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MLB Ballpark Rankings: Texas Rangers
Texas Rangers
Texas Rangers
Rangers Park in Arlington|Capacity: 49,178|Opened: 1994
OVERALL RANK
27
Rangers Park in Arlington
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Category Rank (1-30)
19
Affordability
How would you rate the affordability of a trip to your hometown ballpark?
Poor Below Average Average Above Average Excellent
5.6% 11.7% 49.4% 20.4% 13%
Ticket Costs
Average Ticket % Increase From 2007 MLB Rank MLB Average Ticket
$18.01 9.4% 6th $25.43
Category Rank (1-30)
18
Food
How would you rate the food at the ballpark?
Poor Below Average Average Above Average Excellent
1.9% 6.9% 47.5% 26.9% 16.9%
How would you rate the cost of food and beverages at the ballpark?
Poor Below Average Average Above Average Excellent
11.7% 18.5% 53.7% 11.1% 4.9%
What is the must-have food item offered at the ballpark and what makes it so good?
  • "The nachos. Texas is the original place for the ballpark nacho. Gooey cheese and jalapenos can't be beat!"
  • "Homemade pretzels. They make the dough, roll it into pretzel shape and cover it in butter. I have about three when I go to the Ballpark."
  • "The fried catfish is a must-have when I go to the Ballpark."
  • "Ultimate nachos. It's like a massive taco salad, too much for one person, even through nine innings"
  • "The brisket. Slowly smoked, succulent and delicious. The filet mignon of Texas barbecue."
Category Rank (1-30)
26
Team Quality
How would you rate the quality of the product currently being put on the field by the hometown team?
Poor Below Average Average Above Average Excellent
29.4% 41.3% 22.5% 5.6% 1.3%
Which player on your team is the most worth paying to watch?
Michael Young Josh Hamilton Hank Blalock Ian Kinsler Jarrod Saltalamacchia
62.3% 20.1% 5.7% 3.8% 3.8%
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Category Rank (1-30)
25
History & Tradition
How would you rate the sense of tradition and history at the ballpark?
Poor Below Average Average Above Average Excellent
16.3% 38.1% 22.5% 18.1% 5%
Category Rank (1-30)
22
Ballpark Atmosphere
How would you rate the atmosphere at the game?
Poor Below Average Average Above Average Excellent
3.1% 15% 40% 27.5% 14.4%
How would you rate the level of personal comfort when you are sitting in your seat?
Poor Below Average Average Above Average Excellent
2.5% 3.1% 32.9% 41.6% 19.9%
Category Rank (1-30)
26
Fan Intelligence
How would you rate the "baseball intelligence" of the home fans?
Poor Below Average Average Above Average Excellent
9.4% 23.1% 41.3% 18.1% 8.1%
Category Rank (1-30)
13
Fan Hospitality
How would you rate the hospitality offered to fans of the opposing team?
Poor Below Average Average Above Average Excellent
3.8% 2.5% 35% 38.1% 20.6%
What is the worst incident you've witnessed against an opposing fan or yourself?
  • "As a Red Sox fan at Rangers stadium, I have never received any taunting or ill-mannered behavior."
  • "The worst to me is that the opposing team is sometimes cheered more than the home team. I find that embarrassing. Way too much Southern hospitality."
  • "The heat will cause some people to drink more than they typically would."
  • "I saw someone flipping the bird."
  • "Red Sox fans go out of their way to be obnoxious. I won't even go when they are in town."
Category Rank (1-30)
19
Promotions
How would you rate the quality of the promotions/giveaways offered by the home team?
Poor Below Average Average Above Average Excellent
5.1% 8.9% 45.9% 29.3% 10.8%
What is the best promotion/giveaway your team has offered? What is the worst? What is a promotion you'd like to see?
  • "The Dollar Dog Night is the most popular right now. There's not really a worst. I would like to see a Nickel Beer Night combined with Dollar Dog Night"
  • "Best: Thirsty Thursdays -- $2 beers. Worst: Dot race with half-price water as a reward"
  • "They gave away an Ivan Rodriguez poster when he won his 10th Gold Glove to the first 10,000 fans. It's a keepsake i'll have a long time."
  • "All you can eat seats!"
Category Rank (1-30)
27
Getting To The Game
How would you rate the traffic to and from the ballpark?
Poor Below Average Average Above Average Excellent
12.1% 17.8% 37.6% 21.7% 10.8%
How would you rate the parking availability/cost at the ballpark?
Poor Below Average Average Above Average Excellent
13.5% 20.5% 39.7% 19.9% 6.4%
How would you rate the public transportation options to and from the ballpark?
Poor Below Average Average Above Average Excellent
53.3% 18.4% 17.1% 9.2% 2%
Category Rank (1-30)
21
Neighborhood
How would you rate the dining and drinking options within walking distance of the ballpark?
Poor Below Average Average Above Average Excellent
29.9% 28.7% 22.9% 11.5% 7%

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