Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
- There are a total of 10 general entries.
Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
Ameriquest Field in Arlington
1995. The NL defeated the AL 3-2 when The Ballpark hosted the All Star game in 1995.
|In the year 2000, the Ballpark in Arlington changed the dimensions of several fences. Which fence stayed the same distance from home plate?||Ameriquest Field in Arlington
Center field. Centerfield continued to be an even 400 feet away from home plate. The left field corner is 332 feet away, left center 390, right center 381, and right field corner 326 feet. The Right field dimensions mean nothing to a left-handed hitter in Arlington, as Texas wind gusts soar from centerfield, bounce off the seats behind home plate, and turn into jet streams soaring towards right-center field, causing the ball to carry during the summer months.
New York Yankees. The Yankees scored two runs in the ninth inning for a 3-2 victory over Texas in front of 50,860 at The Ballpark in Arlington.
Dave Nilsson. Dave Nilsson, Milwaukee Brewer, hit the first home run at the Rangers new park off starting pitcher Kenny Rogers during Opening Day at the Ballpark in Arlington, April 11, 1994.
A lady fell out of the right field home run porch. At the regular season opening of The Ballpark at Arlington, a fan posing for pictures fell from the railing of the right field home run porch. Hollye Minter fell some 35 feet and broke her right arm, ribs, and several bones in her neck. The Brewers went on to defeat the Rangers, 4-3.
|The grass batter's eye (hitter's background in center field) was named after a well-known Metroplex figure. Who was it named after in 1997?||Ameriquest Field in Arlington
Richard Greene. Greene's hill was named after former Arlington Mayor Richard Greene in November, 1997.
Texas Historical Figures. The parking lots are named for a different Texas historical figure involved in the era of the Republic of Texas in the 1830s and 1840s.
New York Mets. The first organized game at Ameriquest Field in Arlington was an exhibition game between the Texas Rangers and New York Mets on April 1, 1994. The first regular season game was against the Milwaukee Brewers on April 11, 1994. Ironically enough, the first two teams the Rangers played in their new stadium were later both part of the National League.