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Tim Salmon is a hit at Angel Stadium

July 11, 2010 |  7:41 pm

Jennie Finch served a floating ball right down the middle.

Tim Salmon sent the softball high into the air and it landed in left field, beyond the shallow fence put in the Angel Stadium outfield for the All-Star Legend and Softball Game.

ESPN went to Salmon with a microphone afterward.

“For the Angels fans, there’s No. 300,” said Salmon, who retired with 299 home runs after a 14-year career with the Angels.

The list of former players was full of Hall of Famer members and others of note, but none was received as well by the crowd as Salmon.

When his face was initially shown on the video board, the crowd  shouted louder than it had for anyone else.

Before the former left fielder went to second base, Salmon had another microphone in his face. He was asked about his days playing in Angel Stadium.

“The fans were great to me all those years,” he said.

--DeAntae Prince