DALLAS (105.3 The Fan) - The Rangers and Globe Life Park will host a round-robin style tournament between three Big 12 teams and three SEC teams next month.
TCU, Texas and Texas Tech will each play games vs Ole Miss, Mississippi State and Arkansas beginning on Feb. 19. All six teams were ranked in the top 10 in the country last week.
Tickets for the State Farm College Baseball Showdown will go on sale to the public at 1:00 p.m. today (1/21). Single day tickets and weekend passes are available for purchase.
Single day tickets are $15 for children 13 and under and $25 for adults. Weekend passes are $30 for children 13 and under and $50 for adults.
Capacity for the games is expected to be limited to between 14,000 and 15,000 fans.
“We are thrilled to welcome six of the top baseball programs in the country to Globe Life Field for the inaugural State Farm College Baseball Showdown,” said Sean Decker, Texas Rangers Executive Vice President, Sports & Entertainment. “We started conversations to make this event a reality back when the new park was in the design phase, and I would like to thank State Farm and all six schools for their unwavering support since that time.
“We can’t wait to welcome all college baseball fans to Globe Life Field starting February 19th.”
Friday, February 19
11:00 a.m.—Mississippi State vs. Texas
3:00 p.m.—Mississippi vs. TCU
7:00 p.m.—Arkansas vs. Texas Tech
Saturday, February 20
11:00 a.m.—TCU vs. Mississippi State
3:00 p.m.—Texas Tech vs. Mississippi
7:00 p.m.—Texas vs. Arkansas
Sunday, February 21
11:00 a.m.—Mississippi State vs. Texas Tech
3:00 p.m.—Mississippi vs. Texas
7:00 p.m.—Arkansas vs. TCU