» June 30, 1967: Losing 12–3 in the 2nd game against the Giants, the Phils send in utility man Cookie Rojas to pitch the 9th. Rojas throws a scoreless inning and has now played all nine positions since arriving in the big leagues in 1963.
» June 25, 1969: The Mets (14) and Phillies (13) set a National League record for ineptitude by striking out 27 times in the first nine innings of a 10-inning game. The Phils win 6–5 when rookie Dave Watkins triples and scores in the 10th. Watkins, who replaced Cookie Rojas when he was thumbed in the 5th, hits his first ML homer as well. Palmer strikes out nine in four 1/3 innings for Philley, while Nolan Ryan K's 10 in six 1/3 innings.
» October 7, 1969: The Cards trade outfielders Curt Flood and Byron Browne, P Joe Hoerner, and C Tim McCarver to Philadelphia for 1B Richie Allen, 2B Cookie Rojas, and P Jerry Johnson.
» March 11, 1988: Angels manager Gene Mauch, 62, takes a leave of absence for health reasons and is replaced by Cookie Rojas. Mauch will announce his retirement on March 27th.
» September 23, 1988: The Angels fire manager Cookie Rojas and the Phillies fire manager Lee Elia. 3B coach Moose Stubing (California) and John Vukovich (Philadelphia) will manage the clubs for the remainder of this season. Stubing will return to the coaching box after going 0–8.
» October 11, 1999:
The National League announces Mets coach Cookie Rojas is suspended for five games for pushing umpire Charlie Williams during Saturday's win over the Diamondbacks.