» June 15, 1975:
The White Sox make one of their better trades when they swap Stan Bahnsen and a minor leaguer to Oakland for reliever Dave Hamilton and 20-year-old minor league 3B Chet Lemon.
» August 9, 1977: The White Sox hit six home runs against the Mariners to tie the club mark at Comiskey Park. Eric Soderholm has 2, with Chet Lemon, Oscar Gamble, Jim Essian, and Royle Stillman contributing.
» April 7, 1978:
At Comiskey Park, 50,754 watch as the White Sox edge the Red Sox, 6–5, on Wayne Nordhagen's bloop double in the last of the 9th. Dick Drago, in relief of Mike Torrez, takes the loss, after allowing a game tying homer to Ron Blomberg and single to Chet Lemon. Larrin LeGrow is the winner. Carl Yastrzemski has two singles, the 11th straight opener he has had a hit.
» November 27, 1981: The Tigers trade OF Steve Kemp to the White Sox for OF Chet Lemon.
» July 22, 1983: Angels OF Brian Downing misplays Chet Lemon's line drive in the 6th inning of a 13–11 loss to Detroit, ending his American League-record consecutive-errorless-game streak at 244.
» June 1, 1984:
At home against the Orioles, the Tigers slap Scott McGregor for six runs in the 2nd and coast to a 14–2 win. Dan Petry tosses six shutout innings and Alan Trammell, Chet Lemon and Lance Parrish go deep to thrill the 47,252 fans.
» June 20, 1984:
At Detroit, Yankee reliever Jose Rijo goes 1–7 when he serves up a 2-out three-run homer to Howard Johnson in the 13th inning. Detroit wins, 9–6. Alan Trammell, Lance Parrish, and Chet Lemon also hit homers for the Tigers, who draw their 3rd straight 40,000+ crowd.
» June 29, 1984: Twins rookie Andre David hits a 2-run home run off Jack Morris in his first ML at bat to spark Minnesota to a 5–3 win over Detroit before 44,619. It is the only home run David will hit in the big leagues and stops Morris' 11-game win streak over the Twins. Detroit win the nitecap, 7–5, as Kirk Gibson starts the scoring with a 2-run homer in the 1st and ends it with a two-run homer in the 9th. The Tigers also score in the second on back to back homers by Chet Lemon and Rupert Jones.
» July 10, 1984: On the 50th anniversary of Carl Hubbell's legendary five consecutive strikeouts in the 1934 All-Star Game, National League pitchers Fernando Valenzuela and Dwight Gooden combine to fan six batters in a row for a new All-Star Game record in the NL's 3–1 triumph. After Valenzuela whiffs Dave Winfield, Reggie Jackson, and George Brett in the 4th inning, Gooden, the youngest All-Star ever at age 19, fans Lance Parrish, Chet Lemon, and Alvin Davis in the 5th.
» August 6, 1984: The Tigers and Red Sox split, with Detroit outslugging Boston in the opener, 9–7, and Boston replying, 10–2. Aurelio Lopez (8–0) wins Game One in relief as Chet Lemon and Lance Parrish each hit homers and drive in three runs. Marty Barrett has four hits for the Sox in the opener and Wade Boggs does the same in the nitecap. Two of his hits are homers to fuel Roger Clemens to his 6th win.
» August 26, 1984: In Anaheim, the Tigers use the long ball to beat the Angels, 12–6. Kirk Gibson has two homers and four runs scored, Marty Castillo, hits a homer and scores three times, and Chet Lemon belts his first grand slam ever. Tommy John goes just two 2/3 inning in losing to Milt Wilcox (15–7). Detroit leads the East by 12 games.
» September 20, 1988:
Darrell Evans hits his 400th career home run off John Farrell in the 5th inning, and Chet Lemon hits his 200th career home run off Scott Bailes in the bottom of the 9th to lead Detroit to a 3–1 win over Cleveland.