1975 Milwaukee Brewers season

The 1975 Milwaukee Brewers season involved the Brewers' finishing fifth in the American League East with a record of 68 wins and 94 losses.

1975 Milwaukee Brewers
Hank Aaron's Final Season
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s)Bud Selig
General manager(s)Jim Baumer
Manager(s)Del Crandall, Harvey Kuenn
Local televisionWTMJ-TV
(Gary Bender, Jim Irwin)
Local radio620 WTMJ
(Merle Harmon, Bob Uecker)
StatsESPN.com
BB-reference
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Offseason

  • November 2, 1974: Dave May and a player to be named later were traded by the Brewers to the Atlanta Braves for Hank Aaron. The Milwaukee Brewers completed the trade by sending Roger Alexander (minors) to the Braves on December 2.[1]
  • January 9, 1975: Lenn Sakata was drafted by the Milwaukee Brewers in the 1st round (10th pick) of the 1975 amateur draft (January Secondary).[2]

Regular season

Season standings

AL East W L Pct. GB Home Road
Boston Red Sox 95 65 0.594 47–34 48–31
Baltimore Orioles 90 69 0.566 44–33 46–36
New York Yankees 83 77 0.519 12 43–35 40–42
Cleveland Indians 79 80 0.497 15½ 41–39 38–41
Milwaukee Brewers 68 94 0.420 28 36–45 32–49
Detroit Tigers 57 102 0.358 37½ 31–49 26–53

Record vs. opponents

1975 American League Records

Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10] [11] [12]
Team BAL BOS CAL CWS CLE DET KC MIL MIN NYY OAK TEX
Baltimore 9–9 6–6 7–4 10–8 12–4 7–5 14–4 6–6 8–10 4–8 7–5
Boston 9–9 6–6 8–4 7–11 13–5 7–5 10–8 10–2 11–5 6–6 8–4
California 6–6 6–6 9–9 3–9 6–5 4–14 7–5 8–10 7–5 7–11 9–9
Chicago 4–7 4–8 9–9 7–5 5–7 9–9 8–4 9–9 6–6 9–9 5–13
Cleveland 8–10 11–7 9–3 5–7 12–6 6–6 9–9 3–6 9–9 2–10 5–7
Detroit 4–12 5–13 5–6 7–5 6–12 6–6 7–11 4–8 6–12 6–6 1–11
Kansas City 5–7 5–7 14–4 9–9 6–6 6–6 7–5 11–7 7–5 11–7 14–4
Milwaukee 4–14 8–10 5–7 4–8 9–9 11–7 5–7 2–10 9–9 5–7 6–6
Minnesota 6–6 2–10 10–8 9–9 6–3 8–4 7–11 10–2 4–8 6–12 8–10
New York 10–8 5–11 5–7 6–6 9–9 12–6 5–7 9–9 8–4 6–6 8–4
Oakland 8–4 6–6 11–7 9–9 10–2 6–6 11–7 7–5 12–6 6–6 12–6
Texas 5–7 4–8 9–9 13–5 7–5 11–1 4–14 6–6 10–8 4–8 6–12

Notable transactions

Roster

1975 Milwaukee Brewers
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

Player stats

Batting

Starters by position

Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
C Darrell Porter 130 409 95 .232 18 60
1B George Scott 158 617 176 .285 36 109
2B Pedro García 98 302 68 .225 6 38
3B Don Money 109 405 112 .277 15 43
SS Robin Yount 147 558 149 .267 8 52
LF Bobby Mitchell 93 229 57 .249 9 41
CF Bill Sharp 125 373 95 .255 1 34
RF Sixto Lezcano 134 429 106 .247 11 43
DH Hank Aaron 137 465 109 .234 12 60

[6]

Other batters

Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Bobby Darwin 55 186 46 .247 8 23
Bob Sheldon 53 181 52 .287 0 14
Tim Johnson 38 85 12 .141 0 2
Johnny Briggs 28 74 22 .297 3 5
Bob Coluccio 22 62 12 .194 1 5
Tommy Bianco 18 34 6 .176 0 0
Rob Ellis 6 7 2 .286 0 0

Pitching

Starting pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Pete Broberg 38 220.1 14 16 4.13 100

Other pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Bill Champion 27 110 6 6 5.89 40
Bill Castro 18 75 3 2 2.52 25
Ed Sprague 18 67.1 1 7 4.68 21
Larry Anderson 8 30.1 1 0 5.04 13
Jerry Augustine 5 26.2 2 0 3.04 8

Relief pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Eduardo Rodríguez 43 7 0 7 3.49 65
Rick Austin 32 2 3 2 3.05 30

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Sacramento Solons Pacific Coast League Harry Bright
AA Thetford Mines Miners Eastern League John Felske
A Burlington Bees Midwest League Matt Galante
A-Short Season Newark Co-Pilots New York–Penn League Tony Roig

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Newark

Notes

  1. ^ Hank Aaron at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ https://www.baseball-reference.com/players/s/sakatle01.shtml
  3. ^ Jesús Vega at Baseball Reference
  4. ^ Bob Coluccio at Baseball Reference
  5. ^ Johnny Briggs at Baseball Reference
  6. ^ https://www.baseball-reference.com/teams/MIL/1975.shtml

References

AL East
AL West
NL East
NL West
Franchise
Ballparks
Culture
Lore
Key personnel
Minor league affiliates
Rivalries
League pennants
Division titles
Wild Card berths

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