Michael Rawson
San Diego’s best baseball team
Created 16 Apr 2021
  • Ten reasons to look forward to '22
    19 Sep 2021 • 5 min read • 1 0
    Believe me, I thought this year would be better than this, but I never expected anything more in 2021 than the wild card game. If you thought we were going to be better than the Dodgers this year, you...
  • Revenge for 2010 incoming
    13 Aug 2021 • 1 min read
    Back in 2010, I worked with this guy Eric from San Francisco. Eric was, in words he himself would understand, hella aight. He was as nice a dude as you’ll find. But he was a diehard Giants fan, and go...
  • Adam Frazier needs a minute is all
    06 Aug 2021 • 2 min read
    The 2021 Padres are full of Miami heat and Latin flavor and dudes who generally have a bit of swag—even if a good portion of the swag comes from the Swag Chain. (P.S. I’ve stopped adding the extra g a...
  • Padres starters have no idea how to pitch without stuff on their hands
    29 Jul 2021 • 2 min read • 1 0
    I woke up to this text from my dad: Right now…Snell is the only guy I might attend a game just to booo the player!! He is our number six starter right now… And I’m not even sure who number five is I f...
  • The NL West's race for a rare year in run differential
    24 Jul 2021 • 1 min read
    Browntown is Scandinavian by way of San Diego, and therefore is in the midst of a two week vacation. Full issues will be back Tuesdays and Fridays in August. But I couldn’t resist getting online to sh...
  • Trade Targets Wearing the Swag Chain
    20 Jul 2021 • < 1 min read
    While we wait for some actual baseball, here are Danny Duffy, Joey Gallo, John Mears and Kyle Gibson in the Swag Chain. Granted most of them are pitchers and probably won’t ever wear it, but it’s impo...
  • A favor for a faraway fan
    16 Jul 2021 • 5 min read • 2 0
    This is a fluff piece, but it’s also not a shitpost, in the words of the internet. Half of Browntown is for shits and giggles, or more specifically one-half of each email I send out is usually for shi...
  • Why I love the idea of all-star uniforms
    13 Jul 2021 • 3 min read
    almost looking like a padre…a boy can dream By the time the MLB All-Star Game stopped by the Murph in San Diego in 1992, I was so excited I nearly died. We went to FanFest. We got a program. We got au...
  • A Friar Chart-o-coaster
    09 Jul 2021 • < 1 min read
    After yesterday’s joyous moment, maybe the most memorable Padres moment since 1998, and certainly the most unique thing to ever take place at Petco (that was the first player—not pitcher, player—to ha...
  • Eric Hosmer, fashion and fixing a swing
    06 Jul 2021 • 5 min read
    Allow me to go full Drag Race on Eric Hosmer’s fashion choices. The dude looks fly on the reg. He’s in style. Check the round shades, the green suit, the windy ankles and the moccasins. Very 2021: bag...
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