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1978 Texas Rangers season

1978 Texas Rangers
Major League affiliations
Location
  • Arlington, Texas (since 1972)
  • Other information
    Owner(s) Bradford G. Corbett
    Manager(s) Billy Hunter and Pat Corrales
    Local television KXAS-TV
    (Jon Miller, Frank Glieber)
    Local radio WBAP
    (Jon Miller, Bill Merrill)
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    The 1978 Texas Rangers season involved the Rangers finishing 2nd in the American League West with a record of 87 wins and 75 losses.

    Offseason

    Regular season

    Season standings

    AL West W L GB Pct.
    Kansas City Royals 92 70 -- .568
    Texas Rangers 87 75 5 .537
    California Angels 87 75 5 .537
    Minnesota Twins 73 89 19 .451
    Chicago White Sox 71 90 20.5 .441
    Oakland Athletics 69 93 23 .426
    Seattle Mariners 56 104 35 .350

    Notable transactions

    Roster

    1978 Texas Rangers roster
    Roster
    Pitchers Catchers

    Infielders

    Outfielders

    Other batters

    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
    C Sundberg, JimJim Sundberg 149 518 144 .278 6 58
    LF Oliver, AlAl Oliver 133 525 170 .324 14 89

    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
    Lowenstein, JohnJohn Lowenstein 77 176 39 .222 5 21
    Gray, GaryGary Gray 17 50 12 .240 2 6
    Norman, NelsonNelson Norman 23 34 9 .265 0 1

    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
    Matlack, JonJon Matlack 35 270 15 13 2.27 157
    Alexander, DoyleDoyle Alexander 31 191 9 10 3.86 81

    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

    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
    Barker, LenLen Barker 29 1 5 4 4.82 33

    Awards and honors

    All-Stars

    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. 

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