Where are the 2002 Angels now?

Former Angels Garret Anderson and Tim Salmon throw out the first pitch on opening day at Angel Stadium in April.
Former Angels Garret Anderson and Tim Salmon, starters on the 2002 championship team, throw out the first pitch on opening day at Angel Stadium in April.
(Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)

A look at what some members of the 2002 Angels are doing now, at last report.

Alfredo Amezaga, SS: A coach at the Team Sosa baseball training facility in Miami.

Garret Anderson, LF: Working as a part-time analyst on Angels broadcasts for Bally Sports West.

Kevin Appier, RHP: Owns and operates a soybean farm in Paola, Kan.

Clay Bellinger, 1B: Firefighter in Arizona. Father of Dodgers’ Cody Bellinger.


Noah Syndergaard pitched into the eighth inning before running out of steam, and the Angels lost 6-2 to Kansas City as their win streak ended at three.

Mickey Callaway, RHP: On MLB’s ineligible list until after the 2022 season for violating MLB policies on harassment while a coach with the then-Cleveland Indians.

Dennis Cook, LHP: Currently a youth baseball coach in Texas.

Jeff DaVanon, OF: Account manager for an Orange County business.

Brendan Donnelly, RHP: Retired and living in Arizona.

David Eckstein, SS: Helps wife, actress Ashley Eckstein, run the Her Universe website.

Angels center fielder Darin Erstad makes a diving catch during the 2002 World Series.
(Associated Press)

Darin Erstad, CF: Head coach of Nebraska baseball team from 2011 to 2019. Retired and living in Nebraska.

Sal Fasano, C: Catching coach for the Atlanta Braves.

Brad Fullmer, DH: “My most important job these days is dad to my two kids.”

Benji Gil, 2B: Currently the infielders coach for the 2022 Angels.

Troy Glaus, 3B: Retired and coaches his son’s youth baseball team.

Alfredo Griffin, coach: Left after the 2018 season, coaches occasionally in the Dominican Republic.

In the same year Disney was looking to part ways with the Angels, the team put up its most memorable season, defeating the Giants in the 2002 World Series.

Mickey Hatcher, coach: Left after 2018 season, does PR appearances for Dodgers.

Adam Kennedy, 2B: Realtor and youth baseball advisor/coach in Orange County.

John Lackey, RHP: Retired, an avid golfer and chauffeur for three kids.

Al Levine, RHP: Retired and living in Belleville, Ill.

Joe Maddon, coach: Recently fired as manager of the Angels.

Bengie Molina, C: Part of the Spanish broadcast team for the St. Louis Cardinals.

José Molina, C: Was minor league catching coordinator for the Angels until Oct. 15, 2021.

José Nieves, IF: Minor league infield coordinator for the Cincinnati Reds.

Angels star Mike Trout ties the record for most home runs in a single series, hitting his fifth home run in a 4-0 win over the Seattle Mariners.

Orlando Palmeiro, OF: Works with a leadership training group in Florida.

Troy Percival, RHP: Resigned as coach of UC Riverside in 2020 to spend more time with his family and help his son reach the majors.

Lou Pote, RHP: Baseball director at Playmaker U in Canada.

Julio Ramirez, OF: Outfield coach for the Chicago White Sox’s Dominican League team.

Francisco Rodríguez, RHP: Last pitched in 2019 for Monclova in the Mexican League.

Ron Roenicke, coach: special assistant to the general manager of the Dodgers.

Tim Salmon, RF: Coaching a high school baseball team in Scottsdale, Ariz., and working as a part-time analyst on Angels broadcasts for Bally Sports West.

Mike Scioscia, manager: Stepped down as manager after the 2018 season. Managed the 2020 Olympic baseball team.

Aaron Sele, RHP: A special assignment scout for the Chicago Cubs.

Scott Spiezio, 1B: Owns a farm in Illinois and gives hitting tips to local youth.

Jarrod Washburn, LHP: Retired as a high school baseball coach and now owns a deer hunting preserve in Wisconsin.

Ben Weber, RHP: Operates a chiropractic facility in Alabama.

Matt Wise, RHP: Pitching coach for the 2022 Angels.

Shawn Wooten, DH: Owner and instructor of Hit Dawg Baseball Academy in Minnesota.