Monthly Archives: August 2010

We Got Spirit Yes We Do

Just a day removed from the taco debacle everyone was worried about the lingering effects a giant taco might have on Legend Mark Grace. There were some that suggested a giant taco may slow down the already glacially slow Grace … Continue reading


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No Quiero Taco Bell

It felt like a new beginning. The Diamondbacks were coming off a successful road trip and they returned to Chase Field with a new resolve to finish the season strong. That attitude was present throughout the ballpark. Diamondbacks fans seemed … Continue reading


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All Washed Up

Poor Legend Mark Grace, he has been getting a lot of grief not only for the number of losses he has endured but also for the way he is losing. It seems as though everyone has a theory as to … Continue reading


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You’re Pulling My Leg

I’m sometimes asked, “What makes a Diamondbacks Legend?” It takes every ounce of self-restraint not to answer: polyester, foam, industrial strength Velcro, and heavy-duty thread. It’s a great question and one that has no simple answer. While Matt Williams, Mark … Continue reading


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Rocky Mountain Low

The baseball season has been described as a marathon. It goes on for months and months before a winner is eventually crowned. While the regular season results are important, it is the how you end the season that really counts. … Continue reading


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Beer Today Gone Tomorrow

As the fans began to make their way into Chase Field before the game they were greeted by air conditioning and by the Diamondbacks Legends who were on the concourse posing for pictures and interacting with the fans. It is … Continue reading


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Ants in Your Pants?

Lately it seems as though Legend Mark Grace is just a little hyperactive during the pre game warm ups. And by a little hyper I mean he is like a Chihuahua on a five hour energy drink. Watching him interact … Continue reading


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Showboating and the Paddle Wheel

Having a week off, everyone was hoping that Legend Mark Grace would have spent the time working with the strength and conditioning coaches of the Arizona Diamondbacks to recover from his pulled hamstring and hopefully find a little speed. In … Continue reading


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A Meeting of the Graces

It seemed like the perfect day. The Diamondbacks were on a modest three-game winning streak. They had a sellout crowd for the first time since Opening Day, and it was afternoon baseball. It was as if the planets had aligned. … Continue reading


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In Deference to Gonzo

Almost as soon as I entered the gates at Chase Field I began hearing fans talking about the pre-game festivities for tonight’s game. Tonight marked the retirement of number 20 by the Diamondbacks to celebrate the career of Luis Gonzalez. … Continue reading


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