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If the 2014 Angels Were Star Wars Characters

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Why stop with Ackbar and Shoebacca?

For many seasons Angels fans here on Halos Heaven have refereed to Erick Aybar as "The Admiral" after Admiral Ackbar, a brief but critical character in Return of the Jedi. When Aybar gets a clutch hit someone inevitably will post "IT'S A TRAP" in reference to Ackbar's most memorable line in the film - when he realizes that the "under construction" Death Star is fully operational.

A few weeks ago the legendary poster acuda27 dropped the most awesome nickname in celebration of Matt Shoemaker's emergence as a dominant pitcher. Shoebacca. The tall bearded 27-year-old rookie has the silent strong mystique of a Wookie indeed, and the nickname caught on faster than any I can recall in my ten seasons running this blog.

So if we are to populate our team with the Star Wars Universe, let's get the main character heroes out of the way...

The Good Guys

The Bad Guys

Can you think of any other combos?

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