Padres to retire Hoffman’s No. 51
Published 06/17/2011, The Jamestown Sun
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The San Diego Padres plan to retire Trevor Hoffman’s No. 51 in a ceremony on Aug. 21 after a game against the Florida Marlins. Hoffman, baseball’s all-time leader with 601 saves, retired in January after playing 18 big league seasons. He’s a special assistant in the Padres’ front office.Word count: 52
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