Talkin’ Padres Baseball With Mark Grant

04/12/16 / / @Padres360
by Rebecca Herman & Wayne McBrayer


Who would have thought that a trade made on July 5, 1987 would still be paying off for the San Diego Padres – but it has and it pays off daily for San Diego.  Acquired in a 7 player deal that saw Kevin Mitchell, Dave Dravecky, and Craig Lefferts head to San Francisco with the Padres landing Chris Brown, Keith Comstock, and Mark Davis, Mark Grant stands at the last part of that deal made so many years ago by Trader Jack.  Mark spent parts of 4 seasons with San Diego and had his best years as a player wearing the Friar colors, with his 1989 season being his best season when he had a record of 8-2 with a 3.33 ERA.

Mark Grant 1988 Padres

Mark Grant 1988 Padres

After Mark hung up the spikes in 1996, he picked up the microphone and brought his expertise and passion for the game of baseball to millions of Padres fans.  His love of the Padres and his ability to mix in pop culture is second to none and his “Shillelagh power” makes him one of a kind.

Mark Grant - Padres Broadcaster

Mark Grant – Padres Broadcaster (Courtesy of

The Shillelagh!

The Shillelagh!

We hope you enjoy listening to our interview with Mark Grant as he talks Padres baseball and a bit about a classic movie.

Transcript of Interview: P360 Mark Grant Final 041216

We are proud to sponsor Mark’s Baseball Reference page.

You can also follow Mark by going to his official webpage, SomeKindANice and on Twitter @Mudcat55



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