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The Man Behind The Jersey-John Nester

John Nester

05/28/13 Updated 8/17/2017 / Padres360.com / @Padres360 By Wayne McBrayer Learning What I Otter Know The city of Evansville is a historic place when it comes to baseball.  Their roots can be traced all the way back to 1877 with the

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Posted in Lake Elsinore Storm

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

Leading the Storm is Jamie Quirk

Lake Elsinore Storm - Jamie Quirk

On the Farm with the Manager of Lake Elsinore Storm – Jamie Quirk Coming out of high school, Jamie Quirk had a big decision to make.  Should he sign with the Kansas City Royals, who drafted him with the 18th pick in

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Posted in Lake Elsinore Storm, On the Farm

At Lake Elsinore with Kyle Gaedele

On The Farm at Lake Elsinore ~~with Kyle Gaedele, May 10, 2013~~ In 2001, ESPN Baseball did a story titled, “Short on size, long on history.”  It tells the story of Eddie Gaedel … the shortest (3’ 7”) and lightest (65

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Posted in Lake Elsinore Storm, On the Farm
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