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1979 Milwaukee Brewers (MLB)

+ Batting and Pitching Feats and Milestones
Nickname:
W-L Record: 95-66 .590
Rank: 2nd in American League East
Run Differential: 807-722 + 85
Manager(s): George Bamberger
General Manager: Harry Dalton
Location: Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Ballpark: County Stadium
Attendance: 1,918,343 9/26
Playoffs:
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
Full League Standings
  • Batting and Pitching Feats may not always be a positive accomplishment. Outlying negative performances may also be highlighted.
  • Batting Feats and Milestones
    Game DatePlayerTeamOppResultABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPC-G#Notes
    Gorman ThomasMILBOSL 10-12 vs BOS40000000004000004394 strikeouts
    Cecil CooperMILBALW 11-10 vs BAL44310230010000006792 home runs, 4 runs scored
    Larry HisleMILTORW 11-8 @TOR341000000320100011354 runs scored
    Paul MolitorMILTORW 11-8 @TOR50311050010000001415 RBIs
    Gorman ThomasMILTORW 11-8 @TOR44300000020000004524 runs scored
    Ben OglivieMILCLEW 8-0 @CLE52200230000000007502 home runs
    Gorman ThomasMILCLEW 6-1 @CLE41400010000001004574 hits
    Sal BandoMILCLEL 7-8 vs CLE120000000400000018064 walks
    Charlie MooreMILOAKL 6-7 @OAK4231013000000000500500th career game
    Sixto LezcanoMILOAKW 3-2 vs OAK23200220020000005712 home runs
    Cecil CooperMILNYAW 7-3 vs NYA42300230000000007212 home runs
    Cecil CooperMILKCAW 5-4 @KCA40000000014000007244 strikeouts
    Gorman ThomasMILTEXL 6-7 @TEX41330040001000004943 Doubles
    Paul MolitorMILKCAL 11-14 vs KCA62400002000000001844 hits
    Gorman ThomasMILKCAW 5-3 vs KCA32200230010000004992 home runs
    Gorman ThomasMILMINW 10-9 vs MIN5021003000000000500500th career game
    Ben OglivieMILSEAL 3-8 @SEA42202000000000007950 Triples
    Cecil CooperMILMINL 7-8 @MIN50400011000000007454 hits
    Ben OglivieMILMINW 9-8 @MIN52200220001000007972 home runs
    Ben OglivieMILDETW 5-4 vs DET33300340010000008063 home runs
    Gorman ThomasMILCLEW 4-3 vs CLE70100010005000105225 strikeouts
    Gorman ThomasMILCLEW 10-3 vs CLE42200250001000005232 home runs, 5 RBIs
    Cecil CooperMILCLEW 14-5 @CLE52300250000000007612 home runs, 5 RBIs
    Don MoneyMILCLEW 14-5 @CLE543000010000000013784 runs scored
    Cecil CooperMILNYAW 6-5 vs NYA53300340000000007673 home runs
    Sixto LezcanoMILNYAW 9-2 vs NYA51330030001000006233 Doubles
    Gorman ThomasMILBOSW 5-3 vs BOS42200230002000005392 home runs
    Buck MartinezMILBOSL 4-5 @BOS3020000000000000500500th career game
    Jim GantnerMILBOSW 9-6 @BOS51410021000001001334 hits
    Ben OglivieMILKCAW 5-2 vs KCA2210012102000000834100th career home run
    Paul MolitorMILTEXW 5-1 vs TEX40202010000000002311 Triples
    Paul MolitorMILCHAW 9-5 vs CHA42410030000000102354 hits
    Gorman ThomasMILKCAL 8-18 @KCA42200230002000005632 home runs
    Ben OglivieMILSEAW 12-1 @SEA53410110000000008634 hits
    Ben OglivieMILMINL 2-3 vs MIN41400000000000008644 hits
    Cecil CooperMILMINW 10-1 @MIN52320150001000008225 RBIs
    Pitching Feats and Milestones
    Game DatePlayerTeamOppResultDecNoteIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBTBFPitchesStrBalStr%Career GCareer W-LFeat Description
    Mike CaldwellMILBOSW 3-0 vs BOSWSHO950002800034000--29664-67Complete game/Shutout
    Mike CaldwellMILTORW 3-0 @TORWSHO960000200032000--29966-68Complete game/Shutout
    Lary SorensenMILTORW 4-0 vs TORWSHO940001200030000--6729-25Complete game/Shutout
    Bill TraversMILCALW 1-0 vs CALWSHO960002300032000--14042-55Complete game/Shutout
    Jerry AugustineMILKCAW 5-4 @KCASv 21000010007000--12539-441st career save
    Lary SorensenMILNYAW 3-0 @NYAWSHO920002300028000--7835-30Complete game/Shutout, 2-hitter
    Bob GalassoMILTORW 5-3 @TORSv 1.12000000006000--240-61st career save
    Bob GalassoMILCLEW 4-3 vs CLEW 0.10000000001000--251-61st career win
    Jim SlatonMILTORW 2-0 vs TORWSHO970001500033000--27499-107Complete game/Shutout
    Jim SlatonMILBOSW 5-3 vs BOSW 8.173213100034000--277100-109100th career win
    Sal BandoMILKCAL 8-18 @KCA 332200000013000--10-01st career game
    Jim GantnerMILKCAL 8-18 @KCA 12000000005000--10-01st career game
    Buck MartinezMILKCAL 8-18 @KCA 11110100005000--10-01st career game
    Jim SlatonMILOAKW 5-0 vs OAKWSHO950001500031000--284103-111Complete game/Shutout
    Mike CaldwellMILOAKW 7-0 vs OAKWSHO920002400131000--32177-73Complete game/Shutout, 2-hitter


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