» May 29, 1927: In a loosely played game at Yankee Stadium, the Yanks swamp the Red Sox, 15–7, scoring seven runs in the 8th inning. Babe Ruth propels his 13th homer, off Danny MacFayden, while Johnny Grabowski is 4-for-4 with a walk. Dutch Ruether is ineffective, serving up gopher balls to Bosox Grover Hartley in the 2nd and Fred Haney in the 3rd. The Sox give it back in the 4th with three walks, two errors, a single by Bob Meusel and a double by Mark Koenig, to make four runs. Ted Wingfield, pitching 2/3 of the 4th, takes the loss.
» June 23, 1927: At Boston, Lou Gehrig leads New York to an 11–4 victory by hitting three home runs, a first at Fenway Park. Gehrig hits a two run homer in the 2nd, and solo shots in the 6th and 8th, off Danny MacFayden. He adds a single to his total as Dutch Ruether coasts to the win.
» September 7, 1928: The A's take two from Boston, winning 1–0 and 7–3, and move into a first-place tie with the Yankees. Lefty Grove is magnificent in the opener, allowing four hits and striking out 11 to win his 14th straight. Red Ruffing takes the tough loss, allowing an unearned run. Ed Rommel outguns Danny MacFayden in the nitecap.
» September 22, 1928: Boston 1B Phil Todt hits home runs in the 7th and 8th innings as Boston beats the Browns, 5–3. His first homer, off Ed Strelecki, is Boston's 1st hit. His 2nd comes with pitcher Danny MacFayden on base.
» June 1, 1930:
Danny MacFayden beats the Yankees 7-4 to end a 14-game losing streak for the Red Sox.
» April 11, 1932:
President Herbert Hoover continues the tradition
of throwing out the first ball at Washington
to start the season. The Senators win in the 10th
on Heinie Manush's double off Boston's Danny MacFayden,
giving Al Crowder a 1-0 victory.
» June 5, 1932:
The Red Sox sell star P Danny MacFayden to the Yankees for $50,000 and players.
» May 1, 1934:
At Washington, the Yankees give Danny MacFayden a 3-run lead in the first, but he can't hold it and he leaves in the 7th with the score tied at three apiece. New York scores five runs in the 9th to win it for George Uhle, 10–5. MacFayden was making his first start against Washington since June 2, 1932, when he lost his major-league record tying 14th straight game to the Nats.
» November 13, 1934:
The Reds purchase pitcher Danny MacFayden from the New York Yankees.
» June 15, 1935:
The Reds send P Danny MacFayden (1–2) to the Braves for the waiver price. Deacon Danny will go 5–13 this year in Boston, but win 45 games in the next three seasons.
» September 28, 1935:
The Braves Danny MacFayden strikes out 15 Giants, the most K's in the NL since 1909. It will be matched tomorrow.
» September 29, 1935:
Brooklyn's Van Lingle Mungo strikes out 15 Phillies to match yesterday's strikeout feat by Danny MacFayden. Mungo allows two hits in beating Jorgens, 2–0. Not until Koufax, in 1959, will a NL hurler strike out more. The 2nd game ends in a 4–4 tie.
» May 5, 1936: The Braves Danny MacFayden bests Paul Dean, 1–0, to knock the Cards out of 1st place. MacFayden allows three hits.
» June 11, 1938: Cincinnati lefthander Johnny Vander Meer pitches a no-hitter against Boston, winning 3–0. Vander Meer, in his first full season, strikes out four to increase his league-leading total to 56. Danny MacFayden is the losing pitcher.
» December 8, 1939:
The Braves trade veteran Danny MacFayden to the Pirates for Bill Swift and cash.
» August 17, 1940: Stan Hack's 4th hit of the game, a 2-out single in the 13th, gives the Cubs a 6–5 win over the Pirates. Claude Passeau, the last of five Cub pitchers, is the winner. Veteran Danny MacFayden takes the loss for the Bucs.
» May 15, 1941:
The Browns trade P Vern Kennedy to the Senators for vet Rick Ferrell. The Senators release vet P Danny MacFayden.