10 Texas Rangers Records that may never be broken

Chris Giles
ARLINGTON, TX - OCTOBER 30: Team President Nolan Ryan of the Texas Rangers throws out the ceremonial first pitch against the San Francisco Giants in Game Three of the 2010 MLB World Series at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on October 30, 2010 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)
ARLINGTON, TX - OCTOBER 30: Team President Nolan Ryan of the Texas Rangers throws out the ceremonial first pitch against the San Francisco Giants in Game Three of the 2010 MLB World Series at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on October 30, 2010 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images) /
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Highest batting average in a single season

Josh Hamilton was always an outstanding power hitter for the Rangers.  Few people realize that Hamilton could also hit for average.  In 2008, Hamilton hit for a .308 AVG.  In 2010, Hamilton broke a 19 year old record held by Julio Franco, when he established a Rangers record by hitting for a .359 average.  The previous record that Franco held was the .341 average that he demonstrated in 1991.  In the 133 games that Hamilton played in 2010, he also hit 32 home runs and knocked in 100 runs.  In 2010, Hamilton also led the AL with a .633 SLG and an OPS of 1.044.

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