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1982 Texas RangersSeason Roster
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Pete O'Brien played for the 1982 Texas Rangers
LeagueAmerican LeagueDivisionWestLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameRangers
LocationSt. Petersburg,Florida
Record64-98 (6th in American League West)League Rank13thMLB Rank24th
ManagerDon Zimmer,Darrell JohnsonGeneral ManagerEddie Robinson
CoachesJackie Brown (Pitching Coach), Tommy Helms (Hitting Coach), Darrell Johnson (Assistant Coach), Fred Koenig (First Base Coach), Wayne Terwilliger (Third Base Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickMike Rubel (#44)
Attendance1,154,432
Minor League AffiliatesDenver Bears (AAA) 68-67 ... Tulsa Drillers (AA) 70-66 ... Burlington Rangers (A) 63-75 ... Gulf Coast Rangers (Rk) 36-27 ...
Years Available1961-2018

Team History -- 1982 Statistics -- 1982 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 1982 Texas Rangers.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1982 baseball season.

1982 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)
35Randy BassDH-1B6-1 210 L-R 1954-03-13 28Lawton,Oklahoma MLB1972-19821977-1982Lawton (Lawton,OK)
1972- 7- 152-MIN
 
25Buddy Bell3B6-3 200 R-R 1951-08-27 30Pittsburgh,Pennsylvania MLB1969-19891972-1989Archbishop Moeller (Cincinnati,OH)Miami U., Xavier U.
1969-16- 375-CLE
 
38Terry BogenerOF6-0 193 L-L 1955-09-28 26Hannibal,Missouri MLB1975-19861982-1982Palmyra (Palmyra,MO)Oklahoma
1978- 6- 150-TEX
 
54Dan BoitanoP6-0 185 R-R 1953-03-22 29Sacramento,California MLB1973-19831978-1982Herbert Hoover (Fresno,CA)Fresno City Col
1973- 2-  44-MON
 
29John ButcherP6-4 190 R-R 1957-03-08 25Glendale,California MLB1977-19861980-1986Sahuaro (Tucson,AZ)Yavapai Col
1977- 1-   5-HOU
 
4Nick CapraOF5-8 165 R-R 1958-03-08 24Denver,Colorado MLB1979-19951982-1991Lincoln (Denver,CO)Oklahoma, Blinn Col, Lamar CC
1979- 3-  69-TEX
 
11Steve ComerP6-3 205 B-R 1954-01-13 28Minneapolis,Minnesota MLB1973-19851978-1984Minnetonka (Minnetonka,MN)Minnesota
1976-   UDFA-TEX
 
44Danny DarwinP6-3 190 R-R 1955-10-25 26Bonham,Texas MLB1975-19981978-1998Bonham (Bonham,TX)Grayson County Col
1976-   UDFA-TEX
 
7Bucky DentSS5-11 181 R-R 1951-11-25 30Savannah,Georgia MLB1970-19841973-1984Hialeah (Hialeah,FL)Miami-Dade Col
1970- 1-   6-SLN
 
33Jim FarrP6-1 195 R-R 1956-05-18 26Waverly,New York MLB1978-19841982-1982Athens Area (Athens,PA)Penn St
1978-29- 675-TEX
 
21Doug Flynn2B-SS5-11 165 R-R 1951-04-18 31Lexington,Kentucky MLB1972-19851975-1985Bryan Station (Lexington,KY)Kentucky
1971-   UDFA-CIN
 
6Johnny GrubbOF6-3 188 L-R 1948-08-04 33Richmond,Virginia MLB1970-19881972-1987Meadowbrook (Richmond,VA)Florida St, State Col Florida, Manatee-Sarasota
1971- 1-  23-SDN
 
35Tom HenkeP6-5 215 R-R 1957-12-21 24Kansas City,Missouri MLB1980-19951982-1995Blair Oaks (Jefferson City,MO)East Central CC
1980- 1-  24-CHN
 
40Rick HoneycuttP6-1 190 L-L 1954-06-29 28Chattanooga,Tennessee MLB1976-19971977-1997Lakeview Academy (Gainesville,GA)Tennessee
1976-17- 405-PIT
 
12Dave Hostetler1B6-4 215 R-R 1956-03-27 26Pasadena,California MLB1977-19881981-1988Arcadia (Arcadia,CA)USC, Citrus Col
1978- 4-  87-MON
 
49Charlie HoughP6-2 190 R-R 1948-01-05 34Honolulu,Hawaii MLB1966-19941970-1994Hialeah (Hialeah,FL)
1966- 8- 159-LAN
 
8Bob JohnsonC6-3 195 R-R 1959-07-31 22Dallas,Texas MLB1977-19851981-1983Binger-Oney (Binger,OK)
1977- 3-  53-TEX
 
27Lamar JohnsonDH6-2 225 R-R 1950-09-02 31Bessemer,Alabama MLB1968-19821974-1982Wenonah (Birmingham,AL)Lawson St CC
1968- 3-  54-CHA
 
16Mike MasonP6-2 205 L-L 1958-11-21 23Faribault,Minnesota MLB1980-19961982-1988Benilde St. Margaret's (St. Louis Park,MN)Oral Roberts U., Normandale CC
1980- 1-  12-TEX
 
32Jon MatlackP6-3 205 L-L 1950-01-19 32West Chester,Pennsylvania MLB1967-19831971-1983Henderson (West Chester,PA)
1967- 1-   4-NYN
 
16Lee MazzilliOF-DH6-1 185 B-R 1955-03-25 27New York,New York MLB1974-19891976-1989Abraham Lincoln (Brooklyn,NY)
1973- 1-  14-NYN
 
33Doc MedichP6-5 227 R-R 1948-12-09 33Aliquippa,Pennsylvania MLB1970-19821972-1982Hopewell (Aliquippa,PA)Pittsburgh
1970-30- 700-NYA
 
14Mario MendozaSS5-11 187 R-R 1950-12-26 31Chihuahua,Mexico MLB1970-19831974-1982  
1970-   UDFA-PIT
 
34Paul MirabellaP6-2 196 L-L 1954-03-20 28Belleville,New Jersey MLB1974-19901978-1990Parsippany (Parsippany,NJ)Montclair St
1976- 1-  21-TEX
 
23Pete O'BrienOF6-1 190 L-L 1958-02-09 24Santa Monica,California MLB1978-19931982-1993Carmel (Carmel,CA)Nebraska
1979-15- 381-TEX
 
9Larry ParrishOF6-3 220 R-R 1953-11-10 28Winter Haven,Florida MLB1972-19881974-1988Haines City (Haines City,FL)Seminole St Florida
1972-   UDFA-MON
 
18Pat Putnam1B6-1 214 L-R 1953-12-03 28Bethel,Vermont MLB1975-19851977-1984Fort Myers (Fort Myers,FL)South Alabama
1975- 1-  22-TEX
 
2Mike Richardt2B6-0 170 R-R 1958-05-24 24Los Angeles,California MLB1978-19881980-1984Herbert Hoover (Fresno,CA)Fresno City Col
1978- 2-  27-TOR
 
17Mickey RiversDH5-10 165 L-L 1948-10-31 33Miami,Florida MLB1969-19841970-1984Northwestern (Miami,FL)Miami-Dade Col
1969- 1-   8-WS2
 
7Leon RobertsOF6-3 200 R-R 1951-01-22 31Vicksburg,Michigan MLB1972-19841974-1984Portage Northern (Portage,MI)Michigan
1972-10- 236-DET
 
5Billy SampleOF5-9 175 R-R 1955-04-02 27Roanoke,Virginia MLB1976-19861978-1986Andrew Lewis (Salem,VA)James Madison U.
1976-10- 228-TEX
 
24Dave SchmidtP6-1 185 R-R 1957-04-22 25Niles,Michigan MLB1976-19921981-1992Granada Hills (Granada Hills,CA)UCLA, Los Angeles Valley Col
1979-26- 658-TEX
 
48Mike SmithsonP6-8 215 L-R 1955-01-21 27Centerville,Tennessee MLB1976-19891982-1989Hickman County (Centerville,TN)Tennessee
1976- 5- 118-BOS
 
1Bill Stein2B-3B5-10 170 R-R 1947-01-21 35Battle Creek,Michigan MLB1969-19851972-1985Cocoa (Cocoa,FL)So.Illinois U.
1969- 4-  92-SLN
 
10Jim SundbergC6-0 195 R-R 1951-05-18 31Galesburg,Illinois MLB1973-19891974-1989Galesburg (Galesburg,IL)Iowa
1973- 1-   2-TEX
 
28Frank TananaP6-3 195 L-L 1953-07-03 28Detroit,Michigan MLB1972-19931973-1993Detroit Catholic Central (Novi,MI)Cal St Fullerton
1971- 1-  13-CAL
 
3Wayne TollesonSS5-9 160 B-R 1955-09-22 26Spartanburg,South Carolina MLB1976-19901981-1990Spartanburg (Spartanburg,SC)Western Carolina U.
1978- 8- 202-TEX
 
30Mark WagnerSS6-1 175 R-R 1954-03-04 28Conneaut,Ohio MLB1972-19971976-1984Harbor (Ashtabula,OH)
1972-19- 452-DET
 
20Donald WernerC6-1 185 R-R 1953-03-08 29Appleton,Wisconsin MLB1971-19971975-1982Appleton East (Appleton,WI)
1971- 5- 122-CIN
 
26George WrightOF5-11 180 B-R 1958-12-22 23Oklahoma City,Oklahoma MLB1977-19911982-1986Capitol City (Oklahoma City,OK)South Alabama
1977- 4-  87-TEX
 
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