Since they burst onto the scene in 1969, the San Diego Padres have taken fans on a roller-coaster ride of ups, downs, and unforgettable moments. In this newly revised edition of Bob Chandler's Tales from the San Diego Padres Dugout, longtime Padres announcer Bob Chandler shares his memories of the team with Bill Swank in an easy-to-read recap of the team’s colorful past.
Chandler and Swank utilize their numerous contacts to bring readers many inside stories and humorous anecdotes dating back to the team's birth on May 27, 1968. Readers will hear from Padres favorites, such as Tony Gwynn, Steve Garvey, Trevor Hoffman, newly signed Manny Machado, and many others as they provide insight and a behind-the-scenes perspective on this beloved franchise.
Newly updated to include the 2019 season, this book is a must-have for any Padres fan.