1978 Texas Rangers season: Wikis

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1978 Texas Rangers
Major league affiliations
Location
1978 information
Owner(s) Bradford G. Corbett
Manager(s) Billy Hunter and Pat Corrales
Local television KXAS-TV
(Jon Miller, Frank Glieber)
Local radio WBAP
(Jon Miller, Bill Merrill)

The Texas Rangers 1978 season involved the Rangers finishing 2nd in the American League West with a record of 87 wins and 75 losses.

Contents

Offseason

Regular season

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Season standings

AL West W L GB Pct.
Kansas City Royals 92 70 -- .568
Texas Rangers 87 75 5 .537
California Angels 87 75 5 .537
Minnesota Twins 73 89 19 .451
Chicago White Sox 71 90 20.5 .441
Oakland Athletics 69 93 23 .426
Seattle Mariners 56 104 35 .350

Notable transactions

Roster

1978 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
LF Oliver, AlAl Oliver 133 525 170 .324 14 89

Other batters

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Lowenstein, JohnJohn Lowenstein 77 176 39 .222 5 21
Gray, GaryGary Gray 17 50 12 .240 2 6
Norman, NelsonNelson Norman 23 34 9 .265 0 1

Pitching

Starting pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Matlack, JonJon Matlack 35 270 15 13 2.27 157
Alexander, DoyleDoyle Alexander 31 191 9 10 3.86 81

Other pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Relief pitchers

Player G W L SV ERA SO

Awards and honors

All-Star Game

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Tucson Toros Pacific Coast League Rich Donnelly
AA Tulsa Drillers Texas League Marty Martínez
A Asheville Tourists Western Carolinas League Wayne Terwilliger
Rookie GCL Rangers Gulf Coast League Joe Klein

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: GCL Rangers

Notes

References

  • Johnson, Lloyd; Wolff, Miles, eds (2007). The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball (3rd ed.). Durham, N.C.: Baseball America. ISBN 978-1-932391-17-6.  

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