» July 2, 1922: A's OF Tilly Walker hits two home runs, giving him four in two days, as the A's lose to New York 9–3. He will finish with 37 for the year, two ahead of Babe Ruth. The Athletics, with the American League's winningest pitcher in Eddie Rommel (27-13) and losingest in Slim Harriss (9-20) will lead the AL with 114 home runs and climb out of the cellar.
» September 17, 1922:
A's catcher Ralph Perkins has his 2nd consecutive game with no putouts or assists, a ML record. Today, he catches Bob Hasty in a 4–2 loss to Cleveland's Dan Boone. Yesterday, he caught Eddie Rommel in a 6–1 win over Cleveland. Perkins also had no POs or assists in a 13-inning game on May 17.
» October 4, 1923:
In his last appearance for the Yankees, Carl Mays has no magic left as the A's finally sink the submariner, 7–6, knocking him out of the box with four runs in the 5th He had won 24 straight games against the A's. Mays strikes out none, and gives up 10 hits and three walks. He will not appear in any of the World Series games. Ruth, filling in for Pipp at 1B, clubs his 39th home run in the 1st. Eddie Rommel, in relief, is the winner.
» September 7, 1928: The A's take two from Boston, winning 1–0 and 7–3, and move into a first-place tie with the Yankees. Lefty Grove is magnificent in the opener, allowing four hits and striking out 11 to win his 14th straight. Red Ruffing takes the tough loss, allowing an unearned run. Ed Rommel outguns Danny MacFayden in the nitecap.
» September 9, 1928: A total of 85,265 jam Yankee Stadium to watch the Yankees sweep two from the A's, 3–0 and 7–3, to move back into first place to stay. George Pipgras is the winner in the first game while the Yankee star of the nitecap is Bob Meusel, who takes an Ed Rommel knuckler out of the park for a grand slam in the 8th. Waite Hoyt is the winner.
» August 9, 1930:
The A's increase their American League lead with a second straight doubleheader sweep of the White Sox, winning 9–2 and 3–0. Jimmie Foxx's 32nd homer, off Caraway with two on in the 8th, gives Ed Rommel the win the curtain call. The second place Senators drop a pair to the Indians.
» September 15, 1931: The Philadelphia Athletics clinch the pennant, beating Cleveland at home, 14–3. Every starter for the A's has a hit and RBI. Eddie Rommel, veteran knuckleball pitcher for the A's, is the winning hurler, as Connie Mack wins his 3rd successive pennant. It is Mack's 9th, and last, AL championship. The A's went into first place for good on May 5th, when they started a win streak of 17 straight games and 20 of their next 21. In mid-July they won 13 straight.
» July 10, 1932:
An extraordinary 18-inning game is won by the Athletics at Cleveland, 18-17. A's winning P Ed Rommel pitches 17 innings in relief, giving up a record 33 hits. To save train fare for a single-date appearance, Connie Mack brought only two pitchers. The starting pitcher is knocked out after one inning and only Rommel is left. Johnny Burnett of Cleveland has nine hits in 11 at bats.
» December 7, 1959: American League umpires Bill Summers and Ed Rommel retire.