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Phil Paine from the Chronology
Nov 20, 1995 - The Yankees trade minor league P Mike DeJean and a player to be named to the Rockies for C Joe Girardi. Girardi will solidify the catching for New York‚ while DeJean will set a ML mark for most appearances without a loss. He'll go 7-0 through 1998‚ while making 88 appearances‚ breaking a little-known mark set by Phil Paine. DeJean will be 2-4 in '99.
Aug 23, 1953 - Phil Paine a former Boston Braves pitcher on military service with the U.S. Air Force in Japan becomes the first ex-ML player to play in Japan. He pitches in 9 games for the Nishitetsu Lions: 4 wins 3 losses ERA 1.77.