» September 15, 1991: Cardinals rookie Ray Lankford hits for the cycle in a 7-2 win over the Mets.
» August 15, 1992: Expos P Mark Gardner becomes the first NL pitcher since 1954 to hit three batters in a single inning, as he hits the Cardinals’ Ray Lankford, Andres Galarraga and Luis Alicea. The Cardinals win, 6-4.
» April 3, 1994: Cardinals OF Ray Lankford hits a home run as the first batter of the 1994 season. St. Louis goes on the defeat Cincinnati, 6-4, with Bob Tewksbury gaining the win.
» April 12, 1996: Tom Urbanski pitches 5+ strong innings to win his 1st game of the year as the Cards top the Phils, 6–1. Dennis Eckersley, with his appearance in the 9th inning, ties Cy Young (8th place) with 906 appearances. The Cards offense is paced by Ray Lankford with two homers.
» July 15, 1997:
In Cincinnati, Ray Lankford hits two upper-deck homers—a first for Cinergy Field—to lead the Cards to a 7–4 win over the Reds.
» August 8, 1997:
The Cards end a homerless drought of 104.2 innings (as noted by Tom Ruane) when Ray Lankford and Mark McGwire hit back-to-back homers in the 3rd inning. The homerless streak is the longest of the 1990s. For McGwire, it is his first
of the year as the Cards win 6–1 over the Phillies.
» June 28, 1998:
The Twins Bob Tewksbury slows down Mark McGwire, twice retiring him with a 44–MPH lob. McGwire grounds out in the 1st inning swinging at a lob, and then with a 0–2 count in the 4th, pops out to first on another. Tewksbury also retires Ray Lankford in the 6th on a lob and ends with a 3–2 win.
» August 7, 1998:
Mark McGwire lines a single against the Cubs, driving in two runs. For Big Mac, they are his first runs driven in without a homer since June 7. The Cards roll over the Cubs, 16–3 as Kent Bottenfield allows just three hits in seven innings. Ray Lankford has a 3–run homer in the 1st for St. Louis off Stevens, in relief of Steve Trachsel who lasts just 1/3 of an inning.
» April 7, 2000:
A boy who was struck in the head with a baseball before a Florida Marlins game in 1997 is awarded $1.05 million by a state court jury. Andrew Klein has permanent brain damage since the injury during batting practice as he took part in a pregame "Bullpen Buddies" program with 100 other youngsters at Pro Player Stadium. A line drive hit by Ray Lankford came into the stands and struck Andrew in the left temple.
» September 20, 2000: The Cardinals shoot down the Astros, 11-6, to clinch the NL Central and become the 1st team to earn a playoff spot. Jim Edmonds hits a grand slam for St. Louis and is followed by Ray Lankford's home run. It is the 15th time this year that the Cards have homered in consecutive at bats, tying the NL mark set by Cincinnati in 1956.
» August 2, 2001:
The Padres send P Woody Williams to the Cardinals for OF Ray Lankford, who had recently been benched. Williams will prove to be the real deal for the Cards, going 7–1 in 11 starts, with a 2.28 ERA during the regular season.