Ballard F. Smith
Who is Ballard F. Smith?
Ballard F. Smith is a former President of the San Diego Padres major league baseball franchise. A graduate of Carleton College and the University of Minnesota Law School, Smith was a district attorney in Pennsylvania before taking over the Padres in 1979. He led the Padres to the 1984 National League Championship before a high-profile divorce ended his Presidency in 1987. Smith subsequently moved to Idaho and to other business interests and activities.
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on July 23, 2013
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