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When You’re Fired, Press On!

2/13/17 / Padres360.com / @Padres360 By Andy Strasberg … originally shared via Facebook 2/13/17 [Reposted with permission] ********************************** Once I got to know Ray Kroc, I came to think of him as 70-year-old kid that I grew up with who

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Posted in An Andy Strasberg Memory

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

The Night Ray Kroc Took Over the Mic

  John DeMott is best remembered for his shotgun call of Padres players names as they came out of the dugout to start the game.  His call of Padres shortstop #11 E-N-Z-O- Hernandez is remembered by Padres fans of the

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Posted in Padres History, 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

A Mellow Tuesday Afternoon

In general, Tuesday afternoons are nothing to write home about. Tucked away in the middle of our weeks, they’re usually packed with routine tasks and must-do-now errands. It’s not often we recall something marvelous happening then. However, one particular Tuesday

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Posted in Padres Throwback Thursday

Does the SD Chicken have a Favorite Padre?

  Welcome to our first edition of “Tuesdays with Ted.” We look forward to sharing his stories and insights over many weeks and hope, together, we can brighten your day regardless of the Padres’ score on a given day! We

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Meet the Right Field Mission

September 20, 2013 By Rebecca Herman and Wayne McBrayer Reflections … Over the many years I have been attending Padres games, I have seen players come and go.  During that time, there were several people not playing on the diamond

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Posted in At the Ballpark, Fan Focus

My Visit to the Padres HOF and Museum

July 25, 2013 by Rebecca Herman My son and I have now visited 18 Major League ballparks and are on a quest to visit them all! It isn’t always possible but ideally, when we make the trek to a new ballpark

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Posted in At the Ballpark
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