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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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Posted in Padres History, Padres Throwback Thursday

Talkin’ Padres Baseball with The Coach… John Kentera

From XTRA Sports 690 to The Mighty 1090, John has been a staple of sports talk radio in San Diego for more than 20 years.  He has a passion for all sports and a memory that is second to none.  

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Posted in At the Ballpark, Fan Focus, Padres History, Padres Players, Padres Trade Rumors, Transactions

Catching Up With Johnny Grubb

Drafted by the Padres with the 24th pick in the 1st round of the 1971 amateur draft (January Secondary), Johnny Grubb moved quickly though the minor league system.  He was called up by the Padres September 10, 1972 and got

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Posted in Padres History, Padres Players

From 2B to 3B With Former Padre Dave Hilton

Since we started writing the blog, I have started to once again look at the baseball cards I collected when I was little.  So many Padres names and so many happy memories flood back into my mind when I look at

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Posted in Padres History, Padres Players, Padres Throwback Thursday

In Preller We Trust: But a Fond Farewell to Our Buddy

With the firing of Bud Black, we have mixed feelings but are not totally surprised.  In our years as a Padres fans, we have seen everyone from John McNamara to now Bud Black come and go.  Some left with little

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Posted in At the Ballpark, Padres History, Padres Leadership

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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Posted in Padres History, Padres Players

SABR – Memorable Padres Moments in Review

August 13, 2013 by Wayne McBrayer & Rebecca Herman We received our SABR Member Newsletter and were very excited to hear what the August 9, 2013 meeting would feature: Radio Re-Creations with Bob Chandler! We knew we would be there.  The names listed

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Posted in At the Ballpark

Volquez, Cabrera, and Gyorko Milestones

June 3, 2013 by Rebecca Herman SAN DIEGO PADRES Unfortunately, our Padres fell 7-4 to the Toronto Blue Jays in 11 innings on Sunday, June 2, 2013.  It was a night game due to the Rock and Roll Marathon earlier in the day.  The temperature

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Posted in Just the Facts, Milestones, Padres Players

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