Joe Mock of BaseballParks.com was one of the few granted access to Globe Life Field, as the Texas Rangers christened their new ballpark with no fans in the stands. Mock’s original reporting appeared in USA TODAY Sports Weekly. Read story and view photos here.
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.
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.
With a new Texas Rangers Major League Baseball stadium set to open in March, the city of Arlington (TX) is expanding its entertainment district with an adjacent $810 million public-private hotel and convention center development. Read more here.
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 here. Read more and watch video here.
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.
The Texas Rangers have revealed details for the ceremonies planned around the team’s final series at Globe Life Park in Arlington, Sept. 27-29, against the New York Yankees. Read more here.
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 here. View renderings gallery here.
The Texas Rangers have unveiled a logo and uniform patch for their final season at Globe Life Park. You will notice a minor difference between the logo and the patch to comply with MLB rules. Watch video here. Read more from Chris Creamer here.
WWE mogul Vince McMahon’s spinoff group Alpha Entertainment has announced the eight franchises for the second incarnation of the XFL, which is scheduled to begin play in 2020. Among the eight inaugural franchises: one that will call Globe Life Park in Arlington (TX) it’s home. Read more here.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Texas Rangers’ new $1 billion retractable roof ballpark won’t be ready until 2020, but the team is ready to give it a name. The team has scheduled a press conference for 11 a.m. Thursday to give out details about the naming rights for the new ballpark. Read more here.
Workers began lining up hundreds of yards of temporary fencing as work begins on the Texas Rangers new ballpark. Read more and watch news report here.
A portion of Nolan Ryan Expressway near Globe Life Park will close Aug. 3 as construction of the new Texas Rangers ballpark gets underway, the club announced Monday. Read more here.
When the city of Arlington (TX) and the Texas Rangers announced their joint plan to build a $1 billion stadium, the fate of Globe Life Park immediately came into question when it should have been a foregone conclusion. Read more here.
The city of Arlington has formalized a plan to refinance its AT&T Stadium debt to help pay for the city’s half of the new $1 billion retractable-roof stadium for the Texas Rangers. Read more here.
The new Texas Rangers ballpark in Arlington set to open in 2020 will be designed by Dallas-based HKS, the same company that designed AT&T Stadium, home of the Dallas Cowboys. Read more here. View initial renderings here.
Days after voters overwhelmingly approved using a half-cent sales tax to help build a new stadium for the Texas Rangers, the mayor said the venue will open a year earlier than expected. Read more here.
Globe Life Park, home of the Texas Rangers for now, will be transformed into a one-of-a-kind, nine-hole golf course from Nov. 18-20. Players will hit tee shots from nine locations throughout the stadium at targets that will be landscaped into the outfield. Read more here.
Despite warnings from city officials that the Texas Rangers could leave town unless the team’s owners get help to build a new ballpark, the latest poll shows Arlington voters are evenly split on spending taxpayer dollars to subsidize construction of a $1 billion, retractable-roof stadium. Read more here.
The decades-long hope for development next to the Texas Rangers ballpark is expected to finally happen by Opening Day 2018. The Rangers announced Tuesday that groundbreaking on Texas Live! is set to begin in November. Read more here.
With an election on a $1 billion retractable-roof stadium for the Texas Rangers less than two months away, the ballclub and city leaders want to clear up rumors about backroom discussions on repurposing the old stadium while maintaining its charm. Read more here.
Governor Pat McCrory was part of the celebration in Kinston (NC) as the city formally recognized the return of baseball there for the first time since the end 2011. Read more and watch news report here.
The City of Arlington (TX) could move one step closer Tuesday to building a new home for the Texas Rangers. The city council is set to decide whether or not to hold a special election on November 8 for voters to decide on the construction of a new ballpark. Read more here.
The proposed $1 billion Texas Rangers stadium has been described by some as a “sweetheart” deal full of valuable giveaways benefiting the baseball team. Here’s a breakdown of the various proposals — with a few new details: Read more here.
City of Arlington (TX) officials have touted a “50-50” private-public partnership to build a proposed $1 billion retractable roof stadium for the Texas Rangers, but some are arguing it’s really 80-20. Watch news report here.
Arlington city council members unanimously voted Tuesday night in favor of the proposed tax plan to fund approximately half of the $1 billion baseball stadium plan announced last week. The measure now heads to Arlington voters for consideration in November. Read more and watch news report here.
Arlington city council members will vote Tuesday night on the proposed tax plan to fund approximately half of the brand new $1 billion baseball stadium plan announced last week. If council members support the plan, it would go to a vote of the citizens for final approval in November. Read more here.
City leaders and Texas Rangers officials formally announced Friday afternoon their plans to extend the Rangers’ stay in Arlington by building a retractable-roof stadium adjacent to the existing one. The city and team would share the cost evenly, with the Rangers responsible for overruns. Read more and view renderings here.