» May 20, 1947: Athletics C Buddy Rosar drops a pop-up off Walt Judnich's bat for his first error in 147 games and 756 chances. Yogi Berra will extend the record to 148 and 950 in 1957-59, but Rosar's 1946 single-season record of 115 games and 605 errorless chances will not be surpassed until 1997, by the Marlins' (National League) Charles Johnson. The Browns win, 11–1, behind Red Muncrief.
» June 1, 1992:
The Astros select Cal State–Fullerton 3B Phil Nevin with the 1st pick in the amateur draft. Picking 6th, the Yanks take Derek Jeter, who will reject a University of Michigan offer to sign with New York. The Marlins will use their 1st pick on catcher Charles Johnson. The A's take Jason Giambi (2nd round) and the Cards get T.J. Mathews on the 36th. The Brewers take Ken Felder on the 1st round but he will prove a flop: their best pick is Scott Karl (6th round). Marvin Benard goes to the Giants on the 50th round.
» June 10, 1997: Kevin Brown fires the season's first no-hitter, with just a hit batter preventing the Marlins' ace from a perfect game. Florida stops the Giants, 9–0. With two outs in the eighth, Brown's 1-2 pitch nicks Marvin Benard on the right leg. Giant starter William Van Landingham also takes a no-hitter into the seventh, but Charles Johnson's two-run homer with one out opens a 7-run deluge.
» September 12, 1997: Florida C Charles Johnson sets a major league record by playing his 160th straight game without committing an error. The previous mark was set by Rick Cerone. The Marlins lose the game, however, 1-0 to the Giants.
» September 19, 1997: Marlins' C Charles Johnson ties Buddy Rosar's mark for consecutive games without an error (117), but does make his only passed ball of the year, as the Marlins defeat the Mets, 5-2, Johnson will finish the year with 124 games without an E.
» September 30, 1997:
SS Edgar Renteria's 2-out single in the bottom of the 9th scores Charles Johnson with the winning run as the Marlins defeat the Giants, 2-1, in the opener of their playoff series.
» October 10, 1997: The Marlins take Game Three by defeating the Braves by a score of 5-2. Charles Johnson drives home three of Florida's runs, and Livan Hernandez gets the win in relief.
» March 31, 1998:
Marlins' C Charles Johnson, who had not committed an error in a record 172 consecutive regular season games, is charged with one on a wild throw in the 1st inning of Florida's opening day 11–6 victory over the Cubs. Johnson hits a 3–run home run in Florida's 6–run 1st inning to atone for his miscue. The defending champs will lose their next 10 games.
» May 15, 1998: In one of the biggest trades in recent years, the Dodgers send All-Star C Mike Piazza and 3B Todd Zeile to the Florida Marlins in exchange for outfielders Gary Sheffield and Jim Eisenreich, C Charles Johnson, 3B Bobby Bonilla, and P Manuel Barrios.
» December 1, 1998: The Mets trade C Todd Hundley and minor league P Arnold Gooch to the Dodgers for C Charles Johnson and OF Roger Cedeno. They then swap Johnson to the Orioles for P Armando Benitez.
» March 28, 1999: The Baltimore Orioles make the 1st visit to Cuba by major leaguers since 1959, and defeat a team of Cuban amateurs by a score of 3–2 in 11 innings. P Jose Contreras hurls eight innings of 2–hit, 10–K ball in relief for the Cubans, while C Charles Johnson hits a 2–run homer and DH Harold Baines drives in the winning run for the Orioles. The two teams will play a rematch at Camden Yards in Baltimore on May 3.
» July 29, 2000:
The White Sox obtain C Charles Johnson and DH Harold Baines from the Orioles in exchange for C Brook Fordyce and minor league Ps Miguel Felix, Juan Figueroa, and Jason Lakman.
» September 2, 2000: The White Sox defeat the Angels, 13-6, as C Charles Johnson drives home seven runs on a 3-run homer, a 3-run double, and an RBI single.
» December 18, 2000: In related signings, the White Sox ink free agent C Sandy Alomar to a 2-year contract, while the Marlins sign free agent C Charles Johnson to a 5-year contract. Johnson was the Sox catcher last season.
» May 19, 2001:
Florida nips Colorado, 1–0, as Brad Penny (4–0) wins his 8th in a row. Kevin Millar provides the only score with a 7th inning homer. In yesterday's 2–1 win, Millar and Charles Johnson hit back-to-back home runs.
» November 16, 2002: In a swap of large contracts, the Rockies trade P Mike Hampton and OF Juan Pierre to the Marlins for OF Preston Wilson, C Charles Johnson, P Vic Darensbourg, and IF Pablo Ozuna.