The 2001 season will forever be on the minds of Arizona Diamondbacks fans. Bring up that year and fans will wax poetic about having a team of destiny. A team that would bring down the vaulted New York Yankees and give the desert its first world championship.

Discussions will center on luminaries such as Randy Johnson, Curt Schilling, and Luis Gonzalez. Fans will talk about a dominating pitching staff that would record 1,297 strikeouts including 372 by Johnson and 293 by Schilling.


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