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Chad Kreuter from the Chronology
May 16, 2000 - The Dodgers defeat the Cubs 6-5 in a game at Wrigley Field. The contest is held up for almost 10 minutes when a fan steals Chad Kreuter's hat and hits him in the back of the head in the 9th inning. Several Dodgers go into the stands where several fans are arrested in the fight that follows.
Aug 10, 1999 - The Red Sox defeat the Royals 9-6 as Boston P Tim Wakefield ties a major league record by striking out 4 batters in the 9th inning. KC C Chad Kreuter gets 2 hits in the game his first breaking a streak of 38 consecutive at bats without a hit. It is the longest hitless streak in the majors since Dan Howitt of Oakland and Seattle went 0-for-43 in 1992
May 26, 1996 - Frank Thomas Harold Baines and Robin Ventura belt consecutive homers in Chicago's 7-run 8th inning as the Sox pound the Brewers 12-1. Chad Kreuter adds a 4th homer in the frame as Chicago becomes the 16th team to hit 4 homers in an inning; The Twins are the only team to have hit 5. The Thomas Baines Ventura trio also homered in yesterday's 9-7 win over Milwaukee.
Jul 30, 1994 - Detroit defeats Oakland 14-2 as Tiger C Chad Kreuter ties a major league record with 3 sacrifice flies. He is the 9th player in history to perform the feat.
Sep 7, 1993 - Detroit C Chad Kreuter homers from both sides of the plate in the Tigers' 10-6 win over California. He is the 2nd Tiger this year to perform the feat joining Mickey Tettleton who did so on May 7.
Aug 12, 1993 - The Tigers defeat the Orioles 17-11 as C Chad Kreuter hits a grand slam. It marks the 3rd consecutive game in which a Tiger hit a grand slam tying a major league record set by the Milwaukee Brewers in 1978. The 2 teams combine for 37 hits. Travis Fryman is the only one with 4 hits including 3 doubles. Twelve players score for the Tigers one short of the AL record and 7 for the O's.
Jun 6, 1993 - Tigers defeat the Angels 11-4. In the course of the game they pull off a rare feat by hitting for the cycle in a 4-hitter span. With one out in the 3rd inning Travis Fryman singles Cecil Fielder homers Kirk Gibson doubles and Chad Kreuter triples. Of the 5 California pitchers to take the mound the only one to retire Detroit in order is IF Rene Gonzalez who has not pitched since American Legion ball.
Sep 14, 1988 - Led by 2 rookies and a 9 run 4th inning off Dave Stewart Texas beats the A's 9-1. Kevin Brown is the winning pitcher while his batterymate Chad Kreuter ties a ML record in his debut with 2 hits in the 4th inning. One hit is a 3-run HR. Kreuter is the 3rd rookie (Billy Martin Russ Morman) to have 2 hits in one inning. Brown who won in his debut in 1986 improves his career mark to 2-0.