Batter up! On Thursday, March 7th, Librarian Jim Patrick will present “The San Diego Padres in Yuma, 1969-1993” at 10:30 a.m. at the Foothills Library. Spring 2019 marks the 50th anniversary of the San Diego Padres’ inaugural spring training season in Yuma. Learn about Yuma’s many tries to attract professional teams, what Padres’ players and management had to say about Yuma, and why the long, happy Yuma-Padres relationship ended in 1993. There is no charge to attend.
The Foothills Library is located at 13226 E South Frontage Road. For more information, call (928) 342-1640.