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Arizona Diamondbacks

The Arizona Diamondbacks are a Major League Baseball team based in Phoenix, Arizona.

Founded: 1998
Home ballpark: Bank One Ballpark (The "BOB")
Uniform colors: Purple, Teal, and Black; some Orange
Logo design: an "A" with one leg of the "A" alternating triangles to suggest a diamondback rattlesnake. An alternate logo is a script "D" in the shape of a snake.
League pennants won: 2001
World Series championships won: 2001

Franchise history

In only four seasons of existence, the Diamondbacks have won two division titles (1999 and 2001) and one World Series. In 1999, Arizona won over 100 games in only its second season to win the National League West division. They lost to the New York Mets in the first round of playoffs.

In 2001, Arizona had postseason victories over the St. Louis Cardinals (3-2 in the NLDS), the Atlanta Braves (4-1 in the NLCS), to advance to the World Series where, in one of the most exciting series ever, they beat the reigning champions, the New York Yankees, 4 to 3, to become the youngest expansion franchise to win the championship.

Players of note

Baseball Hall of Famers:
none yet

Current stars:

Not to be forgotten:

Retired numbers:

Arizona Diamondbacks official web site (http://arizona.diamondbacks.mlb.com/NASApp/mlb/ari/homepage/ari_homepage.jsp)



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