» June 8, 1981: The Seattle Mariners take Oral Roberts University righthander Mike Moore with the first pick overall in the annual amateur draft. The Cubs take Wichita State's Joe Carter with the 2nd pick while the Angels take Dick Schofield, son of a former major leaguer, with the 3rd pick. The Mets take Terry Blocker with the 4th and Toronto takes Matt Williams with the #5. San Diego selects Kevin McReynolds with #6 and use their 3rd round pick to take San Diego State outfielder Tony Gwynn. Later in the day the San Diego Clippers will select Gwynn in the 10th round of the NBA draft. The Yankees use their first round pick to take Stanford QB John Elway while the Ranger pick Yale's Ron Darling with #9. Darling is the 4th Ivy Leaguer to be picked in the 1st round. The Braves fare worst in the draft as their #1 pick Jay Roberts will never hit above .208 in the minors, and no other picks make it to the bigs.
» May 8, 1985: Seattle's Mike Moore no-hits the Rangers for eight innings, then is driven from the game on four hits in the 9th. But the Mariners hang on for a 4–2 victory.
» August 10, 1987:
At Seattle, Oakland's super rookie Mark McGwire belts his 38th homer, a solo shot off Mike Moore, to tie the ML rookie record for homers in a season.
» November 28, 1988: Mike Moore, 9-15 last season for Seattle, signs as a free agent with the American League champion A's.
» December 6, 1988:
The A's sign free agent pitcher Mike Moore from the Mariners. Seattle receives the A's first round pick as compensation, and will use it to select P Scott Burrell.
» April 11, 1990:
The A's Mike Norris relieves Mike Moore in 8th and pitches two scoreless innings in a 3–0 win over Minnesota. It is Norris's first ML appearance since 1983 because of drug, shoulder and tax problems.
» May 7, 1991: Harold Baines leads Oakland to an 11–3 win over Baltimore by bashing three home runs and a double in four at bats. Mike Moore (5–0) is the winner.
» October 3, 1992:
At Milwaukee, the A's knock the 2nd place Brewers out of the race, beating them, 10–3. The A's, first in the AL West, knock 4 homers including Mark McGwire's 42nd. Ricky Bones lasts just 1 1/3 innings and takes the loss. Mike Moore wins his 17th.
» July 25, 1993: Detroit P Mike Moore hurls a one-hit, 3-0 shutout over the Royals. Wally Joyner's 2nd inning single is the only Kansas City safety.