Pappas is the only pitcher in MLB history to lose a perfect game by walking the 27th batter but still get a no-hitter (two others did it on hit batsmen).
Padres prospect George Stablein threw a AAA no-hitter witnessed by the San Diego Chicken, 39 years ago today.
The San Diego Padres took ownership of the major-league record for regular-season no-hit futility, one year ago today.
“Toothpick” Sam Jones, pitching for the Chicago Cubs on May 12, 1955, no-hit the Pittsburgh Pirates for a 4-0 win at Wrigley Field.
The San Diego Padres’ Bruce Hurst took an Opening Day no-hitter bid into the seventh inning, 30 years ago today.
The San Diego Padres’ no no-hitters streak celebrates its 51st birthday today. On Tuesday April 8, 1969, in the franchise’s first game, Padres starter Dick Selma gave up a leadoff single to right to the Houston Astros’ Jesús Alou, starting the no no-hitters streak at 1.