Texas Rangers Railings

July 20, 2011 by staff 

Texas Rangers RailingsTexas Rangers Railings, Texas Rangers plan to make all the guard rails in the stadium at the same height, bringing some much as a foot after the death of a fan during a recent game. Executive Vice President Rob Matwick Rangers said Tuesday that the team would have all lanes in the front section of seats to 42 inches along the Rangers Ballpark.

Railings are now 30 or 34 inches in most areas around the ballpark of 17 years of age. The construction requirements of the city say it should be at least 26 inches high.

Shannon Stone Brownwood, Texas died after he fell head first on a track during a game on July 7. Stone fell about 20 feet of concrete after reaching to catch a ball thrown his way through the Rangers outfielder Josh Hamilton.

Matwick said the rail in the area where stone is dropped 34 inches.

Notes  • Rangers president Nolan Ryan of, 64 was released from a Houston hospital after tests showed no new problems with their existing heart condition.

• An MRI of Cleveland injured his right knee revealed only Grady Sizemore a bone bruise. There is no timetable for the return of player Everett injured list.

• Stephen Strasburg RHP citizens, rehabbing after Tommy John surgery on his elbow, is 95 miles per hour in a simulated game. The team hopes to pitch in the majors in mid-September.

• Roberto Alomar, who will join the Hall of Fame on Sunday, will have his number 12 retired by the Toronto Blue Jays – the first player in 35 years of franchise history so honored.

• Cardinals SS Ryan Theriot was suspended for two games and fined for making contact with an umpire. He called and played on Tuesday.

• RHP Roy Halladay, who left Monday’s loss against the Cubs due to heat exhaustion, said he hopes his next scheduled departure for the Phillies.

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