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1989 TEXAS RANGERS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Arlington,TX
Team Record:  83-79   .512
Result:   4th in American League - West Division
Manager(s):  Bobby Valentine
General Manager:   Tom Grieve
Stadium:  Arlington Stadium
Attendance:  2,043,993
Payroll:  $10,689,500
Playoffs:  -

Texas Rangers affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Nolan Ryan (42)
Youngest Player:  Wilson Alvarez (19)
Longest Tenure:  Charlie Hough (10)
Top Hitter:  Ruben Sierra (1)
Top Pitcher:  Nolan Ryan (7)
Top Draft Pick:  Donald Harris (#5)

Roster Continuity:  50.71%
Top Prospect:   Kevin Brown
American League Standings
WestWLPctGB
Oakland9963.611--
KC Royals9270.5687.0
California9171.5628.0
Texas8379.51216.0
Minnesota8082.49419.0
Seattle7389.45126.0
Chi White Sox6992.42929.5

TEAM INFORMATION
Players with a dark gray box next to their salary have salaries above the league average. Players who did not start the season on a Major League roster were assumed to earn the major league minimum unless otherwise specified. Check out the payrolls section for more information.
PlayerPosAgeSalaryAvg?Lg Rank 
Nolan RyanP42$ 1,800,000  33 
Julio FrancoSS-2B30$ 1,300,000  65 
Harold BainesOF30$ 1,204,281  78 
Scott FletcherSS-2B30$ 1,200,000  80 
Charlie HoughP41$ 900,000   
Jeff RussellP27$ 480,000   
Pete IncavigliaLF25$ 475,000   
Jim SundbergC38$ 475,000   
Cecilio GuanteP29$ 445,000   
Steve Buechele3B27$ 430,000   
Rick Leach1B-OF32$ 350,000   
Ruben SierraRF23$ 350,000   
Geno PetralliC29$ 325,000   
Craig McMurtryP29$ 275,000   
Rafael Palmeiro1B24$ 212,000   
Jamie MoyerP26$ 205,000   
Bobby WittP25$ 205,000   
Fred Manrique2B-SS27$ 192,500   
Cecil EspyCF-LF26$ 97,500   
Mike StanleyC-1B26$ 95,000   
Mike JeffcoatP29$ 83,000   
Jeff KunkelSS-2B27$ 80,000   
Drew HallP26$ 74,000   
Kevin BrownP24$ 72,500   
Chad KreuterC24$ 72,500   
Jack DaughertyLF-1B28$ 68,000   
Gary MielkeP26$ 68,000   
Kenny RogersP24$ 68,000   
Sammy SosaRF20$ 68,000   
Darrel AkerfeldsP27$ 62,500   
Wilson AlvarezP19$ 62,500   
Brad ArnsbergP25$ 62,500   
John BarfieldP24$ 62,500   
Buddy Bell3B37$ 62,500   
Thad BosleyOF32$ 62,500   
Scott Coolbaugh3B23$ 62,500   
Juan GonzalezRF-LF19$ 62,500   
Dean Palmer3B20$ 62,500   
Kevin ReimerLF25$ 62,500   
Jeff StoneOF28$ 62,500   
Paul WilmetP30$ 62,500   


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