2014 TEXAS RANGERS ALUMNI WEEKEND EVENTS FOR AUGUST 23
Tom Schieffer to be inducted as 17th member of Texas Rangers Hall of Fame on Saturday
Alumni Autograph Schedule Announced for Weekend
Arlington, Texas—Former Rangers President Tom Schieffer will be inducted as the 17th member of the Texas Rangers Baseball Hall of Fame in a pre-game on-field ceremony on Saturday beginning at 6:35 p.m. First pitch of the Rangers-Royals game on Saturday has been moved to 7:25 p.m.
Schieffer, whose tenure as the franchise’s chief executive was highlighted by his role in the building of a new ballpark in Arlington, was selected for the Rangers’ highest honor for his contributions to the franchise in a “non-playing capacity”, joining Johnny Oates (2003), Tom Vandergriff (2004), Mark Holtz (2005), Tom Grieve (2010), and Eric Nadel (2012) as Hall of Famers in that category.
In addition over 50 former Rangers players and coaches are participating in the Alumni Weekend activities. Alumni will be signing autographs on the Globe Life Park concourse on Saturday and Sunday. The schedule is below.
SATURDAY, AUGUST 23
On-field induction of Tom Schieffer into the Texas Rangers Baseball Hall of Fame, 6:35 p.m.
–Rangers Hall of Famers Rusty Greer, Tom Grieve, Toby Harrah, Eric Nadel, Ivan Rodriguez, and Jim Sundberg will be in attendance.
ALUMNI AUTOGRAPH SCHEDULE FOR SATURDAY AND SUNDAY
Saturday, 5:00-5:30 p.m. Sunday, 12:30-1:00 p.m.
Mike Bascik, Sr. Gerald Alexander
Jerry Browne Tommy Boggs
Frank Catalanotto German Duran
Reggie Cleveland Ted Ford
Tim Crabtree Larry Hardy
Keith Creel Rudy Jaramillo
Rusty Greer Pat Mahomes
Jose Guzman Tommy Moore
Jim Norris Bill Stein
Pete O’Brien DeWayne Vaughn
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