Andy Ashby

Andy Ashby

There are many types of baseball lifers. Some play, then manage,…
Dave Dravecky

Dave Dravecky

Doctors told Dave Dravecky that outside of a miracle, he would…

Tim Flannery

For 11 years Tim Flannery was an infielder for the San Diego…

Ted Giannoulas (San Diego Chicken)

They say the best things come in small packages and this is…

Tony Gwynn

There has never been a sports icon linked to a city quite like…

Trevor Hoffman

From 1993 through 2010, Trevor Hoffman recorded 601 career saves.…

Jack Murphy Stadium (San Diego)

“People don’t know how good the Pacific Coast League is,”…

Randy Jones

“It happens every time. They cheer him even before he throws…

Terry Kennedy

“As the son of former major league player, manager and [front-office…

Ryan Klesko

Ryan Klesko caught the attention of scouts early in his high-school…
Ray and Joan Kroc (COURTESY OF ANDY STRASBERG)

Ray and Joan Kroc

If it were not for the San Diego Padres, this biography on…

Craig Lefferts

Craig Lefferts battled all his life to make it to the major leagues.…

Jack McKeon

Jack McKeon never made it to the major leagues as a player but…

Phil Nevin

When Phil Nevin was an infant, he had difficulty breathing. His…

Eduardo Ortega

At the start of the 2018 season, Latinos comprised slightly less…

Petco Park (San Diego)

Petco Park has been home to the San Diego Padres since 2004.…

Gene Richards

On August 29, 1977, Gene Richards was nearing the end of what…

Benito Santiago

Benito Santiago was one of the best catchers in the majors in…
Elten Schiller

Elten Schiller

“Combining a career since 1947 in professional baseball with…

Eric Show

Channeled into baseball by an overbearing, perfectionist father,…
Garry Templeton (NATIONAL BASEBALL HALL OF FAME LIBRARY)

Garry Templeton

Garry Lewis Templeton was born on March 24, 1956, in Lockney,…

Kevin Towers

Tony Gwynn is clearly Mr. Padre. Perhaps Kevin Towers should…
Will Venable (COURTESY OF THE SAN DIEGO PADRES)

Will Venable

On August 29, 2008, 25-year-old Will Venable, made his major-league…

Dave Winfield

Imposing, confident, complex, charismatic, and controversial,…