The Texas Rangers Plan to Fill Their Stadium, Pandemic Be Damned
Last season wasn’t a banner year for the Texas Rangers, but few have been lately. The team won only 22 games on its pandemic-shortened sixty-game schedule and placed last in the American League West division. It was the team’s fourth consecutive campaign with a losing record. The bright side? At least nobody was there to see it, as COVID-19 restrictions meant that the team spent the year striking out in front of cardboard cutouts of fans. It was far from the sort of inaugural season the team had imagined for its spanking new stadium—for which Arlington taxpayers ponied up $500 million in up-front costs, plus another $300 million in tax incentives. After all, it was built to be filled with fans, and filled with fans…View Original Post
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