All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Texas Rangers’

10 Cent Beer Night Offers Memories And Nostalgia

Baseball, more than any other sport, revels in the history of the game, remembering the great or not-so-great players and moments of the past, a tinge of nostalgia blanketing over the memories, always accompanied by the phrase—“I was there!” Even for nights like 10-Cent Beer Night, which was hosted by the Cleveland Indians at Municipal Stadium on June 4, 1974, …

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Michael Young Retires After 14 Years

Michael Young announced his retirement from Major League Baseball on Friday afternoon at the Rangers Ball Park in Arlington. Young played for the Texas Rangers from 2000 to 2012. His struggles in the 2012 season led the Rangers to trade him to the Philadelphia Phillies in December of that year. In August 2013, Young was traded to the Los Angeles …

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Shin-Soo Choo To Sign $130 Million Deal With Texas Rangers

Shin-Soo Choo has agreed to a seven-year deal worth $130 million to sign with the Texas Rangers, sources told ESPN. The sources have confirmed that the deal doesn’t include an opt-out clause. However, the deal includes a performance package and a limited no-trade provision. Choo was the last top free agent hitter left on the market after Jacoby Ellsbury signed with the …

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Perez, Rangers Agree On A Four Year Extension

The Texas Rangers did not waste much time to keep their guy. The Rangers and SP Martin Perez agreed on a four year extension to stay in Texas, with club options on the 2018-2020 seasons. As reported and tweeted by ESPN reporter, Richard Durrett: Perez, 22, is now one of four pitchers the Rangers have signed through 2017, giving them …

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Nolan Ryan Steps Down from Rangers Amid Controversy

Baseball legend Nolan Ryan announced his retirement as CEO with the Rangers, Thursday. It may be fan affection, local press loyalty or perhaps some truth causing the controversy over his stepping down from the Texas club, which has alternately been called a resignation and a retirement. “When you make these type of decisions, you have to do it from the …

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Ten Cent Beer Night: Famous Riot Remembered On 39th Anniversary

Does ten cent beer night ring a bell to you? It should if you’re a baseball fan, or over the age of 45. Today is the 39th anniversary of one of the worst riots in baseball history – Ten Cent Beer Night. It happened at Cleveland Stadium in a game between the Cleveland Indians and Texas Rangers on June 4, …

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Rangers Owner Dies: Brad Corbett was 75

Brad Corbett, famous for his six years as the primary owner of the Texas Rangers Major League Baseball (MLB) team, has died at the age of 75. Corbett passed away at his home in Fort Worth, Texas on Monday, December 24. Corbett owned the Rangers from 1974 to 1980, and presided over the team’s first four winning seasons. Despite the …

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Josh Hamilton Hit 4 Home Runs In One Game

Last night Josh Hamilton became the 18th player in the 137 year history of Major League Baseball to hit 4 home runs in a single game. He hit two-run homers in the first, third and seventh innings and added another in the eighth. He also doubled to take his night to 5 for 5 with 8 RBI’s. In doing this …

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Josh Hamilton’s Relapse Becomes A Trending Topic

While you cannot deny the monetary rewards professional athletes command, it’s important to remember these folks, for all the money they make, give up just about every bit of privacy to such a degree, it’s actually hard to fathom. Take Josh Hamilton, for instance. The Texas Ranger, who is also a previous American League MVP award winner, has struggled with …

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