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I completely forgot today’s significance, but 30 Year Old Cardboard was on point. Tony Gwynn, aka Mr. Padre, turns 49 today. Happy Birthday to a class act and the greatest to ever wear a Padres uniform.
Ryan Klesko’s Topps Finest Refractor. So very shiny: I first became aware of Ryan Klesko back during the Padres fire sale of 1993. (Wow, that’s over 15 years ago….I’m feeling older.) Back then the team was being gutted and the likes of Gary Sheffield and Fred McGriff were being shopped around. The Atlanta Braves were … Continue reading »
Remember back in 2004 when Padre fans naively thought that we were set for the next 15 years at SS and 3B? It was a euphoric period for the Padres. They were in the midst of moving into their new downtown ballpark and they had a nucleus of solid young talent – Burroughs and Greene … Continue reading »