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1969: Padres Score Early, Hold On Late to Beat Giants

September 24, 1969, San Diego: Padres 3, Giants 2 (box score) San Diego, with some help from the Giants defense, jumped on Juan Marichal immediately in this one. Jose Arcia and Roberto Pena singled to lead off the first. Ollie Brown then doubled home Arcia. After Marichal fanned the next two batters, Ivan Murrell flied [...]

1969: Padres Capitalize on Fuentes Error, Rout Giants

July 15, 1969, San Francisco: Padres 10, Giants 3 (

1969: Marichal Marches Giants Past Niekro, Padres

July 2, 1969, San Diego: Giants 6, Padres 3 (box score) I hope that if nothing else, this look back at the Padres’ inaugural season has given everyone a greater appreciation for where the franchise is now. Honestly, if the club hadn’t been doing so well over the past few seasons, I’m not sure I [...]

1969: Padres Lose Again to Marichal

April 17, 1969, San Francisco: Giants 5, Padres 4 (box score) Nine games into their existence as a big-league franchise, the Padres scored more than two runs in a game for the very first time. After pouncing on Juan Marichal for two runs in the top of the first inning and adding another in the [...]

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 [...]