1991 Texas Rangers
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s)George W. Bush
General manager(s)Tom Grieve
Manager(s)Bobby Valentine
Local televisionKTVT
(Jim Sundberg, Steve Busby)
HSE
(Greg Lucas, Norm Hitzges)
Local radioWBAP
(Eric Nadel, Mark Holtz )
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The 1991 Texas Rangers season involved the Rangers finishing third in the American League West with a record of 85 wins and 77 losses.

Offseason

Regular season

Nolan Ryan's 7th No-Hitter

Scorecard

May 1, Arlington Stadium, Arlington, Texas

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Toronto 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Texas 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 8 1
W: Nolan Ryan   L: Jimmy Key   
HRs: Rubén Sierra, Attendance: 33,439.

Length of game: 2:25. Umpires: HP: Tschida, 1B: Coble, 2B: Shulock, 3B: Johnson

Batting
Toronto Blue Jays AB R H RBI Texas Rangers AB R H RBI
Devon White, cf 4 0 0 0 Gary Pettis, cf 4 1 1 0
Roberto Alomar, 2b 4 0 0 0 Jack Daugherty, lf 4 0 1 0
Kelly Gruber, 3b 2 0 0 0 Rafael Palmeiro, 1b 4 1 2 0
Joe Carter, lf 2 0 0 0 Rubén Sierra, rf 4 1 1 2
John Olerud, 1b 3 0 0 0 Julio Franco, 2b 4 0 0 0
Mark Whiten, rf 3 0 0 0 Juan Gonzalez, dh 3 0 1 0
Glenallen Hill, dh 3 0 0 0 Mike Stanley, c 3 0 1 0
Greg Myers, c 3 0 0 0 Steve Buechele, 3b 4 0 1 0
Manuel Lee, ss 3 0 0 0 Jeff Huson, ss 2 0 0 0
Totals 27 0 0 0 Totals 32 3 8 2
Pitching
Texas Rangers IP H R ER BB SO
Nolan Ryan, W 9.0 0 0 0 2 16
Totals 9.0 0 0 0 2 16
Toronto Blue Jays IP H R ER BB SO
Jimmy Key, L 6.0 5 3 3 1 5
Bob MacDonald 1 2 0 0 0 2
Willie Fraser 1 1 0 0 0 0
Totals 8.0 8 3 3 1 7

Season standings

AL West W L Pct. GB Home Road
Minnesota Twins 95 67 0.586 51–30 44–37
Chicago White Sox 87 75 0.537 8 46–35 41–40
Texas Rangers 85 77 0.525 10 46–35 39–42
Oakland Athletics 84 78 0.519 11 47–34 37–44
Seattle Mariners 83 79 0.512 12 45–36 38–43
Kansas City Royals 82 80 0.506 13 40–41 42–39
California Angels 81 81 0.500 14 40–41 41–40

Record vs. opponents


Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10] [11] [12] [13] [14]
Team BAL BOS CAL CWS CLE DET KC MIL MIN NYY OAK SEA TEX TOR
Baltimore 8–5 6–6 4–8 7–6 5–8 4–8 3–10 4–8 5–8 3–9 4–8 9–3 5–8
Boston 5–8 4–8 7–5 9–4 5–8 7–5 7–6 3–9 6–7 8–4 9–3 5–7 9–4
California 6–6 8–4 8–5 7–5 5–7 9–4 6–6 8–5 6–6 1–12 6–7 5–8 6–6
Chicago 8–4 5–7 5–8 6–6 4–8 7–6 7–5 8–5 8–4 7–6 7–6 8–5 7–5
Cleveland 6–7 4–9 5–7 6–6 7–6 4–8 5–8 2–10 6–7 5–7 2–10 4–8 1–12
Detroit 8–5 8–5 7–5 8–4 6–7 8–4 4–9 4–8 8–5 4–8 8–4 6–6 5–8
Kansas City 8–4 5–7 4–9 6–7 8–4 4–8 9–3 6–7 7–5 6–7 7–6 7–6 5–7
Milwaukee 10–3 6–7 6–6 5–7 8–5 9–4 3–9 6–6 6–7 8–4 3–9 7–5 6–7
Minnesota 8–4 9–3 5–8 5–8 10–2 8–4 7–6 6–6 10–2 8–5 9–4 6–7 4–8
New York 8–5 7–6 6–6 4–8 7–6 5–8 5–7 7–6 2–10 6–6 3–9 5–7 6–7
Oakland 9–3 4–8 12–1 6–7 7–5 8–4 7–6 4–8 5–8 6–6 6–7 4–9 6–6
Seattle 8–4 3–9 7–6 6–7 10–2 4–8 6–7 9–3 4–9 9–3 7–6 5–8 5–7
Texas 3–9 7–5 8–5 5–8 8–4 6–6 6–7 5–7 7–6 7–5 9–4 8–5 6–6
Toronto 8–5 4–9 6–6 5–7 12–1 8–5 7–5 7–6 8–4 7–6 6–6 7–5 6–6


Notable transactions

Roster

1991 Texas Rangers
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
C Iván Rodríguez 88 280 74 .264 3 27
1B Rafael Palmeiro 159 631 203 .322 26 88
2B Julio Franco 146 589 201 .341 15 78
3B Steve Buechele 121 416 111 .267 18 66
SS Jeff Huson 119 268 57 .213 2 26
LF Juan González 142 545 144 .264 27 102
CF Gary Pettis 137 282 61 .216 0 19
RF Rubén Sierra 161 661 203 .307 25 116
DH Brian Downing 123 407 113 .278 17 49

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
Kevin Reimer 136 394 106 .269 20 69
Dean Palmer 81 268 50 .187 15 37
Geno Petralli 87 199 54 .271 2 20
Mario Díaz 96 182 48 .264 1 22
Mike Stanley 95 181 45 .249 3 25
Jack Daugherty 58 144 28 .194 1 11
José Hernández 45 98 18 .184 0 4
Denny Walling 24 44 4 .091 0 2
Monty Fariss 19 31 8 .258 1 6
John Russell 22 27 3 .111 0 1
Gary Green 8 20 3 .150 0 1
Rob Maurer 13 16 1 .063 0 2
Donald Harris 18 8 3 .375 1 2
Tony Scruggs 5 6 0 .000 0 0
Chad Kreuter 3 4 0 .000 0 0
Mark Parent 3 1 0 .000 0 0
Nick Capra 2 0 0 ---- 0 0

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
Kevin Brown 33 210.0 9 12 4.40 96
Nolan Ryan 27 173.0 12 6 2.91 203
José Guzmán 25 169.2 13 7 3.08 125
Bobby Witt 17 88.2 3 7 6.09 82
Oil Can Boyd 12 62.0 2 7 6.68 33
Brian Bohanon 11 61.1 4 3 4.84 34
Scott Chiamparino 5 22.1 1 0 4.03 8
Héctor Fajardo 4 19.0 0 2 5.68 15

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
Gerald Alexander 30 89.1 5 3 5.24 50
John Barfield 28 83.1 4 4 4.54 27
Mark Petkovsek 4 9.1 0 1 14.46 6

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
Mike Jeffcoat 70 5 3 1 4.63 43
Jeff Russell 68 6 4 30 3.29 52
Kenny Rogers 63 10 10 5 5.42 73
Rich Gossage 44 4 2 1 3.57 28
Wayne Rosenthal 36 1 4 1 5.25 61
Terry Mathews 34 4 0 1 3.61 51
Joe Bitker 9 1 0 0 6.75 16
Brad Arnsberg 9 0 1 0 8.38 8
Barry Manuel 8 1 0 0 1.13 5
Jim Poole 5 0 0 1 4.50 4
Calvin Schiraldi 3 0 1 0 11.57 1
Eric Nolte 3 0 0 0 3.38 1

Awards and honors

All-Star Game

Farm system

See also: Minor League Baseball

Level Team League Manager
AAA Oklahoma City 89ers American Association Tommy Thompson
AA Tulsa Drillers Texas League Bobby Jones
A Charlotte Rangers Florida State League Bob Molinaro
A Gastonia Rangers South Atlantic League Bump Wills
Rookie GCL Rangers Gulf Coast League Chino Cadahia
Rookie Butte Copper Kings Pioneer League Dick Egan

References

  1. ^ Scott Coolbaugh at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ "Mario Diaz Stats".
  3. ^ Rich Gossage at Baseball Reference
  4. ^ "The Nolan Ryan Express | The Strikeout King". smackbomb.com/nolanryan. Archived from the original on July 16, 2011. Retrieved July 28, 2008.
  5. ^ Baseball's Top 100: The Game's Greatest Records, p.12, Kerry Banks, 2010, Greystone Books, Vancouver, BC, ISBN 978-1-55365-507-7
  6. ^ a b Denny Walling at Baseball Reference
  7. ^ Steve Balboni at Baseball Reference
  8. ^ Oil Can Boyd at Baseball Reference