Fans flock to downtown Phoenix bars in backyard of World Series stage at Chase Field

PHOENIX – Downtown Phoenix came alive this week as baseball fans crowded bars and restaurants to watch the World Series, boosting the local economy and creating an electric atmosphere near Chase Field.

Downtown Phoenix bars and restaurants capitalize on the renewed excitement around the Diamondbacks' World Series run, welcoming a mix of diehard and casual baseball fans. (Photo by Reece Andrews/Cronkite News)

Chaos contained: Arizona Diamondbacks silenced by Texas Rangers in World Series loss

PHOENIX – The Arizona Diamondbacks’ 2023 season was a roller coaster, featuring the highs of securing a postseason berth and sweeping rivals, and the lows of losing in the World Series.

Carrol in the batter's box

Downtown Phoenix has transformed since 2001, the last time the Diamondbacks hosted the World Series

PHOENIX – Downtown has gone through significant changes since the last time the Arizona Diamondbacks were in the World Series in 2001. In 2001, foot traffic was much lower due to the lack of hotels, bars and restaurants in the area. Light rail and Arizona State University’s downtown campus didn’t exist.

Downtown Phoenix has gone through significant changes since 2001, the last time the Arizona Diamondbacks were in the World Series. Roosevelt Row now sports a number of bars and restaurants in addition to housing. (Photo by Hunter Fore/Cronkite News)

Life behind the bases as partners of MLB players reveal highs, lows

PHOENIX – As the Arizona Diamondbacks fight for their first World Series in two decades, some of their spouses reveal the ups and downs of dating a professional baseball player.

Andrew Saalfrank posing for photo with girlfriend Madisyn Stauffer.

Pool party: Chase Field’s splashy attraction creates iconic moments

PHOENIX – The Chase Field pool is home to viral celebrations and gross infiltrations. These moments make the Diamondbacks’ pool suite one of the most unique features to any stadium in any sport.

Diamondbacks' players jumping in pool.

Avid Diamondbacks fan Jeff Golner rings in World Series return with engagement and mother

PHOENIX – Jeff Golner and Sandy Fromm are longtime Diamondbacks fans. The mother-son duo share how the Diamondbacks have impacted their lives, from working with the team to an engagement to a World Series ring.

Jeff Golner and his mom posing for a selfie.

‘Finish the job’: Colangelo, Womack, Johnson reflect on Diamondbacks’ World Series runs

PHOENIX – Jerry Colangelo, Tony Womack, Randy Johnson discuss the magic of the 2001 Diamondbacks team and reflect on the 2023 squad.

Arizona Diamondbacks World Series merch is flying off shelves, but beware of counterfeit swag

PHOENIX – As the Arizona Diamondbacks take to the home field for the World Series, the National Intellectual Property Rights Coordination Center warns fans to be on guard for counterfeit merchandise that could be sold both in person and online. Meanwhile, retailers are preparing for even higher demand if the team wins.

The Arizona Diamondbacks team shop at Chase Field has World Series T-shirts, hats and accessories. (Photo by Hunter Fore/Cronkite News)

All signs point to … a missed opportunity by Diamondbacks in Game 3 World Series loss to Rangers

PHOENIX – In position to score the first run in Game 3 of the World Series, Christian Walker made a costly mistakes in the second inning of the Arizona Diamondbacks’ 3-1 loss to the Texas Rangers Monday night, and it came at the expense of momentum.

From ‘JV of the NL West’ to World Series: Lovullo’s August speech marked turning point for Diamondbacks season

PHOENIX – On Aug. 11, the Diamondbacks had lost nine games in a row and were 58-60. An uncharacteristic fiery speech from Arizona manager Torey Lovullo inspired the team and served as the turning point in their season.

Torey Lovullo walks to mound

‘So far from cocky’: Corbin Carroll’s high school coaches, best friend reflect on star Diamondbacks outfielder

PHOENIX – Corbin Carroll’s success as a rookie may be a surprise for some but not for his high school baseball coaches and best friend. His drive, speed and hard work were evident early.

Corbin Carroll is remembered by his former coaches and friends for his work ethic and humble confidence that have remained consistent throughout his journey to the Arizona Diamondbacks. (Photo by Rob Leiter/MLB Photos via Getty Images)

Inside the numbers: Arizona Diamondbacks’ improbable World Series run continues to defy the odds at sportsbooks

PHOENIX – Entering the season, hardly anyone would have predicted a Diamondbacks-Rangers World Series matchup. After a historic playoff run, Arizona is taking part in the most unlikely Fall Classic matchup of all time.

The Arizona Diamondbacks show promise of bringing more surprises in the World Series against the Texas Rangers after successfully navigating a rollercoaster season with low expectations. (Photo by Brian Garfinkel/MLB Photos via Getty Images)