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The Rangers will break ground Sept. 29on anew ballpark, and the new Globe Life Field will boastall the great features and amenitiesyou would expect in a $1.1 billion facility.On Thursday, the club https://www.metsedge.com/new-york-mets/tug-mcgraw-jersey and builder HKS Architects revealed updated design renderings of the ballpark, which is scheduled to open in 2020. One of the significant changes: seating capacity has been reduced from 50,000 to 41,000 or 42,000. The highlight is a retractable roof with a huge skylight.Rangers unveil new renderings of Globe Life Field https://t.co/K8dizv5TVH pic.twitter.com/b9P5g2fZw4 WFAA-TV (@wfaachannel8) September 21, 2017 A gla s wall along https://www.metsedge.com/new-york-mets/jose-reyes-jersey the outfield concourse will also allow natural light to fill the park.The exterior of the ballpark, built adjacent to the club’s current Globe Life Park Dwight Gooden Jersey , will feature extensive landscaping.One design element still to be determined is the playing surface, and whether it will be natural gra s or artificial turf.According to Star-Telegram, the playing surface will be 70 feet below street level, and there is concern it will be too shady for gra s to grow well.