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1969: Padres Suffer First Loss in Franchise History

April 11, 1969, San Diego: Giants 8, Padres 0 (box score) After a three-game sweep of Houston to open their inaugural season, the Padres welcomed the Giants to town. Led by future Hall of Famers Willie Mays and Willie McCovey, and rising young star Bobby Bonds, the Giants had won 88 games the previous season, [...]