» September 13, 1962:
In Kansas City's 5–4 win over the Angels, 17-year-old Ed Kirkpatrick pinch hits in the 9th for LA. He is the youngest in the American League since Jim Derrington, in 1956, and no one younger will debut this century in the AL.
» September 8, 1965: Bert Campaneris plays all nine positions against the Angels in a promotion to hype poor attendance at Kansas City. When Campy takes the mound in the 8th inning, the first batter he faces is his cousin Jose Cardenal, who pops out. Campy allows one run, and leaves the game in the 9th after a collision with Angels C Ed Kirkpatrick at home plate when Campy is catching. Rene Lachemann replaces Campy as catcher. The Angels win it in the 13th inning 5–3, with the win going to Campy's batterymate Aurelio Monteagudo.
» December 12, 1968: The Kansas City Royals complete their first trade, sending P Hoyt Wilhelm to the Angels for two outfielder/catchers, Ed Kirkpatrick and Dennis Paepke.
» May 24, 1973:
The Twins Bert Blyleven one hits the Royals to win, 2–0. Ed Kirkpatrick's bunt single in the 5th is the only hit.
» July 14, 1974: The Reds and Pirates split a doubleheader marked by a free-for-all which is later credited with inspiring Pittsburgh and turning its season around. The fight starts after a 4th inning beanball when Jack Billingham plunks P Bruce Kison, bringing both teams onto the field. When Sparky Anderson accidentally steps on Ed Kirkpatrick's foot, the Buc catcher shoves the Reds manager, earning him a punch from the Reds Andy Kosco. Pedro Borbon pins Daryl Patterson, pulling his hair out and a piece of flesh.
» August 28, 1974:
The Pirates move one 1/2 games in front of the Cardinals by winning their 6th straight game, a 3–1 win at San Francisco. Ed Kirkpatrick's 2-out double in the 11th wins it.
» June 23, 1978:
In Cleveland's 8–3 win over visiting Toronto, the Jays C Brian Milner, 18, is 1-for-4 in his ML debut, He is the youngest player to start in the American League since Ed Kirkpatrick, 17, in 1962: Alex Rodriguez, in 1994, will be next youngest.