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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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Birthday Boy Botches Big Win

It was the last game of the home stand and after a few close calls everyone at Chase Field was hoping that today would be the day that Racing Gracie would finally enter the win column not just for this … Continue reading


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A White House Whoopin’

As the trumpets sounded and the gates to the Washington Nationals bullpen burst open the four Racing Legends emerged running as fast as they could towards the Diamondbacks dugout. During the pre-game warm-ups you could see a look of determination … Continue reading


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Losing Horse Power

After having lost 75 consecutive races you would begin to think we had seen every possible way there is to lose a Legends race but Racing Gracie somehow seems to invent news ways to finish out of the winners circle. … Continue reading


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A Nationals Disaster

After a frustrating loss to a bunch of radio talk show hosts it was time to get back to business trying to find an elusive win for the Racing Gracie. Tonight seemed like the perfect night for Gracie’s first win. … Continue reading


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A Fleeting Victory

“Is he going to do it?” “Is today going to be the day?” “Will they let him win today?” These questions and many others greeted me almost as soon as I walked through the turnstiles at Chase Field for the … 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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Rocky Mountain Low

When world-class athletes are training for the Olympics, they will many times move their training facilities to high altitude in an effort for them to acclimate their lungs and heart to dealing with the thinner air. The thoughts are that … Continue reading


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