» May 10, 1984: In the Giants 42 loss at Pittsburgh, the Giants CF Chili Davis throws out two runners in one inning. Dale Berra drives in three runs for the winners. Don Robinson, relieving in the 8th with the bases loaded and no outs, stops SF on no runs.
» June 27, 1984: In the 3rd inning against the Reds, Giants OF Dusty Baker swipes second, third, and home, garnering three of his four season steals. Baker swipes 2B, and the next batter walks, then gets caught in a rundown. Dusty steals 3B during the rundown and just keeps running. San Francisco wins 149, with Chili Davis adding a pinch grand slam in the 5-run 5th. Randy Lerch wins with a 1/3 inning of relief.
» September 5, 1984:
At San Francisco, Nolan Ryan pitches eight innings, striking out eight in beating the Giants, 41. Ryan strikes out Giants Chili Davis to nudge ahead of Steve Carlton in all time strike outs.
» September 28, 1987: The Giants and Twins win their divisions, ending 16- and 17-year championship droughts, respectively. San Francisco clinches its first National League West title since 1971 with a 54 win at San Diego, behind pinch homers by Jeffrey Leonard and Chili Davis. Minnesota clinches its first American League West title since 1970 with a 53 win at Texas. The Twins duplicate the feat of the 1984 Royals by finishing first and scoring fewer runs than their opponents. They are the 3rd AL team to finish above .500 and score fewer runs than the opposition.
» June 25, 1988:
California opens today's game with just two outfieldersCF Devon White is in the clubhouse finishing a phone call when the game starts. RF Chili Davis tries to alert the umps but no one notices him. California still wins over Milwaukee, 73.
» October 20, 1991: The Twins take a 2-0 lead in the Series with a 3-2 victory over the Braves. The deciding blow is a leadoff home run in the 8th inning by rookie Scott Leius. Chili Davis also homers for Minnesota.
» December 11, 1992:
The Angels sign free agent OF Chili Davis to a 2-year contract.
» May 22, 1994: Kansas City P David Cone hurls a 1-hit, 4-0 shutout over the Angels. Chili Davis' opposite-field single in the 5th inning is California's only safety.
» May 9, 1995:
California DH Chili Davis leads the Angels to an 11-2 win over Texas by notching five hits and driving home five runs. Davis' safeties include a double and home run.
» July 30, 1995:
Chili Davis of the Angels is charged with disorderly conduct following California's 8-3 win over the Brewers in Milwaukee. Davis allegedly slapped a fan who was taunting him. Chili also had a hit in the game.
» May 28, 1996: At Anaheim, Kenny Rogers loses his no-hitter in the 8th when Garret Anderson hits a lead off single, and loses the game in the 9th when he walks Chili Davis with the bases loaded to score an unearned run. Jason Grimsley is the winner, 10, dropping New York into a tie for first place with Baltimore.
» August 21, 1996:
Welcome to the Bigs. Derek Jeter hits a home run off Jason Dickson's first ML pitch, but that's all the scoring for the slumping Yankees as the Angels' rookie wins, 71. Chili Davis has a pair of homers, the first off loser Jimmy Key (910).
» October 28, 1996:
Pitcher Mark Gubicza, a KC Royal since 1981, is traded to the Angels for DH Chili Davis. Gubicza is the last active player from the Royals' 1985 championship team. Gubicza will pitch just 4.2 innings in 1997 before spending the rest of the year on the DL.
» April 29, 1997: Chili Davis' 300th homer leading off the 10th snaps a 55 tie and gives the Royals a 65 win over the Blue Jays.
» May 9, 1997: Against the Royals in the 6th inning, the Yankees catch Jay Bell in a rundown when Bell is suddenly called out by umpire Dale Ford, who thinks he passed the preceding baserunner, Jose Offerman. Offerman, however, had been forced out at 3B. Royals' manager Bob Boone argues until the umps agree and put runners back at 2B and 3B and call for a resumption of play. Chili Davis then lines a 2-run single off Kenny Rogers to tie the score. The Royals win 75 in 12 innings, with the victory going to Randy Veres. The Yanks protest that the rundown play should not have been reversed. Gene Budig will dismiss the protest, stating that with the rundown there were several scenarios where Bell could have escaped a tag.
» December 10, 1997:
The Yankees sign free agent DH Chili Davis to a 2-year contract.
» October 11, 1998: New York gets three runs in the 1st, then holds on for a 53 win over the Indians in Game 5. David Wells picks up the victory, with Chili Davis, Jim Thome, and Kenny Lofton all hitting homers.
» June 17, 1999: Calling it "a bad biorhythm day," Chili Davis lines into a triple play and a double play as the Yanks go down to the Rangers, 42. New York wastes a 12-strikeout performance by Roger Clemens.
» July 24, 1999:
The Yankees pound the Indians, 21-1. The Bronx Bombers are led by DH Chili Davis, who bangs out five hits, including a double and homer, while driving home six runs.
» September 10, 1999: The Red Sox trip the Yankees, 3-1, as Pedro Martinez hurls an impressive one-hitter for his 21st victory of the year. Martinez strikes out 17 batters, the most Yankees ever fanned in a single game. DH Chili Davis' 2nd inning home run is NY's only safety. Chuck Knoblauch leading off the game gave the Yankees their only other baserunner he was caught stealing, so Martinez faces just one over the minimum.