Season Information
Team Name
1978 Texas Rangers
American League
W-L Record
87-75 (.537)   GBL: -5
Rankings (Div/Lg/MLB)
2 / 7 / 12
Runs For/Against
692 / 632   Diff: +60
Playoff Series
Playoff Series
General Manager(s)
Spring Training W-L
Not available
Spring Ballpark
Top Draft Pick
Amos Lewis (2-46)
Attendance Rank
Payroll (usd$)
Payroll Rank
Years Active
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1978 MLB Franchise and Minor League Affiliates

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YearTeam NameLeagueDivisionLevelGWLWPctGBLRfRaDiffRankLgRankAttendanceAtt RankManagerBallparkPlayoffs
1978Texas RangersAmerican LeagueWestMLB1628775.537569263260271,447,96315Billy Hunter, Pat CorralesArlington Stadiumdnq
1978Tucson TorosPacific Coast LeagueEasternAAA1406971.49399418618047120,7447Rich DonnellyHi Corbett Fielddnq
1978Tulsa DrillersTexas LeagueEasternAA1355778.42221.5636761-1253646,0987Marty MartinezOiler Parkdnq
1978Asheville TouristsWestern Carolinas-A1407367.5219.5665608573336,5273Wayne TerwilligerMcCormick Fielddnq
1978Gulf Coast RangersGulf Coast League-Rk553322.6000297211861100Joe KleinPayne Parkdnq
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Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. League Abbreviation or name of league Division League division, geographically (usually) grouping of teams within a league Level Level of the team in terms of MLB, minor league level, Independent or College division G Games Played (or Pitched) W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L)) GBL Games behind leader. ((Team A Wins-Team B Wins) + (Team A Losses-Team B Losses))/2 RF Runs For RA Runs Against Diff Run Differential. RF-RA Rank If team context, indicates Divisional Rank LgRank Rank within a League. For MLB, refers to AL or NL Attendance Number of people paying for tickets for games Att Rank Attendance rank within the league Manager Manager(s) for this team Ballpark Team or School's ballpark for the season Playoffs Playoff participation description.

Organizational Roster for 1978 Texas Rangers

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    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Doyle AlexanderPRR27MLBTexas Rangers (MLB)---
    Brian AllardPRR20MLBTulsa Drillers (AA)---
    Sandy Alomar2BBR34MLBTexas Rangers (MLB)---
    Michael ArringtonPRR0AATulsa Drillers (AA)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Bob BabcockPRR28MLBTucson Toros (AAA)---
    Mike BacsikPRR26MLBTucson Toros (AAA)---
    Jim Barbe1BRR23AAAsheville Tourists (A)---
    Len BarkerPRR22MLBTexas Rangers (MLB), Tucson Toros (AAA)---
    Juan BeniquezOFRR28MLBTexas Rangers (MLB)---
    Kurt Bevacqua3B-2BRR31MLBTexas Rangers (MLB)---
    Steve BianchiPRR23AAATulsa Drillers (AA)---
    Terry BogenerOFLL22MLBGulf Coast Rangers (Rk)---
    Frank Bolick1B-3BBR12MLBTulsa Drillers (AA)---
    Bobby BondsOFRR32MLBTexas Rangers (MLB)CHA
    Jerry BosticPLL29AAATulsa Drillers (AA)---
    Don BrightPRR26AAATucson Toros (AAA)---
    Jackie BrownPRR35MLBTucson Toros (AAA)---
    Mike BucciOFRR25AAATucson Toros (AAA)---
    William Buchan3BRR20AAsheville Tourists (A), Gulf Coast Rangers (Rk)---
    John ButcherPRR21MLBAsheville Tourists (A)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Bert CampanerisSSRR36MLBTexas Rangers (MLB)---
    Jim CapowskiSSRR20AAAsheville Tourists (A)---
    Ronald CarneyOFLL22AAAsheville Tourists (A)---
    Joe CarrollOFRR23AAsheville Tourists (A)---
    David Chapman3BRR0AATulsa Drillers (AA), Gulf Coast Rangers (Rk)---
    Keath ChaunceyOFLL26AAATucson Toros (AAA)---
    Michael ChildsCRR19AGulf Coast Rangers (Rk)---
    Reggie ClevelandPRR30MLBTexas Rangers (MLB)BOS
    Steve ComerPBR24MLBTexas Rangers (MLB)---
    Tracy CowgerOF-CRR21AAAGulf Coast Rangers (Rk)---
    David CrutcherPRR20AAATucson Toros (AAA), Tulsa Drillers (AA), Gulf Coast Rangers (Rk)---
    Bobby CuellarPRR25MLBTucson Toros (AAA)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Danny DarwinPRR22MLBTexas Rangers (MLB), Tucson Toros (AAA)---
    Odie DavisSSRR22MLBTulsa Drillers (AA)---
    Ted DavisPRR19AAAAsheville Tourists (A)---
    Dan DixonOFRR0AAGulf Coast Rangers (Rk)---
    Doug DuncanCRR23AATulsa Drillers (AA)---
    Dan DuranOFLL24MLBTucson Toros (AAA), Tulsa Drillers (AA)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Greg EasonPLL19AGulf Coast Rangers (Rk)---
    Dock EllisPBR33MLBTexas Rangers (MLB)---
    John Ellis1B-CRR29MLBTexas Rangers (MLB)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Bill FaheyCLR28MLBTucson Toros (AAA)---
    Jim FarrPRR22MLBGulf Coast Rangers (Rk)---
    Steve FinchPRR20AAATulsa Drillers (AA)---
    Gene FleetPRL0RkGulf Coast Rangers (Rk)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Luis A Gonzalez1BRL19AAGulf Coast Rangers (Rk)---
    Ron Gooch2BRR21AAAAsheville Tourists (A), Gulf Coast Rangers (Rk)---
    Gary Gray1BRR25MLBTexas Rangers (MLB), Tucson Toros (AAA)---
    Mike GriffinPRR21MLBTulsa Drillers (AA)---
    Johnny GrubbOFLR29MLBTexas Rangers (MLB)CLE
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Robert HallgrenOFLR21A+Asheville Tourists (A)SEA, SEA
    Mike Hargrove1BLL28MLBTexas Rangers (MLB)---
    David HarperPRR24AAATucson Toros (AAA)---
    Toby Harrah3B-SSRR29MLBTexas Rangers (MLB)---
    David HibnerSSRR19A+Asheville Tourists (A), Gulf Coast Rangers (Rk)---
    Jim HughesPRR26MLBTucson Toros (AAA)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Mike JaccarIFBR23AATulsa Drillers (AA)---
    Stan JakubowskiPRR24AAATucson Toros (AAA), Tulsa Drillers (AA)---
    Greg JemisonOFLR23AATulsa Drillers (AA)---
    Fergie JenkinsPRR34MLBTexas Rangers (MLB)---
    Mike JirscheleSSRR19AAAAsheville Tourists (A), Gulf Coast Rangers (Rk)---
    Bob JohnsonPRR18MLBAsheville Tourists (A)---
    Mike Jorgensen1B-OFLL29MLBTexas Rangers (MLB)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Don KainerPRR22MLBTucson Toros (AAA), Tulsa Drillers (AA)---
    Kerry KeenanPRR22AATulsa Drillers (AA)---
    Hal KellyPRR20AAAsheville Tourists (A)---
    Cameron KillebrewOFRR0A+Asheville Tourists (A), Gulf Coast Rangers (Rk)---
    Charles KwolekPLL20AGulf Coast Rangers (Rk)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Chuck LamsonPLL21AAAsheville Tourists (A)---
    William LaRosaPRR22AAsheville Tourists (A)SLN, SLN
    Amos LewisP-IFRR17AAGulf Coast Rangers (Rk)---
    Paul LindbladPLL36MLBTexas Rangers (MLB)NYA
    Rick LisiOFRR22MLBTulsa Drillers (AA)---
    John LowensteinOFLR31MLBTexas Rangers (MLB)---
    Ed LynchPRR22MLBTulsa Drillers (AA), Asheville Tourists (A)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Victor MabeeSSRR20AAAsheville Tourists (A)---
    Greg MahlbergCRR25MLBTexas Rangers (MLB), Tucson Toros (AAA)---
    Marty MartinezSS-3BBR36MLBTulsa Drillers (AA)---
    Jim MasonSSLR27MLBTexas Rangers (MLB)---
    Jon MatlackPLL28MLBTexas Rangers (MLB)---
    James Matthews3B-1BRR20AAsheville Tourists (A)ATL
    Arnold McCraryOFLL22AAAsheville Tourists (A)---
    Thomas McGivneyCLR0AGulf Coast Rangers (Rk)---
    Doc MedichPRR29MLBTexas Rangers (MLB)---
    Mark MercerPLL24MLBAsheville Tourists (A)---
    David MillerOFBR22AGulf Coast Rangers (Rk)---
    Paul MirabellaPLL24MLBTexas Rangers (MLB), Tucson Toros (AAA)---
    David MoharterPLL28AAATucson Toros (AAA)---
    Roger MoretPBL28MLBTexas Rangers (MLB)---
    Linvel MosbyPRR18AAsheville Tourists (A), Gulf Coast Rangers (Rk)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Brian NakamotoC-OFRR27AAATucson Toros (AAA), Tulsa Drillers (AA)KCA
    Gene NelsonPRR17MLBGulf Coast Rangers (Rk)---
    Patrick NelsonPRR19AAsheville Tourists (A)---
    Jerry NeufangCRR17AAAGulf Coast Rangers (Rk)---
    Steven NielsenPRR23AAAAsheville Tourists (A)---
    Nelson NormanSSBR20MLBTexas Rangers (MLB), Tucson Toros (AAA)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Michael OdumOFRL0A+Asheville Tourists (A)---
    Al OliverOF-1BLL31MLBTexas Rangers (MLB)---
    Albert OrtizOFLL20AGulf Coast Rangers (Rk)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Steve PaineOF-CRR0RkGulf Coast Rangers (Rk)---
    Scott PetersonCRR21AAsheville Tourists (A)---
    Wayne PinkertonIFRR24AAATucson Toros (AAA)---
    Miguel PizzaroOFLL0AAsheville Tourists (A)---
    Pat Putnam1BLR24MLBTexas Rangers (MLB), Tucson Toros (AAA)---
    Terry PykaOFRR26AAATulsa Drillers (AA)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Ray RainboldtPRR23AATulsa Drillers (AA)---
    Jack RamirezIFRR23AATulsa Drillers (AA)---
    Jerry ReedySSRR26AAATucson Toros (AAA)---
    Stanley Reese1BLR0AGulf Coast Rangers (Rk)---
    Mike Richardt2BRR20MLBGulf Coast Rangers (Rk)---
    Dave RighettiPLL19MLBTulsa Drillers (AA)---
    Steve Righetti3BRR20AAsheville Tourists (A)---
    Dave RiveraOFRR20AAATulsa Drillers (AA)---
    Joseph RussellCRR21AAATulsa Drillers (AA)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Billy SampleOFRR23MLBTexas Rangers (MLB), Tucson Toros (AAA)---
    Marty Scott3BRR22AAATulsa Drillers (AA)---
    Keith ShellingPLL0RkGulf Coast Rangers (Rk)---
    Billy SimpsonSSRR20A+Asheville Tourists (A)NYN
    Chris Smith1B-OFBR20MLBTucson Toros (AAA)---
    Clay SmithPRR22RkGulf Coast Rangers (Rk)---
    Keith SmithOFRR25MLBTucson Toros (AAA)---
    Myrl SmithPRL26AAATucson Toros (AAA)MIN
    Mark SorokoPRR24AAATulsa Drillers (AA)---
    Joseph StewartOFRR22AAATulsa Drillers (AA)---
    Blair Stouffer3B-SSBR24AAATucson Toros (AAA), Tulsa Drillers (AA)---
    Jim SundbergCRR27MLBTexas Rangers (MLB)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Andrew TamOFRR0AATulsa Drillers (AA), Gulf Coast Rangers (Rk)---
    Robert TanziOFRR19AGulf Coast Rangers (Rk)---
    Stan ThomasPRR28MLBTucson Toros (AAA)---
    Bobby ThompsonOFBR24MLBTexas Rangers (MLB)---
    Wayne TollesonSS-2BBR22MLBAsheville Tourists (A)---
    Tommy TomsPRR26MLBTucson Toros (AAA)SLN, BAL, SLN
    Rusty TorresOFBR29MLBTucson Toros (AAA)CHA
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Jim UmbargerPLL25MLBTexas Rangers (MLB)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Richard VelazguezHRR0RkGulf Coast Rangers (Rk)---
    Michael VickersPRL20AAAsheville Tourists (A), Gulf Coast Rangers (Rk)---
    Charles ViskocilPRR24AAsheville Tourists (A)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Keith WalshPRR0RkGulf Coast Rangers (Rk)---
    Claudell WashingtonOFLL23MLBTexas Rangers (MLB)CHA
    LaRue WashingtonOFRR24MLBTexas Rangers (MLB), Tucson Toros (AAA)---
    Len WhitehousePLL20MLBAsheville Tourists (A)---
    Wayne WilkersonOFRR23AATulsa Drillers (AA)---
    Wesley WilliamsPRR20A+Asheville Tourists (A), Gulf Coast Rangers (Rk)---
    Bump Wills2BBR25MLBTexas Rangers (MLB)---
    George WrightOFBR19MLBAsheville Tourists (A)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    John ZiskOFRR21AGulf Coast Rangers (Rk)---
    Richie ZiskOFRR29MLBTexas Rangers (MLB)---
    Jeff ZitekSSLR20AAsheville Tourists (A)---
    148 record(s)
    Player Name Name of the player. If not linked, then no profile on the site Pos Defensive Position Ba Bats Th Throws Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. HiLvl Highest Level Reached