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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 Padre and a Giant – Talking With John Yandle

06/09/16 / Padres360.com / @Padres360 By Wayne McBrayer While doing research for pictures of former Padres players, I came across a picture of a player I didn’t remember: John Yandle.  Upon researching John’s minor league stats with San Diego, I discovered stories

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Talkin’ Padres Baseball With Mark Grant

Mark Grant at #SDSocialSummit

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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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Memories From John D’Acquisto

  John D’Acquisto was a pitcher for the Padres from 1977-1980.  His best season came during the Padres first winning season of 1978 when he posted a 4-3 record with a 2.13 ERA with 104 strikeouts and 10 saves.  I

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A Visit with Norm Sherry

During the Salute to the 1984 Team Weekend, we were fortunate to see Norm Sherry in the Team Store. We took a chance and asked him if he would be willing to complete a questionnaire that we had prepared (in

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Rusty Gerhardt – Then and Now

May 8, 2013 by  Wayne McBrayer    Padres360 includes honoring our past, encouraging our future, and supporting our team. Throwback Thursdays will be devoted to honoring our past. We are very honored to share this about Rusty Gerhardt. Rusty Gerhardt

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Happy Birthday John D’Acquisto

Growing up as a kid in San Diego, I remember the 1978 season.  It was the first season my Padres finished over .500 at 84-78.  One of the key players for the Padres that season was a man named John

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Getting to Know Padres RHP Miles Mikolas

July 19, 2013 by Wayne McBrayer with contributions & photos by Rebecca Herman Relief pitchers are guys who get used to playing under pressure.  At any moment, the manager can come out of the dugout and signal the bullpen to send a guy

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Posted in On the Farm, Padres Players, Tucson Padres
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