March 9, 2008
March 9, 1995 was a big day. Some would say it was a life changing day. Ok nobody would say it was a life changing day except maybe me. We can probably all agree that is was a good day or at least an interesting day. While many will celebrate March 31 as the day the Arizona Diamondbacks were born in 1998 it was actually March 9, 1995 that saw the birth of a baseball franchise. At the owners meetings in Florida the Arizona Diamondbacks and Tampa Bay Devil Rays were introduced as the newest franchises in Major League Baseball. This was a huge story in Arizona and even more so in our house.