Happy birthday to Dock Ellis, the only major league pitcher known to throw a no-hitter under the influence of LSD.
Happy 76th birthday to #Padres no-no killer Denny Doyle, who tagged Steve Arlin for a 9th-inning bunt single in 1972.
The San Diego Padres’ Joe Niekro took an Astrodome no-hitter into the seventh inning, 50 years ago today.
Brian Lawrence tossed the San Diego Padres’ first (and only) immaculate inning, 17 years ago today.
The Miami Marlins’ Edinson Vólquez became the first major-league pitcher to throw a no-hitter after leaving the San Diego Padres, two years ago today.
Today is the seventh anniversary of Johan Santana breaking the Mets’ no no-hitters streak at 8,019 regular-season games.