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No Good, The Bad, The Ugly: Twitter Reacts To New Name For Rangers Ballpark

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The Rangers Ballpark has a new name: Globe Life Park in Arlington.

Folks on Twitter are reacting strongly to the news that Rangers Ballpark has a name change. Many aren't happy.

Goodbye Rangers Ballpark -- hello Globe Life Park in Arlington. Globe Life is an insurance company with North Texas ties. It's a 10-year deal, but financial terms haven't been announced. The Rangers were one of 10 professional baseball clubs that hadn't sold naming rights. (In 2004, the Ballpark was changed to Ameriquest Field in Arlington. That name lasted three years.)

Here's a sampling of responses to the new name:

 

 

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