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Former Padres Pitcher Danny Coombs

05/26/16 / Padres360.com / @Padres360 By Wayne McBrayer Brewer is a small town in Maine named after its first settler, Colonel John Brewer. It has a population of around 10,000 and has a surface area of 15.68 miles. Out of this

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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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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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Out of the Pen With Doug Bochtler

On November 14, 2015, the San Diego Padres announced the hiring of a new bullpen coach to replace Willie Blair.  It was also the first coach that Andy Green had a hand in hiring from outside the organization.  When the

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A Miracle Met, a Hawaii Islander, A San Diego Padre: The Career of Rod Gaspar

Rod Gaspar, Padres

Rod Gaspar is a man who was in the right place at the right time.  Drafted in the 2nd round of the 1967 draft, he spend 2 years  working his way through the minor leagues before making it onto the

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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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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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A Visit with Norm Sherry

During the Salute to the 1984 Team Weekend, we were fortunate to see Norm Sherry in the Team Store. We took a chance and asked him if he would be willing to complete a questionnaire that we had prepared (in

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Thoughts from Chris Cannizzaro

Padres360 includes honoring our past, encouraging our future, and supporting our team. Throwback Thursdays are devoted to honoring our past. We are very honored to share this about Chris Cannizzaro. Chris Cannizzaro was a catcher on 2 expansion clubs; the

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Mike Feder – PCL Executive of the Year

September 25, 2013 by Wayne McBrayer  with photos by Rebecca Herman For the Padres last two home games, Mike Feder, and his wife Pattie, will be the guests of the San Diego Padres. You may see Mike & Pattie around the ballpark

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