I don’t know why we expanded like this. I guess I’m a damn fool and like to work and create things. We had to have jobs, industry. San Diego wasn’t like Pittsburgh and Pittsburgh Steel.
Ralph Kiner (Padres General Manager) at Westgate Park, 1958. When they built the Sports Arena down there, it took away the circuses and concerts and other things from our Westgate Park. But I didn’t oppose the Sports Arena. They would have tarred and feathered me.
Posted March 19, 1992
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C. Arnholt Smith, in his own words – part 1