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1979 Milwaukee Brewers (MLB)

+ Organizational Roster
Nickname:
W-L Record: 95-66 .590
Rank: 2nd in American League East
Run Differential: 807-722 + 85
Roster Continuity 90.63% 2/26
Manager(s): George Bamberger
General Manager: Harry Dalton
Location: Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Ballpark: County Stadium
Attendance: 1,918,343 9/26
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Mark Higgins (#49) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bullpen Coach: Larry Haney
First Base Coach: Frank Howard
Hitting Coach: Harvey Kuenn
Pitching Coach: Cal McLish
Third Base Coach: Buck Rodgers

#1 Draft Picks

Paul Molitor (#3), Robin Yount (#3), Ray Fosse (#7), Gorman Thomas (#21)
American League East Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
10257.642--
9566.5908.0
9169.56911.5
8971.55613.5
8576.52818.0
8180.50322.0
53109.32750.5
  • The organization roster is a complete listing of all players, for a given season, who appeared in at least 1 game with either the Major League parent team or any of the affiliated teams at the various classifications (AAA,AA,A+,A,A-,Rookie)
  • A player may appear on multiple organizational rosters for a season since he have switched organizations during the season.
  • Organizational Roster for 1979 Milwaukee Brewers season
    PlayerTeamLeagueLevelPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh Level
    Gerald AkoStocktonCalifA+P5-8165R-R21KCA: 1977-8-203AAA
    Ray AlonzoButtePioRkOF6-1200L-L21MIL: 1979-17-439AA
    Jerry AugustineMilwaukeeALMLBP6-0185L-L26MIL: 1974-15-342MLB
    Daryl BaileyStocktonCalifA+P6-1180R-R23MIL: 1977-1-3AA
      HolyokeEastAAP                
    Vince BaileyBurlingtonMidwAOF6-1180R-R23Not draftedA
    Sal BandoMilwaukeeALMLB3B6-0195R-R35KC1: 1965-6-119MLB
    Kevin BassHolyokeEastAARF-OF6-0180B-R20MIL: 1977-2-29MLB
    Andy BeeneButtePioRkP6-3205R-R22MIL: 1979-5-127MLB
    Terry BevingtonHolyokeEastAAC6-2190R-R22NYA: 1974-4-84AAA
    Bengie BiggusButtePioRkP6-1185R-R21MIL: 1979-4-102AA
    Dan BoitanoVancouverPCLAAAP6-0185R-R26MON: 1973-2-44MLB
      MilwaukeeALMLBP                
    Mark BombackVancouverPCLAAAP5-11170R-R26BOS: 1971-25-586MLB
    Randy BoyceBurlingtonMidwAP6-4200L-L22MIL: 1978-24-584AA
      HolyokeEastAAP                
    Eddie BrunsonStocktonCalifA+OF6-2195R-R20MIL: 1978-11-205AA
    Mike CaldwellMilwaukeeALMLBP6-0185R-L30SDN: 1971-12-273MLB
    Clay CarrollVancouverPCLAAAP6-1200R-R38Not draftedMLB
    Ed CarrollHolyokeEastAAP5-10180L-L25LAN: 1971-23-548AAA
      VancouverPCLAAAP                
    Bill CastroMilwaukeeALMLBP5-11170R-R25UDFAMLB
    Steven ChristisonButtePioRkP6-4210R-R23Not draftedA+
      StocktonCalifA+P                
    Greg CicotteButtePioRkP6-4190R-R20Not draftedA
    Reggie ClevelandMilwaukeeALMLBP6-1195R-R31Not draftedMLB
    Jaime CocanowerStocktonCalifA+P6-4200R-R22Not draftedMLB
    Tim CookHolyokeEastAAP6-0170R-R22MIL: 1978-5-112AAA
    Cecil CooperMilwaukeeALMLB1B6-2190L-L29BOS: 1968-6-128MLB
    Barry CortStocktonCalifA+P6-5210R-R23MIL: 1974-4-78MLB
      HolyokeEastAAP                
    PlayerTeamLeagueLevelPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh Level
    Julio CuarezmaBurlingtonMidwAIF5-6135R-R21Not draftedA+
      StocktonCalifA+IF                
    David CurranStocktonCalifA+OF6-2190R-R22OAK: 1977-17-433AA
    Dick DavisMilwaukeeALMLBOF6-3195R-R25CLE: 1966-5-92MLB
    Stan DavisBurlingtonMidwA1B6-2180L-R20MIL: 1977-3-55AAA
    Greg DeHartButtePioRkP6-1170R-R20MIL: 1978-1-19A+
      BurlingtonMidwAP                
    Jorge DeJesusButtePioRk3B5-10170L-R20Not draftedA
    Roberto DiazBurlingtonMidwAP6-1160R-R21Not draftedA+
    Frank DiPinoStocktonCalifA+P6-0180L-L22Not draftedMLB
    Michael DonovanButtePioRkP6-3205R-R22Not draftedA+
    Ron DriverHolyokeEastAAP6-1190L-L23CIN: 1977-8-171AA
    Columbus DuncanBurlingtonMidwAOF6-1200R-R22MIL: 1978-11-268AA
      StocktonCalifA+OF                
      HolyokeEastAAOF                
    Richard DuranStocktonCalifA+1B6-3215R-R21Not draftedAA
      HolyokeEastAA1B                
    Lance EdigerButtePioRkOF6-2165R-R20MIL: 1978-10-242A-
    Larry EdwardsBurlingtonMidwAP6-3197R-L20MIL: 1977-2-29AAA
    Marshall EdwardsVancouverPCLAAAOF5-9157L-L26Not draftedMLB
    Johnny EvansBurlingtonMidwA1B6-5205R-R21SEA: 1977-2-45AAA
    Bill FoleyHolyokeEastAAOF6-2210R-R22MIL: 1977-6-133AAA
      VancouverPCLAAAOF                
    Ray FosseMilwaukeeALMLBC6-2215R-R32CLE: 1965-1-7MLB
    Melvin FreemanButtePioRk3B5-11185R-R20MIL: 1979-3-47A
      BurlingtonMidwA3B                
    Bob GalassoVancouverPCLAAAP6-1205L-R27Not draftedMLB
      MilwaukeeALMLBP                
    Frank GallowayButtePioRkP6-3185R-R22MIL: 1979-24-616RK
    Jim GantnerMilwaukeeALMLB2B-3B5-11175L-R25MIL: 1974-12-270MLB
    Bob GibsonBurlingtonMidwAP6-0195R-R22Not draftedMLB
    Samuel GierhanBurlingtonMidwAP6-4185R-R22BAL: 1975-4-95A
    Dan GilmartinButtePioRkSS6-1170R-R19MIL: 1978-9-216A+
      BurlingtonMidwASS                
    PlayerTeamLeagueLevelPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh Level
    David GreenStocktonCalifA+1B6-3170R-R18Not draftedMLB
    Dave GrierButtePioRkP6-0175R-R21MIL: 1979-1-24AA
    Moose HaasMilwaukeeALMLBP6-0180R-R23MIL: 1974-2-30MLB
    Rocky HallBurlingtonMidwA2B5-11160L-R22Not draftedAA
      HolyokeEastAA2B                
    Jon HansenButtePioRkOF6-3190R-R21MIL: 1979-3-75AA
    Vic HarrisVancouverPCLAAA2B-OF6-0170B-R29OAK: 1970-1-9MLB
    Mike HendersonHolyokeEastAAP5-10160R-R23MIL: 1977-11-263AAA
      VancouverPCLAAAP                
    Nick HernandezBurlingtonMidwAC6-4211R-R19MIL: 1978-1-8A+
    Mark HigginsButtePioRkOF6-4205R-R18MIL: 1979-2-49A
    Sam HindsHolyokeEastAAP6-6215R-R25SLN: 1971-35-734MLB
    Larry HisleMilwaukeeALMLBOF6-2195R-R32PHI: 1965-2-38MLB
    Ed IrvineBurlingtonMidwAOF6-0175R-R22MIL: 1979-7-179AAA
    Ronald JacobsVancouverPCLAAAC6-1190R-R25MIL: 1976-7-148AAA
    Skip JamesVancouverPCLAAA1B6-0185L-L29SFN: 1971-5-116MLB
    Gersan JarquinHolyokeEastAAIF5-8140R-R24Not draftedAAA
    Jerry JenkinsStocktonCalifA+P6-4195R-R20MIL: 1977-4-81AA
    Doug JonesBurlingtonMidwAP6-2224R-R22MIL: 1978-3-59MLB
    Rickey KeetonVancouverPCLAAAP6-2190R-R22MIL: 1978-3-60MLB
    Kurt KingsolverButtePioRkOF5-11175R-R20MIL: 1979-16-413AAA
      StocktonCalifA+OF                
    Ron KoenigsfeldButtePioRkSS5-11187R-R21MIL: 1979-10-257AAA
    Rick KranitzBurlingtonMidwAP5-11170R-R20MIL: 1979-4-101AAA
    Steve LakeStocktonCalifA+C6-1190R-R22BAL: 1975-3-71MLB
    Larry LandrethHolyokeEastAAP6-1175R-R24Not draftedMLB
    Dave LaPointStocktonCalifA+P6-3215L-L19MIL: 1977-10-237MLB
    Mark LepsonBurlingtonMidwAP6-4215R-R19MIL: 1978-17-424A
    PlayerTeamLeagueLevelPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh Level
    Stan LeviButtePioRkOF5-10160L-L20OAK: 1976-10-240AA
    Sixto LezcanoMilwaukeeALMLBOF5-11175R-R25Not draftedMLB
    Doug LomanStocktonCalifA+OF5-11185L-L21MIL: 1978-2-33MLB
    Juan LopezVancouverPCLAAASS5-11160R-R26Not draftedAAA
    Willie LozadoBurlingtonMidwA3B6-0166R-R20MIN: 1978-3-51MLB
    Mike MaddenBurlingtonMidwAP6-1190L-L21PIT: 1976-3-69MLB
    Steve ManderfieldBurlingtonMidwAP6-2225L-L19MIL: 1977-12-289AA
    Melvin ManningStocktonCalifA+SS6-1180R-R21MIL: 1976-2-28AA
    Buck MartinezMilwaukeeALMLBC5-11200R-R30Not draftedMLB
    Luis MatiasButtePioRkP6-0170R-R19Not draftedA
    John MaxsonButtePioRkP6-5205R-R21MIL: 1978-6-55A
      BurlingtonMidwAP                
    Damion McClendonButtePioRkOF6-0179L-L20Not draftedRK
    Bob McClureMilwaukeeALMLBP5-11170B-L26LAN: 1973-3-62MLB
    Karl McKayButtePioRkP-OF6-2180R-R18MIL: 1979-6-153A+
    Brian MeadowsButtePioRkP6-4220R-R3FLO: 1994-3-70MLB
    Randy MeyerButtePioRkP6-2195R-R21MIL: 1979-2-45AA
    Paul MitchellMilwaukeeALMLBP6-1195R-R28BAL: 1971-1-7MLB
    Paul MolitorMilwaukeeALMLB3B-2B6-0195R-R22MIL: 1977-1-3MLB
    Don MoneyMilwaukeeALMLB3B6-1190R-R32Not draftedMLB
    Larry MontgomeryStocktonCalifA+P6-2195R-R21MIL: 1976-11-244AAA
    Charlie MooreMilwaukeeALMLBC-OF5-11180R-R26MIL: 1971-5-101MLB
    David MorrisButtePioRkP6-2202R-R16MIL: 1979-9-231AA
    Willie MuellerVancouverPCLAAAP6-4220R-R22Not draftedMLB
    Rick NicholsonStocktonCalifA+P6-3190R-R22MIL: 1977-4-81AA
    Tim NordbrookVancouverPCLAAASS6-1180R-R29BAL: 1970-9-222MLB
      MilwaukeeALMLBSS                
    PlayerTeamLeagueLevelPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh Level
    Steven NorwoodBurlingtonMidwAP6-2195L-R22MIL: 1978-13-320A
    Kunikazu OgawaVancouverPCLAAAP5-100-R27Not draftedAAA
    Ben OglivieMilwaukeeALMLBOF6-2170L-L30BOS: 1968-11-248MLB
    Rich OlsenHolyokeEastAAP6-0177R-R22MIL: 1978-4-86AAA
      VancouverPCLAAAP                
    James PadulaBurlingtonMidwAOF6-0210R-R23OAK: 1978-6-127A
    Vine PoneButtePioRk3B6-1200R-R19MIL: 1978-8-190A+
      BurlingtonMidwA3B                
    Rene QuinonesHolyokeEastAAIF5-9155B-R17Not draftedAAA
    Gus QuirosVancouverPCLAAAP6-0170R-R26BAL: 1974-36-672AAA
    Russell RamirezBurlingtonMidwAOF5-11160R-R-Not draftedA+
      StocktonCalifA+OF                
    Lance RautzhanHolyokeEastAAP6-1195R-L26LAN: 1970-3-57MLB
      MilwaukeeALMLBP                
    Steve ReedHolyokeEastAAP6-1180R-R23CIN: 1974-1-23AAA
    Andy ReplogleVancouverPCLAAAP6-5205R-R25SLN: 1975-9-208MLB
      MilwaukeeALMLBP                
    Calvin RiggarStocktonCalifA+P6-10L-L22NYA: 1976-2-40AA
      HolyokeEastAAP                
    George RobinsButtePioRkOF-P6-0180R-R21KCA: 1976-6-95A+
      BurlingtonMidwAOF-P                
    James RobinsonBurlingtonMidwAOF6-0180R-R21NYA: 1978-2-37A
    Ivan RodriguezStocktonCalifA+SS6-2175R-R21Not draftedAAA
    Ed RomeroVancouverPCLAAASS-2B5-11180R-R21Not draftedMLB
    Larry RushHolyokeEastAA1B-3B6-2190R-R23CAL: 1973-11-247AAA
    Craig RyanVancouverPCLAAA1B-OF6-2180L-R26BAL: 1974-2-48AAA
    Lenn SakataVancouverPCLAAA2B-SS5-9160R-R25MIL: 1975-1-10MLB
      MilwaukeeALMLB2B-SS                
    Bill SchroederButtePioRkC6-2200R-R20MIL: 1979-8-205MLB
    Robert SchusterHolyokeEastAA1B6-1175L-R22SEA: 1977-2-50AAA
    Pat SeegersBurlingtonMidwAOF5-10160R-R-MIL: 1978-26-619A
    Billy SevernsVancouverPCLAAAOF5-11180L-L26SFN: 1975-3-64AAA
    Terry ShoebridgeStocktonCalifA+OF6-1190R-R21MIL: 1976-4-76AAA
      HolyokeEastAAOF                
    PlayerTeamLeagueLevelPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh Level
    Lee SigmanStocktonCalifA+SS6-3175B-R28Not draftedAAA
    John SkorochockiStocktonCalifA+SS5-11165L-R20MIL: 1977-13-315AAA
    Bob SkubeBurlingtonMidwAOF6-0180L-L21MIL: 1979-13-335MLB
      StocktonCalifA+OF                
    Jim SlatonMilwaukeeALMLBP6-0185R-R29SE1: 1969-15-357MLB
    Bobby SmithHolyokeEastAAOF5-9175L-L23PIT: 1978-5-120AAA
    Lary SorensenMilwaukeeALMLBP6-2210R-R23MIL: 1976-8-172MLB
    Tommy SotoHolyokeEastAASS5-11170R-R23Not draftedAAA
    Steven SplittHolyokeEastAAOF-1B5-11175L-L22MIL: 1977-1-4AA
    Randy SteinVancouver/SpokanePCLAAAP6-4210R-R26BAL: 1971-1-23MLB
    Weldon SwiftHolyokeEastAAP6-2205R-R21MIL: 1978-1-7AA
    Creighton TevlinVancouverPCLAAAOF6-0175L-R24BAL: 1974-24-539AAA
    David ThomasButtePioRkP6-4185R-R21MIL: 1979-1-24A+
    Franklin ThomasStocktonCalifA+2B5-11175R-R21MIL: 1978-7-164AAA
    Gorman ThomasMilwaukeeALMLBOF6-2210R-R28SE1: 1969-1-21MLB
    Joe TkacButtePioRkP6-0180L-L23MIL: 1979-19-491RK
    Tony TorresStocktonCalifA+P6-2195R-R19MIL: 1979-1-8AA
    Bill TraversMilwaukeeALMLBP6-6200L-L26MIL: 1970-6-127MLB
    Don ValgardsonStocktonCalifA+1B6-3200L-L23Not draftedA+
    Jesse VasquezButtePioRkP6-1180L-L16CHA: 1983-10-238AA
    Alan WalkerButtePioRkP6-2185R-L19Not draftedA
    Ronald WallingButtePioRkP5-11175L-L20MIL: 1979-2-33RK
    Don WhitingHolyokeEastAAOF6-4205L-L24BAL: 1973-4-87AA
    Jim WohlfordMilwaukeeALMLBOF5-11175R-R28KCA: 1970-3-61MLB
    Porter WyattButtePioRkP6-0162B-R21MIL: 1978-6-130AA
      HolyokeEastAAP                
    Ned YostVancouverPCLAAAC6-1190R-R23MON: 1974-2-33MLB
    PlayerTeamLeagueLevelPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh Level
    Robin YountMilwaukeeALMLBSS-CF6-0180R-R23MIL: 1973-1-3MLB
    Jeff YurakHolyokeEastAAOF6-3195B-R25SFN: 1974-24-536MLB
      VancouverPCLAAAOF                


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