Lonnie Smith: The Unlikely Season

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Lonnie Smith was never the world’s greatest baseball player, though there were times when he could have been in the upper echelon. His speed was his greatest quality, as he swiped 370 bags during his 17-year career. He was above average with the bat, putting up a career average of .288, a tad over 1,400 […] READ MORE


Hosmer Playing Up to His Worth, so Far

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San Diego Padres first baseman Eric Hosmer is in the fifth year of his tenure with the team, and his time in Southern California has been mostly underwhelming. The news of his signing felt like a shot in the arm for the Padres fanbase, which hadn’t watched a legitimate star play baseball in their team’s […] READ MORE


Padres upset Cardinals to advance in LWOS All-Time Tournament

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Padres 7, Cardinals 3 (This game was the result of a simulation done through What If Sports. It matched the San Diego Padres All-Time Team against the St. Louis Cardinals All-Time Team. This game did not actually happen, but this simulation took place at Sportsman Park in St. Louis, Missouri.) This game was a battle of […] READ MORE


San Diego Padres All-Time Tournament Team

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The San Diego Padres joined the NL as an expansion team in 1969 – one of MLB’s four new teams. In the 53 seasons since that beginning, the Padres have made the postseason six times and won two NL pennants but have come up short in both of their World Series appearances to date. However, […] READ MORE


San Diego Padres Catch Fire in 2020

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Padres Put a Flame Back In Baseball Over the last couple of decades, the San Diego Padres haven’t had much of a spark. We all remember Khalil Greene’s golden hair that flew from shortstop, the chords from ‘Hells Bells’ that echoed off Petco Park’s walls and homers that Tony Gwynn rocked. But outside of being a […] READ MORE


The Best Multi-Sport Athletes In MLB History

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Nothing fills the minds of a young kid more than the dream to be a professional athlete in their favorite sport. Only a precious few get to see those dreams transform into a reality. An even smaller percentage of those precious few, posses the talent to be multi-sport athletes, and thrive in multiple sports in […] READ MORE