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1972 Texas RangersSeason Roster
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Steve Lawson played for the 1972 Texas Rangers
LeagueAmerican LeagueDivisionWestLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameRangers
LocationSt. Petersburg,Florida
Record54-100 (6th in American League West)League Rank12thMLB Rank24th
BallparkArlington Stadium
ManagerTed WilliamsGeneral ManagerJoe Burke
CoachesJoe Camacho (Assistant Coach), Nellie Fox (Assistant Coach), Sid Hudson (Assistant Coach), George Susce (Assistant Coach), Wayne Terwilliger (Third Base Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickRoy Howell (#4)
Attendance662,974 (Rank: 20th)
Years Available1961-2018

Team History -- 1972 Statistics -- 1972 Roster VR -- Game Log -- Batting Lineups -- Defensive Lineups -- Starting Pitchers -- Draft Picks -- Prospects -- Organizational Roster -- Transactions

 
The players below represent ALL players who played at least 1 game for the 1972 Texas Rangers.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1972 baseball season.

1972 Texas Rangers Roster

TopPREV   NEXT Visual Roster Major Leaguers Active Players Drafted Players 1st Round Draft Picks Still Active on Roster
UnifPlayer NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsHigh SchoolCollege(s)Draft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)
4Larry BiittnerOF-1B6-2 205 L-L 1945-07-27 26Pocohontas,Iowa MLB1968-19831970-1983Pocahontas Catholic (Pocahontas,IA)Buena Vista U.
1968-10- 212-WS2
 
8Dick BillingsC6-1 195 R-R 1942-12-04 29Detroit,Michigan MLB1965-19751968-1975   Michigan St
1965-25- 476-WS2
 
27Dick BosmanP6-3 208 R-R 1944-02-17 28Kenosha,Wisconsin MLB1963-19761966-1976Mary D. Bradford (Kenosha,WI)Wisconsin-Parkside
1963-   UDFA-PIT
 
18Pete BrobergP6-3 205 R-R 1950-03-02 22West Palm Beach,Florida MLB1969-19781971-1978Palm Beach (West Palm Beach,FL)Dartmouth Col
1971- 1-   1-WS2
 
20Jeff BurroughsOF6-1 200 R-R 1951-03-07 21Long Beach,California MLB1969-19851970-1985Wilson (Long Beach,CA)
1969- 1-   1-WS2
 
29Casey CoxP6-5 200 R-R 1941-07-03 30Long Beach,California MLB1962-19731966-1973Wilson (Long Beach,CA)Cal St Los Angeles, Long Beach City Col
1962-   UDFA-CIN
 
22Jim Driscoll2B5-11 175 L-R 1944-05-14 28Medford,Massachusetts MLB1970-19721970-1972Arlington (Arlington,MA)
1962-   UDFA-MLB
 
37Jan DukesP5-11 175 L-L 1945-08-16 26Cheyenne,Wyoming MLB1969-19721969-1972Mills (Millbrae,CA)Santa Clara U.
1967- 1-   8-WS2
 
12Bill FaheyC6-0 200 L-R 1950-06-14 22Detroit,Michigan MLB1970-19831971-1983Redford Union (Redford,MI)St. Clair County CC
1970- 1-   1-WS2
 
3Ted FordOF5-10 180 R-R 1947-02-07 25Vineland,New Jersey MLB1966-19731970-1973Richland (Richland,NJ)
1966- 1-  11-CLE
 
13Bill GogolewskiP6-4 190 L-R 1947-10-26 24Oshkosh,Wisconsin MLB1965-19751970-1975Oshkosh Christian (Oshkosh,WI)
1965-18- 343-WS2
 
6Tom GrieveOF6-2 190 R-R 1948-03-04 24Pittsfield,Massachusetts MLB1967-19791970-1979Pittsfield (Pittsfield,MA)
1966- 1-   6-WS2
 
25Rich HandP6-1 195 R-R 1948-07-10 23Bellevue,Washington MLB1969-19731970-1973Lincoln (Seattle,WA)Puget Sound
1969- 1-   1-CLE
 
11Toby HarrahSS6-0 180 R-R 1948-10-26 23Sissonville,West Virginia MLB1967-19861969-1986Elgin (Marion,OH)
1966-   UDFA-PHI
 
7Vic Harris2B6-0 170 B-R 1950-03-27 22Los Angeles,California MLB1971-19841972-1980Los Angeles (Los Angeles,CA)Los Angeles Valley Col
1970- 1-   9-OAK
 
15Rich HintonP6-2 185 L-L 1947-05-22 25Tucson,Arizona MLB1969-19791971-1979Marana (Marana,AZ)Arizona
1969- 4-  76-CLE
 
33Frank Howard1B6-7 255 R-R 1936-08-08 35Columbus,Ohio MLB1958-19731958-1973Columbus South (Columbus,OH)Ohio St
1958-   UDFA-LAN
 
19Jerry JaneskiP6-4 205 R-R 1946-04-18 26Pasadena,California MLB1965-19721970-1972La Salle (Pasadena,CA)Cal St Los Angeles
1965-   UDFA-BOS
 
14Dalton Jones3B-2B6-1 180 L-R 1943-12-10 28McComb,Mississippi MLB1961-19721964-1972Baton Rouge (Baton Rouge,LA)
1961-   UDFA-BOS
 
15Hal KingC6-1 200 L-R 1944-02-01 28Oviedo,Florida MLB1967-19741967-1974Oviedo (Oviedo,FL)
1965-   UDFA-CAL
 
7Ted Kubiak2B-SS6-0 175 B-R 1942-05-12 30New Brunswick,New Jersey MLB1961-19761967-1976Highland Park (Highland Park,NJ)
1961-   UDFA-KC1
 
24Steve LawsonP6-1 175 R-L 1950-12-28 21Oakland,California MLB1969-19721972-1972San Lorenzo (San Lorenzo,CA)
1969- 3-  57-OAK
 
32Paul LindbladP6-1 195 L-L 1941-08-09 30Chanute,Kansas MLB1963-19781965-1978Chanute (Chanute,KS)Neosho County CC.
1963-   UDFA-KC1
 
35Joe LovittoOF6-0 185 B-R 1951-01-06 21San Pedro,California MLB1969-19751972-1975San Pedro (San Pedro,CA)
1969- 1-   2-WS2
 
23Elliott MaddoxOF5-11 181 R-R 1947-12-21 24East Orange,New Jersey MLB1968-19811970-1980Union (Union,NJ)Michigan
1968- 1-  20-DET
 
10Marty MartinezSS-3B6-1 175 B-R 1941-08-23 30Havana,Cuba MLB1960-19801962-1972  
1960-   UDFA-WS1
 
2,14Jim MasonSS6-2 190 L-R 1950-08-14 21Mobile,Alabama MLB1968-19791971-1979Murphy (Mobile,AL)
1968- 2-  28-WS2
 
5Don Mincher1B6-3 213 L-R 1938-06-24 34Huntsville,Alabama MLB1956-19721960-1972S.R. Butler (Huntsville,AL)
1956-   UDFA-CHA
 
1Dave Nelson3B5-10 160 R-R 1944-06-20 28Fort Sill,Oklahoma MLB1964-19771968-1977Junipero Serra (Gardena,CA)Cal St Los Angeles, El Camino-Compton Center
1964-   UDFA-CLE
 
31Jim PantherP6-1 190 R-R 1945-03-01 27Burlington,Iowa MLB1967-19731971-1973Highland Park (Highland Park,IL)So.Illinois U.
1967- 5-  92-KC1
 
30Mike PaulP6-0 183 L-L 1945-04-18 27Detroit,Michigan MLB1966-19741968-1974Pius X (Downey,CA)Arizona
1967-20- 390-CLE
 
28Horacio PinaP6-2 177 R-R 1945-03-12 27Coahuila,Mexico MLB1965-19781968-1978  
1976-   UDFA-CLE
 
21Tom Ragland2B5-10 155 R-R 1946-06-16 26Talladega,Alabama MLB1965-19731971-1973North (Detroit,MI)
1965-15- 283-WS2
 
2Len Randle2B5-10 169 B-R 1949-02-12 23Long Beach,California MLB1969-19821971-1982Centennial (Compton,CA)Arizona St
1970- 1-  10-WS2
 
34Jim RolandP6-3 190 R-L 1942-12-14 29Franklin,North Carolina MLB1961-19721962-1972Broughton (Raleigh,NC)
1961-   UDFA-MIN
 
16Jim ShellenbackP6-2 200 L-L 1943-11-18 28Riverside,California MLB1962-19771966-1977Ramona (Riverside,CA)
1962-   UDFA-NYA
 
17Don StanhouseP6-2 195 R-R 1951-02-12 21DuQuoin,Illinois MLB1969-19831972-1982DuQuoin (DuQuoin,IL)
1969- 1-   9-OAK
 
12Ken SuarezC5-9 175 R-R 1943-04-12 29Tampa,Florida MLB1966-19731966-1973Jesuit (Tampa,FL)Florida St
1965-   UDFA-KC1
 
38 Players