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1979 Milwaukee BrewersSeason Roster
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Lance Rautzhan played for the 1979 Milwaukee Brewers
LeagueAmerican LeagueDivisionEastLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameBrewers
LocationMilwaukee,Wisconsin
Record95-66 (2nd in American League East)League Rank2ndMLB Rank4th
BallparkCounty Stadium
ManagerGeorge BambergerGeneral ManagerHarry Dalton
CoachesLarry Haney (Bullpen Coach), Frank Howard (First Base Coach), Harvey Kuenn (Hitting Coach), Cal McLish (Pitching Coach), Buck Rodgers (Third Base Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickMark Higgins (#49)
Attendance1,918,343 (Rank: 9th)
Minor League AffiliatesVancouver Canadians (AAA) 79-68 ... Holyoke Millers (AA) 63-76 ... Stockton Ports (A+) 73-68 ... Burlington Bees (A) 53-83 ... Butte Copper Kings (Rk) 32-34 ...
Years Available1969-2019

Team History -- 1979 Statistics -- 1979 Roster VR -- Game Log -- Batting Lineups -- Defensive Lineups -- Starting Pitchers -- Draft Picks -- Prospects -- Organizational Roster -- Transactions

 

The players below represent ALL players who played at least 1 game for the 1979 Milwaukee Brewers.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 1979 baseball season.

1979 Milwaukee Brewers Roster

TopPREV   NEXT Visual Roster Major Leaguers Active Players Drafted Players 1st Round Draft Picks Still Active on Roster
UnifPlayer NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsHigh SchoolCollege(s)Draft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)
46Jerry AugustineP6-0 185 L-L 1952-07-24 26Kewaunee,Wisconsin MLB1974-19861975-1984Kewaunee (Kewaunee,WI)Wisconsin-La Crosse
1974-15- 342-MIL
 
6Sal Bando3B6-0 195 R-R 1944-02-13 35Cleveland,Ohio MLB1965-19811966-1981Warrensville Heights (Warrensville Heights,OH)Arizona St
1965- 6- 119-KC1
 
34Dan BoitanoP6-0 185 R-R 1953-03-22 26Sacramento,California MLB1973-19831978-1982Herbert Hoover (Fresno,CA)Fresno City Col
1973- 2-  44-MON
 
48Mike CaldwellP6-0 185 R-L 1949-01-22 30Tarboro,North Carolina MLB1971-19841971-1984Tarboro (Tarboro,NC)North Carolina St
1971-12- 273-SDN
 
35Bill CastroP5-11 170 R-R 1953-12-13 25Santiago,Dom Rep MLB1971-19831974-1983  
1970-   UDFA-MIL
 
23,47Reggie ClevelandP6-1 195 R-R 1948-05-23 31Swift Current,Saskatchewan MLB1966-19811969-1981Notre Dame (Wilcox,SK)
1965-   UDFA-SLN
 
15Cecil Cooper1B6-2 190 L-L 1949-09-20 29Brenham,Texas MLB1968-19871971-1987Brenham (Brenham,TX)Blinn Col
1968- 6- 128-BOS
 
26Dick DavisDH-OF6-3 195 R-R 1953-09-25 25Long Beach,California MLB1972-19831977-1982Compton (Compton,CA)
1966- 5-  92-CLE
 
13Ray FosseC6-2 215 R-R 1947-04-04 32Marion,Illinois MLB1965-19791967-1979Marion (Marion,IL)
1965- 1-   7-CLE
 
18,45Bob GalassoP6-1 205 L-R 1952-01-13 27Connellsville,Pennsylvania MLB1970-19841977-1981Connellsville Area (Connellsville,PA)Robert Morris Col
1969-   UDFA-BAL
 
17Jim Gantner3B-2B5-11 175 L-R 1954-01-05 25Eden,Wisconsin MLB1974-19921976-1992Campbellsport (Campbellsport,WI)Wisconsin-Oshkosh
1974-12- 270-MIL
 
30Moose HaasP6-0 180 R-R 1956-04-22 23Baltimore,Maryland MLB1974-19871976-1987Franklin (Reisterstown,MD)
1974- 2-  30-MIL
 
9Larry HisleDH-OF6-2 195 R-R 1947-05-05 32Portsmouth,Ohio MLB1966-19821968-1982Portsmouth (Portsmouth,OH)
1965- 2-  38-PHI
 
16Sixto LezcanoOF5-11 175 R-R 1953-11-28 25Arecibo,Puerto Rico MLB1971-19851974-1985  
1970-   UDFA-MIL
 
21Buck MartinezC5-11 200 R-R 1948-11-07 30Redding,California MLB1967-19861969-1986Elk Grove (Elk Grove,CA)Sacramento City Col    
10Bob McClureP5-11 170 B-L 1953-04-29 26Oakland,California MLB1973-19931975-1993Terra Nova (Pacifica,CA)Col. San Mateo
1973- 3-  62-LAN
 
43Paul MitchellP6-1 195 R-R 1950-08-19 28Redmond,Washington MLB1971-19811975-1980Worcester Academy (Worcester,MA)Old Dominion U.
1971- 1-   7-BAL
 
4Paul Molitor2B6-0 195 R-R 1956-08-22 22St. Paul,Minnesota MLB1975-19981978-1998Cretin-Derham Hall (St. Paul,MN)Minnesota
1977- 1-   3-MIL
 
7Don MoneyDH-3B6-1 190 R-R 1947-06-07 32Washington,District of Columbia MLB1965-19831968-1983La Plata (La Plata,MD)
1965-   UDFA-PIT
 
22Charlie MooreC5-11 180 R-R 1953-06-21 26Birmingham,Alabama MLB1971-19871973-1987Minor (Adamsville,AL)
1971- 5- 101-MIL
 
1Tim NordbrookSS6-1 180 R-R 1949-07-07 29Baltimore,Maryland MLB1974-19821974-1979   Loyola U. Maryland
1970- 9- 222-BAL
 
24Ben OglivieOF6-2 170 L-L 1949-02-11 30Colon,Panama MLB1968-19891971-1986Roosevelt (Bronx,NY)
1968-11- 248-BOS
 
29Lance RautzhanP6-1 195 R-L 1952-08-20 26Pottsville,Pennsylvania MLB1977-19801977-1979Blue Mountain (Schuylkill Haven,PA)
1970- 3-  57-LAN
 
27Andy ReplogleP6-5 205 R-R 1953-10-07 25South Bend,Indiana MLB1973-19811978-1979R. Nelson Snider (Fort Wayne,IN)Kansas St
1975- 9- 208-SLN
 
2Lenn Sakata2B5-9 160 R-R 1954-06-08 25Honolulu,Hawaii MLB1973-19871977-1987Kalani (Honolulu,HI)Gonzaga U.
1975- 1-  10-MIL
 
41Jim SlatonP6-0 185 R-R 1950-06-19 29Long Beach,California MLB1969-19861971-1986Antelope Valley (Lancaster,CA)Fresno St
1969-15- 357-SE1
 
39Lary SorensenP6-2 210 R-R 1955-10-04 23Detroit,Michigan MLB1976-19881977-1988L'anse Creuse North (Chesterfield,MI)Michigan
1976- 8- 172-MIL
 
20Gorman ThomasOF6-2 210 R-R 1950-12-12 28Charleston,South Carolina MLB1969-19861973-1986James Island (Charleston,SC)
1969- 1-  21-SE1
 
25Bill TraversP6-6 200 L-L 1952-10-27 26Norwood,Massachusetts MLB1970-19831974-1983Norwood (Norwood,MA)
1970- 6- 127-MIL
 
14Jim WohlfordOF5-11 175 R-R 1951-02-28 28Visalia,California MLB1970-19871972-1986Mount Whitney (Visalia,CA)Col. the Sequoias
1970- 3-  61-KCA
 
19Robin YountSS6-0 180 R-R 1955-09-16 23Danville,Illinois MLB1973-19931974-1993Taft (Woodland Hills,CA)
1973- 1-   3-MIL
 
31 Players