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1979 Texas RangersAmerican League (MLB)
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Brian Allard played for the 1979 Texas Rangers
LeagueAmerican LeagueDivisionWestLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameRangers
LocationSt. Petersburg,Florida
Record83-79 (3rd in American League West)League Rank8thMLB Rank14th
BallparkArlington Stadium
ManagerPat CorralesGeneral ManagerEddie Robinson
CoachesJackie Brown (Assistant Coach), Fred Koenig (First Base Coach), Frank Lucchesi (Assistant Coach), Connie Ryan (Assistant Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickJerry Don Gleaton (#17)
Attendance1,519,671 (Rank: 15th)
Minor League AffiliatesTucson Toros (AAA) 74-74 ... Tulsa Drillers (AA) 58-75 ... Asheville Tourists (A) 75-63 ... Gulf Coast Rangers (Rk) 33-21 ...
Years Available1961-2018

Team History -- 1979 Statistics -- 1979 Roster VR -- Game Log -- Batting Lineups -- Defensive Lineups -- Starting Pitchers -- Draft Picks -- Prospects -- Organizational Roster -- Transactions
Batting Stats -- Pitching Stats -- Fielding Stats -- Team Personnel

 
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1979 Batting Statistics

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UnifPlayerPosBaAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%Draft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)
25Buddy Bell3bR2716267089200423181015430453710416.299.327.451.77830263720.295.152.199.3414.26.31.52.537.231.5
1969-16- 375-CLE
 
1Bump Wills2bB2614654390148213546351153584143412.273.340.350.69019029617.296.077.219.3148.69.41.10.8108.619.6
1975- 1-   6-TEX
 
22Richie ZiskofR30144503691322111864115775012415.262.336.416.75220940563.277.154.266.33610.113.31.33.227.930.3
1967- 3-  56-PIT
 
12Jim SundbergcR2815049550136234564335151555517.275.345.368.71318232561.295.093.196.3229.19.11.00.999.023.5
1973- 1-   2-TEX
 
0Al OliverofL32136492691592841276453434417814.323.367.470.83723144538.325.147.213.3666.36.31.02.241.027.7
1964-   UDFA-PIT
 
18Pat Putnam1bL25139426571181921864162350646612.277.319.458.77719539465.275.181.223.3375.010.82.23.923.733.1
1975- 1-  22-TEX
 
4Nelson NormanssB21147343367693021411941018305.222.260.265.5259112383.249.043.108.2415.010.72.20.00.015.8
1975-   UDFA-PIT
 
15Billy SampleofR241283256095212535863728210316.292.365.415.78013528377.305.123.243.3519.87.40.81.365.029.5
1976-10- 228-TEX
 
17John EllisdhR301113163390120126122155520413.285.318.437.75513824337.308.152.199.3334.516.33.73.626.326.7
1966-   UDFA-NYA
 
6Johnny GrubbofL301022894279140103724344412236.273.350.426.77612324328.291.153.263.34510.413.41.33.128.930.4
1971- 1-  23-SDN
 
17Mickey RiversofL30582473574936257291813302.300.323.433.75610718263.301.133.190.3343.46.82.02.341.224.3
1969- 1-   8-WS2
 
30Oscar Gambledh-ofL2964161275460832213715102116.335.458.522.9808414201.329.187.422.42118.47.50.44.020.125.9
1968-16- 363-CHN
 
35Mike Jorgensen1bL309015721357061602142923113.223.293.382.6756013177.236.159.236.3027.916.42.13.426.237.1
1966- 4-  61-NYN
 
5Eric Soderholm3bR30631471540604190012912305.272.325.395.7205810165.263.123.204.3237.35.50.82.436.825.0
1968- 1-   1-MIN
 
24Willie Montanez1b-dhL31381441946608240181410114.319.357.528.8857614154.309.209.257.3875.29.11.85.218.030.4
1965-   UDFA-SLN
 
3Larvell BlanksssR29681201324501150011903401.200.259.267.526326138.202.067.158.2428.06.50.80.7120.025.0
1969- 3-  60-ATL
 
14Dave Robertsc-ofR2844841222213141071702003.262.319.417.73635693.297.155.250.3297.518.32.43.228.027.3
1972- 1-   1-SDN
 
23Gary GraydhR2616424100001112800002.238.273.238.51110044.294.000.048.2384.618.24.00.00.00.0
1974-18- 408-TEX
 
10LaRue WashingtonofR252518550002214000000.278.409.278.6875022.278.000.278.33518.20.00.00.00.00.0
1975-23- 540-TEX
 
30Greg MahlbergcR26717220011002402002.118.211.294.5055121.083.176.294.2339.519.12.04.817.050.0
1973-   UDFA-TEX
 
19Bert CampanerisssR3789210000101300000.111.200.111.3111010.167.000.222.16210.030.03.00.00.00.0
1961-   UDFA-KC1
 
12Dave Chalkss-dhR2898020000000001001.250.250.250.500209.250.000.000.2270.00.00.00.00.00.0
1972- 1-  10-CAL
 
38Gary Holle1bR2456011000001000000.167.286.333.619217.167.166.333.28514.30.00.00.00.0100.0
1976-13- 292-MIL
 
Batting Totals: (23 players)1625562750154925226140718795146160733785949135.278.334.409.74322734186193.289.409.218.0007.49.81.32.339.727.0 

1979 Pitching Statistics

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UnifPlayerThAgePosHiLvlWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPctFIPDraftStatusCurrent Org (Level)
24Fergie JenkinsR35STMLB16144.073737010300259.025212711740811644001.298.761.392.815.702.024.41.5334.41
1962-   UDFA-PHI
 
11Steve ComerR25STMLB17123.68363606100242.1230114992484867001.308.540.893.123.191.024.23.5864.35
1976-   UDFA-TEX
 
42Doc MedichR30S/RMLB1074.172919104110149.01567869949584001.389.420.542.963.501.184.71.5883.73
1970-30- 700-NYA
 
34Jim KernR30CLMLB1351.5771071005729143.09935255621365001.136.230.313.908.562.192.20.7222.59
1967-   UDFA-CLE
 
33Doyle AlexanderR28S/RMLB574.45231850030113.11146556369504001.629.050.245.483.970.725.16.4174.02
1968- 9- 185-LAN
 
28Sparky LyleL34R/CLMLB583.136706700531395.0783733928482001.127.390.852.654.551.713.51.3853.84
1964-   UDFA-BAL
 
32Jon MatlackL29STMLB544.1313130200085.0984339915351001.3310.380.951.593.712.334.55.5563.81
1967- 1-   4-NYN
 
31John Henry JohnsonL22S/RMLB264.9217125101082.17950451236463101.408.641.313.945.031.285.47.2504.82
1974-15- 355-SFN
 
44Danny DarwinR23S/RMLB444.0420614104078.0503635530580101.035.770.583.466.691.934.15.5003.23
1976-   UDFA-TEX
 
26Dave RajsichL27RelMLB133.5227324008053.2562521718320001.399.391.173.025.371.784.19.2504.24
1974-   UDFA-NYA
 
27Dock EllisR34STMLB155.981091000046.2643431516102001.7312.340.963.091.930.636.56.1674.72
1964-   UDFA-PIT
 
23Brian AllardR21S/RMLB134.32743201033.1361716413140001.489.721.083.513.781.084.59.2504.62
1976- 4-  84-TEX
 
9Ed FarmerR29RelMLB204.361129005033.0302116219253001.488.180.555.186.821.325.731.0003.73
1967- 5-  91-CLE
 
7Jerry Don GleatonL21S/RMLB016.5252300109.215770221001.8513.970.001.861.861.006.52.0002.94
1979- 1-  17-TEX
 
29Larry McCallR26S/RMLB102.1621100108.17220330001.237.560.003.243.241.002.161.0003.09
1971-   UDFA-BAL
 
17,20Bob BabcockR29RelMLB0010.1340400105.17761761002.7511.811.6911.8110.130.8611.81.0006.86
1967-   UDFA-PIT
 
Pitching Totals: (16 players)83793.87162162217265136421436137169861713553277337201.338.590.853.334.841.454.37.512  

1979 Fielding Statistics

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PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
PJim Kern30MLBp71-1439167132.7810.350.17---71100.043.8Fielding by Day
PSparky Lyle34MLBp67-952112015.8670.190.14---67100.041.4Fielding by Day
PFergie Jenkins35MLBp37-25925503578.9622.030.29---37100.022.8Fielding by Day
PSteve Comer25MLBp36-24219384061.9341.580.24---36100.022.2Fielding by Day
PDoc Medich30MLBp29-1496332041.9511.340.26---29100.017.9Fielding by Day
PDave Rajsich27MLBp27-5311300141.0000.520.26---27100.016.7Fielding by Day
PDoyle Alexander28MLBp23-113122301351.0001.520.31---23100.014.2Fielding by Day
PDanny Darwin23MLBp20-78260081.0000.400.10---20100.012.3Fielding by Day
PJohn Henry Johnson22MLBp17-8211101121.0000.710.15---17100.010.5Fielding by Day
PJon Matlack29MLBp13-853162121.9051.460.22---13100.08.0Fielding by Day
PEd Farmer29MLBp11-33240061.0000.550.18---11100.06.8Fielding by Day
PDock Ellis34MLBp10-46281011.9091.000.22---10100.06.2Fielding by Day
PBrian Allard21MLBp7-33350081.0001.140.24---7100.04.3Fielding by Day
PJerry Don Gleaton21MLBp5-9040041.0000.800.44---5100.03.1Fielding by Day
PBob Babcock29MLBp4-5010011.0000.250.20---4100.02.5Fielding by Day
PLarry McCall26MLBp2-8010111.0000.500.13---2100.01.2Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
CJim Sundberg28MLBc150--75475414833.9955.530.0076538150100.092.6Fielding by Day
CDave Roberts28MLB3b-c14--4551051.9803.570.00---4431.88.6Fielding by Day
CGreg Mahlberg26MLBc7--22100231.0003.290.006--7100.04.3Fielding by Day
CJohn Ellis30MLB1b-c7--16101171.0002.430.0041-1116.34.3Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
1BPat Putnam25MLB1b96--83262565899.9949.310.00---13969.159.3Fielding by Day
1BMike Jorgensen30MLB1b-of60--28730428321.9885.280.00---9066.737.0Fielding by Day
1BJohn Ellis30MLB1b-c30--21611517232.9787.570.00---11127.018.5Fielding by Day
1BWillie Montanez31MLB1b-of19--19116114208.99510.890.00---3850.011.7Fielding by Day
1BDave Roberts28MLB3b-c6--900191.0001.500.00---4413.63.7Fielding by Day
1BEric Soderholm30MLB3b2--911011.9095.000.00---633.21.2Fielding by Day
1BGary Holle24MLB1b1--11001111.00011.000.00---520.00.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
2BBump Wills26MLB2b146--3374682095825.9765.510.00---146100.090.1Fielding by Day
2BLarvell Blanks29MLBss-2b16--262506511.0003.190.00---6823.59.9Fielding by Day
2BDave Roberts28MLB3b-c8--152309381.0004.750.00---4418.24.9Fielding by Day
2BNelson Norman21MLBss1--000000.000.00---1470.70.6Fielding by Day
2BDave Chalk28MLB3b-ss1--100011.0001.000.00---911.10.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
3BBuddy Bell27MLB3b147--1123641522491.9693.240.00---16290.790.7Fielding by Day
3BEric Soderholm30MLB3b37--20484572.9441.840.00---6358.722.8Fielding by Day
3BDave Roberts28MLB3b-c1--010011.0001.000.00---442.30.6Fielding by Day
3BLaRue Washington25MLBof1--010011.0001.000.00---254.00.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
SSNelson Norman21MLBss142--1773022464503.9523.370.00---14796.687.7Fielding by Day
SSLarvell Blanks29MLBss-2b49--3965316107.9722.120.00---6872.130.2Fielding by Day
SSBuddy Bell27MLB3b33--356529102.9803.030.00---16220.420.4Fielding by Day
SSBert Campaneris37MLBss8--12131526.9623.130.00---8100.04.9Fielding by Day
SSDave Chalk28MLB3b-ss3--030031.0001.000.00---933.31.9Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
OFRichie Zisk30MLBof134--2341076251.9721.820.00---14493.182.7Fielding by Day
OFAl Oliver32MLBof-1b119--260972276.9752.260.00---13687.573.5Fielding by Day
OFBilly Sample24MLBof103--1737011801.0001.750.00---12880.563.6Fielding by Day
OFJohnny Grubb30MLBof82--135824145.9861.740.00---10280.450.6Fielding by Day
OFMickey Rivers30MLBof57--153431160.9812.750.00---5898.335.2Fielding by Day
OFOscar Gamble29MLBof21--41202431.0002.050.00---6432.813.0Fielding by Day
OFMike Jorgensen30MLB1b-of20--33100341.0001.700.00---9022.212.3Fielding by Day
OFLaRue Washington25MLBof13--16000161.0001.230.00---2552.08.0Fielding by Day
OFDave Roberts28MLB3b-c11--13100141.0001.270.00---4425.06.8Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
DHJohn Ellis30MLB1b-c62--000000.000.00---11155.938.3Fielding by Day
DHOscar Gamble29MLBof37--000000.000.00---6457.822.8Fielding by Day
DHPat Putnam25MLB1b32--000000.000.00---13923.019.8Fielding by Day
DHWillie Montanez31MLB1b-of17--000000.000.00---3844.710.5Fielding by Day
DHEric Soderholm30MLB3b14--000000.000.00---6322.28.6Fielding by Day
DHGary Gray26MLB1b13--000000.000.00---1681.38.0Fielding by Day
DHAl Oliver32MLBof-1b10--000000.000.00---1367.46.2Fielding by Day
DHBilly Sample24MLBof9--000000.000.00---1287.05.6Fielding by Day
DHDave Roberts28MLB3b-c4--000000.000.00---449.12.5Fielding by Day
DHRichie Zisk30MLBof3--000000.000.00---1442.11.9Fielding by Day
DHMike Jorgensen30MLB1b-of2--000000.000.00---902.21.2Fielding by Day
DHDave Chalk28MLB3b-ss2--000000.000.00---922.21.2Fielding by Day
DHLaRue Washington25MLBof1--000000.000.00---254.00.6Fielding by Day
DHLarvell Blanks29MLBss-2b1--000000.000.00---681.50.6Fielding by Day

1979 Team Personnel

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Player NameRoleBornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationPos
Lee AnthonyScout1918-07-26 60Leroy,Kansas --   P
Joe BranzellScout -- --   SCOUT
Jackie BrownAssistant Coach1943-05-31 36Holdenville,Oklahoma MLB1970-19781970-1977
1962-   UDFA-PHI
P
Pat CorralesManager1941-03-20 38Los Angeles,California MLB1959-19731964-1973
1959-   UDFA-PHI
C
Fred KoenigFirst Base Coach1931-04-27 48Chouteau,Oklahoma --   P
Frank LucchesiAssistant Coach1927-04-24 52San Francisco,California --   C
Eddie RobinsonGeneral Manager1920-12-15 58Paris,Texas MLB1942-19571942-1957   1B
Connie RyanAssistant Coach1920-02-27 59New Orleans,Louisiana MLB1942-19541942-1954   2B