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1983 Texas RangersSeason Roster
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Danny Darwin played for the 1983 Texas Rangers
LeagueAmerican LeagueDivisionWestLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameRangers
LocationSt. Petersburg,Florida
Record77-85 (3rd in American League West)League Rank9thMLB Rank18th
BallparkArlington Stadium
ManagerDoug RaderGeneral ManagerJoe Klein
CoachesJackie Brown (Assistant Coach), Rich Donnelly (First Base Coach), Glenn Ezell (Bullpen Coach), Darrell Johnson (Assistant Coach), Merv Rettenmund (Hitting Coach), Dick Such (Pitching Coach), Wayne Terwilliger (Third Base Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickJeff Kunkel (#3)
Attendance1,363,469 (Rank: 17th)
Minor League AffiliatesOklahoma City 89ers (AAA) 66-69 ... Tulsa Drillers (AA) 63-73 ... Burlington Rangers (A) 71-68 ... Tri-City Triplets (A-) 33-37 ... Gulf Coast Rangers (Rk) 40-22 ...
Years Available1961-2018

Team History -- 1983 Statistics -- 1983 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 1983 Texas Rangers.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1983 baseball season.

1983 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)
46Jim AndersonSS-2B6-0 170 R-R 1957-02-23 26Los Angeles,California MLB1975-19861978-1984Kennedy (Granada Hills,CA)
1975- 2-  25-CAL
 
25Buddy Bell3B6-3 200 R-R 1951-08-27 31Pittsburgh,Pennsylvania MLB1969-19891972-1989Archbishop Moeller (Cincinnati,OH)Miami U., Xavier U.
1969-16- 375-CLE
 
14Larry Biittner1B6-2 205 L-L 1945-07-27 37Pocohontas,Iowa MLB1968-19831970-1983Pocahontas Catholic (Pocahontas,IA)Buena Vista U.
1968-10- 212-WS2
 
29John ButcherP6-4 190 R-R 1957-03-08 26Glendale,California MLB1977-19861980-1986Sahuaro (Tucson,AZ)Yavapai Col
1977- 1-   5-HOU
 
4Nick CapraOF5-8 165 R-R 1958-03-08 25Denver,Colorado MLB1979-19951982-1991Lincoln (Denver,CO)Oklahoma, Blinn Col, Lamar CC
1979- 3-  69-TEX
 
23Victor CruzP5-9 200 R-R 1957-12-24 25Rancho Viejo,Dom Rep MLB1976-19851978-1983  
1976-   UDFA-SLN
 
44Danny DarwinP6-3 190 R-R 1955-10-25 27Bonham,Texas MLB1975-19981978-1998Bonham (Bonham,TX)Grayson County Col
1976-   UDFA-TEX
 
7Bucky DentSS5-11 181 R-R 1951-11-25 31Savannah,Georgia MLB1970-19841973-1984Hialeah (Hialeah,FL)Miami-Dade Col
1970- 1-   6-SLN
 
13Tom DunbarOF6-2 192 L-L 1959-11-24 23Graniteville,South Carolina MLB1980-19911983-1985   Middle Georgia St
1980- 1-  25-TEX
 
35Tom HenkeP6-5 215 R-R 1957-12-21 25Kansas 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 29Chattanooga,Tennessee MLB1976-19971977-1997Lakeview Academy (Gainesville,GA)Tennessee
1976-17- 405-PIT
 
12Dave HostetlerDH6-4 215 R-R 1956-03-27 27Pasadena,California MLB1977-19881981-1988Arcadia (Arcadia,CA)USC, Citrus Col
1978- 4-  87-MON
 
49Charlie HoughP6-2 190 R-R 1948-01-05 35Honolulu,Hawaii MLB1966-19941970-1994Hialeah (Hialeah,FL)
1966- 8- 159-LAN
 
8Bob JohnsonC6-3 195 R-R 1959-07-31 23Dallas,Texas MLB1977-19851981-1983Binger-Oney (Binger,OK)
1977- 3-  53-TEX
 
6Bob JonesOF-DH6-2 195 L-L 1949-10-11 33Elkton,Maryland MLB1967-19871974-1986Dawson County (Dawsonville,GA)
1967-36- 665-WS2
 
21Odell JonesP6-3 175 R-R 1953-01-13 30Tulare,California MLB1972-19921975-1988Compton (Compton,CA)El Camino-Compton Center
1971-   UDFA-PIT
 
51Al LachowiczP6-3 198 R-R 1960-09-06 22Pittsburgh,Pennsylvania MLB1981-19861983-1983Bishop Canevin Catholic (Pittsburgh,PA)Pittsburgh
1981- 1-  24-TEX
 
16Mike MasonP6-2 205 L-L 1958-11-21 24Faribault,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 33West Chester,Pennsylvania MLB1967-19831971-1983Henderson (West Chester,PA)
1967- 1-   4-NYN
 
9Pete O'Brien1B6-1 190 L-L 1958-02-09 25Santa Monica,California MLB1978-19931982-1993Carmel (Carmel,CA)Nebraska
1979-15- 381-TEX
 
15Larry ParrishOF6-3 220 R-R 1953-11-10 29Winter Haven,Florida MLB1972-19881974-1988Haines City (Haines City,FL)Seminole St Florida
1972-   UDFA-MON
 
2Mike Richardt2B6-0 170 R-R 1958-05-24 25Los Angeles,California MLB1978-19881980-1984Herbert Hoover (Fresno,CA)Fresno City Col
1978- 2-  27-TOR
 
17Mickey RiversDH5-10 165 L-L 1948-10-31 34Miami,Florida MLB1969-19841970-1984Northwestern (Miami,FL)Miami-Dade Col
1969- 1-   8-WS2
 
5Billy SampleOF5-9 175 R-R 1955-04-02 28Roanoke,Virginia MLB1976-19861978-1986Andrew Lewis (Salem,VA)James Madison U.
1976-10- 228-TEX
 
24Dave SchmidtP6-1 185 R-R 1957-04-22 26Niles,Michigan MLB1976-19921981-1992Granada Hills (Granada Hills,CA)UCLA, Los Angeles Valley Col
1979-26- 658-TEX
 
43Donnie ScottC5-11 185 B-R 1961-08-16 21Dunedin,Florida MLB1979-19911983-1991Tampa Catholic (Tampa,FL)
1979- 2-  43-TEX
 
48Mike SmithsonP6-8 215 L-R 1955-01-21 28Centerville,Tennessee MLB1976-19891982-1989Hickman County (Centerville,TN)Tennessee
1976- 5- 118-BOS
 
1Bill Stein2B-1B5-10 170 R-R 1947-01-21 36Battle Creek,Michigan MLB1969-19851972-1985Cocoa (Cocoa,FL)So.Illinois U.
1969- 4-  92-SLN
 
31Dave StewartP6-2 200 R-R 1957-02-19 26Oakland,California MLB1975-19951978-1995St. Elizabeth (Oakland,CA)
1975-16- 384-LAN
 
10Jim SundbergC6-0 195 R-R 1951-05-18 32Galesburg,Illinois MLB1973-19891974-1989Galesburg (Galesburg,IL)Iowa
1973- 1-   2-TEX
 
28Frank TananaP6-3 195 L-L 1953-07-03 29Detroit,Michigan MLB1972-19931973-1993Detroit Catholic Central (Novi,MI)Cal St Fullerton
1971- 1-  13-CAL
 
41Dave TobikP6-1 195 R-R 1953-03-02 30Euclid,Ohio MLB1973-19851978-1985Brush (Lyndhurst,OH)Ohio U.
1975- 1-   2-DET
 
3Wayne Tolleson2B5-9 160 B-R 1955-09-22 27Spartanburg,South Carolina MLB1976-19901981-1990Spartanburg (Spartanburg,SC)Western Carolina U.
1978- 8- 202-TEX
 
30Mark WagnerSS6-1 175 R-R 1954-03-04 29Conneaut,Ohio MLB1972-19971976-1984Harbor (Ashtabula,OH)
1972-19- 452-DET
 
19Curtis WilkersonSS5-9 158 B-R 1961-04-26 22Petersburg,Virginia MLB1980-19951983-1993Dinwiddie County (Dinwiddie,VA)
1980- 4-  92-TEX
 
26George WrightOF5-11 180 B-R 1958-12-22 24Oklahoma City,Oklahoma MLB1977-19911982-1986Capitol City (Oklahoma City,OK)South Alabama
1977- 4-  87-TEX
 
38Ricky WrightP6-3 175 L-L 1958-11-22 24Paris,Texas MLB1978-19871982-1986Paris (Paris,TX)Texas
1980- 1-   2-LAN
 
37 Players