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This Day In Padres History -- Aug. 1

Aug. 1, 1972 – First baseman Nate Colbert hit five home runs and drove in 13 runs as the Padres swept a doubleheader in Atlanta. The five home runs tied a doubleheader record set by Hall of Famer… 147 more words


This Day in Padres History -- July 28

July 28, 1972 – Right-hander Clay Kirby allows one run on five hits in a complete game and third baseman Dave Roberts homers and drives in two runs as the Padres defeat division-leading Cincinnati 3-1 at San Diego Stadium. 117 more words

Tyson Ross

This Day In Padres History -- July 20

July 20, 1976 – Left-hander Randy Jones allows four hits and a walk with a strikeout in a complete-game shutout of the Phillies at San Diego Stadium for his 17th win of the season. 139 more words

Odrisamer Despaigne

This Day in Padres History -- July 15

July 15, 1969 – In a 10-3 win over the Giants at Candlestick Park, right-hander Clay Kirby issues a still-standing, franchise-record 10 walks in a game. 74 more words


Padres and MLB Give Baseball World An All-Star Week To Remember

By Bob Scanlan

My thanks go out to MLB, Padres, and the city of San Diego for an amazing All-Star week!!! HOF performance by all involved! 351 more words


This Day in Padres History -- July 13

July 13, 1969 – Pitching brothers Joe Niekro of the Padres and Phil Niekro of the Braves are paired in a pitching matchup at San Diego Stadium. 172 more words

This Day In Padres History

San Diego: An All-Star Week to Remember

By Mike Janela

First came months of planning. Months of preparation. Months of anticipation.

Then, as the calendar turned to July, all eyes in the baseball world turned to San Diego and Petco Park; children staying up on Christmas Eve, counting the minutes down until baseball midnight. 780 more words

Tony Gwynn