» September 5, 1982: Despite managing just one hit—Al Oliver's solo home run in the 2nd inning—the Expos beat the Braves 2–1 on Rafael Ramirez's error in the bottom of the 9th.
» September 24, 1983: In the 9th inning of Atlanta's 3–2 win over Los Angeles, Braves OF Dale Murphy walks, steals 2B, and scores the winning run on Rafael Ramirez's single. The stolen base makes him only the 6th player in ML history to hit 30 home runs and steal 30 bases in the same season.
» June 5, 1985:
Rafael Ramirez has a two run double in the 3rd and a 2-run homer in the 11th to drive in all the runs in Atlanta's 4–2 win over the Chicago Cubs.
» December 8, 1987: Cincinnati trades OF Dave Parker to the A's for pitchers Jose Rijo and Tim Birtsas, the Braves trade SS Rafael Ramirez to the Astros for a pair of minor leaguers, and in the day's biggest (and most lopsided) deal, the Cubs send dominating reliever Lee Smith to the Red Sox for pitchers Al Nipper and Calvin Schiraldi.
» June 3, 1989:
Houston beats Los Angeles 5–4 in 22 innings in a game that takes 7:14 to complete. Rafael Ramirez's 2nd RBI of the game finally ends it at 2:50 a.m. on the 4th. When the Dodgers use up all 24 players, (except for tomorrow's starter Tim Belcher), 3B Jeff Hamilton becomes the final and losing pitcher and P Fernando Valenzuela finishes the game at 1B. John Shelby goes 0–10 for the Dodgers.
» August 29, 1989: Trailing 9–0 after five innings, the Cubs rally to beat Houston 10–9 in 10 innings at Wrigley. Rafael Ramirez drives in seven runs for the Astros, but the winning margin is provided by defensive replacement Dwight Smith. Smith comes in to play RF for Chicago and singles home a run in the 7th, throws out a runner at the plate in the 8th, ties the game with a sac fly in the 8th, and singles in the game-winner in the 10th.