"The Padres" men's baseball team group portrait, Orange, California, 1946. The baseball team would travel to other barrios and play other barrio teams. When playing locally, they played in an open field located on W Walnut Avenue, west of the railroad, adjacent to the tracks in Orange, California. Money collected through general collections and concession stand went towards purchasing equipment for their team. Members of the team are: Bottom row, left to right: Mike Cruz, unknown, Pete Montoyo, Jack DeLeon, Henry Martinez, Paul Guzman, Reggie Martinez, Manuel Salcido, Felix Orozco. Top row, left to right: Frank Enriquez, Vidal Chavez, Chilo Beltran, Cirilio Gomez, Augustin Camarena, Salvador Felix, Father Collins, Salvador [ ? ], Albert Salcido, Rosano Alonzo ("Chayo"). Man in hat between Gomez and Camarena (in top row) is Doroteo DeLeon, father of Jack DeLeon. Man between Camarena and Felix is Robert Figueroa.
Donated by Agapito Morales, File Number S110, Barcode 10599369.