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1969: Holtzman, Santo Lead Cubs Past Padres

August 2, 1969, Chicago: Cubs 4, Padres 1 (box score) It’s hard to win when you have more errors than hits in a game. The Padres gave an excellent demonstration of that fact on a Saturday afternoon at Wrigley Field. The Cubs scored two unearned runs in the second inning off Al Santorini. They extended [...]

1969: Padres Blanked Again by Selma

May 23, 1969, San Diego: Cubs 6, Padres 0 (box score) If the Padres didn’t yet regret dealing Dick Selma to the Cubs, the right-hander was about to give his former team another reason to think about it. In his first start against the Padres, at Wrigley Field, Selma went the distance and led the [...]

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 [...]