San Diego 5; Arizona 2

SAN DIEGO, April 10 (UPI) -- Bobby Jones tossed 6 1/3 strong innings Tuesday night in his season debut and Phil Nevin and Ryan Klesko homered to lead the San Diego Padres to a 5-2 victory o

Woods seeks more Masters history

AUGUSTA, Ga., April 9 (UPI) -- The most significant moments in golf over the past five years have taken place at The Masters and they have been created by Tiger Woods.
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Seattle 6, San Diego 1

SEATTLE, March 30 (UPI) -- James Baldwin pitched six strong innings in his final spring tuneup and John Olerud and Ruben Sierra hit back-to-back homers Saturday to power the Seattle Marin

San Diego 10, Milwaukee 3

MARYVALE, Ariz., March 26 (UPI) -- Javier Cardona made an impressive debut for his new team, going 3-for-3 with a homer and four RBI to power the San Diego Padres to a 10-3 Cactus League romp ove

The Almanac

Today is Sunday, March 17, the 76th day of 2002 with 289 to follow. This is St. Patrick's Day. The moon is waxing, moving toward its first quarter.
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MLB suspends four, fines three

NEW YORK, March 16 (UPI) -- Bob Watson, making his first ruling as baseball's dean of discipline a substantial one, suspended or fined seven members of the San Diego Padres and Anaheim Ang

San Diego 11, Chi. White Sox 8

PEORIA, Ariz., March 14 (UPI) -- Trenidad Hubbard hit a three-run homer in the bottom of the eighth inning Thursday as the San Diego Padres squandered a seven-run lead before pulling out an 11-

San Diego 9, Anaheim 4

TEMPE, Ariz., March 9 (UPI) -- The San Diego Padres recorded a 9-4 Cactus League victory over Anaheim Angels Saturday in a game that featured two brawls and six ejections.

San Diego 14, Chicago White Sox 9

TUCSON, March 4 (UPI) -- Sean Burroughs had three hits and two RBI Monday as the San Diego Padres outslugged the Chicago White Sox, 14-9, in a Cactus League game.

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Bonds to go through arbitration

Mets sign Benny Agbayani

NEW YORK, Dec. 19 (UPI) -- The New York Mets Wednesday agreed to a one-year deal with outfielder Benny Agbayani and also signed pinch-hitting specialist Mark Johnson and lefthander Bobby

Colorado 4, San Diego 0

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 6 (UPI) -- Jason Jennings combined with three relievers on a four-hitter Friday night to carry the Colorado Rockies to a 4-0 blanking of the San Diego Padres.

Los Angeles 12, San Diego 5

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 4 (UPI) -- On a night when San Diego's Rickey Henderson tied Ty Cobb's 78-year-old record for runs scored, the Los Angeles Dodgers made a habit of crossing the plate Wedne
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Bobby Jones
NYP2000090834-8 September 2000- NEW YORK, NEW YORK, USA: Japan's prime minister Yoshiro Mori, right, visits the Mets' dugout where he meets ( from left to right) pitcher Rick White, reliff pitcher Turk Wendall, Joe McEwing, infielder, pitcher Bobby Jones and manager Bobby Valentine prior to coming out to throw the first pitch of the game against at Shea Stadium on September 8, 2000 in the borough of Queens in New York City. Mori was in New York for the UN Millennium Summit. mg/Monika Graff UPI

Bobby Jones, PhD (13 January 1942 - 18 April 2001) was a noted American educator who distinguished himself by becoming the first African American to earn tenure at Mercer University, a highly selective private university. Jones later became chair of the Education Department at Mercer University. Dr. Jones was instrumental in the development of innovative teaching techniques that are used as standards throughout the education industry to this date. Dr. Jones inspired literally hundreds of students to go on to become educators as highlighted in the best selling literary work, A Joyful Passion for Teaching. Dr. Jones is also credited for assisting in destroying the racial divide that existed throughout middle Georgia in the novel Macon Black and White. Dr. Jones devoted his life to helping others realize their goals. He was instrumental in the establishment of Mercer University's first Upward Bound Program where he mentored aspiring, educationally talented, under-privileged youth. Dr. Jones assisted them in the pursuit and achievement of their collegiate aspirations.

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