Will the Texas Rangers Move to Dallas Once Their Contract is Up?

The Rangers have been in Arlington since 1972, but that could change.

By Alain StephensOctober 12, 2015 10:17 am

After the Texas Rangers clinched a playoff berth Sunday night, the celebratory t-shirt – replete with the words “The west is ours” – came out moments later. The shirts feature the Dallas skyline, but that image got the residents of Arlington a bit riled up, since the city is the official home of the Rangers. At least, it is right now.

The team’s contract is set to expire in less than a decade, could the time be ripe for a move to Dallas?

Jeff Mosier writes for the Dallas Morning News, he says the Rangers aren’t talking yet, whether that’s a move to Dallas, a new stadium in Arlington or sticking around Globe Life Park for a few more years after their contract ends.

What you’ll hear in this segment:

– The advantages of the team moving to Dallas vs staying in Arlington.

– If the Rangers moved, would they change their name?