» October 4, 1942:
In a rematch of last year's IBA world championship, Cubs tops Venezuela, 8–0, behind Connie Marrero's 3-hitter. Venezuela is led by 2B Luis Aparicio, Sr. and losing pitcher Chino Canonico. The 31-year-old Marrero will debut with the Washington Senators in 1950.
» May 28, 1956:
White Sox SS Luis Aparicio hits his first ML home run, off Kansas City's Tom Lasorda, to open the Sox scoring in the 5th. With the score tied 4–4 in the 9th, reliever Billy Pierce walks Hector Lopez, and Enos Slaughter then wins the game with a home run.
» December 1, 1956: Cincinnati slugger Frank Robinson is unanimously voted the National League Rookie of the Year. White Sox SS Luis Aparicio is voted American League Rookie of the Year with 22 points, beating out Oriole Tito Francona and Indian Rocky Colavito.
» June 2, 1958:
Yankee P Whitey Ford fans six in a row to tie an American League record as he shuts out the White Sox 3–0. Sox pitcher Jim Wilson allows just six hits but three -- 2 by Hank Bauer and one by Mickey Mantle -- are out of the Stadium. On a botched hit-and-run attempt, Luis Aparicio is thrown out at 2B ending his streak of 26 consecutive steals.
» April 11, 1959:
The White Sox top the Tigers, 5–3, as Early Wynn racks up his 250th career victory. He retires the last 10 batters in tossing a complete game. Luis Aparicio hits a homer, and Sherm Lollar belts two.
» May 26, 1959:
At Comiskey Park, a helicopter lands behind 2B before a Sox-Indians game, and four midgets dressed as spacemen jump out. Capturing 5'9" Nellie Fox and 5'10" Luis Aparicio, the spacemen, led by Eddie Gaedel, present the two with ray guns. Gaedel reportedly says, "I don't want to be taken to your leader; I already know him."
» November 12, 1959: The White Sox 2B Nellie Fox wins the American League's MVP award. Teammates Luis Aparicio and Early Wynn finish 2nd and 3rd in the voting.
» July 19, 1960:
Roy Sievers' 21-game hit streak, the longest for any player in 1960, ends, but White Sox teammate Luis Aparicio's inside-the-park home run and Billy Pierce's shutout beat Boston, 6–0.
» August 11, 1961:
In a classic pitching duel, White Sox lefty Billy Pierce and KC's Jim Archer walk none and neither go to 3–2 in the count. Luis Aparicio's home run is the only score as the Sox win 1–0 in one hour, 32 minutes.
» January 14, 1963: The White Sox trade SS Luis Aparicio and OF Al Smith to the Orioles for P Hoyt Wilhelm, OF Dave Nicholson, 3B Pete Ward, and SS Ron Hansen.
» August 21, 1963:
In the Orioles sweep of the Angels, Orioles SS Luis Aparicio becomes the first ML player since George Case in 1945 to reach 300 career steals. The O's win, 7–4 and 3–2.
» October 12, 1963: In the first (and last) Hispanic American major league all-star game, the National League team beats the American League 5–2 at the Polo Grounds. The game features such names as Minnie Minoso, Tony Oliva, Roberto Clemente, Orlando Cepeda, Julian Javier, Felipe Alou, Luis Aparicio, and Zoilo Versalles. Vic Power receives a pregame award as the number-one Latin player. NL starter Juan Marichal strikes out six in four innings, though reliever Al McBean is the winner. Pinch hitter Manny Mota drives in two against loser Pedro Ramos.
» November 29, 1967: The White Sox reacquire SS Luis Aparicio, with OF Russ Snyder and 1B/OF John Matias, from Baltimore for pitchers Bruce Howard and Roger Nelson and IF Don Buford.
» May 31, 1970: Chicago's Luis Aparicio and Walt "No Neck" Williams each collect five hits in a slugfest with Boston. The White Sox win 22–13, with Williams scoring five times. The two teams collect 40 hits, one short of the AL record set in 1950.
» September 25, 1970: In the White Sox 5–1 win over the Brewers in game 1, Luis Aparicio sets a major-league record for most games at shortstop, 2,219. Ed Herrmann hits a 3-run home run for the Sox. The Brewers win game 2, 3–2.
» November 21, 1970: TSN announces Gold Glove selections. White Sox SS Luis Aparicio wins the 9th and final honor of his career, while Mets OF Tommie Agee becomes the first non pitcher to win it in each league. Aparicio has now won a gold glove in the 50s, 60s, and 70s.
» December 1, 1970:
The Red Sox trade 2B Mike Andrews and SS Luis Alvarado to the White Sox for veteran SS Luis Aparicio.
» May 1, 1971: Against the Red Sox, starter Minnesota Jim Perry serves up home run balls to the first two batters, Luis Aparicio and Reggie Smith. This hasn't happened in the AL since 1962, when Perry was on the mound for Cleveland against the Twins. Perry shakes off his start to win, 7–3, collecting three hits and scoring three runs himself.
» August 4, 1972:
Luis Aparicio returns after a 6-week layoff with a broken finger and drives in a run as the Red Sox win, 2–0 over Baltimore. Marty Pattin allows two hits in beating Pat Dobson.
» October 2, 1972:
The Red Sox fall a half game behind Detroit, losing 4–1 to Mickey Lolich before 51,518 at Tiger Stadium. Trailing 1–0 in the 3rd, Carl Yastrzemski hits a triple with two on, but Luis Aparicio stumbles twice and scrambles back to 3B, where Yaz is tagged out.
» July 1, 1973:
Luis Aparicio of the Red Sox steals the 500th base of his career in a 9–5 loss to Milwaukee. It is the highest total in the American League since Eddie Collins retired in 1930.
» March 26, 1974: Boston releases future Hall of Famer SS Luis Aparicio, who retires, and DH Orlando Cepeda, who will sign with the Royals.
» January 10, 1984: Luis Aparicio, Harmon Killebrew, and Don Drysdale are elected to the Hall of Fame by the BBWAA.
» August 12, 1984: Harmon Killebrew, Rick Ferrell, Don Drysdale, Pee Wee Reese, and Luis Aparicio are inducted into the Hall of Fame at Cooperstown, New York.
» July 14, 1994:
St. Louis SS Ozzie Smith records four assists in the Cardinals' 8-1 loss to Colorado, moving him past Luis Aparicio and into 1st place on the all-time list.