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Professional Baseball Teams in Arizona - Arizona Diamondbacks, Tucson Toros, Yuma Scorpions, San Diego Surf Dawgs, Saskatchewan Silver Sox (Paperback) Loot Price: R439
Discovery Miles 4 390
Professional Baseball Teams in Arizona - Arizona Diamondbacks, Tucson Toros, Yuma Scorpions, San Diego Surf Dawgs, Saskatchewan...

Professional Baseball Teams in Arizona - Arizona Diamondbacks, Tucson Toros, Yuma Scorpions, San Diego Surf Dawgs, Saskatchewan Silver Sox (Paperback)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 108. Not illustrated. Chapters: Arizona Diamondbacks, Tucson Toros, Yuma Scorpions, San Diego Surf Dawgs, Saskatchewan Silver Sox, Mesa Miners, Arizona League Mariners, Arizona League Dodgers, Western Canada Miners, Arizona League Cubs, Arizona League Brewers, Scottsdale Scorpions, San Luis Atleticos, Peoria Saguaros, Team Canada, Peoria Javelinas, Phoenix Desert Dogs, Mesa Solar Sox, Arizona League Indians, Arizona League Padres, Arizona League Giants, Arizona League Angels, Arizona League Royals, Arizona League Rangers, Arizona League Athletics, Yuma Panthers. Excerpt: The Arizona Diamondbacks are a professional baseball team based in Phoenix, Arizona. They play in the West Division of Major League Baseball's National League. From 1998 to the present, they have played in Chase Field (formerly Bank One Ballpark). Also known as the D-backs, Arizona has one World Series title, in 2001, becoming the fastest team in the majors to win a championship, doing it in only 3 years since their expansion in 1998. Between 1940 and 1990, Phoenix jumped from the 99th largest city in the nation to the 9th largest. As such, it was frequently mentioned as a possible location for either a new or relocated MLB franchise. Baseball had a rich tradition in Arizona long before talk of bringing a big-league team even started. The state has been a frequent spring training site since 1946. With the large numbers of people relocating to the state from the Midwest and the Northeast, as well as from California, many teams (most notably the Chicago Cubs and the Los Angeles Dodgers) have normally had large followings in Arizona. The first serious attempt to land an expansion team for the Phoenix area was mounted by Elyse Doherty and Martin Stone, owner of the Phoenix Firebirds, the city's single-A minor league baseball team and an affiliate of the San Francisc...

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Imprint: Books + Company
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2010
First published: September 2010
Editors: Books Llc
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 7mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 110
ISBN-13: 978-1-155-26156-0
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-155-26156-9
Barcode: 9781155261560

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