A DREAM COME TRUE! Signing my first professional contract in front of Chicago Cubs Scout George Freese and my Dad - A.J. Fast .
THE TACOMA CUBS The Cubs Triple-A team was just 20 miles from my hometown. It was a great thrill to pitch in front of family and friends during my first season of pro ball.
THE BEST GAME OF MY LIFE! My first start with the Tacoma Cubs when I broke Hall of Famer Juan Marichal's Pacific Coast League's strike out record - 15 K's in 8 innings.
CUBS PITCHING COACH Standing with Fred Martin who really taught me how to pitch. He started wth the basics - "Darcy, this is a baseball. It's your job to throw it over the plate."
THE MAJOR LEAGUES My first day to wear a Cub uniform and pitch against the Atlanta Braves with Hank Aaron and Joe Torre in the line-up.
OFFICIAL MAJOR LEAGUE PHOTO I finally get to wear the pinstripes of the Chicago Cubs.
WRIGLEY FIELD Ready to play during my first game at Wrigley Field. What an awesome place to play in the Major Leagues. Cub fans are the best!
NEW SPRING TRAINING FACILITIES Salt River Stadium - the new spring training facilities for the Arizona Diamondbacks and Colorado Rockies.
SALT RIVER STADIUM BUFFET Getting ready to enjoy a great buffet and meet some corporate sponsors in a suite at Salt River Stadium.
WATCHING THE DIAMONDBACKS A great view of the Diamondbaciks playing at their new spring training facilities in Scottsdale, AZ
GREET & MEET Meeting with some Diamondback fans during the opening of the new Salt River Stadium.
UNIVERSITY OF PORTLAND Speakig at the annual Diamond Club Banguet that officially kicks off the baseball season for the Pilots baseball season.
FUTURE CUBS LEFTY? Taber Fast, my grandson, and his new friend enjoy hanging out in the dugout and meeting some of the players.
HALL OF FAMER GAYLORD PERRY Enjoying a laugh together while signing autographs at Fan Fest!
PERFECT PITCHER Don Larsen and I taking a moment to look through my book during an autograph session. Don is the only player to ever pitch a perfect World Series game. We were teammates during his last season of baseball.
INTRODUCTIONS Sports announcer Bill Krueger, teammate Aaron Pointer and myself are being introduced to baseball fans at the new Cheney Stadium.
1968 CHICAGO CUBS Standing on the top row between Bill Hands and Ken Holtzman. Four future Hall of Famers - Ernie Banks, Billy Williams, Ferguson Jenkins and Ron Santo along with Manager Leo Durocher are in this team photo.
ROOKIE BASEBALL CARD My 1972 Rookie Stars Baseball Card with the San Diego Padres. Included are Derrel Thomas and Mike Ivie.