Ballpark Parking Partners, controlled by the owners of the Texas Rangers, have bought 17.6-acre Stonegate Pines mobile home park south of Globe Life Park from former team owner Tom Hicks. Hicks bought the land in 2007 as part of his plan for the $600 million Glorypark development on parking lots around the stadium. Read more here.
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With a new ballpark naming right deal in place, Dallas Morning News staff writer Evan Grant ponders whether this is the start of a 20-year anniversary celebration for the Texas Rangers’ home, which opened in 1994, or the start of a countdown toward a possible exit when the club’s lease (and, coincidentally, the sponsorship deal) ends in 2024? Read more here. Thanks to Joe Mock for the link.
The Texas Rangers on Wednesday announced a naming rights deal for Rangers Ballpark in Arlington. The stadium will now be known as Globe Life Park in Arlington. Read more here.
The Texas Rangers are expected to announce the new naming rights partner for Rangers Ballpark in Arlington at a press conference scheduled for Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. (CST). Read more here.
The home of the Texas Rangers will get renovations to its Diamond Club, and seating, lighting and escalators after Arlington (TX) council members approved $4 million for renovations at Tuesday night’s council meeting. Read more here.
In ESPN The Magazine‘s Sept. 30 Franchise Issue, Rachel Ullrich takes a look at a number of few gut-busting food items available at six Major League Baseball ballparks. It’s early Tuesday morning, and we’re thinking PNC Park’s Brunch Burger would hit the spot right now! Read more here.
A pair of African penguins from the Dallas Zoo were on the mound at Rangers Ballpark last week for the ceremonial first pitch during a wildlife educational day. Read more here.
On Saturday, May 11, the Texas Rangers are giving fans the unique opportunity to camp out under the stars in the outfield at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington. The event will kick off with the Rangers’ road game against the Houston Astros shown on a large display screen, followed by a special screening of The Sandlot movie, which is celebrating its 20th anniversary. Read more here.
The Texas Rangers are at it again with new monster-sized food items at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington, including the Beltre Buster, Sausage Slugger, and Murph-a-dilla. The team has also added a couple of new concession stands, including the Texas Sized 24 (dedicated solely to 24-inch long food items) and the Home Plate Butcher Block. Read more here. View photo gallery here.
Not a big surprise here with 81 home dates, but let’s roll with it. With an attendance increase from 2,946,949 in 2011 to 3,460,280 in 2012, Rangers Ballpark, home of the Texas Rangers, once again came out on top in attendance over other venues in the Dallas-Fort Worth metro, including the Will Rogers Memorial Center (Fort Worth Livestock Show & Rodeo and other events), Cowboys Stadium Continue reading
The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority is partnering with four Major League Baseball stadiums to advertise the fun of Sin City. The four parks chosen include Dodger Stadium, Wrigley Field, Rangers Ballpark, and Citi Field. Read more here.
The Texas Rangers will host “Texas Food Truckin’ Fest” at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington during a series against the Minnesota Twins on April 26 and 27. Fans will have a chance to try tasty treats from 50 different food trucks, while enjoying music and family-friendly activities. Some of the proceeds will go to help the American Cancer Society. Read more here.
The Texas Rangers are about halfway through $12 million in renovations to Rangers Ballpark, which include more seats behind home plate, improved dugouts, upgraded concessions, a new retail store, and a Cuervo Club facelift. Most exciting is a redesign of the main concourse to create an open home-plate entrance for fans, which will give them a direct view of the playing field. Read more and view news clip here.
For the third off-season in a row, the Texas Rangers will be making improvements to Rangers Ballpark. This time, a redesign of the main concourse will create an open home-plate entrance for fans, which will give them a direct view of the playing field.Continue reading
The Texas Rangers and Delaware North Companies Sportservice introduced five new Texas-sized foods items at Rangers Ballpark on Thursday in preparation for the playoffs. The Rangers were then cut down by the surprising Baltimore Orioles in a one-game playoff Friday, bringing to an abrupt halt the team’s postseason and gluttoned-up menu. Continue reading
The Texas Rangers are proposing $10 million in renovations to Rangers Ballpark in the offseason, which would include expanded, closer-to-the-field seating behind home plate and upgraded and expanded concession facilities for the main concourse area near the home-plate entrance. Read more here.
PRESS RELEASE – Delaware North Companies Sportservice – food, beverage and retail partner of the Texas Rangers – this week introduced the “Boomstick Combo,” and unveiled plans for the next big thing: “The Great Bratbino.” Continue reading
At a dedication ceremony Thursday, the Texas Rangers unveiled a statue honoring Shannon Stone, who died when he fell over an outfield railing while reaching for a ball. The life-size bronze artwork called The Fan Statue depicts Stone and his son Cooper holding hands. Read more and view photo gallery here.
Budweiser has secured the naming rights for the new 12,000-square-foot area beyond center field at Rangers Ballpark. It will be known as the Budweiser Bowtie at Vandergriff Plaza for the next two years. Read more here.
Diageo, the owner of the Captain Morgan and Jose Cuervo brands, has signed a multi-year deal with the Texas Rangers to secure the naming rights for the new 9,000 square feet restaurant and sports bar at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington. It shall be known as the Captain Morgan Club. Sounds like the place to be! Read more here and here. View photos Continue reading
The Texas Rangers have reached a multi-year agreement with Ballpark Real Estate, a company controlled by former team owner Tom Hicks, for use of the parkings lots around Rangers Ballpark in Arlington. As you might recall, the Rangers filed suit against Ballpark Real Estate for charging excessive rent. Read more here.
Construction on the new center-field area and other improvements at Rangers Ballpark are coming together nicely and on time. View photo gallery here from the Ft. Worth Star-Telegram.
The almost-world champion Texas Rangers have scheduled a news conference today to announce $11 million in renovations to the center-field area at Rangers Ballpark. According to design plans, the renovations will likely include demolition of Vandergriff Plaza and adjacent spaces to accommodate a new concession pavilion, club pavilion, renovation of a suite for a sports bar, and a mezzanine Continue reading
The Texas Rangers plan to erect a bronze statue to honor Shannon Stone, the Brownwood firefighter who died when he fell over a rail in left-center field at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington. Read more here.
Many fans attend baseball games for the fun and atmosphere of the ballpark, while others go simply to watch and enjoy the game. For at least one is the latter category, fans initiating the wave for the sake of the wave can be quite annoying. Read more here.
A man died during the second inning of Thursday’s Rangers vs. A’s game in Arlington, after falling headfirst over the outfield railing reaching for a ball tossed toward him by Rangers left fielder John Hamilton. To make this tragic news even more sad, the man was sitting with his young son when the accident happened. Read more here.