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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This Day in Padres’ History (Three Trades & Big Signing)

December 8, 2016

The San Diego Padres‘ history is very deep, and on this day in that history, the team pulled off three separate trades and also made one of the biggest signings they ever had. 17 different players changed hands on this day in Padres history (December 8th) and each trade was unique. The first two trades are for the very old school fans out there, and the last trade was slightly…

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Padres Special: This Day in Padres History (Three Trades & Big Signing)

December 8, 2015

The San Diego Padres history is very deep and on this day in history the team pulled off three separate trades and also made one of the biggest signings in teams history. 17 different players changed hands on this date in Padres history (December 8th). The first two trades are for the very old school fans out there and the last trade was a little controversial at the time. Any…

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Padres Special: Craig Kimbrel Latest in History of Great Closers for San Diego Padres

April 15, 2015

I am not sure if any other team has a history of closers like the San Diego Padres. The Padres have two relievers in Rollie Fingers and Goose Gossage presently in the Baseball Hall-Of-Fame. Trevor Hoffman is sure to be included once eligible in 2016. The vote is this summer and hopefully Hoffman will be included with long time great Ken Griffey Jr. With Hoffman’s induction, that would give the…

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