» December 5, 1984: The A's send base-stealing OF Rickey Henderson and P Bert Bradley to the Yankees in exchange for pitchers Jay Howell and Jose Rijo, OF Stan Javier, and minor leaguers Tim Birtsas and Eric Plunk. On the same day, the Yankees trade C Rick Cerone to the Braves for P Brian Fisher.
» July 31, 1986: Brian Downing and Bob Boone each hit grand slams off Oakland's Eric Plunk to lead the Angels to an 8–5 victory.
» June 20, 1989: The Yankees trade OF Rickey Henderson back to the A's for journeymen pitchers Eric Plunk and Greg Cadaret and OF Luis Polonia.
» April 12, 1990:
The Yankees open the season in New York in front of 50,114 with Billy Martin's son throwing out the first ball. The Yankees win 6–4 win over the Indians, scoring twice in the 8th inning to break a 4–4 tie. Luis Polonia's hit breaks the tie and the Yanks score another run on an error. Eric Plunk is the winner over Jesse Orosco. Polonia will be rewarded for his hit by being sent to the Angels in two weeks for Claudell Washington.
» September 13, 1992: Cleveland's Kenny Lofton steals his 53rd and 54th bases breaking the American League rookie record of 53 set by Donie Bush in 1909. Lofton will swipe a league-high 66 bases, 12 ahead of another rookie Pat Listach, and lead AL center fielders with 14 assists. He scores both runs today, including the winner in the 9th, to beat the White Sox, 2–1. Eric Plunk is the winner with Steve Olin picking up his 25th save.
» April 15, 1993: Boston's Andre Dawson slams the 400th home run of his career in the Red Sox 4-3 win over the Indians. Boston scores a pair in the 9th off Eric Plunk for the W.
» April 4, 1994:
Jacobs Field in Cleveland opens with the Indians defeating the Mariners, 4-3, in front of 41,259 fans. Seattle OF Eric Anthony hits the stadium's first home run, while Eric Plunk notches the first victory in relief.
» June 19, 1994:
Detroit beats Toronto by a score of 3-1. Mickey Tettleton homers for the Tigers, marking the 25th consecutive game in which a Detroit player had hit a round-tripper. That ties the major league record held by the 1941 Yankees. Cleveland's Charles Nagy and Eric Plunk will stop the streak tomorrow.
» July 24, 1998:
The Indians trade P Eric Plunk to the Brewers in exchange for P Doug Jones.