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1969: Kelley’s Arm, Bat Help Padres Sweep Phillies

June 4, 1969, Philadelphia: Padres 3, Phillies 0 (box score) The Padres entered Wednesday evening’s contest having taken the first two against Philadelphia at Shibe Park. Dick Kelley and rookie right-hander Bill Champion hooked up in the finale. San Diego drew first blood. With two out in the first, Al Ferrara singled home Roberto Pena [...]

1969: Padres Extend Winning Streak to Five

June 3, 1969, Philadelphia: Padres 6, Phillies 5 (box score) Fresh off their fourth straight victory, the Padres sent Clay Kirby to the mound against Philadelphia’s Woodie Fryman. San Diego struck early in this one. With two out in the first, Ollie Brown drew a walk. Nate Colbert followed with a single, and the streaking [...]

1969: Padres Down Phillies at Shibe Park

June 2, 1969, Philadelphia: Padres 6, Expos Phillies 4 (box score) The Padres and Phillies met Monday night in front of just over 3,000 fans at Shibe Park. Al Santorini, off to a great start for San Diego, faced sophomore right-hander Jerry Johnson. The Phillies were led by the brilliant but bristly Dick Allen and [...]

Management by Baseball

Management by Baseball By Jeff Angus Collins: 272 pp., $22.95 hardcover Don’t let the title fool you. Although this book is aimed at actual and would-be managers, the insights can be of use to anyone who has to deal with managers, which is just about everyone. Using lessons learned from field and general managers in [...]