There is nothing quite like the smell of freshly cut grass in the outfield or the aroma of a brat with fried onions when you are walking around the concourse looking for your seat. Baseball has a way of permeating all of your senses.
Within this section of the web site you will find all the information you need for your visit to the ballpark. You can find reviews and an in-depth look at the stadiums and all the amenities that they have to offer. This includes things to see at the ballpark before and after the game.
Besides information about the Diamondbacks regular season home, you will find information about the Spring Training facilities and schedules for the Arizona Diamondbacks.
If you have never experienced Cactus League baseball, you don't know what you are missing.
The small crowds and beautiful spring Arizona weather make this the destination of choice during the spring months. Don't forget to pack your camera and some sunscreen. The desert sun can wreak havoc on those who have been bottled up inside all winter.
Since the team's inception they have made their home in three places:
Ever wanted a behind the scenes look at the workings of Chase Field? The Arizona Diamondbacks offer tours of this popular downtown attraction daily. The tour which lasts approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes will give you a chance to see areas of the ballpark not normally open to the public during a game. You can see the visitor's clubhouse, the announcer's booth, the batting cages, the Sun Pool Party Pavillion, the Peter Pipers Clubhouse, the Diamondbacks dugout and other areas.
Tour prices are $6 for adults; $4 for children 7-12 and seniors 60 and older; $2 for children 4-6; and children 3 and under are free. Proceeds from the tour program benefit Arizona Diamondbacks Charities. Tickets may be purchased at the tour window at the Chase Field Ticket Office on a walk-up basis or at least 48 hours in advance by calling (602) 514-8400. Special group rates are available. Limited space is available on each tour, please call in advance to reserve a spot.
For Non-Game Days and during the Off-Season, tours are given Monday - Saturday at 10:30 a.m., 12:00 noon, 1:30 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. For Evening Game Days tours are given Monday - Saturday at 10:30 a.m. and 12:00 noon. For Afternoon Game Days no tours are scheduled. There are no tours scheduled on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year's Day. On Thanksgiving Eve, Christmas Eve and New Years Eve tours will be given only at 10:30 a.m. and noon. For more information, call the Tour Information Line at (602) 514-8400
The off-season is still a busy time at the ballpark. Several non-baseball related activities go on during January and February including a monster truck competition and a Supercross motorcycle race. Each year in early February the turf at Chase Field will be replaced for the upcoming baseball season. This will give the grass ample time to grow leading up to the final two spring training games held at Chase Field before the regular season begins.
Spring Training in Arizona is a rite of passage. It marks the ending of winter and gives fans an excuse to begin thinking of baseball. The Arizona Diamondbacks made their spring home in Tucson Arizona at the friendly confines of Tucson Electronic Park from 1998 to 2010.
Within this section of the site you will be able to find all the information necessary to share in the spring experience of Cactus League baseball. You will find a description of Tucson Electric Park including field dimensions. You will find a map to help you find your way to the historic ballpark. And once you get there, you will be well informed since the site also provides a seating chart of where you will may have sat and how much tickets cost you at the gate.
Finally you will find a Spring Training schedule for the years when the Diamondbacks played in Tucson. This will allow you a great resource to research how the Diamondbacks played each spring. The schedule is updated with wins and losses to help you remeber your day at the ballpark.
Tucson Electric Park went on to be the regular season home of the Tucson Sidewinders the Triple-A affiliate for the Diamondbacks for a while. When the Sidewinders moved and became the Reno Aces the stadium was used by the San Diego Padres as their Triple-A affiliate until the 2014 season when that team moved to El Paso TX.
In partnership with the Arizona Diamondbacks and the Colorado Rockies, the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community (SRPMIC) hosted a press conference at 11 a.m. Thursday, July 23, 2009 to discuss the exciting partnership to build a Major League Baseball spring training facility on the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community. The project would be the first Major League spring training facility in the U.S. to be built on Indian land. The press conference provided views of the proposed stadium, timelines of when it would be completed, and information about the two tribes, two teams and their one new home.
Within this section of the site you will be able to find all the information and history about the most advanced spring training facility in all of Major League Baseball. You will find a description of stadium as well as the practice facilities. You will find a map to help you find your way to this amazing ballpark. And once you get there, you will be well informed since the site also provides a seating chart of where you will may have sat and how much tickets cost you at the gate.
Finally you will find a Spring Training schedule for the years when the Diamondbacks played in Scottsdale. This will allow you a great resource to research how the Diamondbacks played each spring. The schedule is updated with wins and losses to help you remeber your day at the ballpark.