Hall of Famer and former Texas Rangers CEO Nolan Ryan is the featured speaker at UT Arlington’s First Pitch Fundraiser at 6:30 p.m. Friday at the Capital One Club at Rangers Ballpark.UTA baseball coach Darin Thomas will talk about the upcoming season, the Mavericks’ first in the Sun Belt Conference. The evening also includes the presentation of the 2013 WAC championship rings. Sponsorship packages are available for $2000, which includes eight (8) passes to meet-and-photo opportunity with Ryan, a Ryan autographed jersey and Ryan autographed baseballs. For sponsorships, please contact Craig Shaver at 817-272-9608 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Tickets are $50 for adults and $25 for students, and available at UTATickets.com. Parking at Rangers Ballpark is available in Lot J and access to the Capital 1 Club will be through the Home Plate gate entrance.