» August 23, 1979: At Cleveland, the A's Rick Langford gives up six hits and six runs in the 1st inning, including a grand slam to Andre Thornton and a solo by Ron Hassey. He then allows just one hit over the next eight innings, and the A's come back to win, 8–6.
» June 1, 1980: The Cleveland Indians tie a major-league record with four sacrifice flies (Ron Hassey, Dave Rosello, Gary Alexander, and Dell Alston) in an 8–7 loss to the Mariners. Seattle adds one more, tying the 2-team single-game record of 5.
» September 30, 1980:
In a 12–9 Cleveland win over the Yankees, the Tribe's Ron Hassey has a 2B & home run in the 8-run 2nd inning. There are four homers in the game, including Reggie Jackson's 38th.
» June 13, 1984: In a deal that will pay off in the short run with an NL East Championship, the Cubs trade outfielders Mel Hall and Joe Carter and minor leaguer Darryl Banks to the Indians for P George Frazier, C Ron Hassey, and P Rick Sutcliffe. Sutcliffe will go 16–1 for the Cubs the rest of the season and win the NL Cy Young Award. Because Cubs GM Dallas Green neglected to renew waivers on Hall and Carter, the status of the trade is in doubt for a while, and the two will not play for a week.
» August 12, 1985:
At Chicago, Phil Niekro goes the route to pick up his 295th win as the Yankees beat the White Sox, 10–4. New York has a 7-run 7th to break the game open with Ron Hassey belting a 2-run homer and RBI single to lead the scoring in the frame.
» December 12, 1985: The Yankees trade P Joe Cowley and C Ron Hassey to the White Sox for P Britt Burns (18–11) and minor leaguers Mike Soper and Glen Braxton. Hassey will come back to New York before the season's start. A degenerative hip condition ends Burns' career before he has a chance to pitch for the Yanks.
» February 13, 1986: Keep the uniforms? Two months after being traded from the Yankees to the White Sox, C Ron Hassey is traded back to the Yankees along with three minor leaguers in exchange for P Neil Allen, C Scott Bradley, and minor leaguer Glen Braxton. But Hassey will again go back to the White Sox on July 30th.
» May 30, 1986:
The Yanks and Sox complete a six-player swap with Ron Kittle, along with Wayne Tolleson and C Joel Skinner coming to New York. The White Sox receive—again—Ron Hassey, along with Carlos Martinez and a player to be named later (Bill Lindsey). Hassey was traded from the Cubs to the Yanks in December 1984, back to Chicago (Sox) in December 1985, back to the Bronx in February, and now to Chicago.
» July 30, 1986: C Ron Hassey is traded for the 3rd time in eight months, this time going to Chicago in a deal that brings OF-DH Ron Kittle, SS Wayne Tolleson, and C Joel Skinner to New York.
» July 28, 1991: Dennis Martinez of the Expos tosses the 13th (excluding Haddix and Shore) perfect game in major league history, setting down all 27 Dodgers to face him in a 2-0 win. Martinez strikes out five in the contest. Catcher Ron Hassey becomes the 1st receiver to catch two perfectos, having been behind the plate for Len Barker's masterpiece in 1981. Dodger IF Alfredo Griffin goes 0-for-3 against Martinez, to go along with his 0-for-3 in Tom Browning's perfect game in 1988, and 0-for-2 in Barker's perfecto in 1981.