1973 Texas Rangers season: Wikis

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1973 Texas Rangers
Major league affiliations
Location
1973 information
Owner(s) Bob Short
Manager(s) Whitey Herzog, Del Wilber, and Billy Martin
Local television KDFW
(Dick Risenhoover, Tom Hedrick)
Local radio KRLD
(Dick Risenhoover, Bill Mercer)

The Texas Rangers 1973 season involved the Rangers finishing 6th in the American League West with a record of 57 wins and 105 losses. On July 30, 1973, Jim Bibby threw the first no-hitter in Texas Rangers history as he no-hit the Oakland Athletics.[1] The Rangers won the game 6-0.

Contents

Offseason

Regular season

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Season standings

AL West W L GB Pct.
Oakland Athletics 94 68 -- .580
Kansas City Royals 88 74 6 .543
Minnesota Twins 81 81 13 .500
California Angels 79 83 15 .488
Chicago White Sox 77 85 17 .475
Texas Rangers 57 105 37 .352

Notable transactions

David Clyde

Roster===

1973 Texas Rangers roster
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

Manager

Coaches

Player stats

Batting

Starters by position

Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At Bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting Average; HR = Home Runs; RBI = Runs Batted In

Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
2B Nelson, DaveDave Nelson 142 576 165 .286 7 48
LF Carty, RicoRico Carty 86 306 71 .232 3 33
CF Harris, VicVic Harris 152 555 138 .249 8 44

Other batters

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Biittner, LarryLarry Biittner 83 258 65 .252 1 12
Epstein, MikeMike Epstein 27 85 16 .188 1 6
Randle, LennyLenny Randle 10 29 6 .207 1 1
Castle, DonDon Castle 4 13 4 .308 0 2

Pitching

Starting pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Bibby, JimJim Bibby 26 180.1 9 10 3.24 155

Other pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Allen, LloydLloyd Allen 23 41 0 6 9.22 25
Durham, DonDon Durham 15 40.1 0 4 7.59 23

Relief pitchers

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Gogolewski, BillBill Gogolewski 49 3 6 6 4.22 77

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Spokane Indians Pacific Coast League Del Wilber
AA Pittsfield Rangers Eastern League Joe Klein
A Gastonia Rangers Western Carolinas League Rich Donnelly
Rookie GCL Rangers Gulf Coast League Bill Haywood

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Spokane, GCL Rangers

Notes

References

  • Johnson, Lloyd; Wolff, Miles, eds (1997). The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball (2nd ed.). Durham, N.C.: Baseball America. ISBN 978-0963718983.  

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