1980 Texas Rangers Roster

The 1980 Texas Rangers team roster seen on this page includes every player who appeared in a game during the 1980 season. It is a comprehensive team roster and player names are sorted by the fielding position where the most number of games were played during the regular season. Every player's name links to their career statistics.

Below the main roster you will find in the Fast Facts section: a 1980 Texas Rangers Opening Day starters list, a 1980 Texas Rangers salary list, a 1980 Texas Rangers uniform number breakdown and a 1980 Texas Rangers primary starters list. These team rosters are presented only when and where the data is available.

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Complete Roster

6-01
175
Right
Right
1958-01-03
6-05
210
Right
Right
1949-08-25
6-04
190
Right
Right
1957-03-08
6-03
195
Right
Right
1954-04-06
6-03
205
Right
Both
1954-01-13
6-03
190
Right
Right
1955-10-25
6-04
205
Right
Right
1951-12-02
6-01
190
Right
Right
1948-10-14
6-03
210
Left
Left
1957-09-14
6-02
190
Right
Right
1948-01-05
6-05
210
Right
Right
1943-12-13
6-02
190
Left
Left
1956-08-21
6-03
205
Right
Right
1955-09-03
6-05
205
Right
Right
1949-03-15
6-04
200
Right
Right
1953-08-11
6-01
192
Left
Left
1944-07-22
6-03
205
Left
Left
1950-01-19
6-05
227
Right
Right
1948-12-09
6-04
215
Right
Right
1938-09-15
6-05
175
Left
Left
1951-09-28
6-00
195
Right
Right
1951-05-18
6-01
195
Right
Right
1954-12-04
6-02
185
Right
Right
1951-08-27
6-01
178
Right
Right
1955-08-13
6-03
225
Right
Right
1948-08-21
5-10
159
Right
Right
1948-07-14
5-11
160
Right
Both
1944-06-06
6-02
160
Right
Both
1958-05-23
6-01
214
Right
Left
1953-12-03
6-00
170
Right
Right
1958-05-24
6-03
215
Right
Right
1951-02-17
5-09
177
Right
Both
1952-07-27
6-03
188
Right
Left
1948-08-04
6-03
185
Right
Both
1951-12-20
5-10
175
Left
Left
1948-12-20
6-00
195
Left
Left
1946-10-14
5-10
165
Left
Left
1948-10-30
5-09
175
Right
Right
1955-04-02
6-02
200
Right
Left
1944-04-01
6-00
200
Right
Right
1947-07-14
6-01
208
Right
Right
1949-02-06
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The 1980 Texas Rangers played 161 games during the regular season, won 76 games, lost 85 games, and finished in fourth position. They played their home games at Arlington Stadium (Park Factors: 97/97) where 1,198,175 fans witnessed their 1980 Rangers finish the season with a .472 winning percentage.

Baseball Almanac is pleased to present a unique set of rosters not easily found on the Internet. Included, where data is available, is a 1980 Texas Rangers Opening Day starters list, a 1980 Texas Rangers salary list, a 1980 Texas Rangers uniform number breakdown and a 1980 Texas Rangers primary starters list:

1980 Texas Rangers
Salaries

Buddy Bell $400,000.00
Rusty Staub $325,000.00
Richie Zisk $312,500.00
Doc Medich $250,000.00
Gaylord Perry $200,000.00
Brian Allard $30,000.00
Bob Babcock $30,000.00
John Butcher $30,000.00
Steve Comer $30,000.00
Danny Darwin $30,000.00
Odie Davis $30,000.00
Jerry Don Gleaton $30,000.00
Mike Hart $30,000.00
John Henry Johnson $30,000.00
Don Kainer $30,000.00
Nelson Norman $30,000.00
Dave Rajsich $30,000.00
Mike Richardt $30,000.00
Billy Sample $30,000.00

Did you know that a 1980 Texas Rangers Schedule is available and it includes dates of every game played, scores of every game played, a cumulative record, and many hard to find splits (Monthly Splits, Team vs Team Splits & Score Related Splits)?

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