Via historicimages-store on eBayThe 18-year-old David Clyde being informed he's now a Texas Ranger in June 1973We began talking at 11:55 Thursday night and wrapped up some time after 1 Friday morning. But, what else did he have to do? "I'm just drivin'," he said, "somewhere on I-45, a little clos ... More >>
At left, City of Arlington; at right, James William Dunlop via UTA LibraryAt right is a photo of the first cars to come off the GM assembly line in Arlington. Standing at center is Tom Vandergriff.Victor Vandergriff tells the Star-Telegram: His father, former Arlington mayor Tom Vandergriff, died ... More >>
Keep in mind -- this man could wind up owning Your Texas Rangers. Not a sure thing, sure, but not impossible.Spent the last hour trying to summon the strength to write this, if only because at this late date the thought of spending one more second on Tom Hicks's attempts to sell his sports teams ... More >>
David Clyde was supposed to save the Texas Rangers. Thirty years later, he just wants 27 days of his old life back.
Former Rangers manager Whitey Herzog loves baseball enough to hate it
The Texas Rangers better win the pennant this year, if only to atone for subjecting fans to two decades of baseball hell. Mike Shropshire chronicles the team's cursed early years in an exclusive Observer excerpt.