2. Jeff Russell
Jeff Russell spent ten years with the Texas Rangers and not just as the closer. Russell was an All-Star twice as a member of the Rangers. Once as a starting pitcher in 1988 and the other as a closer in 1989.
During the 1989 season Russell went 6-4 1.98 ERA in 71 games with a league leading 66 games finished and a league leading 38 saves. He also finished ninth in the CY Young balloting during the 1989 season.
Russell went 42-40 3.73 ERA in 445 games and 134 saves during his ten seasons with Texas. That is not all as Russell also made the post-season with the Rangers in 1996. Pitching in only two games, but he was part of the series.
Russell is second all-time in saves with 134 in Rangers history. He is the only player in history to have 400 plus strikeouts and 100 or more saves as a member of the Rangers. Russell played 14 years in the MLB, but his best seasons came as a member of the Rangers.
Finished his career after the 1996 season with the Rangers. Russell is 58th all-time in saves, but was a great closer in Texas.