says “RALLY TIME!”