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Mark Whiten from the Chronology
Oct 9, 1998 - Cleveland takes a 6-1 victory over the Yankees on the strength of 4 HRs: 2 by Jim Thome and 1 each by Manny Ramirez and Mark Whiten. Andy Pettitte gives up 3 of the homers in 5th inning.
Jul 31, 1998 - Oakland defeats Cleveland 12-2. Down by 9 runs in the 8th inning the Indians bring OF Mark Whiten in to pitch. The strong-armed Whiten allows 1 run on a double HBP (Spiezio) and 2 walks but also strikes out 3 batters (Blowers Tejada Neill) He becomes the only player in major league history with at least 1 inning pitched to get every out with a strikeout.
Jul 21, 1997 - Four days after the birth of his second child Yankees' OF Mark Whiten is arrested in Milwaukee and charged with second-degree sexual assault of a 31-year-old woman.
Aug 29, 1996 - OF Mark Whiten hits a grand slam with 2 outs in the bottom of the 9th inning to give Seattle a 9-6 win over Baltimore. Alex Rodriguez gets 5 hits for the Mariners including a double and 2 home runs.
Aug 16, 1996 - Playing for his 7th team in 6 years. Mark Whiten hits a pinch homer in his first at bat for Seattle to help beat the Yanks. In his last at for the Braves before being traded or farmhand Roger Blanco Whiten belted a 3-run pinch homer to beat the Phils 5-2. Whiten is the 45th player used by Seattle this season.
Jun 2, 1996 - In Philadelphia the Phils edge the Padres 9-8 in 12 innings when Ricky Otero singles home the winner with two outs. Mark Whiten drives in 5 runs for the winners on 2 homers. The first place Padres suffer a blow when Wally Joyner fractured left thumb sliding in the 4th inning. He will be out of action for six weeks.
Sep 7, 1993 - Cardinals OF Mark Whiten ties the major-league record for RBIs in a game with 12 in St. Louis' 15-2 win over the Reds in the 2nd game of a doubleheader. Whiten hits a record-tying 4 HRs including a first inning grand slam in the contest. His only out is a pop out in the 4th. Zeile who scores 3 in the opener scores ahead of Mark 3 times while Gerald Perry is on base for each of the homers. With 1 RBI in the opener a 14-13 loss he also ties Nate Colbert's mark of 13 RBIs in a doubleheader. Prior to today Whiten had not homered in 4 weeks. Bob Tewksbury (16-8) is the winner in the Whiten blowout.