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Encyclopedia > Scottsdale Scorpions

The Scottsdale Scorpions are an Arizona Fall League baseball team located in the affluent Phoenix suburb of Scottsdale. The Arizona Fall League is a minor league baseball league which operates during the Fall in Arizona. ... Baseball is a team sport, in which a fist-sized ball is thrown by a defensive player called a pitcher and hit by an offensive player called a batter with a round, smooth stick called a bat. ... Phoenix Uptown (northern skyline) in 2004, looking north Phoenix (Oodham: Skikik) is the capital, largest city and largest metropolitan area in the state of Arizona, United States. ... Scottsdale (Pima Vaá¹£ai S-veá¹£onÄ­) is a city located in Maricopa County, Arizona, USA. Named by the New York Times as The Beverly Hills of the Desert and by Travel Channel as one of the most luxurious destinations in the nation, Scottsdale has become internationally recognized and regarded...

The team is linked to various MLB teams, including the Arizona Diamondbacks, Chicago White Sox and Milwaukee Brewers, among others. Major League Baseball (MLB) is the highest level of play in professional baseball in North America. ... Arizona Diamondbacks National League AAA Tucson Sidewinders AA Tennessee Smokies A Lancaster JetHawks South Bend Silver Hawks Yakima Bears R Missoula Osprey The Arizona Diamondbacks are a Major League Baseball team based in Phoenix, Arizona. ... The Chicago White Sox are a Major League Baseball team based in Chicago, Illinois. ... The Milwaukee Brewers are a Major League Baseball team based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. ...

In 1994, the team gained worldwide media attention, when Michael Jordan began trying to become a major league baseball player by joining the Scorpions. After one year, Jordan was shipped off to the Birmingham Barons, in Birmingham, Alabama. 1994 was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International year of the Family. ... Michael Jordan Michael Jeffrey Jordan (born February 17, 1963, in Brooklyn, New York) is a former National Basketball Association player, and is considered by many to be the greatest basketball player of all time. ... Chicago White Sox American League AAA Charlotte Knights AA Birmingham Barons A Winston-Salem Warthogs Kannapolis Intimidators R Bristol White Sox Great Falls White Sox The Birmingham Barons are a minor league baseball team based in Birmingham, Alabama. ... Nickname: The Magic City, Pittsburgh of the South Location in Alabama Founded  -Incorporated 1871 1871  County Jefferson County Mayor Bernard Kincaid Area  - Total  - Water 393. ...

The Scorpions are popular among Scottsdale residents, and somewhat popular among residents of other cities adjacent to Phoenix.

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Scottsdale Arizona CVB : Hotels, Attractions, Travel and Vacation Planning (381 words)
All scorpions are nocturnal, venturing from their shelters at night to forage for prey.
There are more than 30 species of scorpions living in Arizona, but the three most common are the bark scorpion, striped tail (or devil’s) scorpion and the giant hairy scorpion.
Scorpion stings are rarely life threatening, but they are very painful.
Scorpions?? (Phoenix, Scottsdale, Tempe: apartments, houses, campus) - Phoenix area - Arizona (AZ) - City-Data Forum (1058 words)
Scorpions are generally common under two circumstances: 1) homes on the edge of the desert (for obvious reasons) 2) new construction (because it tends to stir up the ground)
Combine the two, and some scorpions are inevitable if you live in a new house on the edge of the desert.
Scorpions, although certainly not unheard of, should be less common there than in more recently developed areas.
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