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Rangers Bringing Youth Baseball Back to West Dallas with Opening of RBI Academy

December 14, 2017

“Welcome to the sprawling new Texas Rangers MLB Youth Academy at Mercy Street Sports Complex, in West Dallas for which the Rangers ownership and the team’s charitable foundation led a $14 million fundraising drive to give a little baseball – and hopefully a lot of life guidance – to an underserved community.

On Tuesday, the Rangers, Mercy Street and sponsorship partners (including presenting sponsor Toyota) will cut the ribbons on a place that will rival a state-of-the art spring training complex: Five outdoor fields to serve kids from the ages of 6 through 18, including the new home parks for Pinkston and Sunset High Schools; a full-size indoor infield which can also host offseason workouts for major leaguers; a weight room; and, perhaps most importantly, four classrooms that can host up to 120 people.”

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