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1979 Milwaukee Brewers (MLB)

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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
  • A roster of all players who participated in at least one game for this team for this season.
  • The roster is sortable but defaults to an alphabetical listing.
  • Uniform numbers may not be complete for non-MLB teams. It is difficult to come by this information historically. See Data coverage
  • For MLB and Minor league teams, this roster was never an actual roster at any given point during the season.
  • Colleges may be missing players who were either red-shirted or who did not get into game action
  • Full Team Roster for 1979 Milwaukee Brewers season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    46Jerry AugustineP6-0185L-L261975MIL: 1974-15-342MLB--
    6Sal Bando3B6-0195R-R351966KC1: 1965-6-119MLB--
    34Dan BoitanoP6-0185R-R261978MON: 1973-2-44MLB--
    48Mike CaldwellP6-0185R-L301971SDN: 1971-12-273MLB--
    35Bill CastroP5-11170R-R251974UDFAMLB--
    23,47Reggie ClevelandP6-1195R-R311969Not draftedMLB--
    15Cecil Cooper1B6-2190L-L291971BOS: 1968-6-128MLB--
    26Dick DavisOF6-3195R-R251977CLE: 1966-5-92MLB--
    13Ray FosseC6-2215R-R321967CLE: 1965-1-7MLB--
    18,45Bob GalassoP6-1205L-R271977Not draftedMLB--
    17Jim Gantner2B-3B5-11175L-R251976MIL: 1974-12-270MLB--
    30Moose HaasP6-0180R-R231976MIL: 1974-2-30MLB--
    9Larry HisleOF6-2195R-R321968PHI: 1965-2-38MLB--
    16Sixto LezcanoOF5-11175R-R251974Not draftedMLB--
    21Buck MartinezC5-11200R-R301969Not draftedMLB--
    10Bob McClureP5-11170B-L261975LAN: 1973-3-62MLB--
    43Paul MitchellP6-1195R-R281975BAL: 1971-1-7MLB--
    4Paul Molitor3B-2B6-0195R-R221978MIL: 1977-1-3MLB--
    7Don Money3B6-1190R-R321968Not draftedMLB--
    22Charlie MooreC-OF5-11180R-R261973MIL: 1971-5-101MLB--
    1Tim NordbrookSS6-1180R-R291974BAL: 1970-9-222MLB--
    24Ben OglivieOF6-2170L-L301971BOS: 1968-11-248MLB--
    29Lance RautzhanP6-1195R-L261977LAN: 1970-3-57MLB--
    27Andy ReplogleP6-5205R-R251978SLN: 1975-9-208MLB--
    2Lenn Sakata2B-SS5-9160R-R251977MIL: 1975-1-10MLB--
    41Jim SlatonP6-0185R-R291971SE1: 1969-15-357MLB--
    39Lary SorensenP6-2210R-R231977MIL: 1976-8-172MLB--
    20Gorman ThomasOF6-2210R-R281973SE1: 1969-1-21MLB--
    25Bill TraversP6-6200L-L261974MIL: 1970-6-127MLB--
    14Jim WohlfordOF5-11175R-R281972KCA: 1970-3-61MLB--
    19Robin YountSS-CF6-0180R-R231974MIL: 1973-1-3MLB--

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