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Considering Texas as a Mid-American Hub to Start MLB Season

North Texas has more to offer than just the new Rangers ballpark should MLB decide to start the pandemic-delayed 2020 baseball season with teams grouped together in different regions.  Read more here.

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Fans Get First Look at New Rangers Ballpark

Opening day for the Texas Rangers is just over two months away, but fans got a sneak peek Saturday at the new Globe Life Field.  Read more and watch news report here.

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Fire Breaks Out at New Rangers Ballpark

A fire broke out Saturday afternoon inside the new Rangers ballpark sending a pillar of black smoke into the sky above the still under construction stadium, scheduled to open next year.  Read more and view photo hereRead more and watch video here.

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A Sneak Peek of Globe Life Field

Joe Mock of BaseballParks.com was recently given an exclusive tour of Globe Life Field — the new home of the Texas Rangers.  Mock’s in-depth rundown of the progress of stadium construction includes 19 photographs.  The new field is scheduled to host its first game on March 23, 2020, when the Rangers play an exhibition against the St. Louis Cardinals.  Read article and view photos here.

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Final Homestand Begins, Reliving Memories at Globe Life Park

The Texas Rangers are starting their final homestand at Globe Life Park, their home for the past 26 seasons.  Joe Mock of BaseballParks.com interviewed longtime members of the Rangers family to learn their favorite memories of the ballpark.  Their thoughts are in this article, originally penned for USA TODAY Sports Weekly.  Read more here.  He also provided a timeline of the biggest events in the ballpark’s history.  Read more here.

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Rangers New Ballpark 72% Complete, Latest Renderings Released

The Texas Rangers have released a huge gallery of renderings of the new Globe Life Field, which is 72% complete and slated to open in spring 2020.  Read more and watch video hereView renderings gallery here.

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Rangers Unveil Model of New Stadium

The Texas Rangers unveiled this week a new three-dimensional model of their new stadium, Globe Life Field.  The $1.2 billion retractable-roof stadium will open for the 2020 season.  Read more and view photos here.

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Globe Life Field: An Intimate Construction Update


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Texas Live! Opens Thursday Night, ‘Going to the Show’ Statue Unveiled

A major development between the Texas Rangers’ ballpark and Cowboys Stadium in Arlington opens Thursday night.  It’s called Texas Live!, a new 200,000-square-foot sports-themed restaurant and entertainment complex.  It’s adjacent to developing Globe Life Field, the new home for the Rangers set to open in 2020.  Read more and watch news report here.  Joining Texas Live! and Globe Life Field is the new “Going to the Show” statue.  Read more and view photos here.

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Rangers Unveil New Food Items for 2018

The Rangers and Sportservice, the Globe Life Park concessionaire, have introduced the new food items that will be showing up at the concession stands this season.  Read more and watch video here.  View photos here.

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Excavation Work Nearly Complete for Globe Life Field

The digging and excavation work is nearly done for the Texas Rangers’ new billion-dollar ballpark. Nearly a million and a half cubic yards of dirt have been excavated, with 75 miles of steel rods holding up the retaining walls. The excavation will be complete in two weeks and then the project will enter a new phase.  Read more, watch video, and see photos here.

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Rangers Take Cue from Sir Mix A Lot

The Texas Rangers aren’t ready to say whether the new $1.2 billion, retractable-roof Globe Life Field will have natural grass or artificial turf, but they have made one decision that should make fans happy — wider seats.  Read more here.

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Globe Life Field: Grass or Artificial Turf?

One of the final major steps in the construction of the $1.1-billion Globe Life Field is the one causing the most consternation, albeit some 28 months before the Texas Rangers’ new ballpark will open for business in 2020 — Grass or artificial turf?  Read more here.

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Time-Lapse Webcam Feed Goes Live for Globe Life Field

Fans who need daily visual updates on what’s happening at the Texas Rangers’ new $1.1 billion stadium can find them via time-lapse cameras construction officials have installed near the site.  Read more here.  View feed here.

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Rangers Break Ground on New Ballpark

The Texas Rangers on Thursday held a groundbreaking ceremony for their $1.1 billion retractable-roof stadium that is scheduled to open in time for the 2020 season.  Read more and watch ceremonial first pitch here.  Watch more here.

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Rangers Unveil New Ballpark Renderings

The Texas Rangers say they’re finally ready to break ground on their new $1.1 billion retractable roof ballpark.  Thursday, the architects working on the project unveiled brand new artist renderings, giving fans their most complete look at Globe Life Field to date.  Watch news report here.  Read more and view rendering gallery here.

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Rangers Secure $600 Million Loan for New Ballpark

SunTrust Banks said Wednesday that it finalized $600 million worth of financing for the Texas Rangers’ portion of the Globe Life Field stadium.  The bank also helped finance the Atlanta Braves’ SunTrust Park and the Atlanta Falcons’ Mercedes-Benz Stadium, both of which opened this season.  Read more here.

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Name of New Rangers Ballpark: ‘Globe Life Field’

On Thursday, the Rangers announced that the new stadium to be built adjacent to Globe Life Park will be called Globe Life Field after the insurance company extended a naming rights deal with the baseball team.  Read more here.  View HKS renderings here.

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