Arizona Diamondbacks Collectibles And Memorabilia
Arizona Diamondbacks Collectibles And Memorabilia are items connected with the American baseball team.
The Arizona/Phoenix Diamondbacks are a professional American baseball team based in Phoenix, Arizona.
The team colors are red, black, sand and white.
The team was established in 1998 and became the fastest expansion team in the majors to win a championship after winning the World Series title within four seasons in 2001.
Since their formation, the Diamondbacks have won one World Series title in 2001, and five National League West Division titles in 1999, 2001, 2002, 2007 and 2011. After the team's World Series Championship win in 2001, an estimated crowd of over 300,000 people celebrated at the Diamondbacks victory parade on November 7th, 2001 which was held at Bank One Ballpark.
Some of the most notable players who once played for the team include Luis Gonzalez (who played for the Diamondbacks from 1999 to 2006), Curt Schilling (who played for the team from 2000 to 2003), Jay Bell (from 1998 to 2002), Mark Grace (from 2001 to 2003), Matt Williams (from 1998 to 2003) and Randy Johnson (from 2007 to 2008).
Types of Arizona Diamondbacks Collectibles And Memorabilia
Paul McInnis Inc. in North Hampton, New Hampshire sold Curt Schilling's framed Arizona Diamondbacks jersey shirt for $175 in July of 2010.
Regency-Superior, LTD. in St. Louis, Missouri sold a 2001 Arizona Diamondbacks jersey which was signed by six members of the 2001 World Champions team including Curt Schilling, Luis Gonzalez; Randy Johnson, Matt Williams, Mark Grace and Jay Bell for $145 in December of 2005.
Leslie Hindman Auctioneers in Chicago, Illinois sold a baseball commemorating the Arizona Diamondbacks winning the 2001 World Championship which was signed by Ernie Harwell as well as a 2000 New York Subway Series and a 1984 World Series baseball, both of which were also signed by Harwell, for $140 in April of 2004.
Regency-Superior, LTD. in St. Louis, Missouri sold the original charcoal drawing depicting the seven games of the 2001 World Series including a depiction of the 2001 Arizona Diamondbacks as World Champions drawn by artist Ed West for $350 in December of 2006.
Rich Penn Auctions in Waterloo, Iowa sold a neon Budweiser sign featuring the Arizona Diamondbacks 2001 World Series Champions logo for $150 in November of 2011.
Guide for Arizona Diamondbacks Collectibles And Memorabilia collectors
Memorabilia that was once owned, used or signed by Curt Schilling (who played for the team from 2000 to 2003), Luis Gonzalez (from 1999 to 2006), Curt Schilling (2000 to 2003), Jay Bell (1998 to 2002), Mark Grace (2001 to 2003), Matt Williams (1998 to 2003), or Randy Johnson (2007 to 2008) is considered to be the most valuable among collectors.
Arizona Diamondbacks memorabilia that dates back to the late 1990s is considered to be more rare than memorabilia from the 2000s to present. Memorabilia from the team's 2001 World Series Championship win is considered to be both rare and valuable as well.
Restoration of a Diamondbacks jersey, helmet, baseball, baseball bat, or sign is not recommended.
For more information regarding where to find Arizona/Phoenix Diamondbacks memorabilia, visit the Diamondbacks' official website, Sports Memorabilia, or Fans Edge.