» April 30, 1908: In the 9th inning at Boston, the Braves are tied 2-2 with the Giants. With runners on 1B and 2B, Boston's Frank Bowerman hits a Doc Crandall pitch into the stands, but is credited with only a double in the 3-2 win.
» July 16, 1908: At Chicago, manager Frank Chance figures to rattle Giants rookie Otis "Doc" Crandall and elects to bat the Cubs first (this option rule for the home team was changed in 1951). But Crandall is a rock and nurses a 4-1 lead into the last of the 9th. After one out, Christy Mathewson, warming in the bullpen, decides the game is well in hand and goes into the clubhouse to shower. Crandall promptly walks three straight, wherein John McGraw looks in vain for Matty. The Giants ace quickly dries off, throws on a uniform, and puts his street shoes on. By the time he arrives on the mound, reliever Joe McGinnity has walked in a run. Matty gets a ground out, then a strikeout, and the Giants win, 4-3. Ed Reulbach takes the loss for Chicago.
» July 27, 1908: Following the Sunday off, Honus Wagner hits doubles in his first two at bats to again lead the Pirates to a 4–3 win over New York. Nick Maddox, with relief help from Irv Young, is the winner over Doc Crandall. Both Maddox and Young plunk two Giant batters.
» August 25, 1908: The Giants win their 3rd in a row from Pittsburgh, stopping Nick Maddox, 5-3. Maddox had won eight in a row. Doc Crandall is the winner. Larry Doyle triples in the 3rd inning, then steps off the bag while chatting with Buc third sacker Tommy Leach. George Gibson's throw from home nails Doyle.
» September 29, 1908:
At the Polo Grounds, the Giants split with the Phils, winning 6-2 and losing 7-0. Mathewson wins the opener, despite giving up nine hits. Philadelphia then operates on Doc Crandall for a 2nd game win.
» June 23, 1909: At the Polo Grounds, Christy Mathewson wins a doubleheader against Boston. Matty relieves Rube Marquard in the opener with the score tied 4-4 in the 9th. After shutting down Boston, the Giants score a run for the 5-4 win. Matty then coasts in the nitecap to an 11-1 win. Mathewson leaves after two innings with a 4-1 lead, and Doc Crandall operates the rest of the way. The official scorer awards the game to Christy.
» August 19, 1909: Doc Crandall slices the Phillies, 6-4, but the Quakers come back to beat Mathewson, 1-0. Sherry Magee scores the only run in the bottom of the 9th to tag Matty with the loss.
» July 4, 1911:
The Phillies mug the Giants, 7–5, literally knocking New York P Doc Crandall out of the box, when he is hit with a line drive by Red Dooin. Doc gets relief from Rube Marquard, but Pete Alexander picks up the win. Fred Luderus strokes two homers for the Quakers.
» July 20, 1911:
The Cardinals knock Christy Mathewson out of the box in the 2nd inning with five hits and five runs. Doc Crandall relieves for New York, but the Cards win, 8–5.
» September 14, 1911: At Boston, the Giants pound the Rustlers 13–9, scoring six runs in the 9th inning for a 13–4 lead. The winner is Hooks Wiltse with little relief from Doc Crandall in the 9th: Doc allows seven hits and five runs.
» October 25, 1911: Before 33,228 at the Polo Grounds, the Giants put three hits together off Coombs in the last of the 9th for two runs and a 3–3 tie. The A's Eddie Plank comes on in the 10th and gives up the winning run in the 4–3 contest. Relief specialist Doc Crandall gets the win after working two scoreless innings.
» May 28, 1912: Brooklyn belts 10 hits off Christy Mathewson to knock him out in the 7th inning and take a 4–2 lead. But New York rallies behind reliever Doc Crandall to win, 5–4.
» June 12, 1912: In New York, with the Cubs ahead 2–1 Rube Marquard is lifted in the bottom of the 8th for a pinch hitter, and the Giants score twice to take the lead. Doc Crandall finishes up and the Giants win 3–2, with the win awarded to Marquard. For Rube, it is his 13th straight victory.
» September 12, 1912:
The leading Giants split with the Cardinals, losing the opener when the Birds blast reliever Doc Crandall in the 9th to win, 4–2. Jeff Tesreau wins his 6th straight in the nitecap.
» August 6, 1913: The Pirates pound Giants ace Christy Mathewson for 10 hits and nine runs in five innings, including seven in the 5th. C Larry McLean is traded from the last-place Cardinals to the Giants for Doc Crandall. One of the biggest players of this era at six feet five inches and 230 pounds, the veteran catcher will bat .500 in the World Series. The popular Crandall will make two pinch hitting appearances before the Giants reacquire him in a week.
» August 13, 1913:
Doc Crandall is rescued from the basement: John McGraw buys him back from the Cards 12 days after trading him. According to historian Merritt Clifton, Doc has a sore arm and is sent back as damaged goods. He will pitch for Brattleboro to get his arm in shape before rejoining the Giants for the stretch drive.
» June 11, 1915:
Giants catcher Larry McLean, suspended by McGraw for 10 days, goes on rampage at Buckingham Hotel in St. Louis and picks a fight with John McGraw and scout Dick Kinsella. McGraw banishes the catcher saying he'll never play for Giants again. Christy Mathewson, unperturbed, beats the Cards in the afternoon. McLean will be shipped to the Cards, from whence he came, on August 6th for Doc Crandall.
» April 7, 1918:
In the a.m. game of a doubleheader in Los Angeles,
Doc Crandall's no-hit bid against Salt Lake City (Pacific
Coast League) is spoiled with 2 outs in the 9th by
Crandall's brother Karl, but Los Angeles wins 14-0.