Josh Board's Blog Posts Tagged 'San Diego Padres' (4)

John Cena Autographed Dollar Bill -- and the baseball player it was given to

I thought I’d be the one guy in San Diego that had a cool John Cena story. The former WWE wrestler and now action movie star (Bumblebee, Blockers, Daddy’s Home, The Wall, and the funniest movie nobody knows about -- Tour de Pharmacy), was at the CinemaCon convention a few years ago. When my wife and I went in for the awards ceremony, the ushers saw our “press credentials” and mistakenly thought that meant we were supposed to sit near the talent. So we were put…

Continue

Added by Josh Board on June 19, 2019 at 9:02pm — 1 Comment

SPORTS SHORTS -- The Jeff Bagwell, James Harden, and Robert De Niro Edition

A handful of autograph stories popped up all in the same day for me yesterday. In the morning, I had a movie screening to go to of The Comedian, where Robert De Niro plays a stand-up comedian that used to have a successful sitcom. It’s got a stellar cast (Harvey Keital, Danny…

Continue

Added by Josh Board on January 19, 2017 at 11:00am — 2 Comments

My Days With Tony Gwynn

Tony Gwynn and Kasey Kasem had something in common. Both dealt with lots of hits.

I worked in radio a long time, but never met Kasem. I met Gwynn, who passed away the day after Kasem, on several occasions. He was always a class act.

One bit I did on the radio was calling the San Diego Padres and trying to convince them to let me throw out the first pitch. After…

Continue

Added by Josh Board on June 16, 2014 at 11:26pm — 8 Comments

An Autograph From a True Hero

It’s funny how when you live in a city with somebody famous, you take them for granted. For autograph collectors, you probably got their autograph at one point, but you see them at so many functions you lose interest.

Here in San Diego, there are many people that are huge all over the world, but I’m at many events with. Those would include sports Hall of Famers like Bill…

Continue

Added by Josh Board on January 21, 2014 at 12:58am — 5 Comments

Monthly Archives

2019

2018

2017

2016

2015

2014

2013

2012

2011

2010

2009

Events

Photos

  • Add Photos
  • View All

Videos

  • Add Videos
  • View All

© 2019   Created by Steve Cyrkin Community Mgr..   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service