Former Arizona Diamondbacks first baseman Mark Grace will serve as the grand marshal for the 37th annual Fort McDowell Fiesta Bowl Parade.
Grace was an All-Star first baseman who played 13 seasons with the Chicago Cubs and then three seasons with the Diamondbacks. During the 2001 World Series, Grace hit a home run for the Diamondbacks in Game 5 and led the ninth-inning rally in Game 7 by hitting a single off New York Yankees pitcher Mariano Rivera.
The Fiesta Bowl Parade will be 11 a.m. Dec. 29 in central Phoenix. Reserved seating is available by calling (480) 350-0911 or visiting www.fiestabowl.org.