Tuesday, April 5, 2011
THE Texas Rangers
Now that opening weekend in Arlington is over, it is safe to say that almost everyone will watching the Ranger's in their quest to win the World Series this season. In an article released by the Texas Rangers ticket sales are discussed. On the first day that tickets were available for fans, more than 108,000 tickets were sold. This is a 15% increase from last year. The Ranger's sold out their first three game of the season smashing all attendance records. The previous attendance record was set when the Ballpark in Arlington first opened in 1994. As of Sunday, more than 150,000 fans attended opening weekend at the Ballpark. With the Rangers carrying over their winning from last season, fans are spending more money in Arlington. Not just at the Ballpark, but all around the city at the restaurants and bars that are playing the games. Also, Rangers merchandise sales is up almost 50% over the last two years. Even in the midst of the poor economy, people are spending money and will continue to spend money as long as the Rangers keep winning.