1979 Texas Rangers season: Wikis

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1979 Texas Rangers
Major league affiliations
Location
1979 information
Owner(s) Bradford G. Corbett
Manager(s) Pat Corrales
Local television KXAS-TV
(Jon Miller, Frank Glieber, Eric Nadel)
Local radio WBAP
(Jon Miller, Bill Merrill)

The Texas Rangers 1979 season involved the Rangers finishing 3rd in the American League West with a record of 83 wins and 79 losses.

Contents

Offseason

Regular season

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Season standings

AL West W L GB Pct.
California Angels 88 74 -- .543
Kansas City Royals 85 77 3 .525
Texas Rangers 83 79 5 .512
Minnesota Twins 82 80 6 .506
Chicago White Sox 73 87 14 .456
Seattle Mariners 67 95 21 .414
Oakland Athletics 54 108 34 .333

Notable transactions

Roster

1979 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
SS Norman, NelsonNelson Norman 147 343 76 .222 0 21
LF Sample, BillyBilly Sample 128 325 95 .292 5 35

Other batters

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Gamble, OscarOscar Gamble 64 161 54 .335 8 32
Roberts, DaveDave Roberts 44 84 22 .262 3 14
Gray, GaryGary Gray 16 42 10 .238 0 1

Pitching

Starting pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Alexander, DoyleDoyle Alexander 23 113.1 5 7 4.45 50

Other pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Relief pitchers

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Babcock, BobBob Babcock 4 0 0 0 10.12 6

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 Jimmie Schaffer
A Asheville Tourists Western Carolinas League Wayne Terwilliger
Rookie GCL Rangers Gulf Coast League Andy Hancock

Notes

References


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