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1985 Texas Rangers (MLB)

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W-L Record: 62-99 .385
Rank: 7th in American League West
Run Differential: 617-785 -168
Roster Continuity 67.81% 22/26
Manager(s): Bobby Valentine, Doug Rader
General Manager: Tom Grieve
Location: St. Petersburg, Florida
Ballpark: Arlington Stadium
Payroll: $ 0 1/26
Attendance: 1,112,497 23/26
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Bobby Witt (#3) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bullpen Coach: Glenn Ezell
First Base Coach: Rich Donnelly
First Base Coach: Art Howe
Hitting Coach: Merv Rettenmund
Pitching Coach: Dick Such
Pitching Coach: Tom House
Third Base Coach: Wayne Terwilliger

#1 Draft Picks

Tommy Boggs (#2), Jeff Kunkel (#3), Matt Williams (#5), Oddibe McDowell (#12), Frank Tanana (#13)
American League West Standings
  • A roster of all players who participated in at least one game for this team for this season.
  • The roster is sortable but defaults to an alphabetical listing.
  • Uniform numbers may not be complete for non-MLB teams. It is difficult to come by this information historically. See Data coverage
  • For MLB and Minor league teams, this roster was never an actual roster at any given point during the season.
  • Colleges may be missing players who were either red-shirted or who did not get into game action
  • Full Team Roster for 1985 Texas Rangers season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    2,5Alan BannisterOF-2B5-11175R-R331974PHI: 1973-1-1MLB--
    25Buddy Bell3B6-3200R-R331972CLE: 1969-16-375MLB--
    40Tommy BoggsP6-2200R-R291976TEX: 1974-1-2MLB--
    7Glenn BrummerC6-0200R-R301981Not draftedMLB--
    22Steve Buechele3B6-2190R-R231985TEX: 1982-5-122MLB--
    39Nick CapraOF5-8165R-R271982TEX: 1979-3-69MLB--
    33Glen CookP5-11180R-R251985TEX: 1981-24-604MLB--
    13Tom DunbarOF6-2192L-L251983TEX: 1980-1-25MLB--
    23Jose GuzmanP6-3185R-R221985Not draftedMLB--
    11Toby Harrah3B-SS6-0180R-R361969Not draftedMLB--
    27Greg HarrisP6-0165R-R291981NYN: 1976-7-130MLB--
    45Dwayne HenryP6-3205R-R231984TEX: 1980-2-40MLB--
    46Burt HootonP6-1210R-R351971CHN: 1971-1-2MLB--
    49Charlie HoughP6-2190R-R371970LAN: 1966-8-159MLB--
    44Cliff Johnson1B-C6-4225R-R371972HOU: 1966-5-83MLB--
    6Bob JonesOF6-2195L-L351974WS2: 1967-36-665MLB--
    20Jeff KunkelSS-2B6-2190R-R231984TEX: 1983-1-3MLB--
    16Mike MasonP6-2205L-L261982TEX: 1980-1-12MLB--
    0Oddibe McDowellCF-OF5-9160L-L221985TEX: 1984-1-12MLB--
    31Dale MurrayP6-4205R-R351974MON: 1970-18-418MLB--
    36Dickie NolesP6-2190R-R281979PHI: 1975-4-84MLB--
    9Pete O'Brien1B6-1190L-L271982TEX: 1979-15-381MLB--
    15Larry Parrish3B-OF6-3220R-R311974Not draftedMLB--
    12Geno PetralliC6-1180B-R251982TOR: 1978-3-53MLB--
    8Luis PujolsC6-1195R-R291977Not draftedMLB--
    30Dave RozemaP6-4200R-R281977DET: 1975-4-71MLB--
    40Jeff RussellP6-3210R-R231983CIN: 1979-5-126MLB--
    24Dave SchmidtP6-1185R-R281981TEX: 1979-26-658MLB--
    28Bob SebraP6-2200R-R231985TEX: 1983-5-109MLB--
    4Don SlaughtC6-1190R-R261982KCA: 1980-7-172MLB--
    1Bill Stein3B-2B5-10170R-R381972SLN: 1969-4-92MLB--
    48Dave StewartP6-2200R-R281978LAN: 1975-16-384MLB--
    44Rick SurhoffP6-2210R-R221985PHI: 1982-20-321MLB--
    28Frank TananaP6-3195L-L311973CAL: 1971-1-13MLB--
    3Wayne TollesonSS-2B5-9160B-R291981TEX: 1978-8-202MLB--
    17Ellis ValentineOF6-4207R-R301975MON: 1972-2-29MLB--
    21,59Duane WalkerOF6-0185L-L281982CIN: 1976-1-22MLB--
    32Gary WardOF6-2202R-R311979Not draftedMLB--
    41Chris WelshP6-2185L-L301981NYA: 1977-21-536MLB--
    19Curtis WilkersonSS-2B5-9158B-R241983TEX: 1980-4-92MLB--
    29Matt WilliamsP6-1200R-R251983TOR: 1981-1-5MLB--
    26George WrightOF5-11180B-R261982TEX: 1977-4-87MLB--
    38Ricky WrightP6-3175L-L261982LAN: 1980-1-2MLB--

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