1999 Texas Rangers season
|1999 Texas Rangers|
|1999 AL West Champions|
|Major League affiliations|
|General manager(s)||Doug Melvin|
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Winning its third division title in four years, the Rangers would repeat its 1998 post-season performance, again losing to the New York Yankees 3-0. This would be the club's last post-season appearance until 2010.
- December 10, 1998: Mark Clark was signed as a free agent by the Rangers.
- December 23, 1998: Gregg Zaun was sent to the Rangers by the Florida Marlins as part of a conditional deal.
- March 30, 1999: Rafael Bournigal was signed as a free agent by the Rangers.
Opening Day Starters
- Iván Rodríguez, C
- Lee Stevens, 1B
- Luis Alicea, 2B
- Todd Zeile, 3B
- Royce Clayton, SS
- Rusty Greer, LF
- Tom Goodwin, CF
- Juan González, RF
- Rafael Palmeiro, DH
- Rick Helling, RHP
Record vs. opponents
1999 American League Records
- April 27, 1999: Rafael Bournigal was purchased from the Rangers by the Seattle Mariners.
- June 2, 1999: 1999 Major League Baseball Draft
|1999 Texas Rangers|
Starters by position
Note: Pos = position; G = Games played; AB = At Bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting Average; HR = Home Runs; RBI = Runs Batted In
- Game 1 @ Yankee Stadium: Yankees 8, Rangers 0
- Game 2 @ Yankee Stadium: Yankees 3, Rangers 1
- Game 3 @ The Ballpark in Arlington: Yankees 3, Rangers 0
Awards and honors
- Rafael Palmeiro, 1B, AL Gold Glove
- Rafael Palmeiro, 1B, Silver Slugger Award
- Iván Rodríguez, AL MVP
- Iván Rodríguez, C, Gold Glove
- Iván Rodríguez, Silver Slugger Award
- Mark Clark page at Baseball Reference
- Gregg Zaun page at Baseball Reference
- Rafael Bournigal page at Baseball Reference
- Hank Blalock page at Baseball Reference
- Aaron Harang page at Baseball Reference
- 1999 Texas Rangers team page at Baseball Reference
- 1999 Texas Rangers team page at www.baseball-almanac.com
- Johnson, Lloyd; Wolff, Miles, eds. (2007). The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball (3rd ed.). Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America. ISBN 978-1-932391-17-6.