Prior to Game One of the 2023 World Series, the last World Series the Arizona Diamondbacks were in was the 2001 World Series. The last World Series game that the D-Backs played was Game Seven, which took place on November 4, 2001, and ended in a dramatic walk-off. Two of the players on both teams' rosters were not born yet, that being Diamondbacks' top shortstop prospect Jordan Lawlar and Texas Rangers' young and talented outfielder Evan Carter.
But let's go back to November 4, 2001. At the time, the Diamondbacks were one of baseball's youngest franchises. Their first MLB season was in 1998, meaning at the time, they were barely even three years into their history. But who did the Diamondbacks trot out in their second most recent World Series game victory?