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On this Date in Padres History 6/2/2016: Padres drop 10-run lead in historic comeback by Seattle

On this Date in Padres History 5/23/1970: Colbert helps lift Padres over Giants in 15-inning slugfest

The loss forced the Giants to replace their manager after the game.

On this Date in Padres History 5/16/1988: Gary Carter hits his 299th HR but plays the waiting game afterwards

Hall-of-Fame catcher goes three months in between his 299th and 300th home run of his career.

On this Date in Padres History 5/12/2001: A.J. Burnett throw an odd no-hitter in Qualcomm

Every batter reached base but Burnett still managed to throw a no-hitter against SD.

On this Date in Padres History 5/11/2000: Brothers Aaron and Brett Boone go yard in same game

On this Date in Padres History 5/9/1993: Padres defeat Cubs despite Mark Grace hitting for cycle

If you were Grace, would you rather have the win or the cycle?

On this Date in Padres History 5/8/1973: Cubs manager Whitey Lockman gets ejected and Ernie Banks makes history

Cubs staffer and former player Ernie Banks became the first African-American to manage a major league team.

On this Date in Padres History 5/7/2006: Bartolo Colon goes yard for the first time in his career

Colon became the oldest player to hit his first HR of his career, beating out Randy Johnson who was two years younger.

On this Date in Padres History 5/6/2005: Hoffman records 400th career save

On this Date in Padres History 5/2/1954: Nate Colbert watches the same history he was destined to repeat

Musial and Colbert are still the only two players to achieve the feat.

Don’t miss the re-airing of the 1984 NLCS Game 3 against the Chicago Cubs tonight

The Padres turned things around on the Chicago Cubs with a 7-1 victory at home.

On this Date in Padres History 5/1/2001: Perez’s broken bat injures Cubs player

Sometimes you just have a bad day.

On this date in Padres History 4/29/2007: Hoffman makes history with 803rd appearance

The longtime Padre sat atop the record books after closing out a 3-2 victory over the Dodgers.

On this Date in Padres History 4/22/1970: Tom Seaver makes 19 Padres whiff in 2-1 Mets win

Seaver struck out the final 10 batters to tie the major-league record.

This Day in Padres History: 20 April - “The Wizard” earns his Nickname

A Hall of Famer makes his name on this date in 1978.

On this Date in Padres History 4/18/08: Padres fall to Rockies 2-1 in 22-inning marathon

The game ended around 1:30am the following morning.

On this Date in Padres History 4/17/2015: San Diego spoils Major League debut of Kris Bryant

The highly-touted Bryant went hitless with three strikeouts in the 5-4 Cubs loss.

On this Date in Padres History 4/13/1987: Wynne, Gwynn, and Kruk make history in the opener

The trio became the first group to start a game off with three-straight home runs.

This Day in Padres History 4/11/1996: Padres said goodbye to Greg Maddux’s streak

The former Braves pitcher was 18-0 in road games before the match-up with San Diego

On this Day in Padres History: April 10th, 2017

Wil Myers made his own little bit of history

(Mis)remembering the 1998 Padres

Thanks for the memories, however fuzzy they may be.

Closer Look: 2017 Padres TBTC 80s Cap

The Padres will be rocking this classic in Philadelphia.

Redesigning the Padres

Can a couple cap collectors come up with a better design for our Padres?

Don't be such a f_cking tourist. Go Padres.

San Diegans should root San Diego.

Padres lose nine in a row

Padres Baseball needs a new slogan

Padres Baseball needs a new slogan

"Hey are you a Padres fan? Me too! Experience it!"

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