Best of 2003: Best Card Shop

Just for the Halibut 3960 West Point Loma Boulevard, Sports Arena 619-224-8024 The store carries products ranging from whimsical to different levels of contemporary humor, as evidenced by the number of people mistaken for insane ...

Best of 2000: Best Swap-Meet Dealer

George's Liquidation Kobey's Swap Meet, Booth #T2-4 San Diego Sports Arena Parking Lot, Midway District (619) 226-0650 "We get stuff people don't even know they want until they see it," says Tom Gray at George's ...

Best of 2000: Best Place To Buy Contact-Lens Solution

Kobey's Swap Meet San Diego Sports Area Parking Lot, Midway District (619) 226-0650 This isn't a sure thing, but if you're lucky you could save about 400 percent. Go to the Kobey's Swap Meet (Friday, ...

Out of North Park

Ted Williams' climb from San Diego to Boston

"There goes Ted Williams, the greatest hitter who ever lived!" That was the goal — the constant wish — of The Kid as expressed not only in his autobiography My Turn at Bat (1969) but ...

Inside the Padres' lockers

Caught looking

Tony Gwynn sat in a canvas-backed chair and peered into the wooden cubicle in front of him. “What’s in my locker?” he asked, repeating the question that had been posed to him. “Well, here’s a ...

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