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1983 Texas Rangers (MLB)

+ Batting and Pitching Feats and Milestones
W-L Record: 77-85 .475
Rank: 3rd in American League West
Run Differential: 639-609 + 30
Roster Continuity 71.50% 22/26
Manager(s): Doug Rader
General Manager: Joe Klein
Location: St. Petersburg, Florida
Ballpark: Arlington Stadium
Attendance: 1,363,469 17/26
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Jeff Kunkel (#3) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information
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Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Darrell Johnson
Assistant Coach: Jackie Brown
Bullpen Coach: Glenn Ezell
First Base Coach: Rich Donnelly
Hitting Coach: Merv Rettenmund
Pitching Coach: Dick Such
Third Base Coach: Wayne Terwilliger

#1 Draft Picks

Jon Matlack (#4), Frank Tanana (#13), Al Lachowicz (#24)
American League West Standings
  • Batting and Pitching Feats may not always be a positive accomplishment. Outlying negative performances may also be highlighted.
  • Batting Feats and Milestones
    Mike MasonTEXCHAW 4-1 vs CHA000000000000000011st career game
    Dave HostetlerTEXBOSW 1-0 @BOS60000000004000001274 strikeouts
    Bob JohnsonTEXBOSW 1-0 @BOS3000000101100000301st career stolen base
    Dave HostetlerTEXBALL 2-4 @BAL40000000004000001284 strikeouts
    Mickey RiversTEXBALW 11-2 @BAL534000100000000012744 hits
    Billy SampleTEXNYAW 3-1 @NYA51400003000000004274 hits, 3 stolen bases
    Bucky DentTEXBALL 1-8 vs BAL414100000000000012794 hits
    Jim SundbergTEXBALL 11-14 vs BAL625100100000000012935 hits
    George WrightTEXBALL 11-14 vs BAL51420040000001001814 hits
    Bucky DentTEXCLEW 6-5 vs CLE504000000000000012834 hits
    Wayne TollesonTEXMINW 11-0 @MIN5320112001000000991st career home run
    Larry ParrishTEXCALL 9-10 vs CAL524101200100100011464 hits
    Jim AndersonTEXOAKW 13-3 @OAK52400000000000003494 hits
    Bob JonesTEXOAKW 16-4 @OAK82530040001000001173 Doubles, 5 hits
    Buddy BellTEXTORL 4-6 @TOR414100200000000016014 hits
    Larry ParrishTEXNYAW 11-2 @NYA544002500000000011672 home runs, 4 runs scored, 5 RBIs, 4 hits
    Larry ParrishTEXTORW 3-2 vs TOR414100100000000011754 hits
    Dave HostetlerTEXBALL 4-7 @BAL32200230000000001792 home runs
    Larry ParrishTEXBOSL 5-6 vs BOS523002300000000011852 home runs
    Billy SampleTEXBOSL 4-5 vs BOS51410122000000004994 hits
    Billy SampleTEXBOSW 6-1 vs BOS1110000000000000500500th career game
    Wayne TollesonTEXBALL 2-4 vs BAL51400110000000001544 hits
    Larry ParrishTEXMINW 7-3 vs MIN413101600100000012206 RBIs
    Tom DunbarTEXMINW 3-0 vs MIN212000100100000011st career game, 1st career hit, 1st career RBI
    Tom DunbarTEXSEAL 4-6 @SEA210000010210000121st career stolen base
    Curtis WilkersonTEXSEAL 2-4 @SEA210000000100000011st career game
    Al LachowiczTEXOAKL 5-6 @OAK000000000000000011st career game
    Curtis WilkersonTEXOAKW 4-2 @OAK401000010010000041st career hit, 1st career stolen base
    Bob JohnsonTEXCALL 6-8 @CAL4140011000000000874 hits
    Curtis WilkersonTEXMINW 6-1 @MIN4120101000000000121st career RBI
    Billy SampleTEXCALW 4-3 vs CAL51430030000000005433 Doubles, 4 hits
    Donnie ScottTEXCALW 4-3 vs CAL000000000000000011st career game
    Pitching Feats and Milestones
    Game DatePlayerTeamOppResultDecNoteIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBTBFPitchesStrBalStr%Career GCareer W-LFeat Description
    Odell JonesTEXCHAW 4-1 vs CHASv 0.20000000002000--7812-231st career save
    Charlie HoughTEXSEAW 7-1 vs SEAWCG931103700033000--48573-683-hitter
    Danny DarwinTEXOAKW 4-1 vs OAKWCG7.131101600026000--16943-313-hitter
    Rick HoneycuttTEXTORW 3-0 vs TORWSHO950002110133000--17055-70Complete game/Shutout
    John ButcherTEXBALW 2-0 vs BALWSHO910001200029000--609-13Complete game/Shutout, 1-hitter
    Tom HenkeTEXCHAW 6-1 vs CHASv 340000300011000--121-01st career save
    Tom HenkeTEXCHAL 0-5 @CHA 2.122211500010000--141-0Struck out at least 2 batters per inning (1.2+ ip)
    Charlie HoughTEXKCAW 7-0 vs KCAWSHO960002700034000--50181-74Complete game/Shutout
    Charlie HoughTEXMINW 3-0 vs MINWSHO930002500031000--50282-74Complete game/Shutout, 3-hitter
    Al LachowiczTEXOAKL 5-6 @OAK 22000021008000--10-01st career game

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