» May 11, 1962: Minnie Minoso of the Cardinals suffers a fractured skull and broken wrist running into the outfield wall while chasing a Duke Snider triple. The Dodgers win 8–5. Minnie will be out of action until July 19th, then go back on the DL on August 18th when Craig Anderson hits him with a pitch breaking his left forearm.
» May 12, 1962: New York Mets relief P Craig Anderson wins both games of a doubleheader against the Braves to go 3–1. He will not win another game in the ML, losing his next 19 decisions, 16 of them this season. Ninth-inning home runs win the games as Hobie Landrith hits one in the opening 3–2 win and Gil Hodges closes a game-two 9–8 victory.
» July 26, 1962:
Warren Spahn hits his 31st career homer, off Craig Anderson, setting an National League record for pitchers, in a 6–1 win over the Mets. The Mets suffer their 11th straight loss.
» August 9, 1963: Roger Craig's National League record-tying 18-game losing streak (broken by teammate Craig Anderson) ends thanks to Jim Hickman's 9th-inning grand slam off Lindy McDaniel. New York beats the Cubs 7–3. Craig will be on the wrong end of a shutout nine times this year: only Bugs Raymond (11 in 1908) and Walter Johnson (10 in 1909) have had more shutouts thrown at them in a year.
» September 18, 1963:
The last ML game at the Polo Grounds draws 1,752 fans to see Philadelphia beat New York 5–1. Jim Hickman hits the final New York home run in the historic park, and Chris Short beats Craig Anderson.