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Rangers Ballpark in Arlington

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    April 15, 2014

    I Ate the Choomongous and I'm Still Alive Today

    Every year, the Rangers roll out a whole bunch of stuff designed specifically to clog your arteries. It's their public service, as a socially-minded ballclub, to cut down on the population explosion in DFW by culling those stupid enough to eat a two-foot sandwich. I am one of those people. Yet some ... More >>

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    March 26, 2014

    Introducing the Choomongous Hot Dog, the Rangers' Latest Player-Inspired Ballpark Food

    There are a few new names we all need to get familiar with before the Rangers' season officially begins on April 1. In addition to Globe Life Park, Shin-Soo Choo, J.P. Arencibia, there's one more you're going to want to write on your cheat-sheet: Choomongous. Metroplex Sportservice, which manages ... More >>

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    February 5, 2014

    Texas Rangers Rechristen Stadium Globe Life Park

    There's always been something pleasantly nostalgic about the name of the Texas Rangers' stadium. The Rangers Ballpark in Arlington, like its red-brick facade, harkens back to simpler times, back before corporations plastered their names on every possible piece of sports-related real estate. Never m ... More >>

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    October 30, 2012

    Wisconsinites Fight Over World Record Bratwurst Recognition, Shaming the Great Bratbino

    When the Rangers Ballpark announced the Great Bratbino, a follow up sausage to their two-foot-long hot dog that captured the press for days, they came up 50 feet, two inches short of the world record that would be set this fall in Prescott, Wisconsin. Prescott residents rallied around the neighborh ... More >>

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    October 5, 2012

    (Updated With Photos) Rangers Release Playoff Menu, Including a $32 Boomstick Brisket Nacho Concoction

    Now, throw some brisket, pico and Doritos on top of that, and we're ready for some baseball! Casey Rapp with Delaware North Sportservice, which provides concessions and catering for the Rangers Ballpark in Arlington, released a new playoff concession menu this afternoon. It's available at tonights g ... More >>

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    July 27, 2012

    Olympics in England, SNACK on Henderson and A Hot Mess: This Week in Dallas Eats

    The opening ceremonies have just kicked off, and the Olympics are under way. Seems like a good time to check in with our resident Brit for his primer on food from the other side of the pond. While most of the dishes Gavin Cleaver listed are impossible to find here in Dallas, you can find some decent ... More >>

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    July 10, 2012

    All-Star Ballpark Food From Around the Country

    Searching for photos of amazing ballpark food is like a self-inflicted wound. At the end of it all, I'm overwhelmed with the pain I've caused myself. Thanks to everyone's inclination to take pictures of food they eat, here's an ode to great ballpark food. (With one caveat: no hotdogs. That's a whole ... More >>

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    June 7, 2012
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    May 10, 2012
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    January 18, 2012

    You Can Always Get What Yu Wants: Texas Rangers and Darvish Agree to Six-Year Deal

    ​With a 4 p.m. deadline on the horizon, T.R. Sullivan wasn't hopeful at daybreak: "The word Wednesday morning was that the Rangers' optimism has waned a bit." Sources have been saying in recent days that Japanese pitching sensation and magazine cover boy Yu Darvish wanted a five-year deal, the Tex ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 14, 2011

    How Will the Texas Rangers Celebrate 40 Years in Arlington? With Lots of Throwin' Back.

    ​Since every Cowboys game is a Game 6 these days, it's time to look to the 2012 baseball season, when Your Texas Rangers will celebrate 40 years in Arlington. And for those of us who've been going to games since first pitch at Arlington Stadium (thanks, Dad), today's announcement is full of all ki ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 25, 2011

    Southern Hospitality Makes Up For a Dry Burger at Maple and Motor

    Scott ReitzBurger with everything, cooked pink​It was just after noon and the mercury was well into its death march upward as I walked up to Maple and Motor, looking for a cheap and decent meal that was close to the office. Out front under an overhang that produced a scant 12-inch strip of sha ... More >>

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    July 11, 2011

    Triumph Over Tragedy: Rangers Roll Into All-Star Break

    ​Thursday: The lowest point in the history of Rangers Ballpark in Arlington. Sunday: The high point of Texas' baseball season. Was sitting at a blackjack table in Las Vegas when I looked up and saw Nolan Ryan in front of a microphone on TV. As the closed caption scrolled "Josh is very di ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2011

    BYOHotDog. BYONachos. BYOCooler to the Rangers Game, Beetches!

    Ranger pitcher C.J. Wilson.​Yay! You're going to a Rangers game! Boo. It's a million dumbgrees outside. Whatever. You're a true fan. So, suck it up. Clearly, they need you out there right about now. If you're going to a game at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington, you immediately know a few things: ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 12, 2011

    Of Baseball's Litany of Dumb Rules, the Wet Dream Tops the List. Right Mitch Moreland?

    ​Going to Frisco tonight for the debut of Cuban defector/Texas Rangers' stud prospect Leonys Martin. Or am I? Maybe I'll go and sit in traffic and have a hot dog and two cold ones and Martin will dazzle with a two hits and a stolen base and ... then it will rain and I'll drive home like i ... More >>

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    April 1, 2011

    Opening Day: When a Game is Just an Excuse to Tailgate

    Today in Buffalo, New York, it's 37 degrees. There's snow on the ground, and more is expected tonight. Who cares, right? Well, Arron Wight does. He's from Buffalo and came to Texas for opening day at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington with his uncle Steve Greis, who lives in Dallas. Photos by Lauren Drew ... More >>

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    March 31, 2011
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    March 11, 2011

    At Rangers Ballpark, Nolan Ryan Puts A Little Spit Polish on Chuck Greenberg's Departure

    James A. KeithNolan Ryan addresses reporters this afternoon at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington.​In a crowded room deep within the substratum of Rangers Ballpark in Arlington, team president-turned-CEO Nolan Ryan tried to cast Chuck Greenberg's surprising departure this morning in a positive light he ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 3, 2010

    Whitt's End: 12.3.10

    ​Whether you're at the end of your rope or merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt's End: *I'm going to be extremely disappointed gutted if the Rangers don't sign Cliff Lee, hopefully during next week's Winter Meetings in Florida. Sorry, but a consolation prize of Zack Greinke - or ... More >>

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    November 4, 2010

    You Like the Texas Rangers More than Las Vegas

    ​Witnessed lots of folks outside Rangers Ballpark last night who believe in their baseball team. The Rangers Rally was a warm hug on a chilly night and the theory goes like this: The present belongs to the San Francisco Giants, but the future belongs to the Texas Rangers. You buyin' it? ... More >>

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    November 2, 2010

    Tomorrow, a Rangers Rally. Better Late Than Never? Also: A Look at the Low, Low Ratings.

    ​On the other side are details for tomorrow's Rangers Rally, scheduled for 6 p.m. outside the Ballpark in Arlington. Long story short: Chuck Greenberg, Nolan Ryan, Jon Daniels, Ron Washington and a few players will get together for an hour to remember the "magical" season that was. Because, see, t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 30, 2010

    2010 World Series GAME 3 - Rangers 4, Giants 2: My Top 10 Observer-ations

    ​10. Yes metroplex, for the first time ever there will be baseball ... in November. Regardless of Tommy Hunter in tonight's Game 4, Game 5 will be Monday night, Novembrer 1, at Rangers Ballpark at 6:57. And oh, by the way Giants fans, you know where you can stick those brooms. 9. During the ... More >>

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    October 29, 2010

    How About Rabbit With a Side of Pumpkin?

    Base pandering? Who, us?​This week in Dallas food blogs are all about the under-appreciated, under-munched animals. We've swapped the quintessential beef patty for things like bunny rabbit, gigantic worms and a hot dog that takes a fork, knife and entire roll of Bounty to eat. And in the middl ... More >>

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    October 28, 2010

    Before Game Two of the World Series, a Look at How the Ballpark's Preparing for Game Three

    Photos by Sam Merten​Although I've long considered Matt Cain one of baseball's most underrated hurlers, there's no reason why C.J. Wilson can't rebound from getting knocked around by the Yankees in Game Five of the American League Championship Series and tie up the World Series tonight. But ... More >>

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    October 15, 2010

    Now To the Team Hicks Used To Own: Your ALCS-Playing Rangers and Tonight's Deets

    ​Hell of a way to bookend the day -- in a courtroom first thing in the morning watching Tom Hicks's attorneys fight to keep ownership of Liverpool FC, then at the Ballpark in Arlington tonight to watch Tom Hicks's old team fight to keep home-field advantage over the New York Yankees in its first-e ... More >>

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    October 15, 2010

    Whitt's End: 10.15.10

    ​Whether you're at the end of your rope or merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt's End: *There's probably some heart-over-head at work here, but I'm picking Rangers in 7. If Neftali Feliz doesn't blow a save and if the Rangers can avoid letting the Yankees' mystique force a mis ... More >>

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    August 30, 2010

    Hey Rangers Fans, Cheer Up!

    Not him. Not now.​Last time I was out at Rangers Ballpark - which was Wednesday - it was a warm-n-fuzzy joint. Texas was winning three in a row from the Twins, fans were drinking "Blue Light Special" $4 beer. The Rangers were comfortably in first place. All seemed well. But now? Booing. Are ... More >>

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    August 16, 2010

    One of the Best Days in Texas Rangers' History

    ​When you've won only one playoff game in 39 years of baseball, there have been plenty of dark days. But Friday night at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington was one of those sparkling nights. On the first official game day of the new Chuck Greenberg ownership era, he lowered prices on beer and park ... More >>

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    August 10, 2010

    Cowboys/Rangers: Doozy of a Doubleheader

    Both houses - big and little - will be jumping tonight.​To keep your life fresh and stimulated ask yourself this question: When's the last time I did something for the first time? My answer: Today. Can't recall ever going to a day/night football/baseball doubleheader where I could literally ... More >>

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    August 4, 2010

    Hours Before Texas Rangers Auction, Tom Hicks and Chuck Greenberg Terminate Land Deal

    Tom Hicks's long-dead Glorypark still lives on the city of Arlington's Web site.​One hour from now, Your Texas Rangers go on the auction block in a Fort Worth courtroom, immediately after which there will be a confirmation hearing; Sam's headed that way now, lucky fellow. And just when you thought ... More >>

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    July 29, 2010

    Lay's Traveling Greenhouse Lets You Get Up Close with Real, Live Plants

    The King considers a potato plant first-hand.Flickr user Diane Bondareff​We all know how hard it is to remember what it's like to be up-close in a room with plants, so Dallas-based Frito-Lay's doing us a solid this summer, along with lucky folks in five other cities, trucking around a 70-foot mobi ... More >>

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    July 19, 2010

    Mark Cuban, Owner ... Texas Rangers?

    ​Say it is so. And, I'll be damned, it is. Taking three of four at Fenway for the first time in 15 years is impressive and acquiring Cliff Lee is intriguing, but the Texas Rangers luring Mark Cuban as a potential new owner is down right life-changing. (All I had to do was go on vacation and a ... More >>

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    July 16, 2010

    Whitt's End (Fish's Tales?) 7.16.10

    ​Whether you're at the end of your rope or merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt's End (Fish's Tales?): *A note from Rangers Ballpark: LeBron James fell out of the upper deck while reaching for more attention. *If police have this right, the mayor of Coppell leaves notes scattered a ... More >>

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    July 9, 2010

    Wait. The Texas Rangers Got Cliff Lee?

    ​So tweets New York Post baseball columnist Joel Sherman. To which MSNBC adds this concerning the pick-up of the Seattle Mariners pitcher:There is no report yet as to who those others may be. Given Texas' financial issues, it's possible that they could be veterans in salary offsets or it could be ... More >>

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    June 28, 2010

    Raise Your Hand if You Remember the Dallas Submarines

    ​I remember Dad taking me a high-school football game to old P.C. Cobb Stadium, and I saw the Dallas/Fort Worth Spurs play minor-league baseball at Turnpike Stadium. What I don't remember is something called the Dallas Submarines. Apparently they evolved into the Dallas Steers? P.C. Cobb is n ... More >>

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    June 28, 2010

    Praising Josh Hamilton While Solving the Claw

    ​A nod to old Dallas wrestler Fritz Von Erich? A psychological ploy by hitting coach Clint Hurdle? Fallout from last year's swine flu? After seeing two more Texas Rangers smack extra-base hits last week and then make bizarre hand gestures -- Ian Kinsler did a wide-arm double claw and Josh Ham ... More >>

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    May 20, 2010
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    April 7, 2010

    And Everyone Stole From Shakespeare, Right?

    ​Not trying to pick a fight here. Promise. I just get really tired/annoyed by almost daily emails and comments to this here blog accusing me of stealing content from 1310 AM The Ticket. Got this one Monday for example: "I read Whitt's End and, seriously you hack, you never have an original t ... More >>

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    April 1, 2010
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    October 22, 2009

    Would-Be Owners of Your Texas Rangers Have Been Parading Through Arlington This Week

    ​Reuters was right: Last week, the news service reported that the three parties interested in taking the Texas Rangers off Tom Hicks's hands would be in Arlington this week to meet and greet with team bigwigs. And, so far, so good: According to Official Statements from the LeMaster Group, which ha ... More >>

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    September 15, 2009

    Sorry Rangers Fans, You Don't Deserve the Playoffs

    ​I raised the white flag a while back. Apparently you guys finally gave up, um, last night. With the Texas Rangers in the middle of a pennant race for only the fourth time in their 37-year history and Cy Young candidate Scott Feldman pitching against a very beatable opponent, a ... More >>

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    July 8, 2009

    At Least One Dallas Family Is Happy It Chose to Summer Vacation in Chicago

    Flickr user: Pete ProdoehlOn Monday afternoon, a Chicago man named Dennis Sneyer found a bag filled with a camera and thousands of digitally stored photos lying in the middle of a busy intersection. After a little sleuthing -- which is to say, going through some pics and finding amongst the popular ... More >>

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    April 6, 2009

    Play Baaaaaaalllllllllll!

    No time to dilly-daddle this morning, as I'm headed out to Arlington for Texas Rangers' Opening Day. Gotta get there in time to beat some traffic, smell the fresh-cut grass and, of course, see former Prez George W. Bush throw out the first pitch. I know it'll never happen, but wouldn't Dubya's ... More >>

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    April 6, 2009

    Steeeeerrrrriiiiiiiiike One!

    Minutes after two jets shook our loins with a flyover, the 43rd President of the United States strode to the mound - the mound, not the rubber - and fired a ceremonial first-pitch strike to Rangers' outfielder Josh Hamilton. The Prez, who somehow received nary a boo, then autographed the ball f ... More >>

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    January 28, 2008

    Your Texas Rangers Are Bidding on Hosting the 2015 All-Star Game

    The program from the Ballpark's sole hosting of MLB's All-Star extravaganza Spent a cold, damp, freaky foggy Saturday at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington for the team’s annual mid-winter Fan Fest. Biggest news: A li'l baseball birdie told me the Rangers are in the process of officially bidding to hos ... More >>

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    March 29, 2007

    Welcome Wagon

    Tony Blei Sammy Sosa was more than so-so this spring. Which doesn't mean anything, we know. Less'n he can pitch. The Texas Rangers invite you to show up tonight as the team returns from spring training. Especially if you can pitch. I praise the Rangers' pitching staff one day, and next thing you k ... More >>

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    May 20, 2004

    Now Boarding

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