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1996 Texas RangersSeason Roster
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Kevin Brown played for the 1996 Texas Rangers
LeagueAmerican LeagueDivisionWestLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameRangers
LocationSt. Petersburg,Florida
Record90-72 (1st in American League West)League Rank3rdMLB Rank6th
ManagerJohnny OatesGeneral ManagerDouglas Melvin
CoachesDick Bosman (Pitching Coach), Bucky Dent (Bench Coach), Larry Hardy (Bullpen Coach), Rudy Jaramillo (Hitting Coach), Ed Napoleon (First Base Coach), Jerry Narron (Third Base Coach)
PlayoffsLost in 1st Round (Yankees)
#1 Draft PickR.A. Dickey (#18)
Payroll$35,862,028
Attendance2,889,020
Minor League AffiliatesOklahoma City 89ers (AAA) 74-70 ... Tulsa Drillers (AA) 75-64 ... Charlotte Rangers (A+) 63-76 ... Charleston (sc) RiverDogs (A) 63-78 ... Gulf Coast Rangers (Rk) 37-23 ...
Years Available1961-2018

Team History -- 1996 Statistics -- 1996 Roster VR -- Game Log -- Batting Lineups -- Defensive Lineups -- Starting Pitchers -- Draft Picks -- Prospects -- Payroll -- Organizational Roster -- Transactions

 
The players below represent ALL players who played at least 1 game for the 1996 Texas Rangers.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1996 baseball season.

1996 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)
48Jose AlberroP6-2 190 R-R 1969-06-29 27San Juan,Puerto Rico MLB1991-20061995-1997  
1991-   UDFA-TEX
 
51Mark BrandenburgP6-0 180 R-R 1970-07-14 25Houston,Texas MLB1991-19971995-1997Humble (Humble,TX)Texas Tech U.
1992-26- 734-TEX
 
6Kevin BrownC6-2 215 R-R 1973-04-21 23Valparaiso,Indiana MLB1992-20031996-2002Pike Central (Petersburg,IN)So.Indiana
1994- 2-  56-TEX
 
2Damon BufordRF-CF5-10 180 R-R 1970-06-12 26Baltimore,Maryland MLB1988-20031993-2001Birmingham (Van Nuys,CA)USC
1990-10- 283-BAL
 
33John BurkettP6-3 215 R-R 1964-11-28 31New Brighton,Pennsylvania MLB1983-20031987-2003Beaver Area (Beaver,PA)
1983- 6- 148-SFN
 
22Will Clark1B6-1 200 L-L 1964-03-13 32New Orleans,Louisiana MLB1983-20001986-2000Jesuit (New Orleans,LA)Mississippi St
1985- 1-   2-SFN
 
42Dennis CookP6-3 190 L-L 1962-10-04 33La Marque,Texas MLB1981-20021988-2002Dickinson (Dickinson,TX)Texas, Angelina Col
1985-18- 446-SFN
 
18Kevin ElsterSS6-2 200 R-R 1964-08-03 31San Pedro,California MLB1984-20001986-2000Marina (Huntington Beach,CA)Golden West Col
1984- 2-  28-NYN
 
30Rikkert FaneyteCF6-1 170 R-R 1969-05-31 27Amsterdam,Netherlands MLB1991-19961993-1996  
1990-16- 446-SFN
 
14Lou FrazierDH-LF6-2 175 B-R 1965-01-26 31St. Louis,Missouri MLB1986-19991993-1998Jennings (Jennings,MO)Scottsdale CC
1986- 1-  15-CLE
 
23Benji GilSS6-2 210 R-R 1972-10-06 23Tijuana,Mexico MLB1991-20121993-2003Castle Park (Chula Vista,CA)
1991- 1-  19-TEX
 
88Rene Gonzales1B-3B6-3 201 R-R 1960-09-03 35Austin,Texas MLB1982-19991984-1997Rosemead (Rosemead,CA)Cal St Los Angeles, Glendale CC
1982- 5- 123-MON
 
19Juan GonzalezRF6-3 220 R-R 1969-10-16 26Vega Baja,Puerto Rico MLB1986-20051989-2005  
1986-   UDFA-TEX
 
29Rusty GreerLF6-0 195 L-L 1969-01-21 27Fort Rucker,Alabama MLB1990-20021994-2002Albertville (Albertville,AL)Montevallo
1990-10- 279-TEX
 
46Kevin GrossP6-5 215 R-R 1961-06-08 35Downey,California MLB1981-19971983-1997Fillmore (Fillmore,CA)California Lutheran U.
1981- 1-  11-PHI
 
4Darryl HamiltonCF6-1 192 L-R 1964-12-03 31Baton Rouge,Louisiana MLB1986-20011988-2001University (Baton Rouge,LA)Nicholls St
1986-11- 269-MIL
 
32Rick HellingP6-3 220 R-R 1970-12-15 25Devils Lake,North Dakota MLB1990-20061994-2006Shanley (Shanley,ND)Stanford U., Kishwaukee Col
1992- 1-  22-TEX
 
39Mike HennemanP6-4 195 R-R 1961-12-11 34St. Charles,Missouri MLB1984-19961987-1996St. Piux X (Festus,MO)Oklahoma St
1984- 4- 104-DET
 
37Gil HerediaP6-1 221 R-R 1965-10-26 30Nogales,Arizona MLB1987-20011991-2001Nogales (Nogales,AZ)Arizona, Pima CC
1987- 9- 230-SFN
 
44Ken HillP6-2 215 R-R 1965-12-14 30Lynn,Massachusetts MLB1985-20011988-2001Lynn Classical (Lynn,MA)Massachusetts Col Liberal Arts
1985-   UDFA-DET
 
3Mark McLemore2B5-11 207 B-R 1964-10-04 31San Diego,California MLB1982-20041986-2004Morse (San Diego,CA)
1982- 9- 218-CAL
 
21Warren NewsonRF5-7 200 L-L 1964-07-03 31Newnan,Georgia MLB1986-20031991-1998Newnan (Newnan,GA)Middle Georgia St
1986- 4-  90-SDN
 
28Darren OliverP6-2 210 R-L 1970-10-06 25Kansas City,Missouri MLB1988-20131993-2013Rio Linda (Rio Linda,CA)
1988- 3-  63-TEX
Free Agent  
9Luis OrtizDH6-0 195 R-R 1970-05-25 26Santo Domingo,Dom Rep MLB1991-20041993-1996   Union U.
1991- 8- 226-BOS
 
16Dean Palmer3B6-1 210 R-R 1968-12-27 27Tallahassee,Florida MLB1986-20031989-2003Florida State University (Tallahassee,FL)
1986- 3-  59-TEX
 
46Danny PattersonP6-0 225 R-R 1971-02-17 25San Gabriel,California MLB1990-20051996-2004San Gabriel (San Gabriel,CA)Cerritos Col
1989-47-1199-TEX
 
59Roger PavlikP6-2 220 R-R 1967-10-04 28Houston,Texas MLB1987-19981992-1998Aldine (Houston,TX)
1986- 2-  32-TEX
 
7Ivan RodriguezC5-9 205 R-R 1971-11-30 24Vega Baja,Puerto Rico MLB1989-20111991-2011  
1988-   UDFA-TEX
 
40Jeff RussellP6-3 210 R-R 1961-09-02 34Cincinnati,Ohio MLB1980-19961983-1996Wyoming (Cincinnati,OH)
1979- 5- 126-CIN
 
32Mike StantonP6-1 215 L-L 1967-06-02 29Houston,Texas MLB1987-20071989-2007Midland (Midland,TX)Alvin CC
1987-13- 324-ATL
Free Agent  
11Lee Stevens1B6-4 235 L-L 1967-07-10 28Kansas City,Missouri MLB1986-20031990-2002Lawrence (Lawrence,KS)
1986- 1-  22-CAL
 
1Kurt Stillwell2B5-11 175 B-R 1965-06-04 31Glendale,California MLB1983-19961986-1996Thousand Oaks (Thousand Oaks,CA)
1983- 1-   2-CIN
 
15Mickey TettletonDH6-2 212 B-R 1960-09-16 35Oklahoma City,Oklahoma MLB1981-19971984-1997Southeast (Oklahoma City,OK)Oklahoma St
1981- 5- 118-OAK
 
10Dave ValleC6-2 200 R-R 1960-10-30 35Bayside,New York MLB1978-19971984-1996Holy Cross (Flushing,NY)
1978- 2-  32-SEA
 
24Jack VoigtLF6-1 178 R-R 1966-05-17 30Sarasota,Florida MLB1985-20001993-1998Venice (Venice,FL)Louisiana St
1987- 9- 221-BAL
 
52Ed VosbergP6-1 210 L-L 1961-09-28 34Tucson,Arizona MLB1980-20071986-2002Salpointe Catholic (Tucson,AZ)Arizona
1983- 3-  64-SDN
 
27Matt WhitesideP6-0 200 R-R 1967-08-08 28Charleston,Missouri MLB1990-20061992-2005Charleston (Charleston,MO)Arkansas St
1990-25- 678-TEX
 
36Bobby WittP6-2 205 R-R 1964-05-11 32Arlington,Virginia MLB1984-20011986-2001Canton (Canton,MA)Oklahoma
1985- 1-   3-TEX
 
24Craig Worthington3B-1B6-0 202 R-R 1965-04-17 31Los Angeles,California MLB1985-20001988-1996Cantwell-Sacred Heart (Montebello,CA)Cerritos Col
1985- 1-   9-CHN
 
39 Players