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1987 Texas Rangers (MLB)

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W-L Record: 75-87 .463
Rank: 6th in American League West
Run Differential: 823-849 -26
Roster Continuity 86.23% 2/26
Manager(s): Bobby Valentine
General Manager: Tom Grieve
Location: St. Petersburg, Florida
Ballpark: Arlington Stadium
Payroll: $ 0 1/26
Attendance: 1,763,053 19/26
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Brian Bohanon (#19) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Tom Robson
Bench Coach: Joe Ferguson
First Base Coach: Dave Oliver
Hitting Coach: Art Howe
Pitching Coach: Tom House
Third Base Coach: Tim Foli

#1 Draft Picks

Bobby Witt (#3), Jeff Kunkel (#3), Darrell Porter (#4), Cecil Espy (#8), Pete Incaviglia (#8), Oddibe McDowell (#12), Steve Howe (#16)
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 1987 Texas Rangers season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    48Scott AndersonP6-6190R-R241987TEX: 1984-7-170MLB--
    33Bob BrowerCF-LF5-11185R-R271986Not draftedMLB--
    8Jerry Browne2B-3B5-10165B-R211986UDFAMLB--
    22Steve Buechele3B6-2190R-R251985TEX: 1982-5-122MLB--
    21,53Ed CorreaP6-2192R-R211985Not draftedMLB--
    42Keith CreelP6-2180R-R281982PIT: 1980-1-6MLB--
    18Cecil EspyCF-LF6-3195B-R241983CHA: 1980-1-8MLB--
    1Scott FletcherSS-2B5-11173R-R281981CHN: 1979-1-6MLB--
    23Jose GuzmanP6-3185R-R241985Not draftedMLB--
    27Greg HarrisP6-0165R-R311981NYN: 1976-7-130MLB--
    45Dwayne HenryP6-3205R-R251984TEX: 1980-2-40MLB--
    49Charlie HoughP6-2190R-R391970LAN: 1966-8-159MLB--
    57Steve HoweP6-1180L-L291980LAN: 1979-1-16MLB--
    29Pete IncavigliaLF6-1230R-R231986MON: 1985-1-8MLB--
    30Mike JeffcoatP6-2187L-L271983CLE: 1980-13-322MLB--
    39Paul KilgusP6-1185L-L251987TEX: 1984-43-821MLB--
    20Jeff KunkelSS-2B6-2190R-R251984TEX: 1983-1-3MLB--
    46Mike LoyndP6-4210R-R231986TEX: 1986-7-163MLB--
    16Bob MalloyP6-5200R-R221987TEX: 1986-19-475MLB--
    16Mike MasonP6-2205L-L281982TEX: 1980-1-12MLB--
    0Oddibe McDowellCF-OF5-9160L-L241985TEX: 1984-1-12MLB--
    51Dave MeierOF6-0185R-R271984MIN: 1981-5-114MLB--
    38Ron MeridithP6-0175L-L301984HOU: 1978-4-89MLB--
    50Gary MielkeP6-3185R-R241987TEX: 1985-26-655MLB--
    34Dale MohorcicP6-3220R-R311986Not draftedMLB--
    9Pete O'Brien1B6-1190L-L291982TEX: 1979-15-381MLB--
    41Tom O'Malley3B6-0195L-R261982SFN: 1979-16-408MLB--
    44Tom PaciorekOF-1B6-4215R-R401970LAN: 1968-5-89MLB--
    15Larry Parrish3B-OF6-3220R-R331974Not draftedMLB--
    12Geno PetralliC6-1180B-R271982TOR: 1978-3-53MLB--
    17Darrell PorterC6-0193L-R351971MIL: 1970-1-4MLB--
    40Jeff RussellP6-3210R-R251983CIN: 1979-5-126MLB--
    3,21Ruben SierraRF6-1200B-R211986Not draftedMLB--
    4Don SlaughtC6-1190R-R281982KCA: 1980-7-172MLB--
    5Mike StanleyC-1B6-0190R-R241986TEX: 1985-16-395MLB--
    3Greg Tabor2B6-0165R-R261987TEX: 1981-1-10MLB--
    19Curtis WilkersonSS-2B5-9158B-R261983TEX: 1980-4-92MLB--
    28Mitch WilliamsP6-4205L-L221986SDN: 1982-8-187MLB--
    36Bobby WittP6-2205R-R231986TEX: 1985-1-3MLB--

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