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?