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1983 Texas Rangers season

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1983 Texas Rangers season

The Texas Rangers 1983 season involved the Rangers finishing 3rd in the American League West with a record of 77 wins and 85 losses.

Regular season

Season standings

Team Wins Losses Win % GB
Chicago White Sox 99 63 .611 0
Kansas City Royals 79 83 .488 20.0
Texas Rangers 77 85 .475 22.0
Oakland Athletics 74 88 .457 25.0
California Angels 70 92 .432 29.0
Minnesota Twins 70 92 .432 29.0
Seattle Mariners 60 102 .370 39.0

Opening Day starters

Notable transactions

Roster

1983 Texas Rangers roster
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

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
3B Bell, BuddyBuddy Bell 156 618 171 .277 14 66
SS Dent, BuckyBucky Dent 131 417 99 .237 2 34
LF Sample, BillyBilly Sample 147 554 152 .274 12 57

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
Richardt, MikeMike Richardt 22 83 13 .157 1 7
Jones, BobbyBobby Jones 41 72 16 .222 1 11

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

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
Butcher, JohnJohn Butcher 38 123 6 6 3.51 58

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
Cruz, VíctorVíctor Cruz 17 1 3 5 1.44 18

Awards and honors

All-Star Game

Team leaders

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Oklahoma City 89ers American Association Tom Burgess
AA Tulsa Drillers Texas League Marty Scott
A Burlington Rangers Midwest League Orlando Gómez
Short-Season A Tri-City Triplets Northwest League Dave Oliver
Rookie GCL Rangers Gulf Coast League Andy Hancock

Notes

References

  • 1983 Texas Rangers team page at Baseball Reference
  • 1983 Texas Rangers team page at www.baseball-almanac.com


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