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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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Posted in Padres History, Padres Players, Padres Throwback Thursday

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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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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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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Posted in At the Ballpark, Fan Focus

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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