The inaugural Padres Public Online Scavenger Hunt is now over and done with and a winner has been named.

For those of you who weren’t paying attention — which based on the number of entries I received wasn’t as much as I expected — Padres Public managed to get a few copies of MLB Bloopers Deluxe Doubleheader and Prime 9: MLB Heroics DVDs from MLB Productions. So, I decided to have a online scavenger hunt through all of my posts in a series of 19 questions.

(If you find yourself asking “Why 19?” you should stop reading this blog and Google “San Diego Padres #19” right now.)

The winner is Nate, aka @Taterz1021 on Twitter, who correctly answered 18 out of the 19 questions I asked.

Let’s take a look at the questions, followed by the answer I was looking for and the post that it was contained in.

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During Sunday’s game against the Nationals, Kyle Blanks hit a home run that — if not for the facade of the Western Metal Building — would likely still be flying somewhere over the Pacific Ocean.

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GIF by jodes0405 at gaslampball.com

I took to the Twitter to express my feelings of joy and exuberance.

So did Mark Grant on the Fox Sports San Diego broadcast.

As did a few other people.

(Sad but true, as Blanks did not start either Monday OR Tuesday nights.)

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