» May 20, 1976: At New York, Carl Yastrzemski clubs two homers, giving him five in two games, to tie a ML mark. Boston wins, 8–2. Boston P Bill Lee injures his arm in a fight with Yankee players, ending up on the bottom of a pile of players. Lee never really recovers from the injury. The fight starts when Lou Piniella, running on Dwight Evans, is gunned down at the plate and barrels into Fisk. Both come up swinging and both benches clear. Lee initially blames Graig Nettles for his injury but, after viewing tapes, apologizes to the Yankee 3B. Lee then blames Billy Martin for espousing a fighting style that brought the brawl on.
» December 4, 1976: Aurelio Rodriguez becomes the first American League 3B since 1959 to beat out Brooks Robinson for the Gold Glove Award. Other Newcomers on TSN fielding team include 3B Mike Schmidt, OF Dwight Evans, and C Jim Sundberg, who would combine to win 24 awards.
» May 22, 1977: The Red Sox split a doubleheader with the Brewers, winning the opener 14–10. The two teams tie a major-league record in Game One when they combine for 11 home runs, six by Boston. Dwight Evans clocks one of the homers over the new upper section of the CF wall, about 20 feet to the right of the flagpole. In the past three games, the two teams hit 23 homers. Eddie Rodriguez stops the slugging in game 2, allowing two Boston hits to win, 6–0.
» August 13, 1977: Against visiting Seattle, the Red Sox have two outs in the 6th inning, and then unload back-to-back-to-back homers by George Scott, Butch Hobson and Dwight Evans. The Red Sox win, 13–6.
» May 26, 1978:
At Fenway Dwight Evans hits a pair of homers and Jim Rice hits his 16th to lead Boston to a 6–3 win over Detroit. Bill Lee goes all the way for his 7th win, and his 91st as a Red Sox.
» June 17, 1978:
The Red Sox win their 9th straight, handing the Mariners their 10th straight loss, 5–4. The Sox score two in the 9th, including a game winning single by Carl Yastrzemski. Dwight Evans had earlier parked his 15th homer. Bill Lee, wearing a "friendship first, competition second" t-shirt returns to the Sox and is fined a day's pay.
» August 28, 1978: The Mariners and Red Sox combine for 16 extra base hits in the Red Sox, 10-9 victory. The Sox, down 9–7 in the 9th, start a rally when Fred Lynn lines his 5th hit of the game. Lynn scores on an error and Butch Hobson drives home the winner with a 2-run double. Jim Rice hits his 34th homer, Jack Brohamer adds four hits, and Bob Stanley wins his 12th against one loss. The Sox lose Dwight Evans in the 7th when he is beaned by a Mike Parrott pitch, but X-Rays show no fracture however.
» September 8, 1978: New York continues its rampage of Boston by scoring two runs in the 1st inning and six more in the 2nd inning. Boston makes seven errors to ease the Yankees to a 13–2 romp. Reggie Jackson hits a 3-run homer and Lou Piniella adds a double, triple and homer to back Jim Beattie's pitching. Dwight Evans and Carlton Fisk both make a pair of errors. New York is now two games in back.
» June 28, 1984: Dwight Evans hits a 3-run home run in the bottom of the 11th inning to complete the cycle and give Boston a 9–6 win over Seattle.
» November 27, 1984: The 1984 American League Gold Glove team is announced, and it is made up of the same nine players as the 1983 team: catcher Lance Parrish, 1B Eddie Murray, 2B Lou Whitaker, 3B Buddy Bell, SS Alan Trammell, outfielders Dwight Evans, Dave Winfield, and Dwayne Murphy, and pitcher Ron Guidry.
» April 8, 1985: At Fenway, 46-year-old Phil Niekro starts for the Yankees, the 2nd oldest pitcher ever to start an Opener: only Jack Quinn, for Brooklyn in 1931, was older at age 47. Boston chases Niekro after four innings and behind the pitching of Oil Can Boyd coasts to a 9–2 win. Niekro walks four in the 3rd inning, including two with the bases loaded, to lose his 7th opener in a row (6 with Atlanta), the worst opening day record ever. Tony Armas, Dwight Evans, and Jim Rice stroke homers for Boston.
» September 5, 1985: Boston's first two batters -- Dwight Evans and Wade Boggs -- crack homers off Cleveland's Neal Heaton in Boston's 13–6 win in game 1. Evans adds another home run to back Oil Can Boyd's first win in seven weeks. Cleveland wins the nitecap, 9–5.
» April 7, 1986: On Opening Day at Tiger Stadium, Boston's Dwight Evans achieves a ML first by hitting a home run off Jack Morris on the first pitch of the entire season. But Detroit's Kirk Gibson later hits two homers of his own, adds two singles and drives in five runs to lead the Tigers to a 6–5 victory.
» July 10, 1986: Oil Can Boyd (11-6) flies into a rage after learning that he has been left off the American League All-Star team and storms out of Fenway Park prior to Boston's game against the Angels. He will be suspended indefinitely by the Red Sox and eventually scuffle with local police before checking into a hospital for psychiatric testing. The weirdness continues as the Angels score three in the 12th to take a 7–4 lead. Boston then scores three to tie and when Fischer replaces Cook, he balks in Dwight Evans with the winning run.
» June 1, 1987:
Dwight Evans hits his 300th career home run in Boston's 9–5 loss to the Twins, joining teammates Jim Rice and Don Baylor in the 300-HR club.
» May 27, 1988: Boston's Dwight Evans collects his 2,000th career hit, in a 3–2 Red Sox loss to Oakland.
» September 25, 1989: Boston's Wade Boggs goes 4-for-5 in a 7–4 win over the Yankees to become the first player in ML history to achieve both 200 hits and 100 walks in four consecutive seasons. It is Boggs's 7th straight 200-hit season overall, extending his own modern ML record. Dwight Evans also puts his name in the record books by belting his 20th homer. He is the only current player with 20 or more homers in each of the last nine years,
» October 24, 1990: The Red Sox announce that they will not renew the contract of veteran Dwight Evans, who had been with the club since 1972. Evans will eventually sign a one-year contract with Baltimore.