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1979 Texas Rangers (MLB)

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Nickname:
W-L Record: 83-79 .512
Rank: 3rd in American League West
Run Differential: 750-698 + 52
Manager(s): Pat Corrales
General Manager: Dan O'Brien (1979-01-08), Eddie Robinson
Location: St. Petersburg, Florida
Ballpark: Arlington Stadium
Attendance: 1,519,671 15/26
Playoffs:
Top Draft Pick: Jerry Don Gleaton (#17) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Frank Lucchesi
Assistant Coach: Connie Ryan
Assistant Coach: Jackie Brown
First Base Coach: Fred Koenig

#1 Draft Picks

Dave Roberts (#1), Jon Matlack (#4), Dave Chalk (#10), Jerry Don Gleaton (#17)
American League West Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
8874.543--
8577.5253.0
8379.5125.0
8280.5066.0
7387.45614.0
6795.41421.0
54108.33334.0
Full League Standings
  • Complete listing of games for the 1979 Texas Rangers. Boxscores are available for all games.
  • The Playoffs column indicates whether a team was in the playoffs as of that date.
  • 1979 Texas Rangers Game Log
    AprilGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    1TEX@ DETW8-21-0324Yes0.5826 
    2TEXvs CLEW5-02-0222Yes113211 
    3TEXvs CLEW4-03-0111Yes--17215 
    4TEXvs CLEW5-34-0111Yes--22517
    5TEXvs DETW5-45-0111Yes--27918
    6TEXvs DETW7-56-0111Yes--341420 
    7TEXvs DETL6-116-1111Yes--402515 
    8TEX@ CLEW6-27-1111Yes--462719
    9TEX@ CLEL4-67-2112Yes--503317 
    10TEX@ NYAL3-57-3224Yes2533815
    11TEX@ NYAW5-08-3223Yes2583820 
    12TEX@ NYAL1-58-4234Yes2594316 
    13TEXvs TORW5-09-4233Yes1.5644321
    14TEXvs TORL0-29-5235Yes1.5644519 
    15TEXvs TORW4-310-5135Yes--684820 
    16TEX@ CHAL0-1110-6347Yes168599 
    17TEX@ CHAL2-310-7347Yes270628
    18TEX@ CHAW10-011-7347Yes1806218
    19TEX@ KCAW8-712-7347Yes1886919
    MayGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    20TEX@ KCAL3-912-8358Yes1.5917813
    21TEX@ KCAW3-213-8358Yes1.5948014
    22TEXvs CHAL5-714-9358Yes2.51069313
    23TEXvs CHAW7-614-9358Yes2.51069313 
    24TEXvs CHAL6-714-10369No2.511210012
    25TEXvs CHAL0-314-11369No3.51121039 
    26TEXvs KCAL6-1014-124712No4.51181135
    27TEXvs KCAW8-715-123610No4.51261206 
    28TEXvs KCAL3-415-134711No51291245
    29TEX@ TORW3-116-133610No51321257 
    30TEX@ TORW3-117-13368No51351269
    31TEX@ TORL1-318-142510Yes4.51431349 
    32TEX@ TORW7-518-142510Yes4.51431349
    33TEX@ MINW7-519-14258Yes3.515013911 
    34TEX@ MINW9-820-14246Yes2.515914712
    35TEX@ MINW8-421-14245Yes1.516715116
    36TEX@ SEAL5-1321-15358Yes31721648 
    37TEX@ SEAL0-421-16359Yes3.51721684 
    38TEX@ SEAW6-422-16358Yes2.51781726
    39TEXvs MINL6-722-17358Yes3.51841795
    40TEXvs MINW4-323-17358Yes2.51881826 
    41TEXvs MINW7-224-17358Yes1.519518411 
    42TEXvs SEAL2-324-19358Yes22001928
    43TEXvs SEAL3-524-19358Yes22001928 
    44TEXvs SEAW2-125-19357Yes12021939 
    45TEXvs SEAW7-326-19357Yes120919613
    46TEXvs BOSW5-227-19357Yes0.521419816
    47TEXvs BOSW3-228-19234Yes121720017 
    48TEXvs BOSL2-328-20356Yes121920316 
    JuneGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    49TEXvs BALW4-229-20134Yes--22320518
    50TEXvs BALL4-529-21356Yes122721017
    51TEXvs BALW4-230-21134Yes--23121219
    52TEX@ BOSL5-1330-22247Yes123622511 
    53TEX@ BOSL3-930-23469No22392345 
    54TEX@ MILL3-430-244710No22422384 
    55TEX@ MILW7-131-24358Yes1.524923910 
    56TEX@ BALL0-331-25358Yes2.52492427 
    57TEX@ BALL3-431-264610No3.52522466
    58TEX@ BALL4-531-274711No3.52562515 
    59TEXvs MILW7-632-27258Yes32632576 
    60TEXvs MILL4-532-283610No3.52672625
    61TEXvs MILL2-632-294812No4.52692681 
    62TEXvs NYAW9-533-294610No4.52782735 
    63TEXvs NYAL2-333-304812No5.52802764 
    64TEXvs NYAW6-334-302510Yes4.52862797 
    65TEX@ CALL0-534-314712No5.52862842 
    66TEX@ CALW2-135-31259Yes4.52882853
    67TEX@ CALL4-535-323612No5.52922902
    68TEX@ CALW3-236-322510Yes4.52952923 
    69TEX@ OAKL5-636-333711No4.53002982
    70TEX@ OAKW8-537-333711No3.53083035 
    71TEX@ OAKW5-139-33367Yes232030614 
    72TEX@ OAKW7-239-33367Yes232030614
    73TEXvs CALW2-140-33367Yes132230715
    74TEXvs CALW4-241-33246Yes--32630917
    75TEXvs CALW14-442-33246Yes--34031327 
    76TEXvs OAKW5-343-33135Yes--34531629
    77TEXvs OAKW4-344-33135Yes--34931930 
    JulyGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    78TEXvs OAKL12-1344-34146Yes--36133229
    79TEXvs BALW2-045-34146Yes--36333231 
    80TEXvs BALW4-046-34146Yes--36733235 
    81TEXvs BALW9-547-34135Yes--37633739
    82TEXvs TORL1-547-35246Yes0.537734235
    83TEXvs TORW2-048-35246Yes0.537934237
    84TEXvs TORW4-349-35135Yes--38334538
    85TEX@ CHAL4-549-36246Yes0.538735037
    86TEX@ CHAL3-649-37246Yes1.539035634
    87TEX@ CHAL3-549-38257Yes1.539336132 
    88TEX@ KCAW6-250-38257Yes139936336 
    89TEX@ KCAW9-451-38257Yes140836741
    90TEX@ KCAW7-352-38257Yes141537045
    91TEX@ KCAL3-452-39257Yes241837444 
    92TEXvs CHAL6-952-41257Yes342838840
    93TEXvs CHAL4-552-41257Yes342838840
    94TEXvs CHAL1-252-42258Yes342939039
    95TEXvs KCAW4-153-42257Yes243339142
    96TEXvs KCAL6-753-433610No243939841 
    97TEXvs KCAL4-553-443611No344340340
    98TEX@ TORL3-853-453711No3.544641135
    99TEX@ TORL4-853-463711No3.545041931 
    100TEXvs BOSW11-254-463711No2.546142140 
    101TEXvs BOSL0-154-473711No3.546142239 
    102TEXvs BOSL2-354-483712No4.546342538
    103TEXvs DETL4-654-493712No4.546743136
    104TEXvs DETW11-355-493712No4.547843444 
    AugustGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    105TEXvs DETW4-356-492611No3.548243745
    106TEX@ CLEW8-357-49269No2.549044050 
    107TEX@ CLEL8-1257-502611No3.549845246
    108TEX@ CLEL2-658-512611No3.551446153 
    109TEX@ CLEW14-358-512611No3.551446153 
    110TEX@ DETL1-358-533712No4.551747245 
    111TEX@ DETL2-858-533712No4.551747245
    112TEX@ DETW16-959-543712No553749146 
    113TEX@ DETL4-1059-543712No553749146 
    114TEX@ DETL2-359-553814No5.553949445
    115TEXvs CLEL1-659-564814No5.554050040 
    116TEXvs CLEW5-260-564814No5.554550243
    117TEXvs CLEL3-660-574814No6.554850840
    118TEX@ NYAL2-360-584915No6.555051139 
    119TEX@ NYAL5-660-5941016No6.555551738
    120TEX@ NYAL3-460-6041017No6.555852137
    121TEX@ MILL1-460-6141017No755952534 
    122TEX@ MILL1-560-6241017No756053030 
    123TEX@ MILW7-361-6241017No756753334
    124TEX@ MILL3-461-6341017No857053733 
    125TEX@ BALL0-361-6441017No957054030 
    126TEX@ BALW2-162-6441017No857254131
    127TEX@ BALL5-662-6541017No857754730
    128TEXvs MILL6-962-6641017No858355627 
    129TEXvs MILL2-562-6741017No958556124 
    130TEXvs MILL2-662-6841017No958756720 
    131TEXvs NYAL4-762-6941017No959157417
    132TEXvs NYAW10-263-6941017No860157625 
    133TEXvs NYAL5-763-7041017No860658323
    134TEX@ BOSW6-064-7041017No7.561258329 
    135TEX@ BOSL6-964-7141017No861859226
    SeptemberGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    136TEX@ BOSW5-465-7141017No862359627
    137TEX@ BOSW7-666-7141017No863060228 
    138TEX@ SEAW4-167-7141017No863460331
    139TEX@ SEAW5-268-7141017No763960534 
    140TEX@ SEAL0-168-7241017No863960633
    141TEX@ MINW5-469-7241017No8.564461034
    142TEX@ MINW6-270-7241017No8.565061238
    143TEX@ MINW6-571-7241016No8.565661739
    144TEXvs SEAL2-571-7341017No965862236
    145TEXvs SEAW5-272-7341017No866362439
    146TEXvs SEAW13-373-7341017No767662749 
    147TEXvs MINL4-773-7441017No7.568063446 
    148TEXvs MINW5-374-7441017No7.568563748
    149TEXvs MINL4-1174-7541017No7.568964841 
    150TEXvs MINL2-674-7641017No7.569165437 
    151TEX@ OAKW6-375-7641017No6.569765740
    152TEX@ OAKW9-576-7641017No6.570666244 
    153TEX@ OAKW9-477-7641017No5.571566649 
    154TEX@ CALW3-178-7641017No571866751
    155TEX@ CALL1-378-7741017No671967049 
    156TEX@ CALL1-678-7841017No772067644 
    157TEXvs OAKW5-379-7841016No7.572567946 
    158TEXvs OAKW5-280-784915No6.573068149 
    159TEXvs OAKW4-381-784815No673468450
    160TEXvs CALW5-082-783814No573968455 
    161TEXvs CALW6-383-783813No474568758
    162TEXvs CALL5-1183-793814No575069852 


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