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1969: Padres Fall to Perry Again

April 19, 1969, San Francisco: Giants 5, Padres 3 (box score) Any hope the Padres had of building momentum based on the previous night’s victory evaporated quickly. In a rematch of the April 13 contest in San Diego, right-handers Dick Selma and Gaylord Perry went to battle at Candlestick Park. Perry had won the first [...]

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 [...]

1969: Padres Blown Out in LA, Drop Fourth Straight

April 15, 1969, Los Angeles: Dodgers 14, Padres 0 (box score) Southpaws Claude Osteen and Johnny Podres matched scoreless frames through four innings. Then, in the bottom of the fifth, the proverbial wheels fell off for Podres. With one out, Tom Haller drew a walk. Ted Sizemore, Osteen, and Willie Crawford followed with singles to [...]

1969: Padres Drop Second Straight to Giants

April 12, 1969, San Diego: Giants 5, Padres 1 (box score) In the first Saturday game at San Diego Stadium, the Padres and Giants drew just 20,356 people. I know this sounds like a terrible turnout, but consider that 12 big-league games were played that day. Of those, only the Reds at Braves and the [...]