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1978 TEXAS RANGERS

|    Level:  MLB  

Location:  Arlington,TX
Team Record:  87-75   .537
Result:   2nd in American League - West Division
Manager(s):  Billy Hunter, Pat Corrales
General Manager:   Dan O'Brien
Stadium:  Arlington Stadium
Attendance:  1,447,963
Playoffs: Season in progress

Texas Rangers affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Paul Lindblad (36)
Youngest Player:  Nelson Norman (20)
Longest Tenure:  Toby Harrah (7)
Top Hitter:  Bobby Bonds (9)
Top Pitcher:  Fergie Jenkins (4)
Top Draft Pick:  Amos Lewis (#46)

Roster Continuity:  56.67%
American League Standings
WestWLPctGB
KC Royals9270.568--
Texas8775.5375.0
California8775.5375.0
Minnesota7389.45119.0
Chi White Sox7190.44120.5
Oakland6993.42623.0
Seattle56104.35035.0

BATTING STATISTICS
#PlayerTrackPosRkAgeDraftedHiLvlGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBPAOUTRCRC/Gbabip
1Bump Wills+2b45251975-1-6MLB1575397813517495752146391439411.250.331.347678187619442694.2.284
0Al Oliver+of-1b1431UDFA: 1964MLB13352565170355148989314126197.324.358.4908482575683811027.2.326
10Jim Sundberg+c96271973-1-2MLB14951854144236658256470363418.278.358.380739197592404755.0.309
22Richie Zisk+of77291967-3-56MLB140511681341912285335876374514.262.338.432770221581403795.3.268
21Mike Hargrove+1b19281972-25-572MLB146494631242417402510747782611.251.388.346734171616394825.6.262
24Bobby Bonds+of932UDFA: 1965MLB130475851261542982372069110262712.265.356.497853236555390855.9.283
12Juan Beniquez+of-28UDFA: 1969MLB127473611231731150101220593110410.260.292.378670179510386533.7.275
11Toby Harrah+3b-ss4429UDFA: 1967MLB139450561031731259318836623938.229.349.360709162547375684.9.243
19Bert Campaneris+ss5736UDFA: 1962MLB982693050531172242036202536.186.245.23848364319257161.7.209
13Kurt Bevacqua+3b-2b-311967-6-102MLB90248215512063012183100238.222.271.34361485271208233.0.229
34John Lowenstein+of-311968-18-402MLB77176283983521163372922202.222.363.38674968217144315.8.239
20Bobby Thompson+of-241972-19-436MLB641202327332127292621230.225.284.35063442136100133.6.263
3Jim Mason+ss-271968-2-28MLB55105102040030051700602.190.227.229456241169341.1.227
35Mike Jorgensen+1b-of-291966-4-61MLB96972019301931181001213.196.319.258577251188593.0.207
9John Ellis+1b-c-29UDFA: 1967MLB3494723403170162000130.245.282.3836653610476113.8.270
23Gary Gray+1b-251974-18-406MLB175041210261011200001.240.255.38063519513943.0.278
18Pat Putnam+1b-241975-1-22MLB2046471012002501100.152.187.23942711494021.1.150
15Claudell Washington+of-23UDFA: 1972MLB12421700020111200001.167.186.16735374337-1-1.0.233
4Nelson Norman+ss-20UDFA: 1975MLB2334192001000500101.265.265.32458811352732.7.310
6Johnny Grubb+of94291971-1-23MLB213381330161111500000.394.545.57611211944211114.7.444
2Sandy Alomar+2b-34UDFA: 1961MLB2429361001001700100.207.233.2414757312411.2.273
7Billy Sample+of-231976-10-228MLB815272003000300000.467.467.60010679158413.6.583
15LaRue Washington+of-241975-23-540MLB33000000000100000.000.000.0000033--.000
43Greg Mahlberg+c-25UDFA: 1978MLB11000000000000000.000.000.0000011--.000
Totals: (24 players)16253476921353216361326501969162477932458355115.253.332.3817132037614143387414.6.272

PITCHING STATISTICS
#PlayerTrackRkAgeDraftedHiLvlWLERAGGSCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBkWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9BB/SOBABIPGB/FB
32Jon Matlack+7281967-1-4MLB15132.27353318221270.025293681451157801.128.400.471.705.230.32.2781.11
31Fergie Jenkins+434UDFA: 1963MLB1883.04343016430249.022892842141157211.088.240.761.485.670.26.2750.98
33Doyle Alexander+-271968-9-185MLB9103.8631287130191.01988482187181401.419.330.853.353.820.88.2841.02
42Doc Medich+57291970-30-692MLB983.7428226232171.01667871105271501.278.740.532.743.740.73.2741.91
17Dock Ellis+-33UDFA: 1964MLB974.2022223000141.11318166154645301.258.340.962.932.871.02.2441.49
28Steve Comer+-24UDFA: 1976MLB1152.30301132141117.1107363053765201.238.210.382.844.990.57.2831.56
40Jim Umbarger+-251974-16-360MLB584.883291011197.2116585393660201.5610.690.833.325.530.60.3351.39
26Reggie Cleveland+4730UDFA: 1966MLB573.0953000411275.265332652346111.167.730.592.745.470.50.2671.20
39Len Barker+-221973-3-49MLB154.822900015452.163312862933601.7610.831.034.995.680.88.3391.85
25Paul Lindblad+-36UDFA: 1963MLB113.63180009239.241161621525201.419.300.453.405.670.60.3251.00
16Paul Mirabella+-241976-1-21MLB325.79104003128.030181821723011.689.640.645.467.390.74.3501.28
29Roger Moret+-28UDFA: 1968MLB014.9172002114.22388125001.7014.110.611.233.070.40.4151.25
44Danny Darwin+-22UDFA: 1976MLB104.153100208.21144018001.3811.420.001.048.310.13.4231.83
Totals: (24 players)87753.421621625411108251,45614316325541324217763531.368.840.672.604.800.54.282 

FIELDING STATISTICS
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Jim SundbergC14876991314.9970.00 
John EllisC22811041.9580.00 
Greg MahlbergC120001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Mike Hargrove1B14012211161790.9870.00 
Mike Jorgensen1B7829931223.9940.00 
Sandy Alomar1B935414.9750.00 
Pat Putnam1B4151011.0000.00 
Kurt Bevacqua1B1110011.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Bump Wills2B1563505261784.9810.00 
Kurt Bevacqua2B13312934.9520.00 
Sandy Alomar2B661312.9500.00 
LaRue Washington2B205021.0000.00 
Jim Mason2B10000.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Toby Harrah3B9154167815.9650.00 
Kurt Bevacqua3B492087157.8770.00 
John Lowenstein3B25224152.9260.00 
Jim Mason3B1161322.9050.00 
Nelson Norman3B624011.0000.00 
Sandy Alomar3B332001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Bert CampanerisSS891512632044.9540.00 
Toby HarrahSS4975163325.9880.00 
Jim MasonSS424179812.9370.00 
Nelson NormanSS18144617.9840.00 
Sandy AlomarSS212011.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Juan BeniquezOF126309891.9720.00 
Bobby BondsOF1112131375.9700.00 
Al OliverOF107219831.9870.00 
Richie ZiskOF90155620.9880.00 
Bobby ThompsonOF52109120.9820.00 
John LowensteinOF1612110.9290.00 
Johnny GrubbOF13142011.0000.00 
Mike JorgensenOF9180001.0000.00 
Claudell WashingtonOF711010.9170.00 
Billy SampleOF20000.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Reggie ClevelandP537531310.9411.91 
Jon MatlackP35270174252.9221.97 
Fergie JenkinsP34249293714.9852.39 
Jim UmbargerP329712120.9172.04 
Doyle AlexanderP31191173641.9302.50 
Steve ComerP3011782010.9662.15 
Len BarkerP29522911.9171.90 
Doc MedichP28171113112.9772.21 
Dock EllisP22141112222.9432.10 
Paul LindbladP183905011.0001.15 
Paul MirabellaP102803001.0000.96 
Roger MoretP71411001.0001.27 
Danny DarwinP380000.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Richie ZiskDH49.0000.00 
Al OliverDH26.0000.00 
John LowensteinDH21.0000.00 
Bobby BondsDH18.0000.00 
Kurt BevacquaDH16.0000.00 
Pat PutnamDH12.0000.00 
Gary GrayDH11.0000.00 
John EllisDH7.0000.00 
Bert CampanerisDH4.0000.00 
Mike HargroveDH4.0000.00 
Claudell WashingtonDH4.0000.00 
Sandy AlomarDH3.0000.00 
Johnny GrubbDH3.0000.00 
Billy SampleDH3.0000.00 
Bobby ThompsonDH3.0000.00 
Mike JorgensenDH1.0000.00 
Jim MasonDH1.0000.00 
Jim SundbergDH1.0000.00 
LaRue WashingtonDH1.0000.00 


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