San Diego Magazine

Everything Happening for the Padres’ 50th Anniversary

Swinging Friar Ale - San Diego Padres themed Beer

The year was 1969 when San Diego’s minor league team was accepted as an expansion squad in the majors. Decked out in yellow and brown jerseys, the team, named for the Franciscan friars who founded the city 200 years earlier, came out swinging. The half-century since then has seen 14 players who at one time graced the team inducted into the Hall of Fame, including Mr. Padre himself, Tony Gwynn, and two World Series appearances. With some exciting changes to the team roster this year—notably the addition of slugger Manny Machado—and a return to the yellow-and-brown color scheme next year, there’s a lot to be excited about with San Diego’s home team. Here’s how the town is celebrating the Padres’ 50th anniversary.

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Farmers Insurance Open Returns to San Diego’s Torrey Pines

Farmers Insurance Open

The PGA TOUR’s Farmers Insurance Open is played annually at the Torrey Pines Golf Course in La Jolla, home of the 2008 & 2021 U.S. Open.

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Extreme Sailing Series™ in San Diego this October

Extreme Sailing Series

Renowned for its intense racing, the adrenaline-fueled Extreme Sailing Series™ returns to Harbor Island, San Diego, following its successful debut in 2017. The penultimate stop on the action-packed global tour will play host to a fleet of elite-level international sailing teams, whose crew boasts Olympians, World Champions and America’s Cup superstars. Continue reading