I’ve spent a lot of time tracking Texas Rangers uniform numbers. I’ve gotten some attention for it as well from people of note connected to the Rangers (such as Eric Nadel, Victor Rojas (both on air), & TR Sullivan (online)). I’m proud of that. If you’ve never checked out my uniform number history section of the website, please do. As I said, I’ve spent a lot of time on it, but if you have some info that I do not (with proof), I’d love to hear from you.
But I seem to have developed a reputation as the “Uniform Number guy” for the Texas Rangers, because earlier today John Moore tweeted out that I should do a list of “All time Rangers” for every uniform number. I saw that tweet in the morning before breakfast, and dammit – I was out to breakfast with my wife this morning, and all I could think of was uniform numbers. So thanks John. ;)
Anyway, I decided to have a go this afternoon, and what I’ve done is go down all the uniform numbers and pick out the Rangers player that I think is the best at that number. A few caveats about the research for the list first… [Read more…]