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Logan Allen Focused For Success

07/25/17 / Padres360.com / @Padres360 By Wayne McBrayer and Craig Martin from Lake Elsinore, CA Drafted in the 8th Round of the 2015 MLB Draft by the Boston Red Sox out of the IMG Academy out of Bradenton, FL, and was quickly signed for $725,000.00 . Logan was

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Posted in Lake Elsinore Storm, On the Farm

View From the Dugout – Memories From Andy Strasberg

8/3/16 / Padres360.com / @Padres360 By Andy Strasberg … originally shared via Facebook 8/1/16 Every person who works for a professional baseball team’s front office is familiar with this credo: “If you are working the game and watching more than two

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Posted in An Andy Strasberg Memory, Padres History

Padres History April 20, 1978

This day in Padres history April 20, 1978.  Ozzie Smith makes what might be the greatest defensive play in Padres history, robbing Atlanta’s Jeff Burroughs of a hit.

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Posted in Padres History

Out of the Pen With Doug Bochtler

On November 14, 2015, the San Diego Padres announced the hiring of a new bullpen coach to replace Willie Blair.  It was also the first coach that Andy Green had a hand in hiring from outside the organization.  When the

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Posted in Padres History, Padres Players, Padres Throwback Thursday

Talking to Former Padres Pitcher, Rich Troedson

My love for baseball started in 1974 when I started collecting baseball cards.  I would buy cards at our local 7/11 and at Longs Drugs and spend time looking at them and reading players stats on the back of the

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Posted in Padres History, Padres Players, Padres Throwback Thursday

Former Padres Pitcher George Stablein

Drafted by the San Diego Padres in the third round of the 1978 MLB Draft out of California State University, Dominguez Hills, George Stablein was assigned to Reno of the A+ Cal League, where he compiled an 8-4 record with a

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Posted in Padres History, Padres Players

Catching Up With Johnny Grubb

Drafted by the Padres with the 24th pick in the 1st round of the 1971 amateur draft (January Secondary), Johnny Grubb moved quickly though the minor league system.  He was called up by the Padres September 10, 1972 and got

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Posted in Padres History, Padres Players

A Miracle Met, a Hawaii Islander, A San Diego Padre: The Career of Rod Gaspar

Rod Gaspar, Padres

Rod Gaspar is a man who was in the right place at the right time.  Drafted in the 2nd round of the 1967 draft, he spend 2 years  working his way through the minor leagues before making it onto the

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Posted in Padres History, Padres Players, Padres Throwback Thursday

What happened to Jay Franklin?

There are stories that people write based on personal experiences in life or observations of events that they live through.  This story is one that fell into our lap and touched our hearts as baseball fans.  It’s the story of

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Posted in Padres History, Padres Players, Padres Throwback Thursday

The Famous SD Chicken and Ted Turner

Last week in our visit with Ted, he talked about some of the people who have most surprised him through the years. As we continue this week, Ted talks about another rather famous Ted …   Padres360 – Now didn’t

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Posted in Tuesdays with Ted
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