Full disclaimer here: I once one-hopped the wall in left-center field at what was then Ameriquest Field (not Globe Life Park). It was Big 12 Tournament time at the American Airlines Center, and there was a media event to promote to the Big 12 baseball tournament over the park, so of course I took the opportunity. Little did I know, we could take batting practice with some former All-American from Nebraska pitching to us.
I had a big, heavy wood bat and laid into one. It was probably the pinnacle of my baseball career other than that home run I hit off Parker Hallmark in sixth grade in San Angelo (trust me, if you knew how hard Parker Hallmark threw in 6th grade, you'd be on the same page).
Anyway, I tell that story because I was obviously very close to hitting one out of the box in Arlington, and if I would've been a Rangers season ticket holder back then it'd mean I would've been very close to winning my season tickets for free.
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That's exactly what the Rangers are offering this weekend at the ballpark. Season ticket holders get three swings to send one into orbit. A shot to the stands means free season tickets (up to $10,000).
To make it even cooler, Rangers PA voice and king of in-park entertainment Chuck Morgan will announce the name of every season ticket holder who takes some cuts.