Tales from the Arizona Diamondbacks Dugout: A Collection of the Greatest Diamondbacks Stories Ever Told

Tales from the Arizona Diamondbacks Dugout: A Collection of the Greatest Diamondbacks Stories Ever Told

by Bob Page


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In 1998 the expansion Arizona Diamondbacks made an inauspicious debut in Major League Baseball by losing 97 games. Yet the very next year they wound up in the National League playoffs after posting the greatest single-season turnaround in the history of the game. Just two years after that, the D-Backs won the 2001 World Series with an unforgettable rally against the New York Yankees.

First published in 2002, Tales from the Arizona Diamondbacks Dugout is a compilation of fascinating vignettes that give baseball fans an inside look at the 2001 Arizona Diamondbacks’ world championship season as well as many of the magic moments that preceded it . . . and beyond. From the founding of the expansion franchise to their quick rise to glory, as seen through the eyes of manager Bob Brenly, his coaching staff, and such D-Backs stars as Randy Johnson, Curt Schilling, Mark Grace, Matt Williams, and Luis Gonzalez, readers get a front-row seat for Arizona’s World Series win over the Yankees. Veteran sportscaster Bob Page takes you behind the scenes for an intimate, informative, and often humorous look at the Diamondbacks’ rise to glory.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781613217207
Publisher: Sports Publishing LLC
Publication date: 02/03/2015
Series: Tales from the Team Series
Pages: 208
Sales rank: 749,450
Product dimensions: 5.60(w) x 8.40(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Bob Page is an award-winning sportscaster who has hosted and reported on national TV and radio stations alike. He has worked in Michigan, New York, and California and has covered teams like the Knicks, Yankees, and Rangers.

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