Oakland Athletics vs. Texas Rangers Tickets
About Oakland Athletics vs. Texas Rangers
There is absolutely nothing to choose from between the Oakland Athletics and the Texas Rangers as far as their head-to-head record is concerned. That is quite astonishing considering these two teams have played each other on more than eight hundred occasions. Both of them have won the same amount of games against the other and it will be fascinating to see which side gets in front this season.
Notable Athletics-Rangers moments
The Oakland Athletics and the Texas Rangers faced each other for the first time way back on May 23, 1961 at the Municipal Stadium. The Athletics were back then the Kansas City Athletics while the Rangers were based in the nation’s capital and were called the Washington Senators. The Athletics versus Rangers games have been a regular feature of every season since then. Here are two moments that stand out between these two sides.
Jim Bibby Creates History - On July 30, 1973, at the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum, Jim Bibby wrote his name in the franchise’s history forever. That day in a game against the Athletics, who interestingly enough were the current World Series Champions and would go on to defend their title in 1973, Bibby allowed no hits. This made him the first Rangers’ player in history to record a no-hit game.
Khris Davis writes his own piece of history - Before the 2017 MLB season, Reggie Jackson, Jermaine Dye and Jason Giambi were the only Oakland Athletics’ players in history to have hit seven home runs in the first fifteen games of the season. On April 19, 2017, at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum, Khris Davis joined that exclusive club. Davis hit a two run homer in the fifth innings to make the list and become only the fourth Athletics’ player of all time to achieve this feat.
The Athletics-Rangers Head-To-Head Record
The Oakland Athletics and the Texas Rangers have been going at it for over fifty years. Here is how the Oakland Athletics head-to-head record against the Texas Rangers looks.
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The Athletics have scored 4,583 runs against the Rangers. The Texas Rangers have returned the favor with 4,487 runs of their own. What makes these stats even more interesting is the fact that they have never faced each other in the playoffs.
The legend of the Oakland Athletics is built on the performances of Rickey Henderson, James Catfish Hunter and Reggie Jackson. They all won the World Series with the Oakland Athletics and played an instrumental role in those triumphs. The Texas Rangers have had quite a few quality players on their roster over the years. Names like, Juan Gonzalez, Nolan Ryan and Ivan Rodriguez did more than their share of work to put the Rangers on the map.
Who will win this season?
The Oakland Athletics vs. Texas Rangers tickets are in demand and looking at the head-to-head record of these two sides, it is easy to see why. Fans of both sides are expected to turn up in big numbers at the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum and Globe Life Field in Arlington. Grab your cheap Oakland Athletics Texas Rangers tickets from here to see which of these two teams will take the lead in the head-to-head record.