» October 6, 1929:
The Tigers score four in the top of the 9th to beat the White Sox, 7–6. Detroit's Bob Johnson has two doubles and triple to top 200 hits for the year. He joins Dale Alexander (215) as the only two rookie teammates to ever top 200 hits. Among the 800 fans is Donie Bush, 1930 manager of the Comiskeys.
» June 13, 1932:
Dale Alexander and Roy Johnson are traded by Detroit to Boston for Earl Webb. Alexander, batting only .250, will hit .372 with Boston and will edge out Jimmie Foxx for the batting title by three points.
» May 30, 1933: Boston's Dale Alexander suffers a career-ending injury when he twists his knee sliding into home in the 2nd game of a doubleheader loss to the A's. The first baseman will undergo a new therapy, diathermy, which will lead to 3rd degree burns, gangrene and the near loss of his leg. Last year's batting champ will hit just .281 this year and retire with a career mark of .331. The A's win 7–3 behind the relief win of Lefty Grove, then 11–8 in 12 innings, with Grove throwing scoreless 10th and 11th innings. Lloyd Brown goes all the way for the Sox before tiring and walking three and giving up a pair of singles in the 12th.
» June 14, 1935: Playing for Kansas City (AA), 1932 AL batting champ Dale Alexander hits four successive home runs off future ML hurler Steve Sundra at Minneapolis' Nicollet Park.
» September 29, 2002:
The Cardinals win their 97th, beating the Brewers, 4–0. Andy Benes pitches five innings before leaving with a back twinge. Wayne Franklin pitches seven innings for the Brewers. Edgar Renteria knocks in the game's 1st run in the 8th with the 1st of two RBIs. He finishes with 82 RBIs, the highest for a Bird SS since Doc Lavan's 82 in 1921. Albert Pujols has no RBIs, but finishes with 127, one behind National League leader Lance Berkman. Pujols is the first batter since Ted Williams in 1939–40 to drive in more than 250 runs in his first two seasons in the majors. Pujols drove in 257 runs in his first two campaigns. Just four big–leaguers have posted 250 or more RBIs in their first two years in the majors. Joe DiMaggio holds the record with 292 ribbies in his first two; Dale Alexander with 272, is in 2nd place.