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Arizona Diamondbacks

baseball team and Major League Baseball franchise in Phoenix, Arizona, United States

The Arizona Diamondbacks are a Major League Baseball team based in Phoenix, Arizona. They were started in 1998. They play their home games at Chase Field. In 2001, they beat the New York Yankees to win their first (and only, so far) World Series, becoming the fastest new team to do this.

Arizona Diamondbacks
2019 Arizona Diamondbacks season
Established in 1998
Arizona Diamondbacks cap logo.svg
Cap insignia
Major league affiliations


Retired numbers
Colors
  • Sedona Red, Sonoran Sand, Black, Teal, White[1][2]
                            
Name
  • Arizona Diamondbacks (1998–present)
Other nicknames
  • The D-backs, The Snakes, The Rattlesnakes
Ballpark
Major league titles
World Series titles (1)2001
NL Pennants (1)2001
West Division titles (5)
Wild card berths (1)
Front office
Owner(s)Ken Kendrick
ManagerTorey Lovullo
General ManagerMike Hazen
President of Baseball OperationsMike Hazen

The team is also called the "D-Backs". They are named for the Diamondback Rattlesnake.

ReferencesEdit

  1. Gilbert, Steve (December 3, 2015). "D-backs wow with cutting-edge new uniforms". Dbacks.com. MLB Advanced Media. Archived from the original on December 6, 2015. Retrieved July 25, 2018.
  2. "Organization" (PDF). 2018 Arizona Diamondbacks Media Guide. MLB Advanced Media. April 24, 2018. Retrieved July 25, 2018.