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1969: Al Ferrara 3, Dodgers 0

September 4, 1969, San Diego: Padres 3, Dodgers 0 (box score) Dick Kelley and Bill Singer squared off in the first of a four-game series at San Diego Stadium. Kelley didn’t last long in this one, being lifted for Gary Ross with one on and two out in the third. (Anyone know the story here?) [...]

1969: Mets Beat Padres Twice on Tuesday

August 26, 1969, San Diego: Mets 8, Padres 4 (box score); Mets 3, Padres 0 (box score) Dick Kelley and Tom Seaver squared off in the opener. The Padres took a 2-0 lead in the second on a one-out Nate Colbert walk followed by a two-out Cito Gaston home run. The Mets tied the score [...]

1969: Padres Drop Another Doubleheader

August 16, 1969, New York: Mets 2, Padres 0 (box score); Mets 2, Padres 1 (box score) What could be better than playing a doubleheader after two off days? Why, facing Tom Seaver in the first game, of course. Tommie Sisk threw one of his better games for San Diego, allowing just two runs over [...]

1969: Padres Drop Two at Home to Pirates

August 10, 1969, San Diego: Pirates 7, Padres 5 (box score); Pirates 8, Padres 6 (box score) When a team is playing poorly, nothing drives the point home quite like a doubleheader. The Padres on a Sunday afternoon played their first of four twinbills over a 16-day stretch. They would lose all eight contests. In [...]

1969: Cardinals Score Late, Push Past Padres

August 5, 1969, San Diego: Cardinals 2, Padres 1 (box score) The Padres returned to San Diego in desperate need of a win. Having lost eight straight, they sent Dick Kelley to the mound against Bob Gibson. The Cardinals scored first in the fourth. With one out, Curt Flood doubled to left. After a Vada [...]

1969: Taylor Shuts Down Padres in St. Louis

July 28, 1969, St. Louis: Cardinals 2, Padres 1 (box score) Julian Javier led off the bottom of the first with a home run to left off Dick Kelley. The Cardinals added to their lead in the sixth, when Vada Pinson doubled home Javier to make the score 2-0. It could have been even worse, [...]

1969: Braves Score Late to Overcome Padres

July 11, 1969, San Diego: Braves 6, Padres 3 (box score) After the two teams traded zeros for the first two innings, San Diego broke through against right-hander Pat Jarvis in the third. Ivan Murrell walked and Chris Cannizzaro singled, with Murrell scoring and Cannizzaro advancing to second on an error by right fielder Felipe [...]

1969: Padres, Astros Split Doubleheader

July 6, 1969, San Diego: Astros 3, Padres 2 (box score); Padres 1, Astros 0 (box score) Jim Ray got the start for Houston in the opener. The Padres countered with rookie left-hander Dave Roberts, just up from Double-A Elmira, where he was 7-5 with a 3.50 ERA in 15 games. Originally signed by the [...]

1969: July Starts the Way June Ended, with a Loss

July 1, 1969, San Diego: Giants 5, Padres 4 (box score) The good news is that the Padres managed to collect 10 hits and score four runs. The bad news is that shoddy defense cost San Diego three runs and, ultimately, the game. The Giants got to starter Dick Kelley right away. Bobby Bonds and [...]

1969: Griffin, Astros Blank Padres

June 21, 1969, Houston: Astros 4, Padres 0 (box score) Toward the end of June, the Padres embarked on a most unwelcome trip to Shutout City. The first stop on their tour involved a 12-strikeout performance by Astros rookie right-hander Tom Griffin. Griffin, Houston’s first-round pick in 1966, was making just the 13th start of [...]