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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.
list ordered by

1
283 54
Iván Rodríguez is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Texas Rangers of All Time

2
309 66
Nolan Ryan is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Texas Rangers of All Time
Pitcher

3
268 45
Adrián Beltré is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Texas Rangers of All Time
Third baseman

4
197 64
Michael Young is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Texas Rangers of All Time
CMCSS03 added Designated hitter, Infielder, First baseman

5
180 62
Juan González is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Texas Rangers of All Time
Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

6
178 72
Josh Hamilton is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Texas Rangers of All Time
Outfielder, Left fielder, Center fielder

7
140 61
Rafael Palmeiro is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Texas Rangers of All Time
Designated hitter, First baseman

8
122 53
Elvis Andrus is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Texas Rangers of All Time
Shortstop

9
107 50
Rubén Sierra is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Texas Rangers of All Time
slaft added Designated hitter, Right fielder, Outfielder

10
88 36
Julio Franco is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Texas Rangers of All Time
slaft added Designated hitter, First baseman, Second baseman

11
110 49
Kenny Rogers is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Texas Rangers of All Time
Pitcher

12
101 34
Ferguson Jenkins is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Texas Rangers of All Time
Starting pitcher, Pitcher

13
101 34
Rusty Greer is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Texas Rangers of All Time
slaft added Outfielder, Left fielder

14
102 60
Ian Kinsler is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Texas Rangers of All Time
Second baseman

15
81 40
Charlie Hough is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Texas Rangers of All Time
slaft added Pitcher

16
79 24
Jim Sundberg is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Texas Rangers of All Time
slaft added Catcher

17
70 29
Buddy Bell is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Texas Rangers of All Time
slaft added Manager, Third baseman

18
78 34
Will Clark is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Texas Rangers of All Time
slaft added First baseman

19
71 35
Gaylord Perry is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Texas Rangers of All Time
Pitcher

20
81 44
Nelson Cruz is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Texas Rangers of All Time
Right fielder

21
80 56
Mark Teixeira is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Texas Rangers of All Time
First baseman

22
72 33
Mike Napoli is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Texas Rangers of All Time
Catcher, First baseman

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

24
52 22
John Wetteland is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Texas Rangers of All Time
CMCSS03 added Relief pitcher, Pitcher

25
97 69
Alex Rodriguez is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Texas Rangers of All Time
Shortstop, Third baseman