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Memorable Moments

1967AugustSan Diego Stadium opened
Cost = $27.5 Million
53,000 seats
Construction took 20 months
1967August 20First Charger Football Game: Detroit 38 / Chargers 17
1967September 15First SDSU Aztec Football Game: SDSU 16 / Tennessee State 8
1969April 8First Padres Baseball Game: Padres 2 / Houston 1
Attendance = 23,370
1969September 22Willie Mays hit his 600th home run
1974 Ray Kroc prevented the Padres move to Washington, DC by purchasing the team
1977August 29Lou Brock stole his 892nd base to tie Ty Cobb's record
1978July 11MLB All-Star Game: National League 7 / American League 3
1978December 22First Holiday Bowl Game: Navy 23 / BYU 16
1981October 7Rolling Stones in Concert
1982 January Renamed to San Diego Jack Murphy Stadium in honor of sports columnist Jack Murphy
1984 Expanded to 61,000 Seats and 50 skyboxes constructed
Cost = $9.1 Million
1984 World Series: Tigers 4 / Padres 1
1984December 21Holiday Bowl: BYU wins National Championship with a 24-17 win over Michigan
1986December 30Holiday Bowl: Iowa 39 / SDSU 38 Aztecs set post season attendance record of 59,473
1988January 31Super Bowl XXII: Washington 42 / Denver 10
1989August 22The Who in Concert
1992July 14MLB All-Star Game: American League 13 / National League 6
1993September 30Guns n' Roses in Concert
1993Nov. 10U2 in Concert
1994April 14Pink Floyd in Concert
1994June 4Eagles in Concert
1994October 17Rolling Stones in Concert
1994 SD Chargers are AFC Champions
1995March 22Elton John and Billy Joel in Concert
1996July 12/13Promise Keepers
1997 Expanded to 71,500 seats
Built Club Level; Increased Suites to 113
Added the West Videoboard; Charger Practice Facility.
Cost - $78.0 M
1997April 28U2 in Concert
1997November 18Renamed to QUALCOMM Stadium
1998January 25Super Bowl XXXII: Denver 31 / Green Bay 24
1998February 3Rolling Stones in Concert
1998 World Series: Yankees 4 / Padres 0
2001July 16NSYNC concert
2003January 26Super Bowl XXXVII: Tampa Bay 48 / Oakland 21
2003May 8-11Billy Graham Crusade
2004September 4SDSU 38 / Idaho State 21 Aztecs set regular season attendance record of 57,216
2005January 8NFL Playoff Jets / Chargers
2005October 10Monday Night Football Steelers 24 / Chargers 22 Chargers set attendance record of 68,537
2005December 22Inaugural Poinsettia Bowl: Navy 51/ Colorado State 30
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