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 televisionWTMJ-TV
(Merle Harmon, Bob Uecker,Tom Collins, Johnny Logan)
Local radio620 WTMJ
(Merle Harmon, Bob Uecker)
StatsESPN.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 George Scott 158 604 185 .306 24 107
2B Pedro García 160 580 142 .245 15 54
3B Don Money 145 556 158 .284 11 61
SS Tim Johnson 136 465 99 .213 0 32
LF Johnny Briggs 142 488 120 .246 18 57
RF Bob 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
Ellie Rodríguez 94 290 78 .269 0 30
Bobby Mitchell 47 130 29 .223 5 20
John Vukovich 55 128 16 .125 2 9
Wilbur 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
Jim Colborn 43 314.1 20 12 3.18 135
Jerry 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
Bill Champion 37 163.1 5 8 3.70 67
Skip Lockwood 37 154.2 5 12 3.90 87
Eduardo Rodriguez 30 76.1 9 7 3.30 49
Kevin 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
Frank Linzy 42 2 6 13 3.57 21
Carlos Velázquez 18 2 2 2 2.58 12
Ray Newman 11 2 1 1 2.95 10
Rob Gardner 10 1 1 1 9.95 5
Ed 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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