» December 5, 1990: In a major trade, the Blue Jays send 1B Fred McGriff and veteran SS Tony Fernandez to San Diego for 2B Roberto Alomar and slugging OF Joe Carter.
» August 18, 1991: Toronto's first two hitters -- Devon White and Roberto Alomar -- hit home runs off Detroit's Bill Gullickson in the Blue Jays' 4-2 win. Gullickson teed up leadoff homers once before, in the National League.
» October 11, 1992: The Blue Jays win their 3rd game in a row, defeating the A's, 7–6, in 11 innings after trailing 6–1 through 8. Roberto Alomar's 2-run home run ties the game in the 9th, and John Olerud has four hits for Toronto.
» July 14, 1993: The American League defeats the National League, 9-3, in the All-Star Game. Kirby Puckett, Roberto Alomar, and Gary Sheffield hit home runs, while the win goes to Jack McDowell. Craig Biggio is at 2B for the NL: last year he was on the team as a catcher, the first player ever to make it at those two positions. A highlight of the game is Randy Johnson firing a 95-MPH fastball over John Kruk's head. Kruk bails out on the next two pitches, saying afterwards, he's going to kill somebody."
» October 3, 1993:
Toronto's Joe Carter connect twice for homers in the 2nd inning. For the first time in 100 years, teammates finish 1-2-3 in the race for the league batting title. Toronto's John Olerud wins the crown with an average of .363, followed by Paul Molitor at .332 and Roberto Alomar at .326.
» October 10, 1993:
Despite homers by Ellis Burks and Robin Ventura, the Blue Jays take Game Five of the ALCS with a 5-3 win. Roberto Alomar strokes three hits to back Juan Guzman's 2nd win of the series.
» December 21, 1995:
The Orioles sign free agent 2B Roberto Alomar to a 3-year contract.
» August 16, 1996:
Trailing 2-0, the Orioles score 14 runs over the final three innings to defeat the Athletics, 14-3, in the 1st game of a double-header. Rafael Palmeiro drives home six runs for Baltimore, and each member of the starting lineup, with the exception of leadoff man Roberto Alomar, gets at least two hits. The Orioles stroke 19 hits for the 2nd day in a row off Oakland pitching. Baltimore also takes the nightcap, 5–4 in 10 innings.
» September 27, 1996: After being ejected for arguing a strike call in the 1st inning of Baltimore's game against the Blue Jays, Orioles' 2B Roberto Alomar spits in the face of umpire John Hirschbeck. Alomar claims he was provoked by Hirschbeck, but the incident will set off a national debate. After the game, Alomar remarks, I used to respect him a lot. He had problems with his family when his son died—I know that's something real tough in life—but after that he just changed, personality-wise. He just got real bitter." When the ump hears about the remarks tomorrow he will charge into the Orioles locker room and have to be restrained by fellow ump Joyce.
» September 28, 1996:
Robby Alomar, playing because his suspension is appealed, sends the Orioles into the playoffs with a 10th-inning home run to give them a 3–2 win over the Blue Jays.
» October 1, 1996:
The Orioles defeat the Indians, 10-4, in Game One of their AL Division Series. Bobby Bonilla hits a grand slam in the game, which was delayed for 17 minutes due to a threatened umpire boycott in protest to handling of the Roberto Alomar situation.
» October 4, 1996:
U.S. District Judge Edmund W. Ludwig prevents the umpires from striking the playoff games in protest of the Roberto Alomar incident, citing the no-strike clause in their contract.
» October 5, 1996:
Roberto Alomar's home run in the 12th inning gives Baltimore a 4-3 win over Cleveland and a berth in the ALCS against the Yankees. Alomar's 2-out single in the 9th ties the game and sends it into extra innings.
» October 5, 1996:
Umpire John Hirschbeck says he forgives Baltimore 2B Roberto Alomar, who spat on him during an argument in a game on September 27.
» April 26, 1997:
The Orioles pound the Red Sox, 14-6, as Roberto Alomar goes 4-for-4, with three home runs and six ribbies.
» May 11, 1997: The Orioles sink the Mariners, 9–5, behind B.J. Surhoff's six RBIs. Robbie Alomar adds three hits and two steals to help the O's split the four game series with the M's.
» September 16, 1997:
Jimmy Key, 0–7 in his last nine starts at Camden Yards, beats the Cleveland Indians 7-2 to give the Orioles a split in a day-night doubleheader. Roberto Alomar has three hits and three RBIs and Brady Anderson and Rafael Palmeiro homer in the win. In the opener, Charles Nagy pitches five-hit ball into the seventh inning and Matt Williams drives home two runs to lead the Indians to a 4-2 victory.
» October 8, 1997: The Orioles take Game one of the ALCS as Scott Erickson and Randy Myers combine to limit Cleveland to four hits in a 3-0 win. Brady Anderson and Roberto Alomar homer for Baltimore.
» June 3, 1998: By playing in his 1,000th game, Roberto Alomar of the Orioles qualifies as the American League's all–time fielding percentage leader (.9871) at 2B. Baltimore defeats the Red Sox, 3–0, with Alomar bringing home one of the runs.
» July 7, 1998: The American League defeats the National League, 13–8, in the 69th All–Star Game. Baltimore's Roberto Alomar is named the game's MVP, going 3–for–4 with a home run, RBI, SB and two runs scored.
» November 24, 1998: The Indians sign free agent 2B Roberto Alomar to a 4-year contract. Alomar joins his brother, Sandy.
» May 7, 1999:
At Jacobs Field, the Indians overcome a 9-1 deficit by scoring four runs in the 6th, seven runs in the 7th, and seven more in the 8th, to defeat the Devil Rays, 20-11. Down eight and winning by nine is the biggest swing since July 8, 1990, according to historian Tom Ruane. Roberto Alomar and David Justice each drive home five runs for the Tribe, who have five players get three or more hits. Tampa Bay's Fred McGriff hits a 2-run shot off another Tampa native, Dwight Gooden. For McGriff, it is the 34th ML park he has homered in, a new ML record. He was tied with Gary Gaetti and Ellis Burks.
» May 19, 2001:
Marty Cordova is 0-for-4, stopping his 22-game hit streak, but his Indians beat the Angels, 4–3 in 10 innings. Robby Alomar has three hits, driving home the winning run in the 10th, and Ellis Burks has three hits and three RBIs. Adam Kennedy has four hits for Anaheim. Jaret Wright makes his appearance since June 2, 2000, giving up two runs in five innings. Troy Percival takes the loss and is now 0–8 against Cleveland.
» July 3, 2001: The Indians trounce the Red Sox, 9–1, as 2B Roberto Alomar gets five hits, including a double.
» October 7, 2001: Rickey Henderson gets the 3,000th hit of his career, a leadoff bloop double, as the Padres lose to the Rockies, 14-5. Ricky then leaves the game. The game is the final one of Tony Gwynn's career. Gwynn pinch hits in the 9th and grounds out, then walks around the field shaking hands with hometown fans. Larry Walker, who sits, wins his third NL batting title in three years at .350. Walker and Rockies teammate Todd Helton (.336) become the first teammates to finish 1-2 since John Olerud (.363), Paul Molitor (.332) and Roberto Alomar (.326) were the top three for Toronto in 1993.
» November 6, 2001:
Gold Glove award winners are announced. Ivan Rodriguez wins his 10th straight to tie Johnny Bench for the most by a catcher, Greg Maddux wins his 12th straight to extend his NL record for pitchers, and Roberto Alomar wins for the 10th time, the most ever for a 2B.
» December 11, 2001: The Mets obtain 12-time All-Star Roberto Alomar in an 8-player deal with the Indians. In addition to Alomar, New York also receives P Mike Bacsik and OF-1B Danny Peoples. Cleveland gets OFs Matt Lawton and bluechip prospect Alex Escobar, P Jerrod Riggan, and pitching prospect Billy Traber.
» March 4, 2002: Indians CF Alex Escobar will have reconstructive knee surgery, after he crashed into an OF wall, and will miss the entire season. Escobar, who was acquired in the Roberto Alomar trade, was once a highly touted Mets prospect. His stock has fallen considerably in recent years, due to injury problems.