Notable RBI Events in 1988
- April 27 - With one out in the ninth, Phillies' third baseman Mike Schmidt breaks up Nolan Ryan's no-hitter.
- May 9 - The California Angels release Bill Buckner
- July 19 - Jose Cruz plays his final game.
- October 2 - George Hendrick plays his final MLB game.
- December 16 - The St. Louis Cardinals trade Steve Lake and Curt Ford to the Philadelphia Phillies for Milt Thompson.