» August 17, 1983: At County Stadium, the Brewers Tom Candiotti makes his first ML start and complete game beating the Red Sox, 5–1. Candiotti, who will not throw a knuckler until 1985, will go 4–0 in his first four decisions, compiling an .0.84 ERA. He'll shut out the Angels on August 25.
» December 12, 1985:
The Indians sign free agent Tom Candiotti to a AAA contract. Candiotti (9-13 at Vancouver), who has been throwing a knuckler less than a year, will lead the American League in complete games (17) in 1986.
» August 3, 1987:
Tom Candiotti tosses a one hitter as the Indians beat the Yankees, 2–0. Mike Easler's leadoff single in the 8th is the only hit.
» September 2, 1987:
Tom Candiotti pitches his 2nd one-hitter of the season, but also walks seven batters and makes an error as the Indians lose to Detroit 2–1. Matt Nokes' single with two out in the 8th is the Tigers' only hit. Feller, in 1954, is the last Tribe hurler to lose a one-hitter.
» August 3, 1990: Cleveland's Tom Candiotti has his no hitter spoiled in the 8th inning when New York's Oscar Azocar singles. Candy leaves the game then and takes the loss as the Tribe drops a 6–4 decision. In just his 2nd week in the majors, Cleveland's Alex Cole ties a major-league record by stealing seven bases in two games. He set the club record by swiping five bases against the Royals on August 1st.
» June 27, 1991: The Indians trade P Tom Candiotti and OF Turner Ward to the Blue Jays in exchange for OF Glenallen Hill, OF Mark Whiten, P Denis Boucher, and a player to be named later.
» December 3, 1991: The Dodgers sign free agent P Tom Candiotti to a 4-year contract.
» August 26, 1992: Pittsburgh rookie P Tim Wakefield defeats Tom Candiotti of the Dodgers, 2-0, in the first matchup of knuckleballers in the NL since 1982. Candiotti gives up nine hits in six innings, while Wakefield (4-1) allows six hits in nine frames.
» May 6, 1995: In seven National League games, the 14 teams score a total of 118 runs to tie a record as the highest-scoring day in NL history. Seven of the teams score at least 10 runs, led by the Dodgers who plate 17 in their 17-11 win over Colorado. In the 2nd inning of that game, Colorado RF throws out Dodger Tom Candiotti at 1B for a 9–3 putout.
» April 27, 1996: Dodger Tom Candiotti starts against the Cubs, but departs after one inning with a muscle pull. His start breaks a 90-year-old ML record, and is the 454th consecutive one by a righthander for LA. The Dodgers, from October 2, 1902 until April 14, 1906, a string of 453 games, started nothing but righties. After Candiotti's exit, the Cubs win 4–3 in 10 innings when Sammy Sosa singles home the winner. The win snaps the Cubs' 7-game loss streak.
» August 19, 1996: Unlikely slugger Rondell White hits a 2nd inning grand slam off a Tom Candiotti curve ball, to give the Expos a 7–3 win over the Dodgers. The Expos have a 1-game lead over the Cards for the wild-card spot.
» September 13, 1997:
The Dodgers drop a 5-1 decision to the Astros as Tom Candiotti's knuckleball does all sorts of tricks in the 1st inning. Candiotti hit three Houston batters in the frame, and another to lead off the 2nd, to tie a major league mark. C Mike Piazza also records two passed balls in the inning as the Astros score four of their five runs.
» December 9, 1997:
The Athletics sign free agent P Tom Candiotti.
» April 11, 1998: Andy Pettitte pitches the Yankees to a 3–1 win over the A's, to put the team over the .500 mark for the first time in the season. Pettitte earned his 1st win of the year, beating Tom Candiotti. Derek Jeter has two hits, two runs, and two steals.
» September 17, 1998:
Ken Griffey, Jr. hits his 53rd homer to pace the Mariners to an 8–0 whipping of Oakland. Tom Candiotti serves up the helping of gopher to Junior.