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2008 Season

Season Notes

  • 2008 Season Page at Baseball Reference
  • 2008 Season Page at Wikipedia
  • Final Record: 79-83 (.488), 2nd/4 AL West, 21GB
  • Interleague Home: Astros, Phillies, Braves
  • Interleague Away: Astros, Nationals, Mets
  • First season with Nolan Ryan as team President
  • All Star Representatives (4): Milton Bradley, Josh Hamilton, Ian Kinsler, Michael Young
  • Josh Hamilton ran away with Home Run Derby, even though he didn’t win.
  • The Interactive schedule is not available for this season – the first year MLB.com did that was 2009.

Opening Day Lineup

  1. Ian Kinsler – 2B
  2. Michael Young – SS
  3. Josh Hamilton – CF
  4. Hank Blalock – 3B
  5. Milton Bradley – DH
  6. Marlon Byrd – RF
  7. David Murphy – LF
  8. Gerald Laird – C
  9. Ben Broussard – 1B
  • Kevin Millwood – SP

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