» March 12, 1934: Dizzy Dean's younger brother, Paul, ends his holdout. Diz predicts they will win between 40 and 45 games between them. They do even better, winning 49, with Dizzy contributing 30.
» June 26, 1934: Paul Dean wins his 10th game against one loss, defeating the Giants 13–7. Paul allows 15 hits, including homers by Jackson and Ott, in winning. Brother Dizzy's record is 10–3.
» August 17, 1934:
Paul Dean accepts the fine and is reinstated.
» September 29, 1934: Brooklyn's Van Mungo knocks the Giants out of the
lead at the Polo Grounds 5-1 while Paul Dean
is beating the Reds in St. Louis 6-1.
» October 5, 1934:
With no need for a travel delay, the teams move
to St. Louis, and Paul Dean puts the Cardinals ahead
with a 4-1 win. He pitches shutout ball until
» October 8, 1934:
Paul Dean holds off the Tigers in a pitching duel
with Schoolboy Rowe, winning 4-3. Weak-hitting
Leo Durocher has 3 hits, as does Tigers manager Mickey
» June 29, 1935: Despite Joe Medwick's hitting for the cycle, Paul Dean and the Cardinals are beaten 8–6 by the Reds.
» July 23, 1935:
Paul Dean puts the Cards in first place with a win in the opener of a doubleheader with the Giants. The Giants regain the lead in the nightcap with an 8-2 win.
» July 31, 1935:
The Reds oversell their night game, and 30,000 jam in for the match against the Cards. Kitty Burke, a female fan, slips under the ropes around the infield and grabs a bat. Paul Dean lobs a pitch and she grounds out. Manager Frisch demands it count as an at bat.
» September 2, 1935: The first-place Cards open a 30-game home stand by sweeping a Labor Day doubleheader from the Pirates. Paul Dean wins his 16th game, 4–3 in the opener, then Dizzy cops his 23rd in the nitecap, 4–1. The Cards are two games up on the rained-out Giants.
» September 7, 1935:
The Cards' Paul Dean tops the Braves 8–5 as Medwick and Frisch have three hits apiece.
» September 14, 1935:
Meanwhile, the Giants top the faltering Cards 5–4 in 11 innings, to move into 3rd place, just three 1/2 games in back of the Cubs. The Cards drop the 2nd with the loss. Paul Dean was to start today's game but he suffered what is called a severe heart attack while attending the Canzoneri-Ghnouly bout. Heusser started but the loss goes to Fidgety Phil Collins, who comes on in the 11th.
» September 17, 1935:
With Terry Moore sidelined after fracturing his foot yesterday, the Cards top Brooklyn, 4–2 behind Jess Haines. Paul Dean saves the game in relief. In the 2nd game of the doubleheader in St. Louis, a tired Dizzy Dean again fails in relief, giving up three runs in relief, as Brooklyn wins 8–7. The Cards are now trailing the Cubs by two 1/2 games.
» September 21, 1935:
The Reds knock Paul Dean out of the game and beat the Cards, 9–7. It is the Reds first win in St. Louis this year after eight losses. The Cards now trail the Cubs by three 1/2.
» September 25, 1935: In a showdown series with the 2nd place Cardinals in St. Louis, the Cubs edge the Cardinals 1–0. Paul Dean strikes out the first four Cub batters before young Phil Cavarretta. drives a home run on top the roof in RF for the only score of the game. Lon Warneke gives up just two hits and walks none in winning his 20th game. It is the Cubs' 19th straight win, and they are now assured of at least a tie for the pennant.
» March 24, 1936: Paul Dean follows his brother into the fold and signs for $10,000.
» May 5, 1936: The Braves Danny MacFayden bests Paul Dean, 1–0, to knock the Cards out of 1st place. MacFayden allows three hits.
» May 20, 1936: The Giants take first place from the Cardinals, defeating them at the Polo Grounds 10–7. tomorrow, Paul Dean will pitch the Cards back on top, as the NL lead seesaws.
» July 27, 1936:
In an exhibition game against a semipro shoe company, Paul Dean is hammered for six hits and four runs in four innings. The Cards then rally with Flint Rhem and Pepper Martin on the mound to win, 8–5. a tearful Dean threatens to quit after the rout.
» June 11, 1940: In the 2nd of two, Paul Dean debuts with the Giants and beats the Cubs, 3–1, on four hits. Joe Moore runs his hitting streak to 14 games when he belts an 8th inning homer off Claude Passeau. The Giants win the opener 4–0 behind Bill Lohrman to pull within one 1/2 games of the Reds and Dodgers. Bill Lee is the losing Cubs hurler in that one.
» February 28, 1941: The Dodgers and Giants open the spring training schedule with a 4–3 Brooklyn win in Havana. Paul Dean takes the loss.
» May 26, 1946:
The Red Sox turn stingy as Boo Ferriss holds the White Sox to one hit in the opener of two. In the nitecap, Emmett O'Neill allows just two Chicago hits. The three hits allowed in a doubleheader equals the 1934 record set by the Dean brothers, when Paul Dean tossed a no-hitter in game 2.
» September 21, 1970: The A's Vida Blue no-hits the Twins 6–0, becoming the youngest pitcher to perform the feat since Paul Dean, 36 years ago to the day. The only base runner against Blue is Harmon Killebrew, who walks in the 4th inning. Bert Campaneris, who helps Blue with a leaping catch on Mitterwald in the 5th, adds a triple and home run. An Oakland crowd of only 4,284 watches Blue's 2nd ML start.