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Major League Season Recap 1982

Major League Season Recap 1982 World Series – St. Louis Cardinals NL over Milwaukee Brewers AL 4 games to 3 World Series MVP – porteda02 Babe Ruth Award – Bruce Sutter ALCS Milwuakee Brewers (AL) over...

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Brewers clinch NL Central as Cubs slip to Wild Card

An unprecedented two one-game playoffs are played today to determine the winners of the NL Central and NL West division titles. In Wrigley Field, the Brewers crown an outstanding second half by defeating the Cubs, 3 – 1, their 8th straight win. They score twice in the 8th, with a single by unheralded SS Oswaldo Arcia, who goes 4-for-4, starting things off against Justin Wilson, one of six relievers used by Joe Maddon on the day. A double by Domingo Santana followed by Lorenzo Cain’s single drives in the go-ahead run and Ryan Braun adds another insurance run. Josh Hader then pitches the final two inning for the save, giving Milwaukee the best record in the National League.

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Ryan Braun becomes the Brewers’ all-time franchise leader in home runs by hitting #252 off former teammate Chris Narveson in an 8 – 7 win over the Marlins. Robin Yount was the previous record holder.

Ryan Braun becomes the Brewers’ all-time franchise leader in home runs by hitting #252 off former teammate Chris Narveson in an 8 – 7 win over the Marlins. Robin Yount was the previous record holder.

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The Cardinals complete their very unlikely run to the World Series by beating the Brewers, 12 – 6, in Game 6 of the NLCS

The Cardinals complete their very unlikely run to the World Series by beating the Brewers, 12 – 6, in Game 6 of the NLCS at Miller Park. Series MVP David Freese opens the scoring with a three-run homer off Shaun Marcum in the 1st, but the Brewers once again manage to chase the Cards’ starter early, scoring 4 runs off Edwin Jackson in 2 innings. However, the Cardinals’ bats do not stop pounding, getting solo homers from Rafael Furcal and Albert Pujols off Chris Narveson as they pull to a 9 – 4 lead after 3 innings. Their bullpen is once again strong, giving up only 2 runs over the last 7 frames to send them forward to a meeting with the Texas Rangers in the Fall Classic.

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The Brewers exercise Ned Yost’s 2009 option, after the 53 year-old skipper led Milwaukee to its first winning season since 1992

The Brewers exercise Ned Yost’s 2009 option, after the 53 year-old skipper led Milwaukee to its first winning season since 1992, finishing second in the NL Central with an 83-79 won-loss record. The skipper will never manage a game in his extended contracted year after he is dismissed with 12 games remaining this season, taking the blame for the under-achieving team’s swoon in August and September.

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The Brewers become the third team in big league history to begin a game with three consecutive homers. In the Brew Crew’s 10-5 victory over the Reds, Rickie Weeks, J.J. Hardy, and Ryan Braun start the Great American Ball Park contest with a bang.

The Brewers become the third team in big league history to begin a game with three consecutive homers. In the Brew Crew’s 10-5 victory over the Reds, Rickie Weeks, J.J. Hardy, and Ryan Braun start the Great American Ball Park contest with a bang.

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Craig Biggio drives in 1000th run – second Astro in history to accomplish this

2005 – Back-to-back homers by Adam Everett and Craig Biggio in the first pace the Astros over Ben Sheets and the Brewers, 6-1. Biggio drives in himself for the 1,000th RBI of his career, the second Astro to achieve that many in a Houston uniform. Later, he swipes third for his 399th career steal. Roy Oswalt tosses a complete-game four-hitter while Everett enjoys a three-hit night. 

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Albert Pujols breaks the National League rookie-record with his 120th run batted in this season

In the Cardinals’ 8-2 victory over Milwaukee at Busch Stadium, Albert Pujols drives in three runs in his first two at-bats with a first-inning groundout and a two-run double in the fourth, breaking the National League rookie-record with his 120th run batted in this season. The 21 year-old first baseman, who will finish the year with 130 RBIs, surpasses the mark established in 1930 by Wally Berger, who played for the Boston Braves.

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The Brewers play the last game at Milwaukee County Stadium, bowing to the Reds, 8-1, as Warren Spahn throws the ceremonial first pitch to Del Crandall, his batterymate on Opening Day 47 years ago in 1953 when Spahn and the Braves beat the Cardinals in 10 innings, 3-2.

The Brewers play the last game at Milwaukee County Stadium, bowing to the Reds, 8-1, as Warren Spahn throws the ceremonial first pitch to Del Crandall, his batterymate on Opening Day 47 years ago in 1953 when Spahn and the Braves beat the Cardinals in 10 innings, 3-2.

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The Milwaukee Brewers beat the Chicago Cubs, 14 – 8, in the longest nine-inning game in National League history: 4 hours, 22 minutes. The teams tie the major league record set in the American League by Baltimore and the Yankees on September 5, 1997.

The Milwaukee Brewers beat the Chicago Cubs, 14 – 8, in the longest nine-inning game in National League history: 4 hours, 22 minutes. The teams tie the major league record set in the American League by Baltimore and the Yankees on September 5, 1997.

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On his 29th birthday, Keith Hernandez hits a game-tying two-run single off Bob McClure in Game 7 of the Fall Classic, in the Redbirds’ eventual 6-3 victory over the Brewers at Busch Stadium. The batter and pitcher, who lived in homes 100 feet from one another growing up in Pacifica, California, were teammates in Little League and Terra Nova High School baseball team.

On his 29th birthday, Keith Hernandez hits a game-tying two-run single off Bob McClure in Game 7 of the Fall Classic, in the Redbirds’ eventual 6-3 victory over the Brewers at Busch Stadium. The batter and pitcher, who lived in homes 100 feet from one another growing up in Pacifica, California, were teammates in Little League and Terra Nova High School baseball team.

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In Game 1, Brewers’ leadoff batter Paul Molitor becomes the first player to collect five hits in a World Series game. The third baseman’s 5-for-6 Fall Classic performance helps Milwaukee rout the Cardinals, 10-0, the largest shutout margin since the Yankees blanked the Bucs 12-0 in 1960.

In Game 1, Brewers’ leadoff batter Paul Molitor becomes the first player to collect five hits in a World Series game. The third baseman’s 5-for-6 Fall Classic performance helps Milwaukee rout the Cardinals, 10-0, the largest shutout margin since the Yankees blanked the Bucs 12-0 in 1960.

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