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1976 Texas Rangers season

1976 Texas Rangers
Major League affiliations
Location
  • Arlington, Texas (since 1972)
  • Other information
    Owner(s) Bradford G. Corbett
    Manager(s) Frank Lucchesi
    Local television KXAS-TV
    (Dick Risenhoover, Tom Vandergriff)
    Local radio WBAP
    (Dick Risenhoover, Bill Merrill)
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    The 1976 Texas Rangers season involved the Rangers finishing 4th in the American League West with a record of 76 wins and 86 losses.

    Offseason

    Regular season

    Season standings

    AL West W L GB Pct.
    Kansas City Royals 90 72 -- .556
    Oakland Athletics 87 74 2.5 .540
    Minnesota Twins 85 77 5 .525
    Texas Rangers 76 86 14 .469
    California Angels 76 86 14 .469
    Chicago White Sox 64 97 25.5 .398

    Notable transactions

    Roster

    1976 Texas Rangers
    Roster
    Pitchers Catchers

    Infielders

    Outfielders Manager

    Coaches

    Player stats

    Batting

    Starters by position

    Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

    Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
    CF Beníquez, JuanJuan Beníquez 145 478 122 .255 0 33

    Other batters

    Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

    Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
    Thompson, DannyDanny Thompson 64 196 42 .214 1 13
    Moates, DaveDave Moates 85 137 33 .241 0 13
    Smalley, RoyRoy Smalley 41 129 29 .225 1 8
    Cubbage, MikeMike Cubbage 14 32 7 .219 0 0
    Ellis, JohnJohn Ellis 11 31 13 .419 1 8
    Ault, DougDoug Ault 9 20 6 .300 0 0

    Pitching

    Starting pitchers

    Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

    Player G IP W L ERA SO
    Briles, NelsonNelson Briles 32 210 11 9 3.26 98
    Blyleven, BertBert Blyleven 24 202.1 9 11 2.76 144
    Boggs, TommyTommy Boggs 13 90.1 1 7 3.49 36
    Singer, BillBill Singer 10 64.2 4 1 3.48 34
    Barker, LenLen Barker 2 15 1 0 2.40 7

    Other pitchers

    Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

    Player G IP W L ERA SO
    Hargan, SteveSteve Hargan 35 124.1 8 8 3.62 63
    Barr, SteveSteve Barr 20 67.2 2 6 5.59 27
    Peterson, FritzFritz Peterson 4 15 1 0 3.60 4

    Relief pitchers

    Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

    Player G W L SV ERA SO
    Foucault, SteveSteve Foucault 46 8 8 5 3.33 41
    Bacsik, MikeMike Bacsik 23 3 2 0 4.25 21
    Perzanowski, StanStan Perzanowski 5 0 0 0 10.03 6

    Awards and honors

    All-Star Game

    Farm system

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    Level Team League Manager

    LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: GCL Rangers

    Notes

    References

    • Johnson, Lloyd; Wolff, Miles, eds. (2007). The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball (3rd ed.). Durham, N.C.: Baseball America. ISBN 978-1-932391-17-6. 

    External links