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1988 Texas Rangers (MLB)

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W-L Record: 70-91 .435
Rank: 6th in American League West
Run Differential: 637-735 -98
Roster Continuity 77.84% 8/26
Manager(s): Bobby Valentine
General Manager: Tom Grieve
Location: St. Petersburg, Florida
Ballpark: Arlington Stadium
Payroll: $ 6,008,000 25/26
Attendance: 1,581,901 20/26
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Monty Fariss (#6) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Tom Robson
Bullpen Coach: Dick Egan
First Base Coach: Dave Lopes
Hitting Coach: Art Howe
Pitching Coach: Tom House
Third Base Coach: Dave Oliver

#1 Draft Picks

Jeff Kunkel (#3), Bobby Witt (#3), Jeff Kunkel (#3), Kevin Brown (#4), Cecil Espy (#8), Pete Incaviglia (#8), Ray Hayward (#10), Oddibe McDowell (#12)
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 1988 Texas Rangers season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    33Bob BrowerCF-LF5-11185R-R281986Not draftedMLB--
    41Kevin BrownP6-4200R-R231986TEX: 1986-1-4MLB--
    8Jerry Browne2B-3B5-10165B-R221986UDFAMLB--
    22Steve Buechele3B6-2190R-R261985TEX: 1982-5-122MLB--
    37Jose CecenaP5-11180R-R241988Not draftedMLB--
    6Cecil EspyCF-LF6-3195B-R251983CHA: 1980-1-8MLB--
    1Scott FletcherSS-2B5-11173R-R291981CHN: 1979-1-6MLB--
    46Tony FossasP6-0187L-L301988TEX: 1979-12-303MLB--
    17Barbaro Garbey1B-OF5-10170R-R311984Not draftedMLB--
    51Cecilio GuanteP6-3205R-R281982Not draftedMLB--
    23Jose GuzmanP6-3185R-R251985Not draftedMLB--
    32Ray HaywardP6-1190L-L271986SDN: 1983-1-10MLB--
    45Dwayne HenryP6-3205R-R261984TEX: 1980-2-40MLB--
    42Guy HoffmanP5-9185L-L311979Not draftedMLB--
    49Charlie HoughP6-2190R-R401970LAN: 1966-8-159MLB--
    29Pete IncavigliaLF6-1230R-R241986MON: 1985-1-8MLB--
    30Mike JeffcoatP6-2187L-L281983CLE: 1980-13-322MLB--
    24Steve KempOF6-0195L-L331977DET: 1976-1-1MLB--
    39Paul KilgusP6-1185L-L261987TEX: 1984-43-821MLB--
    7Chad KreuterC6-2200B-R231988TEX: 1985-5-109MLB--
    20Jeff KunkelSS-2B6-2190R-R261984TEX: 1983-1-3MLB--
    48Scott MayP6-1185R-R261988LAN: 1983-6-150MLB--
    0Oddibe McDowellCF-OF5-9160L-L251985TEX: 1984-1-12MLB--
    38Craig McMurtryP6-5195R-R281983ATL: 1980-1-4MLB--
    34Dale MohorcicP6-3220R-R321986Not draftedMLB--
    9Pete O'Brien1B6-1190L-L301982TEX: 1979-15-381MLB--
    15Larry Parrish3B-OF6-3220R-R341974Not draftedMLB--
    12Geno PetralliC6-1180B-R281982TOR: 1978-3-53MLB--
    47Kevin ReimerLF6-2225L-R241988TEX: 1985-11-265MLB--
    40Jeff RussellP6-3210R-R261983CIN: 1979-5-126MLB--
    13Larry See1B6-1195R-R281986LAN: 1980-3-62MLB--
    21Ruben SierraRF6-1200B-R221986Not draftedMLB--
    5Mike StanleyC-1B6-0190R-R251986TEX: 1985-16-395MLB--
    27Jim SteelsLF-RF5-10185L-L271987SDN: 1979-8-196MLB--
    10Jim SundbergC6-0195R-R371974TEX: 1973-1-2MLB--
    43Ed Vande BergP6-2180R-L291982SEA: 1980-13-318MLB--
    54DeWayne VaughnP5-11180R-R281988Not draftedMLB--
    19Curtis WilkersonSS-2B5-9158B-R271983TEX: 1980-4-92MLB--
    28Mitch WilliamsP6-4205L-L231986SDN: 1982-8-187MLB--
    34Steve WilsonP6-4195L-L231988TEX: 1985-4-83MLB--
    36Bobby WittP6-2205R-R241986TEX: 1985-1-3MLB--

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