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…
Jake Peavy (ANDY HAYT/SAN DIEGO PADRES)

Jake Peavy

The 2001 Baseball America Prospect Handbook listed Jacob Peavy…

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

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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,…