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Texas Rangers Team History & Encyclopedia

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  • Texas Rangers (3534-3614 W-L, 1972 - 2016) - 2 Pennants and 7 Playoff Appearances
  • Washington Senators (740-1032 W-L, 1961 - 1971)
  • Overall (4274-4646 W-L, 1961 - 2016) - 2 Pennants and 7 Playoff Appearances

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All-Time Top 20 by WAR

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Photo of Ivan Rodriguez Photo of Rafael Palmeiro Photo of Adrian Beltre Photo of Buddy Bell Photo of Ian Kinsler Photo of Jim Sundberg Photo of Charlie Hough Photo of Toby Harrah Photo of Kenny Rogers Photo of Juan Gonzalez
Photo of Frank Howard Photo of Alex Rodriguez Photo of Michael Young Photo of Elvis Andrus Photo of Josh Hamilton Photo of Rusty Greer Photo of Fergie Jenkins Photo of Mark Teixeira Photo of Ken McMullen Photo of Julio Franco

Franchise History

Rk Year Tm Lg G W L Ties W-L% pythW-L% Finish GB Playoffs R RA Attendance BatAge PAge #Bat #P Top Player Managers
1 2016 Texas Rangers AL West 156 92 64 0 .590 .507 1st of 5 -- 740 729 2,501,776 28.4 28.8 40 31 A.Beltre (6.1) J.Banister (92-64)
2 2015 Texas Rangers AL West 162 88 74 0 .543 .511 1st of 5 -- Lost LDS (3-2) 751 733 2,491,875 28.6 28.1 57 31 A.Beltre (5.8) J.Banister (88-74)
3 2014 Texas Rangers AL West 162 67 95 0 .414 .412 5th of 5 31.0 637 773 2,718,733 28.4 27.9 64 40 A.Beltre (7.0) R.Washington (53-87) and T.Bogar (14-8)
4 2013 Texas Rangers AL West 163 91 72 0 .558 .563 2nd of 5 5.5 730 636 3,178,273 29.5 27.9 46 25 Y.Darvish (5.7) R.Washington (91-72)
5 2012 Texas Rangers AL West 162 93 69 0 .574 .561 2nd of 4 1.0 Lost ALWC (1-0) 808 707 3,460,280 29.7 28.8 39 21 A.Beltre (7.2) R.Washington (93-69)
6 2011 Texas Rangers AL West 162 96 66 0 .593 .605 1st of 4 -- Lost WS (4-3) 855 677 2,946,949 29.2 28.8 45 25 I.Kinsler (7.1) R.Washington (96-66)
7 2010 Texas Rangers AL West 162 90 72 0 .556 .562 1st of 4 -- Lost WS (4-1) 787 687 2,505,171 28.3 27.6 48 22 J.Hamilton (8.7) R.Washington (90-72)
8 2009 Texas Rangers AL West 162 87 75 0 .537 .526 2nd of 4 10.0 784 740 2,156,016 27.8 27.7 44 23 I.Kinsler (6.0) R.Washington (87-75)
9 2008 Texas Rangers AL West 162 79 83 0 .488 .468 2nd of 4 21.0 901 967 1,945,677 27.7 28.1 55 30 J.Hamilton (5.4) R.Washington (79-83)
10 2007 Texas Rangers AL West 162 75 87 0 .463 .485 4th of 4 19.0 816 844 2,353,862 29.3 27.7 50 25 I.Kinsler (4.1) R.Washington (75-87)
11 2006 Texas Rangers AL West 162 80 82 0 .494 .529 3rd of 4 13.0 835 784 2,388,757 28.4 28.3 51 26 G.Matthews (5.2) B.Showalter (80-82)
12 2005 Texas Rangers AL West 162 79 83 0 .488 .504 3rd of 4 16.0 865 858 2,525,221 28.1 30.5 50 30 M.Teixeira (7.2) B.Showalter (79-83)
13 2004 Texas Rangers AL West 162 89 73 0 .549 .536 3rd of 4 3.0 860 794 2,513,685 27.9 30.6 52 30 R.Drese (5.2) B.Showalter (89-73)
14 2003 Texas Rangers AL West 162 71 91 0 .438 .427 4th of 4 25.0 826 969 2,094,394 28.4 28.1 52 27 A.Rodriguez (8.4) B.Showalter (71-91)
15 2002 Texas Rangers AL West 162 72 90 0 .444 .479 4th of 4 31.0 843 882 2,352,397 29.0 29.7 51 27 A.Rodriguez (8.8) J.Narron (72-90)
16 2001 Texas Rangers AL West 162 73 89 0 .451 .462 4th of 4 43.0 890 968 2,831,021 29.8 28.5 51 25 A.Rodriguez (8.3) J.Oates (11-17) and J.Narron (62-72)
17 2000 Texas Rangers AL West 162 71 91 0 .438 .437 4th of 4 20.5 848 974 2,588,401 29.4 28.7 42 19 K.Rogers (5.1) J.Oates (71-91)
18 1999 Texas Rangers AL West 162 95 67 0 .586 .544 1st of 4 -- Lost LDS (3-0) 945 859 2,771,469 30.7 30.1 38 20 I.Rodriguez (6.4) J.Oates (95-67)
19 1998 Texas Rangers AL West 162 88 74 0 .543 .535 1st of 4 -- Lost LDS (3-0) 940 871 2,927,399 30.0 29.9 42 21 I.Rodriguez (6.4) J.Oates (88-74)
20 1997 Texas Rangers AL West 162 77 85 0 .475 .491 3rd of 4 13.0 807 823 2,945,228 28.4 29.7 44 20 I.Rodriguez (6.5) J.Oates (77-85)
21 1996 Texas Rangers AL West 163 90 72 1 .556 .568 1st of 4 -- Lost LDS (3-1) 928 799 2,889,020 29.5 30.5 39 17 K.Hill (6.6) J.Oates (90-72)
22 1995 Texas Rangers AL West 144 74 70 0 .514 .481 3rd of 4 4.5 691 720 1,985,910 29.2 30.6 46 22 K.Rogers (5.8) J.Oates (74-70)
23 1994 Texas Rangers AL West 114 52 62 0 .456 .442 1st of 4 -- 613 697 2,503,198 27.5 29.0 41 22 W.Clark (3.6) K.Kennedy (52-62)
24 1993 Texas Rangers AL West 162 86 76 0 .531 .548 2nd of 7 8.0 835 751 2,244,616 27.8 30.3 44 21 R.Palmeiro (6.9) K.Kennedy (86-76)
25 1992 Texas Rangers AL West 162 77 85 0 .475 .455 4th of 7 19.0 682 753 2,198,231 27.4 29.6 52 25 K.Brown (4.8) B.Valentine (45-41) and T.Harrah (32-44)
26 1991 Texas Rangers AL West 162 85 77 0 .525 .508 3rd of 7 10.0 829 814 2,297,720 27.8 29.0 49 23 J.Franco (6.2) B.Valentine (85-77)
27 1990 Texas Rangers AL West 162 83 79 0 .512 .487 3rd of 7 20.0 676 696 2,057,911 27.6 30.3 40 18 J.Franco (6.8) B.Valentine (83-79)
28 1989 Texas Rangers AL West 162 83 79 0 .512 .488 4th of 7 16.0 695 714 2,043,993 27.1 29.8 41 18 R.Sierra (5.9) B.Valentine (83-79)
29 1988 Texas Rangers AL West 161 70 91 0 .435 .435 6th of 7 33.5 637 735 1,581,901 26.7 28.0 41 21 S.Buechele (4.2) B.Valentine (70-91)
30 1987 Texas Rangers AL West 162 75 87 0 .463 .486 6th of 7 10.0 823 849 1,763,053 26.3 27.6 39 19 P.O'Brien (3.3) B.Valentine (75-87)
31 1986 Texas Rangers AL West 162 87 75 0 .537 .517 2nd of 7 5.0 771 743 1,692,002 27.2 26.4 37 16 S.Fletcher (4.7) B.Valentine (87-75)
32 1985 Texas Rangers AL West 161 62 99 0 .385 .392 7th of 7 28.5 617 785 1,112,497 29.1 29.2 43 20 C.Hough (6.3) D.Rader (9-23) and B.Valentine (53-76)
33 1984 Texas Rangers AL West 161 69 92 0 .429 .461 7th of 7 14.5 656 714 1,102,471 28.4 29.2 35 14 B.Bell (6.1) D.Rader (69-92)
34 1983 Texas Rangers AL West 163 77 85 1 .475 .522 3rd of 7 22.0 639 609 1,363,469 28.7 29.2 37 16 B.Bell (4.7) D.Rader (77-85)
35 1982 Texas Rangers AL West 162 64 98 0 .395 .393 6th of 7 29.0 590 749 1,154,432 28.3 29.0 40 15 B.Bell (5.7) D.Zimmer (38-58) and D.Johnson (26-40)
36 1981 Texas Rangers AL West 105 57 48 0 .543 .568 2nd of 7 5.0 452 389 850,076 29.8 29.5 37 15 B.Bell (6.2) D.Zimmer (57-48)
37 1980 Texas Rangers AL West 163 76 85 2 .472 .502 4th of 7 20.5 756 752 1,198,175 30.0 31.0 41 20 B.Bell (6.5) P.Corrales (76-85)
38 1979 Texas Rangers AL West 162 83 79 0 .512 .533 3rd of 7 5.0 750 698 1,519,671 27.9 29.3 39 16 B.Bell (6.9) P.Corrales (83-79)
39 1978 Texas Rangers AL West 162 87 75 0 .537 .541 2nd of 7 5.0 692 632 1,447,963 28.9 29.0 37 13 J.Matlack (6.4) B.Hunter (86-75) and P.Corrales (1-0)
40 1977 Texas Rangers AL West 162 94 68 0 .580 .570 2nd of 7 8.0 767 657 1,250,722 28.6 30.0 42 18 B.Blyleven (5.8) F.Lucchesi (31-31), E.Stanky (1-0), C.Ryan (2-4) and B.Hunter (60-33)
41 1976 Texas Rangers AL West 162 76 86 0 .469 .474 4th of 6 14.0 616 652 1,164,982 26.5 29.0 36 16 G.Perry (5.8) F.Lucchesi (76-86)
42 1975 Texas Rangers AL West 162 79 83 0 .488 .488 3rd of 6 19.0 714 733 1,127,924 26.5 29.9 39 17 T.Harrah (7.1) B.Martin (44-51) and F.Lucchesi (35-32)
43 1974 Texas Rangers AL West 161 84 76 1 .525 .495 2nd of 6 5.0 690 698 1,193,902 27.0 28.1 38 15 F.Jenkins (7.8) B.Martin (84-76)
44 1973 Texas Rangers AL West 162 57 105 0 .352 .362 6th of 6 37.0 619 844 686,085 26.4 26.1 42 20 J.Bibby (4.0) W.Herzog (47-91), D.Wilber (1-0) and B.Martin (9-14)
45 1972 Texas Rangers AL West 154 54 100 0 .351 .362 6th of 6 38.5 461 628 662,974 26.2 25.6 38 16 M.Paul (3.6) T.Williams (54-100)
46 1971 Washington Senators AL East 159 63 96 0 .396 .407 5th of 6 38.5 537 660 655,156 27.6 26.4 39 14 B.Gogolewski (2.9) T.Williams (63-96)
47 1970 Washington Senators AL East 162 70 92 0 .432 .456 6th of 6 38.0 626 689 824,789 28.1 27.6 40 17 A.Rodriguez (5.6) T.Williams (70-92)
48 1969 Washington Senators AL East 162 86 76 0 .531 .534 4th of 6 23.0 694 644 918,106 27.8 27.0 36 16 K.McMullen (5.9) T.Williams (86-76)
49 1968 Washington Senators AL 161 65 96 0 .404 .393 10th of 10 37.5 524 665 546,661 26.9 26.9 39 18 K.McMullen (4.7) J.Lemon (65-96)
50 1967 Washington Senators AL 161 76 85 0 .472 .433 6th of 10 15.5 550 637 770,868 26.7 26.4 36 16 K.McMullen (4.6) G.Hodges (76-85)
51 1966 Washington Senators AL 159 71 88 0 .447 .424 8th of 10 25.5 557 659 576,260 27.5 26.9 42 20 F.Valentine (3.5) G.Hodges (71-88)
52 1965 Washington Senators AL 162 70 92 0 .432 .410 8th of 10 32.0 591 721 560,083 28.4 28.0 40 18 P.Richert (4.9) G.Hodges (70-92)
53 1964 Washington Senators AL 162 62 100 0 .383 .393 9th of 10 37.0 578 733 600,106 28.6 27.5 37 19 C.Osteen (3.8) G.Hodges (62-100)
54 1963 Washington Senators AL 162 56 106 0 .346 .349 10th of 10 48.5 578 812 535,604 28.6 28.2 43 20 C.Hinton (3.2) M.Vernon (14-26), E.Yost (0-1) and G.Hodges (42-79)
55 1962 Washington Senators AL 162 60 101 1 .373 .419 10th of 10 35.5 599 716 729,775 28.5 27.5 36 16 T.Cheney (3.3) M.Vernon (60-101)
56 1961 Washington Senators AL 161 61 100 0 .379 .397 9th of 10 47.5 618 776 597,287 29.3 29.2 42 19 D.Donovan (4.3) M.Vernon (61-100)