- Diamondbacks finish their first season of play (2011) with an impressive overall record of 20-6, only to fall victim in the Championship Game to the Nationals.
- "Obstacles are what you see when you take your eyes off the goal." -V.L.
- "Dictionary is the only place that success comes before work. Hard work is the price we must pay for success. I think you can accomplish anything if you're willing to pay the price." -V.L.