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Texas Rangers

1979 Texas Rangers Roster

American League (AL)
Team Record: 83-79
Finished 3rd in the AL's West Division

Manager: Pat Corrales (83-79)

1979 Texas Rangers Statistics
1979 Texas Rangers Game-by-Game Results

The Texas Rangers of the American League ended the season with a record of 83 wins and 79 losses, finishing third in the AL's West Division. Pat Corrales served as manager.


PlayerPos.BatsThrowsBirth DateHeightWeightCollege
Doyle AlexanderPRRSeptember 4, 19506'3"190
Brian AllardPRRJanuary 3, 19586'1"175
Bob BabcockPRRAugust 25, 19496'5"210
Buddy Bell3BRRAugust 27, 19516'1"180
Larvell BlanksSSRRJanuary 28, 19505'8"167
Bert CampanerisSSRRMarch 9, 19425'10"160
Dave ChalkSSRRAugust 30, 19505'10"175
Steve ComerPBRJanuary 13, 19546'3"195
Danny DarwinPRROctober 25, 19556'3"185
Dock EllisPBRMarch 11, 19456'3"205
John Ellis1BRRAugust 21, 19486'2"225
Ed FarmerPRROctober 18, 19496'5"200
Oscar GambleRFLRDecember 20, 19495'11"160
Jerry Don GleatonPLLSeptember 14, 19576'3"205
Gary GrayPRRSeptember 21, 19526'0"187
Johnny GrubbOFLRAugust 4, 19486'3"175
Gary Holle1BRLAugust 11, 19546'6"210
Fergie JenkinsPRRDecember 13, 19426'5"205
John Henry JohnsonPLLAugust 21, 19566'2"190
Mike Jorgensen1BLLAugust 16, 19486'0"195
Jim KernPRRMarch 15, 19496'5"185
Sparky LylePLLJuly 22, 19446'1"182
Greg MahlbergCRRAugust 8, 19525'10"180
Jon MatlackPLLJanuary 19, 19506'3"205
Larry McCallPLRSeptember 8, 19526'2"195
Doc MedichPRRDecember 9, 19486'5"225
Willie Montanez1BLLApril 1, 19486'0"170
Nelson NormanSSBRMay 23, 19586'2"160
Al OliverCFLLOctober 14, 19466'0"195
Pat Putnam1BLRDecember 3, 19536'0"205
Dave RajsichPLLSeptember 28, 19516'5"175
Mickey RiversCFLLOctober 30, 19485'10"165
Dave RobertsOFRRFebruary 17, 19516'3"215
Billy SampleLFRRApril 2, 19555'9"175
Eric Soderholm3BRRSeptember 24, 19485'11"187
Jim SundbergCRRMay 18, 19516'0"190
LaRue WashingtonCFRRSeptember 7, 19536'0"170
Bump Wills2BBRJuly 27, 19525'9"172
Richie ZiskRFRRFebruary 6, 19496'1"200