» May 4, 1950: The White Sox, helped by Bob "Sugar" Cain's 5-hitter, embarrass the Yankees 15–0 at the Stadium. The score ties the Yank's team record, set in 1907, for the most runs in a shutout loss. One bright spot for the Yankees in the humiliating defeat is Phil Rizzuto's three hits.
» May 15, 1951:
In a fine trade for Chicago, the White Sox send lefty Bob Cain to the Tigers for hurler Saul Rogovin.
» July 1, 1951: Veteran Bob Feller pitches the third no-hitter of his career, tying the record of Cy Young and Larry Corcoran, as he beats Detroit’s Bob Cain 2–1. Feller loses his shutout in the fourth when Johnny Lipon reaches on an error, swipes 2B, goes to 3B on a errant pickoff, and scores on a fly. Rookie Bob Chakales shuts out the Tigers in the nightcap, 2–0, for Cleveland’s 10th straight win over Detroit. Detroit has scored eight runs in the ten losses.
» July 7, 1951: OF Hoot Evers of the Tigers goes 5-for-5 and scores five runs against the Indians as the motormen roll, 13–3. Bob Cain is the victor with batterymate Myron Ginsberg driving in five runs on four hits.
» August 19, 1951: In his most interesting promotional stunt, Bill Veeck signs a 3'7" midget, Eddie Gaedel, who goes to bat wearing the number 1/8 in the first inning of the nightcap with the Tigers. Lefty Bob Cain laughingly walks him on four pitches. Jim Delsing then pinch runs, but the Tigers win, 6–2. Two days later the ML bars Eddie Gaedel from appearing in any more games.
» February 14, 1952: The Browns pick up 1B Dick Kryhoski and pitchers Gene Bearden and Bob Cain from Detroit. The Tigers receive C Matt Batts, OF Cliff Mapes, P Dick Littlefield, and 1B Ben Taylor.
» April 23, 1952:
Bob Cain of the Browns and Bob Feller of the
Indians each pitch a one-hitter, with the Browns prevailing
1-0. It ties a ML record for the fewest hits
by 2 teams in a game. Bobby Young hits a triple in
the first inning and scores the only run, as
the Browns move into first place.