» June 6, 1972: Shortstops are the first two picks in the June draft. The Padres make Dave Roberts the number one selection and the Indians pick Rick Manning number 2. Roberts will make his ML debut in two days. The Phils take high school pitcher Larry Christenson with the 3rd pick, with the Rangers taking high schooler Roy Howell 4th: they'll wait till the 25th round to take Mike Hargrove. The Dodgers use their #1 on SS John Harbin but he will tear up his knee and be gone next year. The Rangers will have 13 from this draft to make the majors. Picking 5th, the Expos take Memphis high school catcher Bobby Goodman, but do better on the 3rd round when they take catcher Gary Carter.
» November 25, 1974: Mike Hargrove of the Rangers takes American League Rookie of the Year honors.
» April 27, 1984: Mike Hargrove's bases-loaded double in the top of the 19th inning leads Cleveland to an 8–4 win over Detroit in a game that takes five hours and 44 minutes to complete. The game at Detroit ends at 1:19 a.m. None of the runs in the 19th are earned as the Tigers make three errors, two by Glenn Abbott and a dropped fly by Kirk Gibson. It is only the 2nd loss of the season for the 16–2 Tigers.
» July 6, 1991:
Manager John McNamara is fired by the Indians and replaced by 1B coach Mike Hargrove.
» July 22, 1999: Toronto defeats Cleveland, 4-3. Indians manager Mike Hargrove accidentally hands in an incorrect lineup card, forcing Cleveland to forfeit the DH and bat P Charles Nagy in the 7th spot in the batting order. Nagy fails to get a hit in his two at bats.
» October 15, 1999:
The Indians fire manager Mike Hargrove, who guided the team to five consecutive Central Division titles.