» October 14, 1985: Ozzie Smith homers off Tom Niedenfuer with one out in the bottom of the 9th to give the Cardinals a 3-2 lead in the NLCS. It is the switch-hitting Smith's first ML home run while batting lefthanded.
» October 16, 1985: Baseball gets its first intrastate World Series since 1974, as the Royals and Cardinals win their respective playoff series. Kansas City beats Toronto 6–2 in game seven to cap a comeback from a 3-games-to-1 deficit. While in Los Angeles, Jack Clark drills a 3-run home run off Tom Niedenfuer with two outs in the top of the 9th and 1B open to give the Cardinals a 7–5 victory and a 4-2 series win.
» August 2, 1986: Dodgers Alejandro Pena and Tom Niedenfuer combine to one-hit the Reds 7–1, allowing only Eddie Milner's leadoff home run off Pena in the 6th inning. It is the 5th time Milner has collected the only hit in a one-hitter, tying Cesar Tovar's ML record.
» September 18, 1988: Baltimore's Bob Milacki allows one hit over eight innings in his ML debut and Tom Niedenfuer pitches the 9th to complete a 2–0 one-hitter against the Tigers.