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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


PITCHING STATISTICS
PitcherGameSeasonResultDecisionIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBTBFPitchesStrBalStr%Career GCareer W-LFeat Description
Fergie Jenkins1979-04-121979W  5-3 vs CLEW 8.1632041000035000--513233-16810 Strikeouts
Doc Medich1979-04-271979L  11-0 @ CHA  253312100013000--20078-67200th career game
Jim Kern1979-05-151979W  9-8 @ MINSv 0.20000000002000--20034-30200th career game
Jon Matlack1979-05-261979W  2-1 vs SEAWCG961100900032000--244100-96100th career win
John Henry Johnson1979-06-191979W  2-1 @ CALW 5411101000018000--4814-1810 Strikeouts
Steve Comer1979-07-021979W  2-0 vs BALWSHO970003300133000--4819-11Complete game/Shutout
Fergie Jenkins1979-07-031979W  4-0 vs BALWSHO9100031000031000--530240-17210 Strikeouts, Complete game/Shutout, 1-hitter
Jim Kern1979-07-041979W  9-5 vs BALSv 420003900017000--22339-31Struck out at least 2 batters per inning (1.2+ ip)
Jerry Don Gleaton1979-07-111979L  5-3 @ CHA  363301110117000--10-01st career game
Bob Babcock1979-07-221979L  7-6 vs KCA  1.12111120007000--10-01st career game
Jim Kern1979-08-011979W  4-3 vs DETSv 2.10000150007000--23239-32Struck out at least 2 batters per inning (1.2+ ip)
Brian Allard1979-08-081979L  10-4 @ DET  222203300011000--10-01st career game
Dave Rajsich1979-08-101979L  6-1 vs CLE  1.22110240009000--240-2Struck out at least 2 batters per inning (1.2+ ip)
Brian Allard1979-08-111979W  5-2 vs CLEW 6.152211400023000--21-01st career win
Sparky Lyle1979-09-111979W  5-2 vs SEASv 2.141100500011000--74284-65Struck out at least 2 batters per inning (1.2+ ip)
Jim Kern1979-09-211979W  3-1 @ CALSv 2.130001500011000--25441-35Struck out at least 2 batters per inning (1.2+ ip)
Fergie Jenkins1979-09-281979W  5-0 vs CALWSHO950001200030000--548247-182Complete game/Shutout
Dave Rajsich1979-09-291979W  6-3 vs CALW 5.120001500018000--311-31st career win


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