MLB Hall of Famers Who Made a Stop in San Diego

January 11, 2018

Yesterday was the 80th birthday of one of the best players of all time, Willie McCovey. Most people remember him as a San Francisco Giant. Rightfully so, as he played 19 of his 22 seasons in San Francisco, which included the 1959 Rookie of the Year Award, six All-Star selections, the 1969 MVP and a World Series appearance in 1962. What most people don’t remember, outside of die-hard Padres fans,…

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Happy Birthday Benny- A Brief Look at Padres Catching History

March 9, 2017

Today is Benito Santiago‘s birthday. On this date, the greatest backstop in San Diego Padres’ history turns 52. In honor of Benny’s birthday, let us take a look back on his career, and other men who have been behind the dish for the Padres. Benito Santiago is arguably the most talented catcher ever to wear a Padres’ uniform. He started his MLB career back in 1986, at the ripe age…

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