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1980 Texas RangersSeason Roster
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Brian Allard played for the 1980 Texas Rangers
LeagueAmerican LeagueDivisionWestLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameRangers
LocationSt. Petersburg,Florida
Record76-85 (4th in American League West)League Rank10thMLB Rank17th
ManagerPat CorralesGeneral ManagerEddie Robinson
CoachesRich Donnelly (Bullpen Coach), Fred Koenig (First Base Coach), Frank Lucchesi (Assistant Coach), Jackie Moore (Third Base Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickTim Maki (#14)
Attendance1,198,175
Minor League AffiliatesCharleston Charlies (AAA) 67-71 ... Tulsa Drillers (AA) 75-61 ... Asheville Tourists (A) 69-71 ... Gulf Coast Rangers (Rk) 35-28 ...
Years Available1961-2018

Team History -- 1980 Statistics -- 1980 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 1980 Texas Rangers.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1980 baseball season.

1980 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)
23Brian AllardP6-1 175 R-R 1958-01-03 22Spring Valley,Illinois MLB1976-19841979-1981Henry Senachwine (Henry,IL)
1976- 4-  84-TEX
 
29Tucker Ashford3B6-1 195 R-R 1954-12-04 25Memphis,Tennessee MLB1974-19851976-1984Covington (Covington,TN)Mississippi, SW Tennessee CC
1974- 1-   2-SDN
 
46Bob BabcockP6-5 210 R-R 1949-08-25 30New Castle,Pennsylvania MLB1968-19841979-1981Ellwood City (Ellwood City,PA)
1967-   UDFA-PIT
 
25Buddy Bell3B6-3 200 R-R 1951-08-27 28Pittsburgh,Pennsylvania MLB1969-19891972-1989Archbishop Moeller (Cincinnati,OH)Miami U., Xavier U.
1969-16- 375-CLE
 
29John ButcherP6-4 190 R-R 1957-03-08 23Glendale,California MLB1977-19861980-1986Sahuaro (Tucson,AZ)Yavapai Col
1977- 1-   5-HOU
 
16Ken ClayP6-3 195 R-R 1954-04-06 26Lynchburg,Virginia MLB1972-19811977-1981E.C. Glass (Lynchburg,VA)
1972- 2-  38-NYA
 
11Steve ComerP6-3 205 B-R 1954-01-13 26Minneapolis,Minnesota MLB1973-19851978-1984Minnetonka (Minnetonka,MN)Minnesota
1976-   UDFA-TEX
 
44Danny DarwinP6-3 190 R-R 1955-10-25 24Bonham,Texas MLB1975-19981978-1998Bonham (Bonham,TX)Grayson County Col
1976-   UDFA-TEX
 
12Odie DavisSS6-1 178 R-R 1955-08-13 24San Antonio,Texas MLB1977-19821980-1980   Prairie View A&M U.
1977- 7- 165-TEX
 
35Adrian DevineP6-4 205 R-R 1951-12-02 28Galveston,Texas MLB1970-19811973-1980Ball (Galveston,TX)
1970- 2-  45-ATL
 
9John Ellis1B-DH6-2 225 R-R 1948-08-24 31New London,Connecticut MLB1967-19811969-1981New London (New London,CT)
1966-   UDFA-NYA
 
24Ed FigueroaP6-1 190 R-R 1948-10-14 31Ciales,Puerto Rico MLB1966-19821974-1981  
1966-   UDFA-NYN
 
3Pepe FriasSS5-10 159 R-R 1948-07-14 31San Pedro de Mac,Dom Rep MLB1967-19921973-1981  
1966-   UDFA-SFN
 
27Jerry Don GleatonP6-3 210 L-L 1957-09-14 22Brownwood,Texas MLB1979-19931979-1992Brownwood (Brownwood,TX)Texas
1979- 1-  17-TEX
 
6Johnny GrubbOF6-3 188 L-R 1948-08-04 31Richmond,Virginia MLB1970-19881972-1987Meadowbrook (Richmond,VA)Florida St, State Col Florida, Manatee-Sarasota
1971- 1-  23-SDN
 
7Bud HarrelsonSS5-11 160 B-R 1944-06-06 36Niles,California MLB1963-19801965-1980Royal Sunset (Hayward,CA)San Francisco St
1963-   UDFA-NYN
 
30Mike HartOF6-3 185 B-R 1951-12-20 28Kalamazoo,Michigan MLB1972-19831980-1980Portage Central (Portage,MI)Kalamazoo Valley CC
1972-11- 245-MON
 
49Charlie HoughP6-2 190 R-R 1948-01-05 32Honolulu,Hawaii MLB1966-19941970-1994Hialeah (Hialeah,FL)
1966- 8- 159-LAN
 
31Fergie JenkinsP6-5 210 R-R 1943-12-13 36Chatham,Ontario MLB1962-19831965-1983Chatham Vocational (Chatham,ON)    
38John Henry JohnsonP6-2 190 L-L 1956-08-21 23Houston,Texas MLB1974-19871978-1987Sonoma Valley (Sonoma,CA)
1974-15- 355-SFN
 
43Don KainerP6-3 205 R-R 1955-09-03 24Houston,Texas MLB1977-19821980-1980Milby (Houston,TX)Texas
1977-13- 321-TEX
 
34Jim KernP6-5 205 R-R 1949-03-15 31Gladwin,Michigan MLB1968-19861974-1986  
1967-   UDFA-CLE
 
28Dennis LewallynP6-4 200 R-R 1953-08-11 26Pensacola,Florida MLB1972-19871975-1982Escambia (Pensacola,FL)Chipola Col
1972- 1-   8-LAN
 
28Sparky LyleP6-1 195 L-L 1944-07-22 35DuBois,Pennsylvania MLB1964-19821967-1982Reynoldsville (Reynoldsville,PA)
1964-   UDFA-BAL
 
32Jon MatlackP6-3 205 L-L 1950-01-19 30West Chester,Pennsylvania MLB1967-19831971-1983Henderson (West Chester,PA)
1967- 1-   4-NYN
 
33Doc MedichP6-5 227 R-R 1948-12-09 31Aliquippa,Pennsylvania MLB1970-19821972-1982Hopewell (Aliquippa,PA)Pittsburgh
1970-30- 700-NYA
 
4Nelson NormanSS6-2 160 B-R 1958-05-23 22San Pedro de Mac,Dom Rep MLB1975-19891978-1987  
1975-   UDFA-PIT
 
19Jim NorrisOF5-10 175 L-L 1948-12-20 31Brooklyn,New York MLB1968-19811977-1980Seaford (Seaford,NY)Maryland
1971- 5- 108-CLE
 
0Al OliverOF6-0 195 L-L 1946-10-14 33Portsmouth,Ohio MLB1965-19851968-1985Portsmouth (Portsmouth,OH)
1964-   UDFA-PIT
 
36Gaylord PerryP6-4 215 R-R 1938-09-15 41Williamston,North Carolina MLB1958-19831962-1983Williamston (Williamston,NC)    
18Pat Putnam1B6-1 214 L-R 1953-12-03 26Bethel,Vermont MLB1975-19851977-1984Fort Myers (Fort Myers,FL)South Alabama
1975- 1-  22-TEX
 
26Dave RajsichP6-5 175 L-L 1951-09-28 28Youngstown,Ohio MLB1975-19881978-1980   Arizona, Phoenix Col
1974-   UDFA-NYA
 
2Mike Richardt2B6-0 170 R-R 1958-05-24 22Los Angeles,California MLB1978-19881980-1984Herbert Hoover (Fresno,CA)Fresno City Col
1978- 2-  27-TOR
 
17Mickey RiversOF5-10 165 L-L 1948-10-31 31Miami,Florida MLB1969-19841970-1984Northwestern (Miami,FL)Miami-Dade Col
1969- 1-   8-WS2
 
14Dave Roberts3B-SS6-3 215 R-R 1951-02-17 29Lebanon,Oregon MLB1972-19821972-1982Lebanon (Lebanon,OR)Oregon
1972- 1-   1-SDN
 
5Billy SampleOF5-9 175 R-R 1955-04-02 25Roanoke,Virginia MLB1976-19861978-1986Andrew Lewis (Salem,VA)James Madison U.
1976-10- 228-TEX
 
20Rusty StaubDH-1B6-2 200 L-R 1944-04-01 36New Orleans,Louisiana MLB1962-19851963-1985Jesuit (New Orleans,LA)    
10Jim SundbergC6-0 195 R-R 1951-05-18 29Galesburg,Illinois MLB1973-19891974-1989Galesburg (Galesburg,IL)Iowa
1973- 1-   2-TEX
 
8Danny WaltonDH6-0 200 R-R 1947-07-14 32Los Angeles,California MLB1965-19801968-1980Bishop Amat (La Puente,CA)
1965-10- 196-HOU
 
1Bump Wills2B5-9 177 B-R 1952-07-27 27Washington,DC MLB1975-19821977-1982Central Valley (Spokane Valley,WA)Arizona St
1975- 1-   6-TEX
 
22Richie ZiskDH6-1 208 R-R 1949-02-06 31Brooklyn,New York MLB1967-19831971-1983Parsippany (Parsippany,NJ)Seton Hall U.
1967- 3-  56-PIT
 
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