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D-backs honor fallen firefighters

19The Arizona Diamondbacks are honoring the memory of 19 firefighters from Prescott, Ariz., who perished fighting the Yarnell fire with a series of tributes and a memorial patch that will remain on the team's jersey throughout the season.

During the July 5-14 homestand:

  • D-backs players and coaches will wear newly-created black tribute jerseys with "Arizona" across the front and a white patch over the heart bearing the No. 19. These one-of-a-kind, game-worn tribute jerseys and nameplates from the D-backs clubhouse are signed by the players and will be up for auction until Sunday, July 14 at Proceeds from the online auction will benefit the fire relief efforts through the Arizona Diamondbacks Foundation.
  • Yarnell jersey
  • Proceeds from the 50/50 Raffle, supported by Western Refining, will benefit the families of the tragedy.
  • All active, reserve, retired and veteran military personnel, as well as active or retired fire and police personnel, can receive a 50% discount on up to four tickets. Buy Tickets »

To support the 100 Club of Arizona, American Red Cross and other charities that will assist the affected families and communities, fans can make a donation at Fans who donate $19 or more will be entered for a chance to win a team-signed home white jersey with the name "Yarnell" and No. 19.

To date, over $500,000 has been raised via proceeds from the online auction, 50/50 Raffle, fan donations and $200,000 in matching donations from the Arizona Diamondbacks Foundation.