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Texas Rangers Baseball Foundation finalizes auction for sold out TEX Gala, presented by Choctaw Casinos & Resorts

June 15, 2022

2022 TEX Gala, presented by Choctaw Casinos & Resorts, scheduled for June 20 at Globe Life Field; all proceeds benefit the Texas Rangers Baseball Foundation. Live and silent auctions to feature exclusive Rangers experiences and trips; bidding with Bitcoin and Bitcoin Lightning made possible through a new partnership with Dello Crypto Payments.

Arlington, Texas, June 15th, 2022 — The Texas Rangers Baseball Foundation will host the 2022 TEX Gala, presented by Choctaw Casinos & Resorts at Globe Life Field on Monday, June 20. All proceeds from the event will benefit the Texas Rangers Baseball Foundation and its community initiatives.

Beginning at 5:30 p.m., VIP guests will have a private cocktail hour in the Lexus Home Plate Club, presented by American Airlines. The TEX Gala cocktail hour, presented by Coca-Cola, will begin at 6 p.m., followed by dinner on the playing surface of Globe Life Field and a live performance from three-time GRAMMY Award winner Darius Rucker.

Attendees will also have the opportunity to bid on live and silent auction items that feature exclusive Rangers experiences and an assortment of sports and Hollywood memorabilia.

New this year, the Texas Rangers Baseball Foundation has partnered with Dello Crypto Payments, allowing guests to utilize their mobile crypto wallets to purchase auction items with Bitcoin and Bitcoin Lightning.

Silent and Live auction items available for bidding include:

  • Enjoy Labor Day Weekend in Boston with members of the Rangers ownership group, Foundation Board Chairman Neil Leibman and his wife, Amy. Watch the Rangers and Red Sox series, get an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour of Fenway Park, meet National Baseball Hall of Famer Dennis Eckersley, and enjoy some of Boston’s legendary restaurants.

  • Outdoor enthusiasts will love this six-day trip to Angry Eagle Lodge in Lake Iliamna, Alaska, one of Field and Stream Magazine’s top 25 Fishing Lodges in North America. Enjoy fly fishing for Rainbow Trout, Char, Grayling, five species of Pacific Salmon, and a chance to encounter Alaskan brown bears.

  • Globe Life Field has become a premier concert venue in North Texas, and you can catch some of the biggest names in music from a classic suite for 20 people. Concerts include Def Leppard, Mötley Crüe, Poison, and Joan Jett on August 22, Lady Gaga: The Chromatica Ball on August 23, the Red Hot Chili Peppers on September 18, and Elton John on September 30.

  • Cigars, Leather, and Whiskey: this package includes a bottle of the highly coveted Pappy Van Winkle’s Old Rip Van Winkle Bourbon, a custom Saddleback Leather trunk signed on the inside by the 2022 Texas Rangers, a custom Rangers humidor from Texas-based Vanderburgh Humidors, and a selection of fine cigars.

  • Bring seven of your closest friends to an exclusive wine pairing at the award-winning Clay Pigeon restaurant in Fort Worth hosted by two Rangers greats, who have the highest single-season win totals in the Texas Rangers’ 50-year history – Ferguson Jenkins with 25 wins in 1974 and Jim Kern with 13 relief wins in 1979.

Last year's inaugural TEX Gala, headlined by GRAMMY Award-Winning country music artist Tim McGraw, raised a total of $1.625 million for the Texas Rangers Baseball Foundation to continue its support of the North Texas community.

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About the Texas Rangers Baseball Foundation

Since its inception in 1991, the Foundation has invested more than $50 million in our community and is dedicated to improving the lives of children in need. The Foundation provides funding for children, the military, first responders and their families, through educational, health, and athletic programming and partnerships. Signature programs include the Texas Rangers MLB Youth Academy at Mercy Street Sports Complex, presented by Toyota, the 2018 Allan H. Selig Award for Philanthropic Excellence award-winning Richard Greene Scholars, the Charley Pride Fellowship Program and the 50th Anniversary Legacy Grant Program. Faced with ever-increasing needs in the communities, the foundation provides more financial support than ever to our neighbours in need through the support of partner organizations and emergency relief organizations.

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