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Padres Prospect Jacob Nix

07/28/17 / Padres360.com / @Padres360 By Wayne McBrayer and Craig Martin from Lake Elsinore, CA Jacob Nix was originally drafted by the Houston Astros in the fifth round of the 2014 MLB Draft. After coming to terms with Jacob, the Astros reneged on

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Posted in Lake Elsinore Storm, On the Farm

Thunder At The Diamond

07/21/17 / Padres360.com / @Padres360 By Wayne McBrayer, Rebecca Herman and Craig Martin from Lake Elsinore, CA Since 2001, Thunder has been entertaining fans as The Diamond in Lake Elsinore as well as personal and public appearances all over Southern California.  His passion

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Posted in At the Ballpark, Lake Elsinore Storm

Former Padres Pitcher Danny Coombs

05/26/16 / Padres360.com / @Padres360 By Wayne McBrayer Brewer is a small town in Maine named after its first settler, Colonel John Brewer. It has a population of around 10,000 and has a surface area of 15.68 miles. Out of this

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Posted in Padres History, Padres Players, Padres Throwback Thursday

Padres history April 22, 1977

Pitcher Bob Shirley retires 25 consecutive Houston Astros in a 4-2 Padres victory at The Astrodome.

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A Visit with former Padres Pitcher – Bill Greif

04/07/16 / Padres360.com / @Padres360 by Wayne McBrayer I really don’t know what ever inspired me to start collecting autographs, but I do remember the very first autograph I ever acquired, and where I got it from.  The Padres were

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Posted in Padres History, Padres Players, Padres Throwback Thursday

Padres Memories From Brent Strom

  Brent Strom was born in San Diego and grew up playing baseball locally.  He was drafted by the Angels and Giants but never signed with either club.  He was finally drafted in 1970 with the 3rd pick in the 1st

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The Padres First Star – #17 – Nate Colbert

In the first few years of Padres history, the team struggled to win games.  Like all expansion clubs before them, the Padres were filled with players at the end of their careers, or with young players who hadn’t panned out with

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Posted in Padres History, Padres Players, Padres Throwback Thursday

40 Years Ago Today: 8/4/74

Today is an anniversary in Padres history that isn’t mentioned very often and is one I didn’t know about until I became friends with Dave Freisleben.  We were talking last year and Dave mentioned that it was the anniversary of

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Posted in Padres History, Padres Players

Ryan Jackson From a Cardinals Perspective

  I would like to thank my cousin Joe McBrayer for taking the time to write this piece for Padres360.com.  He’s a lifelong Cardinals fan and loves baseball with a passion. St. Louis (MO) Last week the Houston Astros traded

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SABR – Memorable Padres Moments in Review

August 13, 2013 by Wayne McBrayer & Rebecca Herman We received our SABR Member Newsletter and were very excited to hear what the August 9, 2013 meeting would feature: Radio Re-Creations with Bob Chandler! We knew we would be there.  The names listed

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Posted in At the Ballpark
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