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Padres Fans Take Advantage Of Rare Opportunity

By David Heim 

Forget Wally World; this summer's hottest vacation spot is Petco Park.

It rarely rains in San Diego to begin with, and it rarely rains enough to put hometown Padres games in jeopardy. But that is just what happened on Sunday at Petco Park.

During a rain delay, most fans run for cover, maybe grab some food from the concession stands, are forced to buy some overpriced merchandise from the pro-shop. Nope. Not on Padre fans watches. Let's just say...things got pretty weird.

The grounds crew did their part in making sure the field would be playable once the rain subsided, but the fans also did theirs. Even the kids got in on some of the action.

In other precipitation news, and just a short ride up I-5, the Angels game was postponed Sunday because of rain for the first time in 22 years. What is happening in California?!

At least the fans are appreciating the history.

[h/t: For The Win]

David Heim is a fan of the New England Patriots and New York Yankees. He's also a contributor to CBS Local Sports and can be reached at or on Twitter @davidheim12. 

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