The Last Word: Why 15,000 Texas Rangers Fans Are Showing Off This Bling Today

“It’s a chance for the fans to finally get their rings.”

Texas Rangers spokesman
.…on the 15,000 replica Corey Seager World Series rings given to fans at Globe Life Field last night, via WFAA.

Super Bowl rings are famous for being gob-smacking, but North Texans can be forgiven for being unfamiliar with World Series rings, since the Texas Rangers went through a 52-year drought before the team finally won it all in 2023.

So when the Rangers unveiled their own innovative rings a couple months ago, fans lusted after every easter egg detail: the “swappable” jeweled logo toppers; the “trap door” on the back hiding a piece of leather from a World Series baseball; the 103 blue sapphires for the team’s 2023 wins and 23 red rubies for the year they won the World Series trophy; the “Went and Took It” slogan; the ring’s hefty 150-gram weight (same as an MLB baseball); and much more—all designed by Jason of Beverly Hills.

Last night, the Rangers presented free replica Corey Seager World Series rings to the first 15,000 fans at the team’s game against the Cleveland Guardians at Globe Life Field

“It is a replica, but it looks very much like what the players received, and as replicas go, this is very nice,” a Rangers spokesman told WFAA. “It took us 52 years to get this ring, so we’re going to celebrate it for a while.”

Some of those 15,000 fans are striking while the iron is hot. Many replica rings are already listed on eBay—with one listing asking for $750.

If you missed out last night, Rangers fans will have 9 more game opportunities to get replica rings this season, from the Adolis Garcia version to Marcus Semien, Bruce Bochy, and more. Here’s that game schedule.

And you can see a video showcasing all the actual official (and much more expensive) Rangers ring details in this KDFW report.

For more of who said what about all things North Texas, check out Every Last Word.

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