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1980 Texas Rangers season

1980 Texas Rangers
Major League affiliations
Location
  • Arlington, Texas (since 1972)
  • Other information
    Owner(s) Eddie Chiles
    Manager(s) Pat Corrales
    Local television KXAS-TV
    (Frank Glieber, Eric Nadel, Mel Proctor)
    Local radio WBAP
    (Eric Nadel, Bill Merrill, Mel Proctor)
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    The Texas Rangers 1980 season involved the Rangers finishing 4th in the American League west with a record of 76 wins and 85 losses.

    Offseason

    Regular season

    Season standings

    AL West W L GB Pct.
    Kansas City Royals 97 65 -- .599
    Oakland Athletics 83 79 14 .512
    Minnesota Twins 77 84 19.5 .478
    Texas Rangers 76 85 20.5 .472
    Chicago White Sox 70 90 26 .438
    California Angels 65 95 31 .406
    Seattle Mariners 59 103 38 .364

    Notable transactions

    Roster

    1980 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
    SS Frías, PepePepe Frías 116 227 55 .242 0 10

    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
    Staub, RustyRusty Staub 109 340 102 .300 9 52
    Norris, JimJim Norris 119 174 43 .247 0 16
    Richardt, MikeMike Richardt 22 71 16 .225 0 8
    Ashford, TuckerTucker Ashford 15 32 4 .125 0 3
    Norman, NelsonNelson Norman 17 32 7 .219 0 1
    Hart, MikeMike Hart 5 4 1 .250 0 0

    Pitching

    Starting pitchers

    Player G IP W L ERA SO
    Perry, GaylordGaylord Perry 24 155 6 9 3.43 107
    Comer, SteveSteve Comer 12 41.2 2 4 7.99 9
    Clay, KenKen Clay 8 43 2 3 4.60 17
    Butcher, JohnJohn Butcher 6 35.1 3 3 4.08 27

    Other pitchers

    Player G IP W L ERA SO
    Allard, BrianBrian Allard 5 14.1 0 1 5.65 10

    Relief pitchers

    Player G W L SV ERA SO
    Hough, CharlieCharlie Hough 16 2 2 0 3.96 47
    Devine, AdrianAdrian Devine 13 1 1 0 4.82 8
    Babcock, BobBob Babcock 19 1 2 0 4.63 15

    Awards and honors

    All-Star Game

    Farm system

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    Notes

    References