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Padres by the numbers (9-16): Benito, Bip, Flannery; Finley or Alomar

The greatness of Benito Santiago. A perhaps underappreciated Bip Roberts. The too-short Padres tenure of Gary Sheffield.

A tough call as to who was better wearing No. 12 for the Padres.

These are some of the memories stoked in the second installment of our look at the Padres by the numbers.

9: 28 players, including current Cubs manager David Ross (2005), Vinny Castilla (’06) and Ron Gant (’02).


Benito Santiago: An All-Star four times wearing the number. Sort of. In June 1991, he added a “0” to his number and became “09.