The San Diego native led the American League as a Seattle Mariner in Strikeouts (204) as a rookie in 1994, and he was the runner-up as the Rookie of the Year. Langston led the AL in Strikeouts in 1986 and 1987, going to the All-Star Game in the latter year.
After a brief stint in Montreal, Langston came to the California Angels, where he was a three-time All-Star. As an Angel, Langston has four 13-Win years and four campaigns where he had over 174 Strikeouts. He would finish his career with a brief run in San Diego and Cleveland with 2,464 career Strikeouts.