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Diamondback tickets have always been in huge demand owing to the teamâ€™s consistent performance and superb play. Based in Phoenix, Arizona the D-backs, as they are commonly known as, are a part of the National League West of Major League Baseball’s National League. The team originated in 1995 when the bid for the team was awarded with $130 million fees paid to Major League Baseball.
The Colors, Logo And Mascot Of The D-Backs
The original colors of the team were Arizona turquoise and copper, black and purple, each having some significance. Turquoise was chosen because the greenish-blue stone is the homeland of Arizona, copper because Arizona is nationâ€™s top copper producing state and purple because it was a color quite acceptable to the Arizona sports fans. The logo is a black â€œDâ€ in the shape of snake and the mascot is D. Baxter the Bobcat.
The Origin And The Teamâ€™s History
Jerry Colangelo, majority share-holder of the Phoenix Suns in the fall of 1995 applied for a Major League Baseball expansion team and on March 9, 1995 he was awarded the franchise to begin the play for the 1998 season. The Diamondbacks played the first major league game against the Colorado Rockies at Bank One Ballpark in front of a huge gathering of more than 50,000. However, they lost the game.
In the first five years since their inception, the Diamondbacks have won three divisional titles in the year 1999, 2001 and 2002 and a World Series in the year 2001 where they defeated the New York Yankees and became the youngest expansion franchise to win the World Series in only fourth season of their play since inception. In 1999, the Diamondback won 100 games and won the National League West. The Diamondbacks won the NL West in 2002 but were defeated by the Cardinals in NDLS and eventually returned to the NDLS in 2007 where they emerged victorious defeating the Chicago Cubs.
The 2004 season witnessed the downfall of the Diamondbacks where they dropped to the record â€“ the worst in Major League Baseball” Major League Baseball that year and also set one of the 10 worst records in the 100 year history of MLB. 2005 saw improvement where they witnessed a 26 game improvement over the previous year. The year 2006 failed to improve their performance wherein they stood fourth. The year 2007 saw the Diamondbacks with some changes in the uniform design and color scheme where the original colors were dropped for a reddish color – Sedona Red. The same year witnessed a young team comprising of Brandon Webb, Conor Jackson, Stephen Drew, Carlos Quentin, Chad Tracy, Chris Young, Miguel Montero, Mark Reynolds and Justin Upton. Overall the season was a success for the Diamondbacks.
Online Diamondback Tickets â€“ Book Online From An Authorized Ticket Broker
There are many online Diamondback tickets sellers. However, caution must be exercised to book Diamondback tickets through an authorized ticket broker. Such authorized ticket brokers just charge a nominal fee for their services but ensure that the tickets are reserved as per their choice of seating. Also, they offer one the benefit of getting the Diamondback tickets booked online with just the click of a mouse. If this does not sound impressive enough, such authorized ticket brokers also have the facility of having the tickets dropped at oneâ€™s doorstep! How is that?