» June 24, 1964: University of Wisconsin star slugger Rick Reichardt signs with the Angels. He receives the biggest bonus ever, an estimated $200,000.
» April 19, 1966: In the first regular season game at Anaheim Stadium, California drops a 3–1 decision to the White Sox before 31,660 fans. Rick Reichardt hits the Angels' first regular-season home run in the new facility.
» April 30, 1966: Rick Reichardt hits a record-tying two home runs in the 8th inning, pacing a 16–9 California rout of Boston at Fenway. Teammate Bobby Knoop chips in with a double and home run in the same inning.
» May 31, 1966: California's Rick Reichardt ties the ML strikeout record for extra-inning games with six K's in a 17-inning, 7–5 loss to the Indians.
» July 28, 1966: Rick Reichardt, California's young hitting star, is sidelined with a kidney ailment. He will have a kidney removed in two weeks.
» September 18, 1967:
Minnesota keeps pace by beating Kansas City 2–0 behind Jim Katt's 6-hitter. The White Sox lose 3–2 to the Angels when Rick Reichardt hits a 9th inning RBI single. Boston, Detroit, and Minnesota are now tied for 1st, with Chicago in 4th place, a half-game back.
» June 20, 1971: Four grand slams are hit in the ML, by the Braves Earl Williams, the Phillies Deron Johnson, the White Sox Rick Reichardt, and the Pirates Willie Stargell. Williams' slam comes in a 5–4 loss, and the Braves drop a 2nd game, 2–0 to the Reds. The Pirates whip Montreal, 7–1, and the Sox pummel the Twins, 18–8. Johnson's slam, in the 11th, gives the Phils a split with the Mets.