Arizona Diamondbacks Archives

D-backs CEO Derrick Hall answers fan questions

The Arizona Diamondbacks Evening on the Diamond Presented by University of Phoenix at Chase Field on March 30, 2012.  (Photo by Jordan Megenhardt/Arizona Diamondbacks)

Each month Arizona Diamondbacks CEO and President Derrick Hall answers questions from fans, and for the first time Hall answered fan questions on reddit, a message-board style social network. The questions were posted on one of reddit’s subpages, otherwise known as subreddits, called r/baseball. Hall started answering questions at 2 p.m., Thursday, and lasted for about… Read More →

D-backs pay tribute to Joe Garagiola when Yankees arrive

Fan Fest

The Arizona Diamondbacks will pay tribute to the late Joe Garagiola during a pregame ceremony on May 16 that will include the Hall of Famer’s family and friends as well as some of baseball’s most well-known personalities. The former big league catcher, broadcaster and national icon passed away on March 23 at the age of… Read More →

D-backs naming street after Randy Johnson

RandyJohnson

The Arizona Diamondbacks and City of Phoenix announced Monday that Randy Johnson Way (#RJWay), the new name for the street in front of Chase Field, will be dedicated during a ceremony on May 12 at 5 p.m. on 4th St. between Jefferson and Jackson. Johnson will be in attendance along with D-backs leadership and other dignitaries and… Read More →

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

Cactus League

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

Cactus League
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 →