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This Day in Padres History
January 13th

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1988 After hitting a meager .211 last season and not being offered a new contract by San Diego, former National League Most Valuable Player Steve Garvey decides to retire. The perennial All-Star first baseman for the Dodgers and Padres ends his 19-year career with a lifetime .294 batting average
2009 After the all-time career saves leader passes a physical, the Brewers announce their $6 million, one-year deal with free-agent reliever Trevor Hoffman. The 41 year-old right-hander, a fixture in the Padres bullpen since 1993, has compiled 554 saves in 930 relief appearances during his 16-year tenure in the major leagues.

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