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Elation Followed By Misery – The Path to the Dark Side Continues

I have to admit, I came home yesterday with visions of Racing Gracie wielding a light saber laying waste to the Jedi Council. There was something unnerving about that vision. When I tried to describe it, all I could think … Continue reading


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The Path to the Dark Side

Star Wars Day; it seemed like the perfect backdrop for Racing Gracie. What better storyline than a young Legend who becomes a Jedi and using the old Jedi mind games overtakes the evil empire freeing the princess, destroying the Death … Continue reading


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Not Even a Celebrity Can Help

Tonight’s D-backs Legends race had a celebrity feel to it, even more than is normally the case. For tonight’s races several members of the KTAR radio family donned the Legends suits to try their hand at racing. Morning talk show … Continue reading


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Honoring Our Service Men

It’s Memorial Day, a day for recognizing all of those who work to maintain our freedoms. The stadium was decked out in red, white, and blue bunting and the fans were all dressed in patriotic apparel. When the end of … Continue reading


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Bobbing for Legends

The season is winding down. The Diamondbacks have two home games including today’s game against the Los Angeles Dodgers. That means there are only two chances left for Mark Grace to break out of his funk and finally get in … Continue reading


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Where It All Began

It seems like an eternity ago that the Legends Races began at Chase Field. I still remember July 2, 2010 as if it were yesterday. At the conclusion of the fifth inning of that game against the Los Angeles Dodgers … 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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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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The Art of Intimidation

“Randy Johnson is intimidating!” That statement by my youngest daughter may just be the biggest understatement ever pronounced. From his playing days the 6’ 10” Johnson was larger than life but the chip he had on his shoulder dwarfed his … Continue reading


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