July 14, 1970 – Outfielder Clarence “Cito” Gaston is the first Padre to appear in an All-Star Game. He goes 0-for-2 with a walk in the National League’s 5-4 win in Cincinnati. 245 more words
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The irrepresible Malaysian entrepreneur, Tan Sri Tony Fernandes has another mega deal on the table, this time he’s reported to be getting ready to divest Asia Aviation Capital Ltd, his aircraft leasing company for about US$1 billion. 657 more words
Toronto Blue Jays trade first baseman Fred McGriff and shortstop Tony Fernandez to the Padres for second baseman Roberto Alomar and outfielder Joe Carter. Both Alomar and Carter were instrumental in the Blue Jays back-to-back World Series titles in ’92 and ’93, with Carter, of course, hitting the game 6 series winning walk off in ’93. 13 more words
Without Rod Carew, Tony Fernandez probably wouldn’t have recorded more hits than any other player in Toronto Blue Jays history.
Fernandez, who rapped out 1,583 hits with the Blue Jays, idolized the Panama-born Hall of Famer and modeled his batting stance after him. 929 more words