2006 San Diego Padres Season

The 2006 San Diego Padres season captured their second consecutive National League West crown, with a record of 88-74, and for the first time in franchise history back-to-back postseason appearances, and three consecutive winning seasons. Although the Padres final record equaled that of the Los Angeles Dodgers, the Padres record of 13-5 against the Dodgers awarded them of the official division title. The 2006 season also marked the end of Bruce Bochy's tenure as manager of the team, after 24 seasons overall, 12 seasons as manager (1995-2006), winning 4 division titles (1996, 1998, 2005, 2006). The Padres were eliminated in the 2006 National League Division Series by the eventual World Champion St. Louis Cardinals losing 3-1.

2006 San Diego Padres
Major league affiliations
  • National League (since 1969)
    • Western Division (since 1969)
Location
  • PETCO Park (since 2004)
  • San Diego, California (since 1969)
2006 information
Owner(s) John Moores
Manager(s) Bruce Bochy
Local television 4SD
(Mark Grant, Matt Vasgersian)
Local radio XEPRS-AM
(Jerry Coleman, Ted Leitner, Tim Flannery)
XEMO
(Juan Angel Avila, Eduardo Ortega)
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