Monday is Opening Day for 14 MLB teams across the country including our own Arizona Diamondbacks. This season, the fans will get an even better experience at Chase Field with new gear, new food, and an all-you-can-eat pet friendly patio.
First, the team is unveiling 8 new jerseys this year. They worked on these designs for two years. One of the new uniforms features a Sedona red snakeskin pattern up the side, and teal is coming back to some of the uniforms for the first time since 2006.
Next, you cant miss out on the new food! The chefs have redone the entire menu.
"I think great items are gonna be the cheeseburger dog and the stuffed burger," said Executive Chef Stephen Tilder. "The stuffed burger is awesome. It's got three different cheeses. We do a cheese spread, and a nice fresh local roll."
And, if you want to share, you have to try the Pit Viper Sandwich. It's a deep fried pulled pork sandwich with cheese and caramelized onions.
"It's a two and a half pound sandwich," said Tilder. Even though the sandwich has a $20 price tag, Tilder said it's well worth it because it's not only delicious, but it can feed two to four people.
Also new this year: the Pet Smart Patio. During each of the 13 Sunday home games, pet owners can bring their furry friends to the game and have their own suite.
"They'll have their own mini pet suite with a dog bed, dog treats, and toys..." said Judd Norris of the Diamondbacks who worked with Pet Smart to make this happen. "And it's all-you-can-eat for the humans and all-you-can-eat for the dogs with our doggy ice cream station."
The best part? You can even customize the ice cream for your four legged friend with kibble toppings.
All of the fun kicks off with Larry Fitzgerald throwing the first pitch against the Colorado Rockies.