2021 could finally be the year that the San Diego Padres end the franchise’s no-hitter drought. Thanks to the recent additions of Blake Snell and Yu Darvish, the San Diego Padres’ projected starting pitching staff has eight no-hit bids that have reached the seventh inning under its belt.
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.