World Series 2023

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)

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


Dbacks Fans for 2 Decades

World Series Betting

Jerry Colangelo as Architect

Corbin Carroll candidate for Rookie of the Year

Downtown Phoenix tourism impact

Then and now: 2001 World Series similarities

Diamondbacks defy odds at sportsbooks

D-backs pitcher Merrill Kelly is hometown hero

Pticher Brandon Pfaadt helps D-backs advance

Arizona fans excited for World Series

Phoenix downtown evolution

Fans support Diamondbacks in NLCS

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

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.

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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.

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Torey Lovullo walks to mound

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.

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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)

‘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.

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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)

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.

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After overcoming obstacles and taking the road less traveled throughout his career, Scottsdale native Merrill Kelly is set to pitch for his hometown Arizona Diamondbacks in the 2023 World Series. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

How Arizona native Merrill Kelly’s long, winding path led him to pitching for hometown team in World Series

PHOENIX – The Arizona Diamondbacks are playing in the World Series for the first time since 2001. The trip to the Fall Classic means even more for Scottsdale product Merrill Kelly, who endured numerous bumps before pitching for his hometown team.

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Diamondbacks players 22 years apart celebrating together.

Poor birds: Eerie similarities between 2001 and 2023 Arizona Diamondbacks provide extra layers of World Series intrigue

PHOENIX – From game schedules mirroring the 2001 World Series games to uncanny parallels in their playoff runs, the Arizona Diamondbacks' journey this season seemed destined to echo their legendary past.

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The Arizona Diamondbacks will face the Texas Rangers in the World Series, and Phoenix hotels, restaurants and transportation services are preparing for the influx of visitors. (Photo by Hunter Fore/Cronkite News)

Phoenix businesses, airport, Valley Metro prepare for World Series visitors

PHOENIX – The Arizona Diamondbacks will face the Texas Rangers in the World Series, and Phoenix hotels, restaurants and transportation services are preparing for the influx of visitors. Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport and Valley Metro will use February's Super Bowl and other large events to guide them as they make plans.

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Arizona Diamondbacks fans wait in a long line at Chase Field to buy last-minute World Series tickets. Ticket prices have doubled since the team advanced Tuesday with a win over the Philadelphia Phillies in Game 7 of the NLCS. (Photo by Hunter Fore/Cronkite News)

Tickets, times and more: How to attend the 2023 World Series

PHOENIX – For the first time since 2001, the Arizona Diamondbacks are returning to the World Series. As ticket prices skyrocket, fans look for way to attend World Series

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Arizona Diamondbacks rookie pitcher Brandon Pfaadt steps up and delivers a remarkable performance in Game 7 of the NLCS. (Photo by Tim Nwachukwu/Getty Images)

Pfaadt Tuesday: Arizona Diamondbacks rookie’s long road leads to World Series ticket

PHOENIX — Arizona Diamondbacks rookie pitcher Brandon Pfaadt, despite three minor league stints earlier in the season, delivered a clutch performance in Game 7 of the NLCS against the Philadelphia Phillies, securing a 4-2 victory and sending the Diamondbacks to their first World Series since 2001.

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Safety concerns, maintenance issues and the expiration of the Arizona Diamondbacks' lease at Chase Field in 2027 are casting doubts on the team's long-term future in downtown Phoenix. (Photo by William Wilson/Cronkite News)

Search for solution to stadium looms over Diamondbacks amid miracle playoff run

PHOENIX – The Arizona Diamondbacks are one win away from their second World Series berth. But if the team can’t strike a deal with the city or County soon, their iconic downtown Phoenix location could be in jeopardy.

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Snakebitten! Phillies can’t handle magic of Diamondbacks, who advance to World Series

PHOENIX — Two months ago, the Arizona Diamondbacks were toast. Tuesday night, they were the gourmet entree on a menu of postseason brilliance.

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A hard-Pfaadt battle: Diamondbacks rookie delivers in Game 3 victory over Phillies

PHOENIX – After losing the first two games of the National League Championship Series, the Diamondbacks found themselves in a difficult position. Rookie pitcher Brandon Pfaadt changed the narrative of the series by leading his team to a victory over the Philadelphia Phillies.

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Walkway to ticket will call outside of Chase Field.

Why fans attending NLCS Game 3 will pay more for beer than tickets

PHOENIX – Following the Diamondbacks’ shutout loss in Philadelphia, ticket prices for Game 3 of the NLCS have nosedived to $5 for the cheapest ticket at Chase Field. This drastic change has raised questions about the price drop.

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Gallen walking off after the inning

Zac Gallen’s postseason homecoming spoiled as Phillies claim NLCS Game 1

PHOENIX – Diamondbacks pitcher Zac Gallen grew up just 10 miles away from Citizens Bank Park, and took the mound against the Philadelphia Phillies. The postseason homecoming did not go to plan for Gallen, as Philadelphia racked up three HRs and took Game 1 of the NLCS, 5-3

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Arizona Diamondbacks celebrating on the mound.

As Diamondbacks make history, Pfaadt, Moreno reach culmination of remarkable journeys

PHOENIX – For the third time in franchise history, the Diamondbacks have earned a trip to the NLCS. In front of an electric crowd at Chase Field, Arizona swept the hated Dodgers, winning their fifth consecutive postseason game.

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diamondbacks' players celebrating together

While Arizona Diamondbacks look to take down familiar foe, previous postseason glory serves as inspiration for NLDS Game 3

PHOENIX – The Diamondbacks will play their first home playoff game in six years Wednesday, with a chance to create one of the best moments in franchise history by taking down a Dodgers squad that has dominated them for years.

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Arizona Diamondbacks closer Paul Sewald secures the final out of Game 2 in Wednesday's National League wild-card series against the Milwaukee Brewers. (Photo by Mary DeCicco/MLB Photos via Getty Images)

Bring on the Dodgers: Resilient Diamondbacks claw back on the road, set up L.A. showdown

PHOENIX – The Arizona Diamondbacks clinched their ticket to the NLDS after a 5-2 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Wednesday night, sweeping the NL Wild Card Series 2-0. The Diamondbacks now face a familiar foe in the Los Angeles Dodgers in the NLDS.

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Diamondbacks' players huddled together.

Arizona Diamondbacks’ bullpen, young hitters thrive in Game 1 Wild Card victory against the Milwaukee Brewers

PHOENIX – The Arizona Diamondbacks defeated the Milwaukee Brewers 6-3 in the opening game of the NL Wild Card Series. In Arizona’s first appearance since 2017, manager Torey Lovullo relied on six bullpen arms to shut down the Brewers’ offense.

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Diamondback players on the field in celebration

From pretenders to contenders, Arizona Diamondbacks cherishing opportunity to end postseason drought

PHOENIX – With the mix of veterans and rookies, the Diamondbacks are just a few games away from punching their ticket to the postseason for the first time in six years.

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