Chargers History

Top 10 Chargers moments in San Diego Stadium History

SAN DIEGO, CA - DECEMBER 20: Philip Rivers #17 of the San Diego Chargers waves to fans after the San Diego Chargers defeated the Miami Dolphins 30-14 at Qualcomm Stadium on December 20, 2015 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images)
SAN DIEGO, CA - DECEMBER 20: Philip Rivers #17 of the San Diego Chargers waves to fans after the San Diego Chargers defeated the Miami Dolphins 30-14 at Qualcomm Stadium on December 20, 2015 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images)
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(Photo by Charles Aqua Viva/Getty Images)
(Photo by Charles Aqua Viva/Getty Images)

Best Chargers moments at San Diego Stadium: 9. Most points scored/Largest win

The Chargers’ records for largest win and most points scored in San Diego Stadium both came in the late 60s on teams led by Hall of Fame receiver Lance Alworth.

On October 20th, 1968 the Chargers put up a San Diego Stadium record 55 points in a blowout win over the Denver Broncos. In this game, the Chargers put up 581 yards of offense and forced five Broncos turnovers, leading to a 55-24 win.

Then a little over a year later on December 14th, 1969 the Chargers beat the Buffalo Bills 45-6 for their largest margin of victory in the stadium’s history.

In this game, Hall of Fame receiver Lance Alworth caught a pass in his 96th consecutive game, breaking a tie with Don Hutson. This game also had some more significant moments. This was the last AFL game between these two teams, and this was offensive tackle Ron Mix’s mast game as a Charger.

Mix originally had his number 74 retired by the Chargers, before he came out of retirement to play for the Raiders. Chargers owner Gene Klein then unretired the number because of that. Both of these records somehow managed to never be broken during the remaining 40 plus years of San Diego Stadium.

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