1982 Texas Rangers Roster

American League (AL)
Team Record: 64-98
Finished 6th in the AL's West Division
Attendance: 1,154,432, Avg. 14,800
Ballpark: Arlington Stadium
Manager: Don Zimmer (38-58)
Manager: Darrell Johnson (26-40)
Location: Arlington, Texas
1982 Texas Rangers Statistics
1982 Texas Rangers Results

The Texas Rangers of the American League ended the 1982 season with a record of 64 wins and 98 losses, finishing sixth in the AL's West Division.

The Rangers scored 590 runs, worst in the league, and gave up 749 runs. Dave Hostetler led Texas with 22 home runs, while Larry Parrish walloped 20 or more, too. Buddy Bell and Dave Hostetler each recorded 67 runs batted in. Buddy Bell paced all qualifying hitters on the roster with a .296 average. Charlie Hough topped the team with 16 wins, and Jon Matlack recorded a 3.53 ERA, best among regularly-used pitchers.

Don Zimmer and Darrell Johnson coached the team.

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Player Pos. Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Randy Bass1BLRMarch 13, 19546'1"210Lawton, OK USA
Buddy Bell3BRRAugust 27, 19516'1"180Pittsburgh, PA USA
Terry BogenerCFLLSeptember 28, 19556'0"193Hannibal, MO USA
Dan BoitanoPRRMarch 22, 19536'0"185Sacramento, CA USA
John ButcherPRRMarch 8, 19576'4"185Glendale, CA USA
Nick CapraRFRRMarch 8, 19585'8"165Denver, CO USA
Steve ComerPBRJanuary 13, 19546'3"195Minneapolis, MN USA
Danny DarwinPRROctober 25, 19556'3"185Bonham, TX USA
Bucky DentSSRRNovember 25, 19515'9"170Savannah, GA USA
Jim FarrPRRMay 18, 19566'1"195Waverly, NY USA
Doug Flynn2BRRApril 18, 19515'11"165Lexington, KY USA
Johnny GrubbRFLRAugust 4, 19486'3"175Richmond, VA USA
Tom HenkePRRDecember 21, 19576'5"215Kansas City, MO USA
Rick HoneycuttPLLJune 29, 19546'1"185Chattanooga, TN USA
Dave Hostetler1BRRMarch 27, 19566'4"215Pasadena, CA USA
Charlie HoughPRRJanuary 5, 19486'2"190Honolulu, HI USA
Bob JohnsonCRRJuly 31, 19596'3"195Dallas, TX USA
Lamar Johnson1BRRSeptember 2, 19506'2"215Bessemer, AL USA
Mike MasonPLLNovember 21, 19586'2"205Faribault, MN USA
Jon MatlackPLLJanuary 19, 19506'3"205West Chester, PA USA
Lee MazzilliCFBRMarch 25, 19556'1"180New York, NY USA
Doc MedichPRRDecember 9, 19486'5"225Aliquippa, PA USA
Mario MendozaSSRRDecember 26, 19505'11"170Chihuahua, Ch Mexico
Paul MirabellaPLLMarch 20, 19546'1"190Belleville, NJ USA
Pete O'BrienLFLLFebruary 9, 19586'1"185Santa Monica, CA USA
Larry ParrishRFRRNovember 10, 19536'3"190Winter Haven, FL USA
Pat Putnam1BLRDecember 3, 19536'0"205Bethel, VT USA
Mike Richardt2BRRMay 24, 19586'0"170North Hollywood, CA USA
Mickey RiversPLLOctober 30, 19485'10"165Miami, FL USA
Leon RobertsRFRRJanuary 22, 19516'3"200Vicksburg, MI USA
Billy SampleLFRRApril 2, 19555'9"175Roanoke, VA USA
Dave SchmidtPRRApril 22, 19576'1"185Niles, MI USA
Mike SmithsonPRRJanuary 21, 19556'8"215Centerville, TN USA
Bill SteinIFRRJanuary 21, 19475'10"170Battle Creek, MI USA
Jim SundbergCRRMay 18, 19516'0"190Galesburg, IL USA
Frank TananaPLLJuly 3, 19536'2"180Detroit, MI USA
Wayne TollesonSSBRNovember 22, 19555'9"160Spartanburg, SC USA
Mark WagnerSSRRMarch 4, 19546'0"165Conneaut, OH USA
Don WernerCRRMarch 8, 19536'1"175Appleton, WI USA
George WrightCFBRDecember 22, 19585'11"180Oklahoma City, OK USA