» June 14, 1924:
Giants 1B George Kelly hits three HRs to drive in all 8 New York runs in an 8-6 win over the Reds.
Kelly's one-man offensive will be matched by Bob Johnson on June 1, 1938.
» June 16, 1934: After losing the lidlifter to the White Sox, 9–7, the A's come back to win the nitecap, 7–6, behind the remarkable hitting of Bob Johnson. Johnson ties the AL record going 6-for-6 with two home runs, a double, and three singles. His homers are off Chicago's Whit Wyatt.
» June 20, 1934:
The Browns rout the A's, 11–3, behind five RBIs by Rollie Hemsley. Hemsley is knocked out in a collision in the 4th inning, but stays in to triple with the sacks full in the 7th. Bob Johnson, leading the majors in homers, hits his 20th in the 9th inning.
» March 16, 1937: In an exhibition match, the Mexico City Agriculture team blanks the Athletics in the first inning before caving in and losing, 34–5. Ace Parker and Bob Johnson pole home runs.
» August 29, 1937:
The A's set a new AL record in the opener of a doubleheader with the White Sox by scoring 12 runs in the first inning, six of which are driven in by Bob Johnson.
» June 12, 1938:
The A's beat the Browns 8-3, as Bob Johnson bats in all the runs with three HRs and a single.
» March 20, 1943: LF Bob Johnson, a star for the Athletics since 1933, is traded to the Senators for 3B Bob Estalella and Jimmy Pofahl. Johnson has led the A's in RBIs in each of the last seven seasons: no team has ever traded a slugger with that mark.
» December 4, 1943: After one disappointing season in Washington, the Senators sell veteran slugger Indian Bob Johnson to the Red Sox. Griffith will later call it the worst trade he ever made. Johnson will have two solid years in Fenway before retiring.
» August 30, 1945: Stan Hack of the Cubs becomes No. 82 in the 2,000-hit club when he collects a first inning single off Pirate pitcher Preacher Roe. Earlier in the season the Senators' Joe Kuhel and Red Sox OF Bob Johnson made the list. Hack scores after his safety, but the Pirates win, 6–4 over the first-place Cubs.
» August 30, 1945:
Yankees rookie Floyd Bevans, 28, retires the first 18 Red Sox batters before giving up a walk and a double to Bob Johnson, the only hit for the Sox. Bevans wins 7–1, defeating Boo Ferriss who was trying for his 21st win.