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Chase Field inspired playground dedicated


It's going to be a great day for the families who are dealing with major medical problems in the Valley.

This morning, the renovated playground at the Ronald McDonald house was dedicated by Diamondbacks Catcher Miguel Montero. It's fitting that the baseball standout was there as the playground was remodeled to look like Chase Field. It even has a replica of Montero at home plate ready to play catch.

The $50,000 renovation includes padded walls just like the outfield at the ballpark. Other playground amenities include a jungle-gym slide, crawl tub, tic-tac-toe, hopscotch and more.

The renovations were made possible by the D-backs Give Back League, a volunteer group made up of Arizona Diamondbacks employees who donated their time and even coordinated vendors to finish the project.

There are many upgrades besides the actual playground equipment. There is now new lighting, fans, mister system, grilling area, patio furniture and landscaping.

The Ronald McDonald house is located at 501 E. Roanoke Dr., right next to Phoenix Children's Hospital in downtown Phoenix.

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