Originally posted on Angelswin  |  Last updated 2/7/13
   By Brian Waller, AngelsWin.com Writer Although it’s fun to see what former Angel greats like Tim Salmon, Jim Edmonds, or Chuck Finley are up to these days, I actually enjoy following up on the lesser known players that once wore an Angel’s uniform; players who weren’t mega stars but still made key contributions to the big club. I tend to think back to the championship team from 2002 when doing these “where are they now” pieces. It was a team filled with role players and unsung heroes. It was a team without a superstar but it was a cohesive unit that took baseball by storm. A player I was always fond of was Shawn Wooten. He didn’t have huge pop or blazing speed but he had heart and was a blue collar player who was determined to play the game he loved at the highest level. William Shawn Wooten was born on July 24, 1972, in Glendora, California. Wooten was originally drafted and signed by the Detroit Tigers in 1993 as a third baseman. He played a little over two years in the...
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