Rangers start to raise railings

Updated: January 5, 2012, 8:19 PM ET
By Richard Durrett | ESPNDallas.com

ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Texas Rangers are in the early stages of installing railings throughout Rangers Ballpark in Arlington in an effort to make the park safer for fans.

Shortly after 39-year-old Brownwood firefighter Shannon Stone died from injuries suffered in a fall over a railing in left-center field on July 7, the Rangers inspected the park's railings and decided to raise them to 42 inches in the front row at all levels. The club said the entire park will have the new railings by ...

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