1988 Texas Rangers Roster

The 1988 Texas Rangers team roster seen on this page includes every player who appeared in a game during the 1988 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 1988 Texas Rangers Opening Day starters list, a 1988 Texas Rangers salary list, a 1988 Texas Rangers uniform number breakdown and a 1988 Texas Rangers primary starters list. These team rosters are presented only when and where the data is available.

"I would yell and scream at them (media), and I wouldn't let them get by with it. That's where things were at in Texas, and that's how the reputation got started because I was a whipping boy." - Kevin Brown
1988 Texas Rangers


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Complete Roster

6-04
200
Right
Right
1965-03-14
5-11
180
Right
Right
1963-08-20
6-00
187
Left
Left
1957-09-23
6-03
205
Right
Right
1960-02-01
6-02
195
Right
Right
1963-04-09
6-01
190
Left
Left
1961-04-27
6-03
205
Right
Right
1962-02-16
5-09
185
Left
Left
1956-07-09
6-02
190
Right
Right
1948-01-05
6-02
187
Left
Left
1959-08-03
6-01
185
Left
Left
1962-02-02
6-01
185
Right
Right
1961-11-11
6-05
195
Right
Right
1959-11-05
6-03
220
Right
Right
1956-01-25
6-03
210
Right
Right
1961-09-02
6-02
180
Left
Right
1958-10-26
5-11
180
Right
Right
1959-07-22
6-04
205
Left
Left
1964-11-17
6-04
195
Left
Left
1964-12-13
6-02
205
Right
Right
1964-05-11
6-02
200
Right
Both
1964-08-26
6-02
185
Right
Left
1959-09-25
6-01
195
Right
Right
1960-06-20
6-01
185
Right
Right
1963-06-25
6-00
195
Right
Right
1951-05-18
5-10
170
Right
Both
1966-02-13
6-02
190
Right
Right
1961-09-26
5-11
173
Right
Right
1958-07-30
6-02
180
Right
Right
1962-03-25
6-01
198
Left
Left
1958-02-09
5-09
158
Right
Both
1961-04-26
5-11
185
Right
Right
1960-01-10
6-03
195
Right
Both
1963-01-20
5-10
170
Right
Right
1956-12-04
6-01
230
Right
Right
1964-04-02
6-00
195
Left
Left
1954-08-07
5-09
165
Left
Left
1962-08-25
6-02
225
Right
Left
1964-06-28
6-01
200
Right
Both
1965-10-06
5-10
185
Left
Left
1961-05-30
6-03
215
Right
Right
1953-11-10


The 1988 Texas Rangers played 161 games during the regular season, won 70 games, lost 91 games, and finished in sixth position. They played their home games at Arlington Stadium (Park Factors: 102/103) where 1,581,901 fans witnessed their 1988 Rangers finish the season with a .435 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 1988 Texas Rangers Opening Day starters list, a 1988 Texas Rangers salary list, a 1988 Texas Rangers uniform number breakdown and a 1988 Texas Rangers primary starters list:


1988 Texas Rangers
Salaries

Charlie Hough $850,000.00
Scott Fletcher $575,000.00
Pete O'Brien $562,500.00
Larry Parrish $550,131.00
Pete Incaviglia $275,000.00
Curtis Wilkerson $252,500.00
Oddibe McDowell $250,000.00
Ruben Sierra $230,000.00
Steve Kemp $227,500.00
Mitch Williams $200,000.00
Jeff Russell $190,000.00
Steve Buechele $180,000.00
Jose Guzman $170,000.00
Dale Mohorcic $157,500.00
Geno Petralli $135,000.00
Bobby Witt $130,000.00
Dwayne Henry $120,000.00
Jerry Browne $117,500.00
Bob Brower $98,000.00
Mike Stanley $84,000.00
Paul Kilgus $80,000.00
Chad Kreuter $72,200.00
Kevin Brown $62,500.00
Jose Cecena $62,500.00
Cecil Espy $62,500.00
Ray Hayward $62,500.00
Larry See $62,500.00
Jim Steels $62,500.00
Tony Fossas $59,600.00

Did you know that a 1988 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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