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History

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RANGERS CLUB FIRSTS
Accomplishment Date
First Game at Angels 5/15/72
First Hit Hal King 4/15/72
First Win Pete Broberg; 5-1, at Angels 4/16/72
First Win at Arlington Stadium vs. Angels; Rangers win, 7-6 4/21/72
First All-Star Selection Toby Harrah 7/25/72
First No-Hitter Jim Bibby 7/30/73
First to Hit Three Home Runs Willie Horton; vs. Royals 5/15/77
First Triple Play vs. Athletics 8/8/77
First Player to Hit For Cycle Oddibe McDowell 7/23/85
First Regular-Season Game at The Ballpark in Arlington vs. Brewers; Rangers lose, 4-3 4/11/94
First Perfect Game Kenny Rogers; vs. Angels 7/11/95
First Retired Number Nolan Ryan, No. 34 9/15/96
First Division Championship Record: 90-72 (One Tie Game) 9/27/96
First Postseason Game at Yankees; Rangers win, 6-2 10/1/96
First Regular Season Interleague Game vs. Giants; Rangers lose, 4-3 6/12/97