Wednesday, December 8, 2021
54.2 F
Fort Worth

Texas Rangers set record with Triple Play fundraiser

🕐 1 min read

Sunday’s 2019 Park Place Dealerships Texas Rangers Triple Play Game Show Spectacular established a record for gross receipts with a total of $770,000 raised, the Rangers announced May 6.

Over $225,000, also a record, was raised in the live and silent auctions. The highest amount in the live auction was two $31,000 bids for a private jet trip accompanied by Hall of Famer Ivan Rodriguez to see the Rangers play in Anaheim against the Angels.

The event, which took place at the Hilton Anatole Dallas, was a complete sellout. The net proceeds of Triple Play benefit the programs and projects of the Texas Rangers Baseball Foundation.

The entire Rangers’ team was in attendance for the event, which also featured the players competing in a pair of game shows, Fielders Feud and Heads Up.

The Texas Rangers Baseball Foundation is dedicated to improving the lives of children in need within our community, and provides funding for children, the military and first responders and their families, educational, health, and athletic programming and partnerships.

Since its inception in 1991, the Foundation has invested more than $30 million to help children through support of programs including the Texas Rangers MLB Youth Academy at Mercy Street Sports Complex, presented by Toyota, youth fitness and wellness programs, scholarships, and summer programming for children in challenging circumstances, the Rangers said.

– FWBP Staff

Related Articles

Our Digital Sponsors

Latest Articles

Fort Worth Business Press Logo
This advertisement will close in
00
Months
00
Days
00
Hours
00
Minutes
00
Seconds
seconds..
Click here to continue to Fort Worth Business Press

Not ready to subscribe?

Try a few articles on us.

Enter your email address and we will give you access to three articles a month, to give us a try. You also get an opportunity to receive our newsletter with stories of the day.

This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

Get our email updates

Stay up-to-date with the issues, companies and people that matter most to business in the Fort Worth.

  • Restaurants
  • Technology
  • and more!

FWBP Morning Brief

FWBP 5@5

Weekend Newsletter

  • Banking & Finance
  • Culture
  • Real Estate