Todd McFarlane – Artist, Visionary, Baseball Fan

November 30, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

Some of you may have seen Todd McFarlane’s excellent work in his collectible toys. While Todd has had ventures into many aspects of the entertainment and creative industry, we are just going to be focusing on a few here. McFarlane has had some amazing accomplishments and we hope to focus on the majority of what he has contributed to the sports collectibles world. A complete bio on Todd can be found at SPAWN.com. Read more

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Los Angeles Dodgers Release Spring Training Schedule

November 26, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

As we welcome the Los Angeles Dodgers to their new Spring Training home, the team has released their tentative Cactus League Spring Training Schedule. The Dodgers, who have been playing in the Grapefruit League in Vero Beach, Florida will be making Glendale, Arizona their new home. We are pleased to see that the schedule appears to show that they will be making good use of their new home as quite a few of the scheduled matchups will be taking place at the new Glendale Baseball Complex. Read more

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Desert Dogs Win Fall League Championship

November 22, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

Congratulations to the Phoenix Desert Dogs who have won the Arizona Fall League Championship for the fifth year in a row. Saturday, November 22, 2008 in Scottsdale, Arizona, the Desert Dogs reign victorious as their dynasty continues. Phoenix, who was coming off of a losing streak went head-to-head with the red hot Mesa Solar Sox. With great baseball weather and over 1,800 fans in attendance, the Dogs pull off an amazing victory as they finish off the season as champions. Read more

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Cactus League Changes and Growth

November 22, 2008 by · 1 Comment 

The Phoenix city skyline is changing and the landscape of the Cactus League Spring Training is changing as well. Changes are happening fast and, quite honestly, we are having a great time trying to stay up to date with these changes. With so much going on in the Valley of the Sun, the only thing that baseball fans would like to see more of, are the teams. The Cactus League has been great to Arizona and our tourism but, timing has been excellent as of the last couple of years. Major League Baseball teams are returning and new ones are arriving as Arizona is becoming the place that more and more teams call home for the spring months. Read more

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Eric Young Wins AFL Batting Title

November 20, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

Colorado Rockies prospect Eric Young Jr. wins the 2008 Arizona Fall League batting title by finishing up with a .430 batting average. The Rockies prospect is, yet another, Arizona baseball product from Chandler-Gilbert Community College. Eric finished the season off just ahead of the Phillies Jason Donald for the title. Along with his average, Young also stole 20 bases, hit two grand slams in his five home run count, with 20 RBIs in his 37 runs scored. Well deserved of the title, we congratulate switch-hitting outfielder Eric Young. Read more

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