Dodgers Beat Padres 19-0
The Dodgers scored 10 times in the third and demolished the Padres, 19-0, equaling the largest winning margin ever in a National League game. The Dodgers scored and scored and it wasn't pretty. They needed only six hits in the 10-run inning. The Padres contributed six walks and five wild pitches.
How bad were the Padres?
"The Mets of 1962 lost 120 games, a record figure, and historians will tell you there has not been a poorer team," wrote The Times' John Wiebusch. "That's the trouble with historians, they're always looking at the past. Someone had better start watching the San Diego Padres of 1969."