Batter up! On Thursday, February 28th, Librarian Jim Patrick will present “The San Diego Padres in Yuma, 1969-1993” at 10:30 a.m. at the Somerton 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 Somerton Library is located at 240 Canal Street in Somerton, AZ. For more information, call (928) 627-2149.