On January 9, 2002 — Postseason spark plug Craig Counsell signs a three-year, $7.25 million deal with the Arizona Diamondbacks. Cut by the Dodgers in 2000, the NLCS MVP played the infield in 141 games for the 2001 World Series champion Diamondbacks.

 


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Baseball Reference January 9

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National Pastime January 9

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