Enzo Hernandez was the Padres' main shortstop from his rookie year in 1972 until 1976, save for 1973 when he struggled. He was a speedy, good field, no hit shortstop who rarely struck out--while a Father, he swiped as many as 37 bags in a season, hit .225 and averaged only 25 Ks a year.

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The Venezuelan big-leaguer Enzo Hernandez, the twentyith Venezuelan to play in the majors, committed suicide this morning at his home in El Tigre.

The information was announced via twitter by the journalist Juan Guatache. Enzo Hernandez "was suffering serious illness and had depressive symptoms," said Guatache.
http://globovision.com/articulo/exgr...-quito-la-vida

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Champ Summers spent the final season of his 11-year career with the Padres, collecting 10 hits in 47 games as a backup. four of his ten hits were for extra bases.

John “Champ” Summers, a retired 10-year Major League Baseball player, arrived in Ocala 13 years ago for a very specific reason.

“My husband wanted to live on a golf course, to get up in the morning and go play golf,” said Joy Summers, his wife of 27 years.

Champ Summers, 66, died Thursday after a long battle with kidney cancer. He had lived at Spruce Creek Preserve since 1999, when he and his wife moved from La Jolla, Calif.
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http://www.ocala.com/article/2012101...ala-dies-at-66

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Roberto Rodriguez pitched briefly for the Padres in 1970, making 10 relief appearances for the team. He saved three games in that short span.

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Roberto Muñoz , grandeliga and figure of the Aragua Tigers, died yesterday morning of a heart attack at his home in Mendoza Foundation in Ottawa, at the age of 70 years, reported relatives of former pitcher.

Muñoz served for 17 seasons in the Venezuelan Professional Baseball League from 1961 to 1979, Valencia, Acarigua, Magellan, La Guaira, Aragua, Lara and Caracas. With uniform maracayeros spent his best years and was instrumental in the titles of the 1971-1972 and 1974-1975 campaigns.
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http://www.el-nacional.com/deportes/..._50395070.html