Rangers All-Time Team Voting Begins Today
The Rangers have been in Arlington for 40 years and are asking fans to pick the all-time Texas Rangers team.
If you want to vote on this, you can go to www.texasrangers.com/alltimeteam and cast you ballot. Voting runs through May 31, the team will be announced in June and will be honored Aug. 11 before the Rangers three-game series with the Tigers. You vote for one player at each position except three outfielders, two starting pitchers and two relievers.
The nominees on the ballot were selected by the club’s all-time leaders in games played at each position while pitchers were selected by wins, games started, appearances and saves.
Here are the nominees
First base: Will Clark, Mike Hargrove, Pete O’Brien, Rafael Palmeiro and Mark Teixeira.
Second base: Julio Franco, Ian Kinsler, Mark McLemore, Bump Wills, Michael Young.
Shortstop: Elvis Andrus, Scott Fletcher, Toby Harrah, Alex Rodriguez, Michael Young
Third base: Buddy Bell, Hank Blalock, Steve Buechele, Toby Harrah, Dean Palmer
Outfield: Juan Beniquez, Jeff Burroughs, Nelson Cruz, Juan Gonzalez, Rusty Greer, Josh Hamilton, Pete Incaviglia, Oddibe McDowell, Kevin Mench, David Murphy, Al Oliver, Larry Parrish, Bill Sample, Ruben Sierra, Gary Ward, George Wright
Starting pitchers; Kevin Brown, Jose Guzman, Rick Helling, Charlie Hough, Ferguson Jenkins, Jon Matlack, George Medich, Kevin Millwood, Darren Oliver, Roger Pavlik, Gaylord Perry, Kenny Rogers, Nolan Ryan, Bobby Witt
Relievers: Francisco Cordero, Danny Darwin, Neftali Feliz, Frank Francisco, Tom Henke, Kenny Rogers, Jeff Russell, John Wetteland, Mitch Williams.
Designated hitter: Brian Downing, Juan Gonzalez, Tom Grieve, Rafael Palmeiro, Larry Parrish.