For Padres fans and hardcore baseball trivia buffs, a look back at the legacy of San Diego’s proud ballpark, including notable moments and accomplishments inside the baseball diamond and out.
First Triple: April 14, 2004, Brian Giles
First Save: April 10, 2004, (Guess who…) Trever Hoffman
First Padre HR: April 15, 2004, Mark Loretta off of Hideo Nomo
First Grand Slam: July 31, 2005, Adam Dunn
First Balk: May 15, 2004, Sergio Mitre
First No Hitter: July 13, 2013, San Francisco’s Tim Lincecum threw a no-no in a 9–0 victory.
First Player to Hit for the Cycle: Not yet…
First Playoff Game: October 8, 2005
First Rainout: April 4, 2006
Longest game: April 17, 2008, 22 innings (6 hours, 16 minutes. Rockies 2-1 over Padres)
Posted in 2021 in Ballpark Facts
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