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1989 Texas Rangers (MLB)

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W-L Record: 83-79 .512
Rank: 4th in American League West
Run Differential: 695-714 -19
Roster Continuity 50.71% 25/26
Manager(s): Bobby Valentine
General Manager: Tom Grieve
Location: St. Petersburg, Florida
Ballpark: Arlington Stadium
Payroll: $ 10,689,500 18/26
Attendance: 2,043,993 14/26
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Donald Harris (#5) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bench Coach: Dave Lopes
Bullpen Coach: Dick Egan
First Base Coach: Toby Harrah
Hitting Coach: Tom Robson
Pitching Coach: Tom House
Third Base Coach: Dave Oliver

#1 Draft Picks

Harold Baines (#1), Jeff Kunkel (#3), Drew Hall (#3), Bobby Witt (#3), Kevin Brown (#4), Darrel Akerfelds (#7), Cecil Espy (#8), Pete Incaviglia (#8), Rick Leach (#13), Rafael Palmeiro (#22)
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 1989 Texas Rangers season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    24Darrel AkerfeldsP6-2210R-R271986SEA: 1983-1-7MLB--
    43Wilson AlvarezP6-1245L-L191989Not draftedMLB--
    28Brad ArnsbergP6-4215R-R251986CAL: 1983-1-6MLB--
    13Harold BainesOF6-2195L-L301980CHA: 1977-1-1MLB--
    27John BarfieldP6-1185L-L241989TEX: 1986-11-267MLB--
    25Buddy Bell3B6-3200R-R371972CLE: 1969-16-375MLB--
    19,32Thad BosleyOF6-3175L-L321977CAL: 1974-4-82MLB--
    41Kevin BrownP6-4200R-R241986TEX: 1986-1-4MLB--
    22Steve Buechele3B6-2190R-R271985TEX: 1982-5-122MLB--
    42Scott Coolbaugh3B5-11185R-R231989TEX: 1987-3-77MLB--
    8Jack DaughertyLF-1B6-0195B-L281987Not draftedMLB--
    6Cecil EspyCF-LF6-3195B-R261983CHA: 1980-1-8MLB--
    1Scott FletcherSS-2B5-11173R-R301981CHN: 1979-1-6MLB--
    14Julio FrancoSS-2B6-1200R-R301982UDFAMLB--
    13,19Juan GonzalezRF-LF6-3220R-R191989Not draftedMLB--
    51Cecilio GuanteP6-3205R-R291982Not draftedMLB--
    44Drew HallP6-4220L-L261986CHN: 1984-1-3MLB--
    49Charlie HoughP6-2190R-R411970LAN: 1966-8-159MLB--
    29Pete IncavigliaLF6-1230R-R251986MON: 1985-1-8MLB--
    30Mike JeffcoatP6-2187L-L291983CLE: 1980-13-322MLB--
    7Chad KreuterC6-2200B-R241988TEX: 1985-5-109MLB--
    20Jeff KunkelSS-2B6-2190R-R271984TEX: 1983-1-3MLB--
    9Rick Leach1B-OF6-0195L-L321981DET: 1979-1-13MLB--
    17Fred Manrique2B-SS6-1175R-R271981Not draftedMLB--
    38Craig McMurtryP6-5195R-R291983ATL: 1980-1-4MLB--
    50Gary MielkeP6-3185R-R261987TEX: 1985-26-655MLB--
    39Jamie MoyerP6-0170L-L261986CHN: 1984-6-135MLB-Free Agent
    3Rafael Palmeiro1B6-0190L-L241986CHN: 1985-1-22MLB--
    16Dean Palmer3B6-1210R-R201989TEX: 1986-3-59MLB--
    12Geno PetralliC6-1180B-R291982TOR: 1978-3-53MLB--
    47Kevin ReimerLF6-2225L-R251988TEX: 1985-11-265MLB--
    37Kenny RogersP6-1205L-L241989TEX: 1982-39-816MLB--
    40Jeff RussellP6-3210R-R271983CIN: 1979-5-126MLB--
    34Nolan RyanP6-2195R-R421966NYN: 1965-12-226MLB--
    21Ruben SierraRF6-1200B-R231986Not draftedMLB--
    17Sammy SosaRF6-0220R-R201989Not draftedMLB--
    5Mike StanleyC-1B6-0190R-R261986TEX: 1985-16-395MLB--
    19Jeff StoneOF6-0175L-R281983UDFAMLB--
    10Jim SundbergC6-0195R-R381974TEX: 1973-1-2MLB--
    54Paul WilmetP5-11170R-R301989Not draftedMLB--
    36Bobby WittP6-2205R-R251986TEX: 1985-1-3MLB--

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