1976 Texas Rangers season

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1976 Texas Rangers
Major League affiliations
Location
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[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

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[edit]

Roster[edit]

1976 Texas Rangers
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

Player stats[edit]

Batting[edit]

Starters by position[edit]

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[edit]

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[edit]

Starting pitchers[edit]

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[edit]

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[edit]

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[edit]

All-Star Game

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Sacramento Solons Pacific Coast League Rich Donnelly
AA San Antonio Brewers Texas League Marty Martínez
A Asheville Tourists Western Carolinas League Wayne Terwilliger
Rookie GCL Rangers Gulf Coast League Joe Klein

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: GCL Rangers

Notes[edit]

References[edit]

  • 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[edit]