» May 8, 1951: Bobby Shantz, A's lefty, wins his first game of the season, stopping the White Sox, 9–4, on 12 hits. Ferris Fain and Eddie Joost hit consecutive homers for the A's.
» July 15, 1951: Athletics lefty Sam Zoldak pitches a one-hitter against the White Sox, winning 5–0 in the second game of a doubleheader. Carrasquel has the lone safety, a dribbler between SS and 3B. Zoldak also drives in 2 runs. Bob Hooper is the winner for the A's in game 1, helping the cause with a 3-run HR. The A's lose Ferris Fain when he grounds out in game 1 and, in disgust, kicks 1B breaking his foot. Fain is leading the AL with a .337 average. He'll return on August 21.
» September 5, 1951:
The A's Ferris Fain goes 5-for-5 in the 2nd game of a doubleheader with Washington, as the A's sweep a pair, 4–1 and 9–7. Fain is 6-for-9 and is hitting .341.
» November 13, 1951: Lefty O'Doul's all-stars, including Joe DiMaggio, Ferris Fain, and Billy Martin, lose 3–1 to a Pacific League all-star team—only the 2nd time since 1922 that an American professional team has lost to Japan, and the first time to professional players.
» January 27, 1953: In another deal that GM Lane pulls over the protests of Paul Richards, the White Sox send slugging 1B Eddie Robinson along with OF Ed McGhee and SS Joe DeMaestri to the A's for two-time batting champ Ferris Fain and infielder Robert Wilson.
» August 3, 1953:
Chicago White Sox 1B Ferris Fain brawls in a Maryland cafe. The team fines him $600.
» September 17, 1953:
Ferris Fain of the White Sox is sued for $50,000
for his part in an August brawl in a Maryland café.
» June 16, 1954:
1B Ferris Fain of the White Sox hits an inside-the-park
grand slam in an 11-6 victory over the A's.
» June 25, 1954:
White Sox 1B Ferris Fain injures his knee in a collision at home plate and is lost for the season.
» December 6, 1954: The Tigers trade 1B Walt Dropo with P Ted Gray and OF Bob Nieman to the White Sox for 1B Ferris Fain and Jack Phillips.
» June 15, 1955: The Tigers buy Earl Torgeson from the Phillies to replace Ferris Fain at 1B.
» July 14, 1955:
The Indians sign 2-time batting champ Ferris Fain as a free agent.