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1979 Milwaukee Brewers

Roster (40-man)

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1978 / 1980

95-66, Finished 2nd in AL East (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: George Bamberger (95-66)
GM: Harry Dalton, Farm Dir: Tony Siegle, Scouting Dir: Ray Poitevint
Scored 807 runs, Allowed 722 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 89-72

Ballparks: County Stadium · Attendance: 1,918,343 (5th of 14)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 100, Pitching - 99 · one-year: Batting - 100, Pitching - 99

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1978 / 1980 Roster (40-man)

Team Roster & Games By Position

Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Yrs G GS Batting Defense P C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF OF DH PH PR WAR Salary
Jerry Augustine 26 L L 6' 0" 183 Jul 24, 1952 5 43 2 0 43 43 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.4
Sal Bando 35 R R 6' 0" 195 Feb 13, 1944 14 130 127 130 111 1 0 4 1 110 0 0 0 0 0 18 1 0 0.7 $281,200
Dan Boitano 26 R R 6' 0" 185 Mar 22, 1953 2 5 0 0 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.3
Mike Caldwell 30 R L 6' 0" 185 Jan 22, 1949 9 31 31 0 30 30 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.9
Bill Castro 27 R R 5' 11" 170 Mar 29, 1952 6 39 0 0 39 39 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.6
Reggie Cleveland 31 R R 6' 1" 195 May 23, 1948 11 29 1 0 29 29 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -1.4
Cecil Cooper 29 L L 6' 2" 165 Dec 20, 1949 9 150 148 150 135 0 0 135 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 15 2 0 3.7 All-Star
Dick Davis 25 R R 6' 3" 190 Sep 25, 1953 3 91 80 91 35 0 0 0 0 0 0 32 0 3 35 53 7 2 -0.2
Ray Fosse 32 R R 6' 2" 215 Apr 4, 1947 12 19 11 19 14 0 13 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 4 0 0.0
Bob Galasso 27 L R 6' 1" 205 Jan 13, 1952 2 31 0 0 31 31 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.1
Jim Gantner 26 L R 6' 0" 180 Jan 5, 1953 4 70 56 70 67 1 0 0 22 42 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 12 1.3
Moose Haas 23 R R 6' 0" 180 Apr 22, 1956 4 29 28 0 29 29 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.6
Larry Hisle 32 R R 6' 2" 193 May 5, 1947 11 26 25 26 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 1 0 11 15 1 0 0.1 $525,833
Sixto Lezcano 25 R R 5' 10" 165 Nov 28, 1953 6 138 136 138 135 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 134 135 1 2 0 5.6
Buck Martinez 30 R R 5' 10" 190 Nov 7, 1948 10 69 67 69 69 1 68 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.9
Bob McClure 27 R L 5' 11" 170 Apr 29, 1952 5 36 0 1 36 36 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.1
Paul Mitchell 29 R R 6' 1" 195 Aug 19, 1949 5 18 8 0 18 18 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.2
Paul Molitor HOF 22 R R 6' 0" 185 Aug 22, 1956 2 140 138 140 131 0 0 0 122 0 10 0 0 0 0 8 2 0 5.6 $65,000
Don Money 32 R R 6' 1" 170 Jun 7, 1947 12 92 89 92 58 0 0 19 16 25 0 0 0 0 0 34 3 0 0.8
Charlie Moore 26 R R 5' 11" 180 Jun 21, 1953 7 111 89 111 106 0 106 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 20 1 2.0 $90,000
Tim Nordbrook 29 R R 6' 1" 180 Jul 7, 1949 6 2 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.1
Ben Oglivie 30 L L 6' 2" 160 Feb 11, 1949 9 139 130 139 125 0 0 9 0 0 0 102 0 24 126 13 8 0 3.0
Lance Rautzhan 26 R L 6' 1" 195 Aug 20, 1952 3 3 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.1
Andy Replogle 25 R R 6' 5" 205 Oct 7, 1953 2 3 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.1
Lenn Sakata 25 R R 5' 9" 160 Jun 8, 1954 3 4 4 4 4 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.2
Jim Slaton 29 R R 6' 0" 185 Jun 19, 1950 9 32 30 0 32 32 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.5 $247,000
Lary Sorensen 23 R R 6' 2" 200 Oct 4, 1955 3 34 34 0 34 34 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.7
Gorman Thomas 28 R R 6' 2" 210 Dec 12, 1950 6 156 155 156 152 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 152 0 152 4 0 0 4.8
Bill Travers 26 L L 6' 4" 187 Oct 27, 1952 6 30 27 1 30 30 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.5
Jim Wohlford 28 R R 5' 11" 175 Feb 28, 1951 8 63 45 63 55 0 0 0 0 0 0 35 14 8 57 7 3 6 0.3
Robin Yount HOF 23 R R 6' 0" 165 Sep 16, 1955 6 149 149 149 149 0 0 0 0 0 149 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.1
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Yrs G GS Batting Defense P C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF OF DH PH PR WAR Salary
Primary salary Data (about) courtesy Doug Pappas, and the Society for American Baseball Research.
Additional 1915-1969 salaries researched via Baseball Hall of Fame contract archives by Dr. Michael Haupert of UW-LaCrosse.
Salaries for mid-season call-ups or traded players may not be shown.
Salaries converted to alternate years using Consumer Price Index (CPI) data courtesy of the Minneapolis Federal Reserve Board.

1978 / 1980 Roster (40-man)