Bruce Hurst and Randy Jones took Opening Day no-hit bids into the latter innings on this day.
The San Diego Padres’ no no-hitters streak celebrates its 50th birthday today. On April 8, 1969, in the franchise’s first game, Padres starter Dick Selma gave up a Jesús Alou leadoff single to right.
The San Diego Padres’ no no-hitter count hit 5,000 regular-season games, 19 years ago today.
The San Diego Padres set a major-league record by becoming the first club to open a season by getting shut out three straight times, three years ago today
The Padres no no-hitters count is moving again. With that Evan Longoria 1st-inning single off Eric Lauer, the Padres have now played 7,977 regular-season games without a no-hitter.
Happy 72nd birthday to Bill Plummer, who zapped Randy Jones’ chance to toss the San Diego #Padres’ first no-hitter in 1975.