Season Information
Team Name
1979 Texas Rangers
League
American League
Division
West
Calendar
Location
W-L Record
83-79 (.512)   GBL: -5
Rankings (Div/Lg/MLB)
3 / 8 / 14
Runs For/Against
750 / 698   Diff: +52
Playoffs
dnq
Playoff Series
dnq
Playoff Series
General Manager(s)
Manager(s)
Ballpark
Spring Training W-L
Not available
Spring Ballpark
Top Draft Pick
Attendance
Attendance Rank
15
Payroll (usd$)
Payroll Rank
0
Years Active
1961-2020
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1979 Texas Rangers Season Roster

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  • UnifPlayer NameAgeExpPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat YearsServ TimeNationality
    33Doyle Alexander289P6-3200RR1950-09-04Cordova,AL
    1968-  9- 185-LAN
    MLB1971-19891968-19890.000US
    23Brian Allard211P6-1175RR1958-01-03Spring Valley,IL
    1976-  4-  84-TEX
    MLB1979-19811976-19840.000US
    17Bob Babcock291P6-5210RR1949-08-25New Castle,PA
    1967-  0-   0-PIT
    MLB1979-19811968-19840.000US
    25Buddy Bell2783B-OF6-3200RR1951-08-27Pittsburgh,PA
    1969- 16- 375-CLE
    MLB1972-19891969-19890.000US
    3Larvell Blanks298SS-2B5-8167RR1950-01-28Del Rio,TX
    1969-  3-  60-ATL
    MLB1972-19801969-19800.000US
    19Bert Campaneris3716SS-3B5-10160RR1942-03-09Pueblo Nueva,CU
    1961-  0-   0-KC1
    MLB1964-19831962-19830.000CU
    12Dave Chalk2873B-SS5-10175RR1950-08-30Del Rio,TX
    1972-  1-  10-CAL
    MLB1973-19811972-19810.000US
    11Steve Comer252P-2B6-3205BR1954-01-13Minneapolis,MN
    1976-  0-   0-TEX
    MLB1978-19841976-19850.000US
    44Danny Darwin232P6-3190RR1955-10-25Bonham,TX
    1976-  0-   0-TEX
    MLB1978-19981976-19980.000US
    27Dock Ellis3412P6-3210BR1945-03-11Los Angeles,CA
    1964-  0-   0-PIT
    MLB1968-19791964-19790.000US
    17John Ellis30111B-C6-2225RR1948-08-24New London,CT
    1966-  0-   0-NYA
    MLB1969-19811967-19810.000US
    9Ed Farmer297P6-5210RR1949-10-18Evergreen Park,IL
    1967-  5-  91-CLE
    MLB1971-19831967-19860.000US
    30Oscar Gamble2911OF-DH5-11165LR1949-12-20Ramer,AL
    1968- 16- 363-CHN
    MLB1969-19851968-19850.000US
    7Jerry Don Gleaton211P6-3210LL1957-09-14Brownwood,TX
    1979-  1-  17-TEX
    MLB1979-19921979-19930.000US
    23Gary Gray2631B-DH6-0203RR1952-09-21New Orleans,LA
    1974- 18- 408-TEX
    MLB1977-19821974-19840.000US
    6Johnny Grubb308OF-DH6-3188LR1948-08-04Richmond,VA
    1971-  1-  23-SDN
    MLB1972-19871971-19880.000US
    38Gary Holle2411B-OF6-6210RL1954-08-11Albany,NY
    1976- 13- 292-MIL
    MLB1979-19791977-19810.000US
    24Fergie Jenkins3515P6-5210RR1943-12-13Chatham,ON
    1962-  0-   0-PHI
    MLB1965-19831962-19830.000CA
    31John Henry Johnson222P6-2190LL1956-08-21Houston,TX
    1974- 15- 355-SFN
    MLB1978-19871974-19870.000US
    35Mike Jorgensen30111B-OF6-0195LL1948-08-16Passaic,NJ
    1966-  4-  61-NYN
    MLB1968-19851966-19850.000US
    34Jim Kern306P6-5205RR1949-03-15Gladwin,MI
    1967-  0-   0-CLE
    MLB1974-19861968-19860.000US
    28Sparky Lyle3413P6-1195LL1944-07-22DuBois,PA
    1964-  0-   0-BAL
    MLB1967-19821964-19820.000US
    30Greg Mahlberg262C-1B5-10180RR1952-08-08Milwaukee,WI
    1973-  0-   0-TEX
    MLB1978-19791977-19820.000US
    32Jon Matlack299P6-3205LL1950-01-19West Chester,PA
    1967-  1-   4-NYN
    MLB1971-19831967-19830.000US
    29Larry McCall263P6-2195LR1952-09-08Asheville,NC
    1971-  0-   0-BAL
    MLB1977-19791977-19810.000US
    UnifPlayer NameAgeExpPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat YearsServ TimeNationality
    42Doc Medich308P6-5227RR1948-12-09Aliquippa,PA
    1970- 30- 700-NYA
    MLB1972-19821970-19820.000US
    24Willie Montanez31111B-OF6-1193LL1948-04-01Catano,PR
    1965-  0-   0-SLN
    MLB1966-19821965-19820.000PR
    4Nelson Norman212SS-2B6-2160BR1958-05-23San Pedro de Macoris,DR
    1975-  0-   0-PIT
    MLB1978-19871975-19890.000DR
    0Al Oliver3212OF-1B6-0195LL1946-10-14Portsmouth,OH
    1964-  0-   0-PIT
    MLB1968-19851965-19850.000US
    18Pat Putnam2531B-DH6-1214LR1953-12-03Bethel,VT
    1975-  1-  22-TEX
    MLB1977-19841975-19850.000US
    26Dave Rajsich272P6-5175LL1951-09-28Youngstown,OH
    1974-  0-   0-NYA
    MLB1978-19801975-19880.000US
    17Mickey Rivers3010OF-DH5-10165LL1948-10-31Miami,FL
    1969-  2-  40-ATL
    MLB1970-19841969-19840.000US
    14Dave Roberts2873B-C6-3215RR1951-02-17Lebanon,OR
    1972-  1-   1-SDN
    MLB1972-19821972-19820.000US
    15Billy Sample242OF-DH5-9175RR1955-04-02Roanoke,VA
    1976- 10- 228-TEX
    MLB1978-19861976-19860.000US
    5Eric Soderholm3083B-DH5-11187RR1948-09-24Cortland,NY
    1968-  1-   1-MIN
    MLB1971-19801968-19800.000US
    12Jim Sundberg286C-OF6-0195RR1951-05-18Galesburg,IL
    1973-  1-   2-TEX
    MLB1974-19891973-19890.000US
    10LaRue Washington2522B-SS6-0170RR1953-09-07Long Beach,CA
    1975- 23- 540-TEX
    MLB1978-19791977-19810.000US
    1Bump Wills2632B-DH5-9177BR1952-07-27Washington,DC
    1975-  1-   6-TEX
    MLB1977-19821975-19820.000US
    22Richie Zisk309OF-DH6-1208RR1949-02-06Brooklyn,NY
    1967-  3-  56-PIT
    MLB1971-19831967-19830.000US
    39 record(s)
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    Unif Uniform Number, if available Player Name Name of the player. If not linked, then no profile on the site Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid Pos Defensive Position Ht Height Wt Weight Ba Bats Th Throws Born Date Date of Birth for Player Place of Birth City,State or City,Country for birthplace Draft Info Year-DraftRound-Overall-Drafted by Team Abbreviation. Click the link to view picks for that round. Indicates most recent draft instance HiLvl Highest Level Reached MLB Years Up-to-date Range of Years played Stat Years Available range of years of statistics within the TBC system