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1980 TEXAS RANGERS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Arlington,TX
Team Record:  76-85   .472
Result:   4th in American League - West Division
Manager(s):  Pat Corrales
General Manager:   Eddie Robinson
Stadium:  Arlington Stadium
Attendance:  1,198,175
Playoffs:  -

Texas Rangers affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Gaylord Perry (41)
Youngest Player:  Mike Richardt (22)
Longest Tenure:  Jim Sundberg (7)
Top Hitter:  Al Oliver (6)
Top Pitcher:  Jon Matlack (17)
Top Draft Pick:  Tim Maki (#14)

Roster Continuity:  81.56%
American League Standings
WestWLPctGB
KC Royals9765.599--
Oakland8379.51214.0
Minnesota7784.47819.5
Texas7685.47220.5
Chi White Sox7090.43826.0
California6595.40631.0
Seattle59103.36438.0

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
23Brian AllardPMLB6-1175RightRight1/3/195822Spring Valley,Illinois1976484TEX

29Tucker Ashford3B-2BMLB6-1195RightRight12/4/195425Memphis,Tennessee197412SD
46Bob BabcockPMLB6-5210RightRight8/25/194930New Castle,Pennsylvania1968UDFA PIT
25Buddy Bell3BMLB6-3200RightRight8/27/195128Pittsburgh,Pennsylvania196916373CLE
29John ButcherPMLB6-4190RightRight3/8/195723Glendale,California197715HOU
16Ken ClayPMLB6-3195RightRight4/6/195426Lynchburg,Virginia1972238NYY
11Steve ComerPMLB6-3205BothRight1/13/195426Minneapolis,Minnesota1976UDFA TEX
44Danny DarwinPMLB6-3190RightRight10/25/195524Bonham,Texas1976UDFA TEX
12Odie DavisSSMLB6-1178RightRight8/13/195524San Antonio,Texas19777165TEX
35Adrian DevinePMLB6-4205RightRight12/2/195128Galveston,Texas1970245ATL
9John Ellis1B-CMLB6-2225RightRight8/24/194831New London,Connecticut1967UDFA NYY
24Ed FigueroaPMLB6-1190RightRight10/14/194831Ciales,Puerto Rico1966UDFA NYM
3Pepe FriasSS-2BMLB5-10159RightRight7/14/194831San Pedro de Macoris,Dominican Republic1967UDFA SF
27Jerry Don GleatonPMLB6-3210LeftLeft9/14/195722Brownwood,Texas1979117TEX
6Johnny GrubbOFMLB6-3188LeftRight8/4/194831Richmond,Virginia1971123SD
7Bud HarrelsonSSMLB5-11160BothRight6/6/194436Niles,California1963UDFA NYM
30Mike HartOFMLB6-3185BothRight12/20/195128Kalamazoo,Michigan197211245MTL
49Charlie HoughPMLB6-2190RightRight1/5/194832Honolulu,Hawaii19668159LAD
31Fergie JenkinsPMLB6-5210RightRight12/13/194336Chatham,Ontario1963UDFA PHI
38John Henry JohnsonPMLB6-2190LeftLeft8/21/195623Houston,Texas197415353SF
43Don KainerPMLB6-3205RightRight9/3/195524Houston,Texas197713321TEX
34Jim KernPMLB6-5205RightRight3/15/194931Gladwin,Michigan1968UDFA CLE
28Dennis LewallynPMLB6-4200RightRight8/11/195326Pensacola,Florida197218LAD
28Sparky LylePMLB6-1195LeftLeft7/22/194435DuBois,Pennsylvania1964UDFA BAL
32Jon MatlackPMLB6-3205LeftLeft1/19/195030West Chester,Pennsylvania196714NYM
33Doc MedichPMLB6-5227RightRight12/9/194831Aliquippa,Pennsylvania197030692NYY
4Nelson NormanSSMLB6-2160BothRight5/23/195822San Pedro de Macoris,Dominican Republic1975UDFA PIT
19Jim NorrisOFMLB5-10175LeftLeft12/20/194831Brooklyn,New York19715108CLE
0Al OliverOF-1BMLB6-0195LeftLeft10/14/194633Portsmouth,Ohio1964UDFA PIT
36Gaylord PerryPMLB6-4215RightRight9/15/193841Williamston,North Carolina1958UDFA Nyg
18Pat Putnam1BMLB6-1214LeftRight12/3/195326Bethel,Vermont1975122TEX
26Dave RajsichPMLB6-5175LeftLeft9/28/195128Youngstown,Ohio1975UDFA NYY
2Mike Richardt2BMLB6-0170RightRight5/24/195822Los Angeles,California1978227TOR
17Mickey RiversOFMLB5-10165LeftLeft10/31/194831Miami,Florida196918Wa2
14Dave Roberts3B-CMLB6-3215RightRight2/17/195129Lebanon,Oregon197211SD
5Billy SampleOFMLB5-9175RightRight4/2/195525Roanoke,Virginia197610228TEX
20Rusty StaubOF-1BMLB6-2200LeftRight4/1/194436New Orleans,Louisiana1962UDFA Hoc
10Jim SundbergCMLB6-0195RightRight5/18/195129Galesburg,Illinois197312TEX
8Danny WaltonOFMLB6-0200RightRight7/14/194732Los Angeles,California196510196HOU
1Bump Wills2BMLB5-9177BothRight7/27/195227Washington,DC197516TEX
22Richie ZiskOFMLB6-1208RightRight2/6/194931Brooklyn,New York1967356PIT
Team PersonnelPosition 
Lee AnthonyScout 
Joe BranzellScout 
Pat CorralesManager 
Richard DonnellyAssistant Coach 
Frank GlieberBroadcaster 
Fred KoenigFirst Base Coach 
Frank LucchesiAssistant Coach 
Bill MerrillBroadcaster 
Jackie MooreThird Base Coach 
Eric NadelBroadcaster 
Mel ProctorBroadcaster 
Eddie RobinsonGeneral Manager 


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