» May 17, 1934:
Down 2–0 in the 8th, Browns manager Rogers Hornsby inserts himself as pinch hitter and ties the game with a homer off Red Sox lefty Fritz Ostermueller. The Browns add another and hold on for a 4–3 win.
» May 6, 1935: Boston's Fritz Ostermueller holds the Indians to six hits in winning, 2–1. The loss drop the Tribe to 2nd place behind the White Sox. Ostermueller wins his own game with a run scoring single in the 7th off Oral Hildebrand.
» May 25, 1935:
At Boston, Detroit wins, 3–2, on Hank Greenberg's 2-run homer in the 6th inning. In his previous at bat in the 4th inning, Greenberg's line drive hits pitcher Fritz Ostermueller breaking cheek bone and several teeth and sending him to the hospital.
» May 30, 1937: At Boston, Senators pitcher Pete Appleton pitches and bats his way to an 11–4 win over the Sox. Appleton drives in six runs, hitting a single and triple with the sacks full in the 2nd and 3rd and going 4-for-5, to beat Fritz Ostermueller. Appleton's RBI mark ties the major-league record for pitchers that Vic Raschi will top (7 on August 4, 1953). Wes Ferrell did it last year.
» August 8, 1940: At Fenway, 27-year-old Tiny Bonham makes his ML debut for the Yankees and loses, 4–1, to Fritz Ostermueller. Tiny, brought up to replace the sore-armed Lefty Gomez, will still end the season at 9–3, complete 10 games, and toss three shut outs. His ERA will be 1.90.
» December 3, 1940: The Browns purchase pitchers Denny Galehouse and Fritz Ostermueller from the Red Sox. Galehouse will go 50-58 in six seasons in St. Louis
» May 17, 1947:
The Dodgers outhit the Pirates 12 to 4, but the Bucs win, 4–0, behind Fritz Ostermueller. Hank Greenberg's homer off Rube Melton in the first frame provides all the scoring until the 8th. Cookie Lavagetto has three hits, while Robinson, Furillo and Bruce Edwards collect a pair. The Dodgers have left 45 runners in five games, one reason they are 1–4 in that span.
» August 26, 1947: Recently signed by the Dodgers, former Memphis Red Sox (Negro League) P Dan Bankhead becomes the first black ML hurler. The Pirates rock Bankhead for 10 hits and eight runs in three 1/3 relief innings, but Bankhead joins a small list of players who homer in their first ML at bat. Bankhead's home run, off Fritz Ostermueller, is the only one he'll hit in the majors. Pittsburgh wins 16–3.