Ever since the San Diego Padres inception into Major League Baseball, there has been a fierce rivalry with the Los Angeles Dodgers. Separated by just 125 miles, the two fanbases are heavily intermingled throughout Southern California.
The Dodgers, no doubt, are a much larger market, but after several years of dominating the division, the Padres are ready to challenge their counterparts, competitively.
It’s been difficult taking a backseat to the Dodgers, and it’s even more disheartening seeing former Padres don Dodger blue. And surprisingly, there have been several cases where that has occurred.
Brown had stops in Texas, Baltimore, and Florida before landing with the Padres for the 1998 season.