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Things got dirty at Scottsdale rugby bowl

Photo by Kaci Demarest

Scottsdale Stadium hosted a sport other than baseball on April 18. The 2nd annual Mercedes-Benz of Scottsdale: Beauty and the Beast Rugby Bowl featured three rugby games inside of the San Francisco Giants’ Spring Training facility. Around 2,000 fans turned out to watch the matches. The division one high school championship started the series of… Read More →

Music and festivals highlight week’s best bets for fun

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Scottsdale and Baseball Scottsdale has been home to Baseball since the 1920’s and the Scottsdale Library is out to prove it. Scottsdale’s leading historian will present the evolution of the favorite past time through a photo presentation. After the presentation, attendants are encouraged to head to Scottsdale Stadium to enjoy a game between the San… Read More →

Pink Pony offers Spring Training specials fit for Giants fans

Golden Gate Sazerac, Susan Cope

Spring Training is a few tender weeks away, and Pink Pony is already ready to round the bases with its special cocktail, Golden Gate Sazerac — an ode to the San Francisco Giants, we assume — and “bomb burger.” The specials run March 1 through April 1. The burger costs $13, the cocktail costs $11… Read More →

Scottsdale Promotes Spring Training in Denver, S.F.

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by in Featured | Play Ball | Tourism

Spring training is a short countdown away, and the Scottsdale Convention & Visitors Bureau is reminding Colorado Rockies and San Francisco Giants fans that Scottsdale is the place to be for baseball and sunshine. The bureau unveiled exterior and interior ad placements on the Denver Light Rail on Dec. 30 to promote Scottsdale’s spring training… Read More →

Saguaro Scottsdale Is Giants' Official Hotel

Saguaro pool
by in Stay

Less than a half mile, depending on the route.  That’s the distance from Scottsdale Stadium to The Saguaro Scottsdale, the official spring training hotel of the World Champion San Francisco Giants. The Saguaro Scottsdale, a chic hotel in the heart of Old Town Scottsdale, will be pouring bubbly for the legions of Bay Area fans… Read More →

Saguaro Scottsdale Is Giants' Official Hotel

Saguaro pool
by in Events | Rejuvenate

Less than a half mile, depending on the route.  That’s the distance from Scottsdale Stadium to The Saguaro Scottsdale, the official spring training hotel of the World Champion San Francisco Giants. The Saguaro Scottsdale, a chic hotel in the heart of Old Town Scottsdale, will be pouring bubbly for the legions of Bay Area fans… Read More →

Saguaro Scottsdale Is Giants’ Official Hotel

Saguaro pool
by in Business News | Sports

Less than a half mile, depending on the route.  That’s the distance from Scottsdale Stadium to The Saguaro Scottsdale, the official spring training hotel of the World Champion San Francisco Giants. The Saguaro Scottsdale, a chic hotel in the heart of Old Town Scottsdale, will be pouring bubbly for the legions of Bay Area fans… Read More →

Saguaro Scottsdale Is Giants' Official Hotel

Saguaro pool
by in Business News | Sports

Less than a half mile, depending on the route.  That’s the distance from Scottsdale Stadium to The Saguaro Scottsdale, the official spring training hotel of the World Champion San Francisco Giants. The Saguaro Scottsdale, a chic hotel in the heart of Old Town Scottsdale, will be pouring bubbly for the legions of Bay Area fans… Read More →

Scottsdale CVB Wraps Spring Training promotion

DenverLightRail1
by in Events

In an effort to bolster leisure traffic to Scottsdale this spring training season,  the Scottsdale Convention & Visitors Bureau has launched a variety of targeted ad campaigns in its top feeder markets including Denver and San Francisco. Following the launch of the warm-weather campaign, which featured wrapping three New York subways, the bureau has unveiled… Read More →

Scottsdale CVB Wraps Spring Training promotion

DenverLightRail1
by in Business News | Sports

In an effort to bolster leisure traffic to Scottsdale this spring training season,  the Scottsdale Convention & Visitors Bureau has launched a variety of targeted ad campaigns in its top feeder markets including Denver and San Francisco. Following the launch of the warm-weather campaign, which featured wrapping three New York subways, the bureau has unveiled… Read More →

San Francisco Giants: A Giant History

San Francisco Giants
by in Play Ball

Originally known as the New York Gothams, the San Francisco Giants is one of the oldest baseball teams in the history of America. Their first season, where they finished two games behind Chicago, still drew a spectacular beginning of a long history for the team with 76 victories.  That was in 1885, and nearly 40… Read More →

Podcast: Andres Torres & Playing With ADHD

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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 →

Diamondbacks Start Off Season Right

Arizona Diamondbacks vs Colorado Rockies - Image provided by Salvatoredbacks from Flickr.com
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 →