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1969: Reed Fans Thirteen En Route to Victory over Padres

September 27, 1969, Atlanta: Braves 4, Padres 2 (box score) Ron Reed — yes, the former basketball player — dominated the Padres in this one. San Diego’s sole chance to cause major damage came in the sixth, and for a while it looked as though they might. With one out, Roberto Pena and Ollie Brown [...]

1969: Padres Lose Another Laugher at Home

September 21, 1969, San Diego: Braves 8, Padres 2 (box score) The Braves scored twice in the third off Joe Niekro, and that was, effectively, the game. They added five more in the seventh — the final run coming on Hank Aaron’s 43rd home run of the season — to pad their lead to 7-0. [...]

1969: Ex-Padre Gonzalez Leads Braves to Doubleheader Sweep

July 18, 1969, Atlanta: Braves 6, Padres 2 (box score); Braves 6, Padres 3 (box score) The Padres traded outfielder Tony Gonzalez to Atlanta on June 13, 1969. This day, however, Gonzalez made the expansion club from San Diego regret its decision. In the first game, Al Santorini hooked up with Ron Reed. The game [...]

1969: Padres Rally Late, Earn Split with Braves in Atlanta

May 1, 1969, Atlanta: Padres 4, Braves 3 (box score) May began for the Padres in the same way April had — with a win. Dick Kelley and Ron Reed started this one in front of 5,854 fans at Atlanta Fulton County Stadium. Kelley hadn’t pitched well in his first start against the Braves on [...]

1969: Padres Return Home, Fall to Braves

April 21, 1969, San Diego: Braves 5, Padres 2 (box score) Back home in San Diego, the Padres welcomed the Atlanta Braves to town for a brief two-game series. The Braves were led by Hank Aaron, whose 512 career home runs placed him fifth on the all-time leaderboard behind Ted Williams, Jimmie Foxx, Willie Mays, [...]