» August 25, 1906:
New York rookie Slow Joe Doyle debuts with a 2-0 shutout against Cleveland.
» August 30, 1906: Righthander Slow Joe Doyle of the Highlanders becomes the first 20th century player to start out with two shutouts when he beats the Washington Nationals 5-0. Of his 23 lifetime victories, seven will be shutouts. He is nicknamed "Slow" because of his time-consuming pace on the mound. The Yanks take the nitecap as well, 9-8, to begin a sweep of five doubleheaders in six days. They'll outscore their opponents 76-31.
» May 3, 1907: Dilatory tactics of the Highlanders' Judd Doyle, whose well-earned nickname is "Slow Joe," lengthen a 10-inning game with the Athletics to a record three hours, seven minutes.
» April 14, 1908: At Hilltop Park, Slow Joe Doyle scatters four hits in edging the A's, 1-0 in 12 innings. The first hit is by A's left fielder Topsy Hartsel, who has his nose broken by an errant pitch during pre-game warmups. Nick Carter, making his major-league debut, matches Doyle for 11 innings, but in the 12th, a ground rule double into the crowd, and a single put runners at the corners. A line drive to RF Jack Coombs then scores Red Kleinow with the winner.
» September 11, 1933: Johnny Marcum pitches his 2nd shutout in just his 2nd major-league start, as the A's beat the White Sox 8–0. With the 2nd shutout, Marcum ties the mark of Slow Joe Doyle in 1906.