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Padres History April 19, 1997

This day in Padres history: April 19, 1997. In the first major league game ever played in Hawaii, the Cardinals edge the Padres, 1-0, at Aloha Stadium in Honolulu. The three-game set, titled the Padres Paradise Series, find the Friars dropping two

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Cardinal Thoughts on Jon Jay

After the Padres traded 2B-SS Jedd Gyorko to the Cardinals for OF Jon Jay, my cousin Joe McBrayer, who writes a blog about the Cardinals, asked me if I would write-up  my thoughts of Gyorko and what the Cardinals were getting

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Madres trip to Lake Elsinore 7/12/2014

We left at 3:30PM for Lake Elsinore with snacks, water and some yummy Jell-O shooters  provided by Summer Serrano, our Madres President.  After a quick stop in Escondido to pick up a few more people, we were on our way with

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First Trip With The Madres

My first memory of hearing the name Madres was at Jack Murphy Stadium.  I was at the ballpark early with some friends and there was a luncheon going on, so I decided to check it out.  I was told by

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Jerry Coleman’s Favorite Player-Padres Award Dinner 2013

I posted this last year on the Casual Fan page, but with the passing of Jerry Coleman, we wanted to bring it to Padres360.  Nicknamed “The Colonel” by his friends and fans,  Jerry Coleman has been involved in baseball since

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Happy Birthday John D’Acquisto

Growing up as a kid in San Diego, I remember the 1978 season.  It was the first season my Padres finished over .500 at 84-78.  One of the key players for the Padres that season was a man named John

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Ryan Jackson From a Cardinals Perspective

  I would like to thank my cousin Joe McBrayer for taking the time to write this piece for  He’s a lifelong Cardinals fan and loves baseball with a passion. St. Louis (MO) Last week the Houston Astros traded

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