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1989 Milwaukee Brewers (MLB)

+ Defensive Lineups
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W-L Record: 81-81 .500
Rank: 4th in American League East
Run Differential: 707-679 + 28
Roster Continuity 77.47% 8/26
Manager(s): Tom Trebelhorn
General Manager: Harry Dalton
Location: Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Ballpark: County Stadium
Payroll: $ 10,373,000 19/26
Attendance: 1,970,735 17/26
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Cal Eldred (#17) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Tony Muser
Bullpen Coach: Larry Haney
First Base Coach: Andy Etchebarren
Hitting Coach: Jim Lefebvre
Pitching Coach: Chuck Hartenstein
Third Base Coach: Duffy Dyer

#1 Draft Picks

B.J. Surhoff (#1), Paul Molitor (#3), Robin Yount (#3), Gary Sheffield (#6), Bill Spiers (#13), Don August (#17), Terry Francona (#22), Dan Plesac (#26)
American League East Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
8973.549--
8775.5372.0
8379.5126.0
8181.5008.0
7487.46014.5
7389.45116.0
59103.36430.0
  • These are starting defensive lineups by date for the 1989 season.
  • The # next to each player indicates the # of times at that position for this team/season. Bold indicates a player's first start at that position.
  • Total starts by position are at the bottom of this page.
  • Filter on a selection of players to see a team's win-loss record for that combinaton.
  • #AprilGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    11989-04-03L 1-2 @CLE
    21989-04-06W 3-0 @CLE
    31989-04-07L 3-10 @DET
    41989-04-08W 5-2 @DET
    51989-04-10L 4-6 TEX
    61989-04-12L 1-8 TEX
    71989-04-13L 1-6 TEX
    81989-04-14W 8-4 CLE
    91989-04-15W 5-1 CLE
    101989-04-16W 4-3 CLE
    111989-04-17W 8-1 @TEX
    121989-04-18L 2-6 @TEX
    131989-04-19L 1-5 @TEX
    141989-04-21W 2-1 DET
    151989-04-22L 3-6 DET
    161989-04-23L 3-11 DET
    171989-04-24W 5-4 MIN
    181989-04-25W 10-4 MIN
    191989-04-26W 12-0 MIN
    201989-04-28L 1-8 @KCA
    211989-04-29L 3-4 @KCA
    221989-04-30L 0-2 @KCA
    #MayGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    231989-05-01L 0-6 @CHA
    241989-05-02L 1-6 @CHA
    251989-05-03W 7-2 @MIN
    261989-05-04W 3-2 @MIN
    271989-05-05L 4-5 KCA
    281989-05-06W 1-0 KCA
    291989-05-07W 8-2 KCA
    301989-05-09L 1-10 CHA
    311989-05-10L 2-12 CHA
    321989-05-12L 4-5 @OAK
    331989-05-13L 3-4 @OAK
    341989-05-14W 2-1 @OAK
    351989-05-15L 2-12 @OAK
    361989-05-16L 5-6 @SEA
    371989-05-17W 9-6 @SEA
    381989-05-18L 5-9 @SEA
    391989-05-19L 1-3 @CAL
    401989-05-20W 5-3 @CAL
    411989-05-21L 9-12 @CAL
    421989-05-23W 9-1 OAK
    431989-05-24L 2-6 OAK
    441989-05-25W 4-1 OAK
    451989-05-26L 2-7 SEA
    461989-05-27W 3-2 SEA
    471989-05-28W 6-4 SEA
    481989-05-29L 3-12 CAL
    491989-05-30L 2-3 CAL
    501989-05-31W 4-1 CAL
    #JuneGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    511989-06-01W 5-0 NYA
    521989-06-02L 2-3 NYA
    531989-06-03W 2-0 NYA
    541989-06-04L 9-12 NYA
    551989-06-05W 5-3 @TOR
    561989-06-06W 6-4 @TOR
    571989-06-07L 2-4 @TOR
    581989-06-08W 6-2 @BAL
    591989-06-09L 1-7 @BAL
    601989-06-10W 6-0 @BAL
    611989-06-11W 3-1 @BAL
    621989-06-13L 3-4 TOR
    631989-06-14L 1-6 TOR
    641989-06-15W 6-4 TOR
    651989-06-16W 8-6 @MIN
    661989-06-17L 3-7 @MIN
    671989-06-18L 6-8 @MIN
    681989-06-19W 11-8 @MIN
    691989-06-20L 2-8 KCA
    701989-06-21L 0-6 KCA
    711989-06-22W 3-2 KCA
    721989-06-23W 17-5 CHA
    731989-06-23L 4-6 CHA
    741989-06-24L 3-5 CHA
    751989-06-25W 3-1 CHA
    761989-06-27W 5-4 BOS
    771989-06-28W 12-5 BOS
    781989-06-29L 1-2 BOS
    791989-06-30L 3-4 @NYA
    #JulyGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    801989-07-01L 1-5 @NYA
    811989-07-02W 10-2 @NYA
    821989-07-03W 8-5 @NYA
    831989-07-04W 4-3 @BOS
    841989-07-06L 4-5 @BOS
    851989-07-07W 6-4 BAL
    861989-07-08L 2-5 BAL
    871989-07-09W 7-2 BAL
    881989-07-13L 4-5 @CHA
    891989-07-14L 4-6 @CHA
    901989-07-15L 1-2 @CHA
    911989-07-16L 0-2 @CHA
    921989-07-17L 2-3 @KCA
    931989-07-18L 4-9 @KCA
    941989-07-19W 7-1 @KCA
    951989-07-21W 5-3 MIN
    961989-07-22L 1-6 MIN
    971989-07-23W 4-1 MIN
    981989-07-24W 10-0 DET
    991989-07-25L 2-7 DET
    1001989-07-26W 3-2 DET
    1011989-07-27W 11-1 DET
    1021989-07-28W 15-3 @TEX
    1031989-07-29W 8-2 @TEX
    1041989-07-30L 3-9 @TEX
    1051989-07-31W 6-1 CLE
    #AugustGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    1061989-08-01W 4-2 CLE
    1071989-08-02L 0-1 CLE
    1081989-08-04L 2-6 CAL
    1091989-08-05W 5-2 CAL
    1101989-08-06L 0-6 CAL
    1111989-08-07L 3-5 @DET
    1121989-08-07W 5-2 @DET
    1131989-08-08L 3-6 @DET
    1141989-08-09W 6-1 @DET
    1151989-08-10W 10-3 @CLE
    1161989-08-11L 0-5 @CLE
    1171989-08-11W 8-7 @CLE
    1181989-08-12W 5-1 @CLE
    1191989-08-13W 5-4 @CLE
    1201989-08-14W 5-4 NYA
    1211989-08-15W 1-0 NYA
    1221989-08-16W 5-1 NYA
    1231989-08-17W 8-4 BOS
    1241989-08-18W 5-2 BOS
    1251989-08-19L 1-3 BOS
    1261989-08-20W 6-3 BOS
    1271989-08-21L 0-5 @BAL
    1281989-08-22L 2-4 @BAL
    1291989-08-23L 1-3 @BAL
    1301989-08-25L 1-3 @TOR
    1311989-08-26L 0-7 @TOR
    1321989-08-27L 4-5 @TOR
    1331989-08-28W 8-2 @TOR
    1341989-08-29L 3-5 SEA
    1351989-08-30L 3-7 SEA
    1361989-08-31W 6-1 SEA
    #SeptemberGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    1371989-09-01W 6-5 OAK
    1381989-09-02L 2-7 OAK
    1391989-09-03L 0-5 OAK
    1401989-09-05L 4-8 @CAL
    1411989-09-06W 7-4 @CAL
    1421989-09-07W 7-1 @CAL
    1431989-09-08W 7-3 @SEA
    1441989-09-09W 7-3 @SEA
    1451989-09-10W 7-1 @SEA
    1461989-09-12W 7-6 @OAK
    1471989-09-13L 6-7 @OAK
    1481989-09-15W 6-2 TEX
    1491989-09-16W 5-3 TEX
    1501989-09-17L 2-4 TEX
    1511989-09-21W 14-1 @NYA
    1521989-09-21L 4-5 @NYA
    1531989-09-22L 3-7 TOR
    1541989-09-23W 4-1 TOR
    1551989-09-24W 8-3 TOR
    1561989-09-25L 3-5 BAL
    1571989-09-26W 7-3 BAL
    1581989-09-27L 0-4 BAL
    1591989-09-28L 6-12 @BOS
    1601989-09-29L 4-5 @BOS
    1611989-09-30W 3-1 @BOS
    #OctoberGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    1621989-10-01L 1-5 @BOS
    Total Starts by PositionCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    Win-Loss Record with lineups above:

    81-81
    B.J. Surhoff 101
    Charlie O'Brien 61
    Greg Brock 93
    Terry Francona 32
    Dave Engle 15
    Joey Meyer 14
    George Canale 7
    Bill Spiers 1
    Jim Gantner 109
    Gus Polidor 16
    Paul Molitor 15
    Ed Romero 11
    Mike Felder 5
    Billy Bates 3
    Juan Castillo 2
    Bill Spiers 1
    Paul Molitor 112
    Gary Sheffield 21
    Gus Polidor 14
    Bill Spiers 10
    B.J. Surhoff 3
    Ed Romero 2
    Bill Spiers 78
    Gary Sheffield 70
    Gus Polidor 14
    Glenn Braggs 116
    Mike Felder 23
    Greg Vaughn 21
    Rob Deer 2
    Robin Yount 144
    Mike Felder 18
    Rob Deer 121
    Mike Felder 29
    Glenn Braggs 7
    Terry Francona 5
    Joey Meyer 30
    Paul Molitor 28
    Terry Francona 21
    Robin Yount 16
    Glenn Braggs 13
    B.J. Surhoff 12
    Greg Vaughn 12
    Greg Brock 7
    Mike Felder 4
    Gary Sheffield 4
    Bill Spiers 4
    Rob Deer 4
    Gus Polidor 2
    Dave Engle 2
    Jim Gantner 2
    LaVel Freeman 1


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