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Tony Gwynn

Inducted in 2002, Tony Gwynn was drafted out of SDSU by the San Diego Padres and the, then, San Diego Clippers.

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Ted Williams

Inducted in 1954, Ted Williams, generally regarded as the greatest hitter in baseball history, batted .406 in 1941, the last major leaguer to hit .400.

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Rollie Fingers

Inducted in 2000, Rollie Fingers was baseball’s career “saves” leader with 341 saves upon his retirement in 1985. He had a seventeen year career in major league baseball.

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Ray Boone

Inducted in 1973, Ray “Ike” Boone was a slugging infielder in the major leagues from 1948 to 1960.

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Randy Jones

Inducted in 1996, Randy Jones, a fast working left hander with an outstanding sinker and pinpoint control, wsa the first San Diego Padres pitcher to win the Cy Young Award.

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Graig Nettles

Inducted in 1991, Graig Nettles who played baseball and basketball at San Diego High and San Diego State, combined power and outstanding defense in a twenty-two year career as a third baseman for s

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Goose Gossage

Inducted in 2007, Goose Gossage, was one of the most intimidating relief pitchers of his era. He was a two-time All-Star for the San Diego Padres in the 1984 and 1985 seasons.

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Gavy Cravath

Inducted in 1985, Clifford “Gavy” Cravath was the home run king of the “dead ball” era.

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Floyd Robinson

Inducted 2009, Baseball.

Mr. Robinson’s Neighborhood first took root shortly before World War II in Logan Heights, not far from where PETCO Park stands today.

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Earle Brucker

Inducted in 1960, Earle Brucker was the catcher for the San Diego High School team that won the mythical National Championship in 1921, hailed as the city’s first national title of any kind.

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Don Larsen

Inducted in 1964, Don Larsen is the only man to pitch a perfect game in the World Series.

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Deron Johnson

Deron Johnson, All-Southern California in both football and baseball at San Diego High School, had sixteen years as a player and twelve as a coach in major league baseball until his death from canc

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David Wells

David Wells will be the first to tell you that as a baseball player, he was a little—well, crazy.

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David Winfield

Inducted in 1998, Dave Winfield played his first eight of twenty-two major league seasons in San Diego from 1973-1980, representing the Padres in four of twelve consecutive All-Star Game appearance

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Buzzie Bavasi

Inducted in 2007, Buzzie Bavasi helped bring Major League Baseball to San Diego when the National League awarded the city a franchise in the 1969 season with Bavasi the president and part-owner.

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Bob Skinner

Inducted in 1976, Bob Skinner was a hard hitting major league outfielder from 1951-1966 and played on two World Series champion teams: the 1960 Pittsburgh Pirates and the 1964 St.

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