» July 14, 1972:
The Twins cap a 3-run rally in the 9th, scoring the winning run when Harmon Killebrew draws a bases loaded walk from Red Sox reliever Newhauser. Boston wins, 7–6. Minnesota is helped by Juan Beniquez's 2nd straight three-error game, a record for American League shortstops. John Kennedy will take over the SS job, while Beniquez will play the rest of his ML career mostly in the outfield and at 1B.
» November 17, 1975:
The Rangers trade 7-time 20-game winner Ferguson Jenkins to the Red Sox for OF Juan Beniquez, two pitchers, and cash.
» May 12, 1978: In a 9–3 loss to the Rangers, Orioles outfielder Al Bumbry breaks his leg sliding into 2B. Except for five pinch hitting appearances in September, he is out for the year. Eddie Murray drives in all the O's runs while Juan Beniquez has four hits and three RBIs for Texas.
» November 10, 1978: In a major trade, the Yankees send former Cy Young Award winner Sparky Lyle, along with pitchers Larry McCall and Dave Rajsich, C Mike Heath and infielder Domingo Ramos to the Rangers. The Rangers pack up outfielders Juan Beniquez and Greg Jamison, and pitchers Dave Righetti, Mike Griffin and Paul Mirabella. Righetti, considered the top lefty prospect in the minors, will win Rookie of the Year honors in 1981.
» November 1, 1979:
In separate deals, the Yankees acquire OF Ruppert Jones from the Mariners and C Rick Cerone and Tom Underwood from the Blue Jays, giving up seven players, including popular 1B Chris Chambliss, SS Damaso Garcia, OF Juan Beniquez, and Ps Jim Beattie and Paul Mirabella. Chambliss will be with the Blue Jays a month before they swap him to Atlanta.
» June 12, 1986: Juan Beniquez joins Lee Lacy as the 2nd unlikely Oriole to hit three home runs in a game this month, connecting for three solo shots in Baltimore's 7–5 loss to the Yankees. Between them, Beniquez and Lacy will hit 17 home runs this season.
» January 22, 1988: As a result of the Players' Association's 1985 collusion suit against the owners, arbitrator Thomas Roberts declares seven players no-risk free agents until March 1st, giving them a chance to sign with other clubs despite already having contracts. The seven are Kirk Gibson, Carlton Fisk, Donnie Moore, Joe Niekro, Butch Wynegar, Tom Brookens, and Juan Beniquez.