Randy is an All-Time favorite San Diego Padres pitcher and is a Charter member of the San Diego Padres Hall of Fame. In his career, the brilliant sinkerball specialist --with superb control -- set numerous baseball pitching records while earning countless awards for his performances. Randy was a fan favorite known for his quick work and once won a game in 1 hour and 31 minutes.
Drafted by the San Diego Padres in 1972 and with a record of 22-14 he won the 1976 National League Cy Young Award, baseball's top pitching accolade while setting Padres' records of 316 innings pitched, with 25 complete games. Randy's achievements were recognized with his selection as National League starting pitcher in the 1976 All-Star Game, which he also won. The previous season he was San Diego's first pitcher to appear in an All-Star Game.
Randy put a team of professionals together in 2015 to form the Randy Jones Foundation. The Mission to Randy was clear from the beginning; He wanted to provide the opportunity and resources for kids from military families to get involved in sporting and outdoor activities.
Curtis Gandy served 3 years in the Army as a Military Intelligence Specialist and then 35 years in Construction Management, retired in 2011. Retirement has afforded him the opportunity to pursue his passion of giving back to San Diego’s Nonprofit community along with working with the military and their families. Shortly after meeting Randy at a charity golf event they teamed up to form the Randy Jones Foundation along with Matt Schwartz, Chuck Hansen, Chris Johnson and Jim Allen.