Tag Archives: Fernando Valenzuela

¡Olé! Fernando

[editor’s note: against my better judgment, I let Rick Romero write another blog… because this is an amazing story. – bp] Since the Padres opened up the season against the Dodgers, I figured now would be the perfect time to … Continue reading

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Little Lego Ballplayers? Little Lego Ballplayers.

Why yes, that is a Dennis Eckersley lego man. Just awesome. Craig Robinson (@flipflopflying) decided to make a few of these little guys. I think they’re splendid. He also made Barry Bonds, Fernando Valenzuela, and Randy Johnson. I really love … Continue reading

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Delicioso!

Currently, the Dodgers have the best record in all of baseball. We all know that won’t last, but for now… for Dodgers fans… that must taste “Delicioso!” Side note: That poster is amazing. Defines Fernando-mania in the early-80s. You have … Continue reading

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Fernando Valenzuela, Tony Gwynn, and Ken Caminiti

Man… the 1996 Padres brought the heat. Hard to believe that the marketing stunt that was Fernando Valenzuela in a Padres uniform landed him on one of the covers of TV Guide. TV Guide put each playoff team’s three “best” … Continue reading

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