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1973 Texas Rangers  (1972)  (1974)
65-97, 4th in AL Western Division
Scored 665 runs, Allowed 857 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 61-101
Defensive Efficiency Rating: .675
Park Factor: Batting - 96 / Pitching - 97 (over 100 favors batters)
Pyth2 W-L: 70-92   (What is this?)

Actual W-L record in MLB: 57-105
Manager(s): Larry Cupp

Team Batting (ordered by runs created)    Glossary        Team Schedule and Splits            Photos Batting Splits     Pitching Splits
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 Pos Player               Ag   G   AB    R    H   2B  3B  HR  RBI  SB  CS  BB   SO    BA   OBP   SLG   RC  RC/27  Defense  Diff
+---+--------------------+--+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+----+-----+---------+----+
 2B  Dave Nelson          29  153  633  107  196  27   7  13   46  53  11   38   90  .310  .348  .436  101   5.9  3e13       81  
 1B  Bob Watson           27  162  607   80  170  19   1  18   89   0   0   83   98  .280  .367  .404   94   5.5  4e19      -81  
 OF  Jeff Burroughs       22  158  592   76  153  13   2  30   90   0   0   56  106  .258  .318  .439   83   4.9  4(0)e9    -85  
 OF *Matty Alou           34  124  454   57  142  24   2   3   43   2   2   32   47  .313  .355  .394   64   5.2  4(+4)e16   57  
 3B  Toby Harrah          24  152  523   56  129  17   3  10   67   9   3   32   72  .247  .288  .348   53   3.3  3e30      -57  
 DH  Jim Ray Hart         31  103  341   43   91  19   0  13   52   0   0   37   43  .267  .337  .437   48   5.0             30  
 SS  Ed Brinkman          31  162  548   44  132  13   4   6   57   0   0   29   81  .241  .278  .312   47   2.8  2e24      -19  
 OF #Vic Harris           23  162  560   61  124  13   6   9   52   8   7   48   68  .221  .284  .314   45   2.6  4(0)e10   -61  
 C   John Boccabella      32  104  254   25   75   6   0  10   30   0   0   17   29  .295  .342  .437   38   5.5  3(-1)e7   182  
 OF *Larry Biittner       27  103  286   29   79  11   4   2   24   0   0   20   14  .276  .328  .364   33   4.3  4(+1)e6    74  
 C  *Johnny Oates         27  113  343   21   81   6   0   2   34   2   1   20   23  .236  .285  .271   27   2.7  3(+1)e8   -46  
 PH  Bill Madlock         22   48   65   12   30   8   0   2   13   4   1   14    4  .462  .557  .677   25  18.9            290  
 1B  Ivan Murrell         28   88  222   23   44  17   1  10   30   2   0    2   61  .198  .204  .419   17   2.5  4e12      -41  
 OF *Jim Gosger           30   77   54   10   17   4   0   0    2   0   0    4   11  .315  .373  .389    8   5.7  3(0)e5    197  
 3B  Danny Walton         25   13   26    2    6   1   0   1    2   0   0    5    5  .231  .355  .385    4   5.4  4e37      105  
 2B *Jim Mason            22   17   47    6    7   0   1   1    4   0   0    2    9  .149  .184  .255    2   1.5  3e30     -124  
 OF *Greg Gross           20   50   28   11    5   2   1   0    3   5   3    0    4  .179  .179  .321    0    .4  3(+1)e12 -136  
 OF  Ted Ford             26   10   12    1    2   0   0   0    2   0   0    0    1  .167  .167  .167    0    .9  3(-1)e16 -192  
 PR  Pete Mackanin        21    1    0    0    0   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    0  .000  .000  .000    0     ?           -268  
+---+--------------------+--+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+----+-----+---------+----+
             Average age: 27                                                                           697                   -4

     * - bats left-handed, # - switch hits, otherwise bats right-handed

Team Pitching   Glossary
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     Player               Ag  W   L   Pct   G   GS  CG  GF  SV  BS SHO   IP     H    R   ER   HR  BB   SO   ERA   RC  RC/27  OPS
+---+--------------------+--+---+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+------+----+----+----+---+----+----+-----+----+-----+----+
  P  Nolan Ryan           26  17  19  .472  46  41  27   0   0   1   3  348.0  290  160  149  30  201  358  3.85  157   4.1   46  
  P *Rudy May             28  12  13  .480  43  26   2   7   1   1   0  187.1  203  108   91  12  100  121  4.37  112   5.4   25  
  P *Terry Forster        21   8  10  .444  44  12   1  11   4   1   0  164.1  153   61   47   5   61  123  2.57   60   3.3  -77  
  P  Bill Gogolewski      25   7   6  .538  60   0   0  31   3   4   0  111.1  127   83   78  13   54   74  6.31   72   5.8  -10  
  P  Nelson Briles        29   4   5  .444  13  13   2   0   0   0   1   95.0   94   41   35   9   22   46  3.32   42   4.0    1  
  P  Jim Perry            37   4   7  .364  21  21   0   0   0   0   0  103.1  126   75   63  10   42   32  5.49   65   5.6   -6  
  P *Mike Wallace         22   2   1  .667   4   3   0   0   0   0   0   21.2   26   10    9   1    8   10  3.74   12   5.4  -50  
  P  Rick Henninger       25   2   3  .400   6   2   0   1   0   0   0   14.1   16   13   10   0    8    3  6.28    6   4.0  -63  
  P *David Clyde          18   2   4  .333  11   8   1   0   0   0   0   36.2   41   31   27   6   27   33  6.63   26   6.3    9  
  P  Steve Foucault       23   2   5  .286  29   0   0  20   6   7   0   38.0   49   31   28   8   16   17  6.63   31   7.5  135  
  P  Pete Broberg         23   2   9  .182  53   6   0  26   1   0   0  108.0  123   80   70  12   64   49  5.83   73   6.0    5  
  P  Joe Decker           26   2  14  .125  33  30   0   1   0   0   0  149.1  176   96   88  14  113   93  5.30  113   6.8   91  
  P *Charlie Hudson       23   1   0 1.000  14   0   0   5   2   0   0   12.1    6    3    3   0    9   10  2.19    3   2.9 -165  
  P  Jackie Brown         30   0   0  .000  21   0   0  13   1   0   0   31.1   54   35   34   8   18   19  9.77   41  11.8  261  
  P  Don Stanhouse        22   0   1  .000  20   0   0  14   4   0   0   32.0   37   30   29   2   22   19  8.16   25   7.1   62  
+---+--------------------+--+---+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+------+----+----+----+---+----+----+-----+----+-----+----+
             Average age: 25                                                                                      846         24

     * - throws left-handed, otherwise throws right-handed


Team Fielding   (completed seasons only)
 An asterisk after a player's name means his fielding stats are for multiple teams.

 Catchers              Inn  GS  G   PO    A   E   DP   FP  OSB OCS
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+---+---
 Johnny Oates          830  92 109  627   70   9  11  .987  92  40
 John Boccabella       622  70  91  495   23   9   4  .983  30  10
 Bob Watson              1   0   1    1    0   0   0 1.000   0   0
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+---+---

First Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Bob Watson 669 79 81 658 45 1 75 .999 9.46 Ivan Murrell 472 53 64 468 32 4 53 .992 9.53 Matty Alou 242 26 32 257 11 3 28 .989 9.95 Larry Biittner 65 4 27 71 5 0 15 1.000 10.47 John Boccabella 5 0 3 6 1 0 0 1.000 12.60 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Second Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Dave Nelson 1335 149 152 399 420 14 119 .983 5.52 Jim Mason 116 13 14 46 37 4 12 .954 6.44 Vic Harris 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Third Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Toby Harrah 1296 148 150 114 254 25 34 .936 2.56 Bill Madlock 84 8 15 6 15 3 2 .875 2.24 Danny Walton 65 6 11 7 11 4 1 .818 2.49 Vic Harris 3 0 3 0 1 0 0 1.000 3.00 Jim Mason 3 0 2 1 1 0 0 1.000 6.75 Ivan Murrell 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 Jim Ray Hart 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Shortstop Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Ed Brinkman 1431 160 162 235 592 36 119 .958 5.20 Toby Harrah 21 2 9 2 10 2 2 .857 5.23 Jim Mason 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

 Left Field            Inn  GS  G   PO    A   E   DP   FP    RF
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----
 Jeff Burroughs       1138 129 132  199   15   3   1  .986  1.69
 Bob Watson            259  30  32   46    1   1   1  .979  1.64
 Greg Gross             32   1  14    3    1   0   0 1.000  1.12
 Ted Ford               13   1   2    0    0   0   0  .000  0.00
 Ivan Murrell            8   1   1    3    0   0   0 1.000  3.38
 Larry Biittner          2   0   2    0    0   0   0  .000  0.00
 Jim Gosger              2   0   1    1    0   0   0 1.000  4.50
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Center Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Vic Harris 1295 155 155 329 15 11 6 .969 2.39 Jim Gosger 142 6 58 48 1 0 0 1.000 3.11 Ivan Murrell 11 1 3 3 0 0 0 1.000 2.45 Ted Ford 6 0 3 3 0 0 0 1.000 4.50 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Right Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Larry Biittner 568 67 72 103 5 4 1 .964 1.71 Matty Alou 522 63 67 100 1 3 0 .971 1.74 Jeff Burroughs 246 26 35 52 2 2 0 .964 1.97 Vic Harris 82 6 30 15 0 0 0 1.000 1.64 Ivan Murrell 14 0 9 3 0 0 0 1.000 1.88 Jim Gosger 11 0 6 4 0 0 0 1.000 3.27 Greg Gross 10 0 3 1 0 0 0 1.000 0.90 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

1973 Draft


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