Padres go old-school wrestling for player intros

Thursday August 20th, 2015

As part of their “Way Back Wednesday” promotion, the San Diego Padres went with an old-school wrestling motif to introduce their players on the Petco Park videoboard.

Wearing their throwback 1985 uniforms, the Padres picked up a 3–2 win over the Atlanta Braves on Wednesday. The win was their second straight and seventh in their last 10.

Scoring a run in the sixth inning and two more in the seventh was certainly exciting, but the good vibes can surely be credited to the creativity behind one awesome promotion.

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There’s a whole gallery of the intros up on Imgur, so be sure to check those out. Here are a few of the highlights:

Brian Cashman almost got into a fight while naked in high school


Just incredible work by the Padres—this is what fans want out of ballpark promotions.

[h/t Justin Enriquez]

Mike Fiammetta

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