San Diego Padres

San Diego Padres
2021 San Diego Padres season
Established in 1969
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Team logoCap insignia
Major league affiliations


Current uniform
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Retired numbers
Colors
  • Brown, gold, white[1][2]
         
Name
  • San Diego Padres (1969–present)
Other nicknames
  • The Pads, The Friars, Slam Diego
Ballpark
Major league titles
World Series titles (0)None
NL Pennants (2)
West Division titles (5)
Wild card berths (1)
Front office
Principal owner(s)Peter Seidler
President of baseball operationsA. J. Preller
General managerA. J. Preller
ManagerBob Melvin

The San Diego Padres are an American professional baseball team based in San Diego. The Padres compete in Major League Baseball (MLB) as a member club of the National League (NL) West division. Founded in 1969, the club has won two NL pennants—in 1984 and 1998, losing in the World Series both years. As of 2020, they have had 15 winning seasons in franchise history.[3][4] The Padres are one of two Major League Baseball teams (the other being the Los Angeles Angels) in California to originate from the state; the Athletics were originally from Philadelphia (and moved to the state from Kansas City), and the Dodgers and Giants are originally from two New York City boroughs—Brooklyn and Manhattan, respectively. The Padres are the only team in California not to have won a World Series.

Following the relocation of the Chargers to Los Angeles in 2017, the Padres became the only franchise in the four major American professional sports leagues in the San Diego sports market.

From 1969 through 2021, the Padres have an overall record of 3,863–4,495 (.462).[5]

  1. ^ Cassavell, AJ (November 9, 2019). "Padres unveil new uniforms: 'Brown is back'". Padres.com. MLB Advanced Media. Archived from the original on January 2, 2021. Retrieved November 10, 2019.
  2. ^ Landers, Chris (February 11, 2020). "Feast your eyes on each uniform change for '20". MLB.com. MLB Advanced Media. Archived from the original on January 2, 2021. Retrieved March 2, 2020. After nearly three decades in various forms of navy blue, San Diego is going back to its roots -- while also looking forward, updating its classic look with a shimmering gold that pops against a deep, rich shade of brown.
  3. ^ Paris, Jay (October 4, 2012). "PARIS: Progress, but Padres could come to regret decision on Headley". North County Times. Archived from the original on October 6, 2012.
  4. ^ Acee, Kevin (September 13, 2020). "Padres secure first winning record since 2010 with sweep of Giants". San Diego Union Tribune. Archived from the original on January 2, 2021. Retrieved September 14, 2020.
  5. ^ "San Diego Padres Team History & Encyclopedia". Baseball-Reference. Retrieved October 3, 2021.


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