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Milestone Victories

  • No. 1 -- April 5, 1926: Defeated New Mexico Military Institute 7-3 in Lubbock for first victory for program and first win for coach E. V. Freeland in first baseball game ever.
  • No. 5 -- April 19, 1926: Volney "Satch" Hill pitches first no-hit game in only the school's seventh game. He also drove in two runs.
  • No. 16 -- April 6, 1928: Defeated New Mexico Military Institute 7-3 in Lubbock for first win for coach Grady Higgenbotham in his first outing.
  • No. 26 -- April 23, 1954: Defeated Texas Lutheran 8-5 in Lubbock for first win for coach Beattie Feathers. That win, in the seventh game of a nine-game schedule, prevented Tech from a winless season. Fulton Smith's three-run homer to left field was the first pinch-hit homer in school history and snapped a 6-6 tie in the sixth inning.
  • No. 50 -- May 3, 1958: Won 8-7 at West Texas State.
  • No. 67 -- March 10, 1961: Won 3-2 at New Mexico Highlands for first win for coach Berl Huffman in his first outing. He went on to win his first five games.
  • No. 88 -- April 2, 1962: Ramey Brandon pitches Tech's first No-Hitter, a 2-0 victory over Eastern New Mexico in Lubbock, despite allowing seven bases on balls and two wild pitches.
  • No. 100 -- April 20, 1963: Defeated New Mexico Highlands 10-6 in Lubbock.
  • No. 130 -- April 27, 1966: Dave Callerman and Pat Abbott combined for the school's second no-hitter, a 17-0 romp in Lubbock that was highlighted by a 14-run first inning for the Red Raiders.
  • No. 147 -- March 1, 1968: Defeated New Mexico Highlands 7-3 in first game for coach Kal Segrist.
  • No. 150 -- March 30, 1968: First Southwest Conference victory, 8-1 at Rice.
  • No. 200 -- April 7, 1971: Defeated Rice 8-0 in Lubbock.
  • No. 202 -- April 23, l971: Ruben Garcia, who twice earlier in the season flirted with no-hitters, allowed four base runners in the extra inning game (8 innings: one error, two walks, one hit batter) and retired 19 in a row at one point in the 1-0, 8-inning SWC affair.
  • No. 246 -- March 9, 1973: 100th win for Kal Segrist, 2-0 over New Mexico Highlands at home.
  • No. 250 -- April 6, 1973, Defeated SMU (no score available).
  • No. 300 -- April 17, 1976, Defeated Baylor 6-5 in Lubbock.
  • No. 346 -- March 21, 1978, 200th win for Kal Segrist, 8-3 over Wichita State in Lubbock.
  • No. 350 -- April 1, 1978, defeated North Texas 18-2 in Lubbock.
  • No. 400 -- February 27, 1981, won at Texas Lutheran 4-1.
  • No. 446 -- April 24, 1982, 300th win for Kal Segrist, 11-8 at Arkansas.
  • No. 466 -- Feb. 17, 1984, first win for Coach Gary Ashby, 19-11 at Hardin-Simmons University.
  • No. 500 -- Feb. 16, 1985, won 12-1 against New Mexico Highlands in Lubbock.
  • No. 551 -- Feb. 6, 1987, first win for Coach Larry Hays, 5-3 vs. New Mexico in Lubbock.
  • No. 600 -- April 12, 1988, defeated College of The Southwest 9-1 in Lubbock.
  • No. 650 -- March 9, 1989, 100th win for Larry Hays, 18-3 over Wyoming in Lubbock.
  • No. 689 -- March 20, 1990, four Tech pitchers (Jeff Peck, Kevin Kirk, Brian Boesiger, and Kurt Shipley) combined for an 11-0 win over College of the Southwest and the school's first no-hitter in 19 years.
  • No. 700 -- April 2, 1991, defeated Sul Ross State 4-1.
  • No. 750 -- Feb. 29, 1992, 200th win for Larry Hays, 13-4 over Rice in Lubbock.
  • No. 800 -- March 20, 1993, defeated Arizona 11-8 in Lubbock.
  • No. 849 -- May 21, 1995, defeated Texas A&M 8-6 in College Station to win first-ever Southwest Conference post-season championship and qualify for the NCAA playoffs.
  • No. 850 -- May 27, 1995, 300th win for Larry Hays, 24-5 vs. Providence in NCAA Mid-West Regional first-round; also school's first win in first-ever NCAA playoff game.
  • No. 873 -- February 19, 1996, won at Grand Canyon, Larry Hays becomes winningest baseball coach in Texas Tech history.
  • No. 885 -- March 10, 1996, defeated Air Force 11-4 in Lubbock, making Larry Hays school's all-time winningest coach (all sports) with 334 victories.
  • No. 900 -- March 15, 1996, defeated Houston 14-5 in SWC First-Pitch Tournament in Houston.
  • No. 921 -- May 24, 1996, defeated Akron 7-2 in first-ever Texas Tech NCAA Playoff game at Dan Law Field in Lubbock.
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