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
Sending out 80th birthday wishes to Phil Niekro, who tossed a no-hitter for the Atlanta Braves against the San Diego Padres 46 seasons ago.
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.
Happy birthday to Dock Ellis, the only major league pitcher known to throw a no-hitter under the influence of LSD.