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Niekro no-nos Padres, 41 years ago today

41 years ago today, Knuckleballer Phil Niekro threw a no-hitter against the San Diego Padres. The Aug. 5, 1973 game at Atlanta Stadium marked the Braves franchise’s first no-hitter since moving from Milwaukee. Niekro walked three and struck out four, … Continue reading

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Most no-hitters thrown on Saturdays

Did you know that Saturday is the most likely day to see a no-hitter? Check out our chart below:

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Padres 2nd triple play, 43 years ago today

Of the three baseball rare feats – the no-hitter, the hit-for-the-cycle and the triple play – the San Diego Padres are void of two. But despite still seeking the club’s first no-hitter and hit-for-cycle, the Padres have turned seven triple … Continue reading

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Five years ago today, Padres’ 22nd one-hitter

Five years ago today, on July 29, 2009, Mat Latos, Greg Burke and Mike Ekstrom combined to throw the San Diego Padres 22nd one-hitter in franchise history with a 7-1 win over the Cincinnati Reds. Latos, the starter, lost his … Continue reading

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5 years ago today, Buehrle completes 27-up, 27-down hat-trick

Five years ago today, Chicago White Sox hurler Mark Buehrle threw a perfect game to become the only major league pitcher to toss three complete games while facing the minimum 27 batters. Buehrle’s second effort was on April 18, 2007, … Continue reading

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44 years since the Kirby-Gomez incident

Just a day after Odrisamer Despaigne nearly allowed the San Diego Padres to finally shed the label of being the only major league team never to throw a no-hitter, nonohitters.com celebrates the anniversary of another significant event in that story. … Continue reading

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Padres’ Despaigne loses no-no in 8th

Odrisamer Despaigne took a San Diego Padres no-hitter through 7 2/3 innings Sunday but lost it on a double by the New York Mets’ Daniel Murphy. The two-out hit marked the 7,264th game without a no-no for the San Diego … Continue reading

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Fewest hits in an ASG? The NL only got 2 in 1990

With only seven shutouts in All-Star history, it’s no surprise that there have been no no-hitters since the tradition began in 1933. Midsummer classic fans have never even got to witness a one-hitter, but the American League staff did take … Continue reading

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Lincecum’s first no-no vs. Padres, one year ago today

One year ago today, San Francisco Giants pitcher Tim Lincecum threw a no-hitter against the Padres. Of course, he accomplished the same feat 18 days ago. Lincecum on July 13, 2013, struck out 13 Padres hitters but needed a 148th … Continue reading

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42 years ago today, Leron Lee breaks up Seaver’s no-hitter in ninth

The Padres have been one-hit by the New York Mets three times, but none was as crushing to the Mets as Leron Lee’s 9th-inning no-no-killing single against eventual Hall of Famer Tom Seaver at Shea Stadium on July 4, 1972. … Continue reading

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