1985 Texas Rangers Roster

American League (AL)
Team Record: 62-99
Finished 7th in the AL's West Division
Attendance: 1,112,461, Avg. 14,082
Ballpark: Arlington Stadium
Manager: Doug Rader (9-23)
Manager: Bobby Valentine (53-76)
Location: Arlington, Texas
1985 Texas Rangers Statistics
1985 Texas Rangers Results

The Texas Rangers of the American League ended the 1985 season with a record of 62 wins and 99 losses, finishing seventh in the AL's West Division.

The Rangers plated 617 runs, worst in the circuit, and yielded 785 runs. Pete O'Brien paced Texas with 22 home runs, while Gary Ward, Oddibe McDowell and Larry Parrish each walloped 20 or more also. Pete O'Brien drove in 92 runs. Gary Ward topped hitters with significant playing time with a .287 average. Charlie Hough led the team with 14 wins and a team-best 3.31 ERA, tops among regularly-used pitchers.

Doug Rader and Bobby Valentine coached the team.

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Player Pos. Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Alan BannisterIFRRSeptember 3, 19515'11"170Montebello, CA USA
Buddy Bell3BRRAugust 27, 19516'1"180Pittsburgh, PA USA
Tommy BoggsPRROctober 25, 19556'2"195Poughkeepsie, NY USA
Glenn BrummerCRRNovember 23, 19546'0"200Olney, IL USA
Steve Buechele3BRRSeptember 26, 19616'2"190Lancaster, CA USA
Nick CapraRFRRMarch 8, 19585'8"165Denver, CO USA
Glen CookPRRSeptember 8, 19595'11"180Buffalo, NY USA
Tom DunbarLFLLNovember 24, 19596'2"192Graniteville, SC USA
Jose GuzmanPRRApril 9, 19636'2"160Santa Isabel, P.R.
Toby Harrah2BRROctober 26, 19486'0"175Sissonville, WV USA
Greg HarrisPBRNovember 2, 19556'0"165Lynwood, CA USA
Dwayne HenryPRRFebruary 16, 19626'3"205Elkton, MD USA
Burt HootonPRRFebruary 7, 19506'1"210Greenville, TX USA
Charlie HoughPRRJanuary 5, 19486'2"190Honolulu, HI USA
Cliff JohnsonPRRJuly 22, 19476'4"215San Antonio, TX USA
Bob JonesRFLLOctober 11, 19496'2"195Elkton, MD USA
Jeff KunkelSSRRMarch 25, 19626'2"180West Palm Beach, FL USA
Mike MasonPLLNovember 21, 19586'2"205Faribault, MN USA
Oddibe McDowellCFLLAugust 25, 19625'9"165Hollywood, FL USA
Dale MurrayPRRFebruary 2, 19506'4"205Cuero, TX USA
Dickie NolesPRRNovember 19, 19566'2"160Charlotte, NC USA
Pete O'Brien1BLLFebruary 9, 19586'1"185Santa Monica, CA USA
Larry ParrishRFRRNovember 10, 19536'3"190Winter Haven, FL USA
Geno PetralliCLRSeptember 25, 19596'2"185Sacramento, CA USA
Luis PujolsCRRNovember 18, 19556'2"175Santiago de los Caballeros, Sa D.R.
Dave RozemaPRRAugust 5, 19566'4"185Grand Rapids, MI USA
Jeff RussellPRRSeptember 2, 19616'4"200Cincinnati, OH USA
Dave SchmidtPRRApril 22, 19576'1"185Niles, MI USA
Bob SebraPRRDecember 11, 19616'2"200Ridgewood, NJ USA
Don SlaughtCRRSeptember 11, 19586'1"190Long Beach, CA USA
Bill SteinIFRRJanuary 21, 19475'10"170Battle Creek, MI USA
Dave StewartPRRFebruary 19, 19576'2"200Oakland, CA USA
Rich SurhoffPRROctober 3, 19626'3"210Bronx, NY USA
Frank TananaPLLJuly 3, 19536'2"180Detroit, MI USA
Wayne TollesonSSBRNovember 22, 19555'9"160Spartanburg, SC USA
Ellis ValentineRFRRJuly 30, 19546'4"205Helena, AR USA
Duane WalkerRFLLMarch 13, 19576'0"185Pasadena, TX USA
Gary WardLFRRDecember 6, 19536'2"195Los Angeles, CA USA
Chris WelshPLLApril 14, 19556'2"185Wilmington, DE USA
Curt WilkersonSSBRApril 26, 19615'9"158Petersburg, VA USA
Matt WilliamsPRRJuly 25, 19596'1"200Houston, TX USA
George WrightRFBRDecember 22, 19585'11"180Oklahoma City, OK USA
Ricky WrightPLLNovember 22, 19586'3"175Paris, TX USA