» March 4, 1994: Michael Jordan bounces out to Texas pitcher Darren Oliver in his first at bat in spring training.
» July 31, 1998:
The Rangers trade P Darren Oliver and 3B Fernando Tatis to the Cardinals in exchange for P Todd Stottlemyre and SS Royce Clayton. The Rangers get 3B Todd Zeile from the Marlins in exchange for 3B Jose Santo and P Daniel De Young. Tatis will hit .287 with 11 homers this year in St. Louis, but Zeile will help by reaching base 11 straight times during a critical three game stretch in September.
» January 12, 2000:
With Aaron Sele signing with the Mariners, the Rangers ink free agent pitcher Darren Oliver to a 3-year deal worth $19 million.
» December 13, 2001:
The Red Sox send troubled OF Carl Everett to the Rangers in exchange for P Darren Oliver.