Padres Events in History



1998 Event - World Series, New York Yankees beat San Diego Padres 4 games to 0

1997 Event - San Diego Padres trade Rickey Henderson to Anaheim Angels

1997 Event - San Diego Padres retire #35 worn by pitcher Randy Jones

1997 Event - 1st baseball game in Hawaii, Cards beat Padres in doubleheader

1997 Event - San Diego Padres and St. Louis Cardinals play at Aloha Stadium Hawaii

1996 Event - Padres third baseman Ken Caminiti is 4th unanimous winner of NL MVP

1996 Event - San Diego Padres sweep Los Angeles Dodgers in race for NL West title

1995 Event - Padres Ken Caminiti switch hits home runs in 3rd of 4 games

1994 Event - Padres scores 13 in 2nd vs Pirates

1993 Event - Padres scores 14 in 1st vs. Cardinals

1991 Event - Atlanta Braves Kent Mercker, Mark Wohlers and Alejandro Pena pitched 1st combined no-hitter in NL, beating San Diego Padres, 1-0

1989 Event - Padres reliever Mark Davis wins NL Cy Young Award

1988 Event - Reds bat out of order against Padres in 1st inning

1988 Event - 45th time opposing pitchers hit home runs, Mark Davis (Padres)/Mike Krukow

1987 Event - Benito Santiago, Padres catcher, wins NL Rookie of Year

1987 Event - Padres Benito Santiago sets rookie hitting streak to 28 games

1987 Event - 1st 3 San Diego Padres hit home runs off San Francisco starter Roger Mason

1986 Event - Padres pitcher LaMarr Hoyt is arrested at US-Mexico border for drugs

1986 Event - Padres trade pitcher Tim Stoddard to Yankees for pitcher Ed Whitson

1985 Event - Pete Rose of Cincinnati Reds gets career hit 4,192 off Eric Show of San Diego Padres, eclipsing Ty Cobb's record

1985 Event - All star MVP: LaMarr Hoyt (San Diego Padres)

1984 Event - Padres' free agent pitcher Ed Whitson signs with New York Yankees

1984 Event - Detroit Tigers beat San Diego Padres, 4 games to 1 in 81st World Series

1984 Event - Striking umps return for Game 5 of NLCS, San Diego Padres win pennant

1984 Event - In 1st LCS game played with replacement umps, Cubs cbeat Padres 13-0

1984 Event - Braves beat Padres 5-3, features 2 brawls and 19 ejections

1984 Death - Ray Kroc, founder of MacDonalds/owner San Diego Padres, dies at 81

1982 Event - Atlanta snaps an 11-game losing streak with a 6-5 win over Padres

1980 Event - Jerry Mumphrey joins Ozzie Smith, and Gene Richards to steal 50 bases this year for Padres

1979 Event - Padres and Giants announce plans to play exhibition series in Tokyo but Giant players reject it

1978 Event - Padres Gaylord Perry is 1st to win Cy Young in both leagues (NL)

1978 Event - Padres fire Al Dark (2nd manager ever fired during spring training)

1978 Event - Padres trade pitcher Dave Tomlin and $125,000 to Rangers for Gaylord Perry (He wins 1978 Cy Young Award)

1977 Event - Angels acquire Dave Kingman from Padres for cash 9 days later Yankees buy Kingman (started with Mets) who plays in all 4 divisions in 1977

1977 Event - St. Louis Cardinal Lou Brock eclipses Ty Cobb's 49-year-old career stolen bases record at 893 as Padres win 4-3

1977 Event - San Diego Padres beat Mont Expos, 11-8, in 21 innings

1974 Event - Padres draft Brown University shortstop Bill Almon #1

1974 Event - Pirates Ken Brett no-hits Padres until 9th inning

1974 Event - Padres owner Ray Kroc, addresses fans "Ladies and gentlemen, I suffer with you I've never seen such stupid baseball playing in my life"

1974 Event - McDonald's founder Ray Kroc buys San Diego Padres

1974 Event - Ray Kroc, CEO of McDonald's, buys San Diego Padres for $12 million

1973 Event - San Diego files anti-trust against NL (stopping Padres move to DC)

1973 Event - NL votes to move San Diego Padres to Washington D.C. (doesn't happen)

1973 Event - San Francisco Giants trade Willie McCovey to San Diego Padres for pitcher Mike Caldwell

1973 Event - NL refuses to allow San Diego Padres move to Washington D.C.

1973 Event - Atlanta Braves Phil Niekro no-hits San Diego Padres, 9-0

1972 Birthday - Marc Newfield, Sacramento California, outfielder for the San Diego Padres

1972 Event - Chicago White Sox Milt Pappas no-hits San Diego Padres, 1-0

1972 Event - Nate Colbert of San Diego Padres hits record tying 5 home runs in a double header

1972 Event - Padres draft Dave Roberts #1, Indians draft Rick Manning #2

1972 Event - Pirate's Gene Alley bases-loaded walk, beats Padres 1-0 in 18th

1971 Event - Houston Astros beat San Diego Padres, 2-1, in 21 innings

1971 Birthday - Christopher Gomez, born in Los Angeles, California, infielder for the San Diego Padres

1971 Birthday - Kerry Taylor, U.S. baseball pitcher for the San Diego Padres

1970 Birthday - Joey Hamilton, Statesboro Georgia, pitcher for the San Diego Padres

1970 Birthday - Luis Lopez, infielder for the San Diego Padres

1970 Event - Clay Kirby has a no-hitter going for 8 inn, but is lifted for a pinch hitter, Reliever Jack Baldschun gives up 3 hits and Padres lose, 3-0

1970 Birthday - Bryce Florie, born in Charleston, Florida, pitcher for the San Diego Padres

1970 Birthday - Doug Bochtler, born in West Palm Beach, Florida, pitcher for the San Diego Padres

1970 Event - Pitts Pirate Doc Ellis no-hits San Diego Padres, 2-0

1970 Event - San Diego Padres draft Mike Ivie #1

1970 Event - San Diego Padres beat San Francisco Giants 17-16 in 15 innings

1970 Event - New York Met Tom Seaver strikes out last 10 Padres, for a total of 19

1970 Birthday - Sean Bergman, born in Joliet, Illinois, pitcher for the San Diego Padres

1970 Birthday - Ron Villone, Englewood, New Jersey, pitcher for the San Diego Padres

1969 Event - Expansion teams Royals, Expos, Padres and Pilots win their 1st games

1969 Birthday - Scott Sanders, born in Hannibal, Missouri, pitcher for the San Diego Padres

1969 Birthday - Phil Plantier, Manchester, New Hampshire, outfielder, San Diego Padres, Red Sox, A's

1968 Event - In NL expansion draft, Expos and Padres choose 30 players each

1968 Event - NL grants San Diego Padres a franchise

1968 Birthday - Brian Johnson, born in Oakland California, catcher for the San Diego Padres

1967 Birthday - John Flaherty, New York City, catcher for the San Diego Padres

1967 Birthday - Trevor Hoffman, Anaheim California, pitcher for the San Diego Padres

1967 Birthday - Andy Ashby, born in Kansas City, Missouri, pitcher for the San Diego Padres

1967 Birthday - Tim Worrell, born in Pasadena, California, pitcher for the San Diego Padres

1967 Birthday - Rick Wilkins, born in Jacksonville, Florida, Richard Wilkins, baseball player, catcher, played Major League teams San Diego Padres, Chicago Cubs, also played for Houston Astros, San Francisco Giants, St. Louis Cardinals, Los Angeles Dodgers, Seattle Mariners, New York Mets

1966 Birthday - Archi Cianfrocco, Rome, New York, infielder for the San Diego Padres

1965 Birthday - Willie Blair, Paintsville, Kentucky, pitcher for the San Diego Padres

1965 Birthday - Scott Livingstone, born in Dallas, Texas, infielder, San Diego Padres, Detroit Tigers

1965 Birthday - Greg Vaughn, born in Sacramento, California, outfielder, Milwaukee Brewers, San Diego Padres

1965 Birthday - Steve Finley, Union City, Tennessee, outfielder for the San Diego Padres

1965 Birthday - Steve Finley, born in Union City, Tennessee, outfielder for the San Diego Padres

1964 Birthday - Chris Gwynn, born in Los Angeles, California, outfielder for the San Diego Padres

1964 Birthday - Jeff Tabaka, U.S. baseball pitcher for the San Diego Padres

1963 Birthday - Ken Caminiti, born in Hanford, California, infielder for the San Diego Padres

1963 Birthday - Craig Shipley, Australian/US baseball infielder for the San Diego Padres

1962 Birthday - Jody Reed, born in Tampa, Florida, infielder for the San Diego Padres

1960 Birthday - Bob Tewksbury, Concord, New Hampshire, pitcher for the San Diego Padres

1960 Birthday - Fernando Valenzuela, Navajua Mexico, pitcher, Los Angeles Dodgers, San Diego Padres

1960 Birthday - Tony Gwynn, born in Los Angeles, California, outfielder for the San Diego Padres

1957 Birthday - Tim Flannery, DJ/MLB player for the San Diego Padres

1956 Birthday - Terry Kennedy, born in Euclid, Ohio, professional baseball player, catcher, played for the Baltimore Orioles, San Diego Padres, St. Louis Cardinals and San Francisco Giants

1955 Birthday - Jack Clark, Penns, all star outfielder, Giants, Cards, Yankees, Padres

1955 Birthday - Ed Whitson, pitcher, New York Yankees, San Diego Padres

1953 Birthday - Sixto Lezcano, born in Arecibo, Puerto Rico, professional baseball player, outfielder, played for Milwaukee Brewers, San Diego Padres

1951 Birthday - Richard "Goose" Gossage, relief pitcher, Yankees, Padres, A's

1950 Birthday - Tom Werner, owner for the San Diego Padres/producer, Roseanne, Cosby Show

1948 Birthday - Steve Garvey, 1st baseman, Los Angeles Dodgers, San Diego Padres

1944 Birthday - Graig Nettles, 3rd baseman, New York Yankees, San Diego Padres, Cleveland Indians

1928 Birthday - Joan Kroc, wife of Ray Korc/owner, McDonalds and San Diego Padres

1924 Birthday - Jerry Coleman, 2nd baseman/sportscaster, New York Yankees, San Diego Padres

1902 Birthday - Ray Kroc, born in Illinois, founder of McDonalds and owner for the San Diego Padres













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