1973 Milwaukee Brewers season

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1973 Milwaukee Brewers
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Bud Selig
General manager(s) Jim Wilson
Manager(s) Del Crandall
Local television WTMJ-TV
(Merle Harmon, Bob Uecker,Tom Collins, Johnny Logan)
Local radio 620 WTMJ
(Merle Harmon, Bob Uecker)
Stats ESPN.com
BB-reference
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The 1973 Milwaukee Brewers season involved the Brewers' finishing fifth in the American League East with a record of 74 wins and 88 losses.

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

AL East W L Pct. GB Home Road
Baltimore Orioles 97 65 0.599 50–31 47–34
Boston Red Sox 89 73 0.549 8 48–33 41–40
Detroit Tigers 85 77 0.525 12 47–34 38–43
New York Yankees 80 82 0.494 17 50–31 30–51
Milwaukee Brewers 74 88 0.457 23 40–41 34–47
Cleveland Indians 71 91 0.438 26 34–47 37–44


Record vs. opponents[edit]

1973 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 7–11 6–6 8–4 12–6 9–9 8–4 15–3 8–4 9–9 5–7 10–2
Boston 11–7 7–5 6–6 9–9 3–15 8–4 12–6 6–6 14–4 4–8 9–3
California 6–6 5–7 8–10 5–7 7–5 10–8 5–7 10–8 6–6 6–12 11–7
Chicago 4–8 6–6 10–8 7–5 5–7 6–12 3–9 9–9 8–4 6–12 13–5
Cleveland 6–12 9–9 7–5 5–7 9–9 2–10 9–9 7–5 7–11 3–9 7–5
Detroit 9–9 15–3 5–7 7–5 9–9 4–8 12–6 5–7 7–11 7–5 5–7
Kansas City 4–8 4–8 8–10 12–6 10–2 8–4 8–4 9–9 6–6 8–10 11–7
Milwaukee 3–15 6–12 7–5 9–3 9–9 6–12 4–8 8–4 10–8 4–8 8–4
Minnesota 4–8 6–6 8–10 9–9 5–7 7–5 9–9 4–8 3–9 14–4 12–6
New York 9–9 4–14 6–6 4–8 11–7 11–7 6–6 8–10 9–3 4–8 8–4
Oakland 7–5 8–4 12–6 12–6 9–3 5–7 10–8 8–4 4–14 8–4 11–7
Texas 2–10 3–9 7–11 5–13 5–7 7–5 7–11 4–8 6–12 4–8 7–11


Notable transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

Milwaukee Brewers
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

Player stats[edit]

Batting[edit]

Starters by position[edit]

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
1B Scott, GeorgeGeorge Scott 158 604 185 .306 24 107
2B García, PedroPedro García 160 580 142 .245 15 54
3B Money, DonDon Money 145 556 158 .284 11 61
SS Johnson, TimTim Johnson 136 465 99 .213 0 32
LF Briggs, JohnnyJohnny Briggs 142 488 120 .246 18 57
RF Coluccio, BobBob Coluccio 124 438 98 .224 15 58

Other batters[edit]

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
Rodríguez, EllieEllie Rodríguez 94 290 78 .269 0 30
Mitchell, BobbyBobby Mitchell 47 130 29 .223 5 20
Vukovich, JohnJohn Vukovich 55 128 16 .125 2 9
Howard, WilburWilbur Howard 16 39 8 .205 0 1

Pitching[edit]

Starting pitchers[edit]

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

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Colborn, JimJim Colborn 43 314.1 20 12 3.18 135
Bell, JerryJerry Bell 31 183.2 9 9 3.97 57

Other pitchers[edit]

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

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Champion, BillBill Champion 37 163.1 5 8 3.70 67
Lockwood, SkipSkip Lockwood 37 154.2 5 12 3.90 87
Rodriguez, EduardoEduardo Rodriguez 30 76.1 9 7 3.30 49
Kobel, KevinKevin Kobel 2 8.1 0 1 8.64 4

Relief pitchers[edit]

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

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Linzy, FrankFrank Linzy 42 2 6 13 3.57 21
Velázquez, CarlosCarlos Velázquez 18 2 2 2 2.58 12
Newman, RayRay Newman 11 2 1 1 2.95 10
Gardner, RobRob Gardner 10 1 1 1 9.95 5
Sprague, EdEd Sprague 7 0 1 1 9.31 3

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Evansville Triplets American Association Mike Roarke
AA Shreveport Captains Texas League Gene Freese
A Danville Warriors Midwest League Bernie Smith
A-Short Season Newark Co-Pilots New York–Penn League Matt Galante

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Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Jim Lonborg at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ Joe Azcue at Baseball-Reference
  3. ^ Robin Yount at Baseball Reference
  4. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 2nd and 3rd editions. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 1997 and 2007

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