San Diego’s John Balaz One of 500 Retirees w/o an MLB Pension

January 9, 2018

San Diego’s John Balaz is one of 500 retirees w/o an MLB pension. A native of Toronto, Ontario, Canada who attended Point Loma High School and later, San Diego Community College, Balaz, who turned 68 last year, was an outfielder who spent parts of the 1974 and 1975 seasons with the California Angels and the 1976 season in the Red Sox’ organization. He also spent part of the 1977 season…


Tell Tony Clark to Do What is Right Once and For All

December 19, 2017

If the friends and loved ones of Dolores Glynn are reading this, please let them know how sorry I am. Now I have no idea whether Dolores Glynn, who once served as the secretary to Buzzie Bavasi, the former president of the San Diego Padres, is still alive. But I do know that her late husband Bill died four years ago, at 91. If the name rings a bell, it’s…