Milwaukee Brewers Team History & Encyclopedia

Team Names: Milwaukee Brewers, Seattle Pilots

Seasons: 50 (1969 to 2018)

Record: 3824-4144, .480 W-L%

Playoff Appearances: 5

Pennants: 1

World Championships: 0

Events in Team History 

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American League is born January 28 1901
On January 28, 1901 The American League formally organizes as a major league, having been a top minor league in ...
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Jimmy Collins, the choice of Connie Mack as the best all-time third baseman, switches leagues but not cities.
Jimmy Collins, the choice of Connie Mack as the best all-time third baseman, switches leagues but not cities.
1901 - Jimmy Collins, the choice of Connie Mack as the best all-time third baseman, switches leagues but not cities. Collins leaves the Boston Beaneaters National League club ...
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Ban Johnson and Charles Comiskey lease Sportsman’s Park for five years for an American League team.
Ban Johnson and Charles Comiskey lease Sportsman's Park for five years for an American League team. Two weeks later, they ...
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Future home run king Hank Aaron is born in Mobile, Alabama
Future home run king Hank Aaron is born in Mobile, Alabama
On February 5, 1934, a day before Babe Ruth’s 39th birthday, future all-time home run leader Hammerin’ Hank Aaron is ...
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Hank Bauer's Homerun helps Yankees force game 7 in 1957 World Series
Hank Bauer’s Homerun helps Yankees force game 7 in 1957 World Series
On October 9, 1957 At Yankee Stadium Bob Buhl started for the Braves but did not last very long. In ...
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Los Angeles Dodgers capture the NL Pennant with a dramatic 6-5 come-from-behind victory over the Braves
Los Angeles Dodgers capture the NL Pennant with a dramatic 6-5 come-from-behind victory over the Braves
At the L.A. Memorial Coliseum, the Dodgers capture the NL flag with a dramatic 6-5 come-from-behind victory over the Braves, ...
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Jim Maloney of the Cincinnati Reds ties the National League record for most consecutive strikeouts in a game
On May 21, 1963, Jim Maloney of the Cincinnati Reds ties the National League record for most consecutive strikeouts in ...
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The Seattle Post-Intelligencer reports that Cleveland GM Gabe Paul has requested economic surveys of the Seattle, WA market in anticipation of a possible Indians move to the Northwest.
1964 - The Seattle Post-Intelligencer reports that Cleveland GM Gabe Paul has requested economic surveys of the Seattle, WA market in anticipation of a possible Indians move to the ...
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Pacific Northwest Sports, Inc. is awarded a new team that will be named the Seattle Pilots.
Pacific Northwest Sports, Inc. is awarded a new team that will be named the Seattle Pilots.
1967 - Pacific Northwest Sports, Inc. is awarded one of the two American League expansion franchises. The new team will be named the Seattle Pilots ...
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Seattle expansion franchise announces that it will be called the Pilots
Seattle expansion franchise announces that it will be called the Pilots
On March 31, 1968, the Seattle expansion franchise announces that it will be called the “Pilots.” The Pilots will last ...
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Lou Pinella Traded by Pilots to Kansas City Royals
On April 1, 1969, the Seattle Pilots trade little-known minor league outfielder Lou Piniella to the Kansas City Royals for ...
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Seattle Pilots Play First Home Game in Sicks Stadium
Seattle Pilots Play First Home Game in Sicks Stadium
PODCAST On Friday afternoon April 11, 1969, Major League Baseball came to Seattle with the American League expansion Seattle Pilots ...
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Reggie Jackson Oakland A’s All Star hammers 3 Homeruns vs Seattle Pilots
On July 2, 1969, Reggie Jackson Oakland A's slugger, hits three homers against the Seattle Pilots. It was Jackson's eighth ...
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Burly Baltimore Orioles slugger Boog Powell hits an inside park homerun
On August 16, 1969, burly Baltimore Orioles slugger Boog Powell, who weighs 250 pounds, hits an two run inside-the-park home ...
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Seattle Pilots trade knuckleballing pitcher Jim Bouton to the Houston Astros for pitchers Dooley Womack and Roric Harrison
Seattle Pilots trade knuckleballing pitcher Jim Bouton to the Houston Astros for pitchers Dooley Womack and Roric Harrison
Seattle Pilots trade knuckleballing pitcher Jim Bouton to the Houston Astros for pitchers Dooley Womack and Roric Harrison ...
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1969 Expansion Draft is held
On October 14, 1969, the major leagues hold an expansion draft for four new teams: the Kansas City Royals, Montreal ...
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Joe Schultz is fired as manager of the Seattle Pilots.
Joe Schultz is fired as manager of the Seattle Pilots.
Joe Schultz is fired as manager of the Seattle Pilots ...
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Lou Piniella of the Kansas City Royals wins the American League Rookie of the Year Award.
Outfielder Lou Piniella of the Kansas City Royals wins the American League Rookie of the Year Award ...
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Pitcher Miguel Fuentes, at age 20, is shot and killed during a bar fight in Loiza Aldea, Puerto Rico
Pitcher Miguel Fuentes, at age 20, is shot and killed during a bar fight in Loiza Aldea, Puerto Rico
1970 - Pitcher Miguel Fuentes, at age 20, is shot and killed during a bar fight in Loiza Aldea, Puerto Rico. On October 2, 1969, against ...
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Seattle Pilots only 1 year team in MLB History
Seattle Pilots only 1 year team in MLB History
On April 1, 1970, an ownership group headed up by automobile dealer Allen “Bud” Selig buys the Seattle Pilots for ...
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Baseball returns to Milwaukee as Brewers play first home game
Baseball returns to Milwaukee as Brewers play first home game
On April 7, 1970, the Milwaukee Brewers play their first home game after their recent relocation from Seattle, where they ...
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Los Angeles Dodgers acquire left-handed pitcher Al Downing from the Milwaukee Brewers
Los Angeles Dodgers acquire left-handed pitcher Al Downing from the Milwaukee Brewers
Los Angeles Dodgers acquire left-handed pitcher Al Downing from the Milwaukee Brewers ...
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Milwaukee Brewers hosted their first 10-Cent Beer Night
Milwaukee Brewers hosted their first 10-Cent Beer Night
On June 18, 1971, the Milwaukee Brewers hosted their first 10-Cent Beer Night at County Stadium. 27,472 fans showed up ...
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California Angels suspend defending batting champion Alex Johnson
On June 26, 1971, the California Angels suspend starting outfielder and defending American League batting champion Alex Johnson. Earlier in ...
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Dave McNally fires a three-hitter as the Orioles roll over the Brewers 10-0
Dave McNally fires a three-hitter as the Orioles roll over the Brewers 10-0
At Baltimore‚ Dave McNally fires a three-hitter as the Orioles roll over the Brewers‚ 10 - 0. Don Baylor has three doubles‚ a homer‚ and 4 RBIs‚ ...
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