The Texas Rangers today announced plans for 2017 Texas Rangers Fan Fest Presented by AT&T. The event will take place at Globe Life Park in Arlington on Saturday, January 21 from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.
Tickets for Fan Fest will officially go on sale on Friday, December 2 at texasrangers.com/fanfest or by calling 972.RANGERS.
2017 Fan Fest Presented by AT&T will feature autograph sessions with current Texas Rangers players and coaches with individuals signing in the Capital One Club, Hyundai Club, Jack Daniel's Club, and Texas Rangers Hall of Fame (3rd floor).
Other highlights of the 2017 Texas Rangers Fan Fest Presented by AT&T:
- Interactive Question & Answer sessions with Rangers executives, players and announcers in the Rangers Hall of Fame (1st floor)
- On-field events to include running the bases and photo opportunities (weather permitting).
- Pitching, hitting, and fielding clinics conducted by Rangers coaches and alumni
- Free tours of the Rangers clubhouse and dugout
- Free play in the Rangers Kids Zone
- Photo stage with current and former Rangers players
- Rangers Baseball Foundation Sale
- Food and beverages on sale at The Short Stop Grill, Captain Morgan Club, and other Ballpark concession stands
- Merchandise on sale at Ballpark Gift Shop locations.
In addition, 2017 Texas Rangers season ticket and mini-plan packages will be on sale.
Admission to the 2017 Texas Rangers Fan Fest Presented by AT&T is $10.00 for adults, $8.00 for season ticket holders, and $5.00 for children 13 and under. A limited number of Autograph Fast Passes, which guarantee the Fast Pass holders every autograph for every player who will be participating in the formal autograph sessions on Saturday with "front of the line" access, will go sale TOMORROW, Friday, December 2 at 9:00 a.m. CT for $500 per pass (Fan Fest event tickets are additional cost). Full details and rules for the Autograph Fast Pass are posted on texasrangers.com/fanfest. Parking at Globe Life Park is free for the event.
For more information, please call 972-RANGERS or visit texasrangers.com/fanfest.
COLE HAMELS NAMED 2016 TEXAS RANGERS PITCHER OF THE YEAR
Lefthander Cole Hamels has been selected as the 2016 Texas Rangers Pitcher of the Year, it was announced today by the Dallas-Fort Worth Chapter of the Baseball Writers Association of America. Hamels, who was selected in voting by the local BBWAA chapter, was 15-5 with a 3.32 ERA in 32 starts in his first full season with Texas in 2016. He ranked among the American League leaders in winning percentage (6th, .750), strikeouts (7th, 200), ERA (8th), and wins (T9th) while making 30+ starts for the eighth consecutive season.
Hamels will be honored at the 2017 Dr Pepper Texas Rangers Awards Dinner, which takes place on Friday, January 20 at Gilley's Dallas. Tickets for the dinner, which will honor a number of baseball personalities and feature appearances by Texas Rangers past and present, are now on sale at www.texasrangers.com/awards.
Tickets for the Dr Pepper Awards Dinner are priced at $100.00 each with tables of ten available for $1000.00. Net proceeds benefit the Texas Rangers Baseball Foundation. The dinner will begin at 7:00 p.m.
Gilley's Dallas is located at 1135 S. Lamar St. in Dallas. The 2017 Dr Pepper Texas Rangers Awards Dinner is also sponsored by FOX Sports Southwest, CBS11/TXA21, and 105.3 The FAN.