» November 6, 1990: Braves OF Dave Justice wins the National League Rookie of the Year award. He hit .282 with 28 home runs, 20 coming after he replaced Dale Murphy in RF in early August.
» August 21, 1991:
After nearly two months off with a chronic backache, David Justice rejoins the Atlanta Braves in time for tonight's twinbill with the Reds. Even without him, the Braves are just two games behind the Dodgers in the National League West.
» October 14, 1991: OF David Justice of the Braves fails to touch 3B while running home, costing Atlanta a run in an eventual 1-0 loss to Pittsburgh in Game five of the NLCS. Jose Lind's single in the 5th accounts for the game's only run.
» October 24, 1991: The Braves win their 3rd game in a row, 14-5, to take the Series lead. Lonnie Smith, David Justice, and Brian Hunter pound out home runs, with Smith becoming the 1st player to homer in three consecutive Series games since Reggie Jackson in 1977. Smith became Atlanta's starting LF when Otis Nixon was suspended for failing a drug test in September.
» July 25, 1992:
The Braves defeat the Pirates, 1–0, despite getting only one hit. The one safety is a 2nd-inning homer by OF David Justice off Danny Jackson. Charlie Leibrandt goes eight innings for the win.
» October 28, 1995: In a pitcher’s duel, the Braves win Game 6 of the Series, 1-0, on a combined 1-hitter by Tom Glavine and Mark Wohlers. David Justice’s 6th-inning homer accounts for the game’s only run. In winning, the Braves become the 1st team to win World Championships representing three different cities-Boston, Milwaukee, and Atlanta. C Tony Pena’s leadoff single in the 6th is Cleveland’s only hit.
» May 15, 1996:
Denny Neagle, allowing four hits in seven innings, wins his 5th straight game to give Pittsburgh a 3–0 win over the Braves. The Braves have now been shut out five times, one more than all of last year. The Braves lose more than the game when OF David Justice dislocates his right shoulder swinging at a pitch in the 2nd inning. The shoulder has never healed from an injury last year, and Justice will undergo surgery that will sideline him for the year.
» May 17, 1996: Jermaine Dye, filling in for David Justice, smacks a home run in his 1st ML at bat to back Greg Maddux's 8–2 win over the Reds. Dye is the first Brave to debut with a homer since Chuck Tanner did it on April 12, 1955.
» March 25, 1997: In a trade reflecting current baseball economics, the Braves send RF David Justice and CF Marquis Grissom to the Indians for CF Kenny Lofton and reliever Alan Embree. The swap of the two Gold Glove center fielders and the veteran Justice reduces the Braves' payroll by an estimated 6.8 million dollars. Both players have several years left on their contracts, while Lofton, considered the best leadoff hitter in baseball, is in the last year of his.
» April 2, 1997:
Eight days after being traded to the Indians, David Justice debuts and hits a tie-breaking 2-run homer in the 7th to lead Cleveland to a 9–7 win over the A's. Justice adds a triple, single, and RBI groundout.
» April 25, 1997: The Indians defeat the Brewers, 11-4, clouting a club record eight homers. 3B Matt Williams has three home runs and four RBIs, while David Justice adds a pair. The Brewers go deep three times, giving the two teams a ML-record tying 11 for the game.
» October 5, 1997:
Cleveland scores single runs in the 8th and 9th innings to defeat the Yankees, 3-2, and even their series at two games apiece. David Justice and Sandy Alomar homer for the Indians, but light-hitting Omar Vizquel's single wins it.
» September 30, 1998:
Cleveland erupts for five runs in the 2nd inning on their way to a 9–5 win over the Red Sox to even their series at one game apiece. David Justice has a homer and four ribbies for the Tribe.
» October 3, 1998: Cleveland wraps up its series with Boston, as David Justice's 2–run double in the 8th is enough to give the Indians a 2–1 victory.
» May 7, 1999:
At Jacobs Field, the Indians overcome a 9-1 deficit by scoring four runs in the 6th, seven runs in the 7th, and seven more in the 8th, to defeat the Devil Rays, 20-11. Down eight and winning by nine is the biggest swing since July 8, 1990, according to historian Tom Ruane. Roberto Alomar and David Justice each drive home five runs for the Tribe, who have five players get three or more hits. Tampa Bay's Fred McGriff hits a 2-run shot off another Tampa native, Dwight Gooden. For McGriff, it is the 34th ML park he has homered in, a new ML record. He was tied with Gary Gaetti and Ellis Burks.
» June 29, 2000:
In a prescient move, the Yankees obtain OF David Justice from the Indians for OF Ricky Ledee and two players to be named. When Shane Spencer goes down in 10 days, Justice will take over LF. The trade occurs minutes before the start of the game against Detroit, an 8–0 Yankee win, and Ledee is scratched from the lineup. The Yanks tie a major-league record with three sac flies in one inning.
» October 13, 2000: The Yankees batter the Mariners, 8-2, to take a 2-games-to-1 lead in the ALCS. Bernie Williams and Tino Martinez hit back-to-back home runs in the 2nd inning for NY, while David Justice drives home three runs. Mariano Rivera breaks Whitey Ford's record for consecutive scoreless innings in postseason play with 33 1/3 scoreless frames.
» October 14, 2000:
The Yankees whitewash the Mariners, 5-0, behind Roger Clemens' 1-hit shutout. Clemens fans 15 Mariners as New York moves out to a 3-games-to-1 lead over Seattle. The Yankees score their runs on a 3-run homer by Derek Jeter and a 2-run blast by David Justice. Al Martin's double off the glove of Tino Martinez in the 7th inning is the Mariners' only hit. The two team's total of six hits ties an ALCS record for fewest safeties in a game.
» October 17, 2000: The Yankees defeat the Mariners, 9-7, to win the ALCS and their 37th AL pennant. David Justice's 3-run home run in the 7th inning gives NY a lead it never relinquishes. Justice win the ALCS MVP award. Seattle C Dan Wilson's single breaks his 0-for-42 hitless streak, the longest ever in post season history.
» May 1, 2001:
Mike Mussina 3-hits the Twins to win, 4–0, for the Yankees. David Justice has a solo home run in the 6th off Eric Milton, the losing pitcher, and Jorge Posada adds ribbie singles in the 7th and 9th.
» May 12, 2001:
The Yankees extend their mouthful major-league record of 15 straight wins since the start of a season over teams with a below .500 record. They beat the Orioles, 8–5, on Derek Jeter's 3-run home run in the 8th. David Justice and Bernie Williams also homer for NY.
» October 15, 2001: The Yankees defeat the A's, 5-3, to move into the ALCS. In doing so, they become the 1st team ever to win a best-of-5 series after losing the first two games at home. SS Derek Jeter gets a pair of hits to break Pete Rose's postseason record with 87. David Justice hits a pinch-hitter home run for NY while Mike Stanton gets the win in relief. Jason Giambi goes 4-for-4 for Oakland.
» December 7, 2001:
The Mets send 3B Robin Ventura to the Yankees in exchange for OF David Justice. It is the first deal between the two New York teams in eight years.
» December 14, 2001: The Mets send recently-acquired OF David Justice and $1.2 million to the Oakland A's in exchange for Ps Mark Guthrie and Tyler Yates.