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Rangers to be honored by Texas Senate, House

Rangers to be honored by Texas Senate, House

Rangers to be honored by Texas Senate, House
Texas Senator Chris Harris (R-Arlington) and Representative Diane Patrick (R-Arlington) are scheduled to host Rangers CEO Chuck Greenberg, club president Nolan Ryan and manager Ron Washington on Wednesday at the Senate and House chambers in Austin, the club announced Monday.

"The Texas Rangers had an exceptional season and I am honored to welcome them to the Capitol and to congratulate them for their success," said Harris. "I am proud to have this outstanding team in my district and hometown."

"The Representatives in the Texas House are proud to recognize the American League Champion Texas Rangers," said Representative Patrick. "The Rangers' victory over the New York Yankees led to the organization's first trip to the World Series played in Arlington, Texas."

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The Rangers are visiting Austin as a part of the Team Arlington delegation, which will include the Mayor of Arlington, City Council and Chamber of Commerce members, School Board members, Tarrant County Workforce members, University of Texas at Arlington representatives and Tarrant County Community College representatives.

Rhett Bollinger is a reporter for MLB.com. Follow him on Twitter @RhettBollinger This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

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