Padres

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Tony Gwynn: Pride of San Diego

Just when baseball seemed to be getting drunk on home runs, Tony Gwynn emerged to reveal the beauty...

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Roberto Alomar: Baseball’s Nomad Superstar

Among Hall of Famers, Roberto Alomar may be the least attached to any one team or city. Like...

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Willie McCovey: “If you pitch to him, he’ll ruin baseball”

If you pitch to him, he’ll ruin baseball. He’d hit 80 home runs. There’s no comparison between McCovey...

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Why are they called the San Diego Padres?

The longtime Pacific Coast League entry from San Diego was called the Padres, so in 1969 the National...

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The pitcher that Tony Gwynn could not hit

Frank DiPino spent more than a decade in the big leagues, and he pitched in more than 500...

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San Diego Padres All-Time Team

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When Kirk Gibson got revenge against the Goose

The 1984 World Series was a mismatch. The Detroit Tigers were a great team, a team that belongs...

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Nine amazing facts from the career of Tony Gwynn

Sadly, we lost Hall of Fame outfielder Tony Gwynn this week to cancer. Gwynn was without question the...

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Padres early history was wild and crazy

To say the early days of the San Diego Padres were zany would be an understatement.

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Dave Winfield: Everyone’s favorite draft pick

In his senior year in college, Dave Winfield was a wanted man. In 1973, Winfield, a senior at...