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1969: Three Days, Three Shutouts

June 23, 1969, Cincinnati: Reds 5, Padres 0 (box score) After being blanked in the final two games of a weekend series at Houston, the Padres headed north to take on the Reds. Gary Ross made the start for San Diego, while Cincinnati countered with left-hander Jim Merritt. The Reds threatened immediately in this one. [...]

1969: Houston Lemasters Padres

June 22, 1969, Houston: Astros 2, Padres 0 (box score) Day two of the Padres’ jaunt to Shutout City saw Joe Niekro lock horns against left-hander Denny Lemaster. For six innings, the two hurlers put on quite a show. The Padres had runners at the corners with one out in the first but failed to [...]

1969: Wilson Shuts Down Padres

June 19, 1969, Houston: Astros 4, Padres 2 (box score) The Astros, returning home after a six-game jaunt to St. Louis and Atlanta, got to Al Santorini early in this one. In the second inning, Santorini served up singles to the first three batters he faced, resulting in a 1-0 lead for the home team. [...]

1969: Dodgers Pound Padres in Finale

June 18, 1969, Los Angeles: Dodgers 10, Padres 1 (box score) A day after being outscored, 18-3, in a doubleheader at Dodger Stadium, the Padres looked to salvage a split of the four-game series against their neighbors to the north. The Dodgers, it seems, had other ideas. Los Angeles struck early and often against southpaw [...]

1969: Dodgers Take Two from Padres

June 17, 1969, Los Angeles: Dodgers 7, Padres 3 (box score); Dodgers 11, Padres 0 (box score) Gary Ross and Bill Singer hooked up in the first game of a doubleheader at Chavez Ravine. Both teams had early opportunities — the Padres put the first two runners on in the second, and the Dodgers returned [...]

1969: Allen, Johnson Power Phillies Past Padres

June 14, 1969, San Diego: Phillies 7, Padres 5 (box score) Al Santorini faced right-hander Jerry Johnson in the second of three games at San Diego Stadium. The Phillies jumped out to an early lead courtesy of a two-out solo homer to right-center off the bat of Dick Allen in the first. The Padres wasted [...]

1969: Everyone Hits as Phillies Pound Padres

June 13, 1969, San Diego: Phillies 6, Padres 1 (box score) The Padres looked to rebound from a series loss to Montreal. The Phillies, winners of two straight against the Dodgers after losing nine in a row, had other ideas. Right-hander Rick Wise got the start for Philadelphia, while Johnny Podres toed the slab for [...]

1969: Padres Falter Late, Drop Series to Expos

June 12, 1969, San Diego: Expos 4, Padres 1 (box score) After splitting the first two games at San Diego Stadium, the Expos and Padres remained deadlocked in a scoreless tie through six innings in the rubber match. Not until the bottom of the fifth had either team put a runner past first base. In [...]

1969: Spiezio, Bullpen Lead Padres Past Expos

June 11, 1969, San Diego: Padres 6, Expos 5 (box score) Dick Kelley and Bill Stoneman squared off in this one, but neither would factor in the decision. The Expos jumped on Kelley early. A walk, single, double, and error by left fielder Al Ferrara made the score 2-0 three batters into the game. The [...]

1969: Koosman Dominates Padres Again

June 7, 1969, San Diego: Mets 4, Padres 1 (box score) As he had 10 days earlier at Shea Stadium, New York Mets left-hander Jerry Koosman dominated the Padres. This time, however, Koosman’s offense decided to participate. Johnny Podres made the start for San Diego. After working in and out of jams for much of [...]