» August 20, 1986: Tigers Walt Terrell is one out away from a no-hitter when Wally Joyner doubles. Terrell settles for a one-hit 30 win over the Angels. Trammell has a double and homer for Detroit.
» April 11, 1990: California's Mark Langston and Mike Witt combine to no-hit the Mariners 10 for the first combined no-hitter in the major leagues since 1976. It is Langston's first start for the Angels since signing as a free agent in the off-season. 1B Wally Joyner makes an error in the 5th when he overthrows Langston on Pete O'Brien's grounder. O'Brien tries for 2B, not realizing that C Lance Parrish baked up the play and has the ball. He's thrown out.
» December 9, 1991: The Royals sign free agent 1B Wally Joyner to a 1-year, $4.2 million contract.
» July 25, 1993: Detroit P Mike Moore hurls a one-hit, 3-0 shutout over the Royals. Wally Joyner's 2nd inning single is the only Kansas City safety.
» July 16, 1994:
Detroit defeats KC, 13-7, despite five hits, all singles, by Royals' 1B Wally Joyner. Travis Fryman's grand slam powers the Tigers.
» December 21, 1995: The Royals send Wally Joyner and minor league P Aaron Dorlarque to the Padres in exchange for IF Bip Roberts and minor league P Bryan Wolff.
» June 2, 1996:
In Philadelphia, the Phils edge the Padres, 98, in 12 innings when Ricky Otero singles home the winner with two outs. Mark Whiten drives in five runs for the winners on two homers. The first place Padres suffer a blow when Wally Joyner fractured left thumb sliding in the 4th inning. He will be out of action for six weeks.
» July 27, 1996: The Padres pound the Marlins, 20-12, scoring six runs in the 6th inning, and nine in the 8th. Wally Joyner leads the way with five ribbies, while John Flaherty hits a grand slam. The Padres are the 6th club to score 20 runs in a game; the last time that happened was 1929.
» June 23, 1997: Steve Finley cracks three homers and Wally Joyner adds two more as the visiting Padres beat the San Francisco Giants, 116. Jim Bruske gets his first major league win allowing three hits in five scoreless innings of relief.
» June 30, 1997:
At Oakland, Tony Gwynn, Chris Jones and Greg Vaughn all hit three-run home runs as San Diego pounds Oakland, 156. Gwynn and Vaughn have four RBIs apiece as the Padres bat around twice. 1B Wally Joyner strokes five hits for the Pods.
» July 21, 1997:
At Miami, Wally Joyner is 3-for-4 with two walks, to lead the Padres to a 102 gaffing of the Florida Marlins. Joyner singles, doubles, triples, scores twice, and swipes two bases, including home on the back end of a double steal. The Marlins finally turn to John Cangelosi, who becomes the first position player to pitch for the Marlins. The outfielder walks one in a scoreless ninth inning and retires Joyner on a fly ball. Cangelosi also pitched two scoreless innings for Pittsburgh against Los Angeles in 1988 and one scoreless inning for Houston against Chicago in 1995. Tony Gwynn is 1-for-5 and finishes the four-game series 2-for-17, dropping his average to .385.
» May 2, 1998:
In an 87 loss to the Padres, Marlin's P Eric Ludwick tries to block a ball off the bat of Wally Joyner and fractures his wrist of his throwing arm. Ludwick will miss three months. Joyner has three hits in the game.
» October 4, 1998: The Padres close out the Astros, winning Game 4, 61, and taking their playoff series. Jim Leyritz hits another 4bagger for the Pads, as does Wally Joyner.
» November 24, 1998:
Padres 1B Wally Joyner undergoes corrective eye surgery to bring his eyesight up to 20/20. His eye sight had deteriorated to 20/3000.
» December 22, 1999: The Braves obtain 2B Quilvio Veras, 1B Wally Joyner, and OF Reggie Sanders from the Padres in exchange for 1B Ryan Klesko, 2B Bret Boone, and P Jason Shiell.