Padres Sink Dodgers
Do you remember San Diego’s old uniform from the early 80’s? They had a dark brown shirt with the name Padres across the chest. Outlined in yellow, it was like the opening credits to a bad seventies movie. It could easily be mistaken for being an ode to an era filled with disco and roller-skating.
The jovial and rotund friar mascot is waving his bat like the mighty Casey. He sits on the left shoulder of their uniform. I always got a kick at the smile that guy sports. I’ve never seen a happier man.
Unfortunately, the Padres can attest to being just as happy. They started the series by winning the first two games. The Dodgers pitched well, but the Padres pitched better. The Dodgers could barely muster any offense in the first game and were shut out in the second game. The Padres scored just enough runs to win.