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1969: Padres Down Phillies at Shibe Park

June 2, 1969, Philadelphia: Padres 6, Expos Phillies 4 (box score) The Padres and Phillies met Monday night in front of just over 3,000 fans at Shibe Park. Al Santorini, off to a great start for San Diego, faced sophomore right-hander Jerry Johnson. The Phillies were led by the brilliant but bristly Dick Allen and [...]

1969: Santorini, Padres Survive Mets at Shea

May 27, 1969, New York: Padres 3, Mets 2 (box score) The Mets outhit the Padres in this one, 12-9. The home team also left 11 men on base, while the guests left only 6. New York scored almost immediately against Padres starter Al Santorini. With runners at the corners and two out in the [...]

1969: Back at Home, Murrell Leads Padres Past Cardinals

May 16, 1969, San Diego: Padres 2, Cardinals 1 (box score) Fresh off three straight losses at Wrigley Field, the Padres returned home to face the Cardinals. The visitors scored first, with Phil Gagliano coming home in the second on a two-out miscue by first baseman Bill Davis. The only error Davis committed all year [...]

1969: Padres Blow Early Lead, Fall to Cardinals

May 9, 1969, St. Louis: Cardinals 7, Padres 6 (box score) In their first trip to Busch Stadium, the Padres jumped all over right-hander Ray Washburn. With Roberto Pena on second and two out in the first inning, four consecutive singles resulted in three runs. Chris Cannizzaro was caught looking to end the frame, but [...]

1969: Padres Drop Two in Cincy

May 4, 1969, Cincinnati: Reds 3, Padres 2 (box score), Reds 12, Padres 0 (box score) The first game of a doubleheader at Crosley Field featured Al Santorini and Jack Fisher. In a sign of how times have changed, Fisher actually worked an inning of relief just two days earlier in the Reds’ 8-5 loss [...]

1969: Padres Finish April with Loss in Atlanta

April 30, 1969, Atlanta: Braves 6, Padres 3 (box score) Play-by-play data for this game are incomplete. We know that Phil Niekro started for the Braves and went the distance; we know that Nate Colbert hit his fifth homer of the season. Gary Ross got the start for San Diego, but faced just three batters. [...]

1969: Padres Drop Second Straight to Los Angeles

April 29, 1969, San Diego: Dodgers 2, Padres 1 (box score) This game was over almost before it began. Willie Crawford walked to lead off the game for the Dodgers. Willie Davis followed with a single to center off starter Al Santorini. One out later, a Jose Arcia error gave Los Angeles its first run. [...]

1969: Colbert Knocks First Homer, Padres Defeat Houston

April 24, 1969, Houston: Padres 4, Astros 1 (box score) A day after being completely dominated by Larry Dierker, the Padres set the tone early in this one. The game started innocently enough, with the two teams exchanging zeroes in the first inning. Ollie Brown then led off the top of the second with a [...]

1969: Santorini, Padres Stop Losing Streak

April 18, 1969, San Francisco: Padres 3, Giants 1 (box score) After dropping five straight, the Padres came out swinging in this one. With the help of two passed balls by Giants catcher Dick Dietz, San Diego scored two runs in the first. Roberto Pena scored the first run, with the second coming on a [...]