» March 30, 1981: The Twins trade OF Ken Landreaux to the Dodgers for OF-3B Mickey Hatcher, minor-leaguer Kelly Snider, and P Matt Reeves.
» May 16, 1983:
Despite six 9th-inning runs on solo home runs by Dave Engle and Bobby Mitchell and 2-run shots by Gary Gaetti and Mickey Hatcher, the Twins lose 7–6 to Oakland. Engle's and Hatcher's are pinch hits.
» April 28, 1985:
Mickey Hatcher goes 4-for-5 as the Twins post their 8th consecutive win, 10–1 over Oakland. Hatcher was 5-for-5 the day before, giving him a club record nine consecutive hits.
» September 23, 1988:
At Candlestick Park, the Dodgers win 3-0, behind Orel Hershiser (23-8) who
pitches a complete game shutout to extend his record-tying streak to 49
consecutive shutout innings. Mickey Hatcher's 2-out, 3-run homer in the 8th
off starter Atlee Hammaker is all the scoring.
» October 20, 1988: Series MVP Orel Hershiser ends his dream season with a 5–2 four-hitter over the A's in game five of the World Series. Mickey Hatcher starts the Dodger scoring with a 2-run home run in the 1st off Storm Davis, Hatcher's 2nd home run of the Series. The win gives the Dodgers their first World Championship since 1981. Los Angeles is the only team to win more than one World Series in the 1980s.