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Hoffman induction is the first step in reviving Padres Hall of Fame

And now, a warm welcome for the return of an old friend: The Padres Hall of Fame. Dormant for the past five years, they're dusting the place off, uncapping the furniture polish and airing it out. And not a moment too soon. When Trevor Hoffman is inducted into the Padres' Hall of Fame before Saturday's game with the Dodgers, it not only will be the first sign of life...
Via Pro Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Million Dollar Idea: A Padres Alumni Weekend

Monday, the Padres announced that Trevor Hoffman would be inducted into the Padres Hall of Fame before the game against the Dodgers on August 30th. A couple of thoughts crossed my mind. They retired his number in 2011.  You would think that would have been a more opportune time to do it, what with everyone already being there for that ceremony and all. Everyone else (with the exceptions...
Via Padres Public
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Trevor Hoffman to be inducted into Padres Hall of Fame on Sat., Aug. 30

SAN DIEGO - The San Diego Padres today announced Trevor Hoffman will be inducted into the Padres Hall of Fame on Saturday, August 30, prior to the 5:40 p.m. Padres game vs. the Los Angeles Dodgers. The San Diego Padres Hall of Fame committee, comprised of members of the local sports media and San Diego Padres front office, voted unanimously to induct Hoffman, who retired in January...
Via Fox Sports San Diego
27 days ago  |  Discuss

The Trevor Hoffman (Memorial?) National League Reliever of the Year Award

Yesterday news broke that MLB will be re-naming their top closer award’s the Trevor Hoffman National League Reliever of the Year Award and the Mariano Rivera American League Reliever of the Year Award for the two  respective leagues. I was confused by this. And I’m not talking about the extremely long title for both. I love Trevor but naming the NL reliever award after him is...
Via Padres Public
April 10, 2014  |  Discuss

MLB Tributes Hoffman with NL Award Honors

Looks like the bell hasn’t stopped tolling, and it will continue to do so at least once a year – if not more. Major League Baseball announced today that the annual Relief Pitcher awards (formerly known as the “Delivery Man of the Year Award” from 2005-2013, and the “Rolaids Relief Man Award” from 1976-2012) handed out at the end of each season would be named after two...
Via Friarhood
April 09, 2014  |  Discuss

MLB naming reliever awards after Rivera, Trevor Hoffman

Mariano Rivera and Trevor Hoffman (Credit: Lenny Ignelzi/Associated Press) Major League Baseball has decided to reward two of the best relievers in the history of baseball by renaming the annual awards for relievers in each league.  The American League Reliever of the Year Award has been renamed after legendary Mariano Rivera who retired in 2013 after amassing 651 saves (most all...
Via Reading Between The Seams
April 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Phillies Notes: Philadelphia signs Tony Gwynn Jr. to a minor league deal

Keeper of the legendary namesake and former nightmare of Trevor Hoffman's slumber, Tony Gwynn Jr. has reached an agreement on a minor league contract with the Philadelphia Phillies. As first reported by Matt Eddy of Baseball America, the contract is believed to contain an invitation to spring training though official confirmation is pending.#Phillies sign minor league free agent...
Via Sports Injury Alert
January 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Padres promote Trevor Hoffman to coordinator role

The San Diego Padres have promoted Trevor Hoffman to upper level pitching coordinator and special assistant to general manager Josh Byrnes. Hoffman, the former star closer, will evaluate and help coordinate all pitchers at Double-A, Triple-A and the big league team. Byrnes says Hoffman ''will be a key part of finishing the development of our younger pitchers.''...
Via AP on Fox
September 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Trevor Hoffman, San Diego Padres Present Mariano Rivera with Customized Yankees Beach Cruiser Bicycle (Photo)

The San Diego Padres were the latest stop on Mariano Rivera’s farewell tour, and the Yankees closer received another gift to add to his ever-growing collection Friday night. With Rivera already amassing a chair made out of broken bats, a plane dedicated in his honor and a custom surfboard, the Padres were faced with the tough task of living up to the impressive gifts he’s already...
Via NESN.com
August 04, 2013  |  Discuss

A Great FanFest Experience, Thanks to Trevor Hoffman

The 2012 Padres Fanfest was a great event, it was the third time I had gone and it gets better every year. But for me going this year and experiencing the things I did hit me on a much more personal level. For those that don't know there was a special autograph session with Trevor and Glenn Hoffman, only season ticket holders and people who preregistered had the chance to...
Via Friarhood
February 14, 2012  |  Discuss
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