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Texas Rangers get World Series Championship rings during special pregame ceremony

ARLINGTON, Texas - The Texas Rangers were presented with their 2023 World Series Championship rings.

There was a ceremony before Saturday’s game against the Chicago Cubs at Globe Life Field to give the rings to players and staff members.

Fans got to the stadium early to watch the presentation and cheer on as their favorite players got their rings from manager Bruce Bochy and general manager Chris Young.

Players were trying on their new bling after the ceremony.

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Fans were excited to witness the championship ring ceremony and keep the momentum going into the second game of the season.

Fans are full of hope, anticipation, and excitement for the start of a new season.

"I’m so excited just thinking about it. When we first came to get our tickets, I could just hardly wait for today," Ana Perez said.

Excited for a chance to see their favorite players back on the field.

"It’s for Jonah Heim because he’s been my favorite player for like a really long time now and I even got a shirt," Taylor Young said. "All the shirts that I have say Jonah Heim on the back of them. He’s just my favorite player."

On Opening Day, fans witnessed the unveiling of the championship banner.

At Saturday’s game, the players received their championship rings.

"I was looking at the rings earlier and they’re nice. I’m very proud of this franchise and very proud of the guys getting the rings. I’m excited for them. I’m looking forward to it," Frank Cornwall said.

The crowd cheered loud for key players from the World Series like Corey Seager and Marcus Semien.

"We love the Rangers with all of our hearts, so I hope that they make it again, and if not, we’ll continue coming and supporting them, VIVA those Texas Rangers!" Perez said.

Perez is not alone, as many fans want to see the team win back-to-back championships.

"Just the excitement of the day-by-day games. Play it one game at a time and see where we go from here, hopefully another championship," Mary Cornwall said.

The Rangers are starting off strong after the team won Opening Day with a walk-off hit in extra innings.

"Kind of showing the resiliency that they had last year and it’s continuing this year. Very excited, very happy, very proud," Frank Cornwall said.

The rings were designed by Jason of Beverly Hills, who has designed rings for NBA, NFL, and NHL championship teams.

The Texas Rangers are his first World Series ring.

The rings feature visible and hidden tributes to the team’s World Series win last season.

There are 103 blue sapphires on the top of the ring for the total number of wins in in the regular season and postseason, along with 23 red rubies to represent the year the Rangers won the World Series.

One of the hidden tributes is by removing the top, there is an 11-0 and "ROAD Dominance" to remember the team’s undefeated record in the postseason.

There are several more meaningful features, including each ring will include a small covering of a baseball that was used in the 2023 World Series.