Josh Hamilton – Photo by Keith Allison
Josh Hamilton would look great in a Padres uniform… in 2013. I ask before you react, at least hear me out on this one.
Is it late? Yes
Am I drinking? Yes, milk.
Have I lost my mind? Always a possibility.
Do I think Hamilton is Mr. Right? No
Do I think Hamilton is Mr. Right Now? YES!
I do believe that Padres fans are the most fiscally responsible fans in baseball. After years of being beat down by previous regimes the fans have been trained to feel two things:
We can’t afford a big name free agent (unless he’s in the twilight of his career)
If a player gets too good in San Diego, he will be traded.
No screaming from the mountain tops that missing the playoffs is unacceptable or putting heat on the front office to bring in talent. In San Diego, people don’t protest the team, they don’t wear bags, they don’t burn jerseys. They just do other things, like go to the Zoo, or Sea World, or the beach, or pub crawls. The casual fan h