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A Visit with former Padres Pitcher – Bill Greif

04/07/16 / Padres360.com / @Padres360 by Wayne McBrayer I really don’t know what ever inspired me to start collecting autographs, but I do remember the very first autograph I ever acquired, and where I got it from.  The Padres were

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Talking to Former Padres Pitcher, Rich Troedson

My love for baseball started in 1974 when I started collecting baseball cards.  I would buy cards at our local 7/11 and at Longs Drugs and spend time looking at them and reading players stats on the back of the

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The Padres First Star – #17 – Nate Colbert

In the first few years of Padres history, the team struggled to win games.  Like all expansion clubs before them, the Padres were filled with players at the end of their careers, or with young players who hadn’t panned out with

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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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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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