Texas Rangers Globe Life Park Era All-Time Team Announced and Includes 24 Players

Team selected in fan balloting by Dallas Morning News; Select players to be honored at Dr Pepper All-Time Team Luncheon on Friday, September 27 and following final game on Sunday, September 29

August 27th, 2019

Arlington, TX -- The Texas Rangers today announced the 24 members of the Globe Life Park Era All-Time Team as the celebration of the team’s final year in this ballpark enters the final month.

The players were selected in on-line fan voting conducted by the Dallas Morning News in July with candidates limited to Rangers who played in the Globe Life Park era from 1994 to the present time. Two players were selected at each position with six outfielders being picked. On the pitching side, two righthanded and two lefthanded starters as well as one closer are being honored. Finally, the Morning News included candidates from various positions for one Fans’ Choice selection.

National Baseball Hall of Famer Ivan Rodriguez led all players by receiving 97.8% of the votes at catcher. He was followed by Adrian Beltre (94.3% at 3B), Josh Hamilton (91.0% at OF), and Kenny Rogers (89.3% at SP).

The team includes two members of the National Baseball Hall of Fame (Vladimir Guerrero; Ivan Rodriguez); six members of the Texas Rangers Baseball Hall of Fame (Juan Gonzalez, Rusty Greer, Josh Hamilton, Ivan Rodriguez, Kenny Rogers, Michael Young); and four former American League Most Valuable Players as a Ranger (Juan Gonzalez, Josh Hamilton, Alex Rodriguez, Ivan Rodriguez).

The Texas Rangers Globe Life Era All-Time Team will honored during the final weekend of the 2019 regular season, when the club hosts the New York Yankees, September 27-29.

Select members of the All-Time Team will participate in the Dr Pepper All-Time Team Luncheon on Friday, September 27 at the new Live! by Loews – Arlington, TX, which is located across from Globe Life Park in Arloington. The luncheon begins at 11:30 a.m., and ticket information is available at texasrangers.com/foundation. Players confirmed to attend at this time include Elvis Andrus, Shin-Soo Choo, Rusty Greer, Colby Lewis, David Murphy, Mike Napoli, Rafael Palmeiro, Ivan Rodriguez, and Michael Young.

The All-Time Team will also be introduced on-field as part of the closing ceremonies of Globe Life Park following the Rangers-Yankees game on Sunday, September 29. A limited amount of reserved tickets remain for that game, which begins at 2:05 p.m. Reserved tickets are also available for the first two games of the Yankees series, Friday and Saturday, September 27-28, both at 7:05 p.m.

Tickets for the New York series and all remaining 2019 home games can be purchased at texasrangers.com, by calling 972RANGERS, or at the Globe Life Park first base box office.

Texas Rangers Globe Life Park Era All-Time Team
(players are listed in order of most votes cast by position)

Position/Years with Rangers

Ivan Rodriguez 1991-2002; 2009
Robinson Chirinos 2013-18

First Base
Will Clark 1994-98
Mark Teixeira 2003-07

Second Base
Michael Young 2000-12
Ian Kinsler 2006-13

Third Base
Adrian Beltre 2011-18
Hank Blalock 2002-09

Elvis Andrus 2009-Present
Alex Rodriguez 2001-03

Designated Hitter
Rafael Palmeiro 1989-93; 1999-2003
Vladimir Guerrero 2010

Josh Hamilton 2008-12; 2015
Rusty Greer 1994-2003
Juan Gonzalez 1989-99; 2002-03
Nelson Cruz 2006-13
David Murphy 2007-13
Shin-Soo Choo 2014-Present

Righthanded Starting Pitcher
Colby Lewis 2002-04; 2010-16
Yu Darvish 2012-17

Lefthanded Starting Pitcher
Kenny Rogers 1989-95; 2000-02; 2004-05
Derek Holland* 2009-16

Neftali Feliz 2009-15

Fans’ Choice
Mike Napoli (C-1B) 2011-12; 2015; 2017

Member, Texas Rangers Baseball Hall of Fame

*Active player in 2019