City, Rangers Celebrate Globe Life Field in Final Edition of Award-Winning ‘Home Plate Update’
By Susan Schrock, Office of Communications
Posted on November 10, 2020, November 10, 2020

With the 2020 World Series in the books, the recently opened Globe Life Field is gearing up for cowboys, Christmas lights and concerts as part of the upcoming 2020 Wrangler National Finals Rodeo, Luminova Holidays, and For King and Country’s A Drummer Boy Drive-In performances.

These are among the latest major events announced for the climate-controlled, 40,000-seat ballpark, which opened in The American Dream City this summer. Though delayed nearly four months because of the coronavirus pandemic, the City of Arlington and Rangers celebrated the opening of the $1.2 billion retractable roof ballpark for the first Rangers’ inaugural season in July.

Since then, the list of events announced for the new ballpark continues to grow. Globe Life Field in Arlington is helping furthering the city’s reputation as a national leader in cultural arts, innovation, sports and entertainment, Mayor Jeff Williams said.

“Throughout Arlington’s history, there has been no hurdle too high, no obstacle we could not overcome and no opportunity left unseized. This ballpark is another example of Arlington’s ability to dream big and accomplish ‘big dreams together,’” Williams said.

Read more about Globe Life Field events and news in the latest edition of the national and state award-winning Home Plate Update. This 14th and final edition also includes highlights from the 2020 World Series and the Rangers’ inaugural season, recipes to make some of your favorite ballpark fare at home, as well as artwork from a dozen Texas artists located throughout the venue. Check out interesting photos and facts from our four-year timeline and learn more about some of the hardworking minority and women-owned businesses who helped make Globe Life Field a reality. Additionally, you can check out episodes of the award-winning At the Park with Chuck, a series on MyArlingtonTV hosted by Rangers’ PA announcer Chuck Morgan that has received more than 2.1 million views.

Home Plate Update is a joint project by the City of Arlington’s Office of Communications and the Texas Rangers. This quarterly publication is dedicated to informing citizens about everything happening with the retractable-roof Globe Life Field project and the adjacent Texas Live! development.

“The visionary leadership that brought Major League Baseball to the American Dream City continues to thrive today with a “can do” spirit that is second to none. This passion for our community and willingness to roll up our sleeves and get things done is at the heart of this world-class ballpark we now call Globe Life Field,” said Rob Matwick, Rangers executive vice president of business operations.

In 2018, Home Plate Update received the highest award from the national organization, City-County Communications: Marketing Association, or 3CMA in the E-Newsletter category. The publication also received top honors by the Texas Association of Municipal Information Officers, which awarded the City of Arlington a TAMI Award in the Tech Services – Electronic Newsletter or Magazine category. Major League Baseball trademarks and copyrights are used with permission of MLB Advanced Media, L.P. All rights reserved.

Click here to view all 14 editions of Home Plate Update.

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