Arizona Diamondbacks Archives

Diamondbacks will try to set world record

2012 Employee Appreciation Dinner

PetSmart, the Arizona Diamondbacks, Nylabone and AvoDerm Natural Pet Foods have teamed up to set a Guinness World Records title for the most dogs attending a sporting event. They will need 1,000 dogs needed to set the world record. The attempt will be officiated by a Guinness World Records adjudicator and takes place Sunday, May… Read More →

Could downtown Phoenix survive without D-backs?

The Arizona Diamondbacks have called Chase Field home since 1998. (Photo By Blake Benard/Cronkite News)

Call it the Arizona Diamondbacks effect. Eighteen years ago the major league baseball team moves into new stadium digs, known as cutting edge for its retractable roof and acknowledged as an economic magnet for the businesses built on blocks surrounding the facility in downtown Phoenix. The team, whose downtown neighbors include the Phoenix Suns pro… Read More →

Diamondbacks have the lowest Fan Cost Index in MLB

Diamondbacks, Chase Field

The Arizona Diamondbacks have the lowest Fan Cost Index ($132.10) in Major League Baseball for the 10th consecutive season in a row, according to a Team Marketing Report. The D-backs finished almost $88 below the industry average of $219.53. The Fan Cost Index is a representative look at the costs for a family of four… Read More →

Dbacks honor past playoff performances with #DbacksTBT

Baseball 2001 World Series Game 7: Arizona Diamondbacks Luis Gonzalez #20 in action, hitting game winning hit vs New York Yankees.
Bank 1 Ballpark/Phoenix, AZ 11/04/01
Photo: Al Tielemans

The Arizona Diamondbacks will host five Throwback Thursdays, presented by Chase, this season and will include a poster giveaway for the first 5,000 fans at each Thursday game. Each Throwback Thursday (#DbacksTBT) will have a theme of a D-backs playoff team throughout history and this Thursday will be the first of the season honoring the… Read More →

Salt River Fields named best Cactus League facility

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The Arizona Diamondbacks announced that Salt River Fields at Talking Stick has been named the top Cactus League Spring Training complex in 2016 by Ballpark Digest. The honor was voted on by readers of Ballpark Digest and Spring Training Online, with Salt River Fields capturing 70-percent of the vote from more than 12,000 voting participants. Salt River Fields has… Read More →

Diamondbacks plan new menu items for Chase Field

2012 Employee Appreciation Dinner
by in Eat | Experience AZ Magazine | Play

In keeping up with the ongoing trend of ludicrous, yet delicious food at Baseball parks, the Arizona Diamondbacks and Levy Restaurants have expanded the menu at Chase Field in 2016, including a new Cheeseburger Dog and additional Vegan options for all fans to enjoy. New to the menu in 2016: Cheeseburger Dog Made from char-grilled… Read More →

Ryan House to host annual fundraiser with Luis Gonzalez

Ryan House

Ryan House, a nonprofit that provides respite care, therapy, pediatric palliative care and end-of-life care to children, is hosting its annual fundraiser on Friday, May 6th from 7:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. at the Frank Lloyd Wright Ballroom at the Arizona Biltmore. Special guests at this year’s fundraiser include former Arizona Diamondbacks player Luis Gonzalez, Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton along… Read More →

Could the Diamondbacks leave Chase Field?

Fan Fest

Maricopa County denied the Arizona Diamondback’s relief request from a provision in the team’s contract that hinders the team from seeking new stadium options until four years before the contract expires. Derrick Hall, president and CEO of the Arizona Diamondbacks, expressed his frustrations Thursday at a press conference after the dispute between the team and… Read More →

Here’s your 2016 Cactus League schedule

2016 Cactus League Schedule

It’s finally March, and that means the 2016 Cactus League season is finally here. Spring Training games officially started on Tuesday with the Cincinnati Reds playing against the Cleveland Indians while the Arizona Diamondbacks face off against the University of Arizona. On Wednesday the fun begins as the fifteen participating teams in the Cactus League… Read More →

Phoenix Art Museum exhibits famed baseball card collection

Phoenix Art Museum
by in Experience AZ Magazine | Play

Phoenix Art Museum will feature a specially-ticketed limited-engagement exhibition of some of the rarest and most important baseball cards in the history of the sport beginning March 9 through April 24. Drawn from the Diamondbacks Collection, carefully and painstakingly amassed by Ken Kendrick, longtime collector and managing general partner of the Arizona Diamondbacks, The Ultimate… Read More →

As Cactus League returns, impact felt across the Valley

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by in AZ Business Magazine | Economy

At opposite ends of the Valley, two cities with different histories and cultures share a common denominator: tourists flock there when the calendar flips to March in Scottsdale and Goodyear. Spring training has arrived. “It’s the perfect place,” Arizona Diamondbacks President and CEO Derrick Hall said. “It’s spring training and it’s spring break.” Cactus League… Read More →

Pavilions offers deals for Cactus League fans

Talking Stick Pavilions
by in Eat | Experience AZ Magazine | Play

The Pavilions will welcome returning fans with special restaurant and entertainment offers as the Diamondbacks and Rockies open their 2016 season at nearby Salt River Fields. With over 65 restaurants, retailers and entertainment venues, The Pavilions at Talking Stick is the one-stop for fans to grab a bite, enjoy a brew and do a little… Read More →

Arizona Diamondbacks’ Fan Fest is Feb. 20

Fan Fest
by in Experience AZ Magazine | Play

The Arizona Diamondbacks will host the 12th annual Subway D-backs Fan Fest on Saturday, February 20. The event will run from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Chase Field, with early entry at 11:00 a.m. for D-backs Season Ticket Holders and D-backs Give Back Jersey program participants. The free event will offer fans unprecedented access… Read More →

ACC Awards honor Arizona’s top in-house attorneys

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Effective corporate counsel has never been more important than it is in Arizona’s evolving knowledge-based economy. Thursday night, before a sold-out crowd at The Camby/Autograph Collection Hotel (formerly the Ritz-Carlton), Az Business magazine recognized the important and vital role that in-house counsel plays in the success of a business with the Arizona Corporate Counsel Awards (ACC… Read More →