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1976 Texas RangersSeason Roster
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Joe Hoerner played for the 1976 Texas Rangers
LeagueAmerican LeagueDivisionWestLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameRangers
LocationSt. Petersburg,Florida
Record76-86 (4th in American League West)League Rank8thMLB Rank14th
ManagerFrank LucchesiGeneral ManagerDan O'Brien
CoachesPat Corrales (Assistant Coach), Dick Gerhart (Assistant Coach), Sid Hudson (Assistant Coach), Jackie Moore (Third Base Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickBilly Simpson (#12)
Attendance1,164,982
Years Available1961-2018

Team History -- 1976 Statistics -- 1976 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 1976 Texas Rangers.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1976 baseball season.

1976 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)
22Doug Ault1B-DH6-3 200 R-L 1950-03-09 26Beaumont,Texas MLB1973-19821976-1980French (Beaumont,TX)Texas Tech U., Panola Col
1970- 2-  36-SDN
 
25Mike BacsikP6-1 185 R-R 1952-04-01 24Dallas,Texas MLB1973-19801975-1980Bishop Dunne (Dallas,TX)
1970-55- 922-BAL
 
39Len BarkerP6-5 225 R-R 1955-07-07 20Fort Knox,Kentucky MLB1973-19871976-1987Neshaminy (Langhorne,PA)
1973- 3-  49-TEX
 
35Steve BarrP6-4 200 L-L 1951-09-08 24St. Louis,Missouri MLB1974-19781974-1976Carson (Carson,CA)
1969- 7- 157-BOS
 
12Juan BeniquezOF5-11 165 R-R 1950-05-13 26San Sebastian,Puerto Rico MLB1969-19881971-1988  
1968-   UDFA-BOS
 
28Bert BlylevenP6-3 207 R-R 1951-04-06 25Zeist,Netherlands MLB1969-19921970-1992Santiago (Garden Grove,CA)
1969- 3-  55-MIN
 
38Tommy BoggsP6-2 200 R-R 1955-10-25 20Poughkeepsie,New York MLB1974-19851976-1985Lanier (Austin,TX)
1974- 1-   2-TEX
 
34Nelson BrilesP5-11 200 R-R 1943-08-05 32Dorris,California MLB1964-19781965-1978Chico (Chico,CA)Santa Clara U., Chico St
1963-   UDFA-SLN
 
20Jeff BurroughsOF6-1 200 R-R 1951-03-07 25Long Beach,California MLB1969-19851970-1985Wilson (Long Beach,CA)
1969- 1-   1-WS2
 
16Gene ClinesOF5-9 170 R-R 1946-10-06 29San Pablo,California MLB1966-19791970-1979Ells (Richmond,CA)Contra Costa Col
1966- 6- 115-PIT
 
4Mike CubbageDH-2B6-0 180 L-R 1950-07-21 25Charlottesville,Virginia MLB1970-19821974-1981Lane (Charlottesville,VA)Virginia
1971- 2-  25-WS2
 
9John EllisC6-2 225 R-R 1948-08-24 27New London,Connecticut MLB1967-19811969-1981New London (New London,CT)
1966-   UDFA-NYA
 
14Bill FaheyC6-0 200 L-R 1950-06-14 26Detroit,Michigan MLB1970-19831971-1983Redford Union (Redford,MI)St. Clair County CC
1970- 1-   1-WS2
 
29Steve FoucaultP6-0 205 L-R 1949-10-03 26Duluth,Minnesota MLB1973-19791973-1978Coral Park (Miami,FL)South Georgia St
1969-43- 912-WS2
 
17Jim Fregosi1B-DH6-1 190 R-R 1942-04-04 34San Francisco,California MLB1961-19781961-1978Junipero Serra (San Mateo,CA)Menlo Col
1960-   UDFA-BOS
 
6Tom GrieveDH-OF6-2 190 R-R 1948-03-04 28Pittsfield,Massachusetts MLB1967-19791970-1979Pittsfield (Pittsfield,MA)
1966- 1-   6-WS2
 
26Steve HarganP6-3 180 R-R 1942-09-08 33Fort Wayne,Indiana MLB1962-19781965-1977South Side (Fort Wayne,IN)
1961-   UDFA-CLE
 
21Mike Hargrove1B6-0 195 L-L 1949-10-26 26Perryton,Texas MLB1972-19851974-1985Perryton (Perryton,TX)Northwestern St
1972-25- 572-TEX
 
11Toby HarrahSS6-0 180 R-R 1948-10-26 27Sissonville,West Virginia MLB1967-19861969-1986Elgin (Marion,OH)
1966-   UDFA-PHI
 
43Joe HoernerP6-1 200 R-L 1936-11-12 39Dubuque,Iowa MLB1957-19771963-1977Dubuque (Dubuque,IA)
1957-   UDFA-CHA
 
13Roy Howell3B6-1 190 L-R 1953-12-18 22Lompoc,California MLB1972-19851974-1984Lompoc (Lompoc,CA)
1972- 1-   4-TEX
 
3Joe LahoudDH6-0 202 L-L 1947-04-14 29Danbury,Connecticut MLB1966-19781968-1978   New Haven
1966-   UDFA-BOS
 
30Dave MoatesOF5-9 163 L-L 1948-01-30 28Great Lakes,Illinois MLB1969-19771975-1976   Florida St, State Col Florida, Manatee-Sarasota
1969- 4-  87-WS2
 
5Ken PapeSS-3B5-11 195 R-R 1951-10-01 24San Antonio,Texas MLB1976-19801976-1976MacArthur (San Antonio,TX)Texas
1973- 5-  97-TEX
 
36Gaylord PerryP6-4 215 R-R 1938-09-15 37Williamston,North Carolina MLB1958-19831962-1983Williamston (Williamston,NC)
1958-   UDFA-SFN
 
18Stan PerzanowskiP6-2 170 B-R 1950-08-25 25East Chicago,Indiana MLB1971-19791971-1978Oliver P. Morton (Hammond,IN)
1968-16- 362-CHA
 
19Fritz PetersonP6-0 200 B-L 1942-02-08 34Chicago,Illinois MLB1963-19761966-1976Arlington (Arlington Heights,IL)No.Illinois U.
1963-   UDFA-NYA
 
15Greg Pryor2B6-0 186 R-R 1949-10-02 26Marietta,Ohio MLB1970-19861976-1986Maynard Evans (Orlando,FL)Florida So.Col
1971- 6- 130-WS2
 
7Len Randle2B5-10 169 B-R 1949-02-12 27Long Beach,California MLB1969-19821971-1982Centennial (Compton,CA)Arizona St
1970- 1-  10-WS2
 
48Bill SingerP6-4 200 R-R 1944-04-24 32Los Angeles,California MLB1962-19771964-1977Pomona (Pomona,CA)
1961-   UDFA-LAN
 
33Craig SkokP6-0 190 R-L 1947-09-01 28Dobbs Ferry,New York MLB1967-19801973-1979   Broward Col, Florida St
1967- 3-  41-BOS
 
15Roy Smalley2B6-1 185 B-R 1952-10-25 23Los Angeles,California MLB1972-19871975-1987Westchester (Los Angeles,CA)USC
1974- 1-   1-TEX
 
10Jim SundbergC6-0 195 R-R 1951-05-18 25Galesburg,Illinois MLB1973-19891974-1989Galesburg (Galesburg,IL)Iowa
1973- 1-   2-TEX
 
46Jeff TerpkoP6-0 180 R-R 1950-10-16 25Sayre,Pennsylvania MLB1974-19781974-1977Sayre (Sayre,PA)
1968- 5-  92-WS2
 
4Danny Thompson3B6-0 183 R-R 1947-02-01 29Wichita,Kansas MLB1968-19761970-1976Capron (Capron,OK)Oklahoma St
1968- 1-  11-WS2
 
40Jim UmbargerP6-6 200 L-L 1953-02-17 23Burbank,California MLB1974-19831975-1978Grant (Van Nuys,CA)Arizona St
1974-16- 362-TEX
 
36 Players