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1979 TEXAS RANGERS

|    Level:  MLB  

Location:  Arlington,TX
Team Record:  83-79   .512
Result:   3rd in American League - West Division
Manager(s):  Pat Corrales
General Manager:   Eddie Robinson
Stadium:  Arlington Stadium
Attendance:  1,519,671
Playoffs: Season in progress

Texas Rangers affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Bert Campaneris (37)
Youngest Player:  Nelson Norman (21)
Longest Tenure:  Jim Sundberg (6)
Top Hitter:  Buddy Bell (9)
Top Pitcher:  Fergie Jenkins (7)
Top Draft Pick:  Jerry Don Gleaton (#17)

Roster Continuity:  57.44%
American League Standings
WestWLPctGB
California8874.543--
KC Royals8577.5253.0
Texas8379.5125.0
Minnesota8280.5066.0
Chi White Sox7387.45614.0
Seattle6795.41421.0
Oakland54108.33334.0

TEAM INFORMATION
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttTEX PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1979-04-07@ DET1W  8-21-0343,708Fergie JenkinsDave RozemaFergie JenkinsDave Rozema 826
1979-04-10vs CLE2W  5-02-0222,424 Doyle AlexanderRick WiseJim KernRick Wise 13211
1979-04-11vs CLE3W  4-03-0112,784 Steve ComerEric WilkinsSteve ComerEric Wilkins 17215
1979-04-12vs CLE4W  5-34-0115,777 Fergie JenkinsRick WaitsFergie JenkinsRick WaitsSparky Lyle22517
1979-04-13vs DET5W  5-45-0123,095 Dock EllisDave RozemaJim KernSheldon BurnsideSparky Lyle27918
1979-04-14vs DET6W  7-56-0130,014 Doyle AlexanderMilt WilcoxSparky LyleSteve Baker 341420
1979-04-15vs DET7L  6-116-1119,353 Steve ComerKip YoungSheldon BurnsideSparky Lyle 402515
1979-04-17@ CLE8W  6-27-116,910Fergie JenkinsRick WaitsFergie JenkinsRick WaitsJim Kern462719
1979-04-18@ CLE9L  4-67-216,192Doyle AlexanderEric WilkinsSid MongeDoc Medich 503317
1979-04-20@ NYA10L  3-57-3226,651Steve ComerEd FigueroaEd FigueroaSteve ComerDick Tidrow533815
1979-04-21@ NYA11W  5-08-3225,530Fergie JenkinsCatfish HunterFergie JenkinsCatfish Hunter 583820
1979-04-22@ NYA12L  1-58-4235,250Dock EllisRon GuidryRon GuidryDock Ellis 594316
1979-04-23vs TOR13W  5-09-4212,661 Doyle AlexanderJim ClancyDoyle AlexanderJim ClancyJim Kern644321
1979-04-24vs TOR14L  0-29-5214,411 Steve ComerDave LemanczykDave LemanczykSteve Comer 644519
1979-04-25vs TOR15W  4-310-5115,731 Fergie JenkinsMark LemongelloSparky LyleJesse Jefferson 684820
1979-04-27@ CHA16L  0-1110-6312,056Doyle AlexanderRoss BaumgartenRoss BaumgartenDoyle Alexander 68599
1979-04-28@ CHA17L  2-310-7315,703Steve ComerFrancisco BarriosFrancisco BarriosSteve ComerMike Proly70628
1979-04-29@ CHA18W  10-011-739,366Dock EllisRich WorthamDock EllisRich WorthamJim Kern806218
1979-04-30@ KCA19W  8-712-7323,634Fergie JenkinsRich GaleJim KernSteve BusbySparky Lyle886919
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttTEX PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1979-05-01@ KCA20L  3-912-8320,767Jon MatlackPaul SplittorffPaul SplittorffJon MatlackMarty Pattin917813
1979-05-02@ KCA21W  3-213-8320,155Steve ComerDennis LeonardSteve ComerDennis LeonardSparky Lyle948014
1979-05-04vs CHA22L  5-714-930 Doyle AlexanderFrancisco BarriosFrancisco BarriosSparky LyleMike Proly998712
1979-05-04vs CHA23W  7-614-9324,200 Fergie JenkinsRoss BaumgartenEd FarmerLerrin LaGrow 1069313
1979-05-05vs CHA24L  6-714-10327,901 Dock EllisRich WorthamRich WorthamDock EllisMike Proly11210012
1979-05-06vs CHA25L  0-314-11312,501 Jon MatlackKen KravecKen KravecJon Matlack 1121039
1979-05-07vs KCA26L  6-1014-12414,242 Steve ComerDennis LeonardEduardo RodriguezDoc MedichMarty Pattin1181135
1979-05-08vs KCA27W  8-715-12314,400 Ed FarmerLarry GuraJim KernLarry Gura 1261206
1979-05-09vs KCA28L  3-415-13418,324 Fergie JenkinsRich GaleRich GaleFergie JenkinsRenie Martin1291245
1979-05-11@ TOR29W  3-116-13312,153Jon MatlackJim ClancyJon MatlackJim Clancy 1321257
1979-05-12@ TOR30W  3-117-13314,109Steve ComerDave LemanczykSteve ComerDave LemanczykSparky Lyle1351269
1979-05-13@ TOR31L  1-318-1420Doyle AlexanderMark LemongelloMark LemongelloDoyle Alexander 1361297
1979-05-13@ TOR32W  7-518-14216,531Ed FarmerPhil HuffmanEd FarmerPhil HuffmanSparky Lyle1431349
1979-05-14@ MIN33W  7-519-1426,406Fergie JenkinsRoger EricksonJim KernMike Marshall 15013911
1979-05-15@ MIN34W  9-820-1427,499Dock EllisPete RedfernSparky LyleMike MarshallJim Kern15914712
1979-05-16@ MIN35W  8-421-1426,121Jon MatlackPaul HartzellJon MatlackPaul HartzellJim Kern16715116
1979-05-18@ SEA36L  5-1321-1535,948Steve ComerRick HoneycuttJohn MontagueSteve Comer 1721648
1979-05-19@ SEA37L  0-421-16313,109Fergie JenkinsFloyd BannisterFloyd BannisterFergie Jenkins 1721684
1979-05-20@ SEA38W  6-422-16310,054Doyle AlexanderMike ParrottDoyle AlexanderShane RawleyJim Kern1781726
1979-05-21vs MIN39L  6-722-17311,601 Jon MatlackPaul HartzellPete RedfernSparky LyleMike Marshall1841795
1979-05-22vs MIN40W  4-323-17311,955 Steve ComerJerry KoosmanJim KernJerry Koosman 1881826
1979-05-23vs MIN41W  7-224-17317,909 Fergie JenkinsDave GoltzFergie JenkinsDave Goltz 19518411
1979-05-25vs SEA42L  2-324-1930 Doyle AlexanderMike ParrottMike ParrottDoyle AlexanderShane Rawley19718710
1979-05-25vs SEA43L  3-524-19326,765 Dock EllisRick HoneycuttRick HoneycuttDock Ellis 2001928
1979-05-26vs SEA44W  2-125-19320,649 Jon MatlackGlenn AbbottJon MatlackGlenn Abbott 2021939
1979-05-27vs SEA45W  7-326-19317,320 Steve ComerPaul MitchellSteve ComerPaul MitchellJim Kern20919613
1979-05-28vs BOS46W  5-227-19318,441 Fergie JenkinsSteve RenkoFergie JenkinsSteve RenkoSparky Lyle21419816
1979-05-30vs BOS47W  3-228-19216,618 Dock EllisMike TorrezJim KernDick Drago 21720017
1979-05-31vs BOS48L  2-328-20313,600 Jon MatlackDennis EckersleyDick DragoSparky Lyle 21920316
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttTEX PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1979-06-01vs BAL49W  4-229-20118,761 Steve ComerSteve StoneSteve ComerSteve StoneJim Kern22320518
1979-06-02vs BAL50L  4-529-21326,362 Fergie JenkinsDennis MartinezTippy MartinezSparky LyleDon Stanhouse22721017
1979-06-03vs BAL51W  4-230-21121,851 Doyle AlexanderJim PalmerDoyle AlexanderJim PalmerJim Kern23121219
1979-06-04@ BOS52L  5-1330-22227,698Dock EllisMike TorrezMike TorrezDock Ellis 23622511
1979-06-05@ BOS53L  3-930-23427,670Jon MatlackDennis EckersleyDennis EckersleyJon Matlack 2392345
1979-06-06@ MIL54L  3-430-24415,347Steve ComerLary SorensenLary SorensenSteve Comer 2422384
1979-06-07@ MIL55W  7-131-24312,368Fergie JenkinsMoose HaasFergie JenkinsMoose Haas 24923910
1979-06-08@ BAL56L  0-331-25347,539Doyle AlexanderMike FlanaganMike FlanaganDoyle Alexander 2492427
1979-06-09@ BAL57L  3-431-26430,806Dock EllisSteve StoneSteve StoneDock EllisDon Stanhouse2522466
1979-06-10@ BAL58L  4-531-27422,658Jon MatlackDennis MartinezDennis MartinezJim Kern 2562515
1979-06-12vs MIL59W  7-632-27215,743 Steve ComerLary SorensenJim KernLary Sorensen 2632576
1979-06-13vs MIL60L  4-532-28314,566 Fergie JenkinsMoose HaasMoose HaasFergie JenkinsReggie Cleveland2672625
1979-06-14vs MIL61L  2-632-29413,403 Doyle AlexanderBill TraversBill TraversDoyle Alexander 2692681
1979-06-15vs NYA62W  9-533-29435,452 Jon MatlackEd FigueroaJon MatlackEd Figueroa 2782735
1979-06-16vs NYA63L  2-333-30441,097 Dave RajsichLuis TiantRon DavisSparky Lyle 2802764
1979-06-17vs NYA64W  6-334-30237,405 Steve ComerCatfish HunterSteve ComerCatfish Hunter 2862797
1979-06-18@ CAL65L  0-534-31437,096Fergie JenkinsNolan RyanNolan RyanFergie Jenkins 2862842
1979-06-19@ CAL66W  2-135-31226,553John Henry JohnsonJim BarrJohn Henry JohnsonJim BarrJim Kern2882853
1979-06-20@ CAL67L  4-535-32326,895Jon MatlackDave FrostDave FrostJon MatlackMark Clear2922902
1979-06-21@ CAL68W  3-236-32226,422Danny DarwinDon AaseSparky LyleDave LaRoche 2952923
1979-06-22@ OAK69L  5-636-3331,865Steve ComerRick LangfordRick LangfordSteve ComerDave Heaverlo3002982
1979-06-23@ OAK70W  8-537-3332,512Fergie JenkinsMike NorrisJim KernBob Lacey 3083035
1979-06-24@ OAK71W  5-139-3330John Henry JohnsonMatt KeoughJohn Henry JohnsonMatt Keough 3133049
1979-06-24@ OAK72W  7-239-3334,752Doc MedichDave HamiltonDoc MedichDave HamiltonJim Kern32030614
1979-06-26vs CAL73W  2-140-33328,695 Jon MatlackDon AaseJon MatlackDon AaseJim Kern32230715
1979-06-27vs CAL74W  4-241-33228,899 Steve ComerNolan RyanSteve ComerNolan RyanJim Kern32630917
1979-06-28vs CAL75W  14-442-33229,101 Fergie JenkinsJim BarrFergie JenkinsJim Barr 34031327
1979-06-29vs OAK76W  5-343-33130,210 Danny DarwinMatt KeoughDanny DarwinMatt KeoughSparky Lyle34531629
1979-06-30vs OAK77W  4-344-33122,439 John Henry JohnsonDave HamiltonJim KernJim Todd 34931930
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttTEX PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1979-07-01vs OAK78L  12-1344-34116,819 Jon MatlackSteve McCattyRick LangfordDoc MedichJim Todd36133229
1979-07-02vs BAL79W  2-045-34117,383 Steve ComerDennis MartinezSteve ComerDennis Martinez 36333231
1979-07-03vs BAL80W  4-046-34127,981 Fergie JenkinsSteve StoneFergie JenkinsSteve Stone 36733235
1979-07-04vs BAL81W  9-547-34141,097 Danny DarwinMike FlanaganDanny DarwinMike FlanaganJim Kern37633739
1979-07-06vs TOR82L  1-547-35219,539 John Henry JohnsonTom UnderwoodTom UnderwoodJohn Henry JohnsonTom Buskey37734235
1979-07-07vs TOR83W  2-048-35223,935 Doc MedichDave LemanczykDoc MedichDave LemanczykJim Kern37934237
1979-07-08vs TOR84W  4-349-35117,489 Steve ComerBalor MooreSteve ComerBalor MooreSparky Lyle38334538
1979-07-09@ CHA85L  4-549-36222,279Fergie JenkinsRoss BaumgartenRoss BaumgartenFergie JenkinsRandy Scarbery38735037
1979-07-10@ CHA86L  3-649-37218,761John Henry JohnsonRich WorthamRich WorthamJim KernEd Farmer39035634
1979-07-11@ CHA87L  3-549-38215,520Jerry GleatonSteve TroutSteve TroutDanny Darwin 39336132
1979-07-12@ KCA88W  6-250-38227,834Doc MedichLarry GuraDoc MedichLarry Gura 39936336
1979-07-13@ KCA89W  9-451-38230,139Steve ComerDennis LeonardSteve ComerDennis LeonardSparky Lyle40836741
1979-07-14@ KCA90W  7-352-38239,282Fergie JenkinsRich GaleFergie JenkinsRich GaleJim Kern41537045
1979-07-15@ KCA91L  3-452-39228,904John Henry JohnsonPaul SplittorffPaul SplittorffJohn Henry Johnson 41837444
1979-07-19vs CHA92L  6-952-4120 Danny DarwinSteve TroutSteve TroutDave RajsichEd Farmer42438341
1979-07-19vs CHA93L  4-552-41226,687 Fergie JenkinsKen KravecKen KravecFergie JenkinsEd Farmer42838840
1979-07-20vs CHA94L  1-252-42221,901 John Henry JohnsonRich WorthamRich WorthamJohn Henry JohnsonGuy Hoffman42939039
1979-07-21vs KCA95W  4-153-42236,258 Doc MedichPaul SplittorffDoc MedichPaul SplittorffJim Kern43339142
1979-07-22vs KCA96L  6-753-43329,863 Steve ComerLarry GuraDan QuisenberrySparky Lyle 43939841
1979-07-23vs KCA97L  4-553-44324,141 Fergie JenkinsDennis LeonardDennis LeonardFergie JenkinsDan Quisenberry44340340
1979-07-25@ TOR98L  3-853-45324,705John Henry JohnsonDave StiebDave StiebJohn Henry JohnsonTom Buskey44641135
1979-07-26@ TOR99L  4-853-46314,605Doc MedichTom UnderwoodTom UnderwoodDoc Medich 45041931
1979-07-27vs BOS100W  11-254-46327,970 Steve ComerBob StanleySteve ComerBob Stanley 46142140
1979-07-28vs BOS101L  0-154-47335,207 Fergie JenkinsDennis EckersleyDennis EckersleyFergie Jenkins 46142239
1979-07-29vs BOS102L  2-354-48322,298 Doyle AlexanderMike TorrezMike TorrezDoyle AlexanderDick Drago46342538
1979-07-30vs DET103L  4-654-49314,297 John Henry JohnsonJack MorrisJohn HillerDanny DarwinAurelio Lopez46743136
1979-07-31vs DET104W  11-355-49312,218 Doc MedichDan PetryDoc MedichDan Petry 47843444
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttTEX PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1979-08-01vs DET105W  4-356-49213,803 Steve ComerMilt WilcoxSteve ComerMilt WilcoxJim Kern48243745
1979-08-03@ CLE106W  8-357-49221,920Fergie JenkinsRick WiseFergie JenkinsRick Wise 49044050
1979-08-04@ CLE107L  8-1257-50212,693John Henry JohnsonRick WaitsRick WaitsJohn Henry JohnsonDan Spillner49845246
1979-08-05@ CLE108L  2-658-5120Doc MedichLen BarkerLen BarkerDoc Medich 50045842
1979-08-05@ CLE109W  14-358-51245,534Danny DarwinMike PaxtonDanny DarwinMike Paxton 51446153
1979-08-07@ DET110L  1-358-5330Steve ComerMilt WilcoxMilt WilcoxJim Kern 51546451
1979-08-07@ DET111L  2-858-53327,009Dave RajsichJack BillinghamJack BillinghamDave RajsichAurelio Lopez51747245
1979-08-08@ DET112W  16-959-5430Fergie JenkinsPat UnderwoodFergie JenkinsPat Underwood 53348152
1979-08-08@ DET113L  4-1059-54328,619John Henry JohnsonBruce RobbinsBruce RobbinsJohn Henry Johnson 53749146
1979-08-09@ DET114L  2-359-55323,663Doc MedichMike ChrisMike ChrisDoc MedichAurelio Lopez53949445
1979-08-10vs CLE115L  1-659-56417,832 Danny DarwinLen BarkerLen BarkerDanny Darwin 54050040
1979-08-11vs CLE116W  5-260-56421,902 Brian AllardMike PaxtonBrian AllardMike PaxtonJim Kern54550243
1979-08-12vs CLE117L  3-660-57414,346 Steve ComerDan SpillnerDan SpillnerSteve ComerSid Monge54850840
1979-08-13@ NYA118L  2-360-58424,977Fergie JenkinsRon GuidryRon GuidryFergie Jenkins 55051139
1979-08-14@ NYA119L  5-660-59424,125Doc MedichLuis TiantLuis TiantJim KernRich Gossage55551738
1979-08-15@ NYA120L  3-460-60425,905Jerry GleatonTommy JohnTommy JohnJerry GleatonRich Gossage55852137
1979-08-16@ MIL121L  1-460-61414,559Brian AllardLary SorensenLary SorensenBrian Allard 55952534
1979-08-17@ MIL122L  1-560-62424,074Steve ComerMoose HaasMoose HaasSteve Comer 56053030
1979-08-18@ MIL123W  7-361-62449,172Fergie JenkinsJim SlatonFergie JenkinsJim SlatonJim Kern56753334
1979-08-19@ MIL124L  3-461-63437,376Doc MedichMike CaldwellMike CaldwellSparky Lyle 57053733
1979-08-20@ BAL125L  0-361-64421,042Brian AllardMike FlanaganMike FlanaganBrian Allard 57054030
1979-08-21@ BAL126W  2-162-64414,891Steve ComerDennis MartinezSteve ComerDennis MartinezJim Kern57254131
1979-08-23@ BAL127L  5-662-65428,099Fergie JenkinsScott McGregorScott McGregorFergie JenkinsDon Stanhouse57754730
1979-08-24vs MIL128L  6-962-66423,505 Doc MedichJim SlatonBob GalassoDanny Darwin 58355627
1979-08-25vs MIL129L  2-562-67416,181 Brian AllardMike CaldwellMike CaldwellBrian Allard 58556124
1979-08-26vs MIL130L  2-662-6849,076 Steve ComerBill TraversBill TraversSteve Comer 58756720
1979-08-27vs NYA131L  4-762-69424,922 Fergie JenkinsTommy JohnTommy JohnFergie JenkinsRon Davis59157417
1979-08-28vs NYA132W  10-263-69423,339 John Henry JohnsonKen ClayJim KernKen Clay 60157625
1979-08-29vs NYA133L  5-763-70418,117 Dave RajsichRon GuidryRon GuidryDave RajsichRich Gossage60658323
1979-08-30@ BOS134W  6-064-70432,399Doc MedichDennis EckersleyDoc MedichDennis Eckersley 61258329
1979-08-31@ BOS135L  6-964-71431,314Steve ComerMike TorrezMike TorrezSteve ComerTom Burgmeier61859226
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttTEX PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1979-09-01@ BOS136W  5-465-71428,930Fergie JenkinsBob StanleyDanny DarwinDick DragoJim Kern62359627
1979-09-02@ BOS137W  7-666-71430,133Doyle AlexanderJohn TudorJim KernDick Drago 63060228
1979-09-03@ SEA138W  4-167-7147,302Doc MedichFloyd BannisterDoc MedichFloyd BannisterJim Kern63460331
1979-09-04@ SEA139W  5-268-7145,759Steve ComerMike ParrottSteve ComerMike Parrott 63960534
1979-09-05@ SEA140L  0-168-7245,112Fergie JenkinsRob DresslerRob DresslerFergie JenkinsByron McLaughlin63960633
1979-09-07@ MIN141W  5-469-72410,793Doyle AlexanderGeoff ZahnSparky LyleMike MarshallJim Kern64461034
1979-09-08@ MIN142W  6-270-72415,382Doc MedichJerry KoosmanDoc MedichJerry KoosmanJim Kern65061238
1979-09-09@ MIN143W  6-571-7249,261Steve ComerPaul HartzellSteve ComerPaul HartzellJim Kern65661739
1979-09-10vs SEA144L  2-571-7346,790 Fergie JenkinsRob DresslerRob DresslerFergie JenkinsByron McLaughlin65862236
1979-09-11vs SEA145W  5-272-7346,473 Doyle AlexanderRoy BranchDoyle AlexanderRoy BranchSparky Lyle66362439
1979-09-12vs SEA146W  13-373-7346,258 Doc MedichRick HoneycuttDoc MedichRick Honeycutt 67662749
1979-09-13vs MIN147L  4-773-7448,562 Steve ComerPaul HartzellDarrell JacksonJim Kern 68063446
1979-09-14vs MIN148W  5-374-74410,082 Fergie JenkinsDave GoltzFergie JenkinsDave GoltzSparky Lyle68563748
1979-09-15vs MIN149L  4-1174-75420,619 Doyle AlexanderGeoff ZahnGeoff ZahnDoyle Alexander 68964841
1979-09-16vs MIN150L  2-674-7646,853 Doc MedichRoger EricksonRoger EricksonDoc Medich 69165437
1979-09-17@ OAK151W  6-375-7642,636Steve ComerMike MorganSteve ComerMike MorganJim Kern69765740
1979-09-18@ OAK152W  9-576-764750Fergie JenkinsSteve McCattyFergie JenkinsSteve McCatty 70666244
1979-09-19@ OAK153W  9-477-7641,037Doyle AlexanderBrian KingmanDoyle AlexanderBrian Kingman 71566649
1979-09-21@ CAL154W  3-178-76437,450Doc MedichFrank TananaDoc MedichMark ClearJim Kern71866751
1979-09-22@ CAL155L  1-378-77433,730Steve ComerChris KnappChris KnappSteve Comer 71967049
1979-09-23@ CAL156L  1-678-78441,498Fergie JenkinsDave FrostDave FrostFergie Jenkins 72067644
1979-09-25vs OAK157W  5-379-7846,322 Doc MedichBrian KingmanJim KernBrian Kingman 72567946
1979-09-26vs OAK158W  5-280-7846,369 Steve ComerRick LangfordSteve ComerRick Langford 73068149
1979-09-27vs OAK159W  4-381-7846,360 Larry McCallMatt KeoughLarry McCallMatt KeoughSparky Lyle73468450
1979-09-28vs CAL160W  5-082-78311,965 Fergie JenkinsNolan RyanFergie JenkinsNolan Ryan 73968455
1979-09-29vs CAL161W  6-383-78319,167 Doc MedichDave FrostDave RajsichDave FrostJim Kern74568758
1979-09-30vs CAL162L  5-1183-7939,086 Steve ComerChris KnappChris KnappSteve Comer 75069852


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