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1981 Texas Rangers (MLB)

+ American League
Nickname:
W-L Record: 57-48 .543
Rank: th in American League West
Run Differential: 452-389 + 63
Manager(s): Don Zimmer
General Manager: Eddie Robinson
Location: St. Petersburg, Florida
Ballpark: Arlington Stadium
Attendance: 850,076 16/26
Playoffs:
Top Draft Pick: Ron Darling (#9) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Darrell Johnson
Assistant Coach: Jackie Brown
First Base Coach: Fred Koenig
Hitting Coach: Tommy Helms
Third Base Coach: Wayne Terwilliger

#1 Draft Picks

Jon Matlack (#4)
American League West Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
6445.587--
5748.5435.0
5452.5098.5
5053.48511.0
5159.46413.5
4465.40420.0
4168.37623.0
Full League Standings
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
25Buddy Bell3B2936044106
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1
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10
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643342303100106.294.359.428787.133.250.2910.7136.0154412
20Larry CoxC331303
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1
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000000400000.231.231.308539.077.077.333----413
21Dan DuranOF271614
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0000001100001.250.294.250544.000.063.2671.00--417
9John Ellis1B325828
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3
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01
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70151011003.138.206.241447.103.172.1492.0058.01463
6Johnny GrubbOF321992646
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9
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1
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3
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2603232520116.231.309.332641.101.201.2501.0966.366224
8Bob JohnsonC211825
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002
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4001300001.278.316.611927.333.389.2313.009.01119
27Bob JonesOF313449
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1
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03
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7011700000.265.286.559845.294.294.2507.0011.31935
15Rick LisiOF251665
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0001014000000.312.450.312762.000.187.3120.00--520
14Mario MendozaSS302291853
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6
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1
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02221725101439.231.251.266517.035.070.2563.57--61253
4Nelson NormanSS231313
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1
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002001200010.231.267.308575.077.154.2502.00--415
0Al OliverDH3442153130
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29
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1
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4
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553024282100117.309.345.411756.102.166.3231.17105.3173446
16Tom PoquetteOF2964210
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007015110013.156.214.172386.016.078.1560.20--1170
18Pat Putnam1B272973379
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17
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2
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8
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3542173803124.266.304.418722.152.215.2812.2437.1124317
17Mickey RiversOF3239962114
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21
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2695243112313.286.325.371696.085.155.3031.29133.0148427
7,16Leon RobertsOF302332665
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3134253812258.279.342.421763.142.245.3111.5258.398265
5Billy SampleOF262303665
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16
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03
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2541172171333.283.328.391719.109.196.2971.2476.790253
13Bill Stein1B341152138
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221271503135.330.360.435795.104.157.3562.1457.550126
10Jim SundbergC303394294
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2825504816335.277.367.366733.088.227.3130.96113.0124395
3Wayne Tolleson3B252464
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0001201500000.167.200.167367.000.125.2115.00--425
30Mark WagnerSS27851522
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141181300202.259.323.365688.106.200.2961.6285.03195
20Donald WernerDH28812
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0000010200000.250.250.250500.000-.125.333----28
1Bump Wills2B2841051103
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41129324912658.251.302.307609.056.141.2771.53205.0126453
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BBBABIP
46Bob Babcock112.171600070282177216180011.286.520.624.975.591.12-.950
24Dave Schmidt013.09141008131311111111133111.318.720.283.093.661.18-2.143
53Mark Mercer014.5070002277441780001.757.871.127.889.001.14-.667
33Doc Medich1063.08202044001431365149833651021.188.560.502.084.091.97-1.753
32Jon Matlack474.15171611001041015948841432011.378.740.693.553.721.05-1.824
35Bob Lacey009.0010001011111000001.009.009.000.000.00----
34Jim Kern122.70230001563021109022201111.436.300.006.606.000.91-1.050
38John Henry Johnson312.62240001522319772681011.047.120.752.253.001.33-1.700
31Fergie Jenkins584.501916102010612255531440632001.5310.361.193.405.351.57-1.403
49Charlie Hough412.96215209182613027431694031.126.700.443.407.572.23-.781
40Rick Honeycutt1163.302020820012712049471217401001.078.440.841.202.812.35-2.077
44Danny Darwin993.642222620014611567591257981061.187.090.743.516.041.72-.936
11Steve Comer822.573610022677702522131222011.318.180.123.622.570.71-3.000
29John Butcher121.6153111027186508190000.935.790.002.576.112.37-.947
12Len Whitehouse0118.0021000038761220003.3324.003.006.006.001.00-2.333


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