1999 Milwaukee Brewers season
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|1999 Milwaukee Brewers|
|Major League affiliations|
|General manager(s)||Sal Bando, Dean Taylor|
|Manager(s)||Phil Garner, Jim Lefebvre|
(Matt Vasgersian, Len Kasper, Bill Schroeder)
|Local radio||WTMJ (AM) |
(Bob Uecker, Jim Powell, Len Kasper)
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- 1 Offseason
- 2 Regular season
- 3 Player stats
- 4 Farm system
- 5 References
- November 11, 1998: Bob Hamelin was released by the Brewers.
- November 20, 1998: Héctor Ramírez was signed as a free agent by the Brewers.
- December 1, 1999: Norberto Martin was signed as a free agent by the Brewers.
- December 2, 1999: Dave Weathers was signed as a Free Agent with the Milwaukee Brewers.
- December 14, 1998: The Brewers traded a player to be named later to the Minnesota Twins for Alex Ochoa. The Brewers completed the deal by sending Darrell Nicholas (minors) to the Twins on December 15.
- December 18, 1998: Marc Newfield was released by the Brewers.
- January 27, 1999: Jim Abbott was signed as a free agent by the Brewers.
- July 14, 1999: "Big Blue", a massive crane that was used to put the roof panels on soon to be completed Miller Park, collapsed while attempting to place one of the panels. Ultimately, this accident delayed the opening of Miller Park a full season and it wasn't opened until April 2001.
Opening Day Starters
- Sean Berry
- Jeromy Burnitz
- Jeff Cirillo
- Marquis Grissom
- Geoff Jenkins
- Mark Loretta
- Dave Nilsson
- Bill Pulsipher
- Fernando Viña
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Record vs. opponents
1999 National League Records
Source: NL Standings Head-to-Head
- April 12, 1999: Aaron Small was signed as a free agent by the Brewers.
- May 23, 1999: Aaron Small was released by the Brewers.
- June 2, 1999: Ben Sheets was drafted by the Brewers in the 1st round (10th pick) of the 1999 Major League Baseball draft. Player signed July 30, 1999.
- August 12, 1999: Jason Bere was signed as a free agent by the Brewers.
- August 18, 1999: Rich Becker was traded by the Brewers to the Oakland Athletics for a player to be named later. The Athletics completed the deal by sending Carl Dale to the Brewers on August 20.
|1999 Milwaukee Brewers|
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Starters by position
- Bob Hamelin at Baseball-Reference
- Héctor Ramírez at Baseball-Reference
- Norberto Martin at Baseball-Reference
- Alex Ochoa at Baseball-Reference
- Marc Newfield at Baseball-Reference
- Jim Abbott at Baseball-Reference
- 1999 Milwaukee Brewers Roster by Baseball Almanac
- Aaron Small at Baseball-Reference
- Ben Sheets at Baseball-Reference
- Jason Bere at Baseball-Reference
- Rich Becker at Baseball-Reference
- Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 2007