On this Date in Padres History 6/30/2012: Grandal makes history from both sides of the plate
Grandal spent three seasons in San Diego before being traded to the Dodgers.
Throwback Blog posts
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 5/9/1993: 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 5/2/1954: 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
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?
The #Padres have placed RHP Trey Wingenter on the 10-day IL (retro 5/4) with a right shoulder strain and recalled RHP Phil Maton from Triple-A El Paso.— San Diego Padres (@Padres) May 5, 2019