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LA Angels: The Jim Edmonds trade, 20 years later

One of the most difficult seasons for Angels fans to watch from afar was Jim Edmonds 2000 campaign with the St. Louis Cardinals. Having spent the majority of his final season in Anaheim recovering from torn ligaments in a shoulder that had chronic symptoms which were ignored until the week before the season began, Edmonds first go-around with the Red Birds turned into an MVP-caliber performance.

The center fielder, who was traded to St. Louis twenty years ago today, had his most productive season to date in home runs (42), RBIs (108), runs scored (129), on-base percentage (.