» May 20, 1950:
The Tigers 2B Jerry Priddy starts a record five DPs in the first five innings to lead the Tigers to a 5–3 win over the A's. Shortstop Johnny Lipon participates in all the DPs.
» September 24, 1950: Mental lapses crush Tiger hopes. Due to heavy smoke from a Canadian forest fire, Detroit puts on the lights in a Sunday afternoon contest with the Indians. Cleveland's only score in nine innings is pitcher Bob Lemon's HR in the fourth, as the match is tied 1–1 on Johnny Lipon's HR. Lemon opens the 10th with a triple, and two intentional walks follow. With the bases loaded and one out, C Aaron Robinson thinks he has a shot at a DP by just stepping on home. Because of the haze, he did not see 1B Don Kolloway remove the force after fielding the ball hit by slugger Luke Easter, and the Indians win 2–1.
» July 1, 1951: Veteran Bob Feller pitches the third no-hitter of his career, tying the record of Cy Young and Larry Corcoran, as he beats Detroit’s Bob Cain 2–1. Feller loses his shutout in the fourth when Johnny Lipon reaches on an error, swipes 2B, goes to 3B on a errant pickoff, and scores on a fly. Rookie Bob Chakales shuts out the Tigers in the nightcap, 2–0, for Cleveland’s 10th straight win over Detroit. Detroit has scored eight runs in the ten losses.
» June 3, 1952:
In a blockbuster trade between Detroit and Boston, the Red Sox send Walt Dropo, Don Lenhardt, Johnny Pesky, Fred Hatfield, and Bill Wight to the Tigers for 3B George Kell, Hoot Evers, Dizzy Trout, and Johnny Lipon.
» February 5, 1954: In a swap of vets, the Orioles trade OF Johnny Groth and SS Johnny Lipon to the White Sox for OF Sam Mele and SS Neil Berry. Lipon will go to the Reds on April 18th for Grady Hatton and then retire after one National League at bat.
» July 30, 1971: The Indians, with a 42-61 record, fire manager Alvin Dark. Johnny Lipon takes over, but the team goes 18-41 the rest of the season.