» July 15, 1982: Detroit collects nine hits and drops 11 runs on the Twins in the first inning enroute to an 18–2 smackdown of the Twins. Dan Petry is the winning pitcher. Brookens and Trammell hit back-to-back home runs off reliever John Pacella.
» April 19, 1984: Kansas City's Bret Saberhagen picks up his first ML victory as the Royals beat the Tigers 5–2. It is the first loss of the season for the red-hot Tigers, who began the year 9–0 and will never fall out of first place in the American League East. Dan Petry pitches eight innings, allowing four earned runs in the loss.
» May 23, 1984:
At Anaheim, 41,205 watch as Dan Petry and the Tigers clip the Angels, 4–2, to run Detroit's record to 34–5. Detroit has now won 16 straight on the road to tie the American League record of the 1912 Senators. The win goes to Petry (7–1). Losing pitcher is reliever Frank LaCorte, who takes his last ML loss when he gives up a two-run homer in the 7th to Lance Parrish. LaCorte will beat the Yankees Phil Niekro on the 29th for his last win.
» May 27, 1984: At Seattle, the Mariners top the Tigers, 5–1, for their 3rd straight win over the front-runners. The M's have 14 hits, including five hit-and-run singles, to beat Dan Petry. Mike Young takes the win. The Tigers now lead the Blue Jays and Orioles by five games.
» June 1, 1984:
At home against the Orioles, the Tigers slap Scott McGregor for six runs in the 2nd and coast to a 14–2 win. Dan Petry tosses six shutout innings and Alan Trammell, Chet Lemon and Lance Parrish go deep to thrill the 47,252 fans.
» June 10, 1984:
At Baltimore the Tigers sweep two from the O's, winning 10–4 and 8–0, before 51,764 fans. Kirk Gibson has six hits and six RBIs in the two games, while Alan Trammell and Howard Johnson each have five hits. Reliever Doug Bair wins the opener and Dan Petry allows just three hits in the nitecap win. Detroit now leads by seven games.
» July 22, 1984: At Detroit, Dave Bergman hits a lead off homer for the Tigers, and they score another on a wild pitch h to beat the Rangers, 2–0. Charlie Hough goes all the way for Texas, while Dan Petry (13–4) is lifted with one on, two out in the 9th. Hernandez retires Pete O'Brien for the win. Detroit (66–29) leads the East by nine games.
» July 27, 1984:
The Red Sox and Tigers almost match shutouts, as the Tigers win 9–1 and the Red Sox come back, 4–0. Rich Gedman's 9th inning homer in the opener off Dan Petry is the only Sox score. Wade Boggs lines four hits and Bob Ojeda allows just three hits in the nitecap to win.
» August 15, 1984:
The Tigers cuff Tommy John for ten hits in six innings to beat the Angels, 8–3. Dan Petry (15–5) scatters eight hits in eight innings, and Dave Bergman backs him with two triples and three RBIs. With Cleveland beating Toronto twice, the Tigers lead is now nine games.
» September 11, 1984: At Baltimore, the Tigers cut their magic number to seven with a 9–2 clipping of the Orioles. Darrell Evans has four hits including a homer. Larry Herndon follows Evans' homer with one of his own, while Kirk Gibson has three hits and his 27th steal. Dan Petry wins his 17th. The Tigers pass the two million mark in road attendance tonight and become the fifth team in American League history to go over that mark at home and on the road.
» June 6, 1985: Jimmy Key holds the Tigers hitless for eight innings before Tom Brookens leads off the 9th with a single, but gets no decision in Toronto's eventual 2–0, 12-inning win. Key and Tigers starter Dan Petry each pitch 10 shutout innings.
» December 5, 1987: The Tigers swap pitcher Dan Petry to the Angels for center fielder Gary Pettis.
» August 16, 1991: The Red Sox obtain P Dan Petry from the Braves in exchange for a player to be named later.