Notable RBI Events in 1996
- April 29 - Exactly 12 years after he gained his first save as a Cincinatti Red, New York Mets' reliever John Franco becomes the first left-hander to record 300 saves.
- May 14 - Yankees pitcher Dwight Gooden no-hits the Seattle Mariners 2-0.
- September 29 - Andre Dawson plays his final game
- September 29 - Dick Schofield plays his final game