Milwaukee Brewers in History

Events in Sport

  • 1965-08-12 Milwaukee Brewers Baseball Club, Inc applies for a NL franchise
  • 1970-01-15 Milwaukee Brewers make their 1st trade (with Oakland A's)
  • 1970-04-01 Bud Selig becomes CEO of Milwaukee Brewers
  • 1970-04-01 Milwaukee Brewers Baseball Club, headed by Bud Selig, purchases Seattle Pilots for $10,800,000
  • 1970-04-07 Milwaukee Brewers (former Seat Pilots) 1st game, lose to Angels 12-0
  • 1972-05-12 Milwaukee Brewers beat Minnesota Twins, 4-3, in 22 innings (completed 5/13)
  • 1972-05-13 Milwaukee Brewers beat Minnesota Twins, 4-3, in 22 innings (started 5/12)
  • 1973-09-22 Balt Oriole Al Bumbry hits 3 triples vs Milwaukee Brewers
  • 1974-06-19 KC Royal Steve Busby 2nd no-hitter beats Milwaukee Brewers, 2-0

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1974-11-02 Braves trade Hank Aaron to Milwaukee Brewers for OF Dave May

Baseball Player Hank Aaron
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Hank Aaron
  • 1976-04-10 Brewers' Don Money's grand slammer disallowed-Yanks win 9-7
  • 1977-05-22 Red Sox (6) & Brewers (5) tie single game HR record of 11
  • 1978-04-09 Brewers sweep Orioles 11-3, 16-3, & 13-5 (each with a grand slam)
  • 1978-08-09 Yanks score 5 in bottom of 9th beat Brewers 8-7
  • 1979-09-05 A's Matt Keough A's beats Brewers 6-1 for 1st win after 14 straight losses, ended 1978 with 4 loses (1 shy of the record 19)
  • 1979-09-30 Milwaukee Brewers lose 5-0 ending 213 straight games without a shutout
  • 1980-05-04 White Sox 1st baseman Mike Squires catches final inning of 11-1 loss to Brewers, becoming 1st lefty to catch since Dale Long in 1958
  • 1981-10-03 Brewers (since 1970) & Expos (1969) clinch their 1st-ever postseason
  • 1981-10-07 In 1st Eastern Division championship Yanks beat Brewers 5-3
  • 1981-10-11 Yanks beat Brewers 7-3 & win only Eastern Championship Series
  • 1981-11-03 Brewers reliever Rollie Fingers wins AL Cy Young Award
  • 1982-08-21 Rollie Fingers (Brewers) becomes 1st pitcher to get save #300
  • 1982-10-10 MLB American League Championship: Milwaukee Brewers beat California Angels, 3 games to 2
  • 1982-10-20 St Louis Cards beat Milwaukee Brewers, 4 games to 3 in 79th World Series
  • 1982-11-09 Brewers' Robin Yount wins AL MVP unanimously
  • 1984-05-09 Chicago White Sox beat Milwaukee Brewers, 7-6, in 25 innings (started 5/8)
  • 1985-05-20 Indians-Brewers game at Cleve Stadium is 1st rain-out of 1985, ends record string of 458 ML games since Opening Day without a rain-out
  • 1985-06-03 Brewers draft B J Surhoff #1
  • 1985-11-14 Brewers release 39-year-old pitcher Rollie Fingers
  • 1987-04-19 Brewers score 5 runs in 9th to win 6-4 & record 12th straight AL win
  • 1987-04-21 Brewers lose, ending AL season-opening winning streak at 13 games
  • 1987-04-21 Milwaukee Brewers lose after 13th straight victory to start season
  • 1987-08-08 Brewers' Rob Deer struck-out 5 times in a game
  • 1988-07-27 Baseball star Tommy John commits rec 3 errors on 1 play as Yanks rout Brewers 16-3
  • 1989-06-05 Toronto Blue Jays Skydome stadium opens, Milwaukee Brewers win 5-3
  • 1989-06-07 1st Baseball game to start outdoors & end indoors, as Toronto Blue Jays stadium closes roof during game at 8:48, & beat Brewers 4-2
  • 1989-07-01 Yanks beat Milwaukee Brewers 4-1, score is changed to 5-1 after game is over. Umpire rules Roberto Kelly scored before a double-play
  • 1989-09-23 Blue Jays bat out of order against Brewers in 6th inning
  • 1989-11-20 Milwaukee Brewers center fielder Robin Yount wins AL MVP
  • 1990-07-08 Brewers beat Angels 20-7, including 13 in 5th inning
  • 1990-07-08 Trailing 7-0, Brewers tie Angels & then score 13 in 5th to win 20-7
  • 1990-08-27 Brewers-Blue Jays game is delayed 35 minutes due to gnats
  • 1991-05-01 Milwaukee Brewers beat Chicago Cubs, 10-9, in 19 innings
  • 1992-04-28 Brewers beat Blue Jays 22-2 with AL record 31 hits in 9 innings
  • 1992-05-24 Despite trailing 7-1, NY Yanks tie Milwaukee Brewers & then score 1 in 9th to avoid 5th straight extra inning game
  • 1992-05-25 NY Yankees score 9 runs before 1st out in 8th inn, beat Brewers 13-7
  • 1992-09-24 John Jaha ties record of 11 teammates to steal 10 bases (Brewers)
  • 1993-09-26 Indians win their last game at Cleveland Stadium, beating Brewers 6-4
  • 1994-04-27 Twins righty Scott Erickson no-hits Brewers 6-0
  • 2011-10-16 MLB National League Championship: St. Louis Cardinals beat Milwaukee Brewers, 4 games to 2

Birthdays in Sport

  • 1934-07-30 Bud Selig, owner (Milwaukee Brewers)/acting baseball commissioner
  • 1941-05-10 Ken Berry, baseball player (White Sox, Angels, Brewers, Indians)
  • 1955-09-16 Robin Yount, baseballer (Milwaukee Brewers, MVP 1982, 1989, 3,142 hits)
  • 1960-09-29 Rob Deer, MLB Outfielder (Milwaukee Brewers)
  • 1961-05-01 Charlie O'Brien, catcher (Brewers, Mets, Braves, Blue Jays), born in Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • 1962-03-26 Kevin Seitzer, Springfield IL, infielder (Milwaukee Brewers)
  • 1964-12-19 Mike Fetters, Van Nuys CA, pitcher (Milwaukee Brewers)
  • 1965-07-03 Greg Vaughn, outfielder (Milwaukee Brewers, SD Padres), born in Sacramento, California
  • 1965-11-06 Brian Givens, Lompoc CA, pitcher (Milwaukee Brewers)
  • 1966-05-27 John Jaha, infielder (Milwaukee Brewers), born in Portland, Oregon
  • 1966-09-24 Kevin Koslofski, Decatur Ill, outfielder (Milwaukee Brewers)
  • 1967-04-09 Graeme Lloyd, Australia, pitcher (NY Yankees, Milwaukee Brewers)
  • 1967-09-12 Pat Listach, Natchitoches LA, infielder (Milwaukee Brewers)
  • 1967-11-24 Ben McDonald, Baton Rouge LA, pitcher (Milwaukee Brewers)
  • 1968-02-13 Matt Mieske, US baseball outfielder (Milwaukee Brewers)
  • 1968-04-14 Jesse Levis, catcher (Milwaukee Brewers), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1969-04-07 Ricky Bones, pitcher (Milwaukee Brewers, NY Yanks), born in Salinas, Puerto Rico
  • 1969-04-16 Fernando Vina, infielder (Milwaukee Brewers), born in Sacramento, California
  • 1969-09-23 Jeff Cirillo, infielder (Milwaukee Brewers), born in Pasadena, California
  • 1969-10-12 Jose Valentin, Manati Puerto Rico, infielder (Milwaukee Brewers)
  • 1969-11-09 Angel Miranda, Arecieo Puerto Rico, pitcher (Milwaukee Brewers)
  • 1969-12-09 Ramon Garcia, Guanare Venezuela, pitcher (Milwaukee Brewers)
  • 1969-12-14 Dave Nilsson, Brisbane Australia, catcher (Milwaukee Brewers)
  • 1970-09-05 Michael Potts, American pitcher (Milwaukee Brewers), born in Langdale, Alabama
  • 1970-09-22 Mike Matheny, catcher (Milwaukee Brewers), born in Columbus, Ohio
  • 1971-02-09 Ken Felder, US baseball outfielder (Milwaukee Brewers)
  • 1971-03-05 Jose Mercedes, El Seybo Dom Rep, pitcher (Milwaukee Brewers)
  • 1971-05-23 Marshall Boze, pitcher (Milwaukee Brewers), born in San Manual, Arizona
  • 1971-08-09 Scott Karl, pitcher (Milwaukee Brewers), born in Fontana, California
  • 1971-08-14 Mark Loretta, infielder (Milwaukee Brewers), born in Santa Monica, California
  • 1983-11-17 Ryan Braun, American baseball player (Milwaukee Brewers), born in Los Angeles, California