Monthly Archives: May 2016

Padres History – May 28, 1973

Padres owner C. Arnholdt Smith sells the Padres for 12 million dollars to Joseph B. Danzansky.  Danzansky  gives Smith a $100,000.00 dollar check as a down payment and is granted 45 days to complete financial arrangements, secure a lease for

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Padres History – May 27, 1968

  The National League owners award the San Diego Padres and Montreal Expos National League franchises during meetings in Chicago, increasing the number of teams to 12.  The Padres plan to begin major-league play in 1969, the city of San

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Former Padres Pitcher Danny Coombs

05/26/16 / Padres360.com / @Padres360 By Wayne McBrayer Brewer is a small town in Maine named after its first settler, Colonel John Brewer. It has a population of around 10,000 and has a surface area of 15.68 miles. Out of this

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Watching the Storm in Lancaster

05/24/16 / Padres360.com / @Padres360 by Rebecca Herman & Wayne McBrayer from Lancaster, CA Lancaster, CA is a city located about 70 miles north of downtown Los Angeles in the Antelope Valley region and California’s High Desert. It has increased in population

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Future Candidates for the Padres Hall of Fame

05/10/16 / Padres360.com / @Padres360 By Wayne McBrayer A few days ago, the Padres announced their selections for the 2016 San Diego Padres Hall of Fame: Ted Williams and Ken Caminiti. No one can argue their contributions to Padres baseball history but

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This Day in Padres History – May 10, 2008

05/10/16 / Padres360.com / @Padres360 With the Padres’ 3-2 victory over the Rockies at Petco Park, Greg Maddux, on his fifth attempt, wins the 350th game of his career. The 42 year-old right-hander becomes the ninth pitcher in major league history

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Club 19 at Petco Park for 2016

Petco Park 2016 Club 19 Tony's Tenders

05/07/16 / Padres360.com / @Padres360 by Rebecca Herman & Wayne McBrayer at Petco Park When you first walk into Club 19, you immediately know why that’s its name because you are greeted with the amazing collection of Tony Gwynn’s NL Batting Champion bats!

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Padres History-May 6th 2001

Manager Bruce Bochy notches his 500th victory as a manager of the San Diego Padres, while Rickey Henderson reaches base for the 5000th time in his career with a double in the Padres 8-2 victory against the Cincinnati Reds at Cinergy

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