» February 5, 1946:
The Cardinals sell OF/1B Johnny Hopp to the Braves for a reported $40,000 and the transfer of infielder Eddie Joost to the Cardinals' Rochester farm team. Hopp will play well in Boston, while the veteran Joost will break in as a regular with the A's in 1947.
» May 9, 1946:
At Chicago, Braves first sacker Johnny Hopp swipes home in the 12th to break a 2–2 tie with the Cubs. Boston scores twice more to win, 5–2, with Lefty Wallace taking the decision over Ray Prim.
» July 5, 1948: Ralph Kiner hits three home runs for the Pittsburgh Pirates against the visiting Reds, while teammate Stan Rojek hits the first of his two ML homers, connecting off rookie Herm Wehmeier. Kiner teams up with Johnny Hopp and Wally Westlake in the outfield for a record 19 putouts in the 10–3 first game win. The Reds score three in the 9th to take the nitecap, 6–4.
» May 18, 1949: The Pirates trade Johnny Hopp (.218) to the Dodgers for Marv Rackley. Hopp will go 0-for-14 while Rackley will be 11-for-35 before the trade is canceled on June 7.
» May 14, 1950: The Pirates Johnny Hopp goes 6-for-6, including two home runs, in a 16–9, 2nd-game victory as the Pirates sweep the Cubs. The Pirates take the opener 6–5.
» August 19, 1950: The Pirates outslug the Cubs, 13–9, for their sixth win in seven games. Ralph Kiner slugs two homers to put him seven days and nine games ahead of last year, when he hit 54. He has rapped eight this month and four in the last five games. Clyde McCullough adds a bases loaded triple, sac fly, and two-run double, while Johnny Hopp homers. The Cubs answer with homers by Hank Sauer, Mickey Owen, and Roy Smalley, but its not enough. Reliever Bob Rush loses to Murry Dickson.
» September 5, 1950: The Yankees acquire 1B Johnny Hopp, who is second in the NL in hitting with a .340 mark, from the Pirates for an undisclosed amount of cash. The Yanks believe Hopp will provide late season pennant insurance.