San Diego Padres

The San Diego Padres are a Major League Baseball team based in San Diego. They play in the National League Western Division. Founded in 1969, the Padres have won the National League Pennant twice, in 1984 and 1998, losing in the World Series both times. As of 2012, they have had 13 winning seasons in franchise history. They and the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim are the only MLB California teams to originate in California; the Dodgers and Giants are originally from New York, and the Athletics are originally from Philadelphia.

As of June 1, 2012, the Padres are the only team in MLB to never record a no-hitter. They are also one of two teams, along with the Miami Marlins, in Major League Baseball history to never have a player hit for the cycle.

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