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Jody Jackson takes a behind the scenes tour of the MLB FanFest before it opens to the public.
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Downtown Phoenix and gets the call on -- the storm has all star festivities are getting ready to start fans that. That's better and it's kind of about here but not like sit the aren't teams in baseball. Park. Collins yeah. Let's go Sox. The Phoenix convention center has been transformed. To the deep south -- beat -- baseball fun -- something new and having eight or just. So much about it its practices are sitting at their shopping is just really simple fact. Yeah tickets remaining home run derby made you don't. Home run -- right here at fans best form pitching -- that up. Even mark for single double triple over the wall it is they've bombed so you'll see plenty of kids and adults. Trying their hand out here. This centerpiece of and that's it's called the diamond alongside Major League baseball's first and abhorrent and Matt. Why is the scariest of crucial during and that's a lot going on here. Absolutely I mean this is a baseball event so that -- centerpiece is gonna be it baseball diamond. We have home run hitting contest here for kids for mascots. -- and its players. And leave -- wedding here. Not going to be very exciting you know letting his first brand new and that's exactly and it's gonna be some of the fans will be able to see Tuesday morning at 11 am. But if the city to baseball crazy and get married to join together. But we really throughout the week -- -- because of program. Activity here that's going to be fun and exciting for our fans always. Can get a glimpse of their favorite players -- and answers should tell you might be out here life you know kids are gonna -- -- -- -- I'm sad. That's right of the current players. It'll be retired players just enough it's going to be here for a reason for the local Diamondbacks. So be a really wide assortment of players check your schedule on lineman it's the only action. And that this is kind of a little slice of the hall of fame ring here at an offensive. That's right we understand that we're in Phoenix Arizona it's a long trip to Cooperstown -- quickness hands clean hands here and start fast. Has gotten a lot to see here from jerseys caps. Civil -- -- dollars -- information yeah. All of the artifacts from the tiniest infants -- -- and loaded in the past week. Sends him. Big place here for a -- And then -- which isn't her little fame left. -- relevant what makes sense of local markets push -- Diamondbacks and Buehrle and then just a wide assortment of stuff from Dayton. Players all the way up to current the current thing. How important is it to Patrick today negro leagues here representation from the hall of -- it's really important to Major League Baseball to celebrate. The whole history of baseball and are being -- as we have a display -- in the negro leagues. We have pictures we have information. And some really great jerseys and hats. To show some of the great players who were legendary Satchel Paige to cool Papa bell. And I think fans can get to see it and learn a lot of history of the game. We're here at Troy Tulowitzki locker. Not the one at Chase Field for the all star game but here and that's. It's basically a taste of what a Major League clubhouse -- right next they've done it it's called the clubhouse opinions. Political -- and of course it got some of the all star blocker set up and all -- -- -- -- that -- And there will be a lot going on here including autograph sessions during the week. I don't know about you but I like a little something -- Tiffany and company but you won't find anything here in this group could fit into the open -- Got sixteen official Major League Baseball awards including the World Series and he. And it will take over here that 2001 World Series trophy of course won by the gotten back it will be on display. As we told you this sneak peak that was not here yet. Were inside the hometown heroes exhibit and local fans can relive some of the great moments we've gotten back it's like 50001 World Series. Fans around the country can learn a little bit more about this young but very successful franchise and thought a lot take a picture with the 2011 team become part of the team. Into producing will be all the fields part of all of our staff this year but importantly right didn't.