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My Diamondbacks Fan Fest Experience


For my first ever Fan Fest, it was a ton of fun, and I got to spend it with my dad which made it even better.

Some of my favorite moments were the clubhouse tour, hitting in the batting cages, and taking pictures with Chris Owings, and Brad Ziegler. Also, the experience of being on a major league field for free was pretty special.

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I’m glad I got to see the first panel of guests at the Subway stage. J.J. Putz was moderating, with Aaron Hill, A.J. Pollock, and Paul Goldschmidt answering questions from fans.

My favorite moment of the whole day came at the end of the question and answer session. Today was also Putz’s birthday, and after fans sang him happy birthday, he got pies to the face from Commications director Jim Myers. It was a great moment.

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Bronson Arroyo, Hill, Pollock, and Mark Trumbo all performed on the Subway Stage together signing different tunes. That was really cool. Surprisingly, Bronson Arroyo has really good vocals. If he wasn’t playing baseball, he could easily make a living signing.

I also visited the arizonasports 98.7 F.M. booth. I saw Paul Calvisi, Steve Berthiaume, Greg Schulte, Bob Brenly, and the always entertaining Ron Wolfley.

Then there was Mark Grace!

Here is is me with Owings and Ziegler

My dad and I

Overall it was a great experience that I won’t forget! I can’t wait to come back to Chase Field for Opening Night 2015!