Bob Chandler's Tales from the San Diego Padres
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Bob Chandler's Tales from the San Diego Padres

by Bob Chandler, William G Swank
     
 

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Longtime Padres announcer Bob Chandler shares his memories of the team with San Diego baseball historian 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 actual birth on May 27, 1968. Eight-time batting champion Tony

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Longtime Padres announcer Bob Chandler shares his memories of the team with San Diego baseball historian 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 actual birth on May 27, 1968. Eight-time batting champion Tony Gwynn and Cy Young Award-winner Randy Jones are among the former players providing insight and inside stories. Chandler's longtime broadcast partner Jerry Coleman, elected to the broadcasters? wing of the baseball Hall of Fame in 2005, has written the foreword.

Editorial Reviews

San Diego baseball fans know all too well that the Padres have never won a World Series, but that hasn't squashed their hometown pride. Veteran Padres announcer Bob Chandler and resident baseball historian Bill Swank provide a fascinating (and sometimes totally hilarious) recap of the team's history.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781596700246
Publisher:
Sports Publishing LLC
Publication date:
03/01/2006
Pages:
180
Product dimensions:
5.86(w) x 8.44(h) x 0.73(d)

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Author Bill Swank has selected a variety of images that highlight the baseball history of San Diego.

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