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1979 MILWAUKEE BREWERS

|    Level:  MLB  

Location:  Milwaukee,WI
Team Record:  95-66   .590
Result:   2nd in American League - East Division
Manager(s):  George Bamberger
General Manager:   Harry Dalton
Stadium:  County Stadium
Attendance:  1,918,343
Playoffs: Season in progress

Milwaukee Brewers affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Sal Bando (35)
Youngest Player:  Paul Molitor (22)
Longest Tenure:  Don Money, Charlie Moore (7)
Top Hitter:  Gorman Thomas (7)
Top Pitcher:  Mike Caldwell (8)
Top Draft Pick:  Mark Higgins (#49)

Roster Continuity:  90.63%
American League Standings
EastWLPctGB
Baltimore10257.642--
Milwaukee9566.5908.0
Boston9169.56911.5
NY Yankees8971.55613.5
Detroit8576.52818.0
Cleveland8180.50322.0
Toronto53109.32750.5

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
46Jerry AugustinePMLB6-0185LeftLeft7/24/195226Kewaunee,Wisconsin197415340MIL

6Sal Bando3BMLB6-0195RightRight2/13/194435Cleveland,Ohio19656119Kca
34Dan BoitanoPMLB6-0185RightRight3/22/195326Sacramento,California1973244MTL
48Mike CaldwellPMLB6-0185RightLeft1/22/194930Tarboro,North Carolina197112264SD
35Bill CastroPMLB5-11170RightRight12/13/195325Santiago,Dominican Republic1971UDFA MIL
23,47Reggie ClevelandPMLB6-1195RightRight5/23/194831Swift Current,Saskatchewan1966UDFA STL
15Cecil Cooper1BMLB6-2190LeftLeft9/20/194929Brenham,Texas19686128BOS
26Dick DavisOFMLB6-3195RightRight9/25/195325Long Beach,California1972UDFA MIL
13Ray FosseCMLB6-2215RightRight4/4/194732Marion,Illinois196517CLE
18,45Bob GalassoPMLB6-1205LeftRight1/13/195227Connellsville,Pennsylvania1970UDFA BAL
17Jim Gantner2B-3BMLB5-11175LeftRight1/5/195425Eden,Wisconsin197412268MIL
30Moose HaasPMLB6-0180RightRight4/22/195623Baltimore,Maryland1974230MIL
9Larry HisleOFMLB6-2195RightRight5/5/194732Portsmouth,Ohio1965238PHI
16Sixto LezcanoOFMLB5-11175RightRight11/28/195325Arecibo,Puerto Rico1971UDFA MIL
21Buck MartinezCMLB5-11200RightRight11/7/194830Redding,California1967UDFA PHI
10Bob McClurePMLB5-11170BothLeft4/29/195326Oakland,California1973362LAD
43Paul MitchellPMLB6-1195RightRight8/19/195028Redmond,Washington197117BAL
4Paul Molitor3B-2BMLB6-0195RightRight8/22/195622St. Paul,Minnesota197713MIL
7Don Money3BMLB6-1190RightRight6/7/194732Washington,DC1965UDFA PIT
22Charlie MooreC-OFMLB5-11180RightRight6/21/195326Birmingham,Alabama1971597MIL
1Tim NordbrookSSMLB6-1180RightRight7/7/194929Baltimore,Maryland1982UDFA MIL
24Ben OglivieOFMLB6-2170LeftLeft2/11/194930Colon,Panama196811248BOS
29Lance RautzhanPMLB6-1195RightLeft8/20/195226Pottsville,Pennsylvania1970357LAD
27Andy ReploglePMLB6-5205RightRight10/7/195325South Bend,Indiana19759208STL
2Lenn Sakata2B-SSMLB5-9160RightRight6/8/195425Honolulu,Hawaii1975110MIL
41Jim SlatonPMLB6-0185RightRight6/19/195029Long Beach,California196915355Sep
39Lary SorensenPMLB6-2210RightRight10/4/195523Detroit,Michigan19768172MIL
20Gorman ThomasOFMLB6-2210RightRight12/12/195028Charleston,South Carolina1969121Sep
25Bill TraversPMLB6-6200LeftLeft10/27/195226Norwood,Massachusetts19706124MIL
14Jim WohlfordOFMLB5-11175RightRight2/28/195128Visalia,California1970361KC
19Robin YountSS-CFMLB6-0180RightRight9/16/195523Danville,Illinois197313MIL
Team PersonnelPosition 
George BambergerManager 
Harry DaltonGeneral Manager 
Tom GamboaMinor League Hitting Instructor, Scout 
Larry HaneyBullpen Coach 
Merle HarmonBroadcaster 
Mike HeganBroadcaster 
Frank HowardFirst Base Coach 
Harvey KuennHitting Coach 
Cal McLishPitching Coach 
Buck RodgersThird Base Coach 
Bob UeckerBroadcaster 


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