The San Diego Padres are a professional baseball team based in San Diego, California. They are members of the National League of Major League Baseball (MLB). The Padres are a relatively young team, having been created in 1969. Over the years, the team has had its ups and downs, but has yet to win a World Series.
The Padres have had some talented players over the years, such as Tony Gwynn and Trevor Hoffman, both of whom were inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame. In recent years, the Padres have invested in top-tier players and built a competitive team, led by emerging talents like Fernando Tatis Jr. and Manny Machado. The team has made several playoff appearances in recent years and hopes to compete for the World Series title in the next few years.