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Texas Rangers

The Texas Rangers are a Major League Baseball team based in Arlington, Texas, a suburb of the Dallas-Fort Worth[?] metropolitan area.

Founded: 1961 (American League expansion)
Formerly known as: the Washington Senators, 1961-1972. (Not to be confused with the team that was the Washington Senators prior to 1961, which became the Minnesota Twins.
Home ballpark: The Ballpark at Arlington
Uniform colors: Blue, White, and Scarlet red
Logo design: A five-pointed star with the word "RANGERS" superimposed on a banner
Division championships won (4): 1994,1996,1998,1999
American League championships won: none
World Series championships won: none

Franchise history

When the Washington Senators moved to Minnesota in 1960, Major League Baseball awarded a team to Washington, D.C., giving it the name of the old franchise. The team survived for several years, but eventually moved to Texas for the 1972 season.

Players of note

Baseball Hall of Famers:

Current stars:

Not to be forgotten:

Retired numbers:

Texas Rangers official web site (http://texas.rangers.mlb.com/NASApp/mlb/tex/homepage/tex_homepage.jsp)

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