Texas Monthly Features Texas AirHogs - How Chinese Baseball Came to North Texas

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The AirHogs were a small-time professional team of ex-minor- and major-leaguers in Grand Prairie. Then the Chinese arrived. Texas Monthly tells the story of the exciting and historic partnership with the Chinese Baseball Association (CBA) and Shougang Sports for the 2018 Texas AirHogs season. Read the full article here.

Texas AirHogs are a professional baseball team based in Grand Prairie and are a member of the South Division of the American Association of Independent Baseball.

Heroes Celebrity Baseball

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It's here! The 17th annual Heroes Celebrity Baseball Game is this Friday. It's always a fun event for the entire family. Grab your tickets and support a great cause. 

Check out the line-up for this year’s game (players subject to change):

* Dirk Nowitzki (Dallas Mavericks MVP and 2011 NBA champion)
* Dak Prescott (Dallas Cowboys quarterback)
* Ezekiel Elliott (Dallas Cowboys running back)
* Mark Cuban (Dallas Mavericks owner and star of Shark Tank)
* Sean Lee (Dallas Cowboys linebacker)
* Von Miller (Denver Broncos linebacker)
* Herschel Walker (Heisman Trophy winner and former Dallas Cowboys running back)
* Demarcus Ware (former Dallas Cowboys Pro Bowl linebacker)
* Harrison Barnes (Dallas Mavericks forward) – team manager
* Dennis Smith, Jr. (Dallas Mavericks point guard)
* Dan Bailey (Dallas Cowboys kicker)
* Cole Beasley (Dallas Cowboys wide receiver)
* Chidobe Awuzie (Dallas Cowboys cornerback)
* Anthony Brown (Dallas Cowboys cornerback)
* Rick Carlisle (Dallas Mavericks head coach) – team manager
* La’el Collins (Dallas Cowboys offensive lineman)
* Kyle Collinsworth (Dallas Mavericks guard)
* Matt Dunn (Dallas Rattlers lacrosse team)
* Yogi Ferrell (Dallas Mavericks guard)
* Dorian Finney-Smith (Dallas Mavericks forward)
* Kavon Frazier (Dallas Cowboys safety)
* Devin Harris (former Dallas Mavericks guard)
* Jeff Heath (Dallas Cowboys safety)
* Byron Jones (Dallas Cowboys defensive back)
* Chris Jones (Dallas Cowboys punter)
* Jalen Jones (Dallas Mavericks forward)
* Maximilian Kleber (Dallas Mavericks forward)
* Jourdan Lewis (Dallas Cowboys cornerback)
* Wesley Matthews (Dallas Mavericks guard)
* Salah Mejri (Dallas Mavericks center)
* Dwight Powell (Dallas Mavericks center)
* Geoff Stults (movie and TV actor of movies Only the Brave and 12 Strong) 
* Ben Grieve (former MLB outfielder)
* Vernon Wells (former MLB centerfielder)

Texas AirHogs Welcome Team China

Texas AirHogs are proud to announce an exciting and historic partnership with the Chinese Baseball Association (CBA) and Shougang Sports for the 2018 season. Former MLB skipper John McLaren will serve as the Team Manager. Get tickets to an upcoming game here.

Texas AirHogs are a professional baseball team based in Grand Prairie and are a member of the South Division of the American Association of Independent Baseball. 

Battle Of The Badges

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On Saturday, August 12th, 2017 at 10am the games begin at The Depot at Cleburne Station - the brand new minor league stadium and home to the independent professional team Cleburne Railroaders located at 1906 Brazzle Blvd, Cleburne, Texas 76033. Come cheer on and show your support for the following teams: Brotherhood For The Fallen Fort Worth (FWPD), Irving PD, Mansfield PD, Haltom City PD, Euless PD, Granbury PD, and Arlington PD will compete in this charity fundraising softball tournament benefitting Brotherhood For The Fallen. Following the tournament, don't miss an electrifying concert by JOSH WEATHERS BAND along with an explosive fireworks show! All day family-friendly entertainment includes water slides, dunk tank, ping pong, corn hole & more. There's something for everyone. Admission is only $5 and proceeds support the mission of Brotherhood For The Fallen. This tournament was made possible thanks to the hard work and support of our sponsors,  Cleburne Railroaders, Printed Threads and Crossover Entertainment.

If you build it, they will come.

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The Depot at Cleburne Station is a multi-use facility located in Cleburne, TX that recently opened in May 2017. It is designed to accommodate events year-round including professional baseball and soccer, youth sports, community, charity and corporate events, concerts, and a variety of entertainment.

The Depot is home to two independent sports teams - Cleburne Railroaders and FC Cleburne. The Cleburne Railroaders are an independent professional baseball team in the American Association who return after more than a century after winning the pennant in 1906. FC Cleburne is a Premier Development League soccer team that recently joined the Southern Conference. 

The Depot, spearheaded by Dallas Maverick’s GM Donnie Nelson and Country musician and Cleburne native Randy Rogers, is part of a 75-acre entertainment project located at the center of the southeast corner of U.S. 67 and Chisholm Trail Parkway that not only promises professional sports, but new shopping and dining options with 347,000 square feet of retail space for “big-box and small-box stores,” with pad sites for six restaurants and two hotels. 

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