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1969: Dodgers Chip Away, Beat Padres

September 12, 1969, Los Angeles: Dodgers 5, Padres 3 (box score) San Diego jumped out to an early 2-0 lead against Bill Singer. With one out in the second, Van Kelly drew a walk. Jerry Morales followed with a double to center that scored the Padres’ first run. Morales advanced to third on a Ted [...]

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: Padres Start September with a Win

September 1, 1969, San Diego: Padres 5, Phillies 2 (box score) After suffering through a miserable 5-22 August, the Padres opened September at home against Philadelphia. Left-hander Grant Jackson started for the visitors and failed to record a single out. Jose Arcia led off the first inning with an infield single. Roberto Pena singled to [...]

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: Four-Run Fourth Dooms Padres

August 13, 1969, San Diego: Cubs 4, Padres 2 (box score) The Padres scored first in this Wednesday evening affair, but they could have done even more damage. In the second inning, with Bill Hands on the mound for Chicago, Nate Colbert led off with a single to left. Al Ferrara walked and Ivan Murrell [...]

1969: Padres Lose in Extra Frames at Forbes Field

July 24, 1969, Pittsburgh: Pirates 4, Padres 3 (box score) The Padres started the second half of their inaugural season much as they’d ended the first half: with a loss on the road. Unlike the 10-0 shellacking they’d suffered in Atlanta four days earlier, this game was tight and could have gone either way. San [...]

1969: Padres Lose Fourth Straight at Home

July 10, 1969, San Diego: Braves 3, Padres 1 (box score) Dave Roberts, making his second big-league start for the Padres, lasted just four batters into this game. Felipe Alou singled, Felix Millan walked, Hank Aaron doubled, Rico Carty walked, and Roberts was yanked. Gary Ross came in and slammed the door, but the Braves’ [...]

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: 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: Padres Drop Another Doubleheader

June 20, 1969, Houston: Astros 6, Padres 1 (box score); Astros 3, Padres 1 (box score) For the second time in four days, the Padres played two. For the second time, they found themselves overmatched. The opener pitted Clay Kirby against Larry Dierker. The Padres struck first, with Nate Colbert homering to lead off the [...]