Globe Life Park was a ballpark that I got a chance to stop by while visiting from friends in the area.
The game I attended was a match-up between the Texas Rangers and the Boston Red Sox. This was after the championship chances of the Rangers and Red Sox but the game was an entertaining and exciting one nonetheless.
Here are my thoughts on Globe Life Park.
The variety of food items is the biggest asset to this ballpark. They literally have anything you can think of in relation to food inside of Globe Life Park. They also have all you can eat seats available in the Cholula Porch area.
The tickets are rather affordable compared to everything else you may find in the area while visiting. The fans inside of the stadium are enthused and keep the game entertaining. The Rangers have a lot of long time fans that attend games as I ran into a few 30 plus year season ticket holders within the park.
The parking and traffic is a nightmare when attending Globe Life Park. Although there is plenty of parking at the lots near the ballpark, they are some of the most expensive I have encountered. There is not a street parking option so you have to park in a paid lot or be prepared to walk a long distance if you find free parking.
The proximity of the ballpark to Six Flags over Texas and AT&T Center is great idea in theory to create an epicenter of entertainment but terrible for navigating in this particular area. There is also no baseball atmosphere surrounding the ballpark. Unlike other arenas and ballparks, there is a lack of surrounding restaurants and bars to help build excitement pregame and keep it alive post game.
Overall Game Day Experience
I would give Globe Life Park a 7.5 out of 10. The ballpark is a very nice structure and looks grand from the outside. The fan support was evident and they packed out the park although they were not viewed as a contending team. They also have some interesting food options but they come at a high cost. The parking prices and location congestion can be problematic for the average fan.