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Hall-of-famer Tony Gwynn dies at age 54

...Aztecs play at Tony Gwynn Stadium, which was built in the mid-1990s with a $4 million donation by then-Padres owner John Moores.Gwynn was born in Los Angeles on May 9, 1960, and attended high school in Long Beach.He was a two-sport star...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-06-16/hall-famer-tony-gwynn-di
Caminiti mourned by friends

...manager Gerry Hunsicker and manager Phil Garner were at the service at Second Baptist Church, as were San Diego owner John Moores and GM Kevin Towers. Caminiti died Sunday in New York at 41. Tests are being conducted to determine the cause of death...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/10/16/bas_431393.shtml
Baseball
Across Georgia

...existence. The Carters resigned as chairman and vice chairwoman of the center's board of trustees at a meeting Monday. John Moores, the owner of the San Diego Padres and a trustee at the center, was elected the new chairman. In a statement Tuesday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/03/23/met_448180.shtml
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Are Devil Rays next on baseball hit list?

...Twins to honor their lease at the Metrodome. Several owners, among them Jerry Reinsdorf of the Chicago White Sox, John Moores of the San Diego Padres and Stan Kasten of the Atlanta Braves, spoke during the meeting and asked what was next, according...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/05/31/bas_348466.shtml
Baseball
Early shakeups for Jays, Padres

...strong final two months, thanks in part to moves by Towers. Moorad, who leads a group that is buying the team from John Moores, said during his own news conference that he wants to see a better job in drafting and player development. Moorad...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/10/04/bas_550538.shtml
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Still with Padres, Peavy gets Opening Day start

...lost 99 games last year and former agent Jeff Moorad has completed the first phase of his acquisition of the team from John Moores. Peavy will make $11 million this season and is owed $63 million over the life of his contract, so if the Padres...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/04/06/bas_517364.shtml
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Giles glad to be with Padres - but enjoys return to Pittsburgh

...10 million average salary to the Padres for infielder Jeff Cirillo and catcher Ramon Hernandez. But Padres owner John Moores vetoed the trade at the last minute for money reasons, saying it would leave the team with no financial flexibility...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/05/19/bas_416021.shtml
Baseball
Padres camp by charges against player

...Haggerty's middle name as Michelle, but Martin's is listed as Lee. While the Padres were playing the Chicago Cubs, owner John Moores and general manager Kevin Towers met with Martin and his wife, Cathy, at their Scottsdale home for about 1' hours...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/03/22/bas_285240.shtml
Baseball
Garth Brooks to give baseball a try

...there." As he often does, Brooks spoke in the plural: "We're going to take it extremely serious." Padres owner John Moores said earlier it was no secret that Brooks longed to play professional baseball. "He had indicated through channels...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/02/13/oth_253274.shtml
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Baseball notes: Gwynn denies report about retiring

...that he had no interest in continuing long enough to help the Padres open a new ballpark, something majority owner John Moores has said he hopes Tony will do. NICE JOB, DOUG: Rangers owner Tom Hicks said he monitored the club's trade talks...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/08/09/oth_235574.shtml
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