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Joined the American League as an expansion team, the Washington Senators, in 1961. Relocated to the Dallas metro area and re-named the Texas Rangers in 1971. Won an American League pennant in 2010.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Doyle Alexander
Baseball
4-Sep-1950   Former MLB pitcher
Mike Bacsik
Baseball
11-Nov-1977   Pitched 756th to Barry Bonds
Buddy Bell
Baseball
27-Aug-1951   Manager, Kansas City Royals, 2005-07
Roland Betts
Business
25-May-1946   Longtime friend of George W. Bush
Bert Blyleven
Baseball
6-Apr-1951   MLB pitcher, 3701 strikeouts
Bobby Bonds
Baseball
15-Mar-1946 23-Aug-2003 Father of Barry Bonds
George W. Bush
Head of State
6-Jul-1946   43rd US President, 2001-09
Ken Caminiti
Baseball
21-Apr-1963 10-Oct-2004 Former National League MVP
Bert Campaneris
Baseball
9-Mar-1942   Shortstop, stole 410 bases in 8 years
Jose Canseco
Baseball
2-Jul-1964   Troubled Oakland A's player
Will Clark
Baseball
13-Mar-1964   SF Giants 1st Baseman, 1986-93
Bucky Dent
Baseball
25-Nov-1951   Former MLB shortstop, Yankees manager
William O. DeWitt, Jr.
Business
31-Aug-1941   Reynolds DeWitt & Co.
Dock Ellis
Baseball
11-Mar-1945 19-Dec-2008 Pitched a no-hitter on LSD
Terry Francona
Baseball
22-Apr-1959   Former manager, Boston Red Sox
Jim Fregosi
Baseball
4-Apr-1942   Former MLB Manager
Goose Gossage
Baseball
5-Jul-1951   MLB relief pitcher
Vladimir Guerrero
Baseball
9-Feb-1976   Hard-hitting right-fielder
Travis Hafner
Baseball
3-Jun-1977   Cleveland Indians
Whitey Herzog
Baseball
9-Nov-1931   The White Rat
Thomas O. Hicks
Business
1946   Owner of the Texas Rangers
Trey Hillman
Baseball
4-Jan-1963   Manager, Kansas City Royals
Steve Howe
Baseball
10-Mar-1958 28-Apr-2006 MLB pitcher
Ferguson Jenkins
Baseball
13-Dec-1942   Winner, 1971 Cy Young Award
Darrell Johnson
Baseball
25-Aug-1928 3-May-2004 Red Sox, Mariners manager
Cliff Lee
Baseball
30-Aug-1978   Left-handed pitcher, Philadelphia Phillies
Kenny Lofton
Baseball
31-May-1967   Cleveland Indians
Greg Maddux
Baseball
14-Apr-1966   Won four consecutive Cy Young Awards
Bill Madlock
Baseball
2-Jan-1951   Mad Dog, MLB 3rd Baseman
Fred Malek
Government
22-Dec-1936   Thayer Capital Partners
Jeffrey A. Marcus
Business
13-Oct-1946   Cable TV magnate
Johnny Oates
Baseball
21-Jan-1946 24-Dec-2004 Former Orioles and Rangers manager
Rafael Palmeiro
Baseball
24-Sep-1964   Baltimore Orioles hitter
Gaylord Perry
Baseball
15-Sep-1938   Me and the Spitter
Richard Rainwater
Business
1944   Billionaire investor
John Rocker
Baseball
17-Oct-1974   MLB player, suspended for racist remarks
Alex Rodriguez
Baseball
27-Jul-1975   NY Yankees 3rd Baseman
Ivan Rodriguez
Baseball
27-Nov-1971   Strong-armed MLB catcher
Edward W. Rose
Business
c. 1941   Cardinal Investment Co.
John Russell
Baseball
5-Jan-1961   Manager, Pittsburgh Pirates
Nolan Ryan
Baseball
31-Jan-1947   Pitched seven no-hitters
Tom Schieffer
Diplomat
4-Oct-1947   US Ambassador to Japan, 2005-09
Ruben Sierra
Baseball
6-Oct-1965   El Caballo
Alfonso Soriano
Baseball
7-Jan-1976   Chicago Cubs
Sammy Sosa
Baseball
12-Nov-1968   Caught with a corked bat
Craig Stapleton
Diplomat
c. 1945   US Ambassador to France
Rusty Staub
Baseball
1-Apr-1944   2716 career hits
Bobby Valentine
Baseball
13-May-1950   Manager, Boston Red Sox
Ron Washington
Baseball
29-Apr-1952   Manager, Texas Rangers
Ted Williams
Baseball
30-Aug-1918 5-Jul-2002 Cryonically preserved .400 hitter
Ned Yost
Baseball
19-Aug-1955   Manager, Milwaukee Brewers
Don Zimmer
Baseball
17-Jan-1931   Red Sox, Padres, Cubs, manager


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