Ken Pape

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1993 Keebler Rangers #286 Ken Pape

Kenneth Wayne Pape

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Biographical Information[edit]

Ken Pape appeared in 21 games with the Texas Rangers in 1976. In the field, he played shortstop, second and third base.

Pape was born in San Antonio, TX and attended high school there. He was at the University of Texas at the same time as a number of other future major leaguers, the most prominent of which were Burt Hooton, Dave Chalk and Keith Moreland. He played in the College World Series in 1972 and 1973, then was drafted by the Rangers in the 5th round of the 1973 amateur draft.

He began in the minors in 1973 and had an eight-year minor league career. He managed in the minors in 1981 and 1982.

With the Rangers, he was a year younger than teammate Jeff Burroughs.

In a 2010 article, it was stated that he and his brother have a landscape company. For nearly 15 years he also acted as a hitting instructor.

Year-by-Year Managerial Record[edit]

Year Team League Record Finish Organization Playoffs Notes
1981 Spokane Indians Pacific Coast League 45-75 10th Seattle Mariners replaced Rene Lachemann (11-9) on May 6
1982 Bakersfield Mariners California League 64-76 8th Seattle Mariners

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