The game of baseball has a way of elevating the human spirit. Whether it be an historic event or an individual achievement the game brings out the best and sometimes the worst of those who love the game. Lately the media has been filled with the negative aspects of the game. From minor events such as scuffing a ball or stealing a sign to the more egregious activities surrounding the Biogenesis investigation. It is easy to lose sight of the positive aspects of the game.

It was especially timely then that I received notice from Fox Sports Arizona and the Arizona Diamondbacks that they were teaming up to select the next D-backs legend to be honored in the Legends Entertainment District in downtown Phoenix. The Legends Entertainment District is a 13-block area in Phoenix that features some of the best entertainment in the city. Within its boundaries are US Airways Center, the home of the Phoenix Suns NBA and Phoenix Mercury WNBA teams, the Phoenix Convention Center, and Chase Field; home of the Arizona Diamondbacks.


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