San Diego Chargers Records
Listed below are San Diego Chargers Records, Firsts, Odds &
Original Franchise Location: The Chargers moved
to San Diego in 1961, after one season in Los Angeles.
First Regular-Season Game: A 21-20 victory over the
Dallas Texans, 9/10/60.
First Winning Season: 1960 (10-4).
First Playoff Appearance: A 24-16 loss to the
Houston Oilers in the American Football League Championship
First All-League Selections: T Ron Mix, QB Jack Kemp,
HB Paul Lowe, DT Volney Peters, DB Dick Harris, 1960.
First Charger Elected to the Hall of Fame:
WR Lance Alworth, 1978.
First to Rush 100 Yards in a Game: Paul Lowe, 137 yards
vs. the Boston Patriots, 10/28/60.
First 1,000-Yard Rusher: Paul Lowe, 1,010 yards
First to Pass 400 Yards in a Game: Dan Fouts,
444 yards vs. the New York Giants, 10/19/80.
Most Yards Rushing, Career: LaDainian Tomlinson,
5,899 yards (2001-2004).
Most Yards Passing, Career: Dan Fouts, 43,040
Most Receptions, Career: Charlie Joiner, 586
All-Time Leading Scorer: John Carney, 1,060
It's A Fact: The Chargers' uniform was unveiled
on March 20, 1960. Models for the uniform were future Hall of
Famer Ron Mix and quarterback/Congressman Jack Kemp.
Warmest Game in Team History: 108 degrees vs.
the Raiders at Los Angeles, 9/4/88.
Longest Interception Return: Vencie Glenn's
103-yard return vs. the Denver Broncos on 11/29/87.