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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Rickey Henderson’s Tenure With Padres Started 22 Years Ago Today

December 29, 2017

22 years ago, the San Diego Padres made a surprise addition to the team, as they signed a future Hall of Fame player for the 1996 season. Rickey Henderson was inked to a two-year/$4 million deal on December 29, 1995. The contract included many incentives in regard to games played and plate appearances by Henderson, that he easily triggered, making the total deal worth $6.295 million for the two years…

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21 Years Ago Rickey Henderson Was Signed By the Padres

December 29, 2016

  21 years ago, the San Diego Padres made a surprise addition to the team, as they signed a future hall-of-fame player for the 1996 season. Rickey Henderson was inked to a two-year/$4-million dollar deal on December 29, 1995. The contract included many incentives in regard to games played and plate appearances by Henderson, that he easily triggered, making the total deal worth $6.295 million for the two years when…

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