WORLD SERIES - ANGELS WIN SERIES IN SEVEN GAMES & ANGLES IN 2003
 
  Edison Field (Angel stadium) prior to World Series game 1.  Picture furnished by Stuart Hull. Angel hat in front of Edison Field (Angel stadium) prior to World Series game 1.  Picture furnished by Stuart Hull.
  Game 1 of World Series prior to game.  Flag unfurled on the field.  Picture furnished by Stuart Hull.
GAME 5 - Pictures furnished by Jerry Slagle
  Anthony Jernegan and Jerry Slagle at game 5 of the World Series at Pac Bell park in San Francisco.   Angel dugout.  San Francisco Giants win game 16-4 to take a 3-2 series lead.  Jeff Kent had two 2-run homers early in the game
  McCovey Cove behind right field stands.  t 23 home runs have been hit into McCovey Cove with Bonds the only one to do it in post season.   Bonds gets hit to right field.  You can see ball in flight.  Jeff Kent on first.  Kent hit 276 in the series with 7 RBI's
  Right Field stands   San Francisco fans
GAME 7 - By Nelson Slagle
  Big A Sign from behind center field stands.  Sign says World Series 7th game.  57 Freeway behind sign.  Taken an hour before game started.  Parking lot full.  Many motor homes tailgaiting.  I parked on Rampert 90 minutes before game time and was a 20 minute walk to my seat. Kevin, John and Patrick Slagle.  John treated us all to the game.  Thank you John for the once in a lifetime thrill.  We are sitting in the last row of the Stands in Center Field.  Row L, seats 1-4.
Kevin, John, Patrick and Nelson Slagle  Baseballs behind Center Field stands with names of Autrey (Gene), Carew (Rod) and Ryan (Nolan) 
Stands in Center Field with press area in foreground.  Also stadium TV Screen is on the right CF stands from left field about an hour prior to game
Fans coming into stadium and parking lot near front of stadium CF stands and scoreboard from stands along first base.  Two teams combined for World Series record of 85 runs and 21 HR, 14 by SF.
Press Box area from stands near first base.  Note most of the people dressed in red Star Spangled Banner prior to start of game
Four jets fly overhead just prior to start of game Water Falls in left center field from our seats
First pitch of game to Kenny Lofton by John Lackey. Lackey becomes first rookie to win 7th game since 1909.  Darin Erstad (300 BA for series) in CF.  SF 1st baseman, JT Snow (ex-Angel) led the series with 11 hits (record is 13) and hit 407. Kenny Lofton (290 batting average in series and scored 7 runs)  in CF and Barry Bonds in LF.  Note thunder sticks.  Every one received these balloons when they entered stadium
CF and RF stands from left field.  Fans were really into game.  Unbelievable for the California layed back fans to cheer so loudly. Bonds batting in the 2nd inning.  Finished game 1-3 with a walk.  Finished series with 4 home runs, 6 RBI's,  a 471 batting average, 13 walks, 700 on base %, 8 runs scored and slugging average of 1294. The last 4 stats are World Series records for series of more than 4 games.  He also has career intentional walk record with 7 even though this is his only World Series!  For the 17 playoff games Bonds hit 356 with 8 HR, 16 RBI's and 27 walks!
Bonds batting in 4th inning from 1B stands.  Catcher (33) Santiago on deck.  Benji Molina catching for Angels Bonds batting in 4th inning taken from 3rd row.  Catcher (33) Benito Santiago on deck.  I had no problem walking down any aisle I wanted until the 9th inning when security tightened
  Bonds on 1B.  First Baseman is Scott Spiezio (261 BA with 8 RBI's) and 2nd baseman is Adam Kennedy (280 Batting Average) Bonds on second.  Troy Glaus playing 3B and Eckstein (310 BA for series with 6 runs scored) is at SS.  Glaus was World Series MVP with 3 HR's, 8 RBI's and 385 batting average.
Patrick, John and Kevin in front of Autrey Baseball Looking on to field from first base stands.  Note Event Staff worker in yellow.  Angels had a staff worker at the bottom of every aisle to prevent fans from getting on to the field
Kevin, John and Patrick in 8th inning.  Final score was 4-1 as Garret Anderson hit a 3 run double in the 3rd inning off of Livan Hernandez for the decisive hit in the game. Kevin, John, Patrick and Nelson Slagle in 8th inning. John went to games 2 and 7 of the World Series and games 3&4 in SF of the NL Championships.  Jerry Slagle saw World Series game 7 and Angel games 3 & 5 against Minnesota.  Jim Slagle was at game 3 of both Angel playoff series against New York and Minnesota.
Troy Glaus, Benji Molina and Percival celebrate just after game 7 was over, a 4-1 win for the Angels.  It was Percival's 3rd save of the series.  He allowed a meaningless Bonds HR in 3 innings.  Relieves Donnelly allowed 0 runs in 7.1 innings.  Rodriguez stuck out 13 in 8.2 innings and gave up 2 earned runs.  Picture furnished by Stuart Hull Kym and Stuart Hull in left field bleachers.  Picture furnished by Stuart Hull.  Angels won 7 game series by scores of: 3-4, 11-10, 10-4, 3-4, 4-16, 6-5 and 4-1.  Key game was game 6 when SF led 5-0 going into the 7th.  Speizo hit a 3 run homer in 7th.  In 8th Darin Erstad hit a solo HR and Troy Glaus hit a two run double off of Rob Nen, SF closer. 
After Game celebration on field.  Angels started out the season 6-14, their worst starting record in franchise history.  The Angels finished 99-63, their best mark in franchise history.  They finished 4 games behind Oakland.  The Angel - SF World Series was the first World Series with two wild card teams.  
ANGELS ON 7-11-2003 - ANGELS BEAT MINNESOTA 5-0

Front of Edison Field Stadium
Field from our seats 70 minutes prior to start. No indication of Angels 2002 World Series Championshiop visible.   
Press Box from Left Field seats
Field from Bleachers were we sat for 7th game of World Series
Pond from Angel stadium with help of telephoto lens
Angel History display
2002 World Series Championship Display
Angels World Series Trophy for winning 2003 World Series
Jim, Jerry and John Slagle watching game

ANGELS ON 5-5-2004 - ANGELS BEAT DETROIT 6-3

Nelson points to Colon sign in front of Angel Stadium
Jose Guillen in batters box from our seats just before he hit a two run homer as forst place Angels beat Tigers 6-3.
Troy Glaus at bat - he hit home run in next at bat