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Padres History – June 5, 1973

With the 4th pick in the first round, the San Diego Padres select…outfielder and pitcher Dave Winfield from the University of Minnesota.

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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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Excited for Opening Day in San Diego!

04/03/16 / Padres360.com / @Padres360 by Rebecca Herman   It’s been a great weekend to lead up to the Padres Opening Day on Monday … bring on the baseball season! Music & Memories On Friday night, Wayne & I attended  “Music

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Former Padres Pitcher George Stablein

Drafted by the San Diego Padres in the third round of the 1978 MLB Draft out of California State University, Dominguez Hills, George Stablein was assigned to Reno of the A+ Cal League, where he compiled an 8-4 record with a

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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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Padres Memories From Brent Strom

  Brent Strom was born in San Diego and grew up playing baseball locally.  He was drafted by the Angels and Giants but never signed with either club.  He was finally drafted in 1970 with the 3rd pick in the 1st

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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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A Mellow Tuesday Afternoon

In general, Tuesday afternoons are nothing to write home about. Tucked away in the middle of our weeks, they’re usually packed with routine tasks and must-do-now errands. It’s not often we recall something marvelous happening then. However, one particular Tuesday

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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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Meet the Right Field Mission

September 20, 2013 By Rebecca Herman and Wayne McBrayer Reflections … Over the many years I have been attending Padres games, I have seen players come and go.  During that time, there were several people not playing on the diamond

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