Found July 01, 2013 on Padres Public:
Padres chairman Ron Fowler, aka the San Diego Beer Baron, aka the Sultan of Suds, grants Bill Shaikin of the Los Angeles Times an audience. I like Bill Shaikin. He was on top of the Dodgers ownership change last year. And because a few of the parties denied in that sale expressed interest in the sale of the Padres, he became a valuable source of information on that process. And, believe it or not, I like Ron Fowler. He’s kept the beer flowing into San Diego for many years. When I was younger and didn’t know any better, I drank that crap. But, as you’ll hopefully see by the end of this, Ron Fowler really needs to just shut up. And have a craft beer. Padres’ new owners remaking the franchise the San Diego way Though four are related to former Dodgers owner Peter O’Malley, the team’s new owners are taking an approach different from that of the L.A. team. The soccer players, dressed in black shirts and black shorts, lined up in front of the visiting dugout at Petco Park. These were the...
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