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1969: Padres Lose 100th Game

September 13, 1969, Los Angeles: Dodgers 7, Padres 2 (box score) The Padres struck first, but wasted an opportunity to do even more damage. Nate Colbert led off the second inning with a double to right. One out later, Jerry Morales hit an infield single that advanced Colbert to third; an error by catcher Tom [...]

1969: Niekro, Colbert Outlast Dodgers

September 5, 1969, San Diego: Padres 4, Dodgers 1 (box score) For the second straight game, the Padres got the best of their neighbors from the north. Joe Niekro frustrated the Dodgers, scattering 10 hits but yielding just one run. Los Angeles left two runners on base in the first inning, two more in the [...]

1969: Bunning, Stargell, Clemente Lead Pirates Past Padres

July 27, 1969, Pittsburgh: Pirates 4, Padres 1 (box score) Clay Kirby and Jim Bunning kept the game scoreless until the fourth. Then, in the bottom half of the inning, Roberto Clemente knocked a one-out single to center, advancing to second on an error by Ivan Murrell. One out later, with Manny Sanguillen at the [...]

1969: Niekro Pounded in Fourth, Padres Lose Third Straight

May 20, 1969, San Diego: Pirates 6, Padres 3 (box score) Losers of five straight, including a three-game sweep at Dodger Stadium, the Pirates came to town with an 18-18 record that placed them a distant second in the National League East, six games back of Chicago. The club from Pittsburgh featured some outstanding hitters, [...]