» December 10, 1967: In a Puerto Rican League game, San Juan beats Arecibo, 63 behind Pat Dobson. The Detroit rookie strikes out 21 Arecibo batters.
» June 9, 1969:
Mickey Lolich's 16 strikeouts in nine innings ties the Detroit record he set May 23rd, but the Tigers drop a 32, 10-inning decision to Seattle. Pat Dobson is the loser. the only run off Lolich is a leadoff home run by Dick Simpson on the first pitch of the game.
» December 1, 1970: Pitchers Tom Phoebus, Al Severinsen, and Fred Beene, and SS Enzo Hernandez, go from the Orioles to the Padres for pitchers Pat Dobson and Tom Dukes. Dobson will win 20 games for the Orioles in 1971.
» July 23, 1971: Pat Dobson (134) wins his 10th straight for the Orioles, beating California, 43.
» July 31, 1971: The Orioles Pat Dobson shuts out the Royals 40 for his 8th victory of the month. Since June 16th, Dobson has won 12 straight games.
» August 6, 1971: The Yankees kayo Pat Dobson in the 4th, beating the Orioles 123. The loss ends Dobson's win streak of 12 games, his nine consecutive complete games, and his consecutive scoreless inning streak of 23.
» September 24, 1971:
The Orioles clinch their division as Mike Cuellar wins his 20th game 92 over the Indians. In game two of the doubleheader, Pat Dobson cards his 20th win, a 70 shutout.
» November 2, 1971: The Orioles Pat Dobson pitches a no-hitter against the Yomiuri Giants, winning 20. It is the first no-hitter in Japanese-American exhibition history. The Orioles compile a record of 12-2-4 on the tour.
» June 12, 1972: Before 50,182 Oakland fans, the Orioles Pat Dobson tosses a 4-hitter to outduel the A's ace Vida Blue, 10.
» August 4, 1972:
Luis Aparicio returns after a 6-week layoff with a broken finger and drives in a run as the Red Sox win, 20 over Baltimore. Marty Pattin allows two hits in beating Pat Dobson.
» June 7, 1973:
The Yankees trade three players -- 1B Frank Tepedino, OF Wayne Nordhagen and a player to be named -- to the Atlanta Braves for P Pat Dobson. Dobson had struggled in his one year in Atlanta after the Braves had acquired him from the Orioles. The player to be named will turn out to be 2Alan Closter and Dave Cheadle. The Yanks also purchase 30-year-old Sam McDowell (12) from the San Francisco Giants for $100,000+. McDowell, who will later admit to a drinking problem (teammate Dick Radatz later remarked, "We thought he was just stupid. It turned out he was never sober") will pitch two seasons in New York before being released.
» June 9, 1973: At KC, the Yankees rally for five runs in the 9th to stop the Royals, 64. Newcomer Pat Dobson pitches five innings and allows one hit to win in relief. New York moves into first with the win.
» November 22, 1975: The Yankees trade P Pat Dobson to the Indians for OF Oscar Gamble. Gamble will have a fine year in New York before the Yankees reluctantly trade him in 1977.
» April 19, 1977: Brooks Robinson makes his last home run a dramatic one. Pinch hitting for Larry Harlow, he hits a three run homer in the bottom of the 10th inning off Dave LaRoche to beat the Indians 6-5. Brooks will go to bat just 47 times this year, finishing his career with 268 homers. In yesterday's game against Cleveland, O's rookie Eddie Murray hits his first ML homer, off former Oriole Pat Dobson.
» August 4, 1997: The Twins beat the Blue Jays, 93, as Brad Radke ties a team record with his 12th straight win. Greg Colbrunn's pinch-hit grand slam, off Chris Carpenter, is the big blow. Radke is only the 3rd pitcher since 1950 to win 12 consecutive starts. Bob Gibson of St. Louis did it in 1968 and Pat Dobson did it with Baltimore in 1971.