Dallas-Fort Worth Spurs

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The Dallas-Fort Worth Spurs began play in the Texas League in 1965. Representing the cities of Dallas and Fort Worth, they played their home games in Turnpike Stadium (later known as Arlington Stadium) in Arlington, Texas. After the 1971 season, the Washington Senators moved to Texas and became the Texas Rangers, and the Spurs ended their existence. A farm team for the Baltimore Orioles for three years, The Spurs spawned future major league stars like Bobby Grich, Don Baylor, and Wayne Garland.

Year-by-Year Record[edit]

Year Record Finish Manager Playoffs
1965 80-61 2nd Whitey Lockman Lost one game playoff for East Division
1966 59-81 6th Stan Hack (15-26) / Pete Reiser (22-27) / Lou Klein (22-28)
1967 62-78 6th Jo-Jo White none
1968 60-79 7th Hub Kittle
1969 75-58 2nd Joe Altobelli
1970 63-73 6th Joe Altobelli
1971 82-59 2nd Cal Ripken Sr.