A Look Back at the 1998 San Diego Padres

October 10, 2017

As I sit here watching the beginning of the 2017 postseason, I long to see the San Diego Padres in the playoffs again. I am reminded of when I was a young child during the celebrated playoff run of 1998. The city of San Diego was alive. Jack Murphy Stadium was filled every night. They averaged north of 31,000 per game at the ballpark that season. 1998 was a fun…


Padres Special: Remembering MVP Ken Caminiti

December 12, 2015

In the 46-year history of the San Diego Padres the team has had only one MVP. That honor goes to Ken Caminiti who was a very capable leader, but had many unforseen issues that led to his untimely death. Caminiti was a fierce competitor and worked very hard on his craft. The man hated to lose or fail and in the end that drive for perfection led him down the…


Padres Special: 5 Reasons to be Thankful For the San Diego Padres

November 26, 2015

It is surely a lot easier being thankful for the Padres right now than in seasons past. The team has taken the correct strides to grow the franchise and finally come out of obscurity. For much of the teams history they have strived to be average. That is a sure way to die a slow death in Major League Baseball. A team either has to be all-in with its attempt…