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1972 Texas Rangers (MLB)

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W-L Record: 54-100 .351
Rank: 6th in American League West
Run Differential: 461-628 -167
Roster Continuity 58.90% 22/24
Manager(s): Ted Williams
General Manager: Joe Burke
Location: St. Petersburg, Florida
Ballpark: Arlington Stadium
Attendance: 662,974 20/24
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Roy Howell (#4) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Sid Hudson
Assistant Coach: Nellie Fox
Assistant Coach: Joe Camacho
Assistant Coach: George Susce
Third Base Coach: Wayne Terwilliger

#1 Draft Picks

Jeff Burroughs (#1), Tom Grieve (#6), Don Stanhouse (#9)
American League West Standings
  • A roster of all players who participated in at least one game for this team for this season.
  • The roster is sortable but defaults to an alphabetical listing.
  • Uniform numbers may not be complete for non-MLB teams. It is difficult to come by this information historically. See Data coverage
  • For MLB and Minor league teams, this roster was never an actual roster at any given point during the season.
  • Colleges may be missing players who were either red-shirted or who did not get into game action
  • Full Team Roster for 1972 Texas Rangers season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    4Larry BiittnerOF-1B6-2205L-L261970WS2: 1968-10-212MLB--
    8Dick BillingsC-OF6-1195R-R291968WS2: 1965-25-476MLB--
    27Dick BosmanP6-3208R-R281966Not draftedMLB--
    18Pete BrobergP6-3205R-R221971WS2: 1971-1-1MLB--
    20Jeff BurroughsOF6-1200R-R211970WS2: 1969-1-1MLB--
    29Casey CoxP6-5200R-R301966Not draftedMLB--
    22Jim Driscoll2B-SS5-11175L-R281970Not draftedMLB--
    37Jan DukesP5-11175L-L261969WS2: 1967-1-8MLB--
    12Bill FaheyC6-0200L-R221971WS2: 1970-1-1MLB--
    3Ted FordOF5-10180R-R251970CLE: 1966-1-11MLB--
    13Bill GogolewskiP6-4190L-R241970WS2: 1965-18-343MLB--
    6Tom GrieveOF6-2190R-R241970WS2: 1966-1-6MLB--
    25Rich HandP6-1195R-R231970CLE: 1969-1-1MLB--
    11Toby Harrah3B-SS6-0180R-R231969Not draftedMLB--
    7Vic Harris2B-OF6-0170B-R221972OAK: 1970-1-9MLB--
    15Rich HintonP6-2185L-L251971CLE: 1969-4-76MLB--
    33Frank HowardOF-1B6-7255R-R351958Not draftedMLB--
    19Jerry JaneskiP6-4205R-R261970Not draftedMLB--
    14Dalton Jones2B-3B6-1180L-R281964Not draftedMLB--
    15Hal KingC6-1200L-R281967Not draftedMLB--
    7Ted Kubiak2B-SS6-0175B-R301967Not draftedMLB--
    24Steve LawsonP6-1175R-L211972OAK: 1969-3-57MLB--
    32Paul LindbladP6-1195L-L301965Not draftedMLB--
    35Joe LovittoOF6-0185B-R211972WS2: 1969-1-2MLB--
    23Elliott MaddoxOF-3B5-11181R-R241970DET: 1968-1-20MLB--
    10Marty MartinezSS-3B6-1175B-R301962Not draftedMLB--
    2,14Jim MasonSS6-2190L-R211971WS2: 1968-2-28MLB--
    5Don Mincher1B6-3213L-R341960Not draftedMLB--
    1Dave Nelson2B-3B5-10160R-R281968Not draftedMLB--
    31Jim PantherP6-1190R-R271971KC1: 1967-5-92MLB--
    30Mike PaulP6-0183L-L271968CLE: 1967-20-390MLB--
    28Horacio PinaP6-2177R-R271968Not draftedMLB--
    21Tom Ragland2B5-10155R-R261971WS2: 1965-15-283MLB--
    2Len Randle3B-2B5-10169B-R231971WS2: 1970-1-10MLB--
    34Jim RolandP6-3190R-L291962Not draftedMLB--
    16Jim ShellenbackP6-2200L-L281966Not draftedMLB--
    17Don StanhouseP6-2195R-R211972OAK: 1969-1-9MLB--
    12Ken SuarezC5-9175R-R291966Not draftedMLB--

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