» June 14, 1979:
The Giants lose to the Cubs 8–6, but Willie McCovey hits his 513rd career home run, off Dennis Lamp. McCovey becomes the all-time lefthanded home run hitter in National League history.
» August 13, 1979: Lou Brock, 40, collects his 3,000th career hit, a single off Dennis Lamp, as the Cardinals top the Cubs, 3–2.
» October 1, 1980: Steve Carlton fires a two hitter and the Phils beat the Cubs, 5–0. Mike Vail's leadoff single in the 8th is the first hit off Carlton. Mike Schmidt and Greg Luzinski hit back-to-back homers in the 6th, off Dennis Lamp, as the Phils remain a half-game out of first place.
» August 25, 1981: Chicago's Dennis Lamp loses his no-hitter when the Brewers Robin Yount leads off the 9th inning with a bloop double. Lamp settles for a one-hit 5–1 win.
» June 18, 1982:
Reggie Jackson collects his 2,000th career hit, a solo home run off Dennis Lamp in California's 7–2 win over the White Sox.
» January 20, 1984: In a move that stuns New York fans, the White Sox draft Tom Seaver as compensation for losing Type A free agent Dennis Lamp to the Blue Jays. The Mets left Seaver off their protected list assuming —- wrongly -— that no team would want to select the aging star, who finished 1983 with a 9-14 record and a 3.55 ERA.
» May 4, 1992: The Pirates score 11 runs in the 6th inning of their 12–5 win over Cincinnati. Buc reliever Dennis Lamp, who pitches only the top of the 6th, is the happy recipient of the outburst.