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1998 San Diego Padres. Lineup/Positions Quilvio Veras – 2B Quilvio Veras – 2B Steve Finley – CF Steve Finley – CF Tony Gwynn – RF Tony Gwynn – RF Ken.

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1 1998 San Diego Padres

2 Lineup/Positions Quilvio Veras – 2B Quilvio Veras – 2B Steve Finley – CF Steve Finley – CF Tony Gwynn – RF Tony Gwynn – RF Ken Caminiti – 3B Ken Caminiti – 3B Greg Vaughn – LF Greg Vaughn – LF Wally Joyner – 1B Wally Joyner – 1B Carlos Hernandez – C Carlos Hernandez – C Chris Gomez – SS Chris Gomez – SS Ken Caminiti

3 Pitchers Kevin Brown – SP Kevin Brown – SP Andy Ashby – SP Andy Ashby – SP Sterling Hitchcock – SP Sterling Hitchcock – SP Joey Hamilton – SP Joey Hamilton – SP Brian Boehringer – SP Brian Boehringer – SP Trevor Hoffman – C Trevor Hoffman – C Trevor Hoffman Kevin Brown

4 Regular Season Win-Loss Record Win-Loss Record Finished ahead of the San Francisco Giants to win the NL West Finished ahead of the San Francisco Giants to win the NL West Total attendance of 2,555,901, the highest attendance for a season yet Total attendance of 2,555,901, the highest attendance for a season yet Team broke numerous team records (see next slide) Team broke numerous team records (see next slide)

5 Records Most doubles – 292 Most doubles – 292 Most extra-base hits – 489 Most extra-base hits – 489 Highest slugging percentage Highest slugging percentage Most home runs by a player – Greg Vaughn (50) Most home runs by a player – Greg Vaughn (50) Most saves – 59 Most saves – 59 Most saves by a player – Trevor Hoffman (53) Most saves by a player – Trevor Hoffman (53) Most strikeouts – 1217 Most strikeouts – 1217 Most strikeouts by a player – Kevin Brown (257) Most strikeouts by a player – Kevin Brown (257) Greg Vaughn

6 NL Division Series San Diego Padres vs. Houston Astros San Diego Padres vs. Houston Astros Padres win 1 st of five-game series with a 2-1 win Padres win 1 st of five-game series with a 2-1 win Astros win the 2 nd with a 5-4 win over the Padres Astros win the 2 nd with a 5-4 win over the Padres Padres win the 3 rd with another 2-1 win thanks to Jim Leyritzs home run Padres win the 3 rd with another 2-1 win thanks to Jim Leyritzs home run Padres take the series with a final 6-1 win over the Astros Padres take the series with a final 6-1 win over the Astros

7 NL Championship Series San Diego Padres vs. Atlanta Braves San Diego Padres vs. Atlanta Braves Caminiti hits a home run in the 10 th to win 3-2 over the Braves in the first of a seven-game series Caminiti hits a home run in the 10 th to win 3-2 over the Braves in the first of a seven-game series Padres win the 2 nd game in Atlanta with a 3-0 victory Padres win the 2 nd game in Atlanta with a 3-0 victory Braves have a 6-run sixth inning to beat the Padres 8-3 Braves have a 6-run sixth inning to beat the Padres 8-3 Michael Tucker of Atlanta hits a 3-run homer as the Braves go onto to win 7-6 Michael Tucker of Atlanta hits a 3-run homer as the Braves go onto to win 7-6 Padres finally complete the series with a 5-0 victory over the Braves, earning themselves the National League championship and a trip to the World Series Padres finally complete the series with a 5-0 victory over the Braves, earning themselves the National League championship and a trip to the World Series

8 World Series San Diego Padres vs. New York Yankees San Diego Padres vs. New York Yankees Padres were leading the 1 st game of the best of 7 series, but the Yankees came back to score 7 runs in the 7 th inning to take the game 9-6 Padres were leading the 1 st game of the best of 7 series, but the Yankees came back to score 7 runs in the 7 th inning to take the game 9-6 Yankees pound the Padres for a 9-3 victory in game 2 Yankees pound the Padres for a 9-3 victory in game 2 Scott Brosius of New York hits 2 home runs in what looked like a Padres victory, but the Yankees end up winning 5-4 Scott Brosius of New York hits 2 home runs in what looked like a Padres victory, but the Yankees end up winning 5-4 The Yankees win 3-0 to win the World Series ending the Padres incredible season The Yankees win 3-0 to win the World Series ending the Padres incredible season

9 Unforgettable Season Though the Padres lost in a sweep to the Yankees in the World Series, they still proved they were a force to be reckoned with by being underdogs to the Astros and Braves and winning. It gave hope to Padres fans all over the country and gave them something to remember. No one will ever forget this unforgettable year in baseball history Though the Padres lost in a sweep to the Yankees in the World Series, they still proved they were a force to be reckoned with by being underdogs to the Astros and Braves and winning. It gave hope to Padres fans all over the country and gave them something to remember. No one will ever forget this unforgettable year in baseball history


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