Keep this in mind. This is like the second time I've ever done a clippings post. So these probably aren't like other links.
Veeck--As In Wreck: The Autobiography of Bill Veeck
"If your town is destroyed by a hurricane, there's no sense having it almost the worst hurricane in history. There's a certain satisfaction in being with a record breaker." A terrific analogy for why some Padres fans were shooting for 103 losses last year.
Padres bring Barfield back on Minors deal | padres.com: News
"Barfield hit .252 last season with Triple-A Columbus, with three home runs and 35 RBIs. He was outrighted from the Indians' 40-man roster in September."
Wild, Wild West – NL Hold ‘Em : Baseball Daily Digest
"The fiesta starts in the senior circuit, where four of the five teams have a legitimate shot at the division crown. The lone exception is the San Diego Padres, who are firmly entrenched in their rebuilding project under new owner Jeff Moorad, and will likely be drinking alone at the end of the bar until deep into summer."
Sam the Cooking Guy - Double Ball-Park Dogs
"I have a very definite idea on what a good dog should be - and this is it. By the way, life is too short to eat single dogs on a bun... "
Get To Know The BBA: Avenging Jack Murphy / Baseball Bloggers Alliance
"I live in San Diego so for me it’s a connection to my home….for good or for bad. I also enjoy the fact that some day they’ll win the big one and I can say that I never jumped ship when the going was rough and that I never hopped on the bandwagon when the going got good."
Padres CEO Jeff Moorad: ‘I’m pleased with the progress to date’ - SignOnSanDiego.com
We probably linked to this somewhere before, but one thing to notice: Instead of taking the answers and reformatting them into a "story", Bill Center just throws the Q&A up there. Maybe a response to criticism that he's taking things out of context?