Globe Life Park in Arlington

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Globe Life Park in Arlington
The Ballpark
The Temple
The Globe
Ballpark in Arlington May 2009.jpg
Globe Life Park in Arlington
Former names The Ballpark in Arlington (1994–2004)
Ameriquest Field in Arlington (2004–2007)
Rangers Ballpark in Arlington (2007-2014)
Location 1000 Ballpark Way
Arlington, Texas 76011
Coordinates 32°45′5″N 97°4′58″W / 32.75139°N 97.08278°W / 32.75139; -97.08278Coordinates: 32°45′5″N 97°4′58″W / 32.75139°N 97.08278°W / 32.75139; -97.08278
Broke ground April 2, 1992
Opened April 1, 1994
Closed Scheduled for September 2019
Owner Arlington Sports Facilities Development Authority
Operator Rangers Baseball Express
Surface Infield: Y2 Zoysiagrass
Outfield: Tifway 419 Bermudagrass
Construction cost US$191 million
($275 million in 2018 dollars[1])
Architect David M. Schwarz Architectural Services, Inc.
HKS, Inc. (architect of record)
Structural engineer Walter P Moore/Datum[2]
Services engineer Dunn Consulting Engineers[3]
General Contractor Manhattan Construction Company
Capacity 48,194[4]
Record attendance 52,419
Field dimensions Left Field Line - 332 feet (101 m)
Left Center - 390 feet (119 m)
Deep Left Center - 404 feet (123 m)
Center Field - 400 feet (122 m)
Deep Right Center - 407 feet (124 m)
Right Center - 377 feet (115 m)
Right Field Line - 325 feet (99 m)
Backstop - 60 feet (18 m)
Tenants Texas Rangers (MLB) (1994–present)
Globe Life Park in Arlington

Globe Life Park in Arlington is a baseball park in Arlington, Texas. It is the home field of the Major League Baseball team called the Texas Rangers. It opened in 1994, and it replaced the old home of the Rangers, Arlington Stadium. It will be scheduled to close in September 2019, afterwhich the Rangers will move to a retractible-roof stadium, the Globe Life Field.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Consumer Price Index (estimate) 1800–2008". Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis. Retrieved 2009-08-01.
  2. Sports Projects - Datum Engineers
  3. Walker Engineering - Sports & Entertainment
  4. Texas Rangers on the Forbes MLB Team Valuations List

Sources[change | change source]

  • Green Cathedrals, by Philip J. Lowry