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D-backs have lowest Fan Cost Index for 9th straight year

2012 Employee Appreciation Dinner

The Arizona Diamondbacks (@Dbacks, @LosDbacks) have the lowest Fan Cost Index ($126.89) in Major League Baseball for the ninth consecutive season, it was announced by Team Marketing Report. The D-backs finished almost $85 below the industry average of $211.68. The Fan Cost Index is a representative look at the costs for a family of four… Read More →

MLB Goes To Bat For Boys & Girls Clubs Of Greater Scottsdale

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale
by in Connections | Events

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale Lehi Branch, which serves youth from the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community, is pleased to announce renovations to its facility, which includes the construction of a performance stage complete with lighting and sound system, upgraded fitness equipment, a computer lab, décor improvements and a painted mural representing… Read More →

Albert Pujols Adds Extra Excitement To Tempe Spring Training

by in Play Ball

Beautiful weather, sunny skies, hotdogs, beer, and now, Albert Pujols, one of the most prolific players in the MLB over the last decade will be apart of Arizona’s Spring Training season. Three-time MVP, and reigning World Series champion as part of the St. Louis Cardinals last season, Pujols signed a new contract with the Anaheim… Read More →

Podcast: Andres Torres & Playing With ADHD

by in Podcasts | Sports

This summer, the Chusy Haney-Jardine directed documentary “Gigante” will be hitting theaters. “Gigante” is a documentary that follows Torres through his daily routine as a professional athlete and how he handles performing at such a high level while living with ADHD. Torres spent 10 years in the minor leagues fighting with himself to perform at… Read More →

Centennial Series: Photos Then And Now — Mesa, Ariz.

Centennial Photos Then and Now, Mesa - AZ Business Magazine May/June 2011

The saying, “The more things change, the more they stay the same” aptly describes the relationship the city of Mesa and the Chicago Cubs share. Major League Baseball first came to Mesa for spring training in 1952. Back then, the Cubs made Rendezvous Park their home until it was razed in 1976 and replaced with… Read More →

Diamondbacks Start Off Season Right

Arizona Diamondbacks vs Colorado Rockies - Image provided by Salvatoredbacks from
by in Blogs | Sports

The Diamondbacks have a better record than the 2010 World Champion San Francisco Giants. Coming off a dismal 97 loss season in 2010, I’d be inclined to believe that any player in their right mind would be frustrated – and that’s exactly what Arizona baseball needs to fuel a successful season. There still may be… Read More →