» July 30, 1984: At San Diego, Dave Dravecky allows one hit—a double to Bill Russell in the 7th—as the Padres rout the Dodgers, 12–0.
» July 4, 1987: In a 7-player swap, the Padres trade pitchers Dave Dravecky and Craig Lefferts and OF Kevin Mitchell to the Giants for 3B Chris Brown and pitchers Keith Comstock, Mark Davis, and Mark Grant. In 1989, Mitchell will win the MVP Award for the Giants, and Davis will win the Cy Young Award for the Padres.
» October 7, 1987: San Francisco's Dave Dravecky shuts out St. Louis 5–0 to even the National League series.
» August 10, 1989:
Dave Dravecky pitches seven shut out innings and beats the Reds, 4–3, for his first win of the year. The Giants pitcher, recovering from arm surgery, has been in extensive rehab.
» August 15, 1989: In his 2nd start since returning to the major leagues after cancer treatment, the Giants Dave Dravecky breaks his pitching arm while throwing to Tim Raines in the 6th inning of a 3–2 San Francisco win. The bone will heal but Dravecky will break it again during the Giants on-field celebration when the Giants clinch the pennant. Dravecky will not pitch again in the major leagues.
» June 18, 1991: Former Giants pitcher Dave Dravecky, 35, has his left arm amputated to alleviate chronic infection and nerve damage. The operation is done at New York's Memorial Sloan-Kettering Hospital. Dravecky has had three operations on the arm to remove cancerous tumors. He won a game 10 months after his first operation, when doctors removed 50% of the major pitching muscle in his arm.
» May 26, 1999: In the Devil Rays 8–6 loss to Texas, Rays P Tony Saunders breaks the humerus bone in his left arm while throwing a pitch in the 3rd inning. It is the same injury that Dave Dravecky suffered to end his career and Saunders is out for at least the rest of the season. Saunders gets a no decision as he allows three runs on four hits and a walk in two 2/3 IP.