Padres to honor Seidler with jersey patch, Legacy Fund

November 27th, 2023

SAN DIEGO – The San Diego Padres, in conjunction with the Seidler family, today announced plans to honor Peter Seidler and his legacy throughout the 2024 season and beyond.

The Padres will wear a patch on their jerseys during the 2024 season to honor Peter. The patch design and location will be unveiled prior to the beginning of Spring Training.

Petco Park will host a public Celebration of Life for Peter during the weekend of March 22, 2024, to honor his extraordinary life, impact, and generosity. The event will offer fans an opportunity to pay their respects to the late Padres chairman and owner. Details on the specific date, timing, and other information will be announced at a later date.

In addition to the jersey patch and Celebration of Life, the Padres Foundation is launching the Peter Seidler Legacy Fund in his honor to raise funds for impactful charitable projects that align with Peter’s passion and devotion to the betterment of the city. Specific project details will be announced at a later date. Ahead of Giving Tuesday tomorrow, fans are now able to donate to the Peter Seidler Legacy Fund by visiting All donations (up to $1 million) will be matched by the Padres Foundation, Padres players, Padres ownership, and the Seidler family. As a result, each dollar raised will yield $5 to support projects in underserved communities in San Diego and northern Baja.