Fan Fest scheduled for January 25

The Texas Rangers today announced plans for 2014 Texas Rangers Fan Fest Presented by AT&T. The event is moving back to Rangers Ballpark in Arlington as part of the 20th Anniversary of the park and will take place on Saturday, January 25 from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.

Tickets for Fan Fest went on sale today at texasrangers.com/fanfest or by calling 972.RANGERS.

2014 Fan Fest Presented by AT&T will feature autograph sessions with current Texas Rangers players and coaches with individuals signing in the Capital One Club, Captain Morgan Club, Batters Eye Club, and Texas Rangers Hall of Fame (3rd floor).

Other highlights of the 2014 Texas Rangers Fan Fest Presented by AT&T:

--Interactive Question & Answer sessions with Rangers executives, players and announcers in the Rangers Hall of Fame (1st floor)

--On-field events to include running the bases, bullpen toss and catching pop-ups (weather permitting)

--Pitching, hitting, and fielding clinics conducted by Rangers coaches and alumni

--Free tours of the Rangers clubhouse and dugout

--Free play in the Rangers Kids Zone

--Photo stage with current and former Rangers players

--Rangers Baseball Foundation Sale

--Food and beverages on sale at The Short Stop Grill, Captain Morgan Club, and other Ballpark concession stands

--Merchandise on sale at Ballpark Gift Shop locations.

In addition, 2014 Texas Rangers season ticket and mini-plan packages will be on sale.

Admission to the 2014 Texas Rangers Fan Fest Presented by AT&T is $10.00 for adults, $8.00 for season ticket holders, and $5.00 for children 13 and under. A limited number of Autograph Fast Passes, which guarantee the Fast Pass holders every autograph for every player who will be participating in the formal autograph sessions on Saturday with "front of the line" access, will also be on sale for $300 per pass (Fan Fest event tickets are additional cost). Full details and rules for the Autograph Fast Pass are posted on texasrangers.com/fanfest. Parking at Rangers Ballpark is free for the event.

For more information, please call 972-RANGERS or visit texasrangers.com/fanfest.

A.J. PIERZYNSKI NAMED RECIPIENT OF 2013 HAROLD McKINNEY GOOD GUY AWARD: Catcher A.J. Pierzynski has been selected as the recipient of the 2013 Harold McKinney Good Guy Award by the Dallas-Fort Worth Chapter of the Baseball Writers Association of America. Pierzynski joins Adrian Beltre (Player of the Year), Yu Darvish (Pitcher of the Year), and Martin Perez (Rookie of the Year) as the Rangers 2013 BBWAA Award recipients. The awards will be presented at the 2014 Dr Pepper Texas Rangers Awards Dinner on Friday, January 24 at the Gaylord Texan Resort and Convention Center in Grapevine.

Tickets for the dinner, which will honor a number of baseball personalities and feature appearances by Texas Rangers past and present, are on sale at www.texasrangers.com/awards. Net proceeds benefit the Texas Rangers Baseball Foundation. The dinner will begin at 7:00 p.m. with the reception starting at 6:30 p.m.