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Jim Marshall

About Jim Marshall

I have lived in Phoenix for over 45+ years. I am an avid baseball, basketball, football and hockey fan. My favorite teams are the local professional sports teams yes even the Phx Mercury, as well as THE Arizona State Sun Devils. My favorite sport is baseball. I am a collector of baseball memorabilia. My favorite athlete of all time is Baseball Hall of Fame member Harmon Killebrew. I enjoy attending live sporting events and I am a season ticket holder for the Arizona Cardinals. I enjoy traveling the state of Arizona with my lovely wife Patti.

Diamondbacks Update For The Week of 5/7

The Diamondbacks starting rotation pitched better than their 5-5 record indicated on their most recent road trip to Miami, Washington D C and NY. The Diamondbacks pitchers made some quality starts, starting with left-hander Joe Saunders, who tossed a shutout … Continue reading

Arizona Rattlers History

In my previous article I gave you some information on Arena Football and the hometown Arizona Rattlers. This time I want to tell you more about the beginning of the Arizona Rattlers. The Rattlers were founded in 1992 as an … Continue reading

A Closer Look At Cody Ransom

When asked who my favorite Diamondbacks player is, I typically respond “I like them all”; but there are certain players I follow a little bit more closely than others. One of those players is Willie Bloomquist, because he played for … Continue reading

What is Arena Football?

This is the first in a series of articles on the Arizona Rattlers; Arizona’s Arena Football team. Visit this site regularly for more on the Rattlers, including the history of the team, current season and fun facts about individual players. … Continue reading

Time for the Dbacks Hitters to Step Up

What was that loud screeching noise I heard last night? Was that the bandwagon coming to a stop and fans jumping off? Yes, the Diamondbacks are not playing as well as the fans had hoped; I’m not saying it’s time … Continue reading