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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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Hail To The Chief! Gene Locklear Part #1

“So, you’re a friend of Dave Freisleben?” asked Gene Locklear as we walked up to his house.  Wayne responded with a yes, we are.  “We’ll, if I had known that, I wouldn’t have invited you,” was Gene’s smiling response and with

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Reaching out to Bob Shirley

Bob Shirley enjoyed his best seasons as a player with the San Diego Padres.  Drafted by the Padres with the 8th pick in the first round, Bob was assigned to AA Amarillo where he went 9-5 with a 3.32 ERA

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40 Years Ago Today: 8/4/74

Today is an anniversary in Padres history that isn’t mentioned very often and is one I didn’t know about until I became friends with Dave Freisleben.  We were talking last year and Dave mentioned that it was the anniversary of

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Randy Jones Near No-Hitter

39 years ago, Randy Jones hurled his second one-hitter of the season in a 2-1 win over the Cincinnati Reds at San Diego Stadium. Catcher Bill Plummer doubles in the 8th inning for the Reds only hit.

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The Famous SD Chicken and Ted Turner

Last week in our visit with Ted, he talked about some of the people who have most surprised him through the years. As we continue this week, Ted talks about another rather famous Ted …   Padres360 – Now didn’t

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Does the SD Chicken have a Favorite Padre?

  Welcome to our first edition of “Tuesdays with Ted.” We look forward to sharing his stories and insights over many weeks and hope, together, we can brighten your day regardless of the Padres’ score on a given day! We

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Talking to Padres Alumni Larry Stahl

  Larry Stahl is an outfielder who began his major league career in 1964 with the Kansas City City A’s.  He played there for parts of 3 seasons before being selected off of waivers on October 14, 1966 by the

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Thoughts from Chris Cannizzaro

Padres360 includes honoring our past, encouraging our future, and supporting our team. Throwback Thursdays are devoted to honoring our past. We are very honored to share this about Chris Cannizzaro. Chris Cannizzaro was a catcher on 2 expansion clubs; the

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Rusty Gerhardt – Then and Now

May 8, 2013 by  Wayne McBrayer    Padres360 includes honoring our past, encouraging our future, and supporting our team. Throwback Thursdays will be devoted to honoring our past. We are very honored to share this about Rusty Gerhardt. Rusty Gerhardt

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