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This is a list of the greatest Texas Rangers in the history of the franchise. Originally the second incarnation of the Washington Senators, the team moved to Arlington and became the Texas Rangers. It took the team 25 years, but they made their first playoff appearance in 1996, winning the American League Wild Card. After making the playoffs in three of four years, the Rangers fell off for most of the 2000s. But through a series of shrewd trades and developing their farm system, the Rangers went to back-to-back World Series in 2010 and 2011. Though they didn't win either World Series, many of the best Rangers players ever participated in those playoff games, which is an encouraging sign to fans that the team's better years are ahead.

During those leans years, the Rangers had one of the greatest pitchers in baseball history on their roster. Nolan Ryan ended his career with the Rangers with a bang. Ryan spent five seasons with the Rangers. During his time in Texas, Ryan earned his 300th career victory, struck out his 5,000 batter and threw his sixth and seventh no-hitters. Ryan had his number 34 retired by the Rangers in 1996 and was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1999. 

To many, Ivan "Pudge" Rodriguez is considered one of the greatest position player in Rangers history. Not too far behind in the hearts and minds of Rangers fans are Juan Gonzalez, Michael Young, Josh Hamilton and Adrian Beltre to name a few.

This is a list of the Greatest Texas Rangers of All Time. If you see someone who should be on this list, feel free to add him. Vote and rerank this list as you deem fit.
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1
307 60
Iván Rodríguez is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Texas Rangers of All Time

2
333 73
Nolan Ryan is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Texas Rangers of All Time
Pitcher

3
291 51
Adrián Beltré is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Texas Rangers of All Time
Third baseman

4
214 71
Michael Young is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Texas Rangers of All Time
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5
189 63
Juan González is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Texas Rangers of All Time
Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

6
191 75
Josh Hamilton is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Texas Rangers of All Time
Outfielder, Left fielder, Center fielder

7
147 61
Rafael Palmeiro is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Texas Rangers of All Time
Designated hitter, First baseman

8
130 53
Elvis Andrus is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Texas Rangers of All Time
Shortstop

9
106 34
Ferguson Jenkins is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Texas Rangers of All Time
Starting pitcher, Pitcher

10
113 49
Kenny Rogers is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Texas Rangers of All Time
Pitcher

11
91 37
Julio Franco is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Texas Rangers of All Time
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12
109 51
Rubén Sierra is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Texas Rangers of All Time
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13
103 34
Rusty Greer is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Texas Rangers of All Time
slaft added Outfielder, Left fielder

14
109 61
Ian Kinsler is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Texas Rangers of All Time
Second baseman

15
81 25
Jim Sundberg is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Texas Rangers of All Time
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16
82 42
Charlie Hough is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Texas Rangers of All Time
slaft added Pitcher

17
72 29
Buddy Bell is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Texas Rangers of All Time
slaft added Manager, Third baseman

18
81 34
Will Clark is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Texas Rangers of All Time
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19
85 44
Nelson Cruz is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Texas Rangers of All Time
Outfielder

20
72 36
Gaylord Perry is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Texas Rangers of All Time
Pitcher

21
75 33
Mike Napoli is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Texas Rangers of All Time
Catcher, First baseman

22
82 57
Mark Teixeira is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Texas Rangers of All Time
First baseman

23
56 34
Kevin Brown is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Texas Rangers of All Time
Pitcher

24
95 52
Yu Darvish is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Texas Rangers of All Time
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25
53 23
John Wetteland is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Texas Rangers of All Time
CMCSS03 added Relief pitcher, Pitcher