1. They're Here! They're Here!

    Baseball is not just a sport. It is a roller coaster of emotion that will tear at your very soul if you let it. With each win or loss you find yourself ecstatic or suicidal...

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  2. The Bucket List Revisited

    It is hard to believe it has been a couple of years since I first penned My Bucket List . At the time it was merely an exercise of fiction. The ten items that I listed were so far removed from reality that I questioned why I even listed them...

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  3. Long, Long Ago In a Ballpark Far, Far Away…

    When the Arizona Diamondbacks announced that they would be holding a Star Wars day at Chase Field I felt equal amounts of excitement and fear. On the one hand I grew up with Star Wars and that movie franchise has always held a special place in my heart..

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  4. Lights Out Baseball

    Fourteen years of attending just about every Arizona Diamondbacks game at Chase Field you would think that you would have about seen everything. There was the no-hitter thrown by then St...

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  5. Pool Party Champion Style

    When the San Francisco Giants ended their series with the Los Angeles Dodgers by losing it set the stage for a three-game set against the surprising Arizona Diamondbacks who no one besides their manager Kirk Gibson thought would compete this year...

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  6. How to Survive an Off-Day

    Over the course of 162 game season that covers nearly six months the Diamondbacks have approximately 12 days off. When you stop to think about it, that is a huge commitment...

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  7. Putting Things in Perspective

    On Monday I took part in the Arizona Diamondbacks first annual TweetUp . I was seated next to Diamondbacks CEO Derrick Hall who I have known since he became the team’s president after the 2005 season...

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  8. Diamondbacks Tweet Up a Huge Success

    Before Monday’s game with the Pittsburgh Pirates, the Arizona Diamondbacks held their first annual Tweetup...

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  9. They Be Walking the Plank, The Scurvy Dogs

    Sometimes you have to tip your hats to the scheduling gurus at Major League Baseball. A lot of people will point to the September schedule and applaud the job they did to create meaningful match-ups as the season winds down...

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  10. Diamondbacks to Host First Ever Tweet Up

    I remember when I was in elementary school. We were studying what I thought was ancient American history. Our teacher Mrs. Quick was attempting to explain to us what life was like before the advent of the television...

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  11. A Day of Remembrance

    Those old enough to remember the events of September 11, 2001 can likely tell you exactly where they were when they received the news of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center ...

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  12. World Series Reunion

    “2001 World Championship Reunion Weekend” was how it was listed on the promotions schedule the Arizona Diamondbacks sent out before the season began...

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  13. Throwback Jersey

    I still remember that fateful day in 2006. Shortly after the conclusion of the season rumors began to swirl that the Arizona Diamondbacks were considering making a change to their uniforms and logo...

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  14. Thirteen Doesn't Have to Be Bad Luck

    The Arizona Diamondbacks began a four game series with the San Diego Padres. It was a rather meaningless game with respect to the standings. The Diamondbacks had eliminated the Padres playoff hopes the day before...

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  15. Basking in the Moment

    As the Arizona Diamondbacks recorded the final out in the bottom of the ninth inning at Coors Field, it was more than just the end to another game in a 162-game schedule...

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  16. Deadline Day Has Frantic End

    This year’s first-year amateur draft was lauded as one of the deepest talent pools in a very long time...

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  17. Would Diamondbacks Consider Trade for LoMo?

    Perhaps one of the stranger stories to come out this weekend was news that the Florida Marlins were sending rookie outfielder Logan Morrison back to Triple-A New Orleans...

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  18. The High Cost of Winning

    Going into the weekend series against the New York Mets, the Arizona Diamondbacks found themselves with a one-game lead over the San Francisco Giants. The Mets were coming off a series against the San Diego Padres where they lost two of three...

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  19. Diamondbacks in First Place but Does Anyone Notice?

    Phoenix is an interesting sports town. They like to think of themselves as avid sports fans and quickly point to the fact that they are only one of a handful of cities who have a ...

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  20. Have the D-backs Enabled Fans Too Much?

    Two years ago the Arizona Diamondbacks introduced a program that allows fans to send text messages to security to report unruly fan behavior during a game...

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  21. Not Losing Sight on a Trade

    Leading up to the non-waiver trade deadline there will be a multitude of transactions announced. Each team involved is making a calculated guess that their team will become stronger as a result of a deal...

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  22. Diamondbacks Ink Top Draft Pick

    It has been a busy time for Arizona Diamondbacks first-round pick Trevor Bauer. Shortly after his collegiate career ended Bauer became the number three selection of the 2011 amateur draft going to the Arizona Diamondbacks...

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  23. Lunch Box Woes

    Each season there are a handful of promotional giveaways that stand out as “must haves”. At least that is the consensus among my family...

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  24. Roland Hemond Becomes First Diamondback in Hall of Fame

    One of the highlights of my life was meeting Roland Hemond who is a Special Assistant to CEO/President Derrick Hall. Hemond is one of the most amazing men you will ever meet...

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  25. Disaster Strikes Diamondbacks Infield

    One of the biggest fears a baseball fan has is the thought of his or her favorite team losing a key member of the team to season-ending injury...

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