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Affiliated Minor League Ballparks to Host Six TCL Teams, Bringing Circuit to 10 for 2020

PRESS RELEASE – This morning at 11am in multiple cities in Texas, Oklahoma and Louisiana press conferences are being held to announce the return of baseball after the COVID-19 pause of the college and professional game. Continue reading

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RoughRiders Celebrate 8-Millionth Fan

Danielle Schneider of Highland Village is the grand prize winner of the Frisco RoughRiders’ 8 Millionth Fan Celebration Thursday night at Dr Pepper Ballpark.  Schneider is officially the 8 Millionth Fan in franchise regular-season history and won season tickets for life, Raising Cane’s for a year and a Choctaw Lazy River package valued at $8,888. Read more here.

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RoughRiders Hire Seasoned Corporate Sales Executive as Chief Sales Officer

Frisco RoughRiders New Teddy LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Frisco RoughRiders have announced the hiring of veteran corporate sales executive John Alper to the position of Chief Sales Officer. Alper, who has over 25 years of experience in the sports industry, will lead the franchise’s corporate sales and development. Continue reading

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RoughRiders Let Loose ‘Lazy River’ Friday, Will Host ‘Star Trek Night’ Saturday

Frisco RoughRiders New Teddy LogoThe Frisco RoughRiders (Double-A, Texas League) opened the new “Choctaw Lazy River” in the outfield, the largest body of water in a professional sports venue.  Read more here.  Check out photos here.  Following Friday’s big splash, the team will host “Vulcan Salute to Star Trek Night” tonight with special jerseys.

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RoughRiders Announce Dambach to Relocate to Pennsylvania, Will Retain Bulk of His Duties

Frisco RoughRiders New Teddy LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Frisco RoughRiders, the Double-A affiliate of the Texas Rangers, today announced that Executive Vice President & General Manager Jason Dambach will be relocating and returning to his native Pennsylvania for family reasons. Dambach will remain intimately involved with the franchise and retain the bulk of his duties. Chief Operating Officer Scott Burchett will assume additional day-to-day responsibilities. Continue reading

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Frisco RoughRiders Unveil ‘Rougie’s Red PUNCH’ Mixed Drink

Frisco RoughRiders New Teddy LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Frisco RoughRiders, the Double-A affiliate of the Texas Rangers, are winding up for a thirst-quenching haymaker with the introduction of “Rougie’s Red PUNCH.” Continue reading

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RoughRiders Unveil Plans for Stunning New Outfield Lazy River

Frisco RoughRiders New Teddy LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Frisco RoughRiders, the Double-A affiliate of the Texas Rangers, today officially announced the team’s plans for a brand-new 3,000-square-foot lazy river, highlighting a 12,000-square-foot outfield party and group hospitality area that will serve as the signature visual element at Dr Pepper Ballpark for years to come. The new area, which will be sponsored by Choctaw Casinos of Oklahoma and called the Choctaw Lazy River, will be completed by early June 2016. Continue reading

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Riders Eyeing More Improvements to Dr. Pepper Ballpark

Frisco RoughRiders New Teddy LogoMore improvements could be on the way for the city-owned Dr Pepper Ballpark that serves as the home for the Frisco RoughRiders.  Changes to the pool area are still in the conceptual stage, but a water park-feeling rendering has been released.  Read more and view rendering here.

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Barnett Named Voice of the RoughRiders

Frisco RoughRiders New Teddy LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Frisco RoughRiders have announced that Dallas native Nathan Barnett has been named the team’s new Play-by-Play Broadcaster and Manager of Media Development. Barnett, who was with the RoughRiders as the Media Relations and Broadcast Assistant in 2013, now rejoins the club in a larger capacity. He will broadcast RoughRiders games on both radio and Continue reading

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RoughRiders Unveil New Branding Today

Frisco Roughriders Secondary MarkAfter a two-day delay because of weather, the Double-A Frisco RoughRiders (Texas League) will unveil new branding.  Read press release here.  Unless we are all being played here, the slow reveal hints make it pretty clear the direction the team plans to go.  Read history here.  Watch Nats’ Teddy win one here.  Learn why the 26th President is on Mt. Rushmore here.

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RoughRiders Add Lucas to Broadcast Team

Frisco Roughriders Secondary MarkPRESS RELEASE – The Frisco RoughRiders are pleased to announce the addition of Nate Lucas to the organization’s broadcast team for the 2015 season. Lucas will join Riders broadcaster Alex Vispoli in the booth to deliver the play-by-play for every home game and will anchor the team’s pre- and post-game coverage for every contest. He will also assist with the team’s media relations and social media efforts. Continue reading

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Group Negotiating to Buy Roughriders

Frisco Roughriders Secondary MarkA group led by former Texas Rangers CEO Chuck Greenberg has reportedly emerged as the front-runner to purchase the Double-A Frisco RoughRiders (Texas League) from Mandalay Sports Entertainment.  Read more here.

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Vosters Joins ‘Riders Broadcast Team

Frisco Roughriders Secondary MarkPRESS RELEASE – The Frisco RoughRiders are excited to announce the addition of Chris Vosters to the organization’s broadcast team for the 2014 season. Vosters will work alongside Alex Vispoli, the “Voice of the RoughRiders,” in delivering the play-by-play of RoughRiders games throughout the season and will anchor the team’s pre- and post-game coverage for every contest. He will also Continue reading

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