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1979 Milwaukee Brewers (MLB)

+ American League
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W-L Record: 95-66 .590
Rank: 2nd in American League East
Run Differential: 807-722 + 85
Roster Continuity 90.63% 2/26
Manager(s): George Bamberger
General Manager: Harry Dalton
Location: Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Ballpark: County Stadium
Attendance: 1,918,343 9/26
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Mark Higgins (#49) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bullpen Coach: Larry Haney
First Base Coach: Frank Howard
Hitting Coach: Harvey Kuenn
Pitching Coach: Cal McLish
Third Base Coach: Buck Rodgers

#1 Draft Picks

Paul Molitor (#3), Robin Yount (#3), Ray Fosse (#7), Gorman Thomas (#21)
American League East Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
10257.642--
9566.5908.0
9169.56911.5
8971.55613.5
8576.52818.0
8180.50322.0
53109.32750.5
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeDiffGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
15Cecil Cooper1B29   59083182
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10615356770106814.308.364.508872.200.315.3181.3824.6300660
4Paul Molitor2B22   58488188
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16
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9
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623313484825659.322.372.469841.147.264.3361.0064.9274645
19Robin YountSS23   57772154
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5
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5111835521310315.267.308.371679.104.170.2811.4972.1214626
20Gorman ThomasOF28   55797136
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29
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045
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123159817526568.244.356.539895.294.463.2651.7912.4300668
24Ben OglivieOF30   51488145
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30
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4
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29
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8112548562124411.282.343.525868.243.350.2681.1717.7270572
6Sal Bando3B35   47657117
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9
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43205742336117.246.330.345675.099.223.2540.7452.9164543
16Sixto LezcanoOF25   47384152
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101437774356711.321.414.573987.252.416.3280.9616.9271566
7Don MoneyDH-3B32   3505283
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38104047206410.237.316.351667.114.231.2561.1858.3123402
22Charlie MooreC26   33745101
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38852932113211.300.355.404759.104.199.3181.1067.4136372
26Dick DavisDH-OF25   3355189
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41331646001110.266.298.418716.152.200.2772.8827.9140353
17Jim Gantner3B-2B25   2082959
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2235161721533.284.336.389725.106.173.2971.06104.081234
21Buck MartinezC30   1961753
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260182500823.270.296.372668.102.138.2903.1349.073214
14Jim WohlfordOF28   1751946
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176282800533.263.290.366656.103.171.3023.50175.064191
9Larry HisleDH-OF32   961827
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1410111902014.281.352.448800.167.292.3201.7332.043108
13Ray FosseC32   52612
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02002620001.231.286.327613.096.135.2613.00--1756
2Lenn Sakata2B25   1417
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001000100000.500.500.6431143.143.143.538----914
1Tim NordbrookSS29   201
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0000000000000.500.500.5001000.000.000.500----12
25Bill TraversP26   0000000000000100-----------01
Batting Totals157955368071552291411857661005354974520487250130.280.342.448790.168.275.2941.3629.924806207
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeDiffWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
39Lary Sorensen23   15143.98343416200235.12501131043042633041.249.571.151.612.411.50
48Mike Caldwell30   1663.29303016400235.025296861839895041.249.650.691.493.412.28
41Jim Slaton29   1593.63323112300213.022995861554805021.339.680.632.283.381.48
25Bill Travers26   1483.9030279220187.119689813345746031.299.431.592.173.561.64
30Moose Haas23   11114.7729288100184.2198112982659959001.399.631.262.874.621.61
46Jerry Augustine26   963.454320023585.2953833630414011.459.940.633.144.291.37
43Paul Mitchell28   335.76188004075.08150481110320001.219.721.321.203.843.20
23,47Reggie Cleveland31   156.712910011455.0774441923222101.8212.601.473.763.600.96
18,45Bob Galasso27   314.413100014351.1643025526283001.7611.290.884.594.941.08
10Bob McClure26   523.883600016551.0532922624375031.519.351.064.246.531.54
35Bill Castro25   312.053900026644.1401410213102001.208.180.412.662.050.77
27Andy Replogle25   005.633000008.013550220001.8814.630.002.252.251.00
34Dan Boitano26   001.505000306.06111350001.509.001.504.507.501.67
6Sal Bando35   006.001000003.03220000001.009.000.000.000.00--
29Lance Rautzhan26   009.003000003.033301024004.339.000.0030.006.000.20
21Buck Martinez30   009.001000101.01110100002.009.000.009.000.000.00
17Jim Gantner25   000.001000001.02000000002.0018.000.000.000.00--
Batting Totals95664.0436516161121002314401563722646162381580481171.359.771.012.383.621.52
Fielding Statistics
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Charlie MooreC10641458107.9790.00
Buck MartinezC681983982.9670.00
Ray FosseC13323011.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Cecil Cooper1B13513237810119.9930.00
Don Money1B19196110201.0000.00
Ben Oglivie1B968313.9860.00
Sal Bando1B4182031.0000.00
Ray Fosse1B190001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Paul Molitor2B1222894131581.9790.00
Jim Gantner2B225076216.9840.00
Don Money2B16264227.9710.00
Lenn Sakata2B41013051.0000.00
Sal Bando2B111001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Sal Bando3B109872221216.9630.00
Jim Gantner3B42287158.9520.00
Don Money3B261864061.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Robin YountSS1492675172597.9690.00
Paul MolitorSS10202713.9790.00
Jim GantnerSS3213021.0000.00
Tim NordbrookSS210001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Gorman ThomasOF152435440.9910.00
Sixto LezcanoOF1352811042.9860.00
Ben OglivieOF120252740.9850.00
Jim WohlfordOF55126040.9690.00
Dick DavisOF3572120.9730.00
Larry HisleOF10172001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Jerry AugustineP438536011.0000.95
Bill CastroP39441711.8891.63
Bob McClureP36511731.7271.41
Lary SorensenP34235233963.9122.37
Jim SlatonP32213163513.9812.15
Bob GalassoP315107001.0001.23
Mike CaldwellP3023576423.9732.72
Bill TraversP3018772520.9411.54
Reggie ClevelandP29552521.7781.15
Moose HaasP29184142113.9721.71
Paul MitchellP187538011.0001.32
Dan BoitanoP5601001.0001.50
Lance RautzhanP3320001.0006.00
Andy ReplogleP3802001.0002.25
Sal BandoP130000.0000.00
Jim GantnerP1101001.0009.00
Buck MartinezP110000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Dick DavisDH53.0000.00
Don MoneyDH33.0000.00
Sal BandoDH19.0000.00
Cecil CooperDH15.0000.00
Larry HisleDH15.0000.00
Ben OglivieDH13.0000.00
Paul MolitorDH8.0000.00
Ray FosseDH5.0000.00
Jim WohlfordDH5.0000.00
Gorman ThomasDH4.0000.00
Sixto LezcanoDH1.0000.00


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