Home Plate Update December 2018 - Page 2

Globe Life Park in Arlington to Serve as Home to XFL Franchise in 2020 NEW LIFE For Globe Life Park Big news happens in Arlington, Texas. 2 The XFL is headed to The American Dream City in 2020. Arlington is one of eight cities that will host an XFL team when the league launches February 8-9, 2020. Home games will be played at Globe Life Park, adding another professional sports franchise to Arlington’s world- class Entertainment District. The news comes after today’s news conference in New Jersey with league commissioner/CEO Oliver Luck and XFL Founder and Chairman Vince McMahon. “Arlington, Texas is becoming one of the top sports and entertainment destinations in the Southwest,” said Neil Leibman, Co-Owner & COO of the Texas Rangers. “The addition of XFL will add to the year-round excitement for fans in Arlington and all of North Texas.” The announcement also marks the first step in the process to repurpose Globe Life Park after the Texas Rangers play the team’s last season at the ballpark in 2019.