» May 7, 1941:
At the Polo Grounds, Reds SS Eddie Joost accepts a record 19 chances as Cincinnati edges New York, 1–0. In addition to his 10 assists and nine putouts, Joost has a throwing error and the game's only stolen base. Ernie Lombardi's homer accounts for the only run as Bucky Walters is the winner over Prince Hal Schumacher in a battle of veterans. Both pitchers keep the ball down and each outfield accounts for a single flyout, tying the ML mark for fewest chances by two teams.
» December 2, 1942: The Reds send SS Eddie Joost and pitcher Nate Andrews to the Braves for SS Eddie Miller.
» 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.
» April 15, 1947:
With yesterday's opener in Washington rained out, the A's open at Yankee Stadium before 39,344. Under new manager Bucky Harris, the Yanks manage just six hits off Phil Marchildon as the A's win, 6–1. Eddie Joost and Elmer Valo pull off a double steal in the 5th when the A's increase their lead to 3–0. Joost scores on the swipe of home. Former A's vet George McQuillan, playing 1B for Nick Etten, scores New York's only run. Spud Chandler takes the loss.
» May 30, 1947:
A's pitchers Dick Fowler and Joe Coleman stop the Yankees, recording two shutouts over New York, 1–0 and 4–0. Spud Chandler loses the opener, despite allowing three hits. Bill Bevens drops the nitecap, walking Coleman to force in a run and giving up a roundtripper to Eddie Joost. Joost scores a pair in the nitecap, and the lone run in the opener.
» July 5, 1950: In a sloppy game that features 18 walks, Cliff Mapes drives in five runs with a homer and single to pace the Yankees to a 12–8 win over the Athletics. Tommy Byrne (9-3) is the winner despite giving up six hits and six walks in five innings (he walks two in the 6th). He also hits four batters to tie the ML record. Alex Kellner pitches four innings, giving up six runs in the loss. The A's lose Eddie Joost who tears ligaments in his left knee in a collision with Mapes at 2B in the 7th.
» May 8, 1951: Bobby Shantz, A's lefty, wins his first game of the season, stopping the White Sox, 9–4, on 12 hits. Ferris Fain and Eddie Joost hit consecutive homers for the A's.
» August 11, 1951:
Eddie Joost homers in the 9th for the A's, who tie the Yanks 4–4, but the Yanks win in 11, 7–4. Sloppy fielding and a two-run single by Berra account for the scoring. The win goes to reliever Bob Kuzava, late of the Senators, while Alex Kellner takes the loss.
» November 4, 1953: Eddie Joost succeeds Jimmy Dykes as the manager of the Philadelphia Athletics.
» November 18, 1954: The Athletics give manager Eddie Joost his unconditional release and hire Lou Boudreau to replace him.
» July 24, 2002:
Oakland defeats Anaheim, 5–1, as Miguel Tejada hits his 22nd home run of the season. It is the 117th round–tripper of his career, breaking Eddie Joost's career record for an Athletic SS.