» June 16, 1992: Cardinals OF Brian Jordan signs a $2.4 million, 3-year contract with St. Louis, ending his 2–sport career. He had also been a defensive back with the Atlanta Falcons of the NFL.
» June 24, 1996: Ron Gant homers on the first pitch and the Cards go on to beat the Braves, 9–2, ending John Smoltz's 14-game winning streak. Brian Jordan has six RBIs to stop Smoltz, who was trying to match Gaylord Perry's 15 game streak in 1974. Smoltz, 4–9 against the Cards, has not beaten them since 1992.
» October 5, 1996:
The Cardinals sweep the Padres with a 7-5 win in Game three of their Division Series. Brian Jordan's 2-run home run in the 9th inning is the decisive blow.
» October 13, 1996:
The Cardinals take a 3-games-to-1 lead over the Braves with a 4-3 victory. Brian Jordan homers for St. Louis and Dennis Eckersley gets the win in relief.
» May 17, 1998:
Cardinals' OF Brian Jordan collects five hits, including a home run, and drives home four to lead St. Louis to a 13–4 win over the Marlins.
» November 23, 1998: The Braves sign free agent OF Brian Jordan to a 5–year contract. Jordan had flirted with several teams before landing the five year deal with the Braves.
» June 22, 1999:
In Atlanta's 2–1 loss to Montreal, Brian Jordan is hit on the right wrist by a pitch from Mike Thurman, and his batting will be hampered for the remainder of the season.
» October 8, 1999:
The Braves defeat the Astros, 5-3 in 12 innings, to take a 2-games-to-1 lead in their division series. OF Brian Jordan drives home all five Atlanta runs on a 3-run home run in the 6th inning and a 2-run double in the 12th.
» October 13, 1999: Atlanta takes a 2-game lead over NY in the NLCS with a 4-3 victory. The Braves score all four of their runs in the 6th inning on a pair of home runs by Brian Jordan and Eddie Perez off Mets starter Kenny Rogers. Kevin Millwood gets the win for Atlanta, with John Smoltz making his 1st relief appearance ever to get the save.
» October 16, 1999: The Mets trip the Braves, 3-2, to stay alive in the NLCS. John Olerud drives home all three NY runs with a solo home run in the 6th inning, and a 2-run single off John Rocker in the 8th. Brian Jordan and Ryan Klesko hit back-to-back homers in the 8th for the Braves' two runs. P Rick Reed shuts out Atlanta over the first seven innings on a single hit.
» May 21, 2000:
The Braves defeat the Padres, 12-6, as 1B Andres Galarraga goes 5-for-5, including a double. OF Brian Jordan has four hits for Atlanta, including two home runs, and drives in seven runs.
» June 3, 2000: Brian Jordan has four RBIs to lead the Braves to a 11-7 win over the Yankees. Greg Maddux (5 2/3 IP, 13 H, seven ER, three BB, five SO) allows hits to the first four batters he faces for the first time in his career. Roger Clemens (5 IP, six H, six R, four ER, four BB, seven SO) is equally ineffective and neither get a decision. Derek Jeter has four hits and two walks, just the 6th player to get four hits in a game off Maddux.
» June 7, 2000:
At Atlanta, Blue Jays rookie pitcher Clayton Andrews bloops an apparent single to right for his first ML hit, but Brian Jordan, playing very shallow, throws him out at first. Jordan will throw out three runners at 1B this year.
» April 15, 2001:
The Braves Odalis Perez (7 IP) allows just four singles in sinking the Phillies, 3–0. Perez is making his 1st start after missing the entire 2000 season because of Tommy John surgery. Brian Jordan and Andruw Jones homer for the Braves.
» January 15, 2002: The Braves obtain All–Star OF Gary Sheffield from the Dodgers in exchange for OF Brian Jordan, P Odalis Perez, and minor league P Andy Brown.
» April 6, 2002: Highly touted Japanese pitcher Kazuhisa Ishii makes his ML debut and pitches five 1/3 scoreless innings, striking out 10, in LA's 9–2 win over the Rockies. Brian Jordan backs Ishii with a grand slam to give the loss to Jason Jennings. Relief pitcher Jesse Orosco of the Los Angeles Dodgers scores just the third run of his 4–decade major–league career. He last scored while playing for the Mets on July 22, 1986.