» July 12, 1990: The White Sox Melido Perez pitches a rain-shortened 6-inning no-hitter over the Yankees, as Chicago wins 8–0. This is the 7th no-hitter this season, the most since 1917. Lance Johnson makes a diving over the shoulder catch in the 5th to save a hit and also bangs a 3-run home run.
» October 9, 1993:
The White Sox even the ALCS at two games apiece with a 7-4 win over Toronto. Lance Johnson homers and triples for Chicago, and Frank Thomas also clouts a 4-bagger. With his home run, Johnson becomes the first non-pitcher in history to hit a home run in ALCS play without having hit one any in the regular season.
» September 23, 1995: White Sox OF Lance Johnson strokes six hits—including three triples—scores four runs and drives in four others as Chicago defeats Minnesota, 14-4. 3B Robin Ventura gets five hits for the Chisox, including three doubles.
» December 14, 1995:
The Mets sign free agent OF Lance Johnson to a 2-year contract.
» September 16, 1996:
In their 5–2 loss to the Braves, Mets OF Lance Johnson hits his 20th triple. He's the first NLer to reach that plateau since Willie Mays in 1957.
» August 4, 1997:
At Shea, the Mets top the Cards, 4–2, in a rain interupted game. Rick Reed (10–4) wins his 6th straight, beating Manny Aybar, making his ML debut. Lance Johnson has a pair of RBI triples. Completing an unusual major league-minor league sweep, the Pittsfield Mets top the New Jersey Cardinals (NY-Penn League) 8–4, in the earlier 9-inning game.
» August 8, 1997:
The Mets trade OF Lance Johnson, P Mark Clark, and IF Manny Alexander to the Cubs for pitchers Mel Rojas and Turk Wendell, and OF Brian McRae. The Cubs also waive Terry Mulholland to the Giants.
» April 21, 2002: Rafael Furcal triples three times to tie the modern major-league record as the Braves defeat the Marlins, 4–2. The last player to accomplish the feat was Lance Johnson of the White Sox in 1995.