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Management decisions, mis-plays and a host of other mistakes haunted the Angels. Mr. Autry wanted more than anything for "his" team to win a Championship. It never happened in his lifetime. People compare the Angel teams to the Boston Red Sox, a club also known for long-suffering fans, and for collapses in the autumn.
Then, when all else failed, came the "rally monkey", with fans holding in the air the rally monkey, a common sight at games, the Angels won in 2002. World Series Champions, the rally monkey is now standard "protection" for the Angels fans.
|Gene Autry www.wikipedia.org|