As soon as her name came over the loudspeaker and her name appeared on the scoreboard at the September 11th Rangers game, the crowd came to their feet and cheered for Jessica Lynch.
It was an emotional beginning to the Rangers home opener. Longtime Texas Rangers fan Robbie Parker was trying to calm his nerves before throwing the ceremonial first pitch in honor of his daughter Emilie, who died in the Newtown school shooting.
Texas A&M’s 2012 Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback Johnny Manziel will headline the pre-game events set for Opening Weekend at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington.
The father of six-year-old Emilie Parker, who was killed in the horrific tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School, will throw the ceremonial first pitch prior to the Texas Rangers’ home opener on Friday, April 5.
Governor Charlie Crist had the honor of throwing out the first pitch
A California man with no arms got a huge hand from fans at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington last night.