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San Diego Chargers Records


Listed below are San Diego Chargers Records, Firsts, Odds & Ends.

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 game, 1/1/61.

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 (1963).

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 yards (1973-1987).

Most Receptions, Career: Charlie Joiner, 586 receptions (1976-1986).

All-Time Leading Scorer: John Carney, 1,060 points (1990-2000).

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.


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