Texas Rangers to participate in Cowboy Santas Toy Drive for 2016 holiday season

Toys may be dropped off beginning tomorrow

The Texas Rangers today announced details of the team's participation in the 2016 Cowboy Santas Toy Drive, the sixth consecutive year in which the organization has been involved in the holiday initiative.

The Cowboy Santas Toy Drive results in the collection of thousands of new, unwrapped toys that are distributed to children from low-income families in Tarrant County. Beginning tomorrow, Thursday, December 1 and continuing through Tuesday, December 13, individuals can drop off new, unwrapped toys or books at the Texas Rangers Grand Slam Gift Shop at Globe Life Park in Arlington and the Rangers Fort Worth Team Shop at 316 Main St. during regular store hours. Items may also be dropped off at all Fort Worth Police and Fire Departments.

On Tuesday, December 13, from 4:00 until 7:00 p.m., the Rangers will sponsor the Cowboy Santas Toy Drive Finale Event at Globe Life Park in Arlington in the center field Vandergriff Plaza area. Rangers personalities will be on hand to sign autographs for the occasion. Holiday movies will be shown on the video screen, the Rangers KidsZone will be open, and drink and food specials will be provided by Sportservice. Other activities will include face painting, crafts, a photo booth, and a special appearance by Santa Claus. Additionally, complimentary holiday tours of Globe Life Park will be offered every half hour during the event.

Donations of new, unwrapped toys and books for boys and girls, newborn to age 12, will be greatly encouraged.

Fans attending the December 13 event may park in Lot B and enter Globe Life Park in Arlington through the Majestic Grand Slam Gift Shop.