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1979 TEXAS RANGERS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Arlington,TX
Team Record:  83-79   .512
Result:   3rd in American League - West Division
Manager(s):  Pat Corrales
General Manager:   Eddie Robinson
Stadium:  Arlington Stadium
Attendance:  1,519,671
Playoffs:  -

Texas Rangers affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Bert Campaneris (37)
Youngest Player:  Nelson Norman (21)
Longest Tenure:  Jim Sundberg (6)
Top Hitter:  Buddy Bell (9)
Top Pitcher:  Fergie Jenkins (7)
Top Draft Pick:  Jerry Don Gleaton (#17)

Roster Continuity:  57.44%
American League Standings
WestWLPctGB
California8874.543--
KC Royals8577.5253.0
Texas8379.5125.0
Minnesota8280.5066.0
Chi White Sox7387.45614.0
Seattle6795.41421.0
Oakland54108.33334.0

BATTING STATISTICS
#PlayerTrackPosRkAgeDraftedHiLvlGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFDPAVGOBPSLGOPSwOBATBPAOUTRCRC/Gbabip
25Buddy Bell+3b9271969-16-373MLB16267089200423181015430453471016.299.327.451778.3413027205071115.9.295
1Bump Wills+2b40261975-1-6MLB14654390148213546351153584414312.273.340.350690.314190617435734.5.296
22Richie Zisk+of-301967-3-56MLB144503691322111864115775041215.262.336.416752.336209563390745.1.277
12Jim Sundberg+c87281973-1-2MLB15049550136234564335151555517.275.345.368713.322182561389684.7.295
0Al Oliver+of-1b4232UDFA: 1964MLB136492691592841276453434481714.323.367.470836.366231538360926.9.325
18Pat Putnam+1b79251975-1-22MLB139426571181921864162350664612.277.319.458777.337195465336655.2.275
4Nelson Norman+ss5621UDFA: 1975MLB147343367693021411941001835.222.260.265526.24191383294242.2.249
15Billy Sample+of-241976-10-228MLB1283256095212535863728211036.292.365.415781.351135377255576.0.305
17John Ellis+1b-c-30UDFA: 1967MLB1113163390120126122155521043.285.318.437754.333138337235465.3.308
6Johnny Grubb+of-301971-1-23MLB1022894279140103724344413226.273.350.426775.345123328224455.5.291
17Mickey Rivers+of35301969-1-8MLB582473574936257291810332.300.323.433756.334107263183405.9.301
30Oscar Gamble+of60291968-16-363MLB64161275460832213715111026.335.458.522979.42184201116419.5.329
35Mike Jorgensen+1b-of-301966-4-61MLB9015721357061602142921313.223.293.382675.30260177131183.7.236
5Eric Soderholm+3b-301968-1-1MLB631471540604190012910235.272.325.395720.32358165117214.9.263
24Willie Montanez+1b-of-31UDFA: 1965MLB381441946608240181411014.319.357.528885.38776154104287.3.309
3Larvell Blanks+ss-2b-291969-3-60MLB681201324501150011900341.200.259.267526.24232138104102.6.202
14Dave Roberts+3b-c-281972-1-1MLB44841222213141071700203.262.319.417735.329359367114.4.297
23Gary Gray+1b-261974-18-406MLB16424100001112800002.238.273.238511.23810443511.0.294
10LaRue Washington+of-251975-23-540MLB2518550002214000000.278.409.278687.3355221435.5.278
30Greg Mahlberg+c-26UDFA: 1978MLB717220011002400202.118.211.294505.2335211900.3.083
19Bert Campaneris+ss9637UDFA: 1962MLB89210000101300000.111.200.111311.16211080-0.4.167
12Dave Chalk+3b-ss-281972-1-10MLB98020000000000101.250.250.250500.22729800.7.250
38Gary Holle+1b-241976-13-292MLB56011000001000000.167.286.333619.28527514.8.167
Totals: (23 players)1625562750154925226140718795146160733497859135.278.334.409743--2273619343368285.2.289

PITCHING STATISTICS
#PlayerTrackRkAgeDraftedHiLvlWLERAGGSCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPHBIBBBkWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9BB/SOBABIPGB/FB
24Fergie Jenkins+735UDFA: 1963MLB16144.07373710300259.0252127117408116443 01.298.761.392.815.700.49.2711.21
11Steve Comer+2025UDFA: 1976MLB17123.6836366100242.12301149924848678 01.308.540.893.123.190.98.2561.31
42Doc Medich+-301970-30-692MLB1074.1729194110149.015678699495844 01.389.420.542.963.500.84.2861.46
34Jim Kern+2130UDFA: 1968MLB1351.57710005729143.099352556213652 01.136.230.313.908.560.46.2631.66
33Doyle Alexander+-281968-9-185MLB574.4523180030113.111465563695041 01.619.050.245.483.971.38.2980.99
28Sparky Lyle+3134UDFA: 1964MLB583.1367000531395.07837339284820 01.127.390.852.654.550.58.2401.05
32Jon Matlack+-291967-1-4MLB544.131313200085.09843399153511 01.3310.380.951.593.710.43.3061.27
31John Henry Johnson+44221974-15-353MLB264.921712101082.179504512364630 11.408.641.313.945.030.78--0.55
44Danny Darwin+-23UDFA: 1976MLB444.04206104078.05036355305805 11.035.770.583.466.690.52.2180.72
26Dave Rajsich+-27UDFA: 1975MLB133.52273008053.25625217183200 01.389.391.173.025.370.56.2871.47
27Dock Ellis+-34UDFA: 1964MLB155.98109000046.26434315161020 01.7112.340.963.091.931.60--2.20
23Brian Allard+-211976-4-84MLB134.3274201033.13617164131400 01.479.721.083.513.780.93.2941.23
9Ed Farmer+43291967-5-91MLB204.36112005033.03021162192530 01.488.180.555.186.820.76--1.40
7Jerry Don Gleaton+-211979-1-17MLB016.525200109.2157702211 01.7613.970.001.861.861.00.3952.57
29Larry McCall+-26UDFA: 1978MLB102.162100108.172203300 01.207.560.003.243.241.00.2500.69
17,20Bob Babcock+-29UDFA: 1968MLB0010.134000105.177617610 02.6311.811.6911.8110.131.17.4001.20
Totals: (23 players)83793.86162162265136421,437137169861714053277337--21.408.590.853.334.840.69.318 

FIELDING STATISTICS
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Jim SundbergC15075475414.9950.00 
Dave RobertsC1445510.9800.00 
John EllisC7161011.0000.00 
Greg MahlbergC7221001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Pat Putnam1B9683262565.9940.00 
Mike Jorgensen1B6028730428.9880.00 
John Ellis1B3021611517.9780.00 
Willie Montanez1B1919116114.9950.00 
Dave Roberts1B690011.0000.00 
Eric Soderholm1B29110.9090.00 
Gary Holle1B1110011.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Bump Wills2B1463374682095.9760.00 
Larvell Blanks2B162625061.0000.00 
Dave Roberts2B81523091.0000.00 
Dave Chalk2B110001.0000.00 
Nelson Norman2B10000.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Buddy Bell3B1471123641522.9690.00 
Eric Soderholm3B37204845.9440.00 
Dave Roberts3B101001.0000.00 
LaRue Washington3B101001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Nelson NormanSS1421773022464.9520.00 
Larvell BlanksSS493965316.9720.00 
Buddy BellSS33356529.9800.00 
Bert CampanerisSS8121315.9620.00 
Dave ChalkSS303001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Richie ZiskOF1342341076.9720.00 
Al OliverOF119260972.9750.00 
Billy SampleOF1031737011.0000.00 
Johnny GrubbOF82135824.9860.00 
Mickey RiversOF57153431.9810.00 
Oscar GambleOF21412021.0000.00 
Mike JorgensenOF20331001.0000.00 
LaRue WashingtonOF13160001.0000.00 
Dave RobertsOF11131001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Jim KernP7114391671.7811.57 
Sparky LyleP679521120.8671.23 
Fergie JenkinsP37259255035.9622.61 
Steve ComerP36242193840.9342.12 
Doc MedichP2914963320.9512.36 
Dave RajsichP2753113001.0002.37 
Doyle AlexanderP231131223011.0002.79 
Danny DarwinP207826001.0000.92 
John Henry JohnsonP1782111011.0001.32 
Jon MatlackP138531621.9052.01 
Ed FarmerP113324001.0001.64 
Dock EllisP10462810.9091.95 
Brian AllardP73335001.0002.18 
Jerry Don GleatonP5904001.0003.91 
Bob BabcockP4501001.0001.76 
Larry McCallP2801011.0001.11 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
John EllisDH62.0000.00 
Oscar GambleDH37.0000.00 
Pat PutnamDH32.0000.00 
Willie MontanezDH17.0000.00 
Eric SoderholmDH14.0000.00 
Gary GrayDH13.0000.00 
Al OliverDH10.0000.00 
Billy SampleDH9.0000.00 
Dave RobertsDH4.0000.00 
Richie ZiskDH3.0000.00 
Dave ChalkDH2.0000.00 
Mike JorgensenDH2.0000.00 
Larvell BlanksDH1.0000.00 
LaRue WashingtonDH1.0000.00 


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