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Mayor Greg Stanton will present Arizona Diamondbacks legend and Baseball Hall of Fame inductee Randy Johnson with Key to the City during a public ceremony at Noon, this Friday, June 5 at City Hall.  The “Big Unit” will be the first person to ever receive a Key to the City of Phoenix.

Johnson was the World Series Most Valuable Player on the 2001 Diamondbacks team that brought the city its first-ever major sports championship, and earned four consecutive (of his career total five) Cy Young Awards wearing an Arizona uniform.  The southpaw will become the first player to wear a D-backs hat on his plaque at the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, N.Y., on July 26.

If you go

WHO: Mayor Greg Stanton, Randy Johnson, D-backs President Derrick Hall

WHAT: Presenting Johnson with the Key to the City

WHERE: City Hall Atrium

WHEN: Noon, Friday, June 5