Capture the history and greatest moments of the San Diego Padres through LA Times newspaper articles written at the time. Beginning with coverage from 1969 of the appointment of Preston Gomez as the Padres first manager, this book follows triumphs of proud Padres’ history through newspaper articles. Coverage includes the West Division title in 1984, hometown hero Tony Gwynn’s 3,000th career hit in 1999, and the team’s relocation to Petco Park in 2004. This book is a unique and wonderful gift, the perfect for any die-hard Padres fan. Reproduced to near full tabloid newspaper size it is bound in luxury tan leatherette, gold embossed, hardback cover. Further personalization can include a message from you on the title page.