1976 Texas Rangers season

1976 Texas Rangers season

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

Regular season

Season standings

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

Roster

1976 Texas Rangers
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

Player stats

Batting

Starters by position

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

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

Starting pitchers

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

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

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

All-Star Game

Farm system

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

References

External links

  • 1976 Texas Rangers team page at Baseball Reference
  • 1976 Texas Rangers team page at www.baseball-almanac.com