1997 Texas Rangers

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1997 Texas Rangers / Franchise: Texas Rangers / BR Team Page[edit]

Record: 77-85, Finished 3rd in AL Western Division (1997 AL)

Managed by Johnny Oates

Coaches: Dick Bosman, Bucky Dent, Larry Hardy, Rudy Jaramillo, Ed Napoleon and Jerry Narron

Ballpark: The Ballpark at Arlington

History, Comments, Contributions[edit]

The 1997 Texas Rangers were led by outfielder Juan Gonzalez, who hit .296/335/.589 with 42 home runs and 131 RBI. Closer John Wetteland was the star on the mound, posting a 1.94 ERA with 31 saves.

Awards and Honors[edit]