1999 Texas Rangers season

1999 Texas Rangers season

The Texas Rangers 1999 season involved the Rangers finishing 1st in the American League west with a record of 95 wins and 67 losses. The 95-67 mark would be the best in franchise history until 2011.

Winning its third division title in four years, the Rangers would repeat its 1998 post-season performance, again losing to the New York Yankees 3-0. This would be the club's last post-season appearance until 2010.


  • December 10, 1998: Mark Clark was signed as a free agent by the Rangers.[1]
  • December 23, 1998: Gregg Zaun was sent to the Rangers by the Florida Marlins as part of a conditional deal.[2]
  • March 30, 1999: Rafael Bournigal was signed as a free agent by the Rangers.[3]

Regular season

Opening Day Starters

Season standings

AL West W L Pct. GB
Texas Rangers 95 67 .586 --
Oakland Athletics 87 75 .537 8
Seattle Mariners 79 83 .488 16
Anaheim Angels 70 92 .432 25

Notable transactions


1999 Texas Rangers
Pitchers Catchers


Outfielders Manager


Player stats


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

Other batters

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Mike Simms 4 2 1 .500 0 0

Starting pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Other pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA
Relief pitchers
Player G W L SV ERA SO


Awards and honors

All-Star Game

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Oklahoma RedHawks Pacific Coast League Greg Biagini
AA Tulsa Drillers Texas League Bobby Jones
A Charlotte Rangers Florida State League Jim Byrd
A Savannah Sand Gnats South Atlantic League Paul Carey
Rookie Pulaski Rangers Appalachian League Bruce Crabbe
Rookie GCL Rangers Gulf Coast League Darryl Kennedy


  • 1999 Texas Rangers team page at Baseball Reference
  • 1999 Texas Rangers team page at www.baseball-almanac.com
Preceded by
Texas Rangers
AL West Championship Season
Succeeded by
Oakland Athletics