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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

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
33Doyle AlexanderPMLB6-3200RightRight9/4/195028Cordova,Alabama19689185LAD

23Brian AllardPMLB6-1175RightRight1/3/195821Spring Valley,Illinois1976484TEX
17,20Bob BabcockPMLB6-5210RightRight8/25/194929New Castle,Pennsylvania1968UDFA PIT
25Buddy Bell3BMLB6-3200RightRight8/27/195127Pittsburgh,Pennsylvania196916373CLE
3Larvell BlanksSS-2BMLB5-8167RightRight1/28/195029Del Rio,Texas1969360ATL
19Bert CampanerisSSMLB5-10160RightRight3/9/194237Pueblo Nueva,Cuba1962UDFA Kca
12Dave Chalk3B-SSMLB5-10175RightRight8/30/195028Del Rio,Texas1972110CAL
11Steve ComerPMLB6-3205BothRight1/13/195425Minneapolis,Minnesota1976UDFA TEX
44Danny DarwinPMLB6-3190RightRight10/25/195523Bonham,Texas1976UDFA TEX
27Dock EllisPMLB6-3210BothRight3/11/194534Los Angeles,California1964UDFA PIT
17John Ellis1B-CMLB6-2225RightRight8/24/194830New London,Connecticut1967UDFA NYY
9Ed FarmerPMLB6-5210RightRight10/18/194929Evergreen Park,Illinois1967591CLE
30Oscar GambleOFMLB5-11165LeftRight12/20/194929Ramer,Alabama196816363CHC
7Jerry Don GleatonPMLB6-3210LeftLeft9/14/195721Brownwood,Texas1979117TEX
23Gary Gray1BMLB6-0203RightRight9/21/195226New Orleans,Louisiana197418406TEX
6Johnny GrubbOFMLB6-3188LeftRight8/4/194830Richmond,Virginia1971123SD
38Gary Holle1BMLB6-6210RightLeft8/11/195424Albany,New York197613292MIL
24Fergie JenkinsPMLB6-5210RightRight12/13/194335Chatham,Ontario1963UDFA PHI
31John Henry JohnsonPMLB6-2190LeftLeft8/21/195622Houston,Texas197415353SF
35Mike Jorgensen1B-OFMLB6-0195LeftLeft8/16/194830Passaic,New Jersey1966461NYM
34Jim KernPMLB6-5205RightRight3/15/194930Gladwin,Michigan1968UDFA CLE
28Sparky LylePMLB6-1195LeftLeft7/22/194434DuBois,Pennsylvania1964UDFA BAL
30Greg MahlbergCMLB5-10180RightRight8/8/195226Milwaukee,Wisconsin1978UDFA TEX
32Jon MatlackPMLB6-3205LeftLeft1/19/195029West Chester,Pennsylvania196714NYM
29Larry McCallPMLB6-2195LeftRight9/8/195226Asheville,North Carolina1978UDFA NYY
42Doc MedichPMLB6-5227RightRight12/9/194830Aliquippa,Pennsylvania197030692NYY
24Willie Montanez1B-OFMLB6-1193LeftLeft4/1/194831Catano,Puerto Rico1965UDFA STL
4Nelson NormanSSMLB6-2160BothRight5/23/195821San Pedro de Macoris,Dominican Republic1975UDFA PIT
0Al OliverOF-1BMLB6-0195LeftLeft10/14/194632Portsmouth,Ohio1964UDFA PIT
18Pat Putnam1BMLB6-1214LeftRight12/3/195325Bethel,Vermont1975122TEX
26Dave RajsichPMLB6-5175LeftLeft9/28/195127Youngstown,Ohio1975UDFA NYY
17Mickey RiversOFMLB5-10165LeftLeft10/31/194830Miami,Florida196918Wa2
14Dave Roberts3B-CMLB6-3215RightRight2/17/195128Lebanon,Oregon197211SD
15Billy SampleOFMLB5-9175RightRight4/2/195524Roanoke,Virginia197610228TEX
5Eric Soderholm3BMLB5-11187RightRight9/24/194830Cortland,New York196811MIN
12Jim SundbergCMLB6-0195RightRight5/18/195128Galesburg,Illinois197312TEX
10LaRue WashingtonOFMLB6-0170RightRight9/7/195325Long Beach,California197523540TEX
1Bump Wills2BMLB5-9177BothRight7/27/195226Washington,DC197516TEX
22Richie ZiskOFMLB6-1208RightRight2/6/194930Brooklyn,New York1967356PIT
Team PersonnelPosition 
Lee AnthonyScout 
Joe BranzellScout 
Jackie BrownAssistant Coach 
Pat CorralesManager 
Frank GlieberBroadcaster 
Fred KoenigFirst Base Coach 
Frank LucchesiAssistant Coach 
Bill MerrillBroadcaster 
Jon MillerBroadcaster 
Eric NadelBroadcaster 
Eddie RobinsonGeneral Manager 
Connie RyanAssistant Coach 


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