The theme for the 2017 event is "One Enchanted Evening" As always, Triple Play features live and silent auctions and attendance by the Texas Rangers players, coaches, broadcasters, and alumni.
The highlight of the evening is the Rangers players competing against each other in a pair of game shows. This year's competitions will be the annual fan favorite Fielders Feud and the Match Game. The tentative list of participants for each game (subject to change):
Infielders: Elvis Andrus, Adrian Beltre, Mike Napoli, Rougned Odor
Outfielders: Shin-Soo Choo, Delino DeShields, Carlos Gomez, Nomar Mazara
Contestant #1: Jonathan Lucroy with his panel of Matt Bush, Andrew Cashner, Sam Dyson
Contestant #2: A.J. Griffin with his panel of Tony Barnette, Robinson Chirinos, and Ryan Rua
Among the items available for bidding in the fabulous live and silent auctions are a VIP Rangers' spring training trip to Arizona, a trip to see the Rangers play in Chicago, private hitting and pitching lessons with current Rangers, and many other exclusive Rangers experiences.
The event begins with a reception at 6:30 p.m. followed by dinner, the program, and the game shows. Emily Jones and John Rhadigan of FOX Sports Southwest will serve as the MC's for the evening.
Park Place Dealerships is the title presenter of Triple Play, with other sponsors including FOX Sports Southwest, CBS11, TXA21, and 105.3 The FAN.
ABOUT THE TEXAS RANGERS BASEBALL FOUNDATION: The Texas Rangers Baseball Foundation is dedicated to improving the lives of children in need within our community and provides funding for youth in crisis, youth health initiatives, youth baseball programs, and youth education. Celebrating its 26th year, the Foundation has given back more than $15 million to help children in need.