Category Archives: Texas Rangers

Rangers Announce Street, Parking Closures Due to Globe Life Field Construction

With the excavation on the new Globe Life Field expected to begin in early October, the Texas Rangers announced the following closures effective Friday, September 15. Nolan Ryan Expressway is now closed from south of Randol Mill Road to Cowboys Way. In addition, the majority of Tundra Parking Lot B…

Arlington Nonprofits Among Texas Rangers Baseball Foundation Grant Recipients

Globe Life And Accident Insurance Company and the Texas Rangers Baseball Foundation announced this week it has awarded grants to eight non-profit organizations in Texas, New Mexico, and Oklahoma to support youth baseball and softball programs. The Globe Life Texas Rangers Baseball and Softball grants were presented Tuesday at Globe Life…

Rangers to Open 2018 Season with Houston on March 29 at Globe Life Park

The Texas Rangers will host the Houston Astros in the club’s 2018 season opener on Thursday, March 29. The complete 2018 schedule was announced today by Major League Baseball. This will mark the 27th time in 47 seasons that the Rangers have opened at home, the third straight and the eighth…

Texas Rangers Select Manhattan Construction Co. as Ballpark General Contractor

The Texas Rangers selected Manhattan Construction Company as the general contractor for the new ballpark. Manhattan Construction Company first worked for the Rangers organization in 1994 when it built the Texas Rangers’ current home, Globe Life Park in Arlington. Since that time, the company completed five renovation/upgrade projects on the ballpark.…

Arlington’s Professional Sports Teams Assist Hurricane Harvey Victims

All of Arlington’s professional sports teams are joining the rest of our community from nonprofit groups, City of Arlington Fire and Police personnel, churches and residents, in stepping forward to assist the communities along the Gulf Coast region as they struggle with the catastrophic aftereffects of Hurricane Harvey. Texas RangersThe Texas…

Texas Rangers Secure Funding for New Ballpark in Arlington

The Texas Rangers announced this week that it will fund at least $100 million more than initially expected for the new Rangers ballpark, which now has a total estimated cost of $1.1 billion. On August 21, the Rangers secured a loan for its contribution toward the public-private project approved by Arlington…

Next to Nolan Ryan, Pudge’s Jersey Number is Right Where it Belongs in Arlington

On Saturday, August 12, 2017, the No. 7 jersey number of Iván “Pudge” Rodriguez was retired at a pre-game ceremony in front of 47,306 people at Globe Life Park in Arlington. Rodriguez is the third Ranger to have his uniform number retired by the club, joining Hall of Fame pitcher Nolan…

Texas Live!, New Rangers Ballpark Construction Requires Utilities Relocation

Crews will dig a hole nearly four stories deep this summer in preparation for the Texas Rangers’ new $1 billion retractable roof ballpark. But before they do, a massive sanitary sewer line that runs through the Entertainment District and serves more than one-quarter of the city will need to move. The…

A Boy with a Dream, Rangers Great Pudge Rodriguez is now a Hall of Famer

On July 30, 2017, Iván “Pudge” Rodriguez cemented his legacy as one of the greatest catchers to ever play the game, after he was inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame as a Texas Ranger.“This is such an incredible honor for me,” Rodriguez said in Cooperstown. “A little kid…