Hailey Kinsel threw the ceremonial first pitch at the Texas Rangers vs. New York Yankees Monday night game at Globe Life Field, the new home of The American Rodeo.
Three-time champion of The American Rodeo and three-time Women’s Professional Rodeo Association World Champion Barrel Racer Hailey Kinsel took her best shot on the mound throwing out the ceremonial first pitch at the Texas Rangers vs. New York Yankees Monday night game at Globe Life Field, the new home of The American Rodeo.
Rangers pitcherTaylor Hearn caught the pitch to officially commence the game.
At Globe Life Field, rodeo fans and athletes will be immersed in arena-wide action and can enjoy a multitude of entertainment offerings. Events will include The American Contender Tournament Finals, Contender Tournament Wild Card, The American Performance Horseman, star-studded music, a Western festival experience and more. For competitors, Globe Life Field provides them with an unprecedented platform to showcase eight rodeo disciplines, including bareback, saddle bronc, barrel racing, breakaway roping, tie-down roping, team roping, steer wrestling and bull riding. The American Rodeo will debut a competitive exhibition — The American Performance Horseman – on Friday, March 10, 2023, at Globe Life Field to execute an additional three Western equine sport disciplines: reining, reined cow horse and cutting.
Globe Life Field, a world-class multipurpose sports and entertainment venue, was built as a public-private partnership between the City of Arlington and the Texas Rangers, who made the venue their home stadium in 2020. Measuring at 1.8 million square feet with a 5.5-acre retractable roof, Globe Life Field hosts numerous large-scale national and regional sports and entertainment events throughout the year. It has the distinctive capabilities to allow for The Crown Jewel of Rodeo™ to have a single, landmark destination over a days-long celebration of Western sports and culture.
Ticketing information, headlining musical talent and on-sale will be announced in fall of 2022. For more information on The American Rodeo, visit www.americanrodeo.com.