The Texas Rangers finally made it to the World Series on Friday Night by beating the New York Yankees in Arlington, Texas. It was awesome witnessing a franchise finally take the next step. You don’t often get a chance to see history, but that is exactly what we witnessed on Friday night as the Ranger’s clinch in front of the home crowd.
Check out the pictures from around the ballpark as the moment was unfolding. They were taken with my cell phone as I forgot my camera and flip phone. I know, I am a genius.
The “Hello World Series” is a tribute to longtime Ranger play-by-play announcer Mark Holtz who died in 1997. His signature phrase was “Hello, win column” following Ranger wins during his tenure. Nice tribute to a classic here in Dallas-Fort Worth. Here are some other classic shots,
Here are some more shots, on is A-Rod looking at a called third strike to end the ALCS. The other pictures are the ensuing celebration.
This is a fan video of the final out!