Rangers Ballpark in Arlington

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    November 8, 2013

    Eli Young Band's Show at Rangers' Ballpark will Feature Some Big-Name Surprise Guests

    Eli Young Band have made it a long way from their UNT origins. Darius Rucker just announced them as support for his upcoming tour, their latest single is in the top ten on the US Country Chart and tomorrow they'll kick off what they hope will be an annual show at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington. It's ... More >>

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    June 20, 2013

    Some Penguins Showed Up to Watch the Rangers Game Today

    This picture is a little less magical when you learn that it's part of the Dallas Zoo's annual Wildlife Education Day at Rangers Ballpark rather than, say, an adorable inter-species friendship struck up between some baseball-loving African penguins and Captain, the team's equine mascot. But it's sti ... More >>

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    May 24, 2013

    The Evolution Of Rangers Ballpark Food Through Two Classics

    We've written plenty about the new massive food monsters available at Rangers Ballpark, but while I was at a game recently I was able to see them next to their old school counterparts. It's kind of shocking how far things have come in recent years, and makes you wonder how far this trend will carry. ... More >>

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    May 3, 2013

    Take Me Out to the Brisket: An Englishman on BBQ Sandwiches at Rangers Ballpark

    Here's something -- I am a very big fan of baseball. I can't explain why. I guess it's like really fast cricket. Anyway, I used to watch it late at night on TV back in the U.K. quite obsessively. It's the only American sport I've ever managed to get on board with, American football being poorly name ... More >>

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    January 8, 2013

    Dallas' Five Best Biggest Gut Busters

    Gut bombs frighten me. I have enough of a food handicap because of my line of work, but professions aside, I'm not so good with self control when it comes to eating. I've been known on more than one occasion to follow the Louis C.K. school of consumption mechanics: I don't stop when I'm full, I stop ... More >>

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    August 23, 2012
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    July 2, 2012

    How To Do Meatless Monday at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington

    Meatless Monday is less a practice in moral fortitude (pigs die of natural causes everyday, right? RIGHT?) and more a challenge in finding delicious, savory dishes that also happen to be vegetarian. For this week's foray into meatlessness, I share with you how to do it right when surrounded by the h ... More >>

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    April 27, 2012

    Spring Vegetables, Spring Festivals and Lots of Tequila: The Week In Dallas Eating

    More festivals this weekend. The 6th Annual Real Texas Festival kicks off today. I wasn't around for it last year, but Nick Rallo was and he gave the event a ringing endorsement. There are worse ways to spend your time than sampling barbecue from entrants chasing a $500 grand champion prize. Things ... More >>

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    April 25, 2012

    Inspired by The Yu Dog, 25 More Dishes to Honor DFW Sports Stars

    The Yu Dog at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington has created a food media circus. But he's not the only DFW sports icon worthy of his own dish at The Ballpark in Arlington, Jerryland and the AAC. Here are some others. 1. Tom Landry Enormous fedora filled with chili. Feather garnish optional. 2. Nolan ... More >>

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    April 9, 2012

    Ten Observations from a Rangers Tailgate

    If you weren't there for Opening Day on Friday, I'm sorry. But there's a lot more to come, including tonight's Opening Yu. We went Friday, and are here now with 10 tips, reminders and observations. 1. Tailgating at Rangers Ballpark on Friday was everything it was supposed to be. The crowd was big ... More >>

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    November 3, 2011

    Since There Will Be a Next Season, Rangers to Spend $11.5 Million to Upgrade the Ballpark

    ​One week ago today ... you know, I can't even. So. I'll just say this: Moments ago the Texas Rangers sent word detailing $11.5 million in improvements that'll be made to the Ballpark in Arlington over the off-season, beginning immediately. They're detailed after the jump, for those who can bear s ... More >>

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    November 3, 2011

    Those Rangers Ballpark Improvements Are Just First Wave; More to Come in Two, Three Years

    Photo by Brantley Hargrove​Wilonsky won't say it, but I will: One week after the World Series title slipped from grasp, Rangers Ballpark in Arlington is a sad, sad place. It was quiet this afternoon, empty, and the weight of Texas hope had all but evaporated.Instead of announcing an $11.5-million ... More >>

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    September 16, 2011

    Whitt's End: 9.16.11

    ​Whether you've reached the end of your rope or merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt's End: *Every once in a while I take Michael Young for granted. I think of him as a step-slow, reaction-reduced fielder. Then I go to Rangers Ballpark, watch him rip a bases-loaded double down ... More >>

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    August 25, 2011
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    July 19, 2011

    At the Ballpark in Arlington, New "Safety Initiatives" In Advance of Higher Railings

    Photo by Sam MertenThe view from Section 235, from which Tyler Morris plummeted 30 feet in July 2010​This just in from the Texas Rangers' John Blake: Beginning Friday, when the club opens a seven-game home stand against the Toronto Blue Jays, the Rangers will introduce "a series of new safety init ... More >>

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    June 30, 2011
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    April 20, 2011

    Rangers' Games Have Gotten Really Interesting ... in the Stands

    Either reporter Jim Knox deserves a couple Emmys or else his office -- otherwise known as the Rangers Ballpark in Arlington -- has become baseball's most fertile field for intriguing off-the-field story lines. Colby Lewis' post-paternity-leave return to the mound stunk like a bin full of dirty ... More >>

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    March 29, 2011

    Rangers to Offer More Beef This Season

    One year after debuting a veggie sandwich, Rangers Ballpark in Arlington is beefing up its meat offerings with a pair of new steak sandwiches, all-beef hot dogs and beef sausages. ​"Beef and steak are taking an even bigger role in concessions," says Glen White of Delaware North Companies Spor ... More >>

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    December 3, 2010

    Rangers Announce "Significant" Upgrades to Sound Vision at Ballpark in Arlington

    ​On the other side is the announcement that just landed in the Unfair Park in-box, in which the Texas Rangers detail " a series of significant improvements in the video, technology, and audio systems at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington for the 2011 season." (None of which involve Cliff Lee.) The comp ... More >>

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    October 29, 2010

    Whitt's End: 10.29.10

      ​Whether you're at the end of your rope or merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt's End: *I know this sounds crazy, but I honestly think there's something to it: The World Series has been a psychological letdown for your Texas Rangers. Winning the ALCS and beating the Ya ... More >>

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    October 28, 2010

    Speaking of Ballparks and Getting the Munchies, A Look at the Rangers' New World Series Menu

    Sam Merten​Texas Rangers spokesman John Blake just sent word: For World Series Games Three and Four at the Ballpark in Arlington -- oh, right, Game Five too, fingers crossed -- the team's done beefed up (heh) its sports menu. Also: The team's added more places to buy beer in the park, which, a ... More >>

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    October 27, 2010

    Rangers vs. Giants: Grilled Crab at a Ballpark Instead of Nachos? This is America, Dammit.

    See you for Game Three.​Since City of Ate readers are the sort who might hesitate upon being offered a World Series ticket, taking a much-needed moment to wonder what they might find to eat at the game, we offer here a cheat sheet to the leading concessions at Rangers Ballpark and AT&T Park. ... More >>

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    October 25, 2010

    Randol Mill Road, You Ready For a Parade?

    ​Remember waaaay back in July when I posted this and took all kinda heat for getting ahead of myself and/or jinxing your Texas Rangers? With the Rangers seemingly headed for their first World Series championship, even the folks who matter are starting to ask the question: Where the heck ... More >>

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    October 22, 2010

    Whitt's End: 10.22.10

    ​Whether you're at the end of your rope or merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt's End:*Roger Staubach to Tony Hill to beat the Redskins in '79. Alvin Harper running free against the 49ers to clinch the NFC Championship Game in '92. Dirk Nowitzki's long 3-pointer to secure Game 2 of ... More >>

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    October 15, 2010

    Rangers-Yankees: You Ready For History?!

    ​We're about two hours from Pitch 1 of Game 1 of the American League Championship Series between the Texas Rangers and New York Yankees. I'm at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington where Nolan Ryan is talking to the national media, Josh Hamilton is taking batting practice and the glorious sun i ... More >>

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    October 8, 2010

    Whitt's End: 10.8.10

    ​Whether you're at the end of your rope or merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt's End: *A sentence I thought I'd never live long enough to type: The American League Championship Series -- Texas Rangers v. New York Yankees -- starts one week from today at Rangers Ballpark in ... More >>

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    October 1, 2010

    Whitt's End: 10.1.10

    ​Whether you're at the end of your rope or merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt's End: *Sobering number right outta the gate: Since July 1 the Texas Rangers are 42-40. Are we fooling ourselves thinking they're an elite team that can actually win a playoff series against one of the ... More >>

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    September 8, 2010

    As Soon as the Texas Rangers Win a Game, I'm Buying One of These "Claw & Antler" Tees

    ​They've been on pre-sale since forever, with "mid-September" as the made-available date. (And at $31 too, including shipping and handling!) But Texas Rangers exec veep of communications John Blake just sent word: Beginning today, "the official Claw & Antler Shirt is now available at the Majes ... More >>

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    August 30, 2010

    Bandwagon Fans, Get on Board. Trendy Rangers T-Shirts on Their Way

    ​This isn't a sports town, but more so a winners town. It's substance over style. For all you I-love-the-Cowboys-but-wait-over-there-the-Rangers-are-winning-so-now-I-love-them- more fans, there's a chance for you to be trendy. All season long the Rangers have celebrated big hits with a "claw" ... More >>

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    August 26, 2010

    Rangers 4, Twins 3: My Top 10 Observations

    ​Live from Rangers Ballpark in Arlington ... 10. News of Vladimir Guerrero's imminent demise were, in retrospect, premature. His sixth-inning homer to left gave the Rangers their fourth consecutive win - another playoff-esque, 4-3 triumph over the Minnesota Twins - and dwindled thei ... More >>

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    August 19, 2010
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    August 13, 2010

    Greenberg and Ryan's First Order of Business: Slash Prices at Ballpark! Yes, Even Beer!

    ​Sam's out at the Ballpark in Arlington at this very moment, where Chuck Greenberg's holding his first press conference as The Owner of Your Texas Rangers. (Nolan Ryan was called out of town at the last second.) As they mentioned yesterday, the newsome twosome called today's meet-and-greet to intr ... More >>

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    August 11, 2010

    It Truly Is a Dream Season as Texas Rangers Inch Toward Home Sell-Out. In August.

    Baseball Almanac​If you were planning on attending tonight's Rangers-Yankees game -- and I was considering it -- be warned: It's damned near a sell-out. Ballclub spokesman John Blake just sent word:As of 1:30 p.m., only obstructed view and scattered single tickets remain for tonight's Texas Ranger ... More >>

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    May 13, 2010

    Which Rangers' Pitcher Do You Most Fear?

    Welcome back.​Another weird game at Rangers Ballpark last night: *Something I've never seen: With Ian Kinsler caught dead along the third-base line during an aborted steal of home, Oakland A's starter Gio Gonzalez panicked and half-balked, half-wild-pitched him home with a crazy ass throw ... More >>

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    February 4, 2010
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    February 3, 2010

    Chuck Greenberg is, Dare I Say, a Little Like Mark Cuban?

    ​In case you haven't noticed I'm a bit of a cynic. A skeptic. A glass-half-empty kinda guy. Okay, I can be an a-hole. But I'm genuinely fired up for the 2010 Texas Rangers. Why? New owner Chuck Greenberg. Met him for the first time last night at Jamey Newberg's shindig, which was basical ... More >>

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    September 3, 2009

    Texas Rangers Win Again, Issue a Press Release That'll Blow Your Mind

    Not sure why I had a Christmas ham under my cap. But at least I can prove I'm a Rangers' lifer.​They've lost Michael Young (two weeks with a hammy) and now maybe even Josh Hamilton (left last night's game with back ouchie). But, give them credit, your Texas Rangers haven't lost hope. And wh ... More >>

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    June 19, 2009

    The Suite is Sweet, Y'all

    No one used to disturb George W. Bush during dinner when he was president, you know.For those who missed the Rangers-Astros broadcast last night, the Texas Rangers' Web site has 33 adorable seconds from the second inning, during which a certain former president and Rangers Ballpark in Arlington owne ... More >>

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    June 18, 2009

    George W. Bush's Fancy Box

    As Tom Hicks is looking to sell his majority stake in the Texas Rangers, this item concerning tonight's invite-only doings at the Rangers Ballpark in Arlington will no doubt prompt reckless speculation:The Rangers are renaming the owner's suite at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington after Presiden ... More >>

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    March 30, 2009

    The 2009 Starting Pitcher for Your Texas Rangers: Dubya

      This is not the time to talk politics. It's the time to talk baseball. I'll put my liberal left leaning on hold today because the Texas Rangers have announced - no surprise - that former Prez and former co-owner George W. Bush will throw out the first pitch before next Monday's season op ... More >>

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    March 27, 2009

    New Park. Old Rangers?

    Went out and toured "new" Rangers Ballpark last month. Well, not exactly new, but how about refurbished? New video scoreboard in left field. Information ribbons wrapping the place. A fashion-forward brick wall behind home plate. My thumbs-up review is here. With a heralded youth movement playin ... More >>

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    July 24, 2008

    Home On the Rangers

    The Arlington boys take on Seattle

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    June 3, 2008

    The Rangers are Sending a Pitcher to the Mound Tonight. Duck!

    Come for the offense. Stay for the fireworks. Leave when the pitching commences. The Texas Rangers’ offense is stunning. Josh Hamilton leads the planet in everything, will likely be an All-Star starter and is the American League’s first player to win consecutive Player of the Month awar ... More >>

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    April 17, 2008

    Volleyball in a Parking Lot or Bowling in a Bar? Pick 'Em. No, this is not the photo that was supposed to run with today's Bible Girl column. It's Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh, competing this weekend in Arlington's volleyball throwdown. For those who despise mainstream sports and aren’t the least bit titillated by playoff drama, this is for ... More >>

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    August 10, 2007

    Fergie Jenkins to Pitch at Ballpark Tonight. Jim Sundberg to Catch. Really.

    Jamey Newberg sends word this afternoon that should you be heading to the Rangers Ballpark tonight to see Texas take on Tampa Bay -- and, really, why would you be doing such a thing? -- there's actually something kinda neat taking place before the first pitch. Jamey suggests getting there early for ... More >>

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    July 19, 2007

    Lunchtime Dot Race, Anyone?

    Unfair Park HQ is just a few stop lights away from the new Texas Rangers store on McKinney Ave., so maybe you'll see us there this afternoon for an, ahem, historic occasion: "the first ever LIVE dot race outside Rangers Ballpark," promises the press release the very persistent Rangers Communication ... More >>

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    July 12, 2007

    New Sign, Same Stadium

    Texas Rangers director of communications Gregg Elkin, an all-around fine American, today e-mailed Unfair Park a pic of the new sign installed this week over the Home Plate entrance at the Rangers Ballpark in Arlington. Says Rangers president Jeff Cogen, "This signage replacement at the home plate en ... More >>

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    April 19, 2007

    Here's the Pitch

    The Ballpark hosts some timely history

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    March 19, 2007

    Adios, Ameriquest Field

    A few moments ago, a Friend of Unfair Park called our attention to Richard Durrett's posting on The Dallas Morning News' Texas Rangers blog, specifically the item about how Ameriquest Field is now the Rangers Ballpark in Arlington. But, see, what got our Friend really interested was the way in the i ... More >>

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