Globe Life Park in Arlington

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Globe Life Park in Arlington
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Globe Life Park in Arlington
Former namesThe Ballpark in Arlington (1994–2004)
Ameriquest Field in Arlington (2004–2007)
Rangers Ballpark in Arlington (2007-2014)
Location1000 Ballpark Way
Arlington, Texas 76011
Coordinates32°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 groundApril 2, 1992
OpenedApril 1, 1994
ClosedScheduled for September 2019
OwnerArlington Sports Facilities Development Authority
OperatorRangers Baseball Express
SurfaceInfield: Y2 Zoysiagrass
Outfield: Tifway 419 Bermudagrass
Construction costUS$191 million
($315 million in 2018 dollars[1])
ArchitectDavid M. Schwarz Architectural Services, Inc.
HKS, Inc. (architect of record)
Structural engineerWalter P Moore/Datum[2]
Services engineerDunn Consulting Engineers[3]
General ContractorManhattan Construction Company
Capacity48,194[4]
Record attendance52,419
Field dimensionsLeft 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)
TenantsTexas 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