Arlington Stadium

Fergie Jenkins

21 Best Rangers Ever: Ferguson Jenkins

Arguably the first superstar to don a Texas Rangers uniform, Ferguson Jenkins’ 6 seasons in Arlington still rank at the top of team’s all-time lists.


Charlie Hough

21 Best Rangers Ever: Charlie Hough

Ask any Rangers fan who grew up watching the team in the 1980’s who the Ace of the pitching staff was for much of the decade and they will tell you Charlie Hough.


Ruben Sierra

21 Best Rangers Ever: Ruben Sierra

It’s a sweltering July night in 1987. A 21-year-old Puerto Rican is in the on deck circle when his name is called by announcer Chuck Morgan over the old Arlington Stadium speakers in left-center field. “Now batting for your Texas Rangers, outfielder Ruben Sieeeeerrra.”


Photo: CBS 11 Archives

21 Best Rangers Ever: Buddy Bell

When you picture the 1984 Texas Rangers in their red road uniforms, Buddy Bell always stands out as the player of record. Always clutch in the hot corner for 8 seasons in Arlington, Buddy Bell was the leader of the Rangers from 1979-1985, and retired with the Rangers in 1989.


Toby Harrah

21 Best Rangers Ever: Toby Harrah

July 1972 – despite being injured, Shortstop Toby Harrah is selected as the first man to represent the Texas Rangers at the All-Star game, setting the stage for what’s to come.


Kenny Rogers

21 Best Rangers Ever: Kenny Rogers

From young relief pitcher to solid starter and then to seasoned veteran, the Kenny Rogers experience in Arlington was never a dull one.


Julio Franco of the Texas Rangers (Getty Images)

21 Best Rangers Ever: Julio Franco

July 10, 1990 Hundreds of kids in North Texas had their eyes glued to their TV sets as the one Rangers player on the American League All-Star team tore up Wrigley Field in one of the only rain-delayed All-Star games in recent memory.


Jeff Burroughs

21 Best Rangers Ever: Jeff Burroughs

The #1 pick of the Washington Senators in 1969 is your #18 Best Ranger Ever.