Tomorrow, a Rangers Rally. Better Late Than Never? Also: A Look at the Low, Low Ratings.
On a related note, the teevee numbers for the 2010 World Series are in, and turns out earlier predictions about low ratings were spot on. As in: "Despite the historical impact of the five-game series, Fox posted the second-lowest deliveries in the history of the Fall Classic." Only Phillies-Rays in '08 posted worse numbers -- 13.6 million on average versus 14.3 million this go-round.
And, yup, that's country singer Neal McCoy at left. Sitting next to Nolan Ryan from National Anthem to final out, he was a big ol' hit last night -- oft-recognized, even in his ballcap and fake Rangers-tats tee, he was mighty gracious about posing for pics with fans. And the Jacksonville, Texas, native sure did like waving the state flag. See for yourself on the other side.
RANGERS RALLY PESENTED BY FOX SPORTS SOUTHWEST TO BE HELD ON WEDNESDAY NIGHT AT 6:00 P.M. AT RANGERS BALLPARK IN ARLINGTONArlington, TX--Rangers fans will have the opportunity to celebrate a magical 2010 season on Wednesday night in Arlington. Rangers Rally Presented by Fox Sports Southwest in partnership with the City of Arlington will take place tomorrow night, Wednesday, November 3 at 6:00 p.m. outside Rangers Ballpark in Arlington.
Celebration saluting 2010 season is in partnership with City of Arlington and features Rangers players and executives
Rangers Rally will feature appearances and remarks by Managing Partner and CEO Chuck Greenberg, President Nolan Ryan, General Manager Jon Daniels, Manager Ron Washington, and a number of the players from the 2010 American League Champions.
City of Arlington Mayor Dr. Robert Cluck and other city officials will also participate along with Rangers Captain, the Rangers Six Shooters, and other special guests. Large video screens will be showing highlights of the 2010 ride to the World Series, and other features are also planned.
Fox Sports Southwest will televise Rangers Rally live from 6:00-7:00 p.m. FSSW's John Rhadigan will serve as master of ceremonies. Budweiser is a presenting sponsor of Rangers Rally.
There is no admission charge to Rangers Rally, which will be held on Lot J on the West Side of Rangers Ballpark in Arlington. Free parking will be available in Rangers Lots A, B, C, M, and N and Cowboys Stadium Lot 4 beginning at 2:00 p.m. Fans should note that Nolan Ryan Expressway between Road to Six Flags and Randol Mill Road will be closed beginning at 8:00 a.m. on Wednesday morning.