If you’re a fan of the San Diego Padres and are interesting in learning a few fascinating facts about the Padres and their history, simply continue reading. As you’ll discover a list of fun facts about the San Diego Padres.
Fun facts for Padres fans:
The San Diego Padres started as a minor league team:
The San Diego Padres were first established in 1937. At which point they were led by their star player Ted Williams. Who went on to reach high levels of success and was eventually inducted to the Hall of Fame. The Padres did not get invited to join the major league, until 1969. When four new teams were asked to join the major league.
The Padres play in the West Division:
Due to their location, the San Diego Padres play in the West Division. To date the Padres have won five West Divison Titles. In 1984, 1996, 1998, 2005 and 2009.
There is a campaign in motion to bring back the Padres original brown uniforms:
The Padres bring back the brown campaign, is quickly gaining traction and was created to convince the owners of the San Diego Padres to bring back their original brown uniforms. In fact some sources claim that the Padres leadership team have already agreed to debut new brown uniforms for their team in 2020. So if you’re a fan of the traditional brown San Diego Padres uniforms, it’s well worth keeping your eyes peeled for the launch of a potential new brown uniform.
You can watch the Padres play on Fox Sports Go:
One of the easiest ways to ensure that you don’t miss a single Padres game is to use Fox Sports Go, in order to watch the Padres play their home games and away games. Especially, if you live too far away to watch the San Diego Padres games live.
The Padres host their spring training camps in Arizona:
Each year the Padres run their annual spring training camps in Preoria, Arizona. Furthermore, the Padres host their spring training games, which are open to the public at the Peoria Sports Complex. Which the Padres share with the Seattle Mariners.
The Padres official mascot is the Swinging Friar:
The Padres official mascot is the Swinging Friar. However, he only makes occasional appearances at Padres’ games and is not seen at every Padres home game.
The Padres is currently owned by Ron Fowler:
The San Diego Padres is owned by Ron Fowler. Who also serves as the CEO of Liquid Investments Inc. Which is a large scale, San Diego beer distributor.
The San Diego Padres have chosen to bring back the Padres Social Hour:
As a result of the MLB hiatus due to the coronavirus pandemic, the San Diego Padres have chosen to bring back the Padres Social Hour. An hour long club produced TV show which interviews Padres’ players and makes predictions about upcoming Padres’ games.
Hopefully you discovered a few new facts about the San Diego Padres. Such as the fact that the Padres are about to go back to sporting a traditional brown uniform.