Anderson Rangers

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Anderson Rangers
Anderson, South Carolina
  • Class A
Minor league affiliations
Previous leagues
Western Carolinas League
Major league affiliations
Minor league titles
League titles (0) None
Team data
Previous names
  • Anderson Rangers (1975)
  • Anderson Mets (1974)
  • Anderson Tigers (1973)
  • Anderson Giants (1972)
  • Anderson Senators (1970-1971)
Previous parks

The Anderson Rangers was the final name of a minor league baseball team, located in Anderson, South Carolina, in the early 1970s. The club was a member of the Class A Western Carolinas League and played its home games at Anderson Memorial Stadium.

The team began in 1970 as the Anderson Senators and were affiliated with the Washington Senators through the 1971 season. In 1972, the team became the Anderson Giants after becoming an affiliate of the San Francisco Giants. However the following season, the club became an affiliate with the Detroit Tigers and changed their name once again to the Anderson Tigers.

During their final two season in existence, the club became an affiliate of the New York Mets, as the Anderson Mets and finally the Texas Rangers, as the Anderson Rangers.

Year-by-year record[edit]

(from Baseball Reference Bullpen)

Year Record Finish Manager Playoffs
1970 61-69 5th Frank Gable none
1971 55-66 4th Frank Gable / Bill Haywood none
1972 51-81 6th Max Lanier
1973 54-73 5th Len Okrie
1974 61-72 5th Owen Friend none
1975 67-70 2nd Rich Donnelly none