Mark Grant, Former MLB Pitcher and current SD Padres color analyst is making his 1st appearance as the 2016 Mother Goose Parade Grand Marshal. Mark, a long time east county resident is a popular fixture in the San Diego Padres Major League Baseball Television broadcasts on FOX Sports San Diego, and within our many San Diego Community Events. Mark and his fast-paced sports analysis is delivered with a humorous, quick wit that is always entertaining. Mark and his “Some Kinda Nice” organization started in 2014 in an effort to envelope his many community partners, humorous anecdotes and Mark’s love of family, friends and all things “some kinda nice”. Mark resides in east county with his wife Mary and their 3 children, Andrew, Aidan and Alexis. The Mother Goose Parade welcomes Mark Grant as our 2016 Grand Marshal.