Padres Hall of Fame at Petco Park

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The San Diego Padres Hall of Fame is open, located behind the left field stands at Petco Park.

Padres In Cooperstown

Padres Hall of Fame Plaza prominently features San Diego Padres players who went on to be inducted to Cooperstown’s Major League Baseball Hall of Fame. Those Padres honored with a plaque on the wall include:
  • Ted Williams
  • Billy Herman
  • Bob Lemon
  • Bobby Doerr
  • Willie McCovey
  • Gaylord Perr
  • Rollie Fingers
  • Larry Doby
  • Sparky Anderson
  • Tony Perez
  • Ozzie Smith
  • Goose Gossage
  • Dick Williams
  • Ricky Henderson
  • Roberto Alomar
  • Greg Maddux
  • Mike Piazza


There are plaques on special pedestals for those who were inducted to the MLB Hall of Fame as San Diego Padres, in a Padres uniform. They are the great Dave Winfield and Tony Gwynn.

Members of the Padres Hall of Fame

Also on display are the 15 current members inducted in the San Diego Padres Hall of Fame:
  • Nate Colbert – Inducted 1999; Recognized as Padres’ first marquis player & premier power hitter in early 1970s; All-time career home runs leader with 163; Set Major League record for home runs & RBIs in a doubleheader
  • Randy Jones – Inducted 1999; First Padre to win National League Cy Young Award; Set single-season Padres records; Started 1976 All-Star Game; Known for sinkerball that drew soft groundballs
  • Ray Kroc – Inducted 1999; Saved Padres for San Diego; Transformed Padres from perennial loser to NL pennant winners in 9 months; First owner to sign front-line free agents
  • Dave Winfield – Inducted 2000; First to wear Padres cap in National Baseball Hall of Fame; four-time All-Star; second in career RBIs & runs, third in hits & fourth in home runs
  • Buzzie Bavasi – Inducted 2001; Architect of Major League Padres; oversaw everything from front office to uniform colors; President until 1977
  • Jerry Coleman – Inducted 2001; All-Star & World Series MVP as Yankee second baseman; “voice” & ambassador for Padres for more than four decades; winner of Ford C. Frick Award
  • Tony Gwynn – Inducted 2002; Mr. Padre; National Baseball Hall of Fame inductee; 8-time All-Star; 3,141 hits; 8 batting titles; 5 Gold Gloves
  • Dick Williams – Inducted 2009; ninth Padres manager; highest winning percentage in Padres history; 4 seasons; 2 World Series titles & 4 pennants with Padres, Boston & Oakland
  • Trevor Hoffman – Inducted 2014; All-time saves leader as a Padre; first pitcher to reach 600 saves; 902 appearances & 552 saves over 16 seasons; 6-time All-Star
  • Benito Santiago – Inducted 2015; four-time All-Star; three Gold Glove & four Silver Slugger awards; highest caught-stealing percentage (31.2) in franchise history
  • Garry Templeton – Inducted 2015; instrumental in Padres’ run to 1984 National League Championship; 10 seasons; second to Tony Gwynn in four key offensive categories
  • Ken Caminiti – Inducted 2016; four seasons with the Padres; unanimously selected National League MVP in 1996; three Gold Gloves; twice All-Star
  • Ted Williams – Inducted 2016; 17-year-old hometown sensation; hit .271 in 42 games in 1936; hit .291 with 23 home runs in 138 games in 1937; National Baseball Hall of Fame inductee in 1966
  • Jack McKeon – Inducted 2017; ‘Trader Jack’ & architect of club’s 1984 National League title; 28 seasons with the Padres; 193 victories in 3 seasons as Manager
  • Kevin Towers – Inducted 2018; general manager for 4 of 5 NL West titles & one NL Championship; 28 seasons with the Padres; architect of Tony Gwynn, Garry Templeton & Goose Gossage
  • Ted Leitner – Inducted 2022; iconic play-by-play radio voice for 41 years; teamed with Jerry Coleman for over 3 decades; Master of Ceremonies for countless Padres functions
  • Larry Lucchino – Inducted 2022; father of Petco Park & co-architect of 1998 NL Championship team; Padres president from 1995 – 2001; tirelessly worked to rebuild Padres both on & off the field

2023 Inductees

  • Jake Peavy – 2023; 2007 National League Cy Young Award winner and fan favorite, Peavy won 92 games with a 3.29 ERA and 1,348 strikeouts as a Padre from 2002 to 2009, won a pitching Triple Crown and is the franchise leader in strikeouts.
  • John Moores – 2023; Owner of the Padres from 1994 until 2012, philanthropist, and a founding father of Petco Park stadium, Moores oversaw the Padres win four NL West titles and the 1998 NL pennant & World Series appearance.

The Padres Hall of Fame also includes historical video and multi-media content. There are also three statues at Petco Park.

Padres Retired Numbers

The San Diego Padres have retired the following uniform numbers. To honor and respect the players’ achievements, no future Padres will wear these numbers on their jerseys:
  • 6 Steve Garvey (First Base)
  • 19 Tony Gwynn (Right Field)
  • 31 Dave Winfield (Right Field)
  • 35 Randy Jones (Pitcher)
  • 51 Trevor Hoffman (Relief Pitcher)
  • 42 Jackie Robinson (Second Base)
The retired numbers are on display at Home Plate Plaza and in the Ring of Honor on the upper deck above the press box behind home plate.

Breitbard Hall Of Fame

The Breitbard Hall of Fame moved from Balboa Park to inside Petco Park in . It is comprised of 153 plaques honoring athletes who are San Diegans or have excelled athletically in San Diego. It is located on the wall of the Western Metal Supply building inside the main concourse. Bob Breitbard was a San Diego sports icon, athlete, coach and team owner. The Breitbard Athletic Association created the Breitbard Hall of Fame in 1953. New members are inducted in February.

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