Academy Notebook: Texas Rangers Youth Academy Holiday party

December 15th, 2023

Neil Leibman hosts annual Holiday party for Rangers Youth Academy families

The Texas Rangers Youth Academy held its annual Holiday party, hosted by Neil Leibman and family, earlier this week on Wednesday, Dec. 13.

Leibman, the Rangers President of Business Operations and COO, and Texas Rangers Baseball Foundation Chairman, annually hosts the celebration in conjunction with the Rangers Foundation for Youth Academy families to enjoy the spirit of the holiday season.

At this year’s party, around 450 children belonging to 130 families gathered at the Academy’s Beltré Field, where they received an assortment of gifts, including toys, games, Bluetooth speakers, and baseball and softball equipment.

Rangers Vice President and General Manager Chris Young and his wife, Liz, also provided families in attendance gift baskets packed with blankets, towels and everyday supplies like household cleaners and paper products, laundry detergent, toothbrushes and toothpaste.

Also at the celebration were photo ops with the Commissioner’s Trophy, Santa Claus, Rangers Captain, two live reindeer, Cupid and Comet and guests enjoyed holiday crafts, writing letters to Santa, hot chocolate and Golden Chick for dinner.