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Future Candidates for the Padres Hall of Fame

05/10/16 / Padres360.com / @Padres360 By Wayne McBrayer A few days ago, the Padres announced their selections for the 2016 San Diego Padres Hall of Fame: Ted Williams and Ken Caminiti. No one can argue their contributions to Padres baseball history but

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What happened to Jay Franklin?

There are stories that people write based on personal experiences in life or observations of events that they live through.  This story is one that fell into our lap and touched our hearts as baseball fans.  It’s the story of

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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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The Night Ray Kroc Took Over the Mic

  John DeMott is best remembered for his shotgun call of Padres players names as they came out of the dugout to start the game.  His call of Padres shortstop #11 E-N-Z-O- Hernandez is remembered by Padres fans of the

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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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