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Who owns the Texas Rangers?

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Going into the 2015 Major League Baseball, the Texas Rangers are owned by a consortium known as the Rangers Baseball Express. The principal members of this ownership group include Ray Davis, Bob Simpson and former pitcher and Baseball Hall of Famer Nolan Ryan. The group purchased the team from Thomas Hicks on August 12, 2010.

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The Rangers began existence as an expansion team in the American League in 1960. The team was located in Washington, D.C., and was the second team to be known as the Senators. The team played in Washington, D.C. from 1960 to 1971. In 1972, the team relocated to Arlington, Texas and changed their name. The team has been to the World Series once, losing to the San Francisco Giants four games to one in 2010.

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