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Fastball John: A Grand Slam Novel

To finish off the baseball season, Rebecca and I took a trip to Atlanta, GA to see the last Major League game played at Turner Field.  For that trip, I decided to bring my copy of John D’Acquisto’s book, “Fastball

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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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A Beautiful Opening Day in San Diego!

04/05/16 / Padres360.com / @Padres360 by Rebecca Herman By this time, I’m sure everyone knows the results of the Opening Day game so there isn’t much reason to rehash that … far too many people on social media and other

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Excited for Opening Day in San Diego!

04/03/16 / Padres360.com / @Padres360 by Rebecca Herman   It’s been a great weekend to lead up to the Padres Opening Day on Monday … bring on the baseball season! Music & Memories On Friday night, Wayne & I attended  “Music

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Talkin’ Padres Baseball with The Coach… John Kentera

From XTRA Sports 690 to The Mighty 1090, John has been a staple of sports talk radio in San Diego for more than 20 years.  He has a passion for all sports and a memory that is second to none.  

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Hail To the Chief – Part #3

Gene Locklear Art

In our last part of our Gene Locklear interview, we reached out to some of his former teammates for questions they would be interested in having Gene answer.  Some ended up just being comments while some had a little bit

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Former Padres Infielder Ted Kubiak

Ted Kubiak - Padres

Drafted by the Kansas City A’s in 1961, Ted Kubiak spent six years in the A’s minor league system primarily playing shortstop; however, when the A’s called him up in 1967, they wanted him to be a utility player.  While

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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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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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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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