Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Interview by David Saltzer, Senior Writer

When the Angels formally announced the 5-year extension with Jered Weaver, he said "I see these guys come in (pointing at Chuck Finley and Bobby Grich attending in the audience), the alumni throwing out the first pitch, and just seeing how tight of a brotherhood this is—I didn't want to let that slip away. I wanted to be a part of that."

So, who better to ask about the maturation of Jered Weaver as a pitcher and what it means to sign a long-term deal with the Angels than Chuck Finley. Over 14 years with the Angels, Chuck Finley amassed 165 wins—more than any other pitcher in franchise history. Chuck knows what it’s like to play in Southern California and what it means to be a franchise player. spoke with Chuck Finley about the Jered Weaver extension and about Finley’s time playing with the Angels. 

Click here to watch our interview. Interviews Angels Great Chuck Finley from on Vimeo.
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