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1969: Padres Can’t Avoid Sweep at Wrigley Field

May 14, 1969, Chicago: Cubs 3, Padres 2 (box score) After dropping the first two at Wrigley Field, the Padres sent Tommie Sisk to the mound to try and avoid the sweep. For most of Wednesday afternoon, it looked like they might do that. The Padres broke through first. Catcher Chris Cannizzaro led off the [...]

1969: Jenkins, Cubs Blank Padres

May 12, 1969, Chicago: Cubs 2, Padres 0 (box score) Fresh off their first ever road series win, the Padres headed to Chicago for their first series at Wrigley Field. San Diego sent Gary Ross to the hill in the Monday afternoon opener. The Cubs countered with Canadian right-hander Ferguson Jenkins. The Cubs featured names [...]